United Arab Emirates


President Erdoğan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi speak over phone

President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan Erdoğan and Crown Prince bin Zayed of Abu Dhabi spoke over phone and discussed bilateral relations on Dec. 1, according to a statement by the Communications Directorate. 

The call addressed regional issues and steps that would enhance the relations between the two countries.

UAE crown prince visits Turkey

Abu Dhabi's Crown Prince Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan on Nov. 24 arrived in Turkish capital Ankara upon the invitation of Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan.

The Crown Prince's visit is his first official visit to Turkey since 2012 and the first top-level meeting between the UAE and Turkey over recent years.

Robot waiters take Iraq’s Mosulites back to the future

From the rubble of Iraq's war-ravaged city of Mosul arises the sight of androids gliding back and forth in a restaurant to serve their amused clientele.

"Welcome", "We wish you a good time in our restaurant", "We would be happy to have your opinion on the quality of the service", chime the automated attendants, red eyes blinking out of their shiny blue and white exteriors.