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Airbus revokes Qatar Airways A321 jet order amid dispute

Jan. 21, 2022 09:51 AM EST

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — European planemaker Airbus terminated a multibillion dollar order by Qatar Airways for 50 of its single-aisle in-demand A321neo jets. The termination of the contract for the A321neo, confirmed by the planemaker to The Associated Press on Friday,...

International Committee of Red Cross in Yemen says "over 100 detainees killed and injured"' in Saada prison airstrike

Jan. 21, 2022 07:57 AM EST
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — International Committee of Red Cross in Yemen says "over 100 detainees killed and injured"' in Saada prison airstrike.

Fire erupts at Kuwait petroleum site, week after fatal blaze

Jan. 21, 2022 03:51 AM EST

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A fire broke out early Friday at a site belonging to the Kuwait National Petroleum Company, forcing a suspension of export operations there, the company said in a statement. The fire in the Shuaiba Industrial Area in eastern Kuwait did not result...

Emirates to again fly Boeing 777 to US as 5G rollout slowed

Jan. 20, 2022 05:44 AM EST

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Long-haul carrier Emirates said Thursday it will resume its Boeing 777 flights to the U.S. after halting its use of the aircraft there over concerns new 5G services in America could interfere with airplane technology that measures altitude. ...

UAE envoy: Yemen's Houthis used missiles in Abu Dhabi attack

Jan. 19, 2022 15:12 PM EST

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Yemen's Houthi rebels used cruise and ballistic missiles, in addition to drones, in an attack on Abu Dhabi this week that killed three people and set off fires at a fuel depot and an international airport, the Emirati ambassador to the United States said...

UAE envoy to US says Yemen's Houthis used missiles as well as drones in deadly attack that targeted Abu Dhabi this week

Jan. 19, 2022 12:18 PM EST
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — UAE envoy to US says Yemen's Houthis used missiles as well as drones in deadly attack that targeted Abu Dhabi this week.

Satellite photos show aftermath of Abu Dhabi oil site attack

Jan. 18, 2022 14:54 PM EST

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Satellite photos obtained by The Associated Press on Tuesday appear to show the aftermath of a fatal attack on an oil facility in the capital of the United Arab Emirates claimed by Yemen's Iran-backed Houthi rebels. Monday's attack brought the...

Morikawa back in Middle East to start Race to Dubai defense

Jan. 18, 2022 07:01 AM EST

It has been a half-year since Collin Morikawa won the British Open and he has gotten somewhat used to being introduced as “champion golfer of the year.” This week is the first time the Californian has been referred to as the “reigning Race to Dubai champion” and he likes...

Abu Dhabi requires booster shots to enter the emirate

Jan. 18, 2022 03:21 AM EST

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Facing a nationwide surge in coronavirus cases fueled by the spread of the highly transmissible omicron variant, Abu Dhabi is requiring people entering the city to show proof of booster shots. The government's health app said earlier this week...

Drone attack in Abu Dhabi claimed by Yemen's rebels kills 3

Jan. 17, 2022 14:47 PM EST

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A drone attack claimed by Yemen's Houthi rebels targeting a key oil facility in Abu Dhabi killed three people on Monday and sparked a fire at Abu Dhabi's international airport. Emirati police identified the dead as two Indian nationals and one...