United Arab Emirates


UAE Says Qatari Fighter Jets Intercepted Civilian Plane

The United Arab Emirates said Qatari fighter planes intercepted a civilian aircraft carrying 86 passengers to Bahrain on Sunday, UAE state news agency WAM reported. Quoting its civil aviation authority,…

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Dubai Air Show Opens With Emirates’ $15.1B Boeing Buy

Long-haul carrier Emirates purchased 40 American-made Boeing 787-10 Dreamliners on Sunday at the start of the biennial Dubai Air Show, a $15.1-billion deal certain to please U.S. President Donald Trump…

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Dubai Air Show Opens With Emirates’ $15.1B Boeing Buy

The biennial Dubai Air Show opened Sunday with hometown long-haul carrier Emirates making a $15.1 billion buy of Boeing 787-10 Dreamliners, as the world’s biggest defense companies promoted their weapons…

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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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