Sheikh Nawaf

Sheikh Nawaf sworn in as new Kuwaiti Emir

Sheikh Nawaf succeeds his half brother, Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmed Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, who died on Tuesday at the age of 91

UAE foreign minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed arrives in the US to sign peace accord with Israel

The signing ceremony is set to take place on Tuesday

Mustapha Adib Lebanon

Lebanon picks ambassador Mustapha Adib as new prime minister

The previous government quit following the Beirut port explosions

UAE denies reports that it has signed an agreement with Israel on security

Reports claimed contacts had been established at the ministerial level between the two countries to conclude a security agreement

Saudi foreign minister

Saudi will stick to 2002 Arab peace plan – foreign minister

The plan proposes normalised relations with Israel only after it withdraws from the Palestinian territories

Israel Mossad Yossi Cohen UAE

Israel intelligence agency Mossad’s chief, Yossi Cohen, visits UAE

He was received by Sheikh Tahnoun bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the UAE’s national security adviser

Anwar Gargash, Minister of State of Foreign Affairs

UAE says pact with Israel not about confronting Iran

The deal is all about the UAE, Israel and the United States, says Gargash

President Trump Meets With Israeli PM Netanyahu At The White House

UAE, Israel agree on historic deal to establish diplomatic ties

US President Donald Trump said the deal will facilitate peace in the Mideast

Sheikh Mohammed

Sheikh Mohammed to announce new UAE government structure

The UAE is expected to merge some of its ministries and departments

Saudi says three Iranian boats forced to retreat after entering its waters

Border Guard officials said they were forced to fire warning shots at the boats

Saudi coalition forces destroy 8 ‘bomb-laden’ drones, 3 missiles launched from Yemen

The attacks were targeting “civilians in the kingdom” officials said

UAE may merge ministries post-coronavirus – Sheikh Mohammed

The UAE government held a three-day virtual summit to develop a post-virus strategy

Trump says he will ‘suspend immigration’ to US over virus concerns

The US President did not offer specifics, such as the time frame or the scope of who would be affected

Iraq appoints new prime minister

The appointment took place following the resignation of Adel Abdul-Mahdi

Trump impeached on two counts by House, calls move ‘suicide’ for Democrats

The Senate will hold a trial early next year to decide whether the President should be convicted on the charges and removed from office

New Kuwait cabinet has GCC’s first female finance minister

As finance minister, Mariam Al-Aqeel automatically heads the country’s sovereign wealth fund, Kuwait Investment Authority.

Lebanon delays talks to appoint new premier

President Michel Aoun postponed the talks to appoint a new premier until December 16

Oman optimistic about peace agreement between Saudis, Yemen rebels

The US has also begun efforts to find a negotiated settlement to the conflict

Kuwait’s Emir names new Prime Minister

Former foreign minister Sheikh Sabah Al-Khaled has been tasked with setting up the new cabinet

Graft claim roils Kuwait’s government as ministers removed

Sheikh Jaber Al-Mubarak Al-Sabah resigned as premier last week along with the government

Lebanon parliament to discuss graft law this week as demanded by protestors

President Michel Aoun said lawmakers will meet November 12 to consider lifting the wide immunity granted to government officials and parliamentarians

Saudi-backed Yemen peace deal switches focus to ending wider war

An agreement was signed between the Southern Transitional Council and the Yemeni government in Riyadh

UAE is ‘studying’ possibility of sending aid to Lebanon after unrest

Hundreds of thousands of protesters who’ve taken to the streets have demanded the ouster of an entire political class in Lebanon

Lebanon’s Hariri resigns after street protests turn violent

Hundreds of thousands of Lebanese have taken to the streets across the country since Oct. 17, demanding the ouster of the government

Lebanon needs solution in days to avoid economic crisis – Central Bank governor

Riad Salameh said that a change in government was needed to restore confidence

Brexit update: EU agrees to extension

The UK has been granted a three-month Brexit delay to January 31

Trump says ISIS chief Al-Baghdadi killed in US raid

No US personnel were lost in the operation, while “many” of al-Baghdadi’s fighters or companions were killed with him

Indian PM Modi to meet King Salman in Saudi next week

The two sides are expected to finalise a refinery in the state of Maharashtra

Kuwait, Saudi evacuate citizens from Lebanon as public protests continue

Anti-government protests have been gaining momentum across Lebanon

Brexit update: EU and UK agree on deal

Any agreement still has to be ratified in the UK parliament