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UAE and Israel leaders discuss economic ties in historic trip

Health and food security “will constitute a major part of the mutual cooperation”

Israeli PM Naftali Bennett arrives in the UAE on historic visit

The trip marks the first official visit by an Israeli PM after the two countries established diplomatic ties last year

Saudi Crown Prince arrives in Qatar after completing UAE trip

The visit marks the first by the Saudi leader since the GCC rift with Qatar was ended in January this year

Bahrain says ‘Iran-linked terrorists’ arrested for plotting attack

Weapons and explosives from Iran were seized from the accused who are “associated with terrorist groups”, officials said

Saudi forces intercept armed drone launched towards Najran airport

Shrapnel and fragments fell across the residential neighbourhood of Al-Araysah

Saudi sees ‘no useful purpose’ in engaging with Lebanon

Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Kuwait and Bahrain have all recalled their diplomats from Lebanon

UAE Foreign Minister meets Syrian President Bashar al-Assad in Damascus

The two leaders discussed developments in the Middle East and Syria

Abha International Airport Saudi Arabia

Saudi forces intercept another drone attack on Abha airport

The Abha International Airport has faced several drone attacks in recent months

UAE says all diplomats and citizens have returned from Lebanon

The country had announced last week that it was recalling its diplomats and banning its citizens from travelling to Lebanon

UAE calls for stability in Sudan as conflict escalates

Sudan’s army detained the Prime Minister and several members of his cabinet in an apparent coup early Monday

Iran says it may hold nuclear talks at UN assembly in New York

Foreign Minister Hossein Amirabdollahian will leave for New York on Monday and will meet with representatives of the nuclear deal member-states

Sheikh Mohamed to visit France on Wednesday

He will meet with French President Emmanuel Macron in Paris

Two children injured and 14 houses damaged in Saudi’s Dammam in latest Houthi attacks

The kingdom’s defence forces intercepted and destroyed three ballistic missiles and three bomb-laden drones on Saturday

Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani in the UAE, says he is in talks to return

Ghani said he left Afghanistan to prevent “bloodshed and chaos”

Emirates flight returns from Kabul, flydubai temporarily suspends operations

Taliban forces now hold all of Afghanistan’s border crossings, leaving Kabul airport as the only route out

Oman’s Sultan Haitham arrives in Saudi in first foreign visit

The two countries are signing agreements in a slew of fields including commerce, culture, investment promotion and post and transport

Armed drone from Yemen lands on school in Saudi’s Asir

No injuries were reported in the incident

UAE, United Nations collaborate to advance female-centric projects

The UAE has pledged $800,000 to help fund DPPA projects

Saudi backs Palestinian state based on 1967 borders – foreign minister

Israel and Hamas are near a possible cease-fire deal, according to media reports

Israel-Gaza conflict intensifies as global diplomatic efforts continue

The US dispatched an envoy to the region and Egypt and Qatar sought to help broker a truce

UAE to host emergency meeting with Arab leaders over Jerusalem

The latest bout of fighting appeared to be the most serious escalation since a 2014 war in Gaza

UAE leaders congratulate Biden on inauguration as US President

Sheikh Khalifa wished Biden success and expressed hope that the two countries would deepen their decades-long partnership in working together

US elections: Biden arrival in Washington ahead of inauguration framed by heavy security

Outgoing President Donald Trump doesn’t plan to invite the Bidens to the White House before the inauguration

UAE reopens air, land and sea borders with Qatar

Scheduled and unscheduled flights between the two countries will resume operations from Saturday

Blasts at Yemen’s Aden airport as new ministers arrive from Saudi

Eyewitnesses said they heard three blasts and gunfire at the airport

Qatari media ‘undermining’ efforts to end GCC dispute – UAE minister

The political and social climate in the GCC looks toward ending the Qatar crisis, Anwar Gargash said

Turki Al Malki, Saudi coalition

Saudi forces destroy armed drone launched towards civilian targets in the kingdom

The attack, launched on Wednesday, targeted the kingdom’s southern region

President-Elect Joe Biden And Vice President-Elect Kamala Harris Address The Nation After Election Win

World leaders welcome Biden win as they seek reset in US ties

In his four years as president, Donald Trump upended decades of accepted American foreign policy

Democratic Presidential Nominee Joe Biden Holds Train Campaign Tour Of OH And PA

Joe Biden elected next US President after bitter contest with Trump

Biden, 77, will become the oldest president-elect in US history

Democratic Presidential Nominee Joe Biden Addresses The Nation As Election Count Continues In Few Key States

Biden predicts victory as lead over Trump grows in key states

On Friday, the Democratic nominee overtook Trump to claim a slim advantage in Pennsylvania, where a victory would push him past the 270 Electoral College votes needed to win the presidency