Middle East

Tehran, Feb 24: Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani has called on the United States to “immediately” end its failed policy of economic terrorism against the Iranian nation, saying such a move is a prerequisite for negotiations within the framework of the 2015 multilateral nuclear deal.

Abu Dhabi, Feb 24: The United Arab Emirates (UAE) Cabinet, chaired by Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, has approved the establishment of the Executive Office of the Anti-Money Laundering and Countering the Financing of Terrorism (AML/CFT).

Vienna, Feb 22: The UN nuclear watchdog chief announced on Sunday a “temporary solution” to allow Iranian facility inspections to continue after days of talks with officials, giving some much needed breathing space for diplomatic negotiations.

Abu Dhabi, Feb 21: UAE residents who have received the COVID-19 vaccine must still continue to abide by COVID-19 precautions in order to protect themselves as well as other vulnerable community members, top health officials have urged.

Tehran, Feb 21: Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Rafael Grossi has arrived in the Iranian capital, Tehran, to take part in Sunday talks with Vice President and Head of Atomic Energy Organisation of Iran, Ali Akbar Salehi.

Dubai, Feb 20: A gang of women robbed Dh280,000 from a non-resident Indian in Dubai after he was lured into a fake massage parlour, the Dubai Court of First Instance heard.

Dubai, Feb 20: Authorities in the UAE are leaving nothing to chance when it comes to Covid-19 safety.

New Delhi, Feb 18: The government of India has issued a new set of guidelines for international travellers coming from or after transiting through flights originating from United Kingdom, Europe and Middle East.

Dubai, Feb 16: Wealth of millionaires and billionaires in the UAE increased by $45 billion (Dh165.15 billion) in the second half of 2020 despite Covid-19 pandemic taking toll of its economy.

Dhahran: Alfanar and Aramco have agreed to build sustainable cooperation by signing a memorandum of understanding (MoU) which covers various initiatives‏ ‏that are aimed to augment localization, innovation, digitization, and sustainability in Saudi Arabia.