UAE denies running secret prisons in Yemen

Dubai: The UAE has rejected a recent report by the Associated Press claiming the existence of UAE-run secret prisons in southern Yemen. “What has been mentioned in the report is completely untrue and is just a political manoeuvre by Al Houthi militias to ... ( read original story ...)

UAE princesses guilty of servant abuse in Belgium

These are external links and will open in a new window Eight princesses from the UAE have been convicted of human trafficking and degrading treatment of their servants by a Brussels court. They were given 15-month suspended jail terms and ordered to pay ... ( read original story ...)

Dubai Marina water turns orange, causes ripples of concern

Dubai: A Dubai Municipality team was called in to check a stretch of Dubai Marina after the water turned orange since Thursday afternoon, causing concerns among residents. Several residents took to social media after seeing the strange phenomenon that ... ( read original story ...)

The Latest: UAE ambassador: Qatar measures ‘there to stay’

The UAE is one of four countries that have cut ties with Qatar ... FILE - In this Jan. 1, 2015, file photo, staff members of Al-Jazeera International work at the news studio in Doha, Qatar. Kuwait has given Qatar a list of demands from Saudi Arabia and ... ( read original story ...)

The Latest: UAE minister: Qatar undermining reconciliation

The UAE is one of four countries that have cut ties with Qatar ... FILE - In this Jan. 1, 2015, file photo, staff members of Al-Jazeera International work at the news studio in Doha, Qatar. Kuwait has given Qatar a list of demands from Saudi Arabia and ... ( read original story ...)

UAE warns Qatar to take neighbours’ demands ‘seriously’

the UAE, Bahrain and Egypt, which have cut diplomatic ties with the gas-rich state accusing it of sponsoring terrorism. Qatar strongly denies such charges. The demands have not been officially unveiled but Doha-based Al-Jazeera news channel said overnight ... ( read original story ...)

Ahmad Zeidan left to rot in UAE prison, claims family

These are external links and will open in a new window The family of a British student jailed in the United Arab Emirates over a cocaine find worth about £3 says he has been "forgotten" by the Foreign Office. Ahmad Zeidan, of Reading, was sentenced to ... ( read original story ...)