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US hopes Abraham Accords will help Israeli-Palestinian issue

The United States is working to expand normalization agreements between Israel and Arab nations, known as the Abraham Accords, and hopes restoring such ties can be leveraged to advance progress on the Israeli and Palestinian conflict, senior…
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US National Security Adviser to Travel to Saudi Arabia, UAE

US national security adviser Jake Sullivan will travel to the Middle East, including Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates (UAE), said the White House National Security Council on Monday, Anadolu Agency reported. According to a statement…
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Covid-19: Saudi Arabia Banned Yemeni Residents from Accessing Vaccines, Says Report

Saudi Arabia has prevented thousands of its Yemeni residents from receiving Covid-19 vaccinations, according to a rights group, putting their lives at risk of contracting the virus. SAM Organisation for Rights and Liberties, a Geneva-based…
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Yemen Waiting for Positive UN Approach to New Peace Initiative

 Yemeni Supreme Political Council, in a statement published on Monday, said that the National Salvation Government is awaiting the world body’s answer to the steps proposed by Houthi leader Abdul-Malik Badreddin al-Houthi for a nationwide…
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Raisi Calls for Dialogue among Regional Countries

Iran's new President Ebrahim Raisi has held a series of meetings with diplomats and officials from regional countries, where he called for the promotion of dialogue to solve issues. "If there is a problem or an issue among regional countries,…
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UAE Targeted Yemen Officials with Israeli Pegasus Spyware: Report

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) used the spyware known as Pegasus, made and licensed by Israeli company NSO, to spy on most members of the Saudi-backed Yemeni government, an investigation published last month by 17 organizations said. The spyware…
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Italy Eases Curbs on Arms Sales to Saudi Arabia and UAE

Italy has loosened restrictions on arms exports to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, government sources said on Tuesday, in a move aimed at easing diplomatic tensions with the two Gulf states. Italy halted the sale of thousands of…
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President Barzani arrives in UAE, expected to meet with Abu Dhabi crown prince on Saturday

Kurdistan Region President Nechirvan Barzani arrived in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) on Friday upon an official invitation from Abu Dhabi’s Crown Prince Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed al-Nahyan. Both leaders are expected to discuss boosting…
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Biden, UAE crown prince discuss Iran, Tigray via telephone

US President Joe Biden and Crown Prince Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan of United Arab Emirates discussed a range of issues, including Iran and the conflict in the Tigray region of Ethiopia, the White House said Tuesday. "They discussed regional…
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Biden administration green lights $23B UAE arms sale

The US administration of President Joe Biden has informed Congress that it is advancing a Trump-era $23 billion arms sale to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) that includes highly advanced aerial weaponry, a State Department spokesperson confirmed…