United Arab Emirates

Tim Cook And Lisa Jackson Talk Innovation With Crown Prince Of Dubai At World Economic Forum

In addition to dining with various political and technology figures at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Tim Cook also sat down with Hamdan Bin Al Maktoum, the Crown Prince of Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Apple’s VP of environment, policy,...
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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...
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No Bride For The Pakistan’s Tallest Man - Report

All his clothes have to be custom stitched and he needs special shoes. He is just shy of the world record for the tallest man, currently held by Sultan Kösen, a farmer in Turkey. He receives invitations to private events in Dubai, Saudi Arabia, and...
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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...
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A Norwegian Air 737 Has Been Stuck In Iran For More Than A Month

On Dec. 14, technical issues forced a Norwegian Air flight from Dubai to make an unscheduled landing at Shiraz International Airport in the south of Iran. No one was hurt. But the diversion launched a logistical and diplomatic quagmire that has left...
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Klopp Seeks Solutions For Liverpool Defensive Crisis

London (AFP) – Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has taken his “warriors” to Dubai for a warm-weather training camp where he will search for a solution to his defensive dilemma. The Premier League leaders, four points ahead of...
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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, Abu Dhabi, Oman

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China Roar Back From Behind To Reach Asian Cup Quarters

Al-Ain (United Arab Emirates) (AFP) – China flirted with disaster before mounting a second-half revival as they fought back from behind to beat Thailand 2-1 and reach the Asian Cup quarter-finals on Sunday. The giant nation were all at sea as...
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Riyadh, Dubai Mull Single Digital Currency In Cross-border Transactions - Report

DUBAI (Sputnik) - Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates announced plans on Saturday to launch a digital coin as a way to boost bilateral ties, Emirati state media reported.
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Liberal Think Tank Faces Fresh Scrutiny For Ties To United Arab Emirates

Two staff members from The Center for American Progress (CAP), a leading Washington think tank, were fired amid concerns that they were involved in leaking internal emails to the media, The Intercept reported Wednesday. Other CAP staff, who spoke to...

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Shiotani Screamer As New-look Japan Too Much For Uzbeks

Al-Ain (United Arab Emirates) (AFP) – Tsukasa Shiotani thumped home a sizzling second-half winner as Japan changed 10 players but still beat Uzbekistan 2-1 to finish top of Group F at the Asian Cup on Thursday. The unfamiliar line-up briefly...
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Ali Brace Floors Saudis As Qatar Defy Asian Cup Haters

Abu Dhabi (AFP) – Qatar overcame a hostile atmosphere to beat Saudi Arabia 2-0 and clinch top spot in their Asian Cup group after a contest bristling with political animosity on Thursday. Almoez Ali bagged a double in Abu Dhabi, where the...
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Iran Newspapers, Minister Criticize U.s. Arrest Of Newscaster

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Iran kept up its criticism Thursday of the FBI’s apparent arrest of an American anchorwoman from Iran’s state-run English-language TV channel, with its foreign minister saying “she’s done nothing but...
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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        
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‘proud’ Son Sparks Koreans To Asian Cup Win Over China

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. Hwang Ui-jo and Kim Min-jae were on target as the Koreans, boosted...
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Shane Lowry Shoots 62 In 1st Round, Leads In Abu Dhabi

Shane Lowry tied the course record with a 10-under 62 in the first round of the Abu Dhabi Championship, an impressive showing for a player who lost his card on the PGA Tour last year        
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Late Winner As ‘helter-skelter’ Australia Down Syria To Go Through

Al-Ain (United Arab Emirates) (AFP) – Tom Rogic’s injury-time thunderbolt settled an Asian Cup thriller on Tuesday as defending champions Australia beat Syria 3-2 to reach the last 16 and knock out their war-torn rivals. The result meant...
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Us Envoy In Kabul To Advance Afghan Peace Efforts

Zalmay Khalilzad, the man responsible for overseeing America’s negotiations with the Afghan Taliban, arrived Tuesday night in Kabul, after making stops in India, the United Arab Emirates, and China. He is expected to visit Islamabad next. His...
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How Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s Dubai Trip May Have Won Him The Manchester United Job Permanently

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is reportedly now in pole position to be named the next permanent manager of Manchester United. The Norwegian tactician has made a flying start at Old Trafford, winning all six... Click Story Headline Above To...
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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...
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