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Comment: Long before the 'Abraham Accords', Abu Dhabi was investing in the US and developing an intensive lobbying strategy in Washington. Eva Thiebaud discusses a new report by Colin Powers.

Qatar's emir relieved Finance Minister Ali Shareef al-Emadi of his duties on Thursday after an arrest warrant was issued over corruption allegations.

Putin backs Russia waiving patents on its Covid jabs

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Putin backs Russia waiving patents on its Covid jabs

Following a move by the US, President Putin has backed the waiving of patents for Covid-19 patents.

Qatar orders arrest of <em>finance</em> minister in corruption probe

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Qatar orders arrest of finance minister in corruption probe

Ali Sharif al-Emadi is accused of abuse of power and misuse of public funds.

Afghan journalist shot dead after Taliban warning

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Afghan journalist shot dead after Taliban warning

An Afghan journalist has been shot dead by gunman after the Taliban accused him of “biased reporting”.

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Sudan secures loan to clear African Development Bank debt

Sudan announced that it has secured a loan from the UK, Sweden, and Ireland to clear long-standing debts to the African Development Bank.

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US, UK reject reports of prisoner deal with Iran

In a meeting ahead of the 47th G7 summit, Washington and London's top diplomats denied prospects of a breakthrough in a prisoner swap deal with ...

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Saudi Arabia could benefit from slow fiscal adjustment: IMF

Saudi Arabia tripled VAT to 15 percent in July 2020 to help its economy recover.

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Hopes for Iran nuclear breakthrough 'within weeks'

Representatives of the parties still in the Iran agreement noted "indisputable progress" in talks to revive the historic accord after adjourning ...

Germany charges man with fundraising for Islamic State group

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Germany charges man with fundraising for Islamic State group

The man allegedly transferred money to the Islamic State group, prosecutors said.

Moin Kikhia

All is not well in Libya - what next?

Comment: Libya desperately needs a bottom-up approach that puts communities first, not intervention from an out of touch intelligentsia, writes ...

Jordanian government's legitimacy on trial in Prince Hamzah case

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Jordanian government's legitimacy on trial in Prince Hamzah case

Analysis: The trial of the remaining suspects in the Prince Hamzah affair is crucial to proving the Jordanian government's version of events, ...

Turkish lira near record low, following US relations crisis

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Turkish lira near record low, following US relations crisis

The Turkish lira is suffering from Turkey's cold relationship with the US.

Saudi Arabia could save $200 billion with green energy

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Saudi Arabia could save $200 billion with green energy

Saudi Arabia needs funding to invest in all the plans leading up to the completion of Saudi Vision 2030.

Libya reconstruction fund needs $50 billion: officials

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Libya reconstruction fund needs $50 billion: officials

A three-year reconstruction plan will target key cities in Libya including Benghazi and Tripoli.

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US gives Iran 'examples' of sanctions it could lift

The United States has revealed a set of possible sanctions it could lift if Iran under a return to a nuclear accord.

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Erdogan wades into row over Turkish bank reserves

Erdogan has spoken publicly for the first time about the losses incurred by the central bank.

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Libya becomes regional centre for bitcoin mining operation

Libya has been noted as the most prolific miner of bitcoins in the Arab world, thought to be due to cheap electricity.

Hanna Flint

Film Review: The Man Who Sold His Skin

Film Review: Kaothuer Ben Hania's Oscar-nominated production follows a Syrian man whose desperation towards citizenship leads him along an ...

Kuwait pledges scholarship for 100 Rohingya girls

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Kuwait pledges scholarship for 100 Rohingya girls

Kuwait will finance four-year university scholarships for a hundred girls from the Rohingya refugee community in Bangladesh,

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Saudi anti-corruption agency launches new crackdown on ministry officials

New cases mentioned by Nazaha involve staff employed by the several government ministries and regional directorates.

Second Italian frigate arrives in Egypt

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Second Italian frigate arrives in Egypt

A second military frigate has sailed from Italy and arrived in the port of Alexandria, as part of a $1.1 billion arms deal.

MbS' $59 million superyacht 'spotted off Cornish coast'

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MbS' $59 million superyacht 'spotted off Cornish coast'

Mohammed bin Salman's yacht arrived off the Cornish coast amid a scandal involving former PM David Cameron.

UK PM denies helping Saudi prince over Newcastle bid

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UK PM denies helping Saudi prince over Newcastle bid

Boris Johnson admitted to instructing a senior aide to look in to the bid but said he did not intervene.

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