Cheetahs, tigers and lions now illegal pets in the UAE

(CNN)Cheetahs, tigers and lions have infamously become a status symbol in the oil-rich United Arab Emirates (UAE). But now wealthy citizens taming such wild animals to keep as pets face a $136,000 (700,000 Dirham) fine or jail. After years of pressure from ... ( read original story ...)

UAE confirms five officials killed in Afghan attack

UAE President Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed has ordered that flags ... when a suicide bomber and a car bomb detonated near the Afghan parliament complex. Tolo News said 36 parliament workers were among the dead. In Helmand province a Taliban suicide bomber ... ( read original story ...)

Welcome to the competition that could take you to La Liga

du UAE FA Academy League is almost underway and the participating teams are known. du UAE FA Academy League has unveiled the teams participating in the first season for the U17 category. This tournament is the first in its kind in UAE because it organized ... ( read original story ...)

Abu Dhabi rent changes are the perfect reason to make your move

The number of searches for Abu Dhabi rental property on has increased by more than two-thirds over the past 12 months, the portal revealed, but given the high cost of moving, is it really be worth all the effort involved? Few would ... ( read original story ...)

UAE says US$50 oil ‘isn’t going to cut it’ for producers

ABU DHABI: Crude oil at US$50 a barrel is too low for most producing countries, according to United Arab Emirates Energy Minister Suhail Al Mazrouei. Prices have climbed almost 20% to above US$50 a barrel since the Nov 30 agreement by the Organisation of ... ( read original story ...)

United Arab Emirates' leader back from 'private' trip abroad

... Emirates – The leader of the United Arab Emirates, who has rarely been seen in public since suffering a stroke nearly three years ago, has returned to the country after a "private visit" abroad. The state-run WAM news agency says Sheikh Khalifa bin ... ( read original story ...)