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Why the Middle East Is Betting on China

Chinese foreign policy in the Middle East is highly transactional, focusing on energy and economics, and avoiding sensitive geopolitical issues. In a region as volatile as the Middle East, however, the question is how long such an approach can be sustained

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UAE President orders release of 669 prisoners for Eid

UAE President Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan has ordered the release of 669 prisoners - serving various sentences - on the occasion of Eid Al Adha, Gulf News reported. Sheikh Khalifa has also pledged to settle the financial …

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Russian lower house speaker invited to visit UAE

Russian State Duma Speaker Vyacheslav Volodin has accepted Speaker of the UAE Federal National Council Amal Al Qubaisi’s invitation to visit the United Arab Emirates, TASS reported. "The president of the UAE Federal National …

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 Russia to urge U.S. and Iran to begin dialogue

Russia will try to persuade the United States and Iran to start "civilized" dialogue, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said at a news conference following the meeting with United Arab Emirates Foreign …

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Dubai bus crash kills 17 people

Seventeen people have been killed after a bus crash in Dubai, the local police said. The coach was carrying 31 passengers when it smashed into a sign warning drivers about maximum vehicle heights. The bus was en …

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Antonio Guterres concerned about Persian Gulf

Spokesperson for the UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres, Stephane Dujarric, said that the Secretary General is following with growing concern recent incidents and hardening rhetoric in the Gulf region. In …

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UAE: four ships subjected to 'sabotage' off east coast

The United Arab Emirates said four commercial ships were subjected to "sabotage operations" after false reports circulated in Lebanese and Iranian media outlets saying there had been explosions at one of the nation's seaports. …

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