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Abu Dhabi includes Hindi as third official court language

In a landmark decision, Abu Dhabi has included Hindi as the third official language used in its courts, alongside Arabic and English.

10 Feb 2019 12:10 PM

Etihad to raise stake in cash-strapped Jet Airways: source

Etihad’s stake will be capped at 49 per cent given foreign ownership rules in Indian airlines.

15 Jan 2019 11:10 AM

UAE woman kills ex-boyfriend, feeds his cooked remains to others

The victim's brother noticed a human tooth in the blender, which led to the woman's arrest and revelation of the crime.

22 Nov 2018 8:44 AM

India, Abu Dhabi ink 5 pacts, including important offshore oil-deal

The 2 sides signed a historic pact awarding a consortium of Indian oil companies a 10 per cent stake in offshore oil concession.

11 Feb 2018 9:06 AM

It’s pretty clear: Russians meddled in US elections, says ex-president G W Bush

Bush in 2008 became the first sitting US president to visit the UAE.

08 Feb 2018 5:43 PM


Aditya Motwane, Salman sister's wedding planner, held for carrying drugs in UAE

Aditya Motwane, a well-known Mumbai-based wedding planner, was detained on suspicion that he had consumed drugs.

16 Aug 2017 3:47 PM

Al-Jazeera incites religious hate, violence, says UAE

The closure of Al-Jazeera is one of 13 wide-ranging demands the alliance placed on Doha as conditions to lift the ‘blockade’.

13 Jul 2017 3:44 PM

UAE warns Qatar to take demands 'seriously' or ready to face divorce

Saudi-led coalition demands that Qatar closes down Al-Jazeera, downgrades diplomatic ties with Iran and closes down Turkish military base.

23 Jun 2017 5:55 PM

UAE considers mending ties with Qatar, asks for ‘guaranteed roadmap’ first

Along with neighbouring Saudi Arabia and its closest allies, the UAE severed relations with Qatar on Monday.

06 Jun 2017 3:43 PM

Etihad to suspend flights to Qatar amid Gulf diplomatic rift

The airline is providing a full refund on unused tickets and free rebooking to nearest alternate Etihad Airways destinations to customers.

05 Jun 2017 12:20 PM


Abu Dhabi: 'World's heaviest woman' eats on her own for 1st time in 25 years

The 36-year-old, who once weighed over 500 Kilograms, is improving steadily and was seen smiling, watching television.

29 May 2017 6:34 PM

Russia will begin deliveries of military helicopters to India in 2019

India and Russia signed an agreement in October to jointly manufacture 200 of the KA-226T helicopters for the Indian Armed Forces.

21 Feb 2017 9:07 AM

Misbah-ul Haq disappointed at West Indies’ downfall

Skipper Misbah-ul Haq showed disappointment over the downfall of once-mighty West Indies after Pakistan achieved a series-clinching win in Abu Dhabi on Tuesday.

26 Oct 2016 2:33 AM

Yasir Shah spins Pakistan to series victory

Leg-spinner Yasir Shah took six second-innings wickets in Pakistan’s crushing 133-run second Test win over the West Indies here on Tuesday as they took an unbeatable 2-0 lead in the three-match series

25 Oct 2016 11:42 PM

Younis Khan wants India, Pakistan to resume Tests

Senior batsman Younis Khan wants India and Pakistan to set aside their strained relations and resume five-day matches as both are giants of the game.

21 Oct 2016 12:24 AM


Pakistan look for clean sweep against West Indies

Pakistan continued their improvement in the 50-over game as they cruised past West Indies to win the second ODI on Sunday by 59 runs.

05 Oct 2016 6:38 AM

Woman seeks sex change in 1st for UAE

An Emirati woman has sought leave to have a sex change operation in what would be a first for the UAE, newspapers reported on Tuesday.

21 Sep 2016 6:45 AM

Solar plane circles globe for first time

Solar Impulse 2 landed on Tuesday in the UAE, completing its epic journey to become the first sun-powered airplane to circle the globe without a drop of fuel to promote renewable energy.

27 Jul 2016 1:51 AM

Solar plane completes historic round-the-world trip

Cheers and clapping welcomed the plane as it arrived at Al-Bateen Executive Airport.

26 Jul 2016 3:36 PM

Solar plane nears end of round-the-world trip

Solar Impulse 2 was on Monday approaching the end of its epic bid to become the first sun-powered airplane to circle the globe without a drop of fuel to promote renewable energy.

26 Jul 2016 6:03 AM