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Comment: Under Sheikh Sabah, Kuwait cemented its position as an mediating power in the region. His successor is likely to continue that legacy, writes Courtney Freer.

Analysis: As war returns to Nagorno-Karabakh, there are fears that Armenian-Azeri fighting could draw in regional powers.

US, Iran officials visit Kuwait after death of emir

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US, Iran officials visit Kuwait after death of emir

Sheikh Nawaf succeeded his half-brother, Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmad Al-Sabah, a giant of Gulf diplomacy who died at the age of 91.

UAE announces first-ever Arab trip to the moon

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UAE announces first-ever Arab trip to the moon

Even though the UAE is a newcomer to the world of space exploration, it is has already sent a probe to Mars.

Ireland's growing influence in the Middle East

Austin Bodetti

Ireland's growing influence in the Middle East

Unburdened by the colonial legacies dogging other countries in Western Europe, Ireland has received a warm reception in the Arab world.

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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 reported.

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Dubai government pumped $2 billion into Emirates airline: report

The Dubai government has helped keep its star airline afloat during difficult economic times.

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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 ...

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Alcohol rules again loosen as Dubai seeks economic recovery

Alcohol sales have long served as a major barometer of the economy of Dubai, a top travel destination in the UAE.

Emergency aid heads to Lebanon as world offers support

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Emergency aid heads to Lebanon as world offers support

Multiple countries rallied around crisis-stricken Lebanon, showing support and dispatching emergency aid after the explosion that devastated ...

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France offers Lebanon 'assistance' after Beirut blasts

French President Emmanuel Macron said French aid and resources were being sent to Lebanon.

World offers support, condolences to Lebanon after devastating blasts

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World offers support, condolences to Lebanon after devastating blasts

Lebanon's Prime Minister Hassan Diab called on "friendly countries" to support the country already reeling from its worst economic crisis in ...

UAE establishes first nuclear plant in the Arab world

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UAE establishes first nuclear plant in the Arab world

The UAE announced the successful running of its Barakah Nuclear Energy Plant, calling it a 'historic milestone' for the Arab world

Tributes pour in for Egypt's 'doctor of the poor'

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Tributes pour in for Egypt's 'doctor of the poor'

Social media was flooded with tributes to Mohammed Mashally, an Egyptian doctor who dedicated his career to providing free medical care for ...

Mohammed bin Zayed's preferences regarding UAE foreign policy

Kristian Coates Ulrichsen

Mohammed bin Zayed's preferences regarding UAE foreign policy

Comment: Kristian Coates Ulrichsen takes a deep dive into what's driving bin Zayed's aggressive foreign policy agenda, the risks involved, and ...

Narjas Zatat

Arab world react to Drake's new Arabic rap lyrics

Drake delved into London's music scene once more with a new freestyle track that saw his Arab fans quickly take notice.

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UAE launches the Arab world's first Mars mission

The United Arab Emirates has finally launched its first Mars mission, following delays due to bad weather.

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Jordan's Princess Raiyah bint Al-Hussein marries Roald Dahl's grandson

The Half-sister of embattled Princess Raiyah bint Al-Hussein marries British journalist Ned Donovan.

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UAE in major government shake-up as coronavirus hits economy

The UAE has embarked on a sweeping government reshuffle.

How Abu Dhabi is helping out Damascus

Khaled Sid Mohand

How Abu Dhabi is helping out Damascus

Comment: Khaled Sid Mohand of The Justice and Liberties for All Committee discusses normalisation, and the UAE's monetary, military and security ...

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Another UAE princess attempted to escape royal family: report

A princess from the UAE's extended royal family is the latest to attempt to flee the kingdom, according to a 60 Minutes Australia report.

Dubai allows alcohol home delivery after bar shutdowns

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Dubai allows alcohol home delivery after bar shutdowns

After Dubai's coronavirus outbreak shut down bars, restaurants and hotels, the city-state has allowed its two major alcohol distributors to ...

Emirates to resume limited passenger flights

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Emirates to resume limited passenger flights

"Emirates has received approval from UAE authorities to restart flying a limited number of passenger flights," the airline's chairman announced ...

Dubai throws Emirates Air cash lifeline as travel grounded

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Dubai throws Emirates Air cash lifeline as travel grounded

Dubai's government has announced a cash lifeline for Emirates airlines as the carrier struggles with new restrictions due to the novel ...

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