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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

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

Cast member and producer Vin Diesel (R) poses with cast member Chris "Ludacris" Bridges at the premiere of the new film, "Fast & Furious 6"
‘Fast and Furious 7’ Best Locations Around The World – According To Vin Diesel [Watch Video]

By IBTimes AU

“Fast and Furious 7” is an upcoming movie directed by James Wan, slated to be released in April 2015. (Oct 30)

MORE TOPICS: CALIFORNIA, JAPAN, INDIA, LOS ANGELES, LONDON

A Royal Australian Air Force C-130J Hercules Crew Load Supplies Of Biscuits, Water And Humanitarian Supplies For An Airdrop To Isolated Iraqi Civilians On Mount Sinjar In Northern Iraq At Al Minhad Air Base In The United Arab Emirates
Australia Special Forces Await 'Delayed' Iraqi Visas Before Joining ISIS Fight

By IBTimes AU

Australian Special Forces in UAE continue to wait for their Iraqi visas to be released before deployment in Iraq. (Oct 30)

MORE TOPICS: IRAQ, AUSTRALIA, TONY ABBOTT

U.S. Navy F-18E Super Hornet jets leave to support military operations against ISIL after receiving fuel from a KC-135 Stratotanker over Iraq, October 4, 2014 in this picture released by the US Air Force October 6, 2014. REUTERS/USAF/Staff Sgt. Shawn Nick
ISIS War Becomes Aussie Vs Aussie - Abdullah Elmir On The Ground, Super Hornets In The Sky

By IBTimes AU

Aussie teen fighting for ISIS maybe bomb by Super Hornets maintained by Qatar war experts. (Oct 28)

MORE TOPICS: IRAQ

A Royal Australian Air Force C-130J Hercules Crew Load Supplies Of Biscuits, Water And Humanitarian Supplies For An Airdrop To Isolated Iraqi Civilians On Mount Sinjar In Northern Iraq At Al Minhad Air Base In The United Arab Emirates
Australian Troops Await Legal Clearance in UAE; Tony Abbott Maintains Advise-And-Assist Mission in Iraq

By IBTimes AU

Australian Special Forces continue to wait for legal clearance before they can set food in Iraq for an advise-and-assist mission. (Oct 16)

MORE TOPICS: IRAQ, TONY ABBOTT, GERMANY, AUSTRALIA

London, United KingdomRafael Nadal of Spain attends a news conference after being defeated by Nick Kyrgios of Australia in their men's singles tennis match at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships, in London July 1, 2014.
Rafael Nadal Committed To Play In UAE Tourney In January 2015

By IBTimes AU

Struggling with injuries in 2014, Nadal is set to play at the Mubadala World Tennis Championship in United Arab Emirates to start 2015. (Oct 16)

MORE TOPICS: CHINA

Australia Ranks 8th In Global Economic Index List, New Zealand Is 3rd And the US Falls To 12th Rank

By IBTimes AU (No Google news)

Hong Kong and Singapore are the top two countries in this year's annual index of the world's freest economies. (Oct 14)

MORE TOPICS: UNITED KINGDOM, GDP, AUSTRALIA, ARGENTINA, MEXICO, ALGERIA

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry walks from the stage after a news conference with Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry
Palestine Raises $5.4 Billion for Gaza Development from International Donors

By IBTimes AU

Palestine managed to raise $5.4 billion for development and rebuilding of Gaza. (Oct 13)

MORE TOPICS: ISRAEL, UNITED NATIONS

The body of a man is hung upside down in the city of Baquba August 2, 2014. Unidentified gunmen hanged the body of the man who was a member of the Islamic State, formerly known as the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), according to the local pol
Australian Airstrikes Footage Withheld; Headless Corpses Trashed In Streets

By IBTimes AU

Footage of airstrikes in Iraq should be withheld from the public; escapees on the ground spoke of headless corpses littered across streets. (Oct 13)

MORE TOPICS: IRAQ, AUSTRALIA

Syrian Kurdish refugees wait for transportation after crossing into Turkey, near the southeastern Turkish town of Suruc in Sanliurfa province September 30, 2014. Tens of thousands more Syrians could be forced to flee their war-torn homeland if Islamic Sta
French Family of 11 Leaves France to Join ISIS in Syria

By IBTimes AU

France has opened an investigation into the disappearance of a family believed to have left the country for Syria to join the ISIS. (Oct 10)

MORE TOPICS: IRAQ, RELIGION, TUNISIA

Canada's Prime Minister Stephen Harper stands to vote in favour of a government motion to participate in U.S.-led air strikes against Islamic State militants operating in Iraq, in the House of Commons on Parliament Hill in Ottawa October 7, 2014.
Canada Officially Goes to War vs ISIS, House of Commons Greenlights Airstrikes

By IBTimes AU

Canada officially joins the U.S.-led coalition in its fight against ISIS. (Oct 08)

MORE TOPICS: IRAQ, AUSTRALIA