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Dubai security official Dhahi Khalfan has courted controversy again after telling Doha a Saudi-UAE blockade on Qatar will end if it gives up plans to host the 2022 World Cup.

Reports have been emerging of a split between Riyadh-based President Hadi and UAE's Prince Mohammed bin Zayed since February, and now the UAE wants him gone.

UAE-Saudi differences risk boosting separatists in Yemen

Khalid Al-Karimi

UAE-Saudi differences risk boosting separatists in Yemen

Comment: If the Saudi-led coalition is going to help maintain the unity of Yemen, it is vital that it irons out internal differences, writes Khalid Al-Karimi.

Arab autocrats and Trump: Cut from the same cloth

Yousef Khalil

Arab autocrats and Trump: Cut from the same cloth

Comment: Of course some Gulf monarchies support Trump's ban, they stand side-by-side with him against the aspirations of the Arab Spring, writes ...

Arab leaders scramble to appease Donald Trump

The New Arab

Arab leaders scramble to appease Donald Trump

As the world looks in horror at Donald Trump's policies, the US president finds friends in the most unlikely places.

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UAE foreign minister says Trump Muslim ban not Islamophobic

The United Arab Emirates' top diplomat has defended US President Donald Trump's travel ban citizens from seven Muslim-majority countries, arguing that it is not anti-Islamic.

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Did this UAE minister really just defend Trump's ban?

Foreign Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed al-Nahyan backs US President Donald Trump's travel ban citizens from seven Muslim-majority countries, ...

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Dubai security chief Dhahi Khalfan backs Trump's Muslim ban

Dubai's head of general security Dhahi Khalfan Tamim has sparked outrage in the Arab world, backing Donald Trump's ...

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Emirati officials on trial for links to Hizballah

Emirati and foreigners went on trial in the UAE for allegedly collaborating with Lebanese militant groups Hizballah, while a controversial ...

Why is Israel blamed for everything?

Al-Araby al-Jadeed staff

Why is Israel blamed for everything?

Blog: UAE security chief Dhahi Khalfan Tamim has accused Israel of blowing up a Russian airliner over the Sinai. Why ...

Alain Gresh

Dubai's controversial police chief speaks out - again

Analysis: Dubai's police chief, Dhahi Khalfan al-Tamim, is known for speaking his mind, which has made him a renegade ...

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