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Kazakhstan plans to cooperate with the United Arab Emirates (UAE) in defense and space industries.
President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev has sent a telegram of congratulations to the new King of Saudi Arabia Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud.
Nursultan Nazarbayev has met the Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and deputy supreme commander of the United Arab Emirates Armed Forces Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan.
The Muslim festival of Eid al-Fitr that marks the end of the holy fasting month of Ramadan will begin on Monday in Saudi Arabia and neighbouring states.
The emir of Qatar, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani, made a surprise visit Tuesday to Saudi Arabia where he discussed developments in strife-torn Gaza with King Abdullah, state media said.
Emirates airline announced on Wednesday that it had cancelled an order for 70 long-haul A350 planes from European manufacturer Airbus.
Qatar and United Arab Emirates (UAE) will fund construction of two schools in Astana.
Fewer than 10 countries in the world systematically use an Interpol database to verify whether a passenger is flying with stolen documents, the organization's secretary general said.
A Saudi prince with a taste for the traditional sport of falconry illegally hunted 2,100 endangered birds while on holiday in Pakistan, officials said.
An Emirati woman attacked in her London hotel in a suspected burglary last weekend lost an eye and has been left with only five percent of her brain function, police said Saturday.
A Dubai court has upheld a 15-year jail term for an Emirati woman who tortured her Ethiopian maid to death by forcing her to drink pesticide, media reported Monday.
Airline company Air Arabia, the Middle East and North Africa’s largest low-cost carrier, has launched the flight Sharjah-Shymkent on March 16.
Cuban cigar sales were up eight percent in 2013, reaching $447 million, with strongest market gains in China.
An American jailed for nine months in the United Arab Emirates for making a spoof YouTube video mocking Dubai teenagers returned home Thursday, comparing the experience to being in a "cage."
Sydney promised an unprecedented fireworks spectacular to kick off global new year celebrations Tuesday, the first in a wave of pyrotechnics to usher in 2014 from Hong Kong to world record-chasing Dubai.
Dubai police have made a record drug seizure of some 4.6 million Captagon pills, an amphetamine-like stimulant, worth more than $31 million (23 million euros), the local press reported Monday.
Comedians including Will Ferrell are lending star power to a campaign to free a 29-year-old American jailed since April in the United Arab Emirates after making a YouTube video poking fun at Dubai teenagers.
Australian carrier Qantas announced the axing of 1,000 jobs and warned of "immense" challenges ahead in a shock profit downgrade Thursday, flagging a half-year loss of up to Aus$300 million (US$271 million).
Dubai beat off opposition from Brazil, Russia and Turkey on Wednesday to win the right to host the 2020 World Expo, sparking celebrations in the Gulf city and a stunning fireworks display at the world's tallest building.
Russia, the United Arab Emirates, Turkey and Brazil will Wednesday find out if their chosen cities have won the right to host the 2020 World Expo, an event which boosts tourism and business.
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