Yousef al Otaiba, the Emirati ambassador to the US, confirms that Houthis used missiles along with drones in an attack on Abu Dhabi this week that killed three people and set off fires at a fuel depot and an international airport.
Drone attack claimed by Yemen's Houthi rebels targeting a key oil facility in Abu Dhabi kills three people, two Indians and a Pakistani, and sparks a fire at Abu Dhabi’s international airport.
Two Indians and a Pakistani have died as three petrol tanks exploded near the storage facility of an oil giant and a fire broke out in a construction area at Abu Dhabi airport.
Bilateral relations between the UAE and Turkiye are on the mend as Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan plans a visit to the UAE in February with a large delegation.
The confirmation comes hours after the Saudi-led coalition said the Houthi militia hijacked a ship carrying medical equipment for a Saudi field hospital on Socatra Island in Yemen.
The recent snub by Washington towards the UAE highlights how Turkiye faced a similar dilemma and developed its own defence industry.
Mercedes F1 team took the decision following “constructive dialogue” with the FIA, the world’s motorsport governing body, over an investigation into the title-deciding Abu Dhabi race to “create clarity for future”.
Top Turkish diplomat's visit to UAE comes after the visit of Abu Dhabi's crown prince to Ankara last month, as both sides take steps to enhance bilateral ties.
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.
The Red Bull's driver won the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix and his first Formula One title with a last lap overtake to deny championship rival Lewis Hamilton a record eighth crown.
Red Bull's Dutch driver says he was handed two-time penalties at the last race in Saudi Arabia for leaving the track while two other drivers "didn’t even get a mention or a penalty".
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