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Newly-released court documents raise renewed questions about financial transparency in the United Arab Emirates.

Iranian-American aviation magnate Farhad Azima has been ordered to make a multi-million dollar payout to the emirate of Ras al-Khaimah.

The Middle East at war with coronavirus

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The Middle East at war with coronavirus

Job cuts in the UAE, a spike in cases in Yemen, and a tragic death in Algeria.

Syrian NGOs demand release of detainees from Turkish prison

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Syrian NGOs demand release of detainees from Turkish prison

41 Syrian NGOs and human rights groups have called on the UN to secure the release of Syrian detainees captured by Turkish-aligned militias ...

Syria regime pounds western Aleppo amid continued ceasefire violations

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Syria regime pounds western Aleppo amid continued ceasefire violations

On Thursday, unidentified aircraft targeted munition belonging to Turkey-backed Syrian rebels positioned in the border city of Ras ...

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Armed men seize and release tanker off Iranian coast

Armed men seized a Hong-Kong flagged tanker near the coast of Iran before releasing it, amid a rise in tensions between the US and Iran

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War-weary Yemenis eye a shaky ceasefire with suspicion

Comment: Five years of conflict have taught Yemenis that ceasefires are usually followed by a fresh surge in fighting on the frontlines, writes ...

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Four children killed in fire in northeastern Syria

Four children have been killed and six adults injured after a fire broke out at a camp for displaced people near the town of Malikiyeh.

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UAE puts Dubai's souk district under coronavirus lockdown

The district has been put under quarantine due to an outbreak of the coronavirus.

Aid-deprived and under-equipped, NE Syria faces virus threat

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Aid-deprived and under-equipped, NE Syria faces virus threat

War-torn northeast Syria is already running low on medical supplies and aid as coronavirus threatens to hit the region.

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Water cuts in northeast Syria intensify coronavirus risk: UNICEF

Syrians are at risk of contracting coronavirus after water after northeastern Syria experienced water cuts.

Hezbollah unveils statue of slain Iranian commander Soleimani

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Hezbollah unveils statue of slain Iranian commander Soleimani

Statue or cardboard cutout? Lebanon's Hezbollah have unveiled a monument dedicated to slain Iranian Quds Force commander Gen. Qasem Soleimani.

Libyan refinery closes amid Haftar's blockade on oil facilities

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Libyan refinery closes amid Haftar's blockade on oil facilities

Libya's National Oil Corporation announced the closure of a refinery as the oil-rich country's production continues to take a hit from the ...

Haftar's blockade on oil facilities cost Libya $1 billion

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Haftar's blockade on oil facilities cost Libya $1 billion

Groups allied to military strongman Khalifa Haftar launched a blockade of eastern Libya's main oil terminals last month, resulting in massive ...

Sudan investigating reports of devious UAE war recruitment

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Sudan investigating reports of devious UAE war recruitment

Sudanese men recruited to work as security guards in the UAE have allegedly been sent to fight in Libya and Yemen.

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Libya oil output down 75 percent due to blockade

Pro-Haftar forces blockaded the main oil terminals in eastern Libya the day before a summit in Berlin on January 19 that called for the resumption of the peace process.

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Haftar's forces seize ship with Turkish crew, spokesman says

Turkey's parliament on Saturday approved a military and security cooperation deal with Libya's UN-recognise government.

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YPG car bomb kills five in Turkish-controlled northern Syria

The car bomb exploded in the town of Tal Halaf, captured by the Turkish military during its offensive against Kurdish militants in October.

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Major road connecting Aleppo to eastern Syria to reopen

The road is a major artery for the transport of oil.

Israel welcomes its participation in Dubai Expo

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Israel welcomes its participation in Dubai Expo

Israeli Foreign Minister Yisrael Katz has said Tel Aviv's participation in the Dubai Expo 'reflects the rise in Israel's status' in the Arab ...

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Turkey will not back NATO Baltic defences

Turkey has strongly opposed NATO's backing for Kurdish militias in Syria.

Turkey north Syria 'safe zone' not safe: HRW

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Turkey north Syria 'safe zone' not safe: HRW

Human Rights Watch slammed Turkey for various rights abuses in the Turkish-controlled "safe zone" in northern Syria.

Deadly car bomb explodes in packed Syria marketplace

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Deadly car bomb explodes in packed Syria marketplace

A suspected YPG car bombing has killed at least 17 people after it struck a marketplace near Ras al-Ain, a former Kurdish ...

Qatar to sharply boost gas production

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Qatar to sharply boost gas production

Qatar said it would sharply boost its liquefied natural gas (LNG) production, already the world's largest, based on a rise in its proven ...

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