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UAE second most expensive place in Gulf to live

ABU DHABI // After Qatar, the UAE is the second most expensive country in the Gulf to live, a price comparison survey had found. According to Numbeo’s global survey, which measured the cost of living in 119 countries, Oman is the cheapest place in the region to live. Numbeo claims to be the largest database of user contributed information about ...

US officials: UAE withdrew from air war after Jordanian pilot captured

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) withdrew from air strike missions against Islamic State (IS) militants in Syria after the capture of a Jordanian pilot, who has since been murdered by the jihadists, US officials say. The UAE pulled out of the flights soon after the pilot was taken hostage in December, a US official said. “I can confirm that UAE ...

The Muslim Brotherhood in Jordan was sentenced 18 months in prison for criticizing the UAE on Facebook

The deputy head of the Muslim Brotherhood in Jordan was sentenced on Sunday to 18 months in prison for criticizing the United Arab Emirates in a Facebook post. The state security court, a special body that has jurisdiction over Jordan’s internal and external threats, found the Brotherhood leader, Zaki Bani Rushaid, guilty of “acts harmful to the country’s relations with ...

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