HRW: UAE backs torture and disappearances in Yemen

UAE's government has denied allegations to AP ... Citing anonymous US defence officials, the news agency said the senior US military leaders were aware of allegations of torture, a claim the defence department denied. Families of detainees have held ... ( read original story ...)

UAE-France cooperation highlighted

This includes fighting terrorist organisations and supporting regional and international efforts aimed at establishing the pillars of security and stability in the region, UAE News Agency (WAM) reported. I.Y BNA 0633 GMT 2017/06/22 ( read original story ...)

UAE runs ‘informal prisons’ in Yemen: Human Rights Watch

The UAE is a key member of a Saudi-led military coalition that entered Yemen's conflict in 2015 to battle on the government's side against Iran-backed Huthi rebels. Beirut: The United Arab Emirates runs at least two "informal detention facilities" in ... ( read original story ...)

UAE, China aircraft carriers start codeshare partnership

DUBAI, June 22 (Xinhua) -- The Etihad Airways of United Arab Emirates' (UAE) and China Southern Airlines on Thursday announced a new codeshare agreement, which will allow passengers access to certain routes involving the two countries. Under the codeshare ... ( read original story ...)

Yemen, UAE ‘run secret torture prisons’

Former prisoners, Yemeni officials and rights lawyers say the United Arab Emirates and allied Yemeni forces are running a network of secret prisons across southern Yemen where hundreds of people detained in the hunt for al-Qaeda militants have disappeared ... ( read original story ...)

Abu Dhabi Police save man from online blackmailers

Abu Dhabi: The Abu Dhabi Police saved a 50-year-old Gulf national from online blackmailers who demanded money from him for not posting his indecent videos on social media. The cyber criminals in a foreign country had taken the victim’s indecent videos ... ( read original story ...)

Taste of home: Punjabi iftar in Dubai

Dubai: Dubai resident Chaudhary Noor Ul Hassan Tanvir has foodstuff flown in from his farm in Pakistan so the family can enjoy a taste of home in Ramadan. Tanvir, who runs a construction company and heavy equipment rental business in Dubai, hails from ... ( read original story ...)

Trump’s Dubai business partner signs Oman development deal

The Trump Organization's business partner in Dubai has signed an agreement to help develop a waterfront project in Oman valued at $1 billion. The state-run Oman News Agency reported that DAMAC Properties chairman Hussain Sajwani signed the deal in Muscat ... ( read original story ...)

Thousands of UAE residents take part in Yoga Day

Dubai: The love for yoga united thousands of residents from different nationalities and faiths at various venues across the UAE on Tuesday night. Despite the heat and humidity, men, women and children enthusiastically took part in the 3rd International ... ( read original story ...)