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Mousa Abu Marzouk said that Gazans 'should not stand by and watch as our natural resources go away' after the Palestinian Authority and Egypt signed a deal on Sunday.

Syria has authorised the use of Russia's Sputnik V coronavirus vaccine.

Saudi Arabia opens military recruitment to women

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Saudi Arabia opens military recruitment to women

The move comes as rights groups continue to urge Riyadh to release all imprisoned women's rights activists.

Sudan floats currency, part of measures to overhaul economy

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Sudan floats currency, part of measures to overhaul economy

The move was a key demand by the International Monetary Fund.

Dubai, Riyadh head for corporate showdown

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Dubai, Riyadh head for corporate showdown

Saudi Arabia and Dubai are competing to attract international businesses and boost national economies.

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UAE aviation agency clears Boeing 737 Max

The UAE’s General Civil Aviation Authority has cleared the crash-prone Boeing 737 Max for operations.

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US vows to help Iraq promote stability

The US is determined to prevent a resurgence of the Islamic State and create a stable atmosphere in Iraq.

Paul Iddon

How should Turkey's military presence in Syria be assessed?

Analysis: Has Ankara's role in northern Syria made any positive impact, or will it ultimately be counterproductive?

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Saudi Arabia pushes companies to move headquarters to kingdom

Saudi Arabia will stop doing business with foreign companies with regional headquarters outside the kingdom starting in 2024, state media said.

Fresh Tunisia protests break out in impoverished south

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Fresh Tunisia protests break out in impoverished south

Youths blocked roads in Tunisia's marginalised Tataouine region to protest the government's inability to provide work and investment.

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Nigeria creates $2.6 billion infrastructure company

Nigeria’s president has announced the creation of a multi-billion dollar company to finance infrastructure projects.

UAE sheikh's <em>investment</em> in Israeli soccer club on hold

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UAE sheikh's investment in Israeli soccer club on hold

Sheikh Al-Nahyan has put on hold, his investment in the notorious Beitar Jerusalem soccer club, after it was announced that an audit of ...

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.

Involving regional states in Iran talks will spell failure

Shireen T. Hunter

Involving regional states in Iran talks will spell failure

Comment: It would be a mistake to allow long-standing and difficult issues of regional rivalries to interfere in future negotiations with Iran, ...

New Libya PM promises a peaceful political transition

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New Libya PM promises a peaceful political transition

Newly selected Prime Minister Abdul Hamid Dbeibah addressed the Libyan nation on Saturday, giving the first steps of the transition towards ...

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Libya embarks on new transition phase

In a potential 'turning point' move, Libya has stepped into a new phase following the selection of a new unity government.

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Netanyahu promises ministry to first-ever Muslim on Likud list

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced his intention to appoint the first-ever Muslim candidate on the Likud Party list if he were ...

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Turkey hails announcement of transitional leadership in Libya

Turkey welcomed the announcement of a new prime minister heading Libya's transitional government.

Annelle Sheline

Biden to end US support for war in Yemen

Comment: Biden must go beyond ending US support, and require the Saudis and Emiratis to fully withdraw from Yemen, writes Annelle Sheline.

Surprise as Dbeibah elected Libyan transitional PM

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Surprise as Dbeibah elected Libyan transitional PM

Libyan delegates at UN-facilitated talks outside Geneva made the surprise choice of Abdul Hamid Dbeibah as the transitional unity prime minister ...

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Israel's Arab Joint List splits ahead of March vote

Israel's Joint List confirmed its partial split as it submitted candidates for next month's election.

The Iraq Report: Feared IS leader killed in raid

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The Iraq Report: Feared IS leader killed in raid

The Islamic State's most powerful operative in Iraq has been killed by counter-terrorism and security forces, striking a serious blow to the ...

Russia's Sputnik V vaccine 91.6% effective: Lancet study

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Russia's Sputnik V vaccine 91.6% effective: Lancet study

The results suggest Sputnik V is among the top performing vaccines, on par with the Pfizer/BioNTech and Moderna jabs.

How the odds were stacked against Yemen's revolution

Jonathan Fenton-Harvey

How the odds were stacked against Yemen's revolution

In-depth: A decade since the 2011 uprising, the hopes of Yemenis for freedom and an end to authoritarian rule have been shattered by war and a ...

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