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Saudi Arabia, UAE send 95 tons of relief aid to flood-hit Iranians

The plane will deliver relief items, including large quantities of food, tents and shelter materials. (WAM) April 18, 2019 Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates have sent a relief plane to Tehran carrying 95 tons of relief items to support flooding victims as part of the joint UAE-Saudi initiative to alleviate the [...]

By |April 18th, 2019|Saudi Arabia, UAE|

Saudi, Emirates Red Crescent announce initiative to help Iran flood victims

Iran-- floods in Poldokhtar city in Lorestan province, April 03, 2019. (Mizan News) April 12, 2019 The Saudi Red Crescent Authority, in coordination with the Emirates Red Crescent, on Friday announced a joint initiative to help alleviate the suffering of Iranian citizens affected by the recent floods. A joint statement released by the Saudi [...]

By |April 12th, 2019|Saudi Arabia, UAE|

Iran-linked Houthi militias warn they could target Riyadh, Abu Dhabi

Armed tribesmen, loyal to Houthi insurgency brandish their weapons at a gathering in the capital Sanaa on June 20, 2016. (AFP) March 16, 2019 Yemen’s Houthi militias warned on Saturday they could launch attacks against the capitals of Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, who lead a military coalition against them. The [...]

By |March 16th, 2019|Saudi Arabia, UAE, Yemen|

UAE to build underground oil storage in case Iran closes Hormuz

Iranian military personnel place a flag on a submarine during the Velayat-90 war games in the Strait of Hormuz on December 27. 2011. (Reuters) February 27, 2019 Abu Dhabi's state oil firm said Wednesday it has signed a $1.2 billion deal to build a storage facility on the Arabian Sea, as it seeks [...]

By |February 27th, 2019|UAE|

Iranian hospital in Dubai offers 50% discount amid licence dispute

Visitors at Iranian Hospital Dubai stand at the Arab Health 2019 at Dubai World Trade Centre. (Gulf News) February 2, 2019 The Iranian Hospital in Dubai is offering a 50 per cent discount to all patients across the board until the issue of derecognition by health insurance companies is resolved. In November 2018, [...]

By |February 2nd, 2019|UAE|

Zarif slams UAE’s ‘unacceptable approach’ towards Iranian businesses in Gulf

Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammed Javad Zarif. (AP) January 29, 2019 The United Arab Emirates has adopted an “unacceptable approach” toward Iranian businesses operating in this Gulf Arab state, Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammed Javad Zarif said. The semi-official Tasnim news agency quoted Zarif as saying on Monday the UAE “has entered an unacceptable stage [...]

By |January 29th, 2019|UAE|

Beware of sharks: Queiroz wary as Iran storm into Asian Cup semis

Iran coach Carlos Queiroz during the match. (REUTERS) January 25, 2019 Iran coach Carlos Queiroz warned of the Asian Cup’s apex predators Thursday after his title chasers ruthlessly dispatched China 3-0 to set up a semifinal against Japan. Iran continued their quest to end a barren run at the Asian Cup dating back [...]

By |January 25th, 2019|East Asia, UAE|

Iran beats Vietnam 2-0 for 2nd win at Asian Cup

Iran’s forward Sardar Azmoun (C) runs with the ball to scores his side’s second goal during the AFC Asian Cup group D soccer match against Vietnam on Saturday, Jan. 12, 2019. (AP) January 12, 2019 Three-time champion Iran moved closer to securing its spot in the knockout stage of the Asian Cup with [...]

By |January 12th, 2019|East Asia, UAE|

Iran coach Queiroz eyes strong start to Asian Cup campaign

Carlos Queiroz looks set to lead Iran at the 2019 Asian Cup in the UAE. (AFP) January 1, 2019 Iran coach Carlos Queiroz has demanded a high-intensity start from his top-ranked team in next month's Asian Cup opener against debutants Yemen. Iran head into the tournament in the United Arab Emirates as one [...]

By |January 1st, 2019|East Asia, UAE|

UAE indicates full compliance with US sanctions on Iran

Recent efforts by the U.S. and the United Arab Emirates have made it harder for Iran to conduct illicit activity through Dubai. (Bloomberg) November 20, 2018 The United Arab Emirates is fully complying with sanctions imposed this month by the United States on Iran even though it will mean a further drop in [...]

By |November 20th, 2018|UAE|