Since my posting about ebay.ae, I have not to date recieved any reply from the email I sent them. Although I received a reply from ebay.com. I am pasting it as is for the benefit of the readers.
Dear eBay member,
Thank you for writing eBay in regard to knowing if the new site
www.ebay.ae is affiliated with eBay.
I do understand your apprehensions in such a situation and I appreciate
the efforts and the time taken for you to report such an issue.
Please be assured the www.ebay.ae website is not affiliated with eBay.
We are currently investigating such a news. Please look for such news
and information on our Announcement Boards.
You can access the news and important announcements from eBay on the
We appreciate your patience and understanding in this issue.
Thank you for being a valuable member of the eBay community.
eBay Customer Support