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A picture shows a partial view of the Msaffah industrial district in the United Arab Emirates capital Abu Dhabi on January 17, 2022.

UAE warns against sharing Houthi strike interception videos

Public Prosecution office warns 'such videos threaten vital and military facilities in the country'

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The sunrise reflects on city skylines at the Marina and Jumeirah Lake Towers districts in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, February 27, 2021.

Dubai largest bank profits jump in 2021 as economy rebounds

Emirates NBD says net profits rose 34% over previous year to $2.5 billion

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A woman feeds seagulls in the United Arab Emirates city of Abu Dhabi on January 24, 2022.

UAE locals shaken after Houthi attacks but overall feel safe

Rivera says 'Overall I feel safe but I don’t know how it will escalate'

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Supporters of Yemen's Houthi rebel movement carry a mock rocket as they demonstrate in the capital Sanaa to denounce a reported air strike by the Saudi-led coalition on a prison in the country's rebel-held north, on January 21, 2022.

UAE intercepts ballistic missiles fired by Yemen rebels

Two Houthi missiles destroyed over Emirate of Abu Dhabi, no casualties reported

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Emiratis stand in front of a large menorah at Israel's Expo 2020 Pavilion in the Gulf emirate of Dubai, UAE, on November 28, 2021, during the Jewish festival of Hanukkah.

In Muslim-majority UAE, an interfaith beacon is found

Rabbis expect a new interfaith complex will further promote cross-religious dialogue

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Britain's Prince William during a visit to the Foundling Museum in London, England, January 19, 2022.

UK's Prince William to visit UAE

Britain looks to the UAE for trade deals as part of its post-Brexit strategy to build ties around the world

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This image grab from a handout video made available by the Ansarullah Media center on January 21, 2022 shows destruction at a prison in the Houthi rebel stronghold of Saada, Yemen.

Red Cross, Houthis report airstrike on Yemen prison

Omar says 'ICRC teams are inspecting the location to verify the numbers of dead and injured'

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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 Hodeidah, on November 21, 2021.

Yemen’s internet goes dark after Saudi coalition airstrike

Internet watchdog Netblocks confirms a 'nation-scale collapse of internet connectivity'

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Marcus Sheff (L), CEO of the Institute for Monitoring Peace and Cultural Tolerance in School Education speaks with Calev Ben-David from the i24NEWS studio in Jaffa, Israel on January 20, 2022.

UAE's tolerant textbooks 'a model for others to emulate'

Sheff says 'Putting Israel on the map I think is the next obvious stage'

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This picture taken on July 17, 2020 shows an Emirates Boeing 777-31H aircraft taxying upon arrival at the Iranian capital Tehran's Imam Khomeini International Airport.

Dubai's Emirates suspends several flights to US on 5G concerns

The airline mainly uses the Boeing 777, a plane particularly affected by the new high-speed wireless service

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Smoke rises after Saudi-led airstrikes on an army base in Sanaa, Yemen, on March 7, 2021.

Saudi-led coalition stikes Sana'a; Houthis say 23 killed

Strike comes after three killed in Houthi drone attack on UAE

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A picture shows a storage facility of oil giant ADNOC in the industrial district of Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates on January 17, 2022.

UAE threatens response to suspected Houthi drone attack

The UAE says it 'reserves the full right to respond to this terrorist attack and criminal escalation'

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Une vue générale prise le 29 mai 2019 montre la capitale émiratie Abou Dhabi

UAE: 3 killed, 6 injured in alleged drone strike claimed by Houthis

Pakistani, two Indian nationals killed when three fuel tanks exploded in Abu Dhabi, state media reports

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Jumeirah Beach à Dubaï, le 17 août 2021

Tree plantings in UAE for Jewish holiday of Tu B'Shevat

'New Year of the Trees' celebrated in Gulf state more than a year after signing of Abraham Accords

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Members of a Iraqi Kurdish family are seen in a forest near the Polish-Belarus border while waiting for the border guard patrol, near Narewka, Poland, on November 9, 2021.

Iraq says almost 4,000 repatriated from Belarus borders

An Iraqi government spokesperson says some Iraqis are still stuck in Belarus

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FILE: A plume of smoke rises from the heavily-fortified Green Zone, which houses the U.S. embassy and the Iraqi government offices, in Baghdad, Iraq, Jan. 27, 2007.

Rockets fired at US embassy in Baghdad, Iraq

No US personnel reported injured, although the rockets wounded three at a nearby school

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Saudi cameleers and horsewomen take part in a parade during the sixth edition of the King Abdulaziz Camel Festival in the Rumah region, some 100 miles east of the capital Riyadh, on January 8, 2022.

Women's camel beauty contest makes debut in Saudi Arabia

Event, part of the prestigious King Abdelaziz Festival, was previously a men-only affair

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Ibrahim Nonoo, le chef de la communauté juive de Bahreïn, prie le jour du sabbat à la synagogue de la Maison des Dix Commandements dans la capitale Manama le 4 septembre 2021

Gulf Jewish community launching campaign to restore Bahrain cemetery

Initiative will kick off this Sunday with tree-planting ceremony to mark start of Tu B'Shevat

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A picture taken on March 20, 2021 shows the port of Yemen's Red Sea coastal city of Hodeida, west of Yemen's capital Sana'a.

UN urges Yemen port inspection amid reports of military use

The UN mission says that the port is 'a crucial lifeline for millions of Yemeni people'

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A man wearing a mask waves the national flag in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, December 2, 2021.

UAE bans unvaccinated citizens from air travel

'In terms of air traffic, it won’t change much. But it strengthens the vaccination campaign a little more'

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Saudi Arabia's Princess Basmah Bint Saud Bin Abdulaziz speaks during a discussion on the role of women in the Middle East at the Middle East Institute in Washington DC, US, on April 12, 2017.

Saudi Arabia: Princess Basmah freed after 3 years

'She seems worn out but is in good spirits, and thankful to reunite with her sons in person'

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The Kuwaiti delegation, meeting with China's delegation at Kuwait's Foreign Ministry in the capital Kuwait City, February 23, 2021.

Gulf ministers arrive in China for five-day visit

The officials are expected to speak about strengthening energy ties

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Mahmoud al-Mashhadani, left, the longest serving representative, opens the first parliament session, in Baghdad, Iraq, January 9, 2022.

Iraqi parliament's first session adjourned as it fails to elect speaker

Temporary speaker taken to hospital after ending chaotic session with competing claims for majority