Saudi Arabia and the UAE have put themselves in a position in which they are effectively grappling for a face-saving exit strategy.
The Emirati government has reportedly threatened to withdraw all of its forces from Yemen if Saudi Arabia continues to back Hadi (Middle East Monitor, March 7). Despite this threatened withdrawal, Saudi Arabia has shown no inclination to change course. In Aden, the war within the war seems to be intensifying as a former governor of Aden, Aidaroos al-Zubaidi, has announced that he has formed a governing council that will administer the south, with him acting as president
While the US has one plastic surgeon for every 50,000 people and Brazil one for every 44,000, the UAE has one for every 18,000.
AED20,000 ($5,444) a month in the private sector, with 80 percent opting for government jobs because of higher wages and more holidays, according to a new poll.
The UAE is looking to set up a special Council of Elders to address the growing divorce rate in the emirates, as the number of cases surged nearly 70 percent last year