Emirati woman wakes up from stupor after 27 years

Health 04/24/19, 12:29

A woman from the United Arab Emirates whose apparent awakening from a 27-year-long stupor has grabbed international headlines is a rare but not unique case, one of the German doctors who treated her says. The story of Munira Abdulla was first ...

Etihad Airways loses $1.28B in 2018 in third year of losses

Business 03/14/19, 05:19

Abu Dhabi's Etihad Airways said Thursday it lost $1.28 billion in 2018, the third-straight year the government-owned long-haul carrier has lost over a billion dollars. Since 2016, Etihad has lost a total of $4.75 billion as its strategy of aggressively buying ...

UEFA opens formal investigation into Manchester City

Soccer 03/07/19, 13:29

UEFA has opened a formal investigation into whether Manchester City has violated financial monitoring rules, after confidential club documents were published in the Football Leaks series.In the most serious cases of breaking "Financial Fair Play" rules designed to control excessive ...

Abu Dhabi arms fair opens amid Yemen war criticism

Asia & Pacific 02/17/19, 04:15

A biennial arms fair has opened in the United Arab Emirates as the country faces increasing scrutiny over its involvement in the Saudi-led war in Yemen.While the war went unmentioned at the opening ceremony of the International Defense Exhibition and ...

Etihad restructures plane purchases amid fiscal turbulence

Europe 02/14/19, 02:02

Abu Dhabi-based Etihad Airways says it has restructured planned airplane purchases from Airbus and Boeing as the government-owned carrier faces financial turbulence.The long-haul airline said in a statement Thursday that it will take delivery of five Airbus A350-1000, 26 Airbus ...

Update: Girl approaches pope as he enters UAE stadium

02/05/19, 09:37

The Latest on Pope Francis' historic visit to the United Arab Emirates (all times local):6:30 p.m.Pope Francis received a surprise when a little girl crawled under the barrier at an Abu Dhabi stadium and ran to hand him a piece ...

Update: Pope warns against ‘fake news’ during Gulf visit

World 02/04/19, 10:37

The Latest on Pope Francis's visit to the United Arab Emirates (all times local):7:35 p.m.Pope Francis has called out the dangers of so-called "fake news" amid ongoing propaganda campaigns across Gulf Arab countries.Francis made the comment in a speech Monday ...

Update: Emiratis welcome pope’s visit

Asia & Pacific 02/03/19, 05:49

The Latest on Pope Francis' visit to the United Arab Emirates (all times local):NoonEmiratis are welcoming Pope Francis' trip to Abu Dhabi, the first-ever papal visit to the Arabian Peninsula, where Islam was born.The National, a state-linked, English-language newspaper in ...

Asian Cup organizers investigate shoe-throwing

Soccer 01/30/19, 09:02

Asian Cup organizers have opened an investigation after soccer fans threw shoes and bottles at Qatar's players during their semifinal victory over the United Arab Emirates.The stadium in Abu Dhabi was packed with home fans. The UAE has cut economic, ...

Japan beats Iran 2-0 to reach Asian Cup final

Sports 01/28/19, 11:39

Japan will play for a record fifth Asian Cup title after reaching the final by defeating Iran 2-0 on Monday.The host United Arab Emirates and Qatar meet in the other semifinal on Tuesday in Abu Dhabi for a berth in ...

Qatar into Asian Cup semis after beating South Korea 1-0

Sports 01/25/19, 10:35

Qatar reached the Asian Cup semifinals for the first time after knocking out two-time champion South Korea 1-0 on Friday.Midfielder Abdelaziz Hatim hit the winner with a left-foot shot from outside the area in the 78th minute.South Korea's best chance ...

Interview: UAE sees Pope’s visit as way to build bridges

World 01/24/19, 12:39

As the United Arab Emirates prepares to host Pope Francis in February, the country's minister of tolerance said the first-ever papal visit to the Arabian Peninsula will contribute to building bridges at a time of growing nationalism and insularism around ...

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