Tag: United Arab Emirates

UAE calls for Iran talks with world powers, region

Tensions in the Gulf have risen since attacks on oil tankers in a vital global shipping lane this summer, including off the UAE coast, and a major assault on energy facilities in Saudi Arabia. Iran should come to the negotiating table with world powers and Gulf countries to seek a new deal that would deescalate […]

A church, a synagogue and a mosque to share interfaith complex in Abu Dhabi

The United Arab Emirates unveiled plans this weekend for an interfaith complex in Abu Dhabi that will unite a church, a synagogue and a mosque. The announcement of the three houses of worship, collectively known as the “Abrahamic Family House,” follows Pope Francis’ February visit to the UAE, the first papal visit to the Arabian Peninsula. During the visit, Pope Francis and the […]