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Japan's prime minister visits the UAE as part of a Gulf trip focused on energy and commerce

Jul. 17, 2023 11:56 AM EDT

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida visited the United Arab Emirates on Monday as part of a swing through the Arab Gulf states focused on energy and commerce. He met with Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al-Nahyan, the president of the UAE, which will...

UAE announces plans to invest $54B in energy and triple renewable sources

Jul. 04, 2023 12:25 PM EDT

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The United Arab Emirates plans to triple its supply of renewable energy and invest up to $54 billion over the next seven years to meet its growing energy demands. Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the UAE's vice president and ruler of Dubai,...

Peter Hellyer, prolific writer who chronicled the UAE's rise over nearly five decades, dies at 75

Jul. 03, 2023 12:57 PM EDT

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Peter Hellyer, a U.K.-born writer who spent nearly five decades chronicling the history, natural beauty and modern transformation of the United Arab Emirates, has died peacefully at the age of 75, local media reported Monday. Hellyer, who was...