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November 13, 2018 7:41 PM Spotify launches in the Middle East and North Africa

DUBAI (Reuters) - Spotify, the world’s most popular paid music streaming service, officially launched in the Middle East and North Africa on Tuesday. The company said services would now be available in 13 Arab markets, including Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Egypt, and Morocco but not Libya, Iraq, Syria, or Yemen. Spotify has been unofficially 111

November 3, 2018 1:38 PM UAE blames Iran's 'aggressive policies' for U.S. sanctions

DUBAI (Reuters) - The United Arab Emirates’ minister of state for foreign affairs, Anwar Gargash, said on Saturday that Iran’s “aggressive policies” were “largely responsible” for the reimposition of U.S. sanctions on Tehran. Washington will on Monday reintroduce far-reaching sanctions on Iran’s vital oil sales and banking sectors to try to force the Islamic 127

October 15, 2018 8:57 AM Bahrain minister backs boycott of Uber over Khashoggi case

DUBAI (Reuters) - Bahrain’s foreign minister called for a boycott of the ride-hailing company Uber Technologies [UBER.UL] after its chief executive officer said he will not attend a business conference in the kingdom’s ally Saudi Arabia. Uber’s CEO Dara Khosrowshahi said in a statement last week he is pulling out of the Future Investment Initiative conference 101

September 30, 2018 7:41 AM Dubai airport says operating as normal after Houthi drone attack report

DUBAI (Reuters) - Dubai International Airport said on Sunday it was operating as normal following a news report Yemen’s armed Houthi movement had launched a drone attack against the airport. “With regards to reports by questionable sources this morning, Dubai Airports can confirm that Dubai International (DXB) is operating as normal without any interruption 61

September 23, 2018 12:28 PM Iran Revolutionary Guards threaten to avenge military parade attack

DUBAI (Reuters) - Iran’s Revolutionary Guards vowed on Sunday to wreak “deadly and unforgettable” vengeance for a shooting attack on a military parade that killed 25 people, including 12 of their comrades, and Tehran accused Gulf Arab states of backing the gunmen. Saturday’s assault, one of the worst ever against the elite force of the Islamic Republic 226

September 10, 2018 11:51 AM Diego Maradona says he's ready to 'give my heart' for new club Dorados

Argentina soccer legend Diego Maradona says he has left his off-the-pitch issues behind. Maradona was formally introduced Monday as the new coach of Mexican second-tier club Dorados de Sinaloa. He was jovial and said he didn't come to Mexico for a vacation. The 57-year-old has publicly struggled in the past with alcohol and drug addiction. His new club is located 61

September 5, 2018 3:15 PM Sources: Diego Maradona in talks to manage Mexican club Dorados

Mexican second-division club Dorados de Sinaloa have spoken with Diego Maradona about the Argentina legend taking over as the manager, sources confirmed to ESPN Mexico. According to sources, negotiations between Maradona and the club exist but a previous arrangement between him and Belarus side Dynamo Brest remains a sticking point. The 57-year-old former 53

August 28, 2018 11:32 AM Flydubai sacks pilot who failed alcohol test before flight

DUBAI (Reuters) - Flydubai said on Tuesday it had sacked a pilot who last month failed an alcohol test before being due to operate a flight to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) from Nepal. The captain was found to have a blood alcohol level over the legal limit and deemed unfit to operate the July 29 Kathmandu to Dubai flight after colleagues raised concerns 53

August 27, 2018 5:59 PM UAE denies report of Houthi drone attack on Dubai airport

DUBAI (Reuters) - The United Arab Emirates (UAE) denied reports on Monday that the Iranian-aligned Houthis in Yemen had attacked Dubai airport with a drone, and said operations were unaffected. The UAE General Civil Aviation Authority “has denied Houthi media claims on the Dubai International Airport, affirming that the UAE air traffic operates business 57

July 30, 2018 11:19 AM Flydubai pilot investigated after failing alcohol test

DUBAI (Reuters) - A flydubai pilot is facing disciplinary action after failing an alcohol test in Nepal on Sunday before they were due to operate a flight to the United Arab Emirates (UAE), said the airline. The captain was “tested and discovered to have a blood alcohol level above the legally acceptable level” after a fellow crew member raised concerns 55