Qatar says its hosting of World Cup ‘not up for discussion’

From AP via abc News, October 11, 2017, by Jon Gambrell. Qatar on Wednesday strongly criticized Emirati officials for questioning Doha’s hosting of the 2022 FIFA World Cup, saying…

Indian IT Sector Looking to Expand Business in UAE

From Indian Times  October 11, 2017.   India is one of the top trading partners of the UAE.   DUBAI: India is one of the top trading…

IMF forecasts economic recovery for Middle East economies in 2018

From The National, October 10, 2017, by Mahmoud Kassem.   Spending on Dubai Expo 2020 is forecast to stimulate the UAE’s economy in 2018 and beyond. Expo 2020…

UAE cuts ties with North Korea, stops visas to its nationals

Article from Khaleej Times, October 13, 2017.  Abu Dhabi will also no longer grant North Korean companies authorisation to work in any of the seven emirates….

UAE plans to invade Qatar using mercenaries

From: Middle East Monitor, October 12, 2017. Qatar’s ex-Deputy Prime Minister has revealed details of a plan funded by the UAE to invade his country using mercenaries…