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The protests against Bahrains' normalisation of relations with Israel are a rare display of dissent in the small oil-rich kingdom.

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

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

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 might help explain why, writes Eva Thiebaud.

Israel and <em>Dubai</em> diamond exchanges sign trade agreement

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Israel and Dubai diamond exchanges sign trade agreement

The Israeli diamond exchange, a world leader in the lucrative trade, will set up an office in Dubai.

Emirates airline to produce kosher meals as Israel beckons

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Emirates airline to produce kosher meals as Israel beckons

The Middle East's biggest airline will set up a 'dedicated' facility to produce kosher meals for Jewish travellers.

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UAE, Israeli firm to bid for Haifa port privatisation

DP World and a large Israeli firm are bidding to privatise Israel's largest shipping hub.

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BDS calls to boycott Nas Daily citing 'normalisation agenda'

Arab influencers and content creators should boycott the Next Nas Daily training program offered by the famous Arab-Israeli vlogger, BDS said in ...

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UAE, Israel sign first banking deal

An Israeli business and banking delegation arrived in Dubai last Tuesday on the first such visit since the announcement of a ...

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Ex-wife of Dubai royal live streams father's 'abduction'

The father of a woman married to a UAE royal was abducted during a livestream online, the London-based Detained in Dubai organisation ...

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

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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.

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UAE sounds warning after coronavirus cases jump five-fold

Authorities have blamed the spike in cases on the public's failure to abide by restrictive measures such as social distancing and compulsory ...

Abu Dhabi instructs all hotels to offer kosher meals

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Abu Dhabi instructs all hotels to offer kosher meals

The Abu Dhabi Department of Culture and Tourism has 'advised' hotels on Tuesday to offer kosher food.

Tony Blair 'played key role in UAE-Israel normalisation'

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Tony Blair 'played key role in UAE-Israel normalisation'

The former UK prime minister was instrumental in paving the way for UAE-Israel normalisation, according to media reports.

Friends or foes: Are India-Turkey ties improving?

Sabena Siddiqui

Friends or foes: Are India-Turkey ties improving?

India's economic diplomacy with Turkey could yield positive results, but Kashmir remains a source of friction.

Saudi Arabia 'agreed to open airspace to Israeli flights'

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Saudi Arabia 'agreed to open airspace to Israeli flights'

Senior Trump adviser Jared Kushner added that Bahrain also agreed to a similar move after Saudi Arabia

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Israel’s biggest bank expects deals with UAE soon

Dov Kotler, the head of Israel’s Bank Hapoalim, says that he expects to make new deals with the UAE’s largest banks soon.

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'Hiss-teria': Dubai to fine cat lovers for feeding strays

Residents of a luxury Dubai community are being warned against feeding stray cats, or they will face fines.

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CEO of largest Israel bank heading delegation to UAE

The head of Israel's largest bank led a delegation to the UAE to focus on economic ties between the two countries.

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Israeli company to shoot underwear campaign in UAE desert

Israeli clothing brand Fix said the desert shoot, which will involve an Israeli and an Emirati model, was a 'dream come true'

Saudi Arabia committed to 'fair solution' for Palestinians

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Saudi Arabia committed to 'fair solution' for Palestinians

The comments follow the UAE's controversial normalisation deal with Israel.

Israel's El Al announces cargo flight to <em>Dubai</em>

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Israel's El Al announces cargo flight to Dubai

The flight will carry 'agricultural and high-tech equipment' from Israel to the UAE.

Netanyahu: direct Israel-UAE flights will continue

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Netanyahu: direct Israel-UAE flights will continue

Israeli planes "will be able to fly directly from Israel to Abu Dhabi and Dubai, and back," Netanyahu said, after Saudi announced it ...

In a first, UAE restaurant officially certified kosher

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In a first, UAE restaurant officially certified kosher

The Dubai-based caterer was granted a kosher certificate from the US-based Orthodox Union especially for a banquet following the first ...

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