United Arab Emirates

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Jamal Khashoggi’s wife to sue NSO Group over Pegasus spyware
Hanan Elatr also plans to sue Saudi and UAE governments over alleged surveillance attempts on her

Daniel Boffey Chief reporter

22, Sep, 2022 @4:22 PM

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‘We wouldn’t put Charles on a bus’: Gulf royals balk at Queen’s funeral protocol
The monarchies are hopeful of stronger UK ties under King Charles, but plans for the ceremony have not gone down well

Martin Chulov Middle East correspondent

16, Sep, 2022 @2:40 PM

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Ex-Khashoggi lawyer Asim Ghafoor freed in UAE after money laundering conviction
US citizen released after paying fine as United Arab Emirates court confiscates $4.9m it says illegally moved through country

Staff and agencies

13, Aug, 2022 @3:23 AM

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A year since fleeing Kabul: ‘Now my children can grow up in peace’
The withdrawal of allied troops from Afghanistan a year ago led to desperate scenes as refugees tried to escape the Taliban. One man tells his family’s story

Noor M Ramazan, Melbourne photography by Christopher Hopkins

12, Aug, 2022 @8:00 PM

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Yemen’s warring parties agree to extend ceasefire by a further two months
The truce will bring some relief to a people exhausted by war and famine, but critics say the Houthis will use the peace to regroup

Melanie Swan in Mukallah

04, Aug, 2022 @5:00 AM

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Spiritual union: why Gulf migrants are turning to evangelical Christianity
Pentecostalism is quietly thriving, with pastors saying churches are helping low-paid workers in crisis

Elle Hardy

31, Jul, 2022 @4:00 AM

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The Guardian view on Biden’s risky gamble: betting on lowering oil prices | Editorial
Editorial: The climate agenda risks being derailed by energy market disruptions caused by Russia’s war in Ukraine


01, Jul, 2022 @5:05 PM

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Amazon bows to UAE pressure to restrict LGBTQ+ search results
Tech giant imposes restrictions on goods such as books and rainbow-coloured flags after threats of penalties

Julia Kollewe

30, Jun, 2022 @7:43 AM

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UN calls on UAE to release British man imprisoned in Dubai since 2008
UN working group rules that Ryan Cornelius has been held arbitrarily and subjected to rights violations

Diane Taylor

17, Jun, 2022 @5:36 PM

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More than 15,000 millionaires expected to leave Russia in 2022
Data suggests exits after invasion of Ukraine, and UAE to overtake US and UK as top destination for world’s wealthy

Rupert Neate Wealth correspondent

13, Jun, 2022 @5:13 PM

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Blacklist Dubai over failure to crack down on Russian oligarchs, say campaigners
UAE has become haven for superyachts, private jets and ‘dirty money’ since invasion of Ukraine, but has taken no action

Jon Ungoed-Thomas

11, Jun, 2022 @1:01 PM

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South Africa seeking to extradite Gupta brothers after arrest in Dubai
Police begin process to transport Indian-born pair wanted on criminal and money-laundering charges

Jason Burke in Johannesburg

07, Jun, 2022 @9:59 AM

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