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UAE, Iran talks over Gulf islands?

TEHRAN, April 5 (UPI) -- The president of the United Arab Emirates is expected in Iran soon to discuss renewed disputes over three contested islands in the Persian Gulf.

Abu Dhabi executive missing after crash

SKHIRAT, Morocco, March 27 (UPI) -- Authorities are searching for an Abu Dhabi Investment Fund managing director after a glider crash in Morocco, a United Arab Emirates agency says.

UAE sheik acquitted in torture trial

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, Jan. 11 (UPI) -- A United Arab Emirates royal family member has been acquitted of torturing a man in a videotaped beating.

Egypt backs U.A.E. claim over Gulf islands

CAIRO, April 2 (UPI) -- Egyptian officials Thursday blasted Iranian comments concerning sovereignty claims over three disputed islands near the Strait of Hormuz.

Iran, Arabs bicker over Gulf islands

TEHRAN, March 31 (UPI) -- Iranian leaders said Tuesday that disputes over three islands in the Persian Gulf are an attempt to draw attention away from the Palestinian issue.

Barclays Bank cornered by contract

LONDON, Jan. 22 (UPI) -- Barclays bank in Britain would need to compensate Abu Dhabi investors handsomely if the government increased its stake in the bank, a key deal-maker said.

Mubarak, Khalifa urge greater cooperation

CAIRO, Feb. 14 (UPI) -- Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak and United Arab Emirates President Sheik Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan are calling for greater cooperation to enhance security.

First UAE female prosecutors named

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates, Jan. 19 (UPI) -- Authorities in Abu Dhabi have appointed the first female prosecutors in United Arab Emirates history.
French military base in Abu Dhabi by 2009

French military base in Abu Dhabi by 2009

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates, Jan. 16 (UPI) -- French President Nicolas Sarkozy said his country will open a military base in Abu Dhabi, increasing the Western presence in the Persian Gulf region.

UAE emergency responders in training

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates, Nov. 20 (UPI) -- The Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, police have undertaken an initiative to meet international standards on emergency rescue operations.

Large gift from Abu Dhabi ruler to Hopkins

BALTIMORE, May 5 (UPI) -- Sheik Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, president of the United Arab Emirates, has agreed to make a large gift to Johns Hopkins Medicine in Baltimore.

Guggenheim to build museum in Abu Dhabi

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates, July 10 (UPI) -- Abu Dhabi's rulers signed a deal with New York's Guggenheim Foundation to build a contemporary and modern art museum whose building could cost $200 million.

U.S. doc examines conjoined girls in India

NEW DELHI, Oct. 3 (UPI) -- A neurosurgeon from Baltimore was in India Monday, examining Indian twins Farah and Saba, who are joined at the head.

Arab governments denounce London blasts

BEIRUT, Lebanon, July 7 (UPI) -- Lebanese President Emile Lahoud strongly denounced the explosions that rocked London Thursday and expressed solidarity with the British people.
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UAE (United Arab Emirates) Information Minister Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, brother of the UAE president, attend a ceremony to lay the cornerstone for a new housing project set to rise from the rubble of the former Jewish settlement of Morag, the first major construction project in the Gaza Strip since Israel completed its withdrawal from the territory last month, in the outskirts of the Rafah refugee camp, in the southern of Gaza Strip Saturday, Oct. 8, 2005. Work is due to start on Sunday on the Sheikh Khalifa neighborhood, named after Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, president of the United Arab Emirates, which is bankrolling the $100 million, (83 million) two-year project. (UPI Photo/Ismael Mohamad)
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