UAE Announces “War Is Over” in Yemen as Talks Falter

The Levant News — The United Arab Emirates announced that, in its view, the war in Yemen is winding down, possibly signaling a drawdown for its participation in operations in the Saudi-led intervention. The UAE Minister of State for Foreign Affairs, Anwar Gargash, said in remarks released yesterday that the “war is over” (or “practically” …

Gulf states declare Hezbollah a ‘terrorist’ organization

THE LEVANT NEWS — The Saudi-led bloc of Gulf monarchies has officially labelled Hezbollah a ‘terrorist’ group for the first time. The move comes amid heightened tensions between those countries and Lebanon. Hezbollah flags Tensions between Saudi Arabia and Lebanon over an ongoing dispute involving Iran escalated on Wednesday when the Riyadh-led Gulf Cooperation Council …

TRA issues advisory for YouTube users in UAE

Source: Gulf News – The UAE Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA) has issued a public advisory on the responsible use of YouTube, warning that users are prohibited from “predatory behaviour”. The TRA said in its White Paper on YouTube that “stalking, threats and harassment of others” are also banned. Users were also urged to only upload …