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Leaked documents obtained by the Guardian showed that Sheikh Khalifa al Nahyan owns 170 properties with a total value of an estimated £5.5 billion or $7.16 billion.

Three British MPs are launching an investigation into the whereabouts of missing Saudi princes Mohammed bin Nayef and Ahmed bin Abdulaziz.

Trump is urged to intervene in US-Saudi national trial

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Trump is urged to intervene in US-Saudi national trial

President Trump has been asked by US representatives to raise al-Haidar's case 'with the highest levels' of the Saudi government.

Iraq to establish special force to protect Green Zone

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Iraq to establish special force to protect Green Zone

Baghdad is reportedly planning to set up a special force to protect foreign missions in the capital amid fears of a major attack on the US ...

US threatens to close Iraq <em>embassy</em> unless rocket-attacks cease

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US threatens to close Iraq embassy unless rocket-attacks cease

The US has threatened to close its embassy and remove its remaining troops from Iraq amid ongoing rocket attacks by militias, ...

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Iran FM demands protection for diplomatic missions in Iraq

Mohammad Javad Zarif hosted Iraq's Fuad Hussein in Tehran, where they discussed several issues including the killing of Iranian general Qassem Soleimani.

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US seeks breakthrough on Sudan before election

The US is looking to make a timely diplomatic breakthrough with Sudan, as the Arab state seeks to be removed from America's blacklist of state ...

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Assange 'may commit suicide' if extradited to the US

Michael Kopelman, emeritus professor of neuropsychiatry at King’s College London said WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is at a 'very high' risk ...

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Blast targets 'American' English school in southern Iraq

An explosive device damaged the facade of the American Institute for English Learning in the holy city of Najaf in Iraq.

Scores denounce Charlie Hebdo cartoons in Iraq capital

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Scores denounce Charlie Hebdo cartoons in Iraq capital

Protesters gathered outside the French embassy in Baghdad to condemn the 'repeated insults from the French media' against Islam's ...

Eva Thiebaud

What's powering France's amoral alliance with UAE?

Comment: Paris has kept its extensive collaboration with the Emiratis curiously quiet. The 2019 revelations on UAE's shadowy behaviour in Yemeni ...

Diplomats: Roadside bombing targets <em>British</em> convoy in Iraq

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Diplomats: Roadside bombing targets British convoy in Iraq

A roadside bombing took place by the British Embassy in Baghdad, but no injuries were reported.

Bahrain to recognise Israel in latest normalisation pact

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Bahrain to recognise Israel in latest normalisation pact

Bahrain will be the fourth Arab state to normalise relations with Israel following Egypt (1979), Jordan (1994) and the UAE (2020).

Lawrence of Arabia’s home restored as tourist attraction

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Lawrence of Arabia’s home restored as tourist attraction

TE Lawrence's Red Sea home is being renovated and turned into a tourist attraction.

UK judge refuses plea to dismiss new Assange allegations

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UK judge refuses plea to dismiss new Assange allegations

Lawyers for Julian Assange failed to persuade a British judge to throw out new US allegations against him, as he resumed his fight to ...

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Tunisian officer stabbed to death, authorities kill 3 'terrorists'

The attack took place in the tourist district of the city of Sousse, where 38 people, most of them Britons, were killed in a 2015 beachside shooting rampage.

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Ethiopia admits 'not doing enough' to aid migrants

Human Rights Watch describes the detention of migrants in Saudi Arabia as 'arbitrary and abusive'.

Amr Salahi

Egypt and Ethiopia's Nile dam: Waiting for disaster?

Egypt, Ethiopia, and Sudan are negotiating over the Grand Renaissance Dam again, but talks are shrouded by opacity and fears of drought and ...

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Diplomats moved into lockdown as rockets strike Afghan's capital

Embassies in Kabul went into lockdown on Tuesday after multiple rockets hit the capital.

Iyad el-Baghdadi: The pro-democracy activist taking on Arab autocrats

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Iyad el-Baghdadi: The pro-democracy activist taking on Arab autocrats

The New Arab Meets: Iyad el-Baghdadi, who rose to prominence during the Arab Spring as a vocal critic of anti-democratic regimes.

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Iran abducted exiled opponent while in Dubai, family says

Jamshid Sharmahd, a member of a militant Iranian opposition group, appears to have been taken from Dubai to Oman and then onwards to Iran.

Australia accused of failing academic jailed in Iran

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Australia accused of failing academic jailed in Iran

Australia's foreign ministry this week said Kylie Moore-Gilber case remained one of its "highest priorities, including for our embassy ...

French FM scolds 'passive' Lebanon leadership

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French FM scolds 'passive' Lebanon leadership

Jean-Yves Le Drian, on the first such visit of a top foreign politician in months, made no secret of his exasperation with Lebanon's leadership.

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