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UAE to create military base in autonomous Somali region

Somaliland, a self-declared republic, has agreed to host a military base of the United Arab Emirates in the port city of Berbera, a member of the autonomous Somali region’s parliament said Monday.

UAE: US immigrant ban does not target specific religion

The United Arab Emirates' top diplomat said Wednesday a recent order by US President Donald Trump to temporarily bar entry to citizens of seven Muslim-majority nations does not target a certain religion.

Toll rises to 58 in three Afghan attacks; UAE says diplomats killed

The death toll from three attacks in Afghanistan climbed to 58 and the United Arab Emirates confirmed Wednesday that five of its diplomats were killed in southern Kandahar province. 

US announces transfer of 15 Guantanamo inmates to UAE

The United States has transferred 15 inmates from the Guantanamo Bay military prison to the United Arab Emirates, leaving 61 detainees at the Cuban facility, the Pentagon said Monday.

Russian officials end search at site of plane crash that killed 62

Russian emergency workers on Sunday completed their search and cleanup operations at the site of a passenger plane crash that killed all 62 people on board, as forensic experts began the process of identifying the victims.

Russian workers search site of Dubai plane crash that killed 62

Russian emergency workers completed their search and cleanup operations at the site of a Dubai passenger plane crash, while scores of mourners gathered at the airport in the southern city of Rostov-on-Don to leave candles, toys and flowers.

Two pilots killed in UAE jet crash in Yemen, Saudi-led alliance says

A Saudi-led alliance fighting Iran-allied rebels in Yemen said on Monday that a United Arab Emirates (UAE) fighter jet, earlier reported missing in the troubled country, has crashed.

UAE names ministers for happiness and tolerance

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) on Wednesday created ministries for happiness and tolerance as part of a major cabinet shake-up in the oil-rich country, the official news agency WAM reported, with both portfolios going to women.

Russian foreign minister to discuss oil price management in UAE, Oman

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov will visit the United Arab Emirates and Oman next week to discuss ways to bring global oil prices to a "fair level," the ministry said Friday.