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Superfood or super flop? Gulf company Camelicious is looking to make camel milk mainstream by creating the world's first camel-milk-based baby formula.

Fighting patriarchy and the electricity shortage at the same time, twenty-four year old Majd al-Mashharawi created the 'sunbox' - Gaza's first off-the-grid solar kit, reports Karama Fadel.

<em>Dubai</em> accuses Djibouti of seizing DP World port

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Dubai accuses Djibouti of seizing DP World port

Dubai is seeking international arbitration after the Djibouti government ended a long-term concession for a UAE-company operating the container terminal.

Saudi-owned channel gives up UK-EU licence over 'biased coverage'

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Saudi-owned channel gives up UK-EU licence over 'biased coverage'

Saudi-owned news channel Al Arabiya has reportedly given up its licence to broadcast in the UK and EU to avoid paying financial penalties over ...

Toppling Saudi Arabia as top world oil producer

Nehad Ismail

Toppling Saudi Arabia as top world oil producer

Analysis: US oil production is fast approaching 11 million barrels per day, which will make it the undisputed top dog in global output, writes ...

Karim Traboulsi

Egypt bans 'sexually suggestive' Saturday Night Live

Egypt has banned the Arabic version of US comedy 'Saturday Night Live' from television for violating ethical standards, the country's media regulator said, citing its 'sexually suggestive' humour.

The New Arab & agencies

French PM oversees major Airbus deal signed in Dubai

The deal was signed by Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, the Emirates chairman and CEO of Emirates, and Mikhail Houari, president of Airbus ...

The New Arab & agencies

Modi applauds 'vibrant relationship' between India and Gulf

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has applauded the 'vibrant relationship' shared between his country and Gulf Arab nations during a visit to ...

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IMF chief calls on Arab leaders to cut spending

IMF chief Lagarde said that subsidy and public sector wage cuts were needed to achieve sustainable growth and to tackle youth unemployment in ...

Saudi Arabia 'to take majority share' of MBC broadcaster

The New Arab & agencies

Saudi Arabia 'to take majority share' of MBC broadcaster

Saudi Arabia authorities plan to take a majority control of MBC, sources have said, following its founder Waleed al-Ibrahim's release from the ...

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Orient TV 'working with Israel to improve public opinion'

An investigation by The New Arab's sister publication found links between anti-Assad Orient TV and Israeli army officials in its 'Good ...

Making it rein: Saudi invests millions in horse meet

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Making it rein: Saudi invests millions in horse meet

Saudi Arabia has announced it will launch a horse racing meet that will rival some of the biggest championships.

India's Modi to meet Palestinian leader during Mideast tour

The New Arab & agencies

India's Modi to meet Palestinian leader during Mideast tour

The Indian premier will visit Ramallah first on his three-day tour of the region between February 9 and 12, which will also take in Oman and the ...

Palestinian Authority sued over 'collaborating with CIA'

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Palestinian Authority sued over 'collaborating with CIA'

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas said he suspended contact with US officials after Trump's Jerusalem decision, but discoveries of 'secret ...

Oman aviation set to soar

Alex Macheras

Oman aviation set to soar

Analysis: The sultanate is establishing itself as a regional hub, and is seeing business take off, writes Alex Macheras.

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'Mother' of UAE nation Sheikha Hessa passes away

Sheikha Hessa bint Mohammed al-Nahyan, mother of the UAE ruler Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed al-Nahyan, has passed away leaving a country in mourning.

Hadani Ditmars

Palm Springs cultivates taste for Middle East cinema

The international film festival featured dozens of films from the Middle East and North Africa, as the appetite grows for cinema from the ...

Theodore Karasik and Giorgio Cafiero

GCC crisis: Unresolved tensions plague Turkey-UAE relations

Comment: As the US loses influence in the region, both Ankara and Abu Dhabi are seeking to fill the void with assertive foreign policies, write ...

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Israel may 'close embassy in Ireland' amid budget cuts

Earlier in January, Israel's foreign ministry announced that it planned to close seven diplomatic missions overseas over the next three years.

Lindsay Lohan to shoot movie in Saudi Arabia

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Lindsay Lohan to shoot movie in Saudi Arabia

Reformed Hollywood actress Lindsay Lohan is set to star in a movie shot in Saudi Arabia, which aims to capitalise on social and gender reforms ...

The New Arab & agencies

US-purchased 'aid cranes' arrive at Yemen rebel-held port

Cranes purchased by the US have arrived in a Houthi - controlled port, boosting the capacity of the Houthi-controlled Hodeida port to receive ...

UAE's claims about airliner interception damage all Gulf aviation

Alex Macheras

UAE's claims about airliner interception damage all Gulf aviation

Comment: Baseless allegations from Abu Dhabi undermine confidence with a public already wary of Middle East travel, writes Alex Macheras.

Saudi Arabia interior minister in two-day visit to Oman

Paul McLoughlin

Saudi Arabia interior minister in two-day visit to Oman

A sign of improving ties between Oman and Saudi Arabia was witnessed on Sunday, as Riyadh's Interior Minister Prince Abdulaziz arrived in the ...

Lindsay Lohan reveals plan to design island in <em>Dubai</em>

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Lindsay Lohan reveals plan to design island in Dubai

Hollywood actress Lindsay Lohan says she is designing her own 'Lohan Island' in Dubai.

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