United Arab Emirates

Abu Dhabi’s Tawazun to build satellite centre with Airbus

Abu Dhabi’s Tawazun to build satellite centre with Airbus

Published 05/08/2020

DUBAI (Reuters) - Abu Dhabi state defence and security entity Tawazun is to build a satellite assembly, integration and testing centre with Airbus in the [more…]

United Arab Emirates launches mission to Mars

United Arab Emirates launches mission to Mars

Published 20/07/2020

DUBAI (Reuters) - The United Arab Emirates launched its first mission to Mars on Monday as it strives to develop its scientific and technological capabilities [more…]

Saudi King Salman, 84, admitted to hospital

Saudi King Salman, 84, admitted to hospital

Published 20/07/2020

RIYADH (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia’s 84-year-old ruler, King Salman bin Abdulaziz, has been admitted to hospital in the capital Riyadh, suffering from inflammation of the [more…]

UAE aims to launch Mars mission on July 20: Dubai Media Office

UAE aims to launch Mars mission on July 20: Dubai Media Office

Published 17/07/2020

DUBAI (Reuters) - The United Arab Emirates said on Friday it would launch its mission to Mars on July 20, depending on weather conditions at [more…]

UAE reschedules Mars mission launch to between July 20 and July 22

UAE reschedules Mars mission launch to between July 20 and July 22

Published 16/07/2020

DUBAI (Reuters) - The United Arab Emirates has rescheduled the launch of its mission to Mars to a preliminary window between July 20 and July [more…]

UAE postpones Mars mission again due to weather at Japan launch site

UAE postpones Mars mission again due to weather at Japan launch site

Published 15/07/2020

DUBAI (Reuters) - The United Arab Emirates has postponed the launch of its mission to Mars for a second time due to weather conditions at [more…]

UAE wants to see a return of Libya’s oil production with safeguards: minister

UAE wants to see a return of Libya’s oil production with safeguards: minister

Published 13/07/2020

DUBAI (Reuters) - The United Arab Emirates wants to see a return of Libya’s oil production as soon as possible but with safeguards in place [more…]

UEFA Financial Fair Play rules set to change after City ban overturned

UEFA Financial Fair Play rules set to change after City ban overturned

Published 13/07/2020

MANCHESTER, England (Reuters) - After UEFA’s attempt to ban Manchester City from European football was overturned by sport’s highest court on Monday, the continental governing [more…]

Goodbye Dubai: Photographer captures laid-off expat families as they leave

Goodbye Dubai: Photographer captures laid-off expat families as they leave

Published 30/06/2020

DUBAI (Reuters) - Louisa Sumagui and her family wanted a final momento of their 12 years in Dubai before returning to Australia after losing jobs [more…]

Rainy day hastens sovereign wealth funds’ refocus to home

Rainy day hastens sovereign wealth funds’ refocus to home

Published 25/06/2020

LONDON (Reuters) - Famed for snapping up glitzy real estate and stakes in troubled international banks during the global financial crisis, sovereign wealth funds are [more…]