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The widely leaked report accuses a Kremlin-linked military contractor of violating the UN's arms embargo on Libya.

Comment: The Saudi-Emirati alliance is at the heart of attempts to delegitimise the Palestinian cause and normalise Arab ties with Israel, including at the Arab League, writes Muhammad Shehada.

Arab League ignores Palestinian call for UAE normalisation rebuke

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Arab League ignores Palestinian call for UAE normalisation rebuke

The Arab League accused Iran and Turkey of interfering in the affairs of Arab countries.

F-35 hiccup on road to Israel-UAE accord

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F-35 hiccup on road to Israel-UAE accord

The tentative alliance between Israel and the UAE could be on the rocks over the sale of possible F-35s to the Emirates.

Palestine to boycott Dubai Expo 2020 following UAE-Israel deal

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Palestine to boycott Dubai Expo 2020 following UAE-Israel deal

Palestine announced its boycott of Dubai's Expo 2020 in protest of the UAE-Israeli normalisation deal.

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Israel's Netanyahu says West Bank annexation still on table

Israel's Netanyahu said annexation will continue despite normalisation with the United Arab Emirates.

Muhammad Shehada

'Deal of shame': UAE endorses Israel's occupation of Palestine

Comment: UAE had already sold out the Palestinians, now it's taking the credit for 'stopping annexation' - a process that is happening anyway, ...

Kushner hints more Arab countries will normalise Israel relations

Senior adviser Jared Kushner has hinted that more Arab countries will normalise relations with Israel.

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West Bank annexation 'delayed, not cancelled' after UAE-Israel deal

Netanyahu stated Israel's planned annexation of large parts of the West Bank is still on the table despite statements by the US and UAE to the ...

Why the UAE seeks stronger ties with Iran

Jonathan Fenton-Harvey

Why the UAE seeks stronger ties with Iran

Comment: As the UAE moves out of Saudi Arabia's shadow, its developing ties with Iran are not as surprising as some might suggest, writes ...

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Qatar dispatches field hospitals to support Beirut blast victims

Qatar's ruler Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani called President Michel Aoun to offer condolences and support.

UAE tells Turkey to keep out of Arab affairs

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UAE tells Turkey to keep out of Arab affairs

The UAE told Turkey it could no longer behave like the Ottoman empire, hitting back at Ankara's criticism of Abu Dhabi's support for Libyan ...

How Abu Dhabi is helping out Damascus

Khaled Sid Mohand

How Abu Dhabi is helping out Damascus

Comment: Khaled Sid Mohand of The Justice and Liberties for All Committee discusses normalisation, and the UAE's monetary, military and security ...

Israeli, UAE technology firms sign deal on coronavirus research

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Israeli, UAE technology firms sign deal on coronavirus research

A state-linked technology company in the UAE has signed a partnership with two major Israeli defence firms to fight coronavirus, in a ...

Israel will announce UAE partnership to fight virus

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Israel will announce UAE partnership to fight virus

In a speech to graduating Israeli fighter pilots, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said an announcement was expected "in a few moments" and ...

Muhammad Shehada

UAE feigns opposition to Israeli annexation to push normalisation

Comment: Setting the bar even lower, UAE and Saudi Arabia are touting normalisation with Israel in exchange for no annexation, writes Muhammad Shehada.

Jonathan Fenton-Harvey

After Haftar: What's next in Libya's conflict?

Khalifa Haftar's campaign to seize Tripoli has failed. The response of international actors is now key to reaching a viable political solution.

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UAE could strengthen Israel ties after West Bank annexation

The UAE has close ties with Israel despite not officially recognising the country.

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UAE foreign minister to speak at pro-Israel forum

Anwar Gargash and Mohammad al-Issa will speak at the American Jewish Cooperation's global virtual forum.

Haftar ally UAE backs Egypt peace initiative in Libya

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Haftar ally UAE backs Egypt peace initiative in Libya

An Egyptian peace initiative in Libya has been supported by Khalifa Haftar's Emirati allies, according to a tweet by the UAE's Minister of State ...

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'No response' to Gulf reconciliation effort, Qatar says

Qatar's foreign minister said there has been no response yet to its US-sponsored reconciliation initiative with its Gulf neighbours who have ...

Israel's army preparing for mass West Bank annexation protests

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Israel's army preparing for mass West Bank annexation protests

Benny Gantz has instructed the Israeli military to accelerate preparations for 'the upcoming diplomatic changes in the Palestinian arena', ...

UAE says Israeli annexation plan a 'serious setback'

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UAE says Israeli annexation plan a 'serious setback'

The UAE has said Israel's plan to annex large parts of the West Bank would 'constitute a rejection of the international... consensus towards ...

Saudi Arabia's faltering divide and rule strategy in Yemen

Jonathan Fenton-Harvey

Saudi Arabia's faltering divide and rule strategy in Yemen

While seeking to keep Yemen weak and divided, yet with no real long-term plan for its political future, Saudi Arabia has inadvertently limited ...

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