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Dubai: Pilot dies after glider crash

A motorised paraglider has crashed in Dubai, causing the pilot's death. The General Civil Aviation Authority said the glider, which was powered by a paramotor engine, crashed in the Skydive Club area in Margham.

Saudi Arabia Bans flight to and from India

Saudi Arabia has banned flights to and from India amid a surge in coronavirus cases, according to an official document. In a circular issued on Tuesday, Saudi Arabia's General Authority of Civil Aviation (GACA) said it was "suspending…

US envoy calls for Iran arms embargo renewal

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates An expiring United Nations weapons embargo on Iran must remain in place to prevent it from “becoming the arms dealer of choice for rogue regimes and terrorist organizations around the world,” the U.S. special…

Dubai opens up to tourists from July 7

Dubai, United Arab Emirates Dubai announced on Sunday it would allow tourists back in the Gulf city state from July 7 after a closure of more than three months to contain the coronavirus. "Dubai to welcome tourists from July 7," the…

UAE suspends flights to China outside Beijing

BEIJING The Latest on the outbreak of a new virus from China. The United Arab Emirates, home to long-haul carriers Emirates and Etihad Airways, is suspending flights to mainland China outside of Beijing. The country’s state-run WAM news…