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Maj. Gen. Ahmed Nasser al-Raisi, Interpol next president speaks on the phone on the first during the 89th Interpol General Assembly in Istanbul on November 23, 2021.

Interpol's next president to be Emirati general accused of torture

Maj. Gen. Ahmed Nasser Al Raisi's position will be largely ceremonial

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Yemenis inspect a damaged factory following reported bombardment by coalition forces in the Houthi-controlled capital Sanaa, Yemen, on November 23, 2021.

UN report warns of Yemen conflict’s ‘catastrophic’ impact

The report says heavy displacement is impacting Yemen’s humanitarian infrastructure

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The Foreign Minister of Bahrain, Abdullatif bin Rashid Al-Zayani, addresses the media after a meeting in Berlin, Germany, August 11, 2021.

Bahrain's foreign minister says nuclear Iran would be 'catastrophic'

Abdullatif bin Rashid Al Zayani shares concerns about Iranian nuclear threat in exclusive interview

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Fighters loyal to Yemen's Saudi-backed government drive near al-Jawba frontline in the village of Hays, near the conflict zone in Yemen's western province of Hodeida, on November 21, 2021.

UN: Death toll from Yemen war will reach 377,000 people by 2022

Nearly 60 percent of deaths caused by indirect impacts such as lack of safe water, hunger, and disease

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Kuwait's Prime Minister Sheikh Sabah al-Khalid al-Sabah, left, attends the opening ceremony of the UN Climate Change Conference COP26 in Glasgow, Scotland, November 1, 2021.

Kuwait reappoints Sheikh Sabah al-Khalid as PM

Government and opposition lawmakers in Gulf state engaged in domestic political standoff

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Fuad Hussein, Iraqi Foreign Minister, speaks to i24NEWS, November 21, 2021.

Iraqi Foreign Minister Fuad Hussein speaks to i24NEWS

'American combat forces are leaving the country at the end of the year' Iraqi Foreign Minister Hussein stated

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Canadian singer Justin Bieber arrives for the 2021 Met Gala at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, US, on September 13, 2021.

Khashoggi fiancee urges Justin Bieber: Cancel Saudi concert

Cengiz says Bieber should 'send a powerful message to the world' by canceling his performance

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Project Aladdin at the private residence of Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahayan, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, United Arab Emirates, November 2021.

Project Aladdin delegation received by Bahrain, UAE leaders

Project Aladdin is a cultural initiative with the aim of countering Holocaust denial while promoting dialogue

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Senator Bernie Sanders holds a news conference at the US Capitol in Washington DC, US, on November 03, 2021.

US senators join bipartisan fight against Saudi arms sale

The potential deal would offer Saudi Arabia missiles, support services, and additional equipment

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Abu Dhabi Crown Prince Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed al-Nahyan, center, is given a tour of the Israeli pavilion at the Dubai Airshow's defense exhibition, Dubai, UAE, November 17, 2021.

UAE Crown Prince visits Israel's pavilion at Dubai Airshow

Israel and UAE sign MOU to jointly develop advanced unmanned surface vessels

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Former US secretary of state John Kerry (C) and Special Envoy for Yemen Tim Lenderking (L) meet with Saudi Arabia's King Salman in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, on May 7, 2015.

US Yemen envoy departs for talks in Bahrain, Saudi Arabia

The envoy’s visit is intended to address the situation in Yemen and Washington’s concerns on Iran

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An Emirati visitor stands beneath the waving flags of countries participating in Expo 2020 in the Gulf Emirate of Dubai on October 6, 2021.

UAE: ‘Excellent progress’ on India and Indonesia trade deals

Abu Dhabi hopes to establish several trade deals before the end of this year

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Rabbi of Saudi Arabia's Jewish community, Jacob Yisrael Herzog in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

Rabbi aims to boost Jewish community in Saudi Arabia

Yaakov Herzog says he feels right at home in the kingdom and plans to move there permanently

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FILE - An F-35 fighter jet arrives at the Vermont Air National Guard base in South Burlington, Vermont, on September 19, 2019.

US 'fully committed' to selling F-35 fighter jets to UAE

Biden administration official says talks ongoing with Emiratis over sale of 50 warplanes

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Abu Dhabi National Oil Company CEO Sultan ahmed al-Jaber speaks at the Abu Dhabi International Petroleum Exhibition and Conference in Abu Dhabi, November 11, 2019.

Abu Dhabi's ADNOC to invest $6b for more oil drilling

Energy minister says 'oil and gas is still the biggest and will be for decades to come'

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Activists of the human rights NGO Amnesty International take part in a demonstration in front of the embassy of Saudi Arabia in Brussels, Belgium, on January 8, 2021.

Saudi Arabia releases ex-death row inmate arrested as minor

Rights groups celebrated the news of Zaher's release from prison

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A handout picture provided by the Saudi Royal Palace shows Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz virtually attending the G20 of World Leaders Summit from the capital Riyadh on October 30, 2021.

Saudi Arabia awards citizenship for ‘exceptional talents’

The new citizens include doctors, financial specialists, Muslim clerics, and other experts

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A Qatar Airways Airbus A350 airplane takes off from Hamad International Airport near the Qatari capital Doha on January 11, 2021.

Forced gynecological exams: Australians to sue Qatar

Female passengers screened at end of 2020 to find mother of abandoned baby in airport toilet

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Displaced Yemenis move into shelters provided by the State of Kuwait in the Khokha area of the war-torn western province of Al Hudaydah, Yemen, on September 29, 2021.

Yemen: Clashes flare up in Red Sea port city

Coalition planes launched airstrikes on the Al Faza area, south of Yemen's port city Al Hudaydah

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The Emir of Kuwait Sheikh Nawaf Al Ahmad Al Sabah waves after he was sworn in at the Kuwaiti National Assembly in Kuwait, September 30, 2020.

Kuwait: Prisoners freed under amnesty

Freed prisoners include Shi'ite Muslim Kuwaitis convicted in 2016 for spying for Iran and Lebanon's Hezbollah

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Israeli Air Force Commander Maj. Gen. Amikam Nurkin, right, with Commander of the United Arab Emirates Air Force, Maj. Gen. Ibrahim Nasser Mohammed Al Alawi in Dubai, November 14, 2021.

Israeli Air Force commander makes first visit to UAE

Maj. Gen. Amikam Nurkin meets with Emirati, Jordanian counterparts at Dubai Air Show

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a cargo ship is docked at the Red Sea port city, of Hodeida, Yemen. Yemeni officials said Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018

Yemen's Iran-backed Islamist rebels seize area near key port

The Hodeida ceasefire that was agreed at Yemen's last peace talks in Sweden in 2018 has since been disrupted

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Syrian President Bashar Assad, right, speaks with Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the Foreign Minister of the United Arab Emirates, in Damascus, Syria, November 9, 2021.

UAE foreign minister meets Assad

Most senior Emirati visit to Syria since war began