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

Pompeo met Abu Dhabi's powerful crown prince, Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, while on his short trip to the UAE.

Yemen president heads to UAE as Hodeida assault looms

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Yemen president heads to UAE as Hodeida assault looms

Exiled Yemeni leader Abedrabbo Mansour Hadi headed to the UAE in an apparent attempt to patch up relations ahead of an assault on a key rebel-held port.

Sheikha Hala, wife of Bahrain's crown prince, dies

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Sheikha Hala, wife of Bahrain's crown prince, dies

Sheikha Hala bint D'aji Al Khalifa, the wife of Bahrain's crown prince, has died, the country's news agency has reported

UAE attempting to buy property in Jerusalem, cleric warns

The New Arab

UAE attempting to buy property in Jerusalem, cleric warns

The United Arab Emirates allegedly trying to buy up property in occupied east Jerusalem close to the Al-Aqsa mosque, a Palestinian ...

The New Arab

Manchester campaigners 'name street' after jailed Emirati activist

Supporters of jailed Emirati human rights activist Ahmed Mansoor, held a 'street renaming' ceremony in Manchester on Thursday, to highlight his case.

Imad K. Harb

One year later: A necessary reckoning in the GCC

Comment: Countries blockading Qatar must reflect on how their attempts to control the Gulf are destabilising the entire region, writes Imad K. ...

The New Arab

Riyadh, Abu Dhabi 'used sleazy Washington lobbyists' against Qatar

Saudi Arabia and the UAE have been dealing with a pair of controversial Washington lobbyists to sway the US government to sanction Qatar, an ...

The New Arab

Mr President: Our iftar will be in Jerusalem

Zain's latest Ramadan video, which shows a young boy's message to world leaders, has gone viral.

Two princes in a hurry shake up the Gulf

Anne Gadel and Mourad el-Bouanani

Two princes in a hurry shake up the Gulf

Comment: In UAE and Saudi Arabia, two princes are driving a geopolitical shake up. But do they share a common strategy? ask Anne Gadel and ...

CJ Werleman

Trump's other foreign collusion scandal

Comment: Government-by-highest-bidder has reached foreign policy, with UAE paymasters spending millions to influence Congress and the White ...

UAE 'sent Republicans millions' to push anti-Qatar agenda

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UAE 'sent Republicans millions' to push anti-Qatar agenda

George Nader, now a witness in the Mueller probe, wired $2.5m to a Republican party fundraiser to promote anti-Qatar policies.

Pompeo's appointment bodes ill for the Middle East

Emile Nakhleh

Pompeo's appointment bodes ill for the Middle East

The appointment of Mike Pompeo as secretary of state does not bode well for the people of the Middle East, and could damage US standing in the ...

Trump, a mediator in the GCC crisis?

Imad K. Harb

Trump, a mediator in the GCC crisis?

Comment: The Trump administration has emphasised the importance of GCC unity since the blockade of Qatar began, writes Imad K. Harb.

Will Kushner-gate become the scandal of the century?

Maryam Al-Khater

Will Kushner-gate become the scandal of the century?

Comment: Could revelations that Kushner and other Trump associates are possibly colluding in key US political decisions for financial gain be ...

Maryam Al-Khater

Kushner-gate and the Qatar blockade: Scandal of the century?

Comment: Could revelations that Kushner and other Trump associates are possibly colluding in the blockade of Qatar for financial gain be the scandal of the century?

The New Arab

Mueller 'foreign meddling' probe expands into UAE campaign-influencing allegations

Mueller, the special counsel, is looking at claims the UAE funnelled money to Donald Trump's campaign team during his successful election bid.

The New Arab

Saudi, Emirati Western PR efforts may amount to meddling

Successive revelations show the deep reach of Saudi and Emirati-funded lobby groups in Western capitals, in what could amount to internal ...

The New Arab

Qatar 96: Al Jazeera reveals details of Saudi-sponsored coup

Al-Jazeera on Sunday aired the first part of 'Qatar 96', a documentary series being shown for the first time about a coup against the ...

Dubai-based broadcaster MBC ordered to take Turkish soaps off-air

The New Arab

Dubai-based broadcaster MBC ordered to take Turkish soaps off-air

One of the Arab world's biggest broadcasters MBC has been ordered to drop popular Turkish dramas, as tensions between the UAE and Turkey heat up.

Omar Mashjari

UAE's vested interests are prolonging the conflict in Yemen

The long read: By sponsoring the southern secession effort, the UAE is seeking to advance its own interests in the country and the region, ...

Divergent Saudi and Emirati agendas deepen Yemen crisis

Stasa Salacanin

Divergent Saudi and Emirati agendas deepen Yemen crisis

The war in Yemen has spiralled out of control as Saudi and UAE allies turn on each other in Aden, undermining the image of a unified Saudi-led ...

Trump threatens to cancel Gulf summit over Qatar blockade

The New Arab

Trump threatens to cancel Gulf summit over Qatar blockade

Donald Trump warned that a planned Camp David summit will not take place in May if Saudi Arabia and its allies do not take steps toward ...

Qatar, Saudi-led bloc leaders to soon meet with Trump

The New Arab

Qatar, Saudi-led bloc leaders to soon meet with Trump

The leaders of Qatar, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates will soon meet with US President Donald Trump, amid efforts to resolve a ...

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