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Tourists now allowed to buy alcohol in Dubai shops

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Tourists now allowed to buy alcohol in Dubai shops

Dubai has eased restrictions on purchasing alcohol for tourists.

IMF urges Yemen to pay nationwide public sector wages

The New Arab

IMF urges Yemen to pay nationwide public sector wages

A meeting between the IMF, Yemeni officials and private sector participants in Amman, Jordan took place earlier this month, where the agency ...

Algeria beat Senegal to win Africa Cup of Nations

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Algeria beat Senegal to win Africa Cup of Nations

Algeria erupted in celebration as the country won the Africa Cup of Nations.

Tehran denies US 'delusional, baseless' downing of Iranian drone

The New Arab

Tehran denies US 'delusional, baseless' downing of Iranian drone

Iran's armed forces dismissed Donald Trump's assertion that the US shot down an Iranian drone as 'baseless and delusional'.

Israel to allow Tlaib-Omar visit 'out of respect'

The New Arab

Israel to allow Tlaib-Omar visit 'out of respect'

Israel will allow Congresswomen Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib to enter the state for an official visit in a few weeks, the US envoy to Israel confirmed.

US Navy destroys Iranian drone in 'defensive action': Trump

The New Arab & agencies

US Navy destroys Iranian drone in 'defensive action': Trump

The US military shot down an Iranian drone on Thursday that came within 1,000 yards of one of its naval vessels in the Strait of Hormuz, President Donald Trump said.

Israeli spyware firm 'can mine social media data'

The New Arab

Israeli spyware firm 'can mine social media data'

The Israeli NSO Group has been accused of 'recklessly' selling its hacking technology to authoritarian regimes across the world, including Saudi ...

Who are the Squad and what do they represent?

Sami Rahman

Who are the Squad and what do they represent?

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Ilhan Omar, Ayanna Pressley and Rashida Tlaib – also known as the Squad – have all been targets of Trump's series of ...

Rami Almeghari

Why are Palestinians fleeing Gaza and heading to Turkey?

Feature: An increasing amount of Gazans are leaving the impoverished Strip and heading to Turkey to be illegally smuggled into Europe, with hopes of a better life there.

Syria Weekly: Russian weaponry puts Turkey-US relations on rocks

Paul McLoughlin

Syria Weekly: Russian weaponry puts Turkey-US relations on rocks

Growing hostility between Turkey and the US could play out in Syria, where tensions between the two sides of the presence of armed Kurdish groups remain strong.

Yemen in Focus: Where is the Saudi-Emirati aid money?

Sana Uqba

Yemen in Focus: Where is the Saudi-Emirati aid money?

This week we look at Saudi Arabia and the UAE failing to pay money they pledged, a US House vote to block arms sales to Riyadh and more.

The New Arab & agencies

Sudan rebels delay power-sharing negotiations over persisting disagreements

Disagreements within the opposition movement, protest leaders and the military continue to hamper negotiations over the future of Sudan.

US sanctions Hizballah leader suspected of 1994 Argentina attack

The New Arab

US sanctions Hizballah leader suspected of 1994 Argentina attack

The United States on Friday imposed financial sanctions on a Hizballah leader ...

Saudi Arabia, UAE 'yet to pay' Yemen aid pledges

The New Arab

Saudi Arabia, UAE 'yet to pay' Yemen aid pledges

The UN aid chief said Saudi Arabia and UAE have only paid a “modest proportion” of the hundreds of millions of dollars pledged at a UN fundraising event in February.

Turkey bombs Iraqi Kurdistan after killing of diplomat

The New Arab

Turkey bombs Iraqi Kurdistan after killing of diplomat

Turkey said it destroyed PKK targets in the mountains of Iraqi Kurdistan on Thursday after one of its diplomats was shot dead in the regional capital Erbil days prior.

The Moroccan rape victim who refused to stay silent

Mustapha El Bouabi

The Moroccan rape victim who refused to stay silent

The men accused of Khadija's gang rape have still not been tried in court, but the teenager's courage in speaking out has inspired many to raise their voices against violence.

No Food Until Crimes End: Syrians on hunger strike

Amr Salahi

No Food Until Crimes End: Syrians on hunger strike

Global Syrian activists and their supporters, frustrated by the international community's silence over the fierce regime assault on Idlib, are ...

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