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The UN experts conclude 'the arms embargo was ineffective, and resulted in regular maritime and air transfers to Libya of military material'
The European Union says Switzerland and the United Arab Emirates are among the countries which have implemented tax reforms
The agreement seeks to combat human trafficking and ensure the protection, rescue, and rehabilitation of victims
A tweet from a deputy foreign minister says: 'The Yemeni government condemns the Emirati air strikes against government forces in the interim capital Aden and in Zinjibar, which resulted in civilian and military casualties'
Speaking after meeting Saudi Arabia's King Salman near Mecca, Abu Dhabi's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Zayed al-Nahyan says dialogue is 'the only way to resolve differences between Yemenis'
Meanwhile, both the Yemeni government and separatists say they back Riyadh's call for dialogue and a suspension of fighting
'It is very much to do with moving from what I would call a military-first strategy to a peace-first strategy, and this is I think what we are doing,' says a senior UAE official
The crisis in the Gulf region, UAE minister of state for foreign affairs Anwar Gargash said, 'requires collective attention, primarily to de-escalate and to find political solutions through dialogue and negotiations'
The Intercept reports Rashid al-Malik received tens of thousands of dollars a month for gleaning information on Trump administration policy toward the Middle East in 2017. The report cites a former US official and documents.
Doha, which attended the 3 meetings in the holy city, says the concluding statements of the summits 'were ready in advance and we were not consulted on them'
The new war of words comes on the eve of emergency Arab and Gulf summits called by Iran's regional rival Saudi Arabia to discuss the standoff and ways to isolate Tehran
Oil exporting countries are discussing how to stabilize a volatile oil market amid rising US-Iran tensions in the Gulf, which threaten to disrupt global supply
The incident comes amid rising tensions between Iran and the United States which has strengthened its military presence in the region
Qatar has faced an economic and diplomatic boycott since June 2017 by Gulf rivals who accuse Doha of backing terrorism and being too close to regional rival Iran
'As overseas Filipinos, your vote is significant and important because this would have an impact on you and your families back home,' says Ambassador Hjayceelyn Quintana
'This inclusion was made despite the UAE's close cooperation with the EU on this issue and ongoing efforts to fulfil all the EU's requirements,' an official statement says
(UPDATED) Francis, who has made outreach to Muslim communities a cornerstone of his papacy, wraps up his historic three-day visit with the mass
The pope's highly publicized 48-hour visit to the United Arab Emirates will also include an open-air Mass on Tuesday, February 5, for 135,000 of the Muslim country's million Catholic residents
The Pope is greeted by Abu Dhabi Crown Prince Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed and is warmly embraced by Sheikh Ahmed al-Tayeb, the imam of Cairo's Al-Azhar, Sunni Islam's prestigious seat of learning
Justin Brownlee tallies a double-double as Mighty Sports-Philippines rolls to a second straight victory
Pope Francis, who has made strengthening ties between the two largest religions a cornerstone of his papacy, will head to Abu Dhabi on Sunday, February 3
Jovan Aquino is named the winner during the finals night held in Dubai
Matthew Hedges is among more than 700 prisoners pardoned by UAE President Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al-Nahyan for next month's National Day
Prince Mohammed will visit a 'number of brotherly' Arab states at the request of his father, King Salman
Of the 6,810 OFWs who availed of the UAE's amnesty program, 4,343 or 64% have opted to stay, according to records of the Philippine Consulate General’s office
Jennifer Dalquez, who was sentenced to death in the United Arab Emirates for murder but later acquitted, is expected to arrive in the Philippines on Friday, November 2
The ministry did not disclose the advisor's name or the controversial comments
The Philippine basketball youth team shares the Group B lead with powerhouse China
'They know the culture. They know the rules. They know it’s illegal, yet they still do it,' says Vice Consul Von Ryan Pangwi
Martin Griffiths is expected to propose to rebel leaders that they cede control of the Red Sea port to a UN-supervised committee and halt heavy clashes against advancing government troops
Qatar's Government Communications Office says it is trying to 'protect the safety of consumers,' amid the Gulf diplomatic crisis
Team manager Dan Palami says the new Azkals coach succeeding Thomas Dooley will be introduced on June 14
The Azkals are set to go up against South Korea, China, and Kyrgyzstan in January 2019
(UPDATED) The Philippine men's football team lands in Group C with South Korea, China, and Kyrgyzstan in its maiden stint in the continental tournament
The Younghusbands are confident of the Azkals’ chances in this year’s Suzuki Cup in preparation for the Asian Cup
Brothers Phil and James Younghusband drop by the Rappler office to share their thoughts on this culminating experience as veterans of the Philippine Azkals
The Azkals will need the full support of their 12th man on their road to the Asian Cup UAE 2019
From rolling away "stones of sin" to threats against media to an exclusive video on violent rituals in the police academy
Dooley's contract expired after the Tajikistan match
Hopefully, the events of that magical night – qualifying to the AFC Asian Cup, his 50th goal, the win over Tajikistan, the huge crowd – would lift Philippine football to new heights
Two inspirational defenders and a large and passionate crowd helped book the Azkals' ticket to the AFC Asian Cup
Phil Younghusband's 50th international goal for the Philippines catapults the Azkals to the 2019 UAE Asian Cup
'I think we have every right to feel confident going to this game,' says Phil Younghusband
A new law in the United Arab Emirates that took effect last February 4 requires Filipinos on visit visas to get a Certificate of Good Conduct from their home country
(UPDATED) A spokeswoman for Qatar's foreign ministry denied the accusations. 'The state of Qatar announces that the claims of Qatari fighter planes intercepting a UAE civil aircraft (are) completely false,' Lulwa al-Khater says on Twitter.
The move comes days after Shafiq, in exile in the UAE since 2012, announced his candidacy in next year's election and then said he was being prevented from leaving the country, angering his Emirati hosts
Qatar's government communication office says an unnamed global financial institution had been instructed to stop trading Qatari riyals across Europe and Asia
French President Emmanuel Macron is attending the opening, along with Abu Dhabi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Zayed Al-Nahyan and leaders including Morocco's King Mohammed VI
The announcements of the reforms come on the eve of an International Labor Organization meeting that could open an investigation by the UN agency into Qatar's treatment of migrant workers
The Azkals leave a minimum of two points clear of both Yemen and Tajikistan in the standings