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Sheikha Latifa, pictured in 2006, said in a video aired by BBC televions that she fears for her life MARWAN NAAMANI AFP/File

UN rights office asks UAE for proof that captured princess is alive

dpa - The UN Human Rights Office has asked the United Arab Emirates whether the vice president's daughter, Princess Latifa, is still alive,...
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United Arab Emirates to establish embassy in Israel

dpa/GNA - The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has approved the establishment of an Emirati embassy in the Israeli city of Tel Aviv, WAM...
A scinetist is doing research on a vaccine against COVID-19 in Shanghai. Photo:Yang Hui/Global Times

Booming vaccine cooperation between China, developing world

With more evidence suggesting their efficacy and safety, Chinese vaccines have been registered and used in more countries, especially those in the developing world. Indonesian...
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UAE to reopen borders with Qatar after diplomatic row ends

dpa/GNA – The United Arab Emirates (UAE) will reopen its land, sea and air borders with Qatar starting from Saturday after an agreement...
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African Union hails Gulf diplomatic rapprochement

The African Union on Wednesday hailed the diplomatic rapprochement to end a blockade against the Gulf nation of Qatar. "I wish to commend Saudi...
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US-Israeli delegation on way to Morocco in diplomatic first

A US-Israeli delegation flight to Morocco took off on Tuesday, less than two weeks after Morocco joined a growing list of Arab countries to...
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UAE hosts “Africa Futures Forum” to draw-up priorities for African Union Agenda 2063

The key points of the African Union’s Agenda 2063 were discussed at an event hosted by the World Government Summit, in partnership with the...
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Ghana identifies Pfizer and Modena COVID-19 vaccines for deployment

A National Technical Working Group established by the Ghana Health Service (GHS) is currently assessing the possibility of deploying COVID-19 vaccines in the country. The...

Egyptian actor to face trial over photo with Israeli singer

Egyptian actor and singer Mohammed Ramadan will face trial next month following outrage in Egypt when a photo of him and an Israeli singer...
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Rawlings: Diplomatic corps, security heads, religious leaders sign book of condolence

Members of the Diplomatic Corps in Ghana, Heads of Security Agencies and religious leaders, on Tuesday signed the book of condolence for the late...

United Arab Emirates to end leniency in punishing ‘honour killings’

The United Arab Emirates said Saturday that it is cancelling "lenient" punishments of so-called "honour killings" as part as of the biggest overhauls of...
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EU sanctions violators of UN Libya arms embargo

EU foreign ministers have agreed to sanction violators of the UN embargo on arms flowing into Libya, EU sources told dpa on Monday. The measures...
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UN-recognized Libya premier seeks to hand over power by October’s end

Fayez al-Serraj, the prime minister of Libya's internationally recognized government, said on Wednesday he intends to hand over power by the end of October. "I...

UAE vows ‘unwavering’ commitment to Palestinians ahead of US ceremony

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) remains committed to a two-state solution to the Middle East conflict, a UAE official wrote in an Israeli daily...

Bahrain to allow flights between Israel and UAE to use its airspace

Bahrain will allow "all flights coming to and departing" from the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to cross its airspace, a move that comes weeks...

US praises ‘first of many’ as Israel sends first flight to UAE

The first direct commercial flight between Israel and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) landed in Abu Dhabi on Monday, almost three weeks after the...
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo (R) speaks during a press briefing in Washington D.C., the United States, on March 5, 2020. Pompeo said Thursday the increasing violence in some parts of Afghanistan was unacceptable, urging warring parties to "stop posturing" before intra-Afghan peace talks. (Xinhua/Liu Jie)

Pompeo says U.S. to keep Israel’s military edge

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Monday that the U.S. will continue to ensure Israel's military edge in the Middle East under...
The research vessel Xuelong sails in the fog. (Photo from the official website of the State Oceanic Administration)

Iran accuses UAE of attack on fishing vessels, killing 2 crew members

Iran on Thursday accused the United Arab Emirates of having attacked Iranian fishing vessels earlier this week, killing two fishermen and arresting the remaining...
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Pirates hijack Panama-flagged ship off Somalia

Pirates have hijacked a ship flying Panama's flag off Somalia's northern coast, a police officer said on Thursday. The transport vessel was on its way...
GAZA, July 26, 2020 (Xinhua) -- People attend a press conference in Gaza City, on July 26, 2020. Dozens of Palestinians, mostly young people, launched on Sunday a campaign to urge Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas' Fatah party and Hamas, ruler of the Gaza Strip, to achieve national reconciliation to confront the rising threat of the Israeli government. (Photo by Rizek Abdeljawad/Xinhua)

Signing peace agreement with Israel isolates UAE – Palestinian official

A senior Palestinian official said on Thursday that signing a peace agreement with Israel would isolate the United Arab Emirates (UAE) from the Arab...
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Palestinians fear more Arab countries to follow suit after Israel-UAE deal

The recent normalization deal reached between Israel and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) sparks fear that more Arab countries may achieve similar deals with...

63 killed in Sudan due to heavy rains

A total of 63 people have been killed due to the torrential rains hit Sudan, the country's National Council for Civil Defense said...
The Long March-11 rocket, a solid propellant carrier developed by China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation, launches six small satellites into orbit from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in northwest China on January 19. (Photo by Xie Shangguo from People’s Daily Online)

NASA successfully launches Mars rover Perseverance on first attempt

Thursday successfully launched its newest rover to Mars, in an ambitious mission seeking signs of past Martian life. "The Mars 2020 Perseverance rover, powered by...
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Time to go to Mars

If you want to take a trip to Mars, now is the time to go. Every 26 months, Mars reaches the closest...
UAE's 1st Mars orbiter

Things to know about UAE’s 1st Mars orbiter

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) on Monday launched its Hope probe, also the Arab world's first Mars orbiter, at 6:58 a.m. local time (2158...
A man watches a big screen displaying the booster rocket of the Hope Probe ahead of its launch from Tanegashima Island in Japan, at the Mohammed bin Rashid Space Centre in Dubai, United Arab Emirates July 20, 2020. REUTERS/Ahmed Jadallah

UAE 1st Mars orbiter “ambitious and pioneering” in Arab world

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) on Monday celebrated the launch of its Hope probe, Arab world's first Mars orbiter, deemed as an ambitious and...
UAE's 1st Mars orbiter

“communication established” with 1st Mars orbiter – UAE

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) on Monday successfully launched its first Mars orbiter, the Hope Probe, said the UAE government. "The UAE...
Syrians Stranded In Egypt Return Home

232 Syrians stranded in Egypt return home

A total of 232 Syrians returned home from Egypt on Thursday, as part of the Syrian government's efforts to repatriate all Syrians stranded abroad...
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ESCAP, IRENA Scale- Up Joint Efforts to Support Asia-Pacific’s Crisis Response

The United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) and the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) will work together to...
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Hardest-hit countries in Mideast see continued slowdown in COVID-19 epidemic, with cautious ease of...

Turkey on Saturday reported 1,983 new COVID-19 cases, the first time the figure has dropped below 2,000 since March 30, while 65 new fatalities...