Sudanese youth to sue 10 prominent figures including Abu Dhabi Crown Prince in ICC for human trafficking in Libya

The legal adviser of young Sudanese lured to get jobs in the United Arab Emirates but who ended up fighting in Libya on the side of war lord Khalifa Haftar, is preparing a lawsuit including human trafficking against 10 prominent Read more

Yemen: Israel training foreign mercenaries fighting Houthi rebels for Al-Hudaydah control

Foreign mercenaries, mainly from Columbia and Nepal, fighting on the side of the Saudi Arabia-UAE-led coalition in the conquest of Houthi-controlled Al-Hudaydah port were recruited by former Palestinian Fatah official Mohammed Dahlan who oversaw their training in Israel, Al-Khaleej Online Read more

Gulf Crisis: UAE pushed for Tillerson’s axing for ‘siding’ with Qatar- Report

A BBC report based on obtained leaked e-mails revealed that United Arab Emirates (UAE) army Chief, Mohammed bin Zayed, who is also Abu Dhabi Crown Prince, attempted to secure the sacking of US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson for failing Read more

UAE: Abu Dhabi launches $100-mln charity fund to tackle tropical diseases in Africa, Middle East

The UAE Wednesday announced the launch of Last Mile Fund, a new $100-million fund to combat neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) mainly River blindness and Tlymphatic filariasis, which affect millions of lives around the world, but in Africa and in the Read more

Saudi royals slam UAE over hints of establishing secular governments in Mideast

Several Saudi royals and religious leaders have laid into the United Arab Emirates’ envoy to Washington for comments hinting at the establishment of secular governments in the Middle East including Saudi Arabia, a kingdom governed by the Sharia law. Youssef Read more

Libya: US thwarts UAE plans to break down GNA’s military support

US officials have opposed plans by the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to woo UN-backed unity government’s military support, the Misrata-based powerful militia, which largely protect the weak UN-backed Government of National Accord (GNA) in Tripoli and which is opposed to Read more