Paris and Washington to save the United Arab Emirates

It was a matter of time before the two main strategic partners, France and the United States, pledged to come to the rescue of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) in the standoff between them on their soil to start the Houthi rebellion in Yemen. On Friday February 4th, France “decided to provide military support” at … Read more

the “Made in France” in war crimes in Yemen

“A strategic partnership, stronger than ever. » On December 3rd, the Minister for the Armed Forces, Florence Parly, welcomed the sale of 12 Caracal military helicopters (Airbus) and 80 Rafale fighter jets (Dassault) to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) during the mini Emmanuel Macron’s tour through the Arabian Peninsula. → ANALYSIS. Rafale sale: An old … Read more

Houthi rebels attack United Arab Emirates

It’s an unprecedented attack in more ways than one. The United Arab Emirates (UAE) was the scene of several explosions on its territory on Monday, January 17th. Three tankers exploded “near the Adnoc storage tanks”, the Abu Dhabi Oil Company in Musaffah, an industrial area around twenty kilometers west of the capital. According to the … Read more

The United Arab Emirates opts for a western-style getaway

Small upheaval in the Gulf. Traditionally, Friday and Saturday are weekend days. From January, the weekend will be aligned with that of western countries. But he will keep half a day free on Friday afternoon. This new weekend has been planned for several years. In 1971, the year the Federation of the United Arab Emirates … Read more

Gulf States hit by torrential rains

In Dubai, the economic metropolis of the United Arab Emirates, some residents are amazed at the rain that has fallen in abundance in recent days. “It’s been two years since I’ve seen a drop of rain” smiles Thibaud, a French resident of the emirate. The country has been hit by unusually bad weather. In just … Read more

the strategic ambivalence of the Emirates towards Russia

At a time when the international community has been uniting against Moscow since Russia invaded Ukraine, the United Arab Emirates are playing their own game. The tiny Gulf federation distinguished itself alongside India and China in a UN Security Council vote on Friday, February 25, by abstaining on a draft resolution condemning the Russian invasion. … Read more

The United Arab Emirates are stepping up commitments to social openness

The UAE continues to throw eyes at westerners. Following the decriminalization of expatriate cohabitation, visa easing and alcohol restrictions, the first civil union of a non-Muslim couple was celebrated in Abu Dhabi on Monday 27 December. A “Role model in the region”according to the UAE news agency WAM, made possible by the law on the … Read more