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Sisi pledges 'no interference' on Red Sea islands ruling

26 April, 2017

The Egyptian President's plans to transfer the two strategic Red Sea islands to Saudi Arabia has resulted in public and judicial uproar in the country, and it's not dying down.

Saudi foils explosive-laden boat attack at major energy facility

26 April, 2017

The thwarted attack targeted an Aramco petroleum terminal in the Kingdom's Jizan province. No injuries were reported, the ministry reported.

Muslim expats in UAE 'will be denied Hajj permits'

26 April, 2017

The UAE will not be granting permits to non-Emirati Muslim residents for the Hajj season, according to an Awqaf announcement, instead urging expats to apply from their home countries.

Saudi Arabia's ambitious vision for jobs and solar power

26 April, 2017

Saudi Arabia has made it very clear that renewable energy is an important part of its Vision 2030 plan to diversify its economy.

Over 16,000 Yemenis 'abducted by Houthis' since 2015

26 April, 2017

Thousands of people have been abducted by the Houthi rebels and many still remain missing in Yemen as the war rages on, a new Rights Radar report has revealed.

Yemen aid not reaching those in need, say activists

26 April, 2017

The Saudi-led coalition's blockade and sieges by the Houthi rebels are choking Yemenis into starvation and crippling shortages, activists say as UN announces an increase in aid funding.

The Middle East: Where press freedom goes to die

26 April, 2017

A new report on media freedom has shown the Middle East to be the worst region in the world for journalists, with a median position of 145 out of 180.

How an aspiring stylist became an IS widow

26 April, 2017

Islam Maytat thought marrying an Afghan-British businessman was her ticket to a new life as a fashionista in London. Instead she became a widow living under jihadi rule in Syria.

Saudi writer wins this year's 'Arabic Booker' literature prize

26 April, 2017

Mohammed Hasan Alwan became the third Saudi to win the prestigious International Prize for Arabic Fiction with a story imagining the life of Islamic scholar Muhyiddin Ibn Arabi.

Rivalries and relegation: This week in Middle East football

25 April, 2017

As football seasons in the Middle East draw to a close, tensions were high as teams played in the Arab world's own El Clasicos bringing tears and heartbreak.

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