Tag: UAE

  • Inside Arabia: UAE’s maritime empire in danger

    Inside Arabia: UAE’s maritime empire in danger

    UAE’s foreign policy has prioritised marine security since diversifying its economy away from hydrocarbons and becoming a regional commerce centre. The war in Yemen has given the UAE a chance to pursue its maritime goals by gaining indirect control over three critical strategic locations: the Bab al-Mandab strait, Aden Port, and the island of Socotra.…

  • UAE produces a documentary in Europe to incite against Qatar

    UAE produces a documentary in Europe to incite against Qatar

    Reliable sources revealed that the UAE had launched a project to prepare a documentary film in Europe to incite against Qatar and discredit it. The sources told Emirates Leaks that the film aims to interview current and former officials from several European countries in exchange for financial bribes to attack Qatar. The sources stated that…

  • What the UAE takeover of Yemen’s islands really means

    What the UAE takeover of Yemen’s islands really means

    Although the United Arab Emirates militarily withdrew from Yemen in 2019, it never truly left. To this day, the UAE remains a major influence in the impoverished country, and now it is exploiting Yemen’s vulnerabilities by establishing a hold in Mayun Island and UNESCO protected Socotra Island. This encroachment threatens to lengthen the devastating conflict…

  • Can Soft Power be Bought and Why Does it Matter?

    Can Soft Power be Bought and Why Does it Matter?

    Abstract The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has undergone a rapid transformation over the last fifty years. From a scattering of coastal fishing villages and desert settlements, it is now home to hyper-real metropolises, iconic skylines, luxury hotels, and world-class tourist attractions, all fuelled by the discovery of oil in the late 1950s. It has established…

  • Reuters: The UAE moves forward in strengthening its relations with Israel despite its crimes against the Palestinians

    Reuters: The UAE moves forward in strengthening its relations with Israel despite its crimes against the Palestinians

    Reuters news agency said that the UAE is moving forward in strengthening its relations with Israel, despite its crimes against the Palestinians. “The United Arab Emirates is pressing on with plans to further ties with Israel, but with much less fanfare since last month’s bloodshed in Gaza and what Arab states have described as Israeli…

  • Mahmoud Al-Awadi, an Emirati zionist media figure

    Mahmoud Al-Awadi, an Emirati zionist media figure

    The Emirati journalist Mahmoud Al-Awadi is a living example of the Emirati media, which promotes the Israeli zionist propaganda. Al-Awadi recently assumed the position of editor-in-chief of the first Israeli-Emirati newspaper published from Tel Aviv, founded by zionist groups and dominated by settlers. The newspaper aims at promoting normalization and whitewash Israel’s image for the…

  • A new scandal, the UAE incited press unions to boycott the World Cup in Qatar

    A new scandal, the UAE incited press unions to boycott the World Cup in Qatar

    The Federation of African Journalists blew a new scandal about the UAE about its incitement of press unions to boycott the World Cup scheduled in Qatar next year. In a statement obtained by Emirates Leaks, the Union of African Journalists condemned the UAE’s interference and contact with African press unions to boycott the World Cup…

  • Houthi gov’t slams UAE over Israel tourists on Socotra and air base on Mayun island

    Houthi gov’t slams UAE over Israel tourists on Socotra and air base on Mayun island

    Yemen’s Houthi-led National Salvation Government (NSG) has condemned the Saudi-led coalition, and more precisely the UAE, over recent controversies relating to the country’s Socotra island and the Mayun island in the Bab El-Mandeb Strait. On Monday, the NSG’s Tourism Ministry issued a statement accusing the UAE of violating international law following reports that it had…

  • Emirates Leaks discloses UAE’s funds to Humanity United to incite Qatar

    Emirates Leaks discloses UAE’s funds to Humanity United to incite Qatar

    The UAE is revealed to have used Humanity United, which has close ties to suspicious investments in Abu Dhabi and receives structured funding to incite Qatar. Documents obtained by Emirates Leaks showed that the UAE paid commissions up to tens of millions of dollars to those in charge of Humanity United to publish articles and…

  • Israel, UAE sign tax treaty to boost economic cooperation

    Israel, UAE sign tax treaty to boost economic cooperation

    Israel and the United Arab Emirates signed a tax treaty on Monday, Israel’s Finance Ministry said, describing the move as a spur to business development between the countries after they normalised relations last year, Reuters reports. The UAE finance ministry said in October that it had reached a preliminary agreement with Israel on avoiding double…