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One of Malaysia's biggest data breaches originated from an IP address in Oman, as the investigation continues into one of the country's biggest hacks.

A court in Frankfurt has dismissed an Israeli citizen's lawsuit against Kuwait Airways, ruling that the carrier would face unreasonable repercussions by transporting Israelis.

Israel ready to cooperate with Saudi, says defence chief

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Israel ready to cooperate with Saudi, says defence chief

Israel's army chief Lieutenant General Gadi Eisenkot said it was ready to cooperate with Saudi Arabia to face common rival Iran, although the two countries have no diplomatic ties.

Levelling the playing field at 19000 feet

Ben Jacobs

Levelling the playing field at 19000 feet

Long read: a team of women footballers from across the Middle East broke a world record when they played a game on top of Mount Kilimanjaro, ...

Qatar sets $200 minimum wage for migrant workers

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Qatar sets $200 minimum wage for migrant workers

World Cup 2022 host Qatar has come under heavy criticism for its treatment of foreign workers. In its latest labour overhaul, authorities have ...

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Erdogan pledges military support for Qatar on Doha visit

Turkey's President Erdogan pledged continued military support for blockade-hit Qatar following a visit to Doha on Wednesday.

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UAE introduces tough laws against 'unauthorised' religious meetings

Unauthorised religious gatherings and Quranic recitations in the UAE have been outlawed by the state's Federal National Council, in the latest ...

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HRW slams treatment of Tanzanian domestic workers in Gulf

Human Rights Watch have described the horrific treatment of Tanzanian domestic workers in the Gulf states the UAE and Oman, detailing ...

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Turkey's Erdogan in Qatar for economic talks with Emir

Turkey's president has arrived in Qatar to hold talks with the country's emir, as a crisis that has split Qatar from its Gulf ...

Saudi Arabia 'plans official ties with Israel': leaked document

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Saudi Arabia 'plans official ties with Israel': leaked document

A Lebanese newspaper close to Hizballah says it has obtained a 'secret' Saudi foreign ministry document detailing a roadmap for establishing ...

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Saudi king hosts Lebanese patriarch in historic visit

Saudi Arabia's King Salman on Tuesday hosted the head of the Lebanese Maronite church in a historic visit overshadowed by an unfolding ...

Saudi Arabia walks back escalation as dramatic moves backfire

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Saudi Arabia walks back escalation as dramatic moves backfire

Saudi Arabia’s dramatic moves to counter Iran in the region appear to have backfired, significantly ratcheting up regional tensions and setting ...

Qatar to hold first elections for Shura Council

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Qatar to hold first elections for Shura Council

Qatar's emir has announced that the gas-rich Gulf state will hold elections for its most important consultative body, the Shura ...

Arab media: Saudi purge promises tighter control

James M. Dorsey

Arab media: Saudi purge promises tighter control

Comment: Saudi Arabia's recent political purge will place extra pressure on the country's media during a time of frenzied discussion over the ...

UAE oil giant to float stake in fuel subsidiary

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UAE oil giant to float stake in fuel subsidiary

The Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) is set to float a minority stake in one of its subsidiary companies for the first time, Chairman ...

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Qatar investigates claims UAE tried to rig the riyal

Doha said it is looking into claims that the UAE attempted to sabotage the Qatari riyal and take the World Cup from the Gulf state.

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Saudi Arabia 'told Abbas' to accept US peace plan

Saudi Arabia reportedly instructed Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas to accept a peace plan drafter by the US or resign, according to Israeli ...

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Arab League to meet on Iran at Saudi request

The Arab League will hold an extraordinary meeting next Sunday at the request of Saudi Arabia to discuss "violations" committed by Iran in the ...

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Qatar investigates alleged currency plot

A government spokesman said Qatar is investigating an alleged attempt to manipulate its currency during the early weeks of a Gulf ...

Saudi-led blockade made Qatar stronger, says former official

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Saudi-led blockade made Qatar stronger, says former official

Qatar's former deputy prime minister has said a Saudi-led blockade against Doha has strengthened the gas-rich Gulf emirate.

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Egypt FM to tour Gulf amid political turmoil

Egypt's foreign minister, whose government is closely allied with Saudi Arabia, will carry a message from the president to the leaders of Saudi ...

Bin Salman's economic anxiety is risking war with Iran

Marcus Montgomery

Bin Salman's economic anxiety is risking war with Iran

Comment: At the core of MbS' decision-making is the overwhelming economic anxiety he has developed as he seeks to fundamentally change the Saudi ...

UAE hires Bannon-affiliated company to spread anti-Qatar ads

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UAE hires Bannon-affiliated company to spread anti-Qatar ads

In-depth: SCL Social, a media company linked to former Trump strategist Steve Bannon, has been paid handsomely by the UAE to peddle anti-Qatar ...

Qatar appoints women to Shura Council for first time

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Qatar appoints women to Shura Council for first time

Four woman will sit on the 45-strong council, which is responsible for discussing draft laws approved by the cabinet, general government policy ...

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