The United Arab Emirates (UAE) is expected to allow tourists holding Israeli passports to take part in the Expo 2020, which the Persian Gulf state’s biggest and most luxurious city of Dubai is going to host for 173 days.
Saudi Arabia and the UAE have changed their approach towards the Islamic Republic, said Chief of Staff of Iranian President Mahmoud Vaezi, adding that the United Arab Emirates has recently made efforts to get in touch with Iran.
Chief of Staff of the Presidential Office Mahmoud Vaezi said on Thursday that the United Arab Emirates has taken steps to resolve dispute with Iran, and that Iran always wants friendly relations with the neighboring countries.
National Security Adviser of the United Arab Emirates Tahnoun bin Zayed has paid a visit to Tehran on an undisclosed mission meant to defuse tensions in the Persian Gulf, a senior security source in the UAE told London-based news outlet the Middle East Eye (MEE).
Yemeni activists and journalists have reportedly launched a boycott campaign of products produced in the United Arab Emirates to protest against the crimes and violations committed by the UAE, a key partner in the Saudi-led coalition of aggression against Yemen.
Saudi Arabia is struggling to hold together a military coalition fighting Houthis in Yemen after local allies turned on each other in a power struggle that has strained Riyadh’s alliance with its main regional partner, the United Arab Emirates.
An independent human rights group says it documented 6,978 cases of grave human rights violations committed by militiamen backed by the United Arab Emirates (UAE) against civilians in the southern Yemeni provinces of Aden, Abyan and Shabwah during the month of August.