United Arab Emirates

Two health scares at U.S. airports tied to Mecca pilgrims: U.S….

Two health scares at U.S. airports tied to Mecca pilgrims: U.S….

Published 08/09/2018

CHICAGO (Reuters) - Two major health scares at U.S. airports involving inbound flights are related to pilgrims returning from the Hajj, the Muslim pilgrimage to [more…]

Abu Dhabi postpones unveiling of $450 million da Vinci painting

Abu Dhabi postpones unveiling of $450 million da Vinci painting

Published 03/09/2018

ABU DHABI (Reuters) - Leonardo da Vinci’s “Salvator Mundi”, a painting that courted controversy after Saudi Arabia’s crown prince was named as its alleged secret [more…]

New digital exchange seeks to host Islamic finance startups

New digital exchange seeks to host Islamic finance startups

Published 27/08/2018

(Reuters) - A new digital exchange aims to attract listings from sharia compliant financial technology startups, its chief executive said on Monday, part of a [more…]

India’s flood-hit Kerala faces huge clean-up, fear of disease

India’s flood-hit Kerala faces huge clean-up, fear of disease

Published 20/08/2018

KOCHI/NEW DELHI, India (Reuters) - Indian health authorities prepared defenses against the spread of disease in flood-hit Kerala state on Monday as water receded and [more…]

Trump seeks to revive ‘Arab NATO’ to confront Iran

Trump seeks to revive ‘Arab NATO’ to confront Iran

Published 28/07/2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Trump administration is quietly pushing ahead with a bid to create a new security and political alliance with six Gulf Arab [more…]

Do not blame OPEC, oil producer group says of Trump criticism

Do not blame OPEC, oil producer group says of Trump criticism

Published 10/07/2018

CALGARY, Alberta (Reuters) - The president of OPEC defended the oil producer group on Monday against U.S. President Donald Trump’s recent demands for higher oil [more…]

Trump to ask Justice Department to look into campaign surveillance…

Trump to ask Justice Department to look into campaign surveillance…

Published 20/05/2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump demanded on Twitter on Sunday that the Justice Department look into whether his 2016 presidential campaign was infiltrated [more…]

U.S. Justice Department asks watchdog to check for political…

U.S. Justice Department asks watchdog to check for political…

Published 20/05/2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Justice Department asked its inspector general to expand a review of the National Security Agency’s surveillance application process to determine [more…]

Trump Jr. met Gulf princes’ emissary in 2016 who offered campaign help

Trump Jr. met Gulf princes’ emissary in 2016 who offered campaign help

Published 20/05/2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Donald Trump Jr., the U.S. president’s eldest son, met in August 2016 with an envoy representing the crown princes of United Arab [more…]

Iran says will not renegotiate nuclear deal, warns against changes

Iran says will not renegotiate nuclear deal, warns against changes

Published 04/05/2018

ANKARA (Reuters) - Iran’s foreign minister said on Thursday U.S. demands to change its 2015 nuclear agreement with world powers were unacceptable as a deadline [more…]