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Saudi-based GCC to hold Yemen talks; rebels decline invite

DUBAI, United ARAB EMIRATES (AP) — The Saudi-based Gulf Cooperation Council on Thursday invited warring sides in Yemen for talks aimed at ending the civil war in the Arab world’s most impoverished cou...

UK's Johnson in UAE, Saudi Arabia to press for more oil

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson met Wednesday with the de facto rulers of Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates in efforts to ease skyrocketing gasoline pri...

UK's Johnson visits Saudi Arabia, seeks more oil output

LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is visiting Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates on Wednesday as part of his efforts to press for increased oil production from the Gulf states ...

Saudi Arabia puts 81 to death in its largest mass execution

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Saudi Arabia on Saturday executed 81 people convicted of crimes ranging from killings to belonging to militant groups, the largest known mass execution carried out i...

Huma Abedin steps out, brings her memoir to Abu Dhabi

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — There’s no easy way to tell Huma Abedin’s story. So, she’s telling it herself, bringing her voice to an international stage in the United Arab Emirates and speak...

Russian war in world's 'breadbasket' threatens food supply

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — The Russian tanks and missiles besieging Ukraine also are threatening the food supply and livelihoods of people in Europe, Africa and Asia who rely on the vast, fertile farmlan...

Dubai's new Museum of the Future envisions a healthy planet

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Dubai will open the doors Friday to an architecturally stunning building housing the new Museum of the Future, a seven-story structure that envisions a dreamlike wor...

EXPLAINER: Impending Iran nuclear deal alarms Israel

JERUSALEM (AP) — While the world’s attention has been focused on Ukraine, the Biden administration also has been racing with world powers toward restoring the 2015 international nuclear deal with Iran...

Ukraine crisis jolts Europe to push for secure energy supply

MADRID (AP) — Surging energy prices and the Russia-Ukraine conflict are making European leaders think hard about energy security — particularly their decades-old reliance on Moscow for natural gas. ...

Dubai airport is busiest for global travel as virus persists

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Dubai's main airport said Tuesday it has retained its top place as the world's busiest for international travel with around 29 million passengers shuttling through t...

Iran's president meets Qatar emir in Doha ahead of gas forum

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Iran's president arrived in Qatar on Monday and was welcomed in an official ceremony by the country's ruling emir ahead of a global gas summit and as pressure mounts...

Saudi Arabia keeps lid on oil output as US gas prices rise

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Saudi Arabia is signaling it isn't willing to pump more oil and won't push for changes to an agreement with Russia and other producers that has kept a lid on oil pro...

Key energy agencies diverge as demand and oil prices climb

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Leaders of the world's most consequential energy bodies gathered for a forum Wednesday to discuss the uncertain future of oil as demand rebounds and prices climb, al...

Turkey's flag flies high as Erdogan's Dubai trip marks reset

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Turkey’s red flag illuminated buildings in the United Arab Emirates and flew high in a ceremony in Dubai on Tuesday as President Recep Tayyip Erdogan spent a second ...

Prince William focuses on conservation during first UAE trip

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Britain's Prince William on Thursday made his first official visit to the United Arab Emirates, where the future monarch highlighted his passionate work around wildl...