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

Dubai's controversial deputy police chief Dhahi Khalfan sparked an uproar on social media after he praised British colonialism.

Dubai's ex-police chief slammed for pro-Israel tweets

Diana Alghoul

Dubai's ex-police chief slammed for pro-Israel tweets

Dubai's former police chief Dhahi Khalfan angered many Arab Twitter users when he called for referring to israel as a 'friend' and said he will visit Tel Aviv before Doha.

'Aden coup' sparks Twitter war between Saudi and UAE

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'Aden coup' sparks Twitter war between Saudi and UAE

Saudi and Emirati citizens took to Twitter to fight over recent developments in the southern port city of Aden - where UAE-backed separatists ...

'UAE's Trump' <em>Dhahi</em> <em>Khalfan</em> urges Egypt to strike Qatar

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'UAE's Trump' Dhahi Khalfan urges Egypt to strike Qatar

A senior Emirati intelligence chief urged Egypt to strike Doha in response to an explosion in Cairo which he blamed on Qatar.

Paul McLoughlin

UAE's bid for World Cup appears even more distant

The Saudi-UAE blockade of Qatar has seen Doha come out even stronger as the Gulf state prepares for the World Cup.

The New Arab

UAE ex-police chief's crazy new claim: Khashoggi is hiding

Dubai's former police chief has made the outrageous claim that regional rival Qatar has orchestrated the disappearance of Saudi journalist Jamal ...

Anthony Harwood

Saudi fake news will not destroy The Beautiful Game

Comment: If Saudi orchestrated fake news continues to use Qatar's 2022 World Cup as a political football, the game as a whole will suffer, ...

The New Arab

UAE's Club World Cup closes with Real Madrid win

Champions of the world's biggest continental trophies met head-to-head in the UAE this week, with Real Madrid lifting the trophy and Emirati ...

FIFA commends Qatar for transferring Gulf Cup to Kuwait

The New Arab

FIFA commends Qatar for transferring Gulf Cup to Kuwait

FIFA has commended Qatar for agreeing to move the 2017 Gulf Cup to Kuwait following a last-minute decision by football's governing body to lift ...

The New Arab

'Bomb Al Jazeera,' says Dubai's head of security

“The alliance must bomb the machine for terrorism… the channel of IS, al-Qaeda and al-Nusra front, Al Jazeera the terrorists,” Dhahi ...

Hosting of World Cup 'non-negotiable': Qatar responds to UAE

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Hosting of World Cup 'non-negotiable': Qatar responds to UAE

Qatar has strongly criticised Emirati officials for questioning Doha's hosting of the 2022 FIFA World Cup, saying that the tournament "is not up ...

UAE issues new threat to Qatar 2022 World Cup

The New Arab

UAE issues new threat to Qatar 2022 World Cup

Another attack has been launched on Qatar's hosting of the 2022 World Cup, with UAE Foreign Minister Anwar Gargash saying 'Doha should review ...

Dubai security chief tells Qatar to cancel World Cup

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Dubai security chief tells Qatar to cancel World Cup

Dubai security official Dhahi Khalfan has courted controversy again after telling Doha a Saudi-UAE blockade on Qatar will end ...

UAE 'looking to ditch' Yemen's President Hadi for Saleh

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UAE 'looking to ditch' Yemen's President Hadi for Saleh

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 ...

The New Arab

Dubai police chief urges Qatar turnaround in Twitter rampage

Dubai's head of security, Dhahi Khalfan, has lashed out at Qatar on social media accusing Doha of orchestrating a global conspiracy to destroy the Arab world.

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 ...

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 ...

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.

UAE foreign minister says Trump Muslim ban not Islamophobic

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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, ...

The New Arab

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, ...

Trump's Muslim ban is old news in Kuwait

The New Arab

Trump's Muslim ban is old news in Kuwait

Sources have told The New Arab that in 2011, an unofficial ban was put in place affecting citizens of five Muslim countries; Iraq, Iran, ...

Dubai security chief <em>Dhahi</em> <em>Khalfan</em> backs Trump's Muslim ban

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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 Muslim ban ...

Emirati officials on trial for links to Hizballah

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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 ...

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