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A Libyan army spokesperson has accused Egypt of sending two planes loaded with ammunition to rogue General Khalifa Haftar, under the guise of medical aid.

A UAE based space exploration company has announced that it will send an unmanned rover to the moon next year.

Iran Natanz bomb 'may have been planted years ago'

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Iran Natanz bomb 'may have been planted years ago'

Former Israeli PM Ehud Olmert said the foundations of Sunday's Natanz uranium enrichment facility attack in Iran would have probably been set a long time ago.

Biden confirms $23 billion arms sales to <em>UAE</em>

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Biden confirms $23 billion arms sales to UAE

Joe Biden’s administration confirmed that it will follow through on a $23 billion weapons sales to the UAE.

Iran vows to enrich uranium to 60%

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Iran vows to enrich uranium to 60%

The announcement has been confirmed by the UN's nuclear watchdog and comes after an explosion knocked out power at Iran's main nuclear facility.

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Israeli-owned ship attacked off UAE coast: media

An Israeli TV channel has quoted security sources as saying the vessel was attacked near the Emirati port of Fujairah, with Iran suspected of carrying out the attack.

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American faces Dubai imprisonment over 'marijuana smoked in US'

Peter Clarke, 51, was arrested in February after being rushed to hospital while suffering from pancreatitis.

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Netanyahu finally permits sending more water to Jordan: reports

Amman's request for additional River Jordan water went unfulfilled for weeks.

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Turkish banks appeals to US to drop laundering charges

Embattled Halkbank has appealed to a US court to dismiss charges related to the laundering of Iranian oil proceeds, claiming the bank is immune ...

Sudan to receive $400 million in Saudi, <em>UAE</em> aid

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Sudan to receive $400 million in Saudi, UAE aid

Sudan is getting $400 million to help with its agricultural production from Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates.

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Mideast 'early inoculators' to recover by 2022: IMF

The International Monetary Fund raised its 2021 MENA growth forecast because of early inoculation of the vaccine, while saying inequalities are ...

Arab leaders pay tribute to Prince Philip

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Arab leaders pay tribute to Prince Philip

Leaders from across the Arab World offered their condolences to the Queen of the United Kingdom following the death of her husband Prince Philip ...

<em>UAE</em> names 2 new astronauts, including woman

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UAE names 2 new astronauts, including woman

Dubai's ruler Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum identified Noura al-Matroushi as the UAE's first female astronaut, with her male counterpart ...

UN 'very concerned' for life of Dubai's Sheikha Latifa

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UN 'very concerned' for life of Dubai's Sheikha Latifa

His 35-year-old daughter has not been seen in public since a foiled attempt to escape from the emirate in March 2018.

Jordan denies former royal court chief left country

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Jordan denies former royal court chief left country

Jordanian state news agency Petra confirmed Bassem Awadallah remains in custody, dismissing rumours that the former head of the royal court had ...

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Emirati aid, Iranian oil arrive in crisis-hit Syria

A plane carrying UAE aid and an Iranian oil tanker have arrived in Syria after the US said that its Caesar Act sanctions on the regime excluded humanitarian supplies.

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UAE candidate cannot become Interpol president, says UK report

A new report urges the international community to prevent the appointment of a UAE General to Interpol president.

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The future of learning Arabic in MENA post-pandemic

Sarah Markiewicz unravels the beloved diversity of learning Arabic, its regional varieties, and how recent events in the region have thrust ...

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UAE's Etihad airlines launches direct flights to Israel

The Abu Dhabi-based airline is the latest to provide direct flights between the two countries, which normalised ties last year.

Of Necessity and Wanting: A kaleidoscopic portrayal of Karachi

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Of Necessity and Wanting: A kaleidoscopic portrayal of Karachi

Book Club: Sascha Akhtar's novel is a collection of interconnected short stories about three different women set in Pakistan's cosmopolitan hub ...

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UAE's Mohammed bin Zayed backs new Libyan government

Mohammed bin Zayed received Libya's interim PM on Wednesday, with official media reporting that he backs the new unity government.

Jordanian deputy PM says coup ‘contained’ as discontent grows

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Jordanian deputy PM says coup ‘contained’ as discontent grows

Jordan's deputy PM says that Saturday's attempted coup is 'contained' but discontent is growing over censorship and allegations against Prince ...

Israeli spies impersonate Fox News to target <em>UAE</em> litigants

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Israeli spies impersonate Fox News to target UAE litigants

Two men engaged in lawsuits against Emirati authorities were reportedly targeted by Israeli spies eager to learn more.

US-Iraqi strategic dialogue begins amid pro-Iran militia threats

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US-Iraqi strategic dialogue begins amid pro-Iran militia threats

Pro-Iran Iraqi militias issued a statement threatening to resume attacks on US troops.

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