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Security council appointed panel says no missiles sent to Houthis, refuting Saudi Arabia claim

The conditional release of Saad al-Hariri; Saudi Arabia kept his two children in Riyadh

How has Islamophobia changed over the past 20 years?

Saudi: Palestinian Abbas must endorse US’ plan or leave

Egyptian authorities crack down on televised fatwas

Saudi Arabia’s empty trumpeting for war against Iran

Replacing Finance minister: Is PML-N going to make Ishaq Dar a perfect scapegoat?

Faizabad sit in: Is another model town like action in the offing?

Is Shahbaz Sharif deliberately weakening PML-N?

Would Nawaz seek a presidential pardon?

Senior Iranian official warns Macron against meddling in Iran’s internal affairs

Palestine to freeze ties with US if Trump admin closes mission in Washington

The Martyrdom of Imam Hassan (AS)

Lebanese PM Accepts France Invite: Will This End Crisis?

Arab media: Baghdad not ready to host Saudi Crown Prince

Barzani seeking to mend ties with Iran, worrying US

The series of the arrogant prince

US troops told to ignore child abuse in Afghanistan

Shafaqna special: Did PML-N launch Tehrik.e.Labaik?

Balochistan mass murder:  A terrorist activity or human trafficking?

TTP in Afghanistan: How does Abdullah Abdullah’s confession shift burden from Pakistan to US?

Free Balochistan posters: A new game plan against CPEC

Lebanon's Hariri leaves Saudi capital for France: Lebanese TV

Saudi siege of Yemen leaves three cities without clean water: Red Cross

Social Structure Founded by the Prophet (pbuh)

Death and Burial of the Prophet Muhammad (PBUH)

How has Islamophobia changed over the past 20 years?

West Eyes Nuclear Deal-Style Missile Pact with Iran

Saudi Arabia’s Desperate Moves against Hezbollah

International conference on lovers of Ahlul Bayt (as) and the Takfiri issue

3,000 more US troops deployed to Afghanistan: Pentagon

US Claims North Korea Behind FALLCHILL Malware

Saudi Arabia and Israel want to drag US into war against Iran: Former CIA officer

The story of a French woman who married four ISIS terrorists

'Saudi King Salman to step down next week'

Pakistan, US trade blame over cross-border terrorism

Delinking LeT from Haqqani network: Did US ditch India?

Is PTI backing Tehreek-e-Labbaik protests?

Israel ready to share intel on Iran with Saudi Arabia: Military chief

Saudi Arabia blackmailing detained princes to fill state coffers: Report

Netanyahu: Israel Will Act Alone to Force Iran Out of Syria

50,000 Yemeni children will die by end of the year, says Save the Children

Saudi storms home of detained cleric Salman Al-Ouda

Morsi tells lawyer of threats to his life

How Israel and Saudi Arabia Conspire to Seize Control of the Middle East?

How Trump’s CIA Used Bin Laden Files and a Neocon Think Tank to Escalate Tensions With Iran

Decline in terrorism: Has Pakistan won the proxy war led by Israel and India?

Is TTP returning to South Waziristan again?

Scapegoat: Is Supreme Court going to disqualify Jhangir Tareen?

Is this the end of Nawaz dynasty in Pakistan?

US president takes issue with ‘naïve’ Times op-ed on Xi-Trump ties

Yemeni hospitals will run out of fuel in three weeks: UN

Will new chairman review NAB’s in-house legal view on Musharraf?

How serious is Iraqi Kurdistan about reviewing ties with Washington?

Why Pakistan wants Afghanistan to join CPEC?

Lebanese Bankers Fear Qatar-Style Blockade by Saudis

Corruption in Israel is not just an Israeli issue

New constituency’s controversy: Is PML-N trying to delay the election?

Media Silent as 1 Million Protesters March in Spain to demand the release of Catalan political prisoners

Did Israel enforce Trump to renegotiate nuclear agreement with Iran?

Non-bailable arrest warrants: Has Nawaz Sharif abandoned Ishaq Dar?

Shafaqna Insight: Why India cannot sabotage CPEC?

Zimbabwe army deploys soldiers outside Harare

Sheikh Salman to be tried later this month on false espionage charges

Startling revelations: How politician used terrorists to target their rivals?

Turkish President slams Saudi Crown prince over ’Moderate Islam’

Islamic Jihad vows retaliation for Israeli attack

Don’t get ‘too close’ to Iran: US warning to Pakistan

Re-opening of Hudabiya case: What is the game behind the curtains?

UK Hindu minister urges military aid to Israel

iPhone X owners complain of ‘green line of death’ on screen of $999 device

Rapprochement with Israel carries a heavy price tag for Riyadh

MMA revival: Is it an attempt to induct extremist religious parties into politics?

Shafaqna analysis: Why Pakistan cannot bring Altaf Hussain back?

Strong earthquake hits Iran-Iraq border, kills about 450

US envoy assures Israel that US will move embassy to Jerusalem

The untold story: why Priti Patel’s departure is ‘a great loss for Israel’

Policy flaws: How the electoral endorsement powered a terrorist organization

Mounting debt: Would Nawaz Govt leave a huge economic crisis behind?

Tillerson Warns Against Using Lebanon as Proxy for Mideast Conflict

How Saudi Crown Prince purged royal family rivals

South Sudan using food as weapon of war -UN report

Is Lebanese PM Hariri a Prisoner of Saudi Arabia?

What the Mossad’s female agents do — and don’t do — for the sake of Israel

Revival of MMA: Mullahs on the same page

Tightening noose around Sharifs: The awakening of NAB in Pakistan

Trump’s tweets, thin skin may cause nuclear war: Analyst

130 people killed in Iran’s Kermanshah as quake hits region

Spilling the beans: Karzai’s more revelations about US and Daesh collusion in Afghanistan

Leak: UAE planned financial war against Qatar

Did Trump beg for a war during his Asia trip?

Senior Saudi Princes tortured, beaten in royal purge

Pakistan Awami Itehad:  Who is behind Musharraf’s political gimmick?

When a Hindu devotee went to Karbala

World’s criminal silence on Collapsing Yemen

Wooing Pakistan back: The fodder of CSF for Pakistan

The Saudi-Iran conflict and us

Merger of adversaries: Who is pulling the strings?

Yemenis to give 'unprecedented' response to Saudi possible attack on Hudaydah

China urges South Korea to resume talks with North

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Leak: UAE planned financial war against Qatar

1396/8/21 | 09:02
  The United Arab Emirates planned to wage a financial war against fellow GCC member state Qatar by targeting the country’s currency “using bonds and derivatives manipulation”, the Intercept reported yesterday.   The site said the warfare plan was obtained from the task folder in the email account of the UAE Ambassador to the United States, Yousef Al Otaiba.   According to the Intercept, the plan was devised by Luxembourg’s private Banque Havilland which is owned by the family of controversial British financier David ...

Saudis, UAE, Kuwait Order Citizens to Leave Lebanon

1396/8/20 | 09:02
  With Saudi Arabia having accused Lebanon of declaring war over the weekend, a growing number of GCC states are issuing either travel advisories or outright bans on citizens traveling to Lebanon, with Bahrain the first to issue such warnings, and Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, and the United Arab Emirates following. All are claiming “safety considerations,” though none are clear about what exactly their intentions toward Lebanon are, or even whether this is related to the missile fired from Yemen, or the resignation of the Lebanese premier ...

Leaked emails: UAE wants Qatar to be ‘accountable’ for supporting BDS

1396/8/11 | 09:02
  Qatar’s support for the global Boycott Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement against Israel was a major cause of concern amongst senior UAE diplomats in Washington during the months leading up to the imposition of the Saudi-led siege on Doha. The UAE plays a leading role in the siege on its Gulf neighbour.   The UAE’s ambassador to the US, Yousef Al-Otaiba, vented his frustration about the Qataris to a former American diplomat, Dennis Ross, in a series of leaked emails, which have been obtained by MEMO. Ross is known to some ...

UAE official apologises to Israel for not playing anthem at judo event

1396/8/9 | 09:02
The President of the UAE Judo Federation has apologised to his Israeli counterpart after the organisers refused to play the Israeli national anthem at the Abu Dhabi Judo Grand Slam tournament last week.   According to the media in Israel, Mohammed Bin Thaloub Al-Derai and the General Secretary of Abu Dhabi Sports Council, Aref Al-Awani, made the apology to the head of the Israeli Judo Association, Moshe Ponte. As well as the anthem issue, they apologised for the fact that a UAE athlete refused to shake hands with Israeli competitors at ...

Differences between Saudi, UAE may fracture their alliance

1396/8/2 | 09:02
The Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and the Deputy Chief Commander of the Armed Forces of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Mohammed Bin Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan is perceived as the “mentor” of the de facto leader of Saudi Arabia Crown Prince Mohammad Bin Salman.   King Salman’s ill health has led to the relegation of most of his responsibility to his son Prince Mohammad. He is by a stretch the most powerful leader in terms of economic and military might in the Middle East. He controls one of the richest entities in the world, Aramco, the ...

Half of UAE’s residents in debt

1396/7/30 | 09:02
  The increase of the value added tax in the UAE, effective next year, is expected to intensify the suffering of UAE residents, the majority of whom already live under debt.   Moreover, the VAT is also expected to hit some trade activity, such as the diamond industry and the construction industry, as it will raise the cost of services and goods for the residents. According to a study by Amazon’s PayFort, recently published on personal debt in Arab countries, almost 50 per cent of the UAE’s residents are drowning in a sea of debt.   The ...

‘UAE plans to invade Qatar using mercenaries’

1396/7/21 | 09:02
    Qatar’s ex-Deputy Prime Minister has revealed details of a plan funded by the UAE to invade his country using mercenaries from the American security service company formerly known as Blackwater. Abdullah Bin Hamas Al-Attiyah noted that the plan still hasn’t received the green light from Washington.   Al-Attiyah told Spain’s ABC newspaper that thousands of mercenaries from Blackwater — now called Academi — are undergoing training in the UAE. “Plans for the invasion led by the Emirati authorities were underway ...

Fall in oil price pushes Abu Dhabi to sell bonds valued at $10bn

1396/7/20 | 09:02
  The government of Abu Dhabi announced on Tuesday that it has sold bonds worth $10 billion in what was the second such move in the UAE since oil prices started to fall in 2014.   According to a statement by the Department of Finance of the oil-rich emirate, the bonds were offered in three groups for a period of 10 to 30 years. The interest rates attached to the bonds range from 2.5 per cent to 4 per cent. The sale attracted investors regionally and globally, with more than 500 applications received, valued in excess of $30 billion.   Abu ...

International investigation: UAE bribes NGOs to polish its disgraceful image

1396/7/6 | 09:02
  A special international human rights inquiry revealed for the first time the role played by the UAE in the Human Rights Council in order to influence its decisions to serve its interests and prevent any stand against it in the field of human rights violations.     The United Nations Independent Monitoring Body (UNSCO) yesterday published an executive summary of an initial inquiry into the 36th session of the United Nations Human Rights Council held in Geneva on September 11-29 that concerns civil society organizations.   Arab ...

Barzani sends his family and relatives to the UAE to save them from possible danger

1396/7/2 | 09:02
  A number of Barzani family members have been heading towards the UAE from Erbil upon the official invitation of Abu Dhabi Crown Prince.     The news indicates that a number of Barzani family members have been heading towards the UAE from Erbil, the capital of the Iraqi Kurdistan, upon the official invitation of Mohammed bin Zayed, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi.     They left as Iraqi Kurdistan is on eve of independence referendum. At the same time, the tensions between different positions in Iraq has increased ...

German company bans gun sales to ‘corrupt’ Israel

1396/7/1 | 09:02
  German gun manufacturer Heckler & Koch has banned the sale of weapons to corrupt countries including Israel, Egypt, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates. The Jerusalem Post reported that the company made the decision because it is difficult to obtain licenses from the German government to supply weapons to countries which are corrupt, undemocratic, or not affiliated in some way to NATO. The list of countries include Israel, Mexico, India, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, the UAE, Turkey, Malaysia, Indonesia and all African countries. According ...

UAE and Saudi Arabia to normalize their secret relations with Israel

1396/6/30 | 09:02
Al-Khabar Al-Yamani news website has published an article from Middle East Monitor about open relations of the Arab states with Israel.   While, Arab-Israel relations have been taking place behind closed doors. The article stated the United Arab Emirates is a pioneer of open relations with Israel. The UAE assigned its ambassador to Washington in this regard.   Saudi Arabia’s authorities have visited Israel many times.   pk.shafaqna.com   ...

UAE ambassador to Ankara threatens Turkey to close down its embassy

1396/6/29 | 09:02
  Twitter account "Jeel al-Hurriyyah w-al-tanwir" [Generation of liberty and enlightenment" , published a document in which the Emirati ambassador highlighted the reasons behind the increased tension between the UAE and Turkey. According to this document Khalifah Shahin al-Marar, the UAE ambassador to Turkey, in a letter to the Turkish ministry of foreign affairs, highlighted the five main reasons, behind the differences between the two countries, in order of importance: 1-      Their different positions and policies vis a vis the ...

UAE: Saudi Arabia was going to launch military attack on Qatar

1396/6/26 | 09:02
  Saudi Arabia was preparing for a military attack on its neighbour Qatar, leaked emails dated May 2017 appear to show.   The emails between UAE Ambassador in Washington, Yousef Al-Otaiba, and US diplomat Elliott Abrams in May 2017 claim that Saudi came close to “conquering” Qatar and this would “solve everyone’s problems”, according to the Emirati official.   Al-Otaiba added that deceased Saudi monarch King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz “came pretty close to doing something in Qatar” a few months before his death in January 2015.   Abrams ...

Facts hidden by the UAE about its military aircraft crashed in Yemen and the fate of its crew

1396/6/24 | 09:02
  The United Arab Emirates (UAE) said, on Monday, its plane had crashed and killed the pilot after a technical fault caused the plane to crash while carrying out operations in the coalition operations in Yemen.     The second deputy pilot of Sultan Mohammed Ali al-Naqbi died after his plane crashed as a result of a technical defect while performing his mission in the process of “restoring hope” in the operations of the Saudi-led coalition forces in Yemen.   The statement did not specify the area in which the plane ...

Ansarullah missiles can reach anywhere in UAE: Houthi

1396/6/24 | 09:02
  The leader of Yemen’s Ansarullah movement, Abdul-Malik al-Houthi, says the neighboring United Arab Emirates (UAE) is no more a safe country as missiles manufactured by the Yemeni group can now hit anywhere in the Arab country. Addressing his supporters via a televised speech from the Yemeni capital Sana’a on Thursday evening, Houthi said that Ansarullah missiles were capable of reaching Abu Dhabi and elsewhere in the UAE. He added that Ansarullah also had several domestically-manufactured drones in its inventory that would become ...

Israel and UAE are normalising relations

1396/6/19 | 09:02
  Normalisation between the UAE and Israel is ongoing via secret and public channels and through the Emirati Ambassador to Washington, Yousef Al-Otaiba, Wikileaks has exposed.     Relations between the two countries have strengthened since the opening of the International Renewable Energy Agency in Abu Dhabi in 2015.     In 2010 the UAE hosted the Israeli Judo team and Hamas leader Mahmoud Al-Mabhouh was assassinated in Dubai with the cooperation of Mossad.     Abu Dhabi prevents the Palestinian flag from ...

What is left of the legitimacy of Hadi other than the UAE insults?

1396/6/16 | 09:02
  On the eve of Eid al-Adha, the internationally recognized president, Abdurbo Mansour Hadi, vowed to describe what he called the “liberation of Sanaa”.     On the eve of Eid al-Adha, the internationally recognized president, Abdurbo Mansour Hadi, vowed to describe what he called the “liberation of Sanaa” faster than expected in a speech published by official websites of his government, a letter he signed a few hours after receiving news that he was not allowed to return To Aden while he was at a Saudi airport, and ...

UAE financially supports hacking Qatari news agency plot

1396/6/12 | 09:02
Turkish ambassador to Tunisia Omer Faruk Dogan stressed that Turkey will hand over the five people detained for hacking a Qatari news agency to the Qatari brotherly government.   He added these detainees have confessed that each of them received $ 50,000 from UAE Ambassador to Ankara to hack the Qatar News Agency (QANA) in order to publish the false news quoting from the Qatari emir. Turkish ambassador to Tunisia also stated: “they said that they were unaware of UAE and Saudi Arabia’s plot for putting Qatar under pressure, harming ...

US, Israel ‘masterminding’ weapons supplies to ‘terrorists’ in Syria

1396/6/9 | 09:02
  An investigative reporter who claimed to have discovered a covert scheme “masterminded” by the US, Israel, Saudi Arabia and UAE to supply weapons to Daesh and Al-Qaeda terrorist groups under the watch of the CIA and NATO, has been sacked by her employers for what she describes as “telling the truth about weapons supplies to terrorists”.     Bulgarian journalist Dilyana Gaytandzhiev claims she was dismissed after being interrogated by security forces following her report that “at least 350 diplomatic …flights transported ...

Official invitations, Al-Sadr to set on Europe tour

1396/6/6 | 09:02
  Influential Shia cleric and militia leader Muqtada al-Sadr will set on a European tour responding to official invitations, a newspaper reported on Sunday.     London-based al-Hayat said Sadr is preparing for a tour including France, Germany, Belgium, Italy and Vatican, and would hold meetings with senior officials at those countries.     The purpose of the visit, as the paper put it, will not differ from that of his recent Arab region tour, focusing on Iraq’s openness to other countries and encouragement of ...

US, Allies Used Diplomatic Flights to Send Weapons to Terrorists

1396/6/6 | 09:02
A Bulgarian reporter has uncovered evidence that the United States and its allies, notably Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, have been using Azerbaijan’s Silk War Airlines to ferry entire planeloads of weapons to Syrian militants, some of which ended up in the hands of al-Qaeda’s Nusra Front.   Some 350 different flights, all labeled “diplomatic” flightsto avoid being searched for weapons, were sent into the area, generally carrying arms purchased in Eastern Europe, so as to disguise the country that was actually sending ...

Saudi Arabia and UAE have contributed to the spread of al Qaeda in Yemen

1396/6/4 | 09:02
A UN report revealed that UAE’s support for armed groups, the practice of illegal detention and enforced disappearance in Yemen.     The group of experts of the International Sanctions Committee on Yemen said in a report that these groups receive direct funding and assistance from Saudi Arabia and the UAE, pointing out that one of these groups in Taiz is led by a person named Abu al-Abbas Salafi, financed by the UAE, who allowed al-Qaeda elements to spread in Yemen.     The report, which is being kept secret by members ...

Qatar 'Looking for a Defense Cooperation' With Russia Amid Gulf Row

1396/6/2 | 09:02
  Qatar is interested in cooperation with Russia in the defense sector, especially in modern Russian technologies, Qatari Defense Minister Khalid bin Mohammad Al Attiyah said Wednesday. The minister stressed Doha would like to purchase Russian technologies for production of air defense systems. Qatar has repeatedly turned to Russia amid its standoff with the Arab countries countries since. In June Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain and Egypt cut off diplomatic relations with Qatar, accusing it of supporting ...

The UAE has supported the spread of Al-Qaeda in Yemen, alleges UN report

1396/5/31 | 09:02
  A UN report by a group of experts belonging to the International Sanctions Committee against Yemen has confirmed the support provided by the United Arab Emirates for armed groups and its involvement in illegal detention and enforced disappearances in the war-torn country. The document has also revealed that, according to some reliable sources, UAE forces have been forcibly detaining two people in Aden for more than 8 months.     The report – a copy of which has been obtained by Al-Jazeera – speaks of the spread of militias ...

The fall of the UAE plane was plotted to assassinate Zayed bin Hamdan!!!

1396/5/25 | 09:02
The crash of the United Arab Emirates helicopter in Shabwa on Friday is a deliberate incident aimed at assassinating Zayed bin Hamdan bin Zayed as the most prominent competitor of Khalid bin Mohammed bin Zayed, Abu Dhabi next. “The UAE plane that crashed in Yemen was carrying Zayed bin Al-Ahmadan, the most prominent rival of Khalid bin Mohammed bin Zayed,” he said in a blog post posted on his Twitter account posted by Watan. The evidence indicates that it was a deliberate assassination. ” The Emirati had launched through the site “Twitter” ...

Afghan imbroglio: How Kingdom deceived Qatar and Washington

1396/5/24 | 09:02
The Saudi kettle is guilty of calling the Qatari pot black. Meaning that revelations over the weekend have confirmed that both Riyadh and the UAE had courted the Afghan Taliban, offering to host their embassy before the latter set up shop in Doha. The Kingdom’s endeavours are put at 2006-2008.   The Saudi and UAE moves are not altogether surprising. After all, they, along with Pakistan were the only three nations to ever officially recognise the Taliban in power. And both enjoy good relations with Washington.    Today, this seems pretty ...

What drives UAE participation in Yemen War?

1396/5/23 | 09:02
  Saudi-led Arab military coalition's aggression in 2015 ushered in a series of new developments in Yemen.   A couple of months after start of the war which changed Yemen into a scene of asymmetrical military confrontation, the country met an array of its specific highs and lows.     The Ansarullah movement and the Yemeni army managed to resist and keep many cities from falling to the Arab coalition despite a glaringly apparent imbalance with the opposite side in terms of the equipment and weapons. However, the battle ...

Mending fences with Sunni states: After Saudia, Muqtada al-Sadr reaches UAE

1396/5/23 | 09:02
  An influential Iraqi Shia cleric plans to visit the United Arab Emirates on Sunday, strengthening his ties with Sunni-ruled states of the Middle East.     It will be the second such trip in as many months for Muqtada al-Sadr, who commands a large following among Iraq’s urban poor. He visited Saudi Arabia at the end of July. The Emirati government will send a special plane to fly Sadr to the UAE and return him to Iraq, according to a statement on the cleric’s website.     The cleric is one of few Iraqi Shia ...

Strengthening the ranks of Takfiri groups through Aden airport to legitimize American entry in southern Yemen

1396/5/23 | 09:02
The city of Aden is witnessing a significant increase in the number of foreigners coming to it through Aden International Airport under the sight and ears of the UAE invasion forces, which oversees all ports in the occupied land of the south.     According to sources close to the forces of aggression, these elements from abroad are linked to the groups of Takfiri and seeks to join the fronts of fighting, and also quoted citizens who have expressed fears of the repercussions of this presence on their security and stability already ...

Saudi prince: I’d rather lose my neck than delete anti-UAE comments

1396/5/22 | 09:02
Saudi Arabia’s Prince Abdulaziz Bin Fahd, the son of the late King, has said he is willing to lose his neck rather than remove from Twitter disparaging remarks he made about the UAE government and Abu Dhabi Crown Prince, Mohammed Bin Zayed. Bin Fahd’s voiced strong criticism of the UAE over the past few weeks. He not only called on Muslims around the world to “fight for Al-Aqsa” when Israel was violating the sacred mosque in July by installing measures that contravened Palestinian rights, he also published several tweets attacking ...

ALWAGHT | What Divides Saudi Arabia, UAE?

1396/5/14 | 09:02
 The UAE, not an old state and not even a state in every sense of the word, was founded in the 1970s with the British support for small sheikhdoms and immigration of people from other parts of the Arab Peninsula. The 47-year-old state lies on the southern coasts of the Persian Gulf and is a neighbor to the older Saudi Arabia whose “big brother” feeling does not allow it to stand any defiance or even simple opposition from the tiny neighbors, and reacts to any challenging of its position very severely. The recent Qatar diplomatic crisis and ...

New strategy of the American aggression on Yemen

1396/5/13 | 09:02
Today, after the failure of the unjust siege and the punitive American economic measures imposed on Yemen in clear violation of international law, the American initiatives to save the legitimacy of the aggression from falling and defeat in the result of failure on the military fronts, and the result of the chaos and cracks between the militias of aggression.     The movements of Ould Cheikh comes with a clear American payment admitted by the American ambassador Toller also aims to save the Saudi-UAE alliance, which lost many of his ...

Leaks: ‘UAE wanted to host the Taliban’s embassy instead of Qatar’

1396/5/11 | 09:02
  The UAE was vying to open an office for the Taliban in its territories, however the group which governed Afghanistan setup a base in Qatar instead, leaked emails from Emirati Ambassador to the US Yousef Al-Otaibi show.     The revelation, published in the New York Times today, comes at a time when the UAE has accused Qatar of supporting “Islamists” and led a boycott of the small Gulf state. According to the leaks, Al-Otaiba got an “angry phone call” from the UAE Foreign Minister Abdullah Bin Zayed, in which he ...

Saudi princess slams UAE for alleging Kingdom seeks secularism

1396/5/10 | 09:02
Saudi Arabia Princess, Fahda Bin Saud Bin Abdulaziz, the daughter of former Saudi monarch Al-Saud Bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud, has launched a fierce attack on the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Ambassador to the US, Yousef Al-Otaiba, who recently said that his country seeks “secular governments” in the Middle East in line with Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Bahrain and Jordan. Responding to Al-Otaiba’s remarks, Princess Fahda warned in several tweets published on 30 July, that there is “an obvious conspiracy against Saudi Arabia and the Islamic world,” ...

Activists warn of UAE conspiracy against Saudi Arabia

1396/5/7 | 09:02
Activists in Saudi Arabia have taken to Twitter to warn that the United Arab Emirates is “conspiring” against the Kingdom. They have launched a campaign following messages posted by Prince Abdul Aziz Bin Fahd, the youngest son of the late King, in which he described Abu Dhabi Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Zayed as “the devil”.     According to one twitter user, the prince’s statement represents the feelings of “more than 90 per cent” of the Saudi people. Another said that Saudi citizens’ positive reaction to the prince’s ...

UAE receives banner from Daesh in Yemen

1396/5/6 | 09:02
The crime of executing four prisoners of the Yemeni army and the popular committees in a directorate distributed in this harsh and painful picture and the Daesh way are the latest chapters of the criminal acts of the UAE which are escalating in a way that proves the decline of this state and stripped of the simplest principles, values and humanitarian ethics.     The violations and crimes of the UAE have not only led the Takfiri groups, which are under its cover, to commit crimes of slaughter, murder and mutilation of bodies in the military ...

Israel provided weapons to a Muslim country, UAE mediated

1396/5/6 | 09:02
Commander of the Libyan National Army, Khalifa Haftar, has reportedly been supplied with Israeli military aid after secret meetings with Mossad agents that were mediated by the United Arab Emirates. A high-ranking official in Haftar’s military informed The New Arab that the Libyan commander has been holding secret meetings with Israel over the past two years. Sniper rifles and night vision equipment were amongst the military aid provided, according to the source. The UAE has been a leading supporter of the Libyan strongman, with a UN report ...

Turkish diplomacy ends in Persian Gulf without results

1396/5/4 | 09:02
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has wrapped up a tour of Arab countries involved in a dispute but has failed to help bring the feuding sides closer to one another. Erdogan arrived in Qatar on Monday on the last leg of a tour that had also taken him to Saudi Arabia and Kuwait. In Qatar, he met with Emir Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani in Doha. Qatari state news agency QNA said the two sides discussed joint efforts to combat terrorism and extremism, reviewed defense and economic cooperation, and praised Kuwait’s mediation role in the crisis. During ...

Netanyahu Secretly Met UAE FM in New York

1396/5/1 | 09:02
One after the other, evidences of Arab normalization with the apartheid “Israeli” entity are being revealed. The latest in the series of humiliations is the secret meeting between the entity’s foreign minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his Emirati counterpart Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, at the “Israeli” PM’s hotel room in New York in September 2012, the “Israeli” daily Haaretz reported. Netanyahu and bin Zayed saw eye to eye on the Iranian nuclear issue, but the UAE’s foreign minister told Netanyahu his country could ...

Saudia’s next battle ground: Turning Qatar into another Yemen

1396/4/31 | 09:02
  The fierce regional and international race to control Yemen and extend its influence in its vast territory, which is also diverse in its climates and terraces, with many political and intellectual trends, is not new but extends deep in Yemen’s history.     However, there is a new change in the Yemeni scene which is the project against the American project and the guardianship. The emergence of this variable and the fear of its effects outside the Yemeni borders is one of the main reasons for the war and the siege imposed ...

Plan of the United Arab Emirates to divide Yemen

1396/4/29 | 09:02
The role of the UAE has become more and more apparent to the international and Arab opinion in southern Yemen.   The role of the UAE has become more and more apparent to the international and Arab opinion in southern Yemen, especially to the Yemeni people, as the UAE has sacrificed much of its money and soldiers to implement the Zionist’s demands in southern Yemen.     The UAE has carried out a major task in Yemen, and observers believe that this task is greater than the UAE and its people, and this task is the division ...

Confession of Saudia Iqama: Is Nawaz Sharif has been screwed?

1396/4/28 | 09:02
  Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif was issued an Iqama(residence permit) by the UAE government for being the chairman of the board of Capital FZE, an offshore firm exposed by the six-member Joint Investigation Team (JIT) tasked to probe the Sharif family’s offshore wealth, the premier’s counsel accepted on Tuesday.     “Hassan Nawaz [PM’s son] was the owner of Capital FZE and PM Nawaz was only designated as Chairman of the Board of this offshore company but he did not receive any salary,” Khawaja Haris told the apex court’s ...

Leaked documents reveal Saudia and Emirati crown princes support for Al-Qaeda and ISIS in Yemen

1396/4/28 | 09:02
The nine-page document was published by Egyptian newspaper al-Badil in April - before the outlet was banned by Cairo - accusing Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman and Abu Dhabi's Mohammed bin Zayed of providing aid to the two extremists. The communique - sent to Qatar's foreign minister on October 26, 2016 - outlines the minutes of communications between Qatar's ambassador to Washington and the US Treasury Undersecretary for Terrorism and Financial Intelligence. The New Arab could not independently verify the authenticity of the ...

Trump Puts US Centcome in Al-Udeid on Auction to Blackmail S. Arabia, UAE

1396/4/26 | 09:02
  Abdel Bari Atwan, the editor-in-chief of Rai al-Youm newspaper, said US President Donald Trump humiliated and blackmailed the Arabs in his recent interview with CBN news channel.     In his interview with the CBN, Trump said that he traveled to Saudi Arabia and the UAE after the two Arab states accepted to pay hundreds of billions of dollars to purchase the US-made weapons and equipment, Atwan wrote on Sunday.     He also said that 10 countries are willing to host the US military base in Qatar, named al-Udeid, ...

Washington Post: US intelligence confirms UAE planned Qatar fake news hack

1396/4/26 | 09:02
US intelligence agencies have confirmed that The United Arab Emirates orchestrated the hacking of Qatari government news and social media sites according to the Washington Post. The move, that occurred in late May, resulted in the posting of false quotes attributed to Qatar’s emir, and sparked the current crisis that has led to the isolation of Qatar by several of its neighbours.   According to the Washington Post’s report, officials became aware that newly analyzed intelligence, gathered by US agencies, confirmed that on 23 May, ...

Document reveals Qatar to undermine Pakistan-UAE relations

1396/4/21 | 09:02
Saudi cyber army has disclosed a document that Qatar has been involved in undermining Pakistan-UAE relations.   According to the document, Qatar’s embassy in Pakistan is seeking to reduce the UAE’s influence in Pakistan’s hunting grounds. It had meetings with Pakistani authorities, in this regard. The document states that Qatar’s embassy provoked the Pakistani government against the presence of Emirati sheikhs in Pakistan.   ...

Saudi Crown Prince dismissed for supporting Qatar

1396/4/21 | 09:02
  Saudi prince Talal bin Abdul Aziz posted on his Twitter account: "the coalition between Mohammed bin Zayed and bin Salman led to unilateral decision about GCC members."   Saudi prince Talal bin Abdul Aziz posted on his Twitter account: “the coalition between Mohammed bin Zayed and Bin Salman led the Persian Gulf Cooperation Council to take a unilateral decision about its members. The UAE plays the major role at the Cooperation Council.” Bin Nayef protested the king to prevent the entrance of the Qatari to Masjid al-Haram and ...

Erdogan sets a condition for Turkish troops to leave Qatar

1396/4/16 | 09:02
Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan reaffirmed support for Qatar amid Gulf tensions and claimed his troops will only be withdrawn if Qatar asks them to leave. “We remain loyal to our agreement with Qatar. If it requests us to leave, we will not stay where we are not wanted,” Erdogan said in a meeting in Cairo yesterday. Since the inception of the Gulf tension in June, Turkey has sent soldiers and food supplies in aid of Qatar, to sidestep a siege via land, air and sea by an Arab coalition. Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Bahrain ...

In UAE prison: 40 days into the hunger strike: Will human conscience be reawakened if they starve to death?

1396/4/16 | 09:02
When someone’s dignity is violated and when he is humiliated regardless of his weakness and helplessness while justice is not being served, life itself becomes futile and the whole world becomes hopeless. Executioners do not usually reach such a degree of fascistic cruelty until they have been stripped of all human values. The oppressed then finds no means to speak up and protest other than by going on a hunger strike. This sums up what has happened to human rights activist, Imran Al-Radwan, whose strike reached its 40th day yesterday. He ...