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Ahmad al-Astal, a 45-year-old Palestinian from Gaza, was arrested for spying on Dahlan in Turkey.

Analysis: The Arab League's failure to condemn normalisation deals with Israel has soured already complicated ties with Palestine.

Kuwaiti court acquits ex-MP Al-Nafisi of insulting the UAE

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Kuwaiti court acquits ex-MP Al-Nafisi of insulting the UAE

In August 2019, the ministry of foreign affairs filed a complaint against Al-Nafisi, accusing him of insulting the UAE in Twitter posts and threatening diplomatic relations.

Can elections resuscitate Palestinian hopes for unity?

Muhammad Shehada

Can elections resuscitate Palestinian hopes for unity?

Comment: Elections will not be a magic bullet, but given the right conditions, they will hopefully force the way to a more youthful, united ...

Palestinian security forces arrest supporters of UAE-based <em>Dahlan</em>

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Palestinian security forces arrest supporters of UAE-based Dahlan

Former Palestinian security chief, Mohammed Dahlan, has been living in exile in the UAE.

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Dahlan rebukes claims US wants him as Palestinian leader

Mohammed Dahlan rebuffed David Friedman's remarks, saying they were 'nothing more than a deception tactic aimed at destabilising' the Palestinian front.

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Dubai deputy police chief disparages Arabs following Israel normalisation

Dubai's deputy police chief tweeted that "nine million Jews are better than 400 million Arabs" in his latest controversial comments following ...

Dalal Yassine

Recycling Failure: Normalisation, annexation, and Oslo Accords at 27

Comment: Twenty seven years later, the true legacy of the Oslo Accords has been Palestinian division, entrenched occupation and annexation, and ...

Dalal Yassine

Recycling Failure: Normalisation, annexation, and Oslo Accords at 27

Comment: Twenty seven years later, the true legacy of the Oslo Accords has been Palestinian division, entrenched occupation and annexation, and ...

Gaza: De-escalation in exchange for health security

Sarah Daoud

Gaza: De-escalation in exchange for health security

Comment: Negotiations between Hamas and Israel to de-escalate in exchange for providing medical aid to Gaza could contribute to further ...

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UAE officials appear on Israeli channels for first time

Dhahi Khalfan, known for his constant promotion of normalisation with Israel, was interviewed by Channel 12 on Saturday.

Dubai deputy police chief calls for 'dissolving Hamas'

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Dubai deputy police chief calls for 'dissolving Hamas'

Dhahi Khalfan slammed all Palestinian groups that opposed the UAE's normalisation, saying Hamas needs to be dissolved.

'UAE conspiracy' aims to destabilise Tunisian politics, warns official

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'UAE conspiracy' aims to destabilise Tunisian politics, warns official

An official from Tunisia's Islamist Ennahdha party warned of a 'UAE conspiracy' aimed at disrupting Tunisian politics.

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 ...

More than 200 detained in Turkey over Gulen links

The New Arab & agencies

More than 200 detained in Turkey over Gulen links

Over 200 people have been detained in Turkey over links to Fethullah Gulen.

Jonathan Fenton-Harvey

Mohammad Dahlan's shady regional agenda

Comment: In courting the UAE, Dahlan has built a mutually beneficial relationship with Abu Dhabi that advances both their interests, writes Jonathan Fenton-Harvey.

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Turkey issues red notice for exiled Palestinian Dahlan

Former Palestinian strongman Mohammad Dahlan is accused of financing the 2016 coup attempt against Turkish President Recep Tayyip ...

Yousef Alhelou

Is Palestine's national election possible?

Palestinian political factions on all sides welcomed Abbas's call for the overdue elections but ensuring they go ahead is another matter, writes ...

The New Arab

Iraq arrests 'Emirati infiltrators cell' amid mass protests

A group linked to the UAE security chief and ex-Palestinian strongman Dahlan is reportedly under arrest in Iraq after infiltrating ...

Journalists protest Palestinian Authority's latest media crackdown

The New Arab & agencies

Journalists protest Palestinian Authority's latest media crackdown

Journalists are protesting the Palestinian Authority's decision to close 59 websites and social media pages in a new attempt to stifle critics.

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Palestinian Authority blocks dozens of websites in media crackdown

All of the blocked sites are critical of the Palestinian Authority, with most affiliated to Hamas and former Fatah official Mohammed ...

Egypt approves autopsy for 'tortured' Palestinian detainee

The New Arab

Egypt approves autopsy for 'tortured' Palestinian detainee

Egyptian prosecutors approved a request for an autopsy for a Palestinian former intelligence agent who was reportedly tortured by Turkish ...

Gaza protesters call on Palestinian leader to quit power

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Gaza protesters call on Palestinian leader to quit power

Thousands of protesters in the Gaza Strip on Sunday called on Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas to resign.

Gaza protesters: Palestine and Venezuela in 'one trench'

Pam Bailey and Mahmoud Alnaouq

Gaza protesters: Palestine and Venezuela in 'one trench'

Comment: Venezuelans and Palestinians share a common struggle in their resistance to US imperialism, write Pam Bailey and Mahmoud Alnaouq.

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