Watch recent videos of His Excellency Yousef Al Otaiba, Ambassador of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to the United States of America (USA).

UAE Embassy Presents “The Abraham Accords: A Warm Peace Transforming the Middle East”

September 13, 2021
One year after the White House signing of the Abraham Accords, the UAE Embassy reflects on the significant progress made thus far on behalf of the UAE and Israel.

The Anwar Gargash Diplomatic Academy & Johns Hopkins SAIS Partnership

July 19, 2021
Dr. Anwar Gargash was joined by Ambassador Al Otaiba, Ambassador Lana Nusseibeh, and Johns Hopkins leaders to celebrate the new partnership between the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies and the UAE’s Anwar Gargash Diplomatic Academy (AGDA).

A New Middle East - The Tallberg Foundation

June 10, 2021
The Tallberg Foundation hosted the Ambassador on its “New Thinking for a New World’ podcast to discuss US engagement in the Middle East and the new era of peace and prosperity in the Arab World.

The National News Interview

June 6, 2021
The National News Editor-In-Chief, Mina Al-Oraibi, interviewed Ambassador Al Otaiba on his notable op-ed, “Annexation Will Be a Serious Setback for Better Relations with the Arab World,” and the future of UAE-Israel normalization.

Yousef Al Otaiba Closes Ramadan Reflections Series

May 20, 2021
In the final episode of Ramadan Reflections, Yousef Al Otaiba spotlighted the festival of Eid al-Fitr and reflected on how the video series embodied the UAE’s values of religious tolerance, inclusion and mutual respect.

The Association of Gulf Jewish Communities Lag B'Omer & Iftar Celebration

April 29, 2021
Ambassador Yousef Al Otaiba covered the importance of interfaith dialogue and peaceful coexistence during a virtual Ambassador’s panel organized by the Association of Gulf Jewish Communities (AGJC).

Pillars of Faith: Building A Better World Part 1

April 26, 2021
Yousef Al Otaiba and Malcolm Hoenlein, Vice Chairman of the Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations, joined the Director of Partners In Torah of Cleveland to discuss how UAE-Israel relations will help shape a better future in the Middle East.

UAE Embassy Presents ‘Ramadan Reflections’

April 20, 2021
Ambassador Al Otaiba and the Deputy Chief of Mission, Shaima Gargash, introduced the UAE Embassy’s new video series, “Ramadan Reflections,” to virtually celebrate the holy month of Ramdan with friends and dedicated partners during the coronavirus pandemic.

The Cleveland Clinic - Ideas for Tomorrow

March 30, 2021
Ambassador Al Otaiba’s lecture for Cleveland Clinic’s Ideas for Tomorrow, a virtual speaker series that gives world-renowned leaders a global platform to discuss the future of healthcare.