United Arab Emirates


German Carrier Air Berlin Filing for Bankruptcy

Germany’s second-largest carrier, Air Berlin, is filing for bankruptcy protection after its main shareholder, Abu Dhabi-based Etihad, said it would make no more financing available. The loss-making airline said Tuesday…

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Huge Fire Engulfs Dubai Residential Skyscraper

A massive blaze was engulfing one of the world’s tallest residential buildings in Dubai early on Friday, residents said, but authorities said the tower had been evacuated and no injuries…

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UAE Says 5 Diplomats Killed in Afghan Blast

The United Arab Emirates announced on Wednesday that five of its diplomats were killed in a bombing in southern Afghanistan the day before, one of the worst attacks to target…

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Fire Breaks Out in Another Dubai Skyscraper

DUBAI (Reuters) – Fire broke out at a 75-floor residential tower in Dubai on Wednesday, Reuters witnesses said, the fifth blaze in a skyscraper in the oil-rich United Arab Emirates in…

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