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Airbus faces tricky hurdles over stalled A380 Emirates deal

Airbus faces tricky hurdles over stalled A380 Emirates deal

Published 19/11/2017

An Airbus A380, the world's largest jetliner, takes part in flying display, during the 52nd Paris Air Show at Le Bourget Airport near Paris, France [more…]

Emirates believes Airbus can guarantee development of A380 program

Emirates believes Airbus can guarantee development of A380 program

Published 14/11/2017

Emirates [EMIRA.UL] believes Airbus (AIR.PA) can meet demands from the airline's owner, the Dubai government, for the European planemaker to guarantee development of the superjumbo A380 program. [more…]

Dubai`s Emirates says it could order more Boeing 787s on same terms

Dubai`s Emirates says it could order more Boeing 787s on same terms

Published 14/11/2017

Emirates [EMIRA.UL] has the flexibility to order more Boeing (BA.N) 787s under the same commercial terms as its deal announced on Sunday, the airline's president Tim Clark said on Tuesday. [more…]

Middle East tensions loom over Dubai aerospace pageant

Middle East tensions loom over Dubai aerospace pageant

Published 10/11/2017

Rising Middle East tensions and a corruption crackdown in Saudi Arabia will cast a shadow over next week's Dubai Airshow, as military and aerospace leaders try to gauge whether they might prolong a weapons-buying spree in the region. [more…]

Iran provided capability for missile attacks from Yemen: U.S. Air Force

Iran provided capability for missile attacks from Yemen: U.S. Air Force

Published 10/11/2017

Iran provided the capability for ballistic missile attacks launched from Yemen, a senior U.S. Air Force official said on Friday. [more…]

East meets West as Louvre Abu Dhabi opens in the Gulf

East meets West as Louvre Abu Dhabi opens in the Gulf

Published 07/11/2017

Abu Dhabi opens its Louvre museum on Saturday, positioning itself as a city of cultural tourism with a display of hundreds of works that it hopes will draw visitors from around the world. [more…]

WWE signs first woman wrestler from Arab world in global push

WWE signs first woman wrestler from Arab world in global push

Published 17/10/2017

World Wrestling Entertainment Inc. signed its first female performer from the Arab world on Sunday, smashing cultural taboos as the U.S.-based pageant seeks to piledrive its way into lucrative foreign markets. [more…]

Dubai starts tests in bid to become first city with flying taxis

Dubai starts tests in bid to become first city with flying taxis

Published 27/09/2017

Dubai staged a test flight on Monday for what it said would soon be the world's first drone taxi service under an ambitious plan by the United Arab Emirates city to lead the Arab world in innovation. [more…]

Louvre Abu Dhabi opens in November with no limits on art

Louvre Abu Dhabi opens in November with no limits on art

Published 06/09/2017

More than 600 artworks from around the world will go on display at the Louvre's gallery in Abu Dhabi on Nov. 11, a project that hopes to draw millions of visitors a year to the capital of the United Arab Emirates. [more…]

UAE minister denies any hacking of Qatar

UAE minister denies any hacking of Qatar

Published 17/07/2017

Minister of State for Foreign Affairs for the United Arab Emirates, Anwar Gargash, speaks at an event at Chatham House in London, Britain July 17, 2017.

The United Arab Emirates was not responsible for an alleged hack of Qatari websites which helped spark a month-long diplomatic rift with Doha, the UAE's minister of state for foreign affairs said on Monday.

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