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  • UAE celebrate AC2015 quarter
    UAE stun Asian champions and advance to semis
    Japan have seen their dream of defending their Asian Cup title crushed as they were humbled by UAE at Stadium Australia on Friday night. After a tight match ended 1-1, Japan became the second fancied side of the night to go out, losing 5-4 on...
  • Iran celebrate v UAE AC2015
    Stoppage time goal sees Iran top Group C
    The latest of goals sealed Iran top spot in Group C in the Asian Cup as a stoppage time goal gave Iran a 1-0 win over UAE at Brisbane Stadium on Monday night. The match put two undefeated teams together which sees UAE’s first defeat of the...
  • Ali Mabkhout  fastest Asian Cup goal
    Quickest goal in Asian Cup history helps UAE advance to quarters
    Asian Cup history was made by the United Arab Emirates as they managed a 2-1 win over Bahrain on Thursday at Canberra Stadium. It was the fastest goal in Asian Cup History that helped the UAE to the win that was vital for their chances.Bahrain...
  • UAE celebrate v Qatar AC2015
    UAE humble Qatar in Canberra
    Qatar have been humbled in their Asian Cup opener as they failed to live up to their billing as Gulf Cup Champions. They were comprehensively beaten by the team that came third in that tournament as United Arab Emirates managed a 4-1 win at...
  • CAIR
    United Arab Emirates names CAIR, Muslim American Society terrorist organizations
    The Council on American-Islamic Relations and the Muslim American Society have been designated terrorist organizations by the United Arab Emirates, The Blaze reported Sunday. The two organizations were listed alongside al Qaeda, the Islamic State...
  • Mile Jedinak shot v UAE Friendly
    Socceroos frustrated in Abu Dhabi
    It was a dull and frustrating night in Abu Dhabi on Friday night as the Socceroos were held to a scoreless draw by the UAE in a dull affair at Mohammed Bin Zayed Stadium. The match was the first of a pair of friendlies in the Middle East against...
  • Australia line-up
    Socceroos squad named for UAE and Qatar friendlies
    The Socceroos Asian Cup preparations continues in October as they play Qatar and UAE away from home, and Ange Postecoglou named his squad on Wednesday.Both teams will be competing in the Asian Cup, which will be hosted by Australia, on the East...
  • Pulling together: Actions moving ahead of Islamic State policy development
    Pulling together: Actions moving ahead of Islamic State policy development
    Maybe this is a good thing. U.S. leadership under President Obama to address the Islamic State threat is forcing communications among the disparate parties. Nation states are comprehending the seriousness of the Islamic State threat to global...
  • WFP receives donation from UAE
    UAE donates to hunger relief in Syria
    The UN World Food Programme (WFP) today announced a donation of US $31 million from the United Arab Emirates. The donation will be used for hunger relief in Syria. WFP is trying to feed over four million people inside Syria amid the ongoing civil...
  • Ties the bind
    Is Qatar Underwriting Terrorism in the Middle East........
    In other parts of the world we find that there seems to be a major conflict that is brewing in the Gulf. One that will with no doubt destabilize the Gulf region and stave off any plans for action against Iran… It must be Iran’s lucky...
  • Dubai reports huge upturn in hotel guests
    Dubai reports huge upturn in hotel guests
    Up to the 60s, if you wanted to spend the night in the Emirate of Dubai, you might have wound up sharing a tent withalocal goat herder. There were no hotels in this spot on the Persian Gulf back then, nor much of anything else. That all changed in...
  • Dubai debuts huge cancer awareness ribbon -- on its airport control tower
    Dubai debuts huge cancer awareness ribbon -- on its airport control tower
    The United Arab Emirate of Dubai prides itself on coming up with Guinness world record-breakers, so perhaps it was only natural that Dubai would go after “the world's largest cancer awareness ribbon.” Unveiled today on the air...
  • Arms sale
    U.S. may sell thousands of bombs, missiles to Arab allies
    The United States may sell almost $11 billion worth of air-to-surface bombs and missiles to allies Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, the U.S. Defense Department announced Oct. 15.If Congress does not object to the proposed deals and if...
  • Dubai Towers
    Tourists initiate campaign to boycott Dubai and the UAE
    After the news broke out this week that Norwegian businesswoman, Marte Deborah Dalelv, was arrested for reporting that she had been raped, western tourists have initiated a campaign to boycott the city of Dubai and the entire United Arab Emirates...
  • Oil producer Qatar will host world climate change meeting next week
    Oil producer Qatar will host world climate change meeting next week
    In what seems as out of place as a porn convention in a church, the oil producing nation of Qatar is hosting the United Nations climate talks which start on Monday.Associated Press reported the talks were already in trouble before the location was...