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Following recently released footage, the UN is to question the UAE about the fate of Princess Latifa.

The 21-year-old, who once only drove go-karts, said racing at Daytona is an "unreal" dream come true.

Dubai 'surges' health care capacity as virus cases spike

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Dubai 'surges' health care capacity as virus cases spike

Dubai increased its healthcare capacity as coronavirus cases rose.

Four arrested as Israeli police, ultra-Orthodox Jews clash

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Four arrested as Israeli police, ultra-Orthodox Jews clash

Four people have been arrested as Israeli police and ultra-Orthodox Jews protesting coronavirus restrictions clashed in Jerusalem.

Sports in Middle East 'fastest growing in the world'

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Sports in Middle East 'fastest growing in the world'

New survey by consulting company listed the trends and possibilities for the sports market in the Middle East.

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Dubai shuts bars after coronavirus surge in influencer-packed hotspot

Images of sports and media celebrities at Dubai's multitude of beach club and cocktail bars flooded social media over Christmas and New Year.

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Israelis secretly participate in 2021 Dakar Rally

Despite travel restrictions, a team of Israelis have entered Saudi Arabia to compete in the 2021 Dakar Rally.

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Israelis 'secretly' participate in 2021 Dakar Rally

Despite travel restrictions, a team of Israelis have entered Saudi Arabia to compete in the 2021 Dakar Rally.

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WHO rules out Covid herd immunity this year

Scientists at the World Health Organization warned that mass vaccinations would not bring about herd immunity to the coronavirus this year, even ...

UK vows to offer Covid-19 vaccine to all adults

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UK vows to offer Covid-19 vaccine to all adults

The UK's Health Secretary Matt Hancock on Sunday vowed to offer the Covid-19 vaccine to all adults in the country by autumn.

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Trump blocks Coronavirus pandemic relief package

Donald Trump has caused chaos in US parliament after refusing a $900 billion pandemic relief.

Saudi Arabia approves Pfizer-BioNTech coronavirus vaccine

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Saudi Arabia approves Pfizer-BioNTech coronavirus vaccine

Saudi Arabia has approved the use of Pfizer's covid-19 vaccine.

Hamilton addresses F1's 'massive problem' with human rights

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Hamilton addresses F1's 'massive problem' with human rights

Bahrain is accused of exploiting F1 to "sportswash" its human rights abuses.

Saudi Arabia and Russia race to supply China's oil

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Saudi Arabia and Russia race to supply China's oil

Saudi Arabia and Russia have both been hit hard by the downturn in oil demand.

Close the door on your way out, Mr Trump

Sam Hamad

Close the door on your way out, Mr Trump

Comment: Trump's electoral defeat is just a single blow against the authoritarianism that he represents. Biden's work to defend democracy begins ...

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China says latest coronavirus outbreak in Xinjiang appears 'contained'

Chinese officials say that new developments appears to show coronavirus infections have been curbed in Xinjiang province.

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Israel says to trial Covid-19 vaccine from next month

Israel will begin its first clinical trials of a novel coronavirus vaccine next month, authorities said, as the country grapples with a second ...

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WHO chief warns against 'vaccine nationalism'

The head of the World Health Organization (WHO) called for global solidarity in the rollout of any future coronavirus vaccine, as the number of ...

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UAE suspended from global equestrian competitions over fraud

The International Equestrian Federation banned the UAE from taking part in all equestrian competitions till the new year after an investigation ...

US seeks breakthrough on Sudan before election

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US seeks breakthrough on Sudan before election

The US is looking to make a timely diplomatic breakthrough with Sudan, as the Arab state seeks to be removed from America's blacklist of state ...

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Greece races to shelter migrants after Lesbos camp fire

Fires on the Greek island destroyed a camp hosting more than 10,000 asylum seekers, but locals oppose the construction of new tents or camps for ...

EU urges Turkey to halt gas hunt in Mediterranean

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EU urges Turkey to halt gas hunt in Mediterranean

The European Union urged Turkey to "immediately" stop exploring for gas in a disputed area of the eastern Mediterranean, as tensions rise with ...

UAE launches the Arab world's first Mars mission

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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.

Iraqi 'experts' panned after making extraordinary coronavirus vaccine claims

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Iraqi 'experts' panned after making extraordinary coronavirus vaccine claims

Two advisors to the Iraqi government have been mocked after appearing on a television show to claim that a coronavirus vaccine will be freely ...

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