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The 3 countries 'routinely and sometimes blatantly supplied weapons with little effort to disguise the source,' a summary of a year-long study by UN experts says
Authorities say the discovery of the natural pearl is proof that objects have been traded since the Neolithic times
Deals worth more than $1.3 billion, notably in the energy, advanced technology and health sectors, were tabled during Russian President Vladimir Putin's visit, according to the Russian Direct Investment Fund
The European Union says Switzerland and the United Arab Emirates are among the countries which have implemented tax reforms
The Department of Foreign Affairs says many of the overseas Filipino workers who returned home were victims of illegal recruitment and human trafficking
The agreement seeks to combat human trafficking and ensure the protection, rescue, and rehabilitation of victims
'We'd like a peaceful resolution. I think we've demonstrated that. I hope the Islamic Republic of Iran sees it the same way,' says US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo
Standard and Poor's expects low oil prices, the US-China trade war, and political turmoil to hurt Dubai's economy
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 UAE is working on sending them to their home countries,' the UAE Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation says in a statement
Registered Filipino voters in the UAE have made their voices known after participating in the month-long electoral exercise that took place at the Philippine Embassy and Consulate from April 13 to May 13
Drone attacks claimed by Iran-aligned Huthi rebels in Yemen shut down one of Saudi Arabia's main oil pipelines, two days after the mysterious sabotage of 4 ships, two of them Saudi tankers
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
Philippine Ambassador to the UAE Hjayceelyn Quintana also advises overseas Filipino workers to exercise due diligence when it comes to buying properties
Her son says: 'Many doctors had told us not to expect much after being in a coma for 15 or 20 years, but I would not accept that... This is all in God's hands, and I never lost hope.'
'This decision is intended to bring Iran's oil exports to zero, denying the regime its principal source of revenue,' the White House says in a statement
Turkey is probing if the 'spies' are tied to the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi
'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
'Careem and Uber are joining forces. We have reached an agreement in which Uber will acquire Careem for $3.1 billion,' a joint statement reads.
'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
Italy has long resisted the addition of the UAE. The Middle East powerhouse has recently made significant investments in the economically troubled European country.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu voices delight after an opening dinner where he spoke in the same room as top officials of Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, and Bahrain
(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
The pontiff is invited to the United Arab Emirates by both Abu Dhabi Crown Prince Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al-Nahyan and the local Catholic church
Although no date has been announced for the start of the negotiations, Yemeni government sources say they could begin as early as Thursday, December 6
The comments from the United Arab Emirates come as UN envoy Martin Griffiths is in the rebel-held capital Sanaa seeking to push forward the planned talks
Prince Mohammed will visit a 'number of brotherly' Arab states at the request of his father, King Salman
US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis says the Saudis and United Arab Emirates 'are fully on board, by the way'
The International Monetary Fund urges Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, and the United Arab Emirates to expand reforms
There have been two claims of responsibility for the gun assault against a military parade
The ministry did not disclose the advisor's name or the controversial comments
A native of Lucena City and Mauban, incoming Philippine ambassador to the UAE Hjayceelyn Mancenido Quintana receives the Quezon Medalya ng Karangalan
The Philippine basketball youth team shares the Group B lead with powerhouse China
The theme park boasts 29 rides and 6 themed areas, including a cartoon junction and the fictional Gotham City made famous by Batman
The pizza chain seeks to expand in the Middle East, 'where it is leveraging on the large population of Filipinos' for future growth
'The airport was completely cleared, Thank God, and is under control,' says Abdul Salaam al-Shehi, coalition commander for the Red Sea coast
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