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July 26, 2018 4:51 PM Factbox: Risks to Middle East oil and gas shipping routes

DUBAI (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia said on Thursday it was suspending oil shipments through the Red Sea after Yemen’s Iran-aligned Houthis attacked two crude tankers, underscoring risks caused by the conflict in the world’s top oil exporting region. Iran, in its row with the United States over sanctions, has also threatened to block the Strait of Hormuz 68

June 4, 2018 8:13 AM U.S. Weighs Expanding Military Role in Yemen War

United Arab Emirates seeks direct U.S. help to capture Red Sea port from Iran-backed Houthi fighters WASHINGTON—The Trump administration is weighing an appeal from the United Arab Emirates for direct U.S. support to seize Yemen’s main port for humanitarian aid from Iranian-backed Houthi fighters, according to U.S. officials, a move they worry could have catastrophic 62

May 13, 2018 5:41 PM Saudi military says troops arrive in Yemen's Socotra island

CAIRO – A Saudi military spokesman says that its troops have landed on the Yemeni island of Socotra, listed by UNESCO as a world natural heritage site and the focus of a dispute between Yemen and its ally the United Arab Emirates. Turki al-Malki, spokesman for the Saudi-led coalition fighting Yemen's Shiite rebels, says Sunday that the Saudi troops are on a training 69

April 7, 2018 1:09 AM Trump, UAE leader push for unity in Gulf as dispute drags on

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump and Abu Dhabi Crown Prince Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed of the United Arab Emirates agreed on Friday to push for unity among Gulf nations, the White House said, amid a bitter standoff between Qatar and other U.S. allies in the region. The two leaders agreed in a telephone call that members of the six-nation 88

March 27, 2018 10:28 AM South Korean president visits his troops training Emiratis

South Korean president visits his troops training Emiratis South Korean President Moon Jae-in has visited some of his country's special forces troops who are training soldiers in the United Arab Emirates. The South Korean presidency issued a statement on Tuesday saying Moon visited their base in the emirate of Abu Dhabi. Like with many other visits in the UAE by Moon, it was closed 77

March 27, 2018 7:44 AM Bahrain, UAE say Qatari jets interfering with their flights

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates – Authorities in Bahrain and the United Arab Emirates are again accusing Qatari military jets of interfering with their flights, the latest accusations amid the Arab countries' boycott of Doha over a diplomatic dispute. Bahrain's state-run news agency said late Monday that Qatari fighter jets passed underneath an Emirati plane 83

March 26, 2018 3:04 PM South Korean president visits Emirates nuclear plant

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates – South Korean President Moon Jae-in has visited a nuclear power plant his country is building in the United Arab Emirates. The state-run WAM news agency reported Monday that Abu Dhabi's powerful Crown Prince Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan traveled with Moon to the Barakah nuclear power plant. On the trip, closed to other 75

February 1, 2018 7:46 PM UAE gives Johns Hopkins $50M for new stroke care institute

The United Arab Emirates says it's making a $50 million gift to Johns Hopkins University for a new institute for stroke research in Baltimore and in Abu Dhabi. The UAE ambassador to the U.S., Yousef Al Otaiba, released a statement in partnership with Johns Hopkins on Thursday ahead of a planned announcement in New York. The statement says the Sheikh 92

January 28, 2018 5:50 AM Sheikha Hessa, mother of United Arab Emirates' ruler, dies

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates – Sheikha Hessa bint Mohammed Al Nahyan, the mother of the ruler of the United Arab Emirates, has died. The state-run WAM news agency announced Sheikha Hessa's death on Sunday, without offering any details or giving her age. WAM said the UAE would observe three days of mourning beginning Sunday. Sheikha Hessa was the first 53

January 15, 2018 9:59 AM UAE says Qatar fighter jet intercepts commercial flight

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates – The United Arab Emirates has claimed that a Qatari fighter jet intercepted one of its commercial airliners in international airspace on the way to Bahrain. Doha declined to immediately comment, as did the UAE's two major airlines. The claim came in a report on the state-run WAM news agency and follows two complaints by Qatar 54