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# uae - Wednesday 4 August, 2021

Tanker ‘safe’ after hijack reported in Gulf of Oman
# UAE
# UAE

Tanker ‘safe’ after hijack reported in Gulf of Oman

Aug 4th 2021, 8:31 AM 14,374 Views 2 Comments

The Royal Navy’s United Kingdom Maritime Trade Operations said the incident was ‘complete’

# uae - Tuesday 6 July, 2021

Oil prices look set to rise sharply. Why and what does it mean for Irish motorists?
# Crude And Unusual
# Crude And Unusual

Oil prices look set to rise sharply. Why and what does it mean for Irish motorists?

Jul 6th 2021, 7:30 PM 56,125 Views 112 Comments

The collapse of OPEC talks this week could turbo-charge price increases.

# uae - Friday 5 March, 2021

UN group is yet to receive proof that Dubai princess is still alive
# Princess Latifa
# Princess Latifa

UN group is yet to receive proof that Dubai princess is still alive

Mar 5th 2021, 9:01 PM 38,583 Views 33 Comments

Sheikha Latifa said in a video that she was being help captive and feared for her life.

# uae - Saturday 20 February, 2021

Taoiseach says government will 'engage' with Mary Robinson over case of Dubai princess
# Princess Latifa
# Princess Latifa

Taoiseach says government will 'engage' with Mary Robinson over case of Dubai princess

Feb 20th 2021, 2:32 PM 42,154 Views 27 Comments

Mary Robinson says she was ‘horribly tricked’ by Dubai princess’ family.

# uae - Friday 19 February, 2021

Dubai royal family says princess being 'cared for at home' after UN demands proof of life
# Dubai
# Dubai

Dubai royal family says princess being 'cared for at home' after UN demands proof of life

Updated Feb 19th 2021, 8:12 PM 55,863 Views 38 Comments

The princess has not been seen in public since she attempted to escape from the emirate by sea in 2018.

# uae - Sunday 7 February, 2021

Next stop Mars: Three spacecraft arriving at Red Planet in quick succession
# Mars Or Bust
# Mars Or Bust

Next stop Mars: Three spacecraft arriving at Red Planet in quick succession

Feb 7th 2021, 7:25 PM 17,675 Views 13 Comments

Both the UAE and China are newcomers to Mars, where more than half of Earth’s emissaries have failed.

# uae - Monday 1 February, 2021

Dubai closes pubs and bars following spike in Covid-19 cases
# Shut Doors
# Shut Doors

Dubai closes pubs and bars following spike in Covid-19 cases

Feb 1st 2021, 10:45 PM 41,464 Views 16 Comments

Crowd limits are being imposed in cinemas, hotels, shopping centres and other locations.

# uae - Monday 18 January, 2021

Ireland crush UAE to square series, with Singh on song
# ODI
From The42
# ODI

Ireland crush UAE to square series, with Singh on song

Jan 18th 2021, 1:29 PM 2,932 Views 1 Comment

A remarkable all-round display from the Leinster all-rounder helped Ireland beat the UAE by 112 runs in Abu Dhabi.

# uae - Friday 8 January, 2021

Stirling stars with unbeaten century but Ireland suffer first-ever ODI defeat to UAE
# Cricket
From The42
# Cricket

Stirling stars with unbeaten century but Ireland suffer first-ever ODI defeat to UAE

Jan 8th 2021, 4:06 PM 2,179 Views 0 Comments

Ireland lost out by six wickets in Abu Dhabi today.

# uae - Monday 17 August, 2020

Spain's ex-king Juan Carlos confirmed to be in UAE after going into exile earlier this month
# Spain
# Spain

Spain's ex-king Juan Carlos confirmed to be in UAE after going into exile earlier this month

Aug 17th 2020, 9:19 PM 30,500 Views 14 Comments

Juan Carlos announced on 3 August that he was leaving Spain.

# uae - Thursday 13 August, 2020

Trump hails 'historic' deal as Israel pledges to halt annexation of land in West Bank
# Agreement
# Agreement

Trump hails 'historic' deal as Israel pledges to halt annexation of land in West Bank

Aug 13th 2020, 5:59 PM 26,910 Views 28 Comments

Palestinian official Hanan Ashrawi said on Twitter that the deal perpetuates Israel’s occupation of the West Bank.

# uae - Wednesday 15 July, 2020

Bad weather delays launch as UAE races China and US to Mars
# Space Race
# Space Race

Bad weather delays launch as UAE races China and US to Mars

Jul 15th 2020, 9:27 AM 9,939 Views 11 Comments

Earth and Mars are unusually close at the moment, a mere hop of 55 million kilometres.

# uae - Sunday 12 July, 2020

Aldo suffers at the hands of Yan, Usman grinds win over Masvidal at UFC 'fight island'
# Uae Ufc
From The42
# Uae Ufc

Aldo suffers at the hands of Yan, Usman grinds win over Masvidal at UFC 'fight island'

Jul 12th 2020, 9:07 AM 9,957 Views 7 Comments

Usman’s professional display brings his record to 12-0.

# uae - Monday 3 February, 2020

Ceann Comhairle Seán Ó Fearghaíl asked that €7,700 Rolex watch gifted by UAE be donated
# Séan Ó Fearghaíl
# Séan Ó Fearghaíl

Ceann Comhairle Seán Ó Fearghaíl asked that €7,700 Rolex watch gifted by UAE be donated

Feb 3rd 2020, 6:10 AM 52,697 Views 37 Comments

The Rolex had been given to the Ceann Comhairle by the President of the Federal National Council of the UAE, Dr Amal Al Qubaisi.

# uae - Wednesday 31 July, 2019

Estranged wife of Dubai ruler asks UK court for forced marriage protection order
# Princess Haya
# Princess Haya

Estranged wife of Dubai ruler asks UK court for forced marriage protection order

Jul 31st 2019, 11:03 AM 31,731 Views 14 Comments

The couple are locked in a legal battle in London over the welfare of their two children.

# uae - Wednesday 12 June, 2019

Education minister's UAE 'fact-finding mission' on what will bring Irish teachers back home
# Joe McHugh
# Joe McHugh

Education minister's UAE 'fact-finding mission' on what will bring Irish teachers back home

Jun 12th 2019, 6:15 AM 13,992 Views 88 Comments

More than 2,000 Irish people are employed in the education sector in the UAE.

# uae - Monday 8 April, 2019

Ceann Comhairle likely unable to keep Rolex given to him by UAE official
# Too Expensive
# Too Expensive

Ceann Comhairle likely unable to keep Rolex given to him by UAE official

Apr 8th 2019, 6:30 AM 58,145 Views 71 Comments

The watch, believed to be worth close to €8,000, may be sold and the money used for charitable purposes.

# uae - Monday 4 February, 2019

Pope Francis makes historic visit to United Arab Emirates
# Papal Visit
# Papal Visit

Pope Francis makes historic visit to United Arab Emirates

Feb 4th 2019, 7:16 AM 12,265 Views 29 Comments

His trip culminates tomorrow with the first-ever papal Mass on the Arabian Peninsula.

# uae - Tuesday 29 January, 2019

Qatar book first-ever Asian Cup final berth but win marred by sandal-throwing UAE fans
# Politically Charged
From The42
# Politically Charged

Qatar book first-ever Asian Cup final berth but win marred by sandal-throwing UAE fans

Jan 29th 2019, 6:08 PM 9,636 Views 8 Comments

The 2022 World Cup hosts will meet Japan after an ill-tempered semi-final against the tournament hosts.

# uae - Sunday 20 January, 2019

'I was working at a chocolate factory in Carlow. Two years later I’m at the Fifa Club World Cup alongside Real Madrid'
# Carlow Rising
From The42
# Carlow Rising

'I was working at a chocolate factory in Carlow. Two years later I’m at the Fifa Club World Cup alongside Real Madrid'

Jan 20th 2019, 7:00 AM 36,597 Views 3 Comments

Former Wexford Youths winger Eric Molloy discusses moving to New Zealand and playing at last month’s Club World Cup in Abu Dhabi.

# uae - Saturday 5 January, 2019

Princess who flew Mary Robinson to Dubai says the Latifa saga is 'a private family matter'
# Runaway Princess
# Runaway Princess

Princess who flew Mary Robinson to Dubai says the Latifa saga is 'a private family matter'

Jan 5th 2019, 1:32 PM 32,270 Views 56 Comments

Princess Haya says she wanted counself from the former Irish president.

# uae - Monday 24 December, 2018

'Missing' Dubai princess not seen since March reappears in photos with Mary Robinson
# Dubai Princess
# Dubai Princess

'Missing' Dubai princess not seen since March reappears in photos with Mary Robinson

Dec 24th 2018, 1:40 PM 114,930 Views 50 Comments

She failed in her attempt to flee the UAE in March.

# uae - Wednesday 12 December, 2018

Carlow's Eric Molloy set to become first Irish player since 2008 to play in Fifa Club World Cup
# Irish Abroad
From The42
# Irish Abroad

Carlow's Eric Molloy set to become first Irish player since 2008 to play in Fifa Club World Cup

Dec 12th 2018, 1:00 PM 32,267 Views 8 Comments

Molloy moved to New Zealand in 2016 from Wexford Youths and currently plays for Team Wellington.

# uae - Tuesday 27 November, 2018

British man arrives home from UAE after having spy conviction pardoned
# London
# London

British man arrives home from UAE after having spy conviction pardoned

Nov 27th 2018, 7:59 AM 17,314 Views 26 Comments

Matthew Hedges had been sentenced to life in prison.

# uae - Monday 26 November, 2018

UK 'grateful' after UAE issues pardon to British man it had sentenced to life in prison
# Matthew Hedges
# Matthew Hedges

UK 'grateful' after UAE issues pardon to British man it had sentenced to life in prison

Nov 26th 2018, 8:55 AM 28,029 Views 24 Comments

Hedges had been sentenced to life in prison just last week for spying.

# uae - Friday 23 November, 2018

Wife of British researcher jailed for life in UAE 'remains hopeful' he'll be released
# Life Sentence
# Life Sentence

Wife of British researcher jailed for life in UAE 'remains hopeful' he'll be released

Nov 23rd 2018, 10:49 PM 16,593 Views 24 Comments

“Until I have him safe, back home with me, I will not rest,” Daniela Tejada said.

# uae - Wednesday 22 August, 2018

India rejects UAE govt's $100 million flood disaster fund offer
# Kerala
# Kerala

India rejects UAE govt's $100 million flood disaster fund offer

Aug 22nd 2018, 8:15 PM 36,357 Views 16 Comments

India has a record of refusing foreign aid after disasters, turning down foreign help after the 2004 tsunami.

# uae - Tuesday 8 May, 2018

'Admit she was kidnapped' - Concerns raised over disappearance of Dubai princess captured at sea
# Mystery
# Mystery

'Admit she was kidnapped' - Concerns raised over disappearance of Dubai princess captured at sea

May 8th 2018, 10:00 AM 37,685 Views 16 Comments

Human Rights Watch has urged the Dubai authorities to reveal the whereabouts of the princess.

# uae - Sunday 25 March, 2018

British former newspaper editor jailed for 10 years in Dubai for killing wife
# Francis Matthew
# Francis Matthew

British former newspaper editor jailed for 10 years in Dubai for killing wife

Mar 25th 2018, 10:09 AM 22,198 Views 10 Comments

Francis Matthew had faced the possibility of the death penalty for the July 2017 killing of Jane Matthew.

# uae - Saturday 16 December, 2017

Irish teacher (26) who suffered 3 cardiac arrests in UAE begins to show signs of consciousness
# GoFundMe
# GoFundMe

Irish teacher (26) who suffered 3 cardiac arrests in UAE begins to show signs of consciousness

Dec 16th 2017, 5:51 PM 40,445 Views 7 Comments

Aisling Brady (26) moved to the Gulf state last year after taking an extended break from her hometown job in Trim, Co Meath.

# uae - Friday 15 December, 2017

Over €100,000 raised for teacher who suffered cardiac arrests in UAE
# Aisling Brady
# Aisling Brady

Over €100,000 raised for teacher who suffered cardiac arrests in UAE

Dec 15th 2017, 8:45 PM 39,723 Views 16 Comments

26-year-old Aisling Brady suffered the medical crisis last month and remains in hospital.

# uae - Friday 23 June, 2017

Qatar told to close Al-Jazeera and accept other demands or face 'divorce' from gulf neighbours
# Crisis In The Gulf
# Crisis In The Gulf

Qatar told to close Al-Jazeera and accept other demands or face 'divorce' from gulf neighbours

Jun 23rd 2017, 10:08 PM 22,428 Views 36 Comments

The Qatar-based broadcaster denounced the move as an attack on media freedom.

# uae - Wednesday 18 January, 2017

Ireland find their groove at the right time to coast through to desert semi-finals
# Hit For Six
From The42
# Hit For Six

Ireland find their groove at the right time to coast through to desert semi-finals

Jan 18th 2017, 2:50 PM 3,350 Views 2 Comments

John Bracewell’s side are finding their form after a sluggish start to the year.

# uae - Saturday 24 December, 2016

Here's what it's like being Irish and in Abu Dhabi for Christmas
# Christmas Abroad
From The Daily Edge
# Christmas Abroad

Here's what it's like being Irish and in Abu Dhabi for Christmas

Dec 24th 2016, 8:00 PM 6,511 Views 0 Comments

Here’s what it’s like to be Irish and abroad for Christmas.

# uae - Friday 2 December, 2016

Miller time as Ireland score four to beat USA and reach Trophy Final at Dubai 7s
# Ali-oop
From The42
# Ali-oop

Miller time as Ireland score four to beat USA and reach Trophy Final at Dubai 7s

Dec 2nd 2016, 9:12 AM 5,181 Views 0 Comments

Anthony Eddy’s side will face Spain in this afternoon’s final.

# uae - Tuesday 16 August, 2016

15 detainees transferred out of Guantanamo Bay as Obama seeks to close facility
# Transfers
# Transfers

15 detainees transferred out of Guantanamo Bay as Obama seeks to close facility

Aug 16th 2016, 7:26 AM 9,596 Views 20 Comments

Once transferred, former inmates are usually freed subject to supervision and undergoing rehabilitation programs.

# uae - Thursday 4 August, 2016

Emirates plane may have attempted go-around before crash
# Investigation
# Investigation

Emirates plane may have attempted go-around before crash

Aug 4th 2016, 10:44 PM 32,801 Views 35 Comments

Four Irish passengers were on board the plane when it crashed.

# uae - Sunday 12 June, 2016

Rogue drone forces closure of one of the world's busiest airspaces
# Dubai
# Dubai

Rogue drone forces closure of one of the world's busiest airspaces

Jun 12th 2016, 7:47 AM 16,273 Views 5 Comments

Flights were diverted and others delayed after the drone entered airport boundaries.

# uae - Wednesday 7 October, 2015

Human rights group calls for the west to stop supplying arms to those 'committing war crimes'
# Yemen
# Yemen

Human rights group calls for the west to stop supplying arms to those 'committing war crimes'

Oct 7th 2015, 7:16 AM 6,997 Views 20 Comments

American allies Saudi Arabia and the UAE are leading the coalition battling rebels in Yemen.

# uae - Saturday 29 August, 2015

Ex-Liverpool player under fire for making sexist remarks on Twitter
# Controversy
From The42
# Controversy

Ex-Liverpool player under fire for making sexist remarks on Twitter

Aug 29th 2015, 10:06 AM 7,821 Views 9 Comments

The 28-year-old former Holland international subsequently attempted to defend his behaviour.

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