- Israel 'soon' to open Abu Dhabi office for renewable energy Updated: Nov-27-15 1:35 pm
JERUSALEM - Israel "soon" will open an office focused on renewable energy in Abu Dhabi, the capital of the United Arab Emirates - even though the two nations have no diplomatic relations, an Israeli Foreign Ministry spokesman said Friday.
- With Islamic State targeted, what happens to Syria's Assad? Updated: Nov-18-15 3:17 pm
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - The tide of global rage against the Islamic State group lends greater urgency to ending the jihadis' ability to operate at will from a base in war-torn Syria. That momentum could also force a reevaluation of what to do about President Bashar Assad and puts a renewed focus on the position of his key patrons, Russia and Iran.