Posts Tagged ‘UAE’

Yemen’s Houthis say attacked Abu Dhabi airport with a drone

  • 26 July 2018 - 20:42
Yemen’s Houthis say attacked Abu Dhabi airport with a drone

Yemen's Houthi rebels say they attacked Abu Dhabi's international airport in the United Arab Emirates with a drone. According to the Houthi-run Al-Masirah television channel, the Sammad-3 drone launched three attacks on the airport on Thursday. It was not immediately clear if there was any...

Abu Shagour: Egypt, UAE call the shots n Libya

  • 12 May 2018 - 17:19
Abu Shagour: Egypt, UAE call the shots n Libya

Libyan academic Mustafa Abu Shagour told Arabi Post news website that Moamar Gaddafi did not invest Libyan money inside Libya and that is why the country has poor infrastructure. Au Sahgour said in an interview that most of the Libyan money was stolen by Gaddafi, his sons and his...

UAE, Egypt racing the clock to find substitute to dying Libya warlord Haftar

  • 18 April 2018 - 10:33
UAE, Egypt racing the clock to find substitute to dying Libya warlord Haftar

The United Arab Emirates and Egypt are ramping up efforts and holding meetings inside and outside Libya with eastern tribes, including Furjan and Abidat, to find a substitute to Khalifa Haftar, the commander of the self-styled army in the eastern region. These efforts come as uncertainty is...

Libya’s HCS member: Al-Sweihli was backed by 70 members to remain in his position

  • 7 April 2018 - 21:45
Libya’s HCS member: Al-Sweihli was backed by 70 members to remain in his position

  A member at the High Council of State (HCS), who asked to be unnamed, has confirmed that the current Head of the HCS, Abdelrahman Al-Sweihli, was backed by 70 HCS members to be reelected in his post.   Meanwhile, the member added that the HCS member, Jumua Al-Usta,...

Madkhalism well-rooted in Libya to help pass Saudi agenda by UAE funding

  • 7 April 2018 - 10:43
Madkhalism well-rooted in Libya to help pass Saudi agenda by UAE funding

  Liberation, the French newspaper, has reported that the Saudi Arabian Madkhalism religious ideology has been planted deeply among the forces led by the eastern Libyan warlord, Khalifa Haftar.   According to Liberation, the Madkhalists who are directly influenced by...

Pressure by France, UAE to release Libyan businessman Al-Usta

  • 23 March 2018 - 16:45
Pressure by France, UAE to release Libyan businessman Al-Usta

  Pressure has been exerted by the French and UAE ambassadors on the Tripoli Revolutionaries Brigade to free businessman Jumua Al-Usta after he was detained last Monday for being a part of a plot to destabilize Tripoli.   Hashim Besher, a member of the Tripoli...

UAE used $30 billion of Libya frozen assets to support strongman Haftar, The New Arab

  • 14 March 2018 - 21:17
UAE used $30 billion of Libya frozen assets to support strongman Haftar, The New Arab

The New Arab unveiled Wednesday that the United Arab Emirates has used the Libyan frozen assets that are worth 50 billion dollars at its banks to send money to Khalifa Haftar and build his military empire in eastern Libya. The New Arab cited a Libyan high ranking official as saying that over 30...

Former Libyan ambassador to UAE Aref Al-Nayed runs for Libya President

  • 12 March 2018 - 17:03
Former Libyan ambassador to UAE Aref Al-Nayed runs for Libya President

The former Libyan ambassador to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Aref Al-Nayed has officially announced that he is running for the 2018 presidential elections in Libya. Al-Nayed told Egyptian newspaper Youm 7 that he has been working on a significant platform in cooperation with a young teamwork...

Revealed: Portions of Libya frozen assets in UAE given to strongman Haftar

  • 10 March 2018 - 20:38
Revealed: Portions of Libya frozen assets in UAE given to strongman Haftar

The United Arab Emirates has provided the Libyan commander of east-based self-proclaimed army, Khalifa Haftar, with portions of Libyan frozen assets in Abu Dhabi, the second deputy of the High Council of State (HCS) Mohamed Imazib disclosed Saturday. Imazib, according to local...

Tunisia demands public apology from UAE over no-women fly order

  • 27 December 2017 - 15:03
Tunisia demands public apology from UAE over no-women fly order

Tunisia is demanding a public apology from the United Arab Emirates after Emirates Airlines denied boarding to Tunisian women on flights to the Gulf country. On Friday, the UAE-owned carrier stopped accepting Dubai-bound female passengers from Tunisia. UAE officials later cited security reasons...