The United Arab Emirates


  • flydubai to resume Iran flights 2020-06-27 20:30

    flydubai to resume Iran flights

    TEHRAN – The “flydubai”, legally named Dubai Aviation Corporation, is scheduled to resume its Iran services as coronavirus-related restrictions are being eased across the globe.  

  • Norwegian ship MV Osprey catches fire off UAE coast 2020-01-30 00:16

    Norwegian ship MV Osprey catches fire off UAE coast

    An oil tanker has caught fire in the Persian Gulf near the coast of the United Arab Emirates.

  • Top Persian Gulf airlines continue using Iranian airspace 2020-01-19 19:11

    Top Persian Gulf airlines continue using Iranian airspace

    TEHRAN – Qatar Airways, Emirates and several other Persian Gulf airlines have been continuing to use Iranian airspace despite propaganda over security issues in the region.

  • Shaykh Mohammed bin Zayed Al-Nahyan 2019-12-11 10:15

    * By Mohammad Ghaderi

    UAE, a virus threatening Iraq

    The United Arab Emirates is the name of a country that did not exist until 1971 and its geographical area was known as “the Trucial States”.

  • Gharib 2019-11-23 20:32

    Iran voices serious concern over UAE nuclear safety

    TEHRAN – Iran’s permanent representative to the United Nations Office and other International Organizations in Vienna has voiced Tehran’s deep concern over the safety of the United Arab Emirates’ nuclear program.  

  • Mike Pompeo 2019-10-03 11:51

    Emails suggest UAE and Saudi Arabia funded U.S.-based anti-Iran pressure group

    For the second year in a row, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo chose an unusual venue in which to present new escalations in the Trump administration’s “maximum pressure” strategy against Iran during the annual United Nations General Assembly in New York.

  • UAE business 2019-08-09 21:02

    Abu Dhabi can’t afford to keep Iran out of Dubai

    TEHRAN – An economic commentator says the financial contribution of Iranians in Dubai, the United Arab Emirates’ business center, has been so large over the past years that Abu Dhabi, the Arab country’s political capital, would have to pay a heavy price to continue to keep Iranians out of Dubai under U.S. sanctions.

  • Mike Pompeo 2019-06-29 13:53

    By Hanif Ghaffari

    Why Pompeo is travelling to Middle East? 

    TEHRAN - American Secretary of States Mike Pompeo announced on Sunday that he will travel to Saudi Arabia and United Arab Emirates (UAE) to discuss the issues of western Asia. 

  • Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, right, and Foreign Minister of the United Arab Emirates, Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan shake hands after their joint news conference following their talks in Moscow. 2019-06-26 19:54

    UAE says no evidence to blame any country for tanker explosions

    TEHRAN – “Honestly we can’t point the blame at any country because we don’t have evidence,” and need to ensure evidence is “precise and convincing,” UAE Foreign Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan has said in his most recent statements about recent attacks on tankers off the shores of his country.

  • U.S. spy drone 2019-06-21 11:49

    Iran says has retrieved sections of the U.S. military drone in its territorial waters

    U.S. drone violated Iranian airspace from UAE

    TEHRAN – Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Friday that the U.S. drone violated the Iranian airspace from the United Arab Emirates and it was targeted near Kouh-e Mobarak.

  • Western MSM Parrot Flawed Narrative on Fujairah “Sabotage” 2019-05-25 13:05

    By Alireza Hashemi

    Western MSM Parrot Flawed Narrative on Fujairah “Sabotage”

    TEHRAN - The May 12 explosions off the coast of Fujairah, United Arab Emirates--one of the oil-shipping hubs across the globe--has become a controversy shrouded in mystery that could serve the interests of those seeking escalated tensions in Iran relations.

  • Fujairah  port 2019-05-14 10:59

    By Ramin Hossein Abadian

    Fujairah explosions, from denial to security scandal

    TEHRAN – While Abu Dhabi initially denied the Fujairah explosions on Sunday, the country had to reveal the truth only in a matter of hours and acknowledge the security gap behind the incident.

  • Major General Mohammad Hossein Baqeri, the Armed Forces Chief of Staff 2019-02-05 17:46

    Military chief: Enemies spend $100bn annually to counter Islamic Revolution

    TEHRAN - Major General Mohammad Hossein Baqeri, the Armed Forces Chief of Staff, said on Tuesday that enemies spend $100 billion annually to counter Islam and the Islamic Revolution.

  • At least 8 Arab League members support Syria's return to organization 2019-02-05 14:50

    At least 8 Arab League members support Syria's return to organization: source

    BRUSSELS - Lebanon, Algeria, Iraq, Tunisia, Egypt, Sudan,Bahrain and the United Arab Emirates would welcome Syria returning to the Arab League, a source in Brussels told Sputnik Tuesday.

  • U.S. Action Group dreaming of re-enacting 1953 coup: Zarif 2018-11-09 13:47

    ‘Have you no shame’, Zarif tells Pompeo

    TEHRAN - Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Thursday asked his U.S. counterpart Mike Pompeo that “have you no shame” for the Saudi starvation of the Yemeni people.

  • von Hippel 2018-09-28 07:52

    By Javad Heirannia

    Trump is a bully: ex-White House official

    TEHRAN – Professor Frank N. von Hippel, former assistant director for national security in the White House Office of Science and Technology says that Trump is a bully, thinks that the United States as the strongest country should be free to bully other countries.

  • Mohammed bin Zayed 2018-08-15 11:47

    By Yosra Bakhakh

    Mohamad bin Zayed, Zionist culprit in Mid-East

    The Arab media announced a meeting of a United Arab Emirates top security delegation with Tel Aviv officials late last week. The UAE delegation was led by Mahmoud al-Shamsi, head of the UAE's intelligence agency. He was accompanied by four other Emirati security personnel.

  • Hudaydah 2018-06-26 17:05

    Ansarullah movement: Saudi regime-led forces bogged down outside Hudaydah

    Yemen's Ansarullah (Houthi) movement fighters have dismissed reports that the Saudi regime-led forces have seized the airport in the port city of Hudaydah, saying the aggressors are on the retreat on all front lines.

  • Saudi Arabia 2018-06-18 12:58

    By Ramin Hossein Abadian

    Saudis’ lies over domination of Al Hudaydah

    TEHRAN - On Saturday, some media outlets in the Saudi alliance, such as al Arabiya and Al-Hadath, in an organized and pre-planned attempt, reported that Saudi-led coalition had taken control of Yemeni port of Al Hudaydah.

  • Kushner 2018/05/29

    By Steven A. Cook

    Middle Eastern monarchs look at the Trumps and see themselves

    Almost 20 years ago when I was a graduate student living in Cairo, I published an article in a Washington-based journal called Middle East Insight. The magazine had a solid reputation, with a knack for scoring interviews with important people. A few years later, Middle East Insight disappeared. When I heard the news, I figured the magazine was too niche for an expanding media environment, shrugged my shoulders, and went on with life.

  • شیرین هانتر 2018-04-08 11:20

    By Javad Heirannia

    U.S. wants to get as much economic and financial advantage from KSA as possible: Shireen Hunter

    TEHRAN - Shireen Tahmaasb Hunter, a professor of political science at Georgetown University, tells the Tehran Times that “The United States is trying to get Saudi Arabia to help it in resolving the Arab-Israeli conflict, and also it wants to get as much economic and financial advantage from it as possible.”

  •  Stimson’s experts 2018-04-08 10:11

    By Payman Yazdani

    Possible Saudi-U.S. nuclear agreement to include “gold standard”: Stimson’s experts

    TEHRAN - Stimson’s experts believe that the United States will want a nuclear cooperation agreement with Saudi Arabia, including the ‘gold standard.

  • Paul Pillar 2018-03-12 11:38

    By Javad Heirannia

    JCPOA model has less attractive aspects from Saudi point of view: Pillar

    TEHRAN – Professor Paul Pillar, who was CIA intelligence analyst for 28 years, tells the Tehran Times that “The Saudis will argue that they should get anything that Iran got in the JCPOA, and that includes being free to do their own enrichment of uranium.”

  • آرشین ادیب مقدم 2018-02-26 09:34

    By Javad Heirannia

    Iran-Saudi conflict not a zero-sum game: Adib-Moghaddam

    TEHRAN - Professor Arshin Adib-Moghaddam, Chair of the Centre for Iranian Studies at the London Middle East Institute believes “This is a part of a new strategy to deepen the perception that Saudi Arabia and the UAE are actively fighting against terrorism and to signal to Europe (and the United States) that they are doing what they can to that end”.

  • Iranian President Hassan Rouhani meets with Speaker of the Senegalese Parliament Moustapha Niasse 2018-02-11 12:48

    By: Javad Heiran-Nia & Somayeh Khomarbaghi

    Saudi Arabia, Iran compete in Sahel

    TEHRAN –Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirate are supporting the Sahel Joint Military Force, the latest indication of a competition for influence with Iran in West Africa. 

  • Qatar 2017-06-18 02:55

    By Metin Gurcan

    Turkish military will protect Qatari regime if necessary

    In the deepening crisis between Qatar and a Saudi-led coalition, Ankara faces yet another test of its rhetoric versus its actual abilities.

  • Qatar 2017-06-17 02:11

    By Ishaan Tharoor

    The crisis over Qatar highlights Trump’s foreign policy confusion

    Just last month, a White House aide told the media that President Trump's attendance at a summit of Muslim leaders in the Saudi capital had “united the entire Muslim world in a way that it really hasn’t been in many years.”

  • Turkey 2017-06-12 05:43

    Fehim Tastekin

    After rushing to Qatar's aid, Turkey may have to rethink its Mideast ties

    The only firm opposition to the “Let's Teach Qatar a Lesson” operation currently underway in the Middle East is coming from Turkey.

  • محمدجواد ظریف وزیر امور خارجه 2017-06-07 21:22

    Iran’s Zarif makes surprise visit to Turkey amid Arab rift 

    TEHRAN – Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif made an unannounced visit to neighboring Turkey on Wednesday as the row between Qatar and other Arab countries is further altering Middle East politics. 

  • Rouhani 2017-05-28 19:48

    Iranian reelected president and the Qatari emir emphasize stronger ties

    Qatar leans toward Iran, further irking UAE, S.Arabia  

    TEHRAN – In a telephone call with Qatari Emir Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani, Iranian reelected President Hassan Rouhani said Tehran and neighboring Arab states can mend strained ties through “strong will”, challenging U.S. President Trump’s call on the nations to “isolate Iran”.