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Visitors will be allowed in through the Jordanian-Palestinian gates, according to reports.

The visa exemption agreement, reportedly already ratified by the UAE, will now go into effect after being approved by Israeli officials.

Saudi king, Turkish president to 'resolve differences' through dialogue

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Saudi king, Turkish president to 'resolve differences' through dialogue

A phone call between Saudi King Salman and Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan mulled ways to resolve differences between the two countries.

Saudi King calls Erdogan over G20 plans

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Saudi King calls Erdogan over G20 plans

King Salman called Erdogan in order to discuss the upcoming G20 Summit, which will be hosted remotely for the first time due to covid-19 ...

Netanyahu 'concerned Israelis will misbehave in UAE': report

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Netanyahu 'concerned Israelis will misbehave in UAE': report

The Israeli leader has reportedly backed the publication of a 'code of conduct' for Israeli visitors to the Gulf state.

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UAE's Etihad to fly to Tel Aviv next year

The Abu Dhabi-based airline "will launch daily scheduled year-round flights to Tel Aviv", it said in a statement.

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2,500-year-old coffins discovered in Egypt's Saqqara

At least 100 coffins, some of which hosting mummies, were discovered in Egypt's Saqqara region, authorities confirmed.

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Obituary: Prince Khalifa bin Salman, Bahrain's long-serving prime minister

Holding office until his death at 84, Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al-Khalifa was one of the world's longest-serving prime ministers.

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Turkey imposes new coronavirus restrictions on elderly in Ankara

Residents over the age of 65 are only allowed to leave their homes between the hours of 10am and 4pm.

Cairo's 'City of the Dead' brought back to life

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Cairo's 'City of the Dead' brought back to life

Since 2014, a series of projects financed by the European Union has changed the face of a small section of the sprawling necropolis.

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Bahraini Jews mark Kristallnacht

Bahraini Jews marked the 82nd anniversary of Kristallnacht, also known as the Night of Broken Glass, for the first time since the Arab nation ...

First commercial flight with Israeli tourists lands in UAE

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First commercial flight with Israeli tourists lands in UAE

FlyDubai flight No. FZ8194 landed at Dubai International Airport just after 5:40pm bringing Israeli tourists to the skyscraper-studded city ...

Jordan faces virus-era polls in crisis mode

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Jordan faces virus-era polls in crisis mode

On Tuesday, some 4.5 million people eligible to vote will cast their ballots for candidates to fill 130 seats in parliament.

'Very Nice!': Kazakhstan jumps on Borat slogan

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'Very Nice!': Kazakhstan jumps on Borat slogan

Kazakhstan has reclaimed Borat's catchphrase in a bid to attract tourism.

EU condemns Turkish ship mission in east Mediterranean

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EU condemns Turkish ship mission in east Mediterranean

The EU has condemned Turkey’s decision to extend the mission of a gas-exploration ship in disputed Mediterranean waters as ‘deeply regrettable’

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UAE ratifies visa exemption agreement with Israel

The UAE’s state news agency WAM said Abu Dhabi had ratified an agreement to waiver visas for Israeli citizens.

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Drought casts shadow over prime Moroccan farming land

Authorities in Morocco have increasingly resorted to diverting water from dams in the region to residential areas, depriving farms of essential ...

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Amnesty urges F1 against 'sportswashing' Saudi human rights abuses

Amnesty has urged F1 drivers to speak out in solidarity with Saudi human rights defenders.

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Shark attack injures two at Egypt Sharm El-Sheikh resort

The attack took place on Sunday when two tourists - a mother and her son - and their tour guide were snorkelling in Ras Mohammed national park.

Jordan is Saudi Arabia's largest trade partner: ambassador

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Jordan is Saudi Arabia's largest trade partner: ambassador

Saudi ambassador to Amman Nayef bin Bandar Al-Sudairy said trade relations between Riyadh and Amman have been growing in recent years.

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EU takes Tunisia off virus-safe travel list

A rise in Covid-19 cases in Tunisia has prompted the European Union to remove it from its list of countries exempt from its coronavirus travel ...

As oil prices dive, Iraq seek to diversify economy

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As oil prices dive, Iraq seek to diversify economy

Iraqi Kurdistan is diversifying its economy as oil prices dive and the coronavirus pandemic destabilizes the economy.

IMF calls for speedy reforms in virus-hit Arab countries

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IMF calls for speedy reforms in virus-hit Arab countries

The IMF has urged Middle Eastern and North African countries to speed up the pace of economic reform as coronavirus and low oil prices take ...

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.

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