Three dead in the United Arab Emirates in a drone attack blamed on Houthi rebels

Partial view of the industrial area where the drones fell, killing three people, Monday January 17, 2022. – / AFP Three people – a Pakistani and two Indians – were killed in a series of explosions in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, on Monday (January 17). Three tank trucks exploded “near ADNOC storage tanks [la … Read more

United Arab Emirates join Franco-Saudi aid fund

French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian at the National Assembly in Paris on January 11, 2022. THOMAS COEX / AFP The United Arab Emirates will join the aid fund set up by France and Saudi Arabia for the Lebanese population, while the country of the Cedar is plunged into a deep economic crisis, announced Tuesday, … Read more

Algeria wins first Arab Football Cup

Algerian defenders Ilyes Chetti (left) and Mohamed Tougai pose with the Arab Cup trophy at Al-Bayt stadium in Al-Khor, northeastern Qatar, Saturday, December 18, 2021. DENOUR / AFP The Algerian football team, reigning African champion, won the Arab Cup for the first time by winning (2-0) against Tunisia, Saturday, December 18, in Qatar, at the … Read more

FIFA Arab Cup: Und plötzlich begeistert WM-Gastgeber Katar | Sport | DW

Felix Sanchez sah einfach nur unglaublich erleichtert aus. Sein Team hatte soeben im Viertelfinale des FIFA Arab Cups die Vereinigten Arabischen Emirate glatt mit 5:0 besiegt – ein sportlicher Triumph über einen großen Rivalen aus der Nachbarschaft. Das mit gut 63.000 Zuschauern ausverkaufte Al-Bayt-Stadion in Al Khor bebte beinahe. Es herrschte regelrechte Fußballbegeisterung im sonst in puncto … Read more

FIFA Arab Cup 2021 in Katar: Kaum Fußballstimmung in Doha | Sport | DW

Fußgänger haben gerade schlechte Karten in Doha. Die Hauptstadt Katars gleicht einer riesigen Baustelle. An allen Ecken und Enden ist die Erde aufgerissen. Straßen werden planiert und geteert, ein Hotel nach dem anderen wird aus dem steinigen Boden gestampft – ebenso wie immer noch mehr Apartment-Komplexe und Einkaufsmalls. Die vielen Bagger und Kipplaster, dazwischen der … Read more

the Arab Cup, rehearsal before the CAN for six African selections

To stay up to date with African news, subscribe to the “Monde Afrique” newsletter from this link. Every Saturday at 6 am, find a week of current events and debates treated by the editorial staff of “Monde Afrique”. The Arab Football Cup trophy on display in Doha, the Qatari capital, on November 23, 2021. KARIM … Read more

How Hope Mars mission put the Arab world back in the space exploration game

DUBAI: One small step for the UAE came as a giant leap for the Arab world last February when the UAE became the first Middle East nation to mount a successful unmanned mission to Mars. According to one NASA scientist, the region has shown that it has immense potential in space exploration. The UAE probe, … Read more

The Arab “city at sea” construction plan. From the space technology center

The new urban development project, announced by Saudi Arabia as part of the development plan for the NEOM future region, envisages the creation of a one-of-a-kind “city at sea”. The idea called OXAGON is endorsed by the successor to the Saudi throne, Prince Mohammed bin Salman. As quoted by The National News, it is the … Read more

Tunisia in talks with the United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia to replenish its coffers

The Central Bank of Tunisia, in 2013. ZOUBEIR SOUISSI / REUTERS Tunisia is in talks with the United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia to bail out the state coffers, which are drying up under the impact of a dual economic and political crisis, according to a central bank official cited by local media. In remarks … Read more