Abu Dhabi

Queiroz Cautious Ahead Of Quarter-final Showdown With ‘giants’ China

Abu Dhabi (AFP) – Carlos Queiroz says his in-form Iran side should not be labelled favourites to win their Asian Cup quarter-final with China on Thursday, a match he described as “the game of our lives”. Asia’s top-ranked...
Related topics: China, United Arab Emirates, Iran

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Koreans Lurk For ‘public Enemy’ Qatar In Asian Cup Quarters

Abu Dhabi (AFP) – Title-chasing South Korea dodged a bullet to reach the Asian Cup quarter-finals on Tuesday, while Qatar toppled Iraq 1-0 in a full-blooded Gulf clash. The Koreans were taken to extra time by tiny Bahrain in Dubai where a...
Related topics: Qatar, United Arab Emirates, South Korea, Iraq, Bahrain, Dubai

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From Russia With Love: Ronaldo Penalty Fear Keeps Iran Alive

Abu Dhabi (AFP) – Iran goalkeeper Alireza Beiranvand had flashbacks of facing a chest-puffing Cristiano Ronaldo before saving a first-minute penalty that kept his team’s Asian Cup challenge alive. The talismanic 26-year-old denied Oman...
Related topics: Russia, Iran, United Arab Emirates, Oman

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Shiotani Fires Japan Past Uzbeks, Qatar’s Ali Downs Saudis

Al-Ain (United Arab Emirates) (AFP) – Tsukasa Shiotani’s sizzling winner kept Japan on top of their Asian Cup group on Thursday, while Oman scrambled into the knockouts in a pulsating finish to the tournament’s first stage. In Abu...
Related topics: Japan, Qatar, United Arab Emirates, Oman

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Lowry Fights To Hold Abu Dhabi Halfway Lead By 1 Stroke

Irish golfer Shane Lowry followed his opening 10-under 62 with a fighting 70 at the Abu Dhabi Championship to limit his shrinking lead to one stroke        
Related topics: United Arab Emirates

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‘proud’ Son Sparks Koreans To Asian Cup Win As Iran Fire Blanks

Abu Dhabi (AFP) – An effervescent Son Heung-min inspired title-chasing South Korea to a comfortable 2-0 victory over China on Wednesday to finish top of their Asian Cup group. Iran, joint favourites with the Koreans, also advanced as group...
Related topics: Iran, United Arab Emirates, South Korea, China

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Interview With Brian Hook: We Call Iran Regime What It Is – A ‘kleptocracy’

Brian Hook at the State department in Washington, DC, on August 16, 2018. (AFP)By Ehtesham ShahidJan 14 2019 (Al Arabiya)Brian Hook, the US Special Representative for Iran and Senior Policy Advisor to the Secretary of State, was in Abu Dhabi as part...
Related topics: Iran, United Arab Emirates

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Japan Ride Luck At Asian Cup As Qatar Hit Six

Abu Dhabi (AFP) – Genki Haraguchi smashed home a controversial penalty as former champions Japan scraped a 1-0 win over Oman to book their place in the last 16 of the Asian Cup on Sunday. Earlier, Almoez Ali plundered four goals for Qatar as...
Related topics: Japan, Qatar, United Arab Emirates, Oman

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Azmoun Double As Iran, Iraq Soar Into Last 16

Abu Dhabi (AFP) – Back-from-retirement Sardar Azmoun fired Iran into the Asian Cup knockout phase on Saturday as Carlos Queiroz’s side reached the last 16 along with arch-rivals Iraq, with Saudi Arabia on the brink of joining...
Related topics: Iran, Iraq, United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia

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Hosts Uae Stir From Slumber, Stumbling Syria Sack Stange

Abu Dhabi (AFP) – Hosts United Arab Emirates closed in on a place in the last 16 at the Asian Cup on Thursday as coach Bernd Stange paid the price for Syria’s defeat to Jordan — becoming the second managerial casualty in just six...
Related topics: Syria, United Arab Emirates

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Hosts Uae Beat India 2-0 To Go Top Of Asian Cup Group

Abu Dhabi (AFP) – Khalfan Mubarak and Ali Mabkhout were on target for United Arab Emirates as the Asian Cup hosts beat India 2-0 on Thursday to close on a spot in the last 16. The Emirates, who salvaged a 1-1 draw in their curtain-raiser...
Related topics: India, United Arab Emirates

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Abu Dhabi Fund Puts New York's Iconic Chrysler Building Up For Sale

Forget about buying the Brooklyn Bridge. An Abu Dhabi wealth fund is trying to offload another piece of iconic New York City real estate. In what appears to be the latest consequence of the cooling in New York City's commercial real-estate market...
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Abu Dhabi Crown Prince Arrives In Pakistan, $3 Billion Deal Expected - Reports

DUBAI (Sputnik) - Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi, Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, has arrived in Islamabad for a two-day official visit, media reported on Sunday.
Related topics: United Arab Emirates, Pakistan, Dubai, Islamabad

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Plucky Kyrgyzstan Go From Dead Goats To Asian Cup Hopefuls

Abu Dhabi (AFP) – Better known for horseback wrestling, eagle hunting and dead goat polo, Kyrgyzstan are hoping to turn heads at this month’s Asian Cup football tournament. The former Soviet republic has made significant progress since...
Related topics: Kyrgyzstan, United Arab Emirates

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Sara Sampaio Poses With Her Head Covered As She Visits Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque In Abu Dhabi

After leaving her fans jaw-dropped by posing completely nude for Maxim Magazine, Victoria’s Secret model Sara Sampaio took to her Instagram account on Friday evening and shared a picture from her trip to the United Arab Emirates which left her...
Related topics: United Arab Emirates, Instagram

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‘smart’ Al Ain Revving Up For Real Madrid ‘mercedes’ In World Club Final

Abu Dhabi (AFP) – Al Ain go into Saturday’s final of the Club World Cup knowing that they need to move trough the gears if they are to have any hope of stopping giants Real Madrid bagging a record third straight world crown. The Abu...
Related topics: Spain, Madrid, United Arab Emirates

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Us-taliban Talks On Afghanistan Prompt Indian, Russian Officials Meet In Delhi

An Indo-Russian meeting was held in New Delhi against the backdrop of US-Taliban talks held in Abu Dhabi wherein US Special Representative for Afghanistan Reconciliation Zalmay Khalilzad visited Pakistan and Afghanistan this week.
Related topics: Taliban, Afghanistan, India, New Delhi, United Arab Emirates, Pakistan

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We’ve Driven Audi’s First Proper Electric Car, The 2019 E-tron Suv

Enlarge (credit: Jonathan Gitlin) Because Audi was only offering e-tron drives in Abu Dhabi, we elected to accept paid flights and two nights in a hotel in order to attend this event, rather than having to wait at least six months to drive the...
Related topics: Audi, United Arab Emirates

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Dictators’ Dilemma: Foreign State Media Cover Trump With Care

When a tell-all book infuriated President Donald Trump last winter, an Arab leader saw a chance to undermine a regional rival through the language Trump understands best: media coverage.In January, the crown prince of Abu Dhabi sought to ensure that...
Related topics: Donald Trump, United Arab Emirates

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Uae Pardons British Student After Showing Video "proof" That He's Mi6 Spy

The British doctoral student accused by United Arab Emirates authorities of being a spy has been pardoned after an Abu Dhabi court said he confessed to working for MI6, for which he had been given a life sentence. 31-year old Matthew Hedges has...
Related topics: World Videos, United Arab Emirates

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