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Dubai has promoted itself as the ideal pandemic vacation spot. It cannot afford otherwise, analysts say, as the virus shakes the foundations of the city-state’s economy

Iran will expel United Nations nuclear watchdog inspectors unless US sanctions are lifted by a Feb. 21 deadline set by the hardline-dominated parliament, a lawmaker said on Saturday.

Owner confronts Israeli team's racist past in interview

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Owner confronts Israeli team's racist past in interview

Moshe Hogeg said the team already is trying to recruit an Arab player.

Turkey's jailed rights leader Kavala faces new trial

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Turkey's jailed rights leader Kavala faces new trial

Philanthropist Osman Kavala has been jailed since 2017 despite calls for his release from rights groups.

New Dubai housing development to include synagogue

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New Dubai housing development to include synagogue

A synagogue and a kosher restaurant are to be included in a new housing development following a deal between an Israeli and Syrian businessman.

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Israeli criminals 'flee to Dubai' to escape arrest

Dozens of Israeli criminals have fled to Dubai following the normalisation agreement between the UAE and Israel, taking advantage of lax investment laws.

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Airbnb 'must withdraw' listings in illegal Israeli settlements: Amnesty

As Airbnb shares are expected to make their debut on Thursday, Amnesty International is calling on the US-based company to withdraw ...

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Striking Tunisia medics protest following doctor's death

The protesters, many of them wearing white coats, gathered outside the health ministry in Tunis and chanted angry slogans against the country's ...

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Erdogan pushes tough foreign policy despite economic pain

Erdogan's increasingly hawkish foreign policy is rankling Western allies and scaring away investors

G20 throws weight behind global Covid-19 vaccine access

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G20 throws weight behind global Covid-19 vaccine access

A coronavirus vaccine was high on the agenda at the G20 summit.

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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 ...

UAE expands eligibility for 'golden' residency visa

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UAE expands eligibility for 'golden' residency visa

All holders of doctorate degrees, medical doctors and also computer, electronics, programming, electrical and biotechnology engineers are ...

Trump bans US investment in Chinese military-linked firms

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Trump bans US investment in Chinese military-linked firms

Donald Trump has barred Americans from investing in companies that US officials say are owned or controlled by the Chinese military.

Erdogan vows painful reforms to woo <em>investors</em>

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Erdogan vows painful reforms to woo investors

The Turkish president promised to enact difficult sanctions following the resignation of his son-in-law.

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Turkey fires central bank governor: presidential decree

Turkey fired the governor of its central bank and replaced him with a former finance minister.

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Wall Street dips as Biden nears finish line

Wall Street dipped after four straight days of rises as vote counting across US battleground states showed Joe Biden is heading for victory.

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Assad blames Lebanese banking controls for Syria’s economic crisis

Syrian dictator Bashar Al-Assad has blamed Syria’s deepening economic crisis on capital controls imposed by Lebanese banks, saying that billions ...

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World markets rally as markets shrug off election limbo

The world watches with baited breath as the US elections slowly draw to a close.

World waits nervously, impatiently for US vote count

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World waits nervously, impatiently for US vote count

Outside the US, leaders, officials, and investors are waiting nervously for the result of an election which could dramatically alter ...

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Saudi Arabia to remove key restrictions on migrant laborers

Human rights groups have cautioned the move does not appear to be a full abolition of the 'kafala' system.

Global stocks surge, dollar slumps as Americans vote

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Global stocks surge, dollar slumps as Americans vote

Traders are looking at the contest largely through the prism of the election's impact on the US response to the pandemic.

First delegation of Israeli high-tech companies visits UAE: reports

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First delegation of Israeli high-tech companies visits UAE: reports

Representatives from more than a dozen Israeli tech companies are in the United Arab Emirates to establish ties with the Gulf state, according ...

Tens of thousands stage anti-France rally in Bangladesh

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Tens of thousands stage anti-France rally in Bangladesh

Thousands of protesters in Bangladesh took to the streets demanding a boycott of French products amid increasing tensions between President ...

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