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The UAE sows chaos around the world. Now it wants to own The Telegraph
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The UAE sows chaos around the world. Now it wants to own The Telegraph

Its government seems eager to exacerbate problems, only then to present itself as a reasonable arbiter. It is a fireman-arsonist. Who in their right mind would support Mohamed Hamdan Dagalo, the camel-trading Sudanese general who rose through the ranks during the genocide in Darfur? What kind of government would provide arms to his Rapid Support...

UAE suspends Emirates Gold over money laundering allegations
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UAE suspends Emirates Gold over money laundering allegations

On Friday, the London Bullion Market Association, which regulates the United Kingdom capital’s metals market, suspended Emirates Gold DMCC’s affiliate membership after conducting a review.  Two of the ultimate beneficial owners of Emirates Gold are relatives of Zimbabwean businessmen Simon Rudland and Howard Baker, according to Bloomberg sources familiar with the UAE decision.  A documentary...

Dubai and UAE should be blacklisted and face sanctions for sheltering oligarchs and ‘dirty money’, activists say: report
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Dubai and UAE should be blacklisted and face sanctions for sheltering oligarchs and ‘dirty money’, activists say: report

Politicians and activists are calling for Dubai and the United Arab Emirates to be blacklisted over its failure to observe sanctions against Russian oligarchs and stem the flow of dirty money flowing through the UAE.  Western countries including the US and UK hit Russia with stringent sanctions in February after Russia invaded Ukraine. This prompted some oligarchs to...