When politicians profit from the sale of arms, then wars become sold to voters as new products.
The United Arab Emirates is reportedly pausing discussions on multibillion-dollar deal to buy 50 American-made F-35 aircraft, Reaper drones and other advanced munitions.
Israel Prime Minister Naftali Bennett said his visit reflected a “new reality” for the Middle East as Tel Aviv pursues a diplomatic push against Iran nuclear talks in Vienna.
Saudi leadership is seeking ways to work with its Gulf Arab allies and prepare for scenarios involving Iran, the nuclear deal, and the most delicate regional issues pitting Riyadh and Tehran against each other.
The United Arab Emirates is slashing its official working week to four-and-a-half days and moving its weekend to Saturday and Sunday in a major shift aimed at improving competitiveness.
Concerns about Iran are expected to be high on the agenda after the Biden administration's early diplomatic overtures to Tehran bore no immediate fruit.
The announcement from the Dubai-based airlines comes as the global aviation industry struggles to deal with the crisis caused by the coronavirus pandemic.
The airline claims it's the first to conduct on-site rapid Covid-19 tests for passengers flying overseas.
The execution of 37 prisoners in Saudi Arabia is a scathing indictment of Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman's 'liberalising reforms'.
The long-haul carrier Emirates says it has struck a deal valued at $21.4 billion with Airbus, while saying it is sad to see the end of production of the double-decker A380 jetliner.
The UAE is religiously diverse thanks to a large number of expats who practice their religion openly in the country. Pope Francis' visit is a welcome development but the UAE can do a lot more to be a truly 'tolerant' nation.
After the Qatari national football team won against Japan with 3-1 late on Friday and marked its first Asia Cup victory, huge crowds celebrated their national team back in Qatar.
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