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Abu Dhabi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Zayed is expecting Benjamin Netanyahu to visit the United Arab Emirates next week after sending an official invitation to the Israeli prime minister.

Bahrain's Foreign Minister Abdellatif al-Zayani is to make a visit to Israel on Wednesday.

UAE's Etihad to fly to Tel Aviv next year

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UAE's Etihad to fly to Tel Aviv next year

The Abu Dhabi-based airline "will launch daily scheduled year-round flights to Tel Aviv", it said in a statement.

UN slams 'arbitrary detention' of east Libyans in Tripoli

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UN slams 'arbitrary detention' of east Libyans in Tripoli

The UN mission emphasised Libyan's rights to freedom of movement and called for the immediate release of those detained.

Azerbaijani army closes in on strategic Karabakh town

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Azerbaijani army closes in on strategic Karabakh town

The Azerbaijani army has advanced on Shushi, a strategically located town in the Nagorno-Karabakh region, as intense fighting continued with ...

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Sudan denies giving in to US 'blackmail' over Israel

Sudan did not give in to US "blackmail" when it agreed to normalise relations with Israel, the African nation's top general, Abdel Fattah al-Burhan, said on Monday.

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Iran to reveal 'detailed' data on plane probe: Kiev

Iran promised to reveal "detailed" information on the probe into a Kiev-bound passenger plane mistakenly shot down in Januar, Ukraine said.

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UAE ministers arrive in Israel for first official visit

A UAE delegation has arrived in Israel for a high-profile visit.

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Iran and Ukraine open new talks over downed plane

Iran and Ukraine have entered a second round of talks over compensation for a civilian plane accidentally shot down in January.

First Emirati passenger flight lands in Israel

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First Emirati passenger flight lands in Israel

The UAE's Etihad Airways flew its first passenger plane to Israel and back, carrying an Israeli tourism delegation to Abu Dhabi.

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Israel and Bahrain formalise diplomatic relations after normalisation deal

Israel and Bahrain have officially signed a deal establishing diplomatic relations, as well as seven memorandums of understanding in fields ...

Netanyahu to visit Bahrain, UAE next week: report

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Netanyahu to visit Bahrain, UAE next week: report

According to reports, the Israeli Prime Minister is set to make his first official trips to the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain next week.

Israeli delegation in Bahrain to start diplomatic, commercial relations

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Israeli delegation in Bahrain to start diplomatic, commercial relations

Senior Israeli delegates are due to meet with Bahraini and American officials to sign diplomatic and commercial deals with the gulf state.

Israel, Bahrain to sign diplomatic agreement on Sunday: report

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Israel, Bahrain to sign diplomatic agreement on Sunday: report

Israeli and US officials will sign an agreement in Bahrain to establish the opening of embassies in the respective countries.

Flights resume between Libyan capital and Benghazi

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Flights resume between Libyan capital and Benghazi

Flights between Libya's capital Tripoli and Benghazi resumed amid an easing of tensions between the UN-recognised government and rival ...

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Syria Insight: Russia's intervention five years on (Part 1)

In-depth: Five years have passed since Russia's intervention in Syria's war began. For Syrians, it is a time of loss and mourning.

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Canada forms probe into Iran downing of Ukraine plane

Canada has decided to look into the downing of a Ukrainian jetliner.

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US fines Emirates $400,000 for flying over Iran airspace

The UAE's national airline has been fined over flights operated last year amid tensions between Washington and Tehran.

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Russia marks brutal five-year intervention anniversary in Syria war

Russia's intervention in the Syria war has cost thousands of lives.

Dozens killed as Armenia-Azerbaijan fighting enters second day

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Dozens killed as Armenia-Azerbaijan fighting enters second day

Dozens have been killed in clashes between Armenia-Azerbaijan, reports confirmed, as the fighting entered its second day.

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Qatar Airways gets $2.0 bln aid after huge loss

Qatar Airways said it received $2.0 billion in state aid to weather the coronavirus crisis, as it posted huge annual losses after enduring one ...

Clashes between Azerbaijan, Armenia leave at least 23 dead

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Clashes between Azerbaijan, Armenia leave at least 23 dead

Clashes between Azerbaijan and Armenia over the disputed Nagorny Karabakh region have claimed at least 23 lives, as Turkey vowed to support ...

Qatar Airways says losses reach $1.9B amid pandemic, boycott

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Qatar Airways says losses reach $1.9B amid pandemic, boycott

Long-haul carrier Qatar Airways on Sunday reported revenue losses of $1.9 billion for the past year.

British police 'may deploy Israeli drones'

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British police 'may deploy Israeli drones'

Police in the United Kingdom are considering using an Israeli drone which was utilised against Palestinians in the 2014 operation on the ...

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