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September 25, 2017 2:33 PM Egyptian once known as world's heaviest woman dies in UAE

Doctors say an Egyptian once known as the world's heaviest woman has died in a hospital in the United Arab Emirates. She was 37. Burjeel Hospital in Abu Dhabi said that Eman Abdul Atti died at 4:35 a.m. on Monday. Doctors described her death as due to complications from her weight, including heart disease and kidney dysfunction. The hospital said: "Our prayers 106

September 16, 2017 4:17 PM President loyalists clash with UAE-backed forces in Yemen

SANAA, Yemen – Yemeni security and medical officials say clashes between forces loyal to the country's internationally recognized president and others backed by the United Arab Emirates have killed at least one and wounded four others, including civilians. Saturday's clashes in the southern city of Aden are the latest escalation in a rift between President 68

September 10, 2017 6:20 PM Ruler of United Arab Emirates returns home after trip abroad

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates – The ruler of the United Arab Emirates has returned to his country after a private trip. The state-run WAM news agency reported Sunday that Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan had returned home from a trip that began July 1, without elaborating. Sheikh Khalifa was born in 1948 and became president after his father, Sheikh 46

August 7, 2017 10:24 AM UAE's main oil company in talks over offshore oil stakes

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates – The United Arab Emirates' main state oil company says it plans to divvy up its offshore oil operations and is in "advanced discussions" with multiple companies interested in stakes. The Abu Dhabi National Oil Company said on Monday that more than a dozen companies are involved in the talks, and that they include both existing 58

July 19, 2017 9:55 PM Turkish official urges Saudi Arabia to drop demands against Qatar

DOHA (Reuters) - A senior Turkish official in an interview broadcast on Wednesday called on Saudi Arabia to drop 13 demands it and other Arab states had made of Qatar, saying they represent an infringement on its sovereignty. Speaking in an interview with the Qatar-based Al Jazeera channel ahead of a visit next week by President Tayyip Erdogan to the Gulf, Deputy 50

July 17, 2017 8:06 PM Was Qatar a victim of fake news?

The United Arab Emirates denies hacking Qatar's news agency with false stories which triggered the Gulf crisis. The Washington Post says US intelligence agencies have confirmed that the United Arab Emirates was behind the hacking of Qatar News Agency. The newspaper says the UAE arranged for false quotes to be attributed to the emir of Qatar, including 75

July 17, 2017 10:10 AM UAE denies hacking Qatar news agency

The United Arab Emirates has denied it was behind the alleged hacking of Qatar's state news agency in May. The Washington Post cited US intelligence officials as saying the UAE had orchestrated the posting of incendiary quotes attributed to Qatar's emir that he insisted were fabricated. The incident helped spark a diplomatic rift between Qatar and its neighbours 94

July 16, 2017 4:16 AM France Aims To Be 'Facilitator' In Gulf Crisis Talks

Jean-Yves Le Drian arrived in Qatar for a Gulf tour aimed at helping defuse the crisis pitting Qatar against Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Bahrain and Egypt. Doha, Qatar: French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said in Doha on Saturday that Paris wants to assist Kuwait-led mediation on the crisis between Qatar and four other Arab states 117

July 15, 2017 10:02 AM Six countries demand FIFA strip Qatar of 2022 World Cup, says Infantino

Six countries that cut diplomatic ties with Qatar last month have demanded FIFA strip the Gulf state of the 2022 World Cup and threatened a boycott. Saudi Arabia, Yemen, Mauritania, the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain and Egypt wrote to FIFA to ask that world football's governing body remove Qatar as hosts, FIFA president Gianni Infantino told Swiss website 57

July 15, 2017 9:44 AM UAE diplomat warns of 'long estrangement' in Qatar crisis

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates – A top Emirati diplomat has cautioned that a diplomatic standoff between Qatar and its Gulf neighbors could be prolonged. The United Arab Emirates' Minister of State for Foreign Relations Anwar al-Gargash said the countries "are heading toward a long estrangement" and that crisis is "far from a political solution." He published 66