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United Arab Emirates

The UAE consists of seven states, termed emirates, but only Abu Dhabi and Dubai are well known. Thanks to possessing the world's seventh largest oil reserves and a leadership that emphasizes development, it is one of the most developed economies in the Middle East with a high per capita GDP.

Headlines Around the Web

Expo 2020 rivals sweat on host decision

Nov 28, 2013 - France24

Egypt returns $2bn to Qatar as ties weaken

Sep 20, 2013 - Financial Times

Abu Dhabi sovereign fund back in profit

Apr 12, 2013 - Financial Times

Britons allege torture after arrest in Dubai

Feb 21, 2013 - Financial Times

Twitter targets Mideast with ads tie-up

Jan 28, 2013 - Financial Times

Abu Dhabi tightens debt rules

Oct 23, 2012 - Financial Times

Iran hits out at oil quota 'violators'

Jun 09, 2012 - France24

Articles About United Arab Emirates

Saudi Arabian Oil Minister Ali al-Naimi gestures as he arrives at his hotel ahead of an OPEC meeting
Saudi Oil Minister Slams Conspiracy Theories About Low Oil Prices--Report

By IBTimes AU

The drop in the oil prices have led to global market concerns, primarily by the oil producing countries. (11:30 am)

MORE TOPICS: RUSSIA, NIGERIA, OPEC, INVESTMENT

Saudi Arabian Oil Minister Ali al-Naimi gestures as he arrives at his hotel ahead of an OPEC meeting
Oil Prices Go ‘Up And Down, Up And Down’ Says Saudi Oil Minister Amid Concerns

By IBTimes AU

The drop in oil prices in the past few months has raised concerns about the consequence of prolonged low prices of the commodity. (Dec 15)

MORE TOPICS: CHINA, CLIMATE CHANGE, OPEC

Oscar De La Hoya, president of Golden Boy Promotions, gives a thumbs up during an official weigh-in at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada September 14, 2012. REUTERS/Steve Marcus
Oscar De La Hoya Says ‘Egos’ Can Get In The Way In Making The Mayweather-Pacquiao Fight Happen

By IBTimes AU

Oscar De La Hoya is beginning to have doubts that Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao will step in the ring together. (Dec 10)

An oil field is seen at sunrise near Bakersfield, California October 14, 2014. Brent crude hit a new four-year low on Wednesday before recovering to just under $85 a barrel, as faltering global growth curbed demand for fuel at a time of heavy oversupply.
Oil Prices May Fall Further As Gulf Countries Feel The Pain

By IBTimes AU

Both oil producing countries and the oil importing countries keep a close eye on the commodity’s price. (Dec 09)

MORE TOPICS: MORGAN STANLEY, RUSSIA, OPEC

Manny Pacquiao (L) of the Philippines punches Chris Algieri of the U.S. during their World Boxing Organisation (WBO) 12-round welterweight title fight at the Venetian Macao hotel in Macau November 23, 2014.
Pacquiao Earns A Shot At Floyd Jr, Says Undefeated Boxer’s Uncle Roger; Bout Can Take Place In Dubai, With $200 Million Fight Purse At Stake

By IBTimes AU

Roger Mayweather said that Manny Pacquiao has had good wins and deserves to fight his nephew Floyd Mayweather Jr. (Dec 05)

MORE TOPICS: CHINA, DUBAI

Khloe Kardashian
Khloe Kardashian's Family Believe French Montana Is Cheating On Her

By IBTimes AU

After Monatna partied in the UAE with Khloe's sister Kim, reports surfaced that the family believe he had been using Kim to cover up his activities. (Dec 01)

MORE TOPICS: DUBAI, KIM KARDASHIAN

Manny Pacquiao (L) of the Philippines punches Chris Algieri of the U.S. during their World Boxing Organisation (WBO) 12-round welterweight title fight at the Venetian Macao hotel in Macau November 23, 2014.
WBC Supports Pacquiao-Mayweather Bout; UAE Offers $110M Guaranteed Purse

By IBTimes AU

The World Boxing Council (WBC), which considers Floyd Mayweather Jr as its current welterweight title holder, has joined the growing list of boxing organisations and individuals that are pushing for Mayweather to box against Filipino champ Manny Pacquiao. (Dec 01)

MORE TOPICS: CHINA, DUBAI, NEW JERSEY

Andy Murray of Britain returns a shot during his men's singles tennis match against David Ferrer of Spain at the Shanghai Masters tennis tournament in Shanghai October 9, 2014. REUTERS/Aly Song
Andy Murray, Ana Ivanovic, And Other Tennis Stars Arrive In Manila For The IPTL; Murray Meets Manny Pacquiao

By IBTimes AU

Andy Murray, Ana Ivanovic, Gael Monfils, Jo-Wilfried Tsonga, Marin Cilic, and Daniela Hantuchova have arrived in Manila for the inaugural International Premier Tennis League event. (Nov 28)

MORE TOPICS: TWITTER, COURT, INDIA

An oil field is seen at sunrise near Bakersfield, California October 14, 2014. Brent crude hit a new four-year low on Wednesday before recovering to just under $85 a barrel, as faltering global growth curbed demand for fuel at a time of heavy oversupply.
With Falling Oil Prices All Eyes On OPEC Meeting

By IBTimes AU

Falling oil prices may be something to cheer about for the importing countries, but is a cause for concern for the oil producing countries. (Nov 27)

MORE TOPICS: CRUDE OIL, EUROPEAN UNION, RUSSIA, MEXICO, UKRAINE, ANGOLA

Kardashian During The Teen Choice Awards 2014 In Los Angeles
Kim Kardashian Parties In Abu Dhabi With Khloe's Boyfriend French Montana

By IBTimes AU

Kim Kardashian hosted a VIP afterparty at the Abu Dhabi Formula One Grand Prix and partied with her sister's boyfriend. (Nov 25)

MORE TOPICS: LOS ANGELES, KIM KARDASHIAN, DUBAI, AUSTRALIA, INDIA