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UAE, Iran highlight need for cooperation in Tehran meetings

Sheikh Tahnoun bin Zayed al-Nahyan (L), the United Arab Emirates' (UAE) National Security Adviser, meets Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi (R) in Tehran on Dec 6, 2021. (Twitter) December 6, 2021 UAE's top national security adviser Sheikh Tahnoon bin Zayed Al Nahyan met in Tehran with President Ebrahim Raisi and national security chief Ali [...]

By |December 6th, 2021|UAE|

Top UAE security official visit Tehran on Monday

The Emirati diplomat said the UAE remained deeply concerned about Iran's behavior in Iraq, Syria, Yemen, Lebanon. (Getty) December 6, 2021 The United Arab Emirates' top national security adviser Sheikh Tahnoon bin Zayed Al Nahyan will visit Tehran on Monday to discuss ways to expand bilateral ties. The visit comes a week after [...]

By |December 6th, 2021|UAE|

UAE to send delegation to Iran soon, senior Emirati official says

Anwar Gargash arrives for a press conference in Dubai on June 24, 2017. (AP) November 30, 2021 A senior Emirati official said on Tuesday the United Arab Emirates would soon send a delegation to Iran as part of efforts to improve ties with rival Tehran and that Abu Dhabi was keeping its Gulf allies in [...]

By |November 30th, 2021|UAE|

Iran chief negotiator meets senior officials in UAE

Iran’s chief nuclear negotiator Ali Baghreri-Kani with UAE officials, November 24, 2021. (WAM) November 24, 2021 Iran’s chief nuclear negotiator Ali Baghreri-Kani met with senior Emirati officials on Wednesday in Abu Dhabi, state news agency WAM reported. Bagheri-Kani, who’s Iran’s deputy foreign minister for political affairs, met with the diplomatic adviser to the [...]

By |November 24th, 2021|UAE|

Officials say a high-level UAE delegation to visit Iran soon

A view shows traffic on Azadi street in Iran's capital Tehran, April 20, 2021. (AFP) November 18, 2021 A top delegation from the United Arab Emirates will visit Tehran soon as the Gulf state works to reduce tensions with Iran, officials told Reuters on Wednesday. A Gulf official said a high-level delegation is expected [...]

By |November 18th, 2021|UAE|

UAE working to de-escalate tensions with Iran, no interest in confrontation: Gargash

Emirati Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Anwar Gargash speaks during a news conference in Dubai, UAE, Aug. 13, 2018. (AP) November 16, 2021 The UAE is working to de-escalate tensions with Iran in a move towards diplomacy and a step away from confrontation, Anwar Gargash, diplomatic advisor to the UAE President, said [...]

By |November 16th, 2021|Middle East, UAE|

Israel, UAE, Bahrain, US hold major Red Sea drill ‘to counter Iran’s aggression’

F/A-18F Super Hornets launch from the flight deck of the USS Nimitz (CVN 68) in the Arabian Gulf, July 29, 2019. (US Navy) November 12, 2021 The navies of Israel, the United States, the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain launched a joint exercise in the Red Sea this week, in response to their [...]

By |November 12th, 2021|Bahrain, Israel, Middle East, North America, UAE, USA|

Ahmadinejad ends Dubai trip early after it kicks up storm in Tehran

Former Iranian president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad at the Dubai Expo 2021. (Supplied) October 18, 2021 Mahmoud Ahmadinejad ended his Dubai trip on Sunday after the Iranian Consulate prevented him from holding a press conference, sources told Iran International. Officials blocked reporters entering the venue, the Iranian Club Dubai, the sources in the United Arab [...]

By |October 18th, 2021|UAE|

Dana Gas says tribunal awards it $607.5 mln in Iran deal dispute

Facilities at the South Pars gas field are illuminated at night in Assaluyeh, Iran. (Reuters) September 28, 2021 United Arab Emirates energy firm Dana Gas DANA.AD said on Tuesday an international arbitration tribunal had awarded it $607.5 million in a gas supply dispute with National Iranian Oil Co. The dispute concerns a 25 year gas [...]

By |September 28th, 2021|UAE|

Arab countries call for inspection of all Iranian nuclear sites

Arab ministers discuss stopping Tehran’s destabilizing policies that threaten global security and stability at the Arab League’s headquarters in Cairo. (SPA) September 10, 2021 Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Bahrain and Egypt called for a “rapid and comprehensive inspection” of all Iranian nuclear sites on Thursday. Gathering on the sidelines of an Arab League [...]

By |September 10th, 2021|Bahrain, Egypt, Middle East, Saudi Arabia, UAE|