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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

Dubai Falsely Tags Aussie As Budding Australian Terrorist

By IBTimes AU

An Australian was falsely accused of threatening to blow up the Australian Consulate in Dubai. (Nov 20)

MORE TOPICS: DUBAI

Ludacris And Diesel During The 'Fast & Furious 6' Premiere
'Furious 7'—New Picture Reveals Dominic And Hobbs Talking On The Set [Spoilers]

By IBTimes AU

"Furious 7" is an upcoming action thriller movie directed by James Wan. The movie is slated to be released in April 2015. (Nov 14)

MORE TOPICS: CALIFORNIA, JAPAN, LOS ANGELES

Employees work at a factory run by PIKO, a model railway manufacturer, in the eastern German town of Sonneberg, October 9, 2014. The small town fell into crisis when East and West Germany reunified but an influx of new firms has helped its economy grow mo
Rising Railway Investments In Middle East Yielding Big Business To Many European Rail Equipment Companies [CORRECTION]

By IBTimes AU

Middle East countries are moving their focus to rail connectivity with big ticket investments. (Nov 12)

MORE TOPICS: DUBAI, GERMANY, MOROCCO, INVESTMENT

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