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Netanyahu stated Israel's planned annexation of large parts of the West Bank is still on the table despite statements by the US and UAE to the contrary.

As Tunisia becomes embroiled in a political crisis, questions are being raised about the UAE's role.

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 the future of UAE's alignment with Saudi Arabia.

France 'to probe Abu Dhabi crown prince' over torture

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

France 'to probe Abu Dhabi crown prince' over torture

The French investigating magistrate will notably look at acts allegedly committed in the war in Yemen, sources say.

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 ...

Jonathan Fenton-Harvey

Will the Caesar Act deter UAE normalisation of Assad?

In-depth: The Syrian regime has become increasingly important to the UAE's geopolitical goals.

Jonathan Fenton-Harvey

The UAE is gradually eclipsing Saudi Arabia in Yemen

Comment: The STC's takeover of Socotra indicates that the United Arab Emirates has marginalised Saudi Arabia into a weaker position, at least ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Lebanese-American UAE adviser sentenced over child sex charges

Lebanese-American businessman George Nader, an unofficial liaison between top US and Middle Eastern officials, was sentenced to 10 years in ...

The New Arab Staff

UAE training brutal Syrian regime intelligence agents

UAE de-facto ruler Mohammed bin Zayed made the first publicly known contact with Assad this year since relations were officially cut in 2012.

What normalisation of Assad's regime could mean for Turkey

Paul Iddon

What normalisation of Assad's regime could mean for Turkey

Most of the countries that have restored ties with Damascus are motivated by their strong desire to undermine Turkey's objectives in the wider ...

Jonathan Fenton-Harvey

What UAE seeks to gain from the coronavirus crisis

Comment: Abu Dhabi is seeking to bolster its international credentials, and thicken the smokescreen of international impunity under which its ...

UAE coronavirus aid to Syrians shouldn't mean rehabilitating Assad

Sam Hamad

UAE coronavirus aid to Syrians shouldn't mean rehabilitating Assad

Comment: Don't be fooled, it's not humanitarian help UAE is offering Assad, its normalisation of his tyrannical regime, writes Sam Hamad

UAE ruler supports Syria's Assad over coronavirus outbreak

The New Arab

UAE ruler supports Syria's Assad over coronavirus outbreak

Crown Prince Mohamed bin Zayed, the UAE's de facto ruler, voiced his support towards Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad after both leaders ...

In Sudan, General Hemedti leads the fray

Gerard Prunier

In Sudan, General Hemedti leads the fray

Comment: In reality, it is Hemedti, the brutal and cunning general who organised the harsh crackdown in Khartoum last June, who wields the real ...

Saudi, UAE royals discuss plans for $70 billion refinery

The New Arab & agencies

Saudi, UAE royals discuss plans for $70 billion refinery

A plan to build a multi-billion dollar oil refinery in western India was discussed during a meeting between Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman and ...

Imad K. Harb

Will Somalia share Yemen's fate?

Comment: The UAE will do what is needed to preserve its influence anywhere it has a footprint, despite the cost, writes Imad K. Harb.

Gary Sick

Does might truly make right?

Comment: Despite the civilized terminology of modern international relations, the old rule that 'might makes right' is very much alive in the ...

Giorgio Cafiero and Khalid al-Jaber

Violence in Aden tests Emirati-Saudi alliance

Comment: As long as the Saudis insist on maintaining Yemeni unity while the Emiratis support southern secessionists, there will be tension ...

Emile Nakhleh

Mohammad Bin Salman’s waning influence

Comment: MbS's star is dimming and his influence is waning as his allies in the UAE seem to abandon him and Washington loses patience with his ...

The UAE and Iran's Maritime Talks

Giorgio Cafiero and Khalid al-Jaber

The UAE and Iran's Maritime Talks

Comment: The UAE is seeking dialogue with Iran to better manage the risks of a major conflict erupting in the Arabian Gulf, write Giorgio ...

Joe Lo

UK's 'shady relations' with the UAE are nothing new

According to an archived document, the UK and UAE governments tried to deport the editor of a London-based Arab newspaper for a "scandalous" ...

<em>MBZ</em> aide remains in US jail over child pornography

The New Arab & agencies

MBZ aide remains in US jail over child pornography

A Lebanese-American businessman linked to the UAE's royal family has been ordered to remain in jail while awaiting trial over child a ...

UAE's Mohammed bin Zayed backs Sudan's military rulers

The New Arab

UAE's Mohammed bin Zayed backs Sudan's military rulers

Sudan's military ruler Abdel Fattah al-Burhan met with Abu Dhabi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Zayed on Sunday, who pledged support for 'preserving ...

Turkey arrests Emirati intelligence operatives, probing Khashoggi murder links

The New Arab

Turkey arrests Emirati intelligence operatives, probing Khashoggi murder links

Turkey arrested two UAE-linked spies Monday and is probing a probable link between one of them and the murder of dissident Saudi journalist ...

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