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Arab airlines respond to US and UK's #ElectronicsBan

23 March, 2017

The airline said it will provide free packing-and-handling service for passengers affected by the ban on electronic devices larger than a smartphone.

US 'to ban' electronic devices on Middle East flights

21 March, 2017

The move could mark the latest attempt by Trump's administration to tighten security at US borders, after bid to curb travel from group of Muslim majority nations was blocked twice.

UAE authorities detain award-winning human rights activist

20 March, 2017

Emirati human rights' activist Ahmed Mansoor was arrested by police in Dubai on Monday after signing a petition promoting freedom of expression directed at the Arab League.

UAE summons Swiss ambassador over Bahrain human rights remarks

20 March, 2017

The UAE summoned the Swiss ambassador to discuss and condemn a statement made by her country on Tuesday about the human rights situation in Bahrain.

Popular Saudi cleric critical of US 'banned from Twitter'

17 March, 2017

The prominent Saudi cleric has been banned from writing on his @awadalqarni Twitter account after a court convicted him of "jeopardising public order and damaging relations with other states" Thursday.

UAE jails Jordanian journalist over Facebook comments

16 March, 2017

A UAE court jailed a Jordanian journalist for three years over Facebook comments deemed insulting to the United Arab Emirates, Emirati state media and a Jordanian press union said.

Dubai man arrested for feeding live cat to dogs

15 March, 2017

Gruesome video posted to social media leads to the arrest of a Dubai resident over the torture and killing of a cat.

Outside interference is fuelling discord in Libya

13 March, 2017

Comment: While Gaddafi built a reputation for getting involved in other countries' business, Libya is now on the receiving end of foreign powers taking an interest, writes Guma El-Gamaty.

Publicity stunts and serious marches mark International Women's Day

08 March, 2017

International Women's Day was marked in a variety of ways across the world on Wednesday, with some companies boasting female-only staff while protests sparked in other major cities.

Russia plays a new card in Libya

08 March, 2017

Comment: The Kremlin's renewed interest in Libya must be seen in the light of the Russian return to the near-East and the rise of strongman General Haftar, writes Igor Delanoe.

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