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#UAE

# uae - Monday 10 February, 2014

From Business ETC UAE developing retina-scanning drones to deliver government mail Special Delivery

UAE developing retina-scanning drones to deliver government mail

The drones will be tested for durability and efficiency in Dubai for six months, before they’re rolled out across the UAE within a year.

# uae - Thursday 16 January, 2014

‘You must be joking’: Higgins criticises Taoiseach over Gulf visit

Socialist Party TD Joe Higgins raised the issue of human rights during an Oireachtas committee meeting this evening.

# uae - Thursday 9 January, 2014

Gilmore insists: ‘Ireland always raises human rights issues’

Micheál Martin has said “of course” the Taoiseach should have raised human rights issues with leaders in the Gulf this week.

# uae - Tuesday 7 January, 2014

Government won’t say if Taoiseach has or will raise human rights concerns with Gulf states

Enda Kenny has acknowledged Saudi Arabia’s election to the UN Human Rights Council, but the government won’t say if concerns about human rights issues are being raised with leaders there or in Qatar and UAE this week.

# uae - Tuesday 10 September, 2013

From The Score Kiwi player sent off for idiotic two-footed stamp in defeat to UAE

Kiwi player sent off for idiotic two-footed stamp in defeat to UAE

It’s the routine nature of this that scares us most.

# uae - Monday 15 July, 2013

From The Score Legendary Irish cricketer Trent Johnston to retire Wave Goodbye

Legendary Irish cricketer Trent Johnston to retire

The Australian-born player will bow out following the ICC InterContinental Cup final in Dubai

# uae - Tuesday 15 January, 2013

United Nations backs Mali intervention as more French troops on the way

Approval at the UN security council is likely to mean further support for France’s intervention in west Africa.

# uae - Friday 4 January, 2013

United Arab Emirates market opens to Irish sheep meat

Last summer the UAE and the Irish government also reached agreements on beef and poultry meat exports from Ireland.

# uae - Friday 21 December, 2012

From The Score Maradona wants to coach Iraq at the World Cup in Brazil El Diego

Maradona wants to coach Iraq at the World Cup in Brazil

Never thought I’d type that sentence.

# uae - Wednesday 31 October, 2012

From The Score PSG in talks with Real Madrid to bring Ronaldo and Mourinho to France Special Offer

PSG in talks with Real Madrid to bring Ronaldo and Mourinho to France

Gazzetta dello Sport are claiming that the French big-spenders are preparing an ‘epoch-making change’. Sounds uncomfortable.

# uae - Tuesday 18 September, 2012

Asian tourists will need university degree to visit UAE – report UAE

Asian tourists will need university degree to visit UAE – report

Tourists from Asian countries who make up a large chunk of the UAE’s population will need a college degree to stop rampant immigration.

# uae - Monday 10 September, 2012

# uae - Tuesday 24 April, 2012

From Business ETC GALLERY: Ireland’s 20 most improved trading partners in 2011 Trade This post contains images

GALLERY: Ireland’s 20 most improved trading partners in 2011

We’ve ranked the countries with which Ireland has the best surplus of exports – and seen where that’s grown in 2011.

# uae - Saturday 24 March, 2012

From The Score Hey, Real Madrid are building a $1 billion space-age island resort in the UAE Excessive This post contains images

Hey, Real Madrid are building a $1 billion space-age island resort in the UAE

Wanna see pictures of the plans? Of course you do.

# uae - Tuesday 13 March, 2012

From The Score WATCH: Keeper hit with 17-game ban for slapping Spanish coach Cheap Shot This post contains videos

WATCH: Keeper hit with 17-game ban for slapping Spanish coach

You have to be mad to be a goalkeeper, they say. Well Diego Maradona’s stopper, Majed Nasser, was definitely mad at Quique Sanchez Flores.

# uae - Tuesday 6 March, 2012

From The Score Unresolved: O’Leary calls on FIFA to rule on row with Dubai club Dispute

Unresolved: O’Leary calls on FIFA to rule on row with Dubai club

David O’Leary has held his breath for long enough, his case for compensation from Al Ahli will be presented to FIFA.

# uae - Sunday 11 September, 2011

9/11: What the rest of the world is saying

As commemorative services take place across the US, we take a look at the rest of the world’s take on the 10th anniversary of the terrorist attacks on America.

# uae - Tuesday 19 July, 2011

From The Score Rough justice: Player behind backheel penalty facing a ban? Viral Videos This post contains videos

Rough justice: Player behind backheel penalty facing a ban?

Theyab Awana, the UAE international who scored that fairly ridiculous backheel penalty during his team’s 7-2 thrashing of a hapless Lebanese side last Sunday, could be suspended from his national side.

# uae - Tuesday 7 June, 2011

Daily Fix: Tuesday

All the day’s news, and the bits and pieces you may have missed…

Woman suing Australian govt over rape advice after being imprisoned in UAE for adultery UAE

Woman suing Australian govt over rape advice after being imprisoned in UAE for adultery

The woman, who accused three co-workers of rape, says her government should have warned her that making accusations of rape in the UAE could leave her open to being charged with adultery.

# uae - Tuesday 15 March, 2011

Three month long state of emergency declared in Bahrain

Reports that Saudi soldier has been shot dead by Bahraini protester as king announces martial law.

Saudi troops arrive in Bahrain to help ruling monarchy tackle protests

Saudi Arabia and the UAE have responded to Bahrain’s call for support amid escalating unrest.

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Nine things you need to know: radiation levels outside Japanese plant reach dangerous levels; Enda Kenny facing first Taoiseach’s questions today; and apparently it takes $7.5m to really feel wealthy.

# uae - Wednesday 29 December, 2010

WikiLeaks cables show Dubai considered keeping Hamas assassination quiet

Authorities in Dubai debated releasing information over January 2009 killing, in which suspected agents used forged Irish passports.

# uae - Thursday 16 December, 2010

From The Daily Edge In photos: Abu Dhabi boasts world’s most expensive Christmas tree Christmas This post contains images

In photos: Abu Dhabi boasts world’s most expensive Christmas tree

A hotel in the UAE has jacked up the value of its tree by decking it out with golden necklaces and precious stones.

# uae - Wednesday 20 October, 2010

UAE court: men can beat their wives as long as they leave no marks UAE

UAE court: men can beat their wives as long as they leave no marks

The country’s highest court makes the ruling in the case of a man who slapped and kicked his daughter and wife.

# uae - Friday 3 September, 2010

Two killed in Dubai plane crash

UPS cargo plane crashed while attempting emergency landing.

A CARGO PLANE HAS CRASHED onto a busy highway in Dubai. A number of cars were set on fire, and emergency services are rushing to the area. One unnamed UAE official told Al Arabiya that the plane caught fire at it attempted to land at Dubai International Airport nearby.