United Arab Emirates News

Mozilla Blocks UAE Bid to Become an Internet Security Guardian

WASHINGTON — Firefox browser maker Mozilla is blocking the United Arab Emirates’ government from serving as one of its internet security gatekeepers, citing Reuters reports on a UAE cyber espionage program.Mozilla said in a statement on Tuesday it was rejecting …

Insurer Says Iran’s Revolutionary Guards Likely Organized Tanker Attack

LONDON/OSLO — Iran’s elite Revolutionary Guards (IRGC) are “highly likely” to have facilitated attacks last Sunday on four tankers including two Saudi ships off Fujairah in the United Arab Emirates, according to a Norwegian insurers’ report seen by Reuters. The …

Saudi Arabia Says its Oil Tankers Among those Hit Off UAE Coast

DUBAI/LONDON — Saudi Arabia said on Monday that two of its oil tankers were among those attacked off the coast of the United Arab Emirates and described it as an attempt to undermine the security of crude supplies amid tensions …

Highway Crash Kills at Least 22 Workers in UAE

Police in the United Arab Emirates say a gravel-filled truck with faulty brakes has rammed a bus, killing at least 22 migrant workers. Monday’s crash near Al Ain, about 150 kilometers (90 miles) east of Abu Dhabi, also injured 24 …