UAE extends visa amnesty scheme

Dubai: The UAE visa amnesty, which allows visa violators to fix their status without penalties, has been extended for another month after a high number of undocumented individuals contacted the government via the various diplomatic missions in the country. The Federal Authority for Identity and Citizenship (FAIC) announced that the amnesty,

UAE, Korean officials meet to enhance ties

A key agenda item was a return visit by UAE Crown Prince Mohammed bin Zayed Al-Nahyan to Seoul in the first quarter of 2019 The two sides also reviewed implementation of agreements reached by Moon and the crown prince SEOUL: A high-ranking Emirati official on Friday met with a top

Yemen war: US presses Saudi Arabia to agree ceasefire

The US has called for a swift cessation of hostilities in Yemen, where three years of civil war have caused the world's worst humanitarian crisis. Defence Secretary James Mattis said all parties needed to take part in UN-led peace talks within the next 30 days. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo meanwhile urged