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A US-brokered deal to normalise ties with Israel is imminent after an American-Israeli delegation flew to Sudan this week, official said.

Saudi Arabian supermarkets are taking Turkish products off shelves and branding Turkish food ‘Greek’ amid a government-inspired campaign against Turkey.

Kuwaiti patient cuts off Egyptian doctor's tongue

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Kuwaiti patient cuts off Egyptian doctor's tongue

A Kuwaiti patient beat and cut off the tongue of an Egyptian doctor during an ear examination.

Could Biden save the nuclear deal with Iran?

Giorgio Cafiero and Diana Vasconcellos

Could Biden save the nuclear deal with Iran?

Analysis: Joe Biden has vowed that the US could rejoin the Iran nuclear deal if he wins the 2020 election. But time might be running out.

US foreign policy in the 2020 elections

Charles W. Dunne

US foreign policy in the 2020 elections

Comment: Differences in Middle East foreign policy between Trump and Biden show two very different visions of America’s place in the world, ...

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Women golfers urged to skip Saudi tour

A coalition of NGOs have called on organisers and participants to scrap this year's Ladies European Tour golf week in Saudi Arabia.

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Biden could reset US ties with Saudi Arabia: report

Saudi Arabia could be set for a new relationship with the US, if Joe Biden win's next month's election.

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Israel kept secret embassy in Bahrain for a decade

Israeli and Bahraini officials held secretive talks through a front company, new reports reveal.

Stasa Salacanin

What Biden could mean for the Middle East

Analysis: With Joe Biden leading in the polls for US presidential elections, a victory for the Democratic candidate could have major policy ...

Turkey arrests pro-Dahlan Palestinian accused of spying for UAE

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Turkey arrests pro-Dahlan Palestinian accused of spying for UAE

Ahmad al-Astal, a 45-year-old Palestinian from Gaza, was arrested for spying on Dahlan in Turkey.

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Oman considering possible financial assistance from Gulf states

Oman has struggled financially after years of low oil prices.

As US vote looms, <em>Gulf</em> powers count Trump blessings

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As US vote looms, Gulf powers count Trump blessings

Donald Trump's Middle Eastern policy has emboldened many Gulf Arab monarchies.

First Emirati passenger flight lands in Israel

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First Emirati passenger flight lands in Israel

The UAE's Etihad Airways flew its first passenger plane to Israel and back, carrying an Israeli tourism delegation to Abu Dhabi.

IS calls for striking of 'Saudi economic interests'

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IS calls for striking of 'Saudi economic interests'

The Islamic State group called on its militants to strike the economic interests of Saudi Arabia, which it described as an agent of Israel.

Israel and Bahrain formalise diplomatic relations after normalisation deal

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Israel and Bahrain formalise diplomatic relations after normalisation deal

Israel and Bahrain have officially signed a deal establishing diplomatic relations, as well as seven memorandums of understanding in fields ...

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Qatar Airways 'Think Pink' flight raises breast cancer awareness

'Think Pink' flight QR9901 drew a ribbon in the sky over Qatar to mark Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

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Netanyahu to visit Bahrain, UAE next week: report

According to reports, the Israeli Prime Minister is set to make his first official trips to the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain next week.

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Israeli delegation in Bahrain to start diplomatic, commercial relations

Senior Israeli delegates are due to meet with Bahraini and American officials to sign diplomatic and commercial deals with the gulf ...

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'Hello you': Controversial Israeli-UAE duet song a 'YouTube hit'

A catchy Emirati-Israeli duet song has recently become popular, but the comments section shows many are visiting the link to express disapproval.

Iran announces its coronavirus death toll passes 30,000 killed

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Iran announces its coronavirus death toll passes 30,000 killed

Iran has one of the highest rates of covid-19 in the Middle East as the country struggles under the pressure of the pandemic.

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US sailors helped Iran-flagged vessel in distress: coalition

An American destroyer rescued an Iranian flagged vessel in distress, despite both countries being sworn enemies.

Majority of Arabs reject normalisation with Israel: Poll

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Majority of Arabs reject normalisation with Israel: Poll

According to a poll that ran between last November and July, an average of 88 percent of Arab citizens reject normalising with Israel.

European powers condemn Israel settlement approvals

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European powers condemn Israel settlement approvals

European powers called Israel's decision to approve thousands more settlements in occupied Palestinian territory a 'counterproductive' move.

Hundreds of Pakistanis and Indians stranded at Dubai Airport

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Hundreds of Pakistanis and Indians stranded at Dubai Airport

Hundreds of Pakistanis and Indians have been stranded at Dubai Airport since Tuesday after failing to meet stringent UAE visa requirements.

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