United Arab Emirates

Prince Of Dubai Rings In New Year In B.C.

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 01.05.2015 | Canada British Columbia

Our favourite crown prince is back! The prince of Dubai, Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid al Maktoum, and his Instagram-loving entourage have ...

The Country That Gave Us A Palm Tree Island Wants To Go To Mars

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 07.17.2014 | Canada Business

From the country that brought you a man-made island shaped like a palm tree and the world's tallest skyscraper comes something even more ambitious: a ...

Is the UAE a growth opportunity for Canadian Business?

Larry Leach | Posted 01.29.2014 | Canada Alberta
Larry Leach

Many Oil executives will tell you that business is flat in Canada these days. As the Government of Alberta navigates the political landmine known as "pipelines" and explores new markets abroad, the business world is cautious.

68 Sentenced In Mass Trial

CP | Brian Murphy, The Associated Press | Posted 08.31.2013 | Canada

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - More than 65 suspects accused of plotting an Islamist coup in the United Arab Emirates received prison sentences of ...

Thank You All for Supporting Malala

Tahir Gora | Posted 12.18.2012 | Canada
Tahir Gora

Thank you Madonna for beating the drum for Malala Yousafzai. You have delivered a strong message to all celebrities across the world that they have to come out of their cozy lives and needed to be well informed as you are. Thank you Madonna for saying the words, "Support education! Support women!"

Canadian Supports @UAEDressCode Campaign In UAE

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 09.05.2012 | Canada Style

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - At least one Canadian expatriate says a popular Twitter campaign trying to combat skimpy clothing among visitors to the ...

If the Europeans Can Make a Union Work, Maybe the Arabs Can

Qais Ghanem, MD | Posted 07.29.2012 | Canada
Qais Ghanem, MD

It is no secret that the idea of amalgamating into a single country, which was farthest away from the minds of the rulers of these countries, was only contemplated as a direct result of the Arab Spring which toppled several Arab dictators who were thought to be completely invincible, and left the rest of them asking "Who will be next?" Now more than ever, a union of the Arab Gulf states is possible.

Harper Seeks Air Deal During Kuwaiti PM's Visit

CP | Mike Blanchfield, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.26.2011 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Canada is seeking an expanded airline agreement with Kuwait, one year after relations were sullied with its Persian Gulf neighbour, the Unite...