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Analysis: The UAE has established spheres of influence from the deserts of Libya to the shores of Yemen, flying under the radar amid headline-grabbing Saudi interventions elsewhere, writes Austin

The Yemeni government demanded that Houthis release prisoners before starting talks.

Tony Blair consultancy firm 'working with Saudi government'

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Tony Blair consultancy firm 'working with Saudi government'

Tony Blair's consultancy firm is working with the Saudi government, according a report in UK press.

UAE, China sign raft of deals after Xi visit

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UAE, China sign raft of deals after Xi visit

The United Arab Emirates and China agreed to set up a "comprehensive strategic partnership" as President Xi Jinping wrapped up a three-day visit ...

Saudi Arabia signs deal for five Spanish warships

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Saudi Arabia signs deal for five Spanish warships

Saudi Arabia's state-owned defence company has forged a deal with Spanish shipbuilder Navantia for a joint venture to build five warships, state ...

Afrah Nasser

UAE abuses in Yemen: An extension of domestic authoritarianism

Comment: Abu Dhabi is free to support brutal militias and seize key ports in Yemen's south thanks to a total absence of competent governance, writes Afrah Nasser.

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China president due in UAE for high-profile visit

China's president will visit the UAE on Thursday, with final preparations underway for the high-profile visit.

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Yemen's Houthis claim 'drone attack' on Saudi Aramco facility

Yemen's Houthi rebels claimed that a drone attack was the reason for a fire at a Saudi Aramco plant on Wednesday. The oil giant has denied the ...

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Yemen military commander 'killed by rebels' in central province

Yemeni rebels have claimed to have killed a prominent military commander but the country's internationally recognised government disputes that, ...

This is what collapsing systems look like in <em>Yemen</em>

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This is what collapsing systems look like in Yemen

Comment: It is the face of a father who has to choose between buying food for his family or buying medicine for his sick wife, writes UNICEF's ...

Derek Davison

Arab views of US low, support for Palestinians high

Comment: Washington continues to be seen as a threat, writes Derek Davison.

UK arms sales to human rights abusers 'almost double'

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UK arms sales to human rights abusers 'almost double'

Arms sales to Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Israel and Bahrain "fuel atrocities for years to come", campaigners said.

Houthi leader willing to give UN control of Hodeida

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Houthi leader willing to give UN control of Hodeida

Yemen's rebel leader said is he willing to give UN control of the key Hodeida port, in an interview with French media.

UAE 'copied Israel lobby' in subverting UK policy: report

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UAE 'copied Israel lobby' in subverting UK policy: report

A newly-published report has claimed that the UAE used 'clandestine' lobbying tactics in the US and UK to steer government and public opinion ...

Expanding 'dead zone' in Arabian Sea threatens Gulf livelihoods

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Expanding 'dead zone' in Arabian Sea threatens Gulf livelihoods

Dead zones are areas of the sea where the lack of oxygen makes it difficult for fish to survive. The Arabian Sea zone 'is the most intense in ...

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NATO 'ready to welcome' Saudi Arabia and Oman

A UAE-based news publication said NATO is ready to welcome in Saudi Arabia and Oman to its Istanbul cooperation initiative.

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Three injured in Saudi Arabia following 'Yemen projectile attack'

A projectile fired from Yemen has injured three people, including a child, when it hit the southern Saudi region of Jizan.

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Controversial UK arms fair kicks-off, despite human rights outcry

BAE Systems, MBDA, and Raytheon, which make combat aircraft and bombs used by Saudi forces in Yemen, will attend an international arms ...

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UAE prince seeks asylum in rival Qatar

A UAE prince sought asylum in London's Qatar embassy, exposing tensions between the Emirati royal family

Three killed as worker opens fire at Saudi-<em>Yemen</em> border

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Three killed as worker opens fire at Saudi-Yemen border

A Saudi immigration worker opened fire at the only open border crossing between the kingdom and Yemen on Sunday, killing his colleague ...

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Saudi Arabia intercepts Houthi missile towards Najran

The Iran-backed Houthi rebels fired a missile from Saada towards bordering Najran.

US official applauds Iran sanctions, says linked to unrest

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US official applauds Iran sanctions, says linked to unrest

A Treasury official said Washington's use of sanctions are tied to protests that have rocked Iran, but stopped short of saying regime change is ...

Tortured, detained, disappeared: UAE abuses rife in southern <em>Yemen</em>

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Tortured, detained, disappeared: UAE abuses rife in southern Yemen

Security forces trained and financed by the United Arab Emirates in southern Yemen have engaged in enforced disappearances, torture and ...

Saudi Arabia pardons soldiers over <em>Yemen</em> conflict

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Saudi Arabia pardons soldiers over Yemen conflict

At least 10,000 people have been killed in Yemen's civil war, which has displaced two million people, helped spawn a cholera epidemic, and ...

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