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Israeli and Emirati diplomats met in Cyprus on Friday to discuss regional economic, security, and political issues.

Netanyahu fuelled speculation that more Gulf states were planning to normalise ties with Israel.

UAE-Netanyahu meeting shelved as Israeli PM irks Abu Dhabi

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UAE-Netanyahu meeting shelved as Israeli PM irks Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi is reportedly outraged with Netanyahu's use of UAE-Israel ties to boost his election prospects.

UAE shuns Israel electioneering: Emirati official

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UAE shuns Israel electioneering: Emirati official

The UAE does not want to get involved in the upcoming Israeli elections according to officials, amid reports that Netanyahu will visit soon.

Rivals UAE, Turkey praise each other's space exploration efforts

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Rivals UAE, Turkey praise each other's space exploration efforts

The Twitter exchange marked a rare occurrence of positive communication between the rival countries

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UAE replaces veteran minister of state for foreign affairs

Anwar Gargash has left his position as minister of state for foreign affairs.

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UAE welcomes Yemen peace efforts after Biden announcement

The Emirati Minister of State for Foreign Affairs has welcomed 'peace initiatives' in Yemen following President Biden's decision to end support ...

Giorgio Cafiero

Where does Gulf reconciliation leave the UAE?

Analysis: While the GCC summit constituted a historic breakthrough, it merely addressed a symptom of the Gulf crisis without resolving its root ...

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Senior Turkish adviser lashes out at 'absurd' UAE conditions

Yassin Aktay, an adviser for the ruling Turkish Justice and Development Party (AKP), slammed recent comments by the UAE's Minister of Sate for ...

Qatar prepared to mediate between Iran, Saudi Arabia, Turkey

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Qatar prepared to mediate between Iran, Saudi Arabia, Turkey

Mutlaq Al-Qahtani, special envoy to the Qatari foreign minister, said Doha is prepared to mediate between regional players to achieve peace and ...

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UAE wants relations with Turkey, senior official says

The UAE’s Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Anwar Gargash said Abu Dhabi wants to normalise relations with Turkey.

Bahrain opens airspace to Qatar airplanes as blockade eased

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Bahrain opens airspace to Qatar airplanes as blockade eased

Bahrain on Monday became the last of the former Gulf blockading countries to lift its embargo on Qatar.

UAE to reopen all entry points with Qatar

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UAE to reopen all entry points with Qatar

Abu Dhabi will open land, sea and air entry points with Qatar, after a landmark deal to normalise ties ended a damaging Gulf rift.

Gulf crisis: Will reconciliation reshape the region's power balance?

Ali Bakeer

Gulf crisis: Will reconciliation reshape the region's power balance?

Analysis: The breakthrough in resolving the Gulf crisis will have geopolitical implications, creating both new opportunities and challenges.

GCC plan to resolve transport and trade issues: UAE

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GCC plan to resolve transport and trade issues: UAE

UAE has announced that 'practical measures, including travel, transportation, trade' will be resolved between Qatar and the rest of the GCC ...

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Gulf Arab leaders sign declaration with Qatar

Leaders signed a new declaration with Saudi Arabia today in steps towards repairing broken ties.

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Gulf crisis resolution in balance ahead of summit

GCC states are scheduled to meet in Riyadh for the annual summit on Tuesday, where a much-anticipated resolve to the crisis is expected.

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UAE 'appreciates Kuwait, US efforts' in resolving Gulf crisis

Qatar has been under blockade by three Gulf states since 2017.

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Palestinian official lashes out at 'dictator' MbZ

Abu Dhabi's Crown Prince is 'just a small dictator', Palestine's ambassador to Paris said in an interview with the French Le Point magazine.

Germany presses Russia to release UN report on Libya

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Germany presses Russia to release UN report on Libya

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

Muhammad Shehada

The Saudi-UAE axis defeats Palestinians at the Arab League

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

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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