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Yemen truce monitor mission to meet on U.N.-hired ship: sources

ADEN, Yemen (Reuters) – A committee overseeing a ceasefire in Hodeidah will hold its next meeting on a ship off…

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UAE’s Noor Capital says it bought 3 tonnes of gold from Venezuela

CARACAS (Reuters) – Abu Dhabi investment firm Noor Capital said on Friday that it bought 3 tonnes of gold on…

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U.N. raises ‘serious doubts’ whether Bahrain opposition leaders got fair trial

GENEVA (Reuters) – The U.N. Human Rights Office said on Friday there were “serious doubts” whether three Bahraini opposition leaders…

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Pope wants ‘new page in history’ on first trip to Arabian peninsula

VATICAN CITY/ABU DHABI (Reuters) – Pope Francis is hoping to persuade a country enmeshed in a regional war that he…

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UAE senior diplomat denies hacking Americans

Minister of State for Foreign Affairs for the United Arab Emirates, Anwar Gargash, speaks at an event at Chatham House…

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In packed churches and secret masses, papal visit brings Gulf Catholics hope

DUBAI/RIYADH (Reuters) – In Dubai’s overflowing churches and Riyadh’s secretive masses, Catholics across the Gulf are eagerly awaiting Pope Francis’…

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China calls for harmony as it welcomes Qatar emir amid Gulf dispute

BEIJING (Reuters) – Chinese President Xi Jinping called for a return to “unity and harmony” on Thursday as he welcomed…

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Saudi-led coalition ready to use ‘calibrated force’ to push Yemen port deal: UAE

FILE PHOTO: Hodeidah port’s grain silos are pictured from a nearby shantytown in Hodeidah, Yemen June 16, 2018. REUTERS/Abduljabbar Zeyad/File…

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At the UAE Gender Balance Index, only men won awards

Dubai ruler Mohammed bin Rashid al-Maktoum, left, sits next to Richard Branson and watches the Hyperloop One presentation aboard the…