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Restaurants and caterers in Dubai are rushing to prepare for what they hope will be a flood of Jewish visitors arriving on new direct flights.

Analysis: As war returns to Nagorno-Karabakh, there are fears that Armenian-Azeri fighting could draw in regional powers.

Dubai family hold gender reveal on <em>Burj</em> <em>Khalifa</em>

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Dubai family hold gender reveal on Burj Khalifa

The unborn baby's gender was projected onto the world's tallest building, the Burj Khalifa, prompting thousands of responses on social media.

Rio's Christ lit up to honour victims in Beirut

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Rio's Christ lit up to honour victims in Beirut

Brazil's famous monument, Christ the Redeemer lights up to remember the more than 137 people who died in the horrific Beirut explosion.

Egypt, UAE landmarks pay tribute to Lebanon blast victims

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Egypt, UAE landmarks pay tribute to Lebanon blast victims

World landmarks lit up in solidarity with Lebanon on Tuesday as the hashtag #PrayforBeirut trended on Twitter.

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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.

Kristian Coates Ulrichsen

Mohammed bin Zayed's preferences regarding UAE foreign policy

Comment: Kristian Coates Ulrichsen takes a deep dive into what's driving bin Zayed's aggressive foreign policy agenda, the risks involved, and ...

Jonathan Fenton-Harvey

Dubai's economy faces fight for survival in post-pandemic future

Dubai faces an uncertain future as plunging oil prices and a global economic downturn threaten another debt-fuelled crisis.

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The Middle East at war with coronavirus

In today's roundup: UAE reopens despite a rise in cases, Yemen's coronavirus efforts run short of funding, Gazans celebrate the reopening of ...

New York's Empire State Building lights up for Eid

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New York's Empire State Building lights up for Eid

The historic US landmark marked the Muslim Eid holiday with green lights that glowed across New York's Manhattan.

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Dubai's huge service sector faces unsure future

Dubai's tourism sector is suffering as Covid-19 measures keep businesses closed.

UAE reopens malls, eases lockdown over Ramadan

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UAE reopens malls, eases lockdown over Ramadan

The Emirates will reopen malls, cafes and restaurants and ease the curfew on movement for the month of Ramadan, however mosques will remain shut.

Dubai teenager plunges to death while taking selfie

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Dubai teenager plunges to death while taking selfie

Dubai police have urged parents to monitor their children after a 16-year-old girl fell to her death while taking a selfie.

will.i.am, Mariah Carey should say 'no' to Dubai Expo

Lyndon Peters

will.i.am, Mariah Carey should say 'no' to Dubai Expo

Comment: Celebrities, businesses and governments still have time to take a stand against UAE's human rights record, and pull their support from ...

Emirati becomes first Arab to reach ISS

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Emirati becomes first Arab to reach ISS

Hazaa al-Mansoori will spend eight days on the International Space Station and will be the first Emirati and the first Arab on the orbiting ...

Elisabeth Siegel

Trump's trade war sees Chinese gains in the Gulf

Comment: The UAE and China have found love in the middle of a trade war, writes Elisabeth Siegel.

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China president due in UAE for high-profile visit

China's president will visit the UAE on Thursday, with final preparations underway for the high-profile visit.

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Dubai real estate a money-laundering haven, new report finds

War profiteers, terror financiers and drug traffickers sanctioned by the US in recent years have used Dubai's real-estate market as a haven for ...

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Cities light up Egyptian flag to remember massacre victims

Cities across the world have displaying the Egyptian flag in a show of solidarity with the Egyptian people following Friday's deadly attack on ...

Smoke engulfs central Dubai after huge fire in tower-block

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Smoke engulfs central Dubai after huge fire in tower-block

Clouds of smoke billowed over central Dubai on Sunday after a fire burned for several hours in a residential tower under construction near the ...

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Dream Harbour: Dubai looks to make MENA's largest marina

Dubai has announced plans to build the biggest harbour in the region featuring a cruise ship port and a terminal that can accommodate 6,000 ...

Dubai tycoon aims at monopolising Middle East's online souq

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Dubai tycoon aims at monopolising Middle East's online souq

Backed by Saudi investers, an Emirati businessman has launched an online retailer to overtake souq.com and win the region's battle of the online ...

Dubai's <em>Burj</em> <em>Khalifa</em> to glow pink for cancer awareness

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Dubai's Burj Khalifa to glow pink for cancer awareness

The lights will be turned on late Thursday to mark Pink October, an annual breast cancer awareness month.

Dubai lays groundwork for 'world's tallest' tower

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Dubai lays groundwork for 'world's tallest' tower

Construction on a new tower which is set to surpass the height of the world's tallest structure Burj Khalifa began on Monday.

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