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UAE and Israeli film bodies plan regional film festival

The Abu Dhabi Film Commission, the Israel Film Fund and the Jerusalem Sam Spiegel Film and Television School have signed a cooperation agreement for training and production, a joint statement said on Monday. The agreement includes …

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Russia resumes air service with Egypt, Maldives and UAE

Russian Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin has signed a directive to resume international air service with Egypt, the United Arab Emirates, and the Maldives on a mutual basis, the government’s press service reported on Thursday. …

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Why Arab states refuse ties with Israel

It was a trip like none other. US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo was on a mission this week to secure normalization between Arab states and Israel, a feat long considered impossible due to the political impasse of the Israeli-Palestinian …

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UAE issues decree to abolish 1972 Israel boycott law

Following the announcement of the Abraham Accord with Israel earlier this month, President Sheikh Khalifa has issued a federal law abolishing a decades-old ruling regarding the boycott of Israel, The National reports.  The decree …

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Barakah nuclear plant links to UAE power grid

The first unit of Abu Dhabi’s nuclear power plant has been connected to the UAE electricity grid, Power Technology reports. Nawah Energy Company and Abu Dhabi Transmission & Despatch Company (Transco) …

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U.S. pushes F-35 fighter sale to UAE

The Trump administration has accelerated a push to sell the F-35 stealth fighter and advanced armed drones to the United Arab Emirates, according to American officials familiar with the discussions. Administration officials in …

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Kushner: after Israel-UAE dealmore states to follow

U.S. President Donald Trump’s son-in-law and senior adviser Jared Kushner said that more Arab countries may soon announce normalized ties with Israel, following an American-brokered agreement between Israel and the United Arab Emirates. …

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Biden: Israel-UAE deal 'brave and badly-needed'

U.S. Democratic Presidential candidate Joe Biden hailed the deal between on Israel and the United Arab Emirates announced on Wednesday as an historic step toward a more stable Middle East, warning he would not support Israel’s annexation of …

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Dubai reopens to international tourism

Dubai today opened its borders to tourists and business visitors for the first time since the onset of the Covid-19 outbreak. The emirate will be following the guidance from the World Health Organisation in order to keep cases of …

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