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Military hardware developed by Terma, a Danish aerospace and defence manufacturer, found its way into Emirati warships, even after Denmark banned arms sales to the Saudi-led coalition.

Saleh Abdullah Kamel, founder of the banking and real estate conglomerate Dallah Albaraka Group, died in a hospital at age 79.

Turkey, US sanctions and the looming S-400 showdown

Owais Zaheer

Turkey, US sanctions and the looming S-400 showdown

Tensions over Turkey's S-400 missile system have subsided amid the coronavirus pandemic, but the US Congress remains poised to act.

Saudi accused of stifling women's rights in G20 talks

James Reinl

Saudi accused of stifling women's rights in G20 talks

Saudi organisers are accused of stifling debate about women's rights and turning the G20 event into a public relations sham.

Indian fire kills 3, including 16-year-old girl, in Kashmir

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Indian fire kills 3, including 16-year-old girl, in Kashmir

A Pakistani district administration official said Indian artillery fire hit Pakistani posts and two villages as residents were breaking their ...

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Palestine activists beat UK government in BDS pensions policy

The British government suffered a legal blow on Wednesday after the Supreme Court ruled in favour of a pro-Palestine organisation.

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Rights activists urge Newcastle United to reject Saudi deal

Reports emerged earlier this week that the potential Saudi takeover of the Newcastle football club was edging closer, after legal documents were ...

Sana Uqba

Yemen in Focus: Escalating violence undermines ceasefire efforts

This week we focus on violations of a ceasefire in Yemen, defections on Socotra island, and more.

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BAE sold $19 billion in arms to Saudi Arabia

The UK's BAE Systems sold £15 billion worth of arms and services to Saudi Arabia over five years, despite widespread condemnation of ...

Canada looks to reinstate Saudi <em>arms</em> sales agreement

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Canada looks to reinstate Saudi arms sales agreement

Canada has renegotiated a $14bn arms deal with Saudi Arabia after patching over recent tensions, marking a u-turn for liberal PM ...

Malia Bouattia

UK's coronavirus response forces most vulnerable to shoulder burden

Comment: UK communities of colour are propping up the stay-at-home privileged class, and putting themselves at risk in the process, writes Malia ...

Iranian airline's return flights to China fuelled coronavirus outbreak

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Iranian airline's return flights to China fuelled coronavirus outbreak

As Iran formally suspended flights to the virus' one-time global epicentre, Mahan Air flights between China and Iran continued unabated, reports ...

Bootleg 'antiviral alcohol' now killing hundreds in Iran

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Bootleg 'antiviral alcohol' now killing hundreds in Iran

Iranian media reports nearly 300 people have been killed and more than 1,000 sickened so far by ingesting methanol across the Islamic Republic.

Yemen in Focus: 'Catastrophic abuses' five years into war

Sana Uqba

Yemen in Focus: 'Catastrophic abuses' five years into war

This week we focus on Yemen's current humanitarian crisis as the country marks the fifth anniversary of the controversial Saudi-led intervention.

Germany extends Saudi <em>arms</em> ban over Yemen war role

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Germany extends Saudi arms ban over Yemen war role

As Yemen's brutal conflict approaches its fifth year, Berlin on Monday extended an arms export ban to Saudi Arabia, which is leading a ...

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Arab Americans rally behind Bernie Sanders in Michigan

Michigan’s Arab American community laid on a traditional dabke dance for Bernie Sanders at his rally in Dearborn ahead of the primary vote on 10 March.

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UK arms fair to host Israeli spyware company

NSO returned to the spotlight last month after it was accused of supplying the software that enabled Saudi Arabia to allegedly hack Amazon chief ...

Mel Plant

Sudan's rapprochement with Israel exposes weakness of democratic transition

A secretive meeting between Israel's Netanyahu and Sudan's Burhan has put the nature of the country's transitional government under the ...

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Lebanon questions Turkey on Libya-bound ship's weapons cargo

Lebanon asked Turkey for details about a Lebanese flag's presence on a cargo ship that carried armoured vehicles to Libya while escorted by a ...

Japan destroyer heads to Middle East amid lingering tension

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Japan destroyer heads to Middle East amid lingering tension

Japan earlier decided to opt out of the US-led operation to protect shipping routes in the region but sent a destroyer to ensure the safety of ...

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Vessel catches fire in tense waters, off UAE coast

The blaze comes amid heightened tensions between Iran and the US, which last year saw a series of attacks on tankers and oil installations in ...

Erdogan: Libya crisis cannot be solved by 'military means'

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Erdogan: Libya crisis cannot be solved by 'military means'

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said the Libyan crisis could not be solved by "military means", after talks Sunday with his Algerian ...

Israel strikes Gaza in response to incendiary balloons

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Israel strikes Gaza in response to incendiary balloons

Israel carried out air raids on Hamas targets in the Gaza Strip late on Saturday, striking a number of sites including an arms factory.

Is Iran's nuclear deal still viable?

Sabena Siddiqui

Is Iran's nuclear deal still viable?

Following the killing of Qasem Soleimani, Iran feels it is not bound by the JCPOA and announced it will go ahead with uranium enrichment this ...

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