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Old 17th Jan 2022, 11:01
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Drone Attack at Abu Dhabi Airport

https://www.mirror.co.uk/news/world-...e-25965688?ds=

Abu Dhabi airport fire: 'Drone attack' kills three as oil tankers explode

Three people have been killed in a drone attack in Abu Dhabi which caused an explosion of three oil tankers and a fire at the city's airport extension.

Debris has been discovered at the sites of the blasts suggesting a "small plane" could be to blame, investigators said.

Yemen's Houthi movement today said it had carried out an attack on the United Arab Emirates (UAE), but have yet to provide further details.

The three people were killed and six others wounded when three fuel tanker trucks exploded in the industrial Musaffah
area near storage facilities of oil firm ADNOC, state news agency WAM said.

It said those killed were two Indians and a Pakistani.

Additionally a fire broke out at a construction site at Abu Dhabi International Airport.

In a statement to state news agency WAM, police said: "Initial investigations found parts of a small plane that could possibly be a drone at both sites that could have caused the explosion and the fire."....
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Old 17th Jan 2022, 11:29
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Emeratis paying the price for continuing involvement in Yemen?

UAE deeply involved in Yemen despite claims of withdrawal, experts say
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Old 17th Jan 2022, 14:20
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Technical, that Middle East Eye article is last updated 10 months and 3 days ago.

Their entire section on the conflict is here https://www.middleeasteye.net/topics/yemen-war.

AP: https://apnews.com/article/business-...6c7bc685bf838a

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Old 18th Jan 2022, 09:48
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Emeratis paying the price for continuing involvement in Yemen?

UAE deeply involved in Yemen despite claims of withdrawal, experts say
Their cheap foreign labour paying the price by the look of it
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Old 18th Jan 2022, 11:38
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Well done the chap from the Mirror, who dived into the archives for a picture of "airport in UAE”.

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Old 18th Jan 2022, 16:21
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Their cheap foreign labour paying the price by the look of it
Indeed, TT. The main reason I will not return to that place is their treatment of workers from the Indian sub-continent and Africa -- and of course house servants from Southeast Asia. Indentured isn't a strong enough word. But I'm veering off topic, I suppose.
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Have heard from witness that damage at airport new terminal is far worse than being reported… sound familiar?
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The message must have been received loud and clear though. "We can hit any target in the UAE, including x, y and z." 'nuff said.
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