UAE: Ras al-Khaimah welcomes new year with impressive fireworks | AFP

The city of Ras al-Khaimah, in the United Arab Emirates, celebrate the new year with an impressive fireworks display. IMAGES

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The clock strikes midnight in Dubai, ushers in the new year | AFP

Fireworks go off atop the Burj Khalifa tower in Dubai as the clock strikes midnight and ushers in the new year in the United Arab Emirates. IMAGES

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ISS crew return safely to Earth | AFP

A three-man crew including an Emirati who became the first Arab to reach the International Space Station return to Earth safely in good shape. Hazzaa al-Mansoori of the United Arab Emirates touched down in the Kazakh steppes at 1059 GMT along with NASA astronaut Nick Hague and Roscosmos cosmonaut Alexey Ovchinin, who both survived a failed launch to the ISS last year.

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Hazzaa al-Mansoori makes history as first arab astronaut on the ISS | AFP

Hazzaa al-Mansoori of the United Arab Emirates, the first Arab on the International Space Station (ISS), Russian cosmonaut Oleg Skripochka and NASA astronaut Jessica Meir arrive on board the ISS. IMAGES

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Russian rocket carrying Emirati docks at International Space Station | AFP

A Soyuz rocket docks at the International Space Station (ISS), carrying Hazzaa al-Mansoori of the United Arab Emirates, who will make history by becoming the first Arab on the ISS, Russian cosmonaut Oleg Skripochka and NASA astronaut Jessica Meir. IMAGES

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Princess Haya leaves the Royal Courts of Justice | AFP

Princess Haya, 45, a wife of 70-year-old United Arab Emirates Prime Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al-Maktoum, leaves the Royal Courts of Justice in London where she began a battle over their children’s welfare. Princess Haya applied for a UK forced marriage protection order relating to their children, as well as for wardship of their children, and a non-molestation order relating to herself. IMAGES

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Saudi oil tankers hit by ‘sabotage attacks’

Videographic locating Fujairah in the United Arab Emirates. Saudi Arabia said on Monday that two of its oil tankers were damaged in “sabotage attacks” in the Gulf, as tensions soared in a region already shaken by a standoff between the United States and Iran.VIDEOGRAPHICS

UAE armed forces showcase counter-terrorism op skills

The United Arab Emirates armed forces demonstrated their prowess in performing counter-terrorism operations using a wide range of military equipment and hardware at the International Defence Exhibition & Conference (IDEX) 2019 in Abu Dhabi on Tuesday.

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People queue for tickets for papal mass ahead of historic visit

Christians queue outside the St. Joseph’s Cathedral in Abu Dhabi for tickets to the papal mass ahead of Pope Francis’ historic three-day visit to the United Arab Emirates, the first by a pope to the Arabian peninsula.

UAE holds gender equality awards… where all recipients are men

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The United Arab Emirates has showcased its profound commitment to female empowerment, awarding a group of men for their contributions to gender equality in the workplace… and twitter exploded with sarcasm.

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Wife of UK student jailed in UAE received ‘assurances’ from Hunt

The wife of a British scholar who was sentenced to life for spying in the United Arab Emirates says Britain’s Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt has assured her he is “doing everything in his power” to secure Matthew Hedges’ release. SOUNDBITE

UAE’s first locally made satellite launched from Japanese space center

A rocket carrying the United Arab Emirates’ first locally made satellite lifted off from Japan’s Tanegashima Space Centre on Monday.

The KhalifaSat Earth observation satellite was launched on board a H-2A rocket from the centre in Kagoshima Prefecture.

The H-2A rocket also carried a Japanese Ibuki-2 satellite, which is to monitor greenhouse gasses.

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Hodeida Battle risks tipping Yemen into famine

(4 Oct 2018) With American backing, the United Arab Emirates has resumed an all-out offensive aimed at capturing Yemen’s most vital port, Hodeida. Thousands of civilians are caught in the fighting and at risk of famine. (Oct. 4)

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