US Special Ops help UAE forces in Yemen anti-terror operation

told Fox News Yemen welcomed “political and logistical support” from the U.S. -- but not ground troops. YEMEN AMBASSADOR TO U.S.: NO AMERICAN GROUND TROOPS NEEDED U.S. special operations forces are assisting Yemeni and UAE forces in an advisory ... ( read original story ...)

UAE Business Barometer: Bullish on a bright future

The UAE's economic growth will surge next year, driven by a host of non-oil sectors, hence improving the job prospects and strengthening the competitiveness of the local economy, according to CEOs of the top UAE companies. Khaleej Times spoke with top ... ( read original story ...)

UAE PMI Sees Robust Improvement in Business Conditions

The health of the UAE’s non-oil private sector gained steam in July, supported by sharp expansions in output and new work. A survey carried out by Emirates NBD, the UAE PMI, reveals that in response to greater output requirements, firms scaled up ... ( read original story ...)

Firefighters get Dubai tower blaze under control

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - Firefighters brought under control a blaze that broke out early Friday in one of the world's tallest residential towers in Dubai, engulfing part of the skyscraper and sending chunks of debris plummeting below, the city ... ( read original story ...)

Fire extinguished at 86-story residential high-rise in Dubai

No major injuries had been reported. A few people were treated for smoke inhalation, according to Dubai’s Gulf News website. Several building residents said the fire broke out just after 1 a.m. at the 86-story Torch Tower residential building ... ( read original story ...)

Dubai’s Torch Tower on fire again

A large fire has ripped through a residential 79-storey skyscraper in Dubai in the United Arab Emirates - for the second time in two years. Footage posted on social media showed flames spreading up the Torch Tower and burning debris falling to the streets. ( read original story ...)

Video: The Torch tower fire at Dubai Marina put out— Dubai Media Office (@DXBMediaOffice) August 3, 2017 A Dubai Police spokesperson told Gulf News the fire broke out on 9th floor and spread to upper four floors. "It's big fire started on 9th floor. Civil defence and police in ... ( read original story ...)