NEW PROJECT IN GAZA
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)
The British government has a long history of friendship with the United Arab Emirates, British Foreign Secretary William Hague said.
British Prime Minister David Cameron is called on to "show some backbone" and press Emirati authorities on abuses, Human Rights Watch.
Human rights groups are calling on U.S. President Barack Obama to crack down on abuses in the United Arab Emirates in a meeting with the nation's crown prince.
President Obama will meet with leaders from the United Arab Emirates, Qatar, Jordan and Turkey during the next month in Washington, the White House said.
Oman and the United Arab Emirates assured South Korea of a stable crude oil supply as Seoul considers cutting imports from Iran, officials said Wednesday.
The occupation by Iran of three small islands in the Persian Gulf is a violation of international law, an Emirati official told the U.N. General Assembly.
The United Arab Emirates will add three days to the thoroughbred racing calendar for the 2011-12 season and slightly modify the schedule.
U.S. President Barack Obama meets with United Arab Emirates Crown Prince Mohammed bin Zayed al-Nahyan Tuesday at the White House, the daily schedule indicates.
The president of the United Arab Emirates is expected in Iran soon to discuss renewed disputes over three contested islands in the Persian Gulf.
Authorities are searching for an Abu Dhabi Investment Fund managing director after a glider crash in Morocco, a United Arab Emirates agency says.