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Rihanna's Savage X Fenty raises $125M with new UAE investors

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — An Abu Dhabi-based investment firm linked to a top security official in the United Arab Emirates said Thursday it has invested $25 million in Savage X Fenty, the lin...

Abraaj founder fined staggering $135M by Dubai regulator

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A regulatory body in Dubai said Thursday it is seeking to impose a staggering fine of $135.5 million on the Pakistani-born founder of Abraaj Group, the now defunct M...

People posting videos of UAE attack summoned under vague law

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — State prosecutors in Abu Dhabi summoned people who shared videos on social media of Emirati defense forces intercepting missiles fired by Yemen's Houthis at the nati...

Airbus revokes Qatar Airways A321 jet order amid dispute

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — European planemaker Airbus terminated a multibillion dollar order by Qatar Airways for 50 of its single-aisle in-demand A321neo jets. The terminati...

UAE envoy: Yemen's Houthis used missiles in Abu Dhabi attack

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Yemen's Houthi rebels used cruise and ballistic missiles, in addition to drones, in an attack on Abu Dhabi this week that killed three people and set off fires at a ...

South Korea and Saudi Arabia need oil but eye clean energy

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — A delegation led by South Korea’s president visiting Saudi Arabia inked a preliminary deal Tuesday to explore a project to develop a potentially cleaner form of energy. The...

Drone attack in Abu Dhabi claimed by Yemen's rebels kills 3

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A drone attack claimed by Yemen's Houthi rebels targeting a key oil facility in Abu Dhabi killed three people on Monday and sparked a fire at Abu Dhabi's internation...

China touts support from Gulf states for Uyghur treatment

BEIJING (AP) — China said Friday it gained support on issues including the treatment of Uyghur Muslims from a number of Persian Gulf states following talks between their foreign ministers at which the...

Top conservative Saudi cleric who once headed judiciary dies

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — An influential Saudi cleric who once served for years as head of the kingdom's Shariah courts and whose ultraconservative views sparked outcry died on Wednesday, leaving be...

Saudi crown prince in 1st visit to Qatar after embargo ended

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Saudi Arabia’s crown prince is in Qatar on Thursday for the first time since the kingdom rallied other Arab states to end their yearslong rift and embargo on the sma...

Saudi prince's tour, reforms eclipsed by Khashoggi case

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Saudi Arabia's crown prince was visiting the United Arab Emirates on Wednesday, the second stop of his high-profile tour of Gulf Arab states aimed at fortifying the ...

Suspect in killing of Saudi journalist arrested in France

PARIS (AP) — A suspect in the 2018 killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi was arrested Tuesday in France, according to a French judicial official. The official said the suspect ...

Saudi crown prince heads to Oman on tour of Gulf Arab states

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Saudi Arabia’s crown prince was heading Monday to Oman, the first stop of a tour of Gulf Arab states that will see him meet neighboring rulers and allies as the kingdom clo...

France to work with Saudis to resolve crisis with Lebanon

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — France’s president and Saudi Arabia’s crown prince held a joint phone call with Lebanon’s prime minister during Emmanuel Macron’s visit to the kingdom on Saturday, i...

Lebanese businesses pay steep price for standoff with Saudis

BEIRUT (AP) — A Lebanese DJ was days away from moving to Riyadh to play for a month in one of the newest entertainment centers in Saudi Arabia's capital when a brief, polite Whatsapp message informed ...