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  • Yemen's government signs $1 billion aid package with UAE-based fund Nov 28, 2022 06:35 AM IST

    Yemen's government signs $1 billion aid package with UAE-based fund

    The Abu Dhabi-based fund, a sub-organization of the 22-member Arab League, will pay out the $1 billion program from 2022 to 2025. The economic deal aims to help the Yemeni government establish monetary and fiscal stability through wide-ranging economic reforms, Saba news agency said.

  • India, UAE central banks discuss rupee, dirham trade Nov 25, 2022 04:59 PM IST

    India, UAE central banks discuss rupee, dirham trade

    India's Ambassador to the UAE Sunjay Sudhir said that the concept paper for trade in local currencies was shared by India.

  • UAE bars entry of people with single name in passports Nov 24, 2022 02:48 PM IST

    UAE bars entry of people with single name in passports

    "Any passport holder with a single name (word) either in surname or given name will not be accepted by UAE immigration and the passenger will be considered as INAD," according to a circular issued by Air India and Air India Express, mentioning about the latest UAE guidelines.

  • Travelling to UAE? Check out the new passport name rule before taking the flight Nov 23, 2022 02:55 PM IST

    Travelling to UAE? Check out the new passport name rule before taking the flight

    Indian carriers including Air India Express, SpiceJet, and IndiGo informed travel agents about the change in naming policy.

  • India-UAE bilateral trade expected to exceed $88 billion this year Nov 22, 2022 07:59 PM IST

    India-UAE bilateral trade expected to exceed $88 billion this year

    After USA and China, UAE became India’s 3rd largest trading partner.

  • UAE foreign minister on two-day visit to India Nov 21, 2022 02:24 PM IST

    UAE foreign minister on two-day visit to India

    Sheikh Abdullah, who is accompanied by a senior-level delegation, will hold talks with External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar.”

  • Rishad Premji thanks Dubai Crown Prince for visiting Wipro office: 'Thrilled and privileged' Nov 17, 2022 01:09 PM IST

    Rishad Premji thanks Dubai Crown Prince for visiting Wipro office: 'Thrilled and privileged'

    Wipro has opened its Asia Pacific, Middle East and Africa headquarters at the Dubai World Trade Centre.

  • India's export to UAE rises 17.6% to USD 18 billion in April-October this fiscal Nov 16, 2022 07:30 PM IST

    India's export to UAE rises 17.6% to USD 18 billion in April-October this fiscal

    Imports during April-October 2022-23, on the other hand, increased by 33 per cent to USD 32.3 billion from the UAE, the data showed.

  • Zomato to discontinue food ordering service in UAE; app users will be redirected to Talabat Nov 14, 2022 05:53 PM IST

    Zomato to discontinue food ordering service in UAE; app users will be redirected to Talabat

    From November 24, users of the app will be redirected to online food ordering company Talabat, to which Zomato sold its UAE-based food delivery business in 2019.

  • Gulf KFC operator seeks up to $1.8 billion from Saudi, UAE IPO Nov 14, 2022 11:15 AM IST

    Gulf KFC operator seeks up to $1.8 billion from Saudi, UAE IPO

    The Public Investment Fund and Alabbar are selling 2.53 billion shares in Riyadh and Abu Dhabi in Americana Restaurants International Plc at 2.55 riyals ($0.68) to 2.68 riyals each, according to a statement on Monday. It’s set to be the biggest Saudi IPO this year and will value Americana at as much as $6 billion.

  • UAE sovereign wealth fund invested over USD 10 billion in last 5 years in India: Ambassador of India to UAE Nov 11, 2022 11:01 PM IST

    UAE sovereign wealth fund invested over USD 10 billion in last 5 years in India: Ambassador of India to UAE

    He emphasised that Indian companies are also investing in UAE in a big way across many sectors including energy.

  • Donald Trump ally Tom Barrack acquitted of acting as UAE foreign agent Nov 04, 2022 09:47 PM IST

    Donald Trump ally Tom Barrack acquitted of acting as UAE foreign agent

    Barrack was also acquitted of obstruction of justice and making false statements to FBI agents in 2019 about his interactions with Emirati officials and their representatives.

  • Saudi, UAE back OPEC cuts as US envoy warns of 'uncertainty' Oct 31, 2022 12:41 PM IST

    Saudi, UAE back OPEC cuts as US envoy warns of 'uncertainty'

    While cordial, the comments at the Abu Dhabi International Petroleum Exhibition & Conference showed the stark divide between the United States and Gulf Arab countries it supports militarily in the wider Middle East.

  • Sri Lanka crush UAE at T20 World Cup despite Meiyappan hat-trick Oct 19, 2022 04:58 PM IST

    Sri Lanka crush UAE at T20 World Cup despite Meiyappan hat-trick

    Karthik Meiyappan lit up the Twenty20 World Cup with a hat-trick on October 18 but it was in vain as Sri Lanka dismissed the United Arab Emirates for just 73 to get their campaign back on track.

  • UAE says it fully stands with Saudi Arabia to support energy stability, security Oct 18, 2022 06:32 AM IST

    UAE says it fully stands with Saudi Arabia to support energy stability, security

    UAE also added that it supports the Saudi foreign ministry's statement regarding the latest OPEC+ decision and rejects statements that push for politicising it, WAM said.

  • UAE summons EU mission head to explain Josep Borrell comments it says were racist Oct 18, 2022 06:26 AM IST

    UAE summons EU mission head to explain Josep Borrell comments it says were racist

    The UAE foreign ministry said the remarks were "inappropriate and discriminatory" and "contribute to a worsening climate of intolerance and discrimination worldwide" UAE state news agency (WAM) reported.

  • UAE royal’s firm plans to invest $10 billion in US, Europe Oct 14, 2022 02:31 PM IST

    UAE royal’s firm plans to invest $10 billion in US, Europe

    The group, chaired by United Arab Emirates National Security Adviser Sheikh Tahnoon bin Zayed Al Nahyan, sees this as an opportunity to offload some of its existing equity holdings, reduce its exposure to riskier assets and broaden its global portfolio, according to people familiar with the matter.

  • Anand Mahindra shares video of magnificent new temple in Dubai Oct 05, 2022 04:22 PM IST

    Anand Mahindra shares video of magnificent new temple in Dubai

    Industrialist Anand Mahindra has shared a video of the “magnificent” Hindu temple that was inaugurated in Dubai a day before Dussehra.

  • New UAE visa rules come into effect. Key points explained Oct 03, 2022 03:36 PM IST

    New UAE visa rules come into effect. Key points explained

    The United Arab Emirates’ new visa system will introduce longer visit visas for tourists, an expanded Golden Visa scheme and more.

  • Muthoot Finance partners with Lulu Exchange for gold loan repayments Sep 27, 2022 08:02 PM IST

    Muthoot Finance partners with Lulu Exchange for gold loan repayments

    Muthoot Finance has inked a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with money exchanger and transferor Lulu International Exchange to act as a collection agent.

  • NRI Shamsheer Vayalil's Burjeel Holdings to list 11% stake in IPO on Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange Sep 26, 2022 06:37 PM IST

    NRI Shamsheer Vayalil's Burjeel Holdings to list 11% stake in IPO on Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange

    The IPO of NRI entrepreneur Shamsheer Vayalil's firm will open for subscription on September 30 and will close on October 4. The company's shares will start trading on the ADX on October 10.

  • From pubs in Australia to fish farms in UAE, what is attracting investment in world real estate Sep 26, 2022 12:09 PM IST

    From pubs in Australia to fish farms in UAE, what is attracting investment in world real estate

    A country or region that has the potential, investment & tax-friendly policies, industrial set-up, and marquee education institutes attract investment, since investors look to set up an alternative base in such a place to oversee their businesses.

  • Exports to UAE get a boost from trade deal, says commerce ministry Sep 25, 2022 09:01 PM IST

    Exports to UAE get a boost from trade deal, says commerce ministry

    Indian exports to the UAE, excluding petroleum products grew from USD 5.17 billion during June-August 2021 to USD 5.92 billion during June-August 2022, an increase of over 14 per cent.

  • Israel to sell air defence system to United Arab Emirates, sources say Sep 23, 2022 11:16 AM IST

    Israel to sell air defence system to United Arab Emirates, sources say

    The deal reinforces how, for some Arab states, resolving the decades-long Israel-Palestinian conflict has now been overshadowed by national priorities, such as security and the economy.

  • India’s exports to GCC countries grew by 44% in 2021-22: FIEO Sep 21, 2022 04:00 PM IST

    India’s exports to GCC countries grew by 44% in 2021-22: FIEO

    Exports to the UAE, India’s second-largest trading partner and largest in terms of exports, surged to $28 billion in the past fiscal year that ended on March 31, 2022