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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.

AJ+ is a digital news platform, which has been a frequent target of UAE criticism.

Palestinians 'need to help themselves', says UAE deputy minister

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Palestinians 'need to help themselves', says UAE deputy minister

Palestinians have been outraged by the UAE's normalisation deal with Israel.

Internet users 'cancel' Arab League following UAE-Israel deal

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Internet users 'cancel' Arab League following UAE-Israel deal

The Arab League was embroiled in a social media storm following its failure to pass a resolution condemning the normalisation deal between the ...

Arab League ignores Palestinian call for UAE normalisation rebuke

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Arab League ignores Palestinian call for UAE normalisation rebuke

The Arab League accused Iran and Turkey of interfering in the affairs of Arab countries.

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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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Israel opposes sale of F-35 jets to UAE: reports

Israel's minister of intelligence, Eli Cohen said his country would not allow the United Arab Emirates to procure F-35 fighter jets even with ...

Shan. A. Zain

What Pakistan's pivot to China means for India-Gulf ties

India's emergence as a major player in the Middle East at the expense of Pakistan has triggered a realignment of regional power dynamics.

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Palestinians agree on launching 'popular resistance' following UAE-Israel deal

The meeting brought together Mahmoud Abbas, head of the West Bank-based Palestinian Authority, and Islamist Hamas leader Ismail Haniyeh for the ...

Stop normalising apartheid: Lessons from South Africa's liberation struggle

Suraya Dadoo

Stop normalising apartheid: Lessons from South Africa's liberation struggle

Comment: Africa's Frontline States showed what real solidarity looks like, but the Arab world is ignoring the lessons of history, writes Suraya ...

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Netanyahu 'secretly met' MbZ in the UAE in 2018

Abu Dhabi's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Zayed hosted Israel's Benjamin Netanyahu in the United Arab Emirates two years ago, a report revealed.

Iran's Khamenei says UAE-Israel deal 'betrayed' Muslim world

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Iran's Khamenei says UAE-Israel deal 'betrayed' Muslim world

"I hope the Emiratis soon wake up and compensate for what they have done," the Iranian supreme leader said.

UAE-Israel discuss opening embassies during Abu Dhabi 'normalisation' meeting

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UAE-Israel discuss opening embassies during Abu Dhabi 'normalisation' meeting

A meeting between UAE and Israeli officials in Abu Dhabi on Monday saw plans to open up embassies in the two countries discussed.

Kushner visits US air base during Israel-Emirates trip

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Kushner visits US air base during Israel-Emirates trip

Jared Kushner, Senior Advisor to US President Donald Trump visited the Al-Dhafra Air Base during the delegation's visit following the UAE-Israel ...

Pompeo failed to replicate UAE-Israel deal, here's why

Rami G. Khouri

Pompeo failed to replicate UAE-Israel deal, here's why

Comment: Pompeo's failure to garner more UAE-style normalisation agreements suggests that Arab public opinion still counts for something, writes ...

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F-35 hiccup on road to Israel-UAE accord

The tentative alliance between Israel and the UAE could be on the rocks over the sale of possible F-35s to the Emirates.

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Jordanians show support for UAE critics Prince Ali, cartoonist

Jordanians are tweeting in solidarity with Prince Ali and cartoonist Emad Hajjaj, after both figures faced backlash for daring to criticise the ...

Stasa Salacanin

After UAE-Israel deal, which Arab countries could be next?

The agreement has amplified regional divisions but also formalised new fault lines. So who could be next to establish official ties with Israel?

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Jerusalem Mufti quits UAE peace forum over pro-normalisation stance

Sheikh Muhammad Hussein has stepped down from an Emirati peace group in anger over its support for UAE-Israel normalisation.

UAE anti-normalisation movement vows to amplify opposition voice

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UAE anti-normalisation movement vows to amplify opposition voice

A movement founded by six Emirati activists is voicing UAE society's opposition to the deal with Israel to combat authorities' crackdown on ...

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Trump insists UAE will buy F-35s after Israel agreement

Israel, which uses the stealth aircraft to carry out operational attacks against Iranian targets in Syria, regards the sale as a threat to its ...

Trump weighs F-35 sales to UAE over Israeli objections

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Trump weighs F-35 sales to UAE over Israeli objections

President Trump told a news conference the sale was now "under review", given the new dynamic between Israel and the UAE.

How the Israel-UAE alliance formalises new fault lines

Nour Odeh

How the Israel-UAE alliance formalises new fault lines

Analysis: Political fault lines in the region have shifted and a dramatic adjustment is required to save the Palestinian national movement.

Visiting Al-Aqsa 'impermissible' through normalisation, Jerusalem Mufti declares

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Visiting Al-Aqsa 'impermissible' through normalisation, Jerusalem Mufti declares

Those who try to enter al-Aqsa Mosque via the means of normalisation will not be allowed, says the Grand Mufti of Jerusalem.

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