Thursday, October 22, 2020

News

Etihad resumes Morocco flights

Dubai: Etihad Airways will resume passenger flights from Abu Dhabi to Casablanca and Rabat, starting from September 19. The airline...

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Bahrain becomes latest Arab nation to recognize Israel

WASHINGTON (AP) — Bahrain has become the latest Arab nation to agree to normalize ties with Israel as part of...

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Warring Afghans meet to find peace after decades of war

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Afghanistan’s warring sides started negotiations for the first time, bringing together the Taliban and...

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Long-awaited Afghan-Taliban peace talks begin in Qatar

DOHA, Sept 12 (Reuters) - The Afghanistan peace talks between representatives of the country's government and the Taliban militant group...

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Iran calls Bahrain’s move to normalise ties with Israel shameful – state TV

CAIRO, Sept 12 (Reuters) - Iranâ's foreign ministry has described Bahrainâ's move to normalise ties with Israel as shameful, state...

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Saudi coalition in Yemen launches air strikes in Sanaa – coalition-backed Yemeni forces, residents

ADEN, Sept 12 (Reuters) - The Saudi-led coalition in Yemen launched air strikes early on Saturday on two sites in...

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Lebanese firefighters douse remains of Beirut port fire

BEIRUT, Sept 11 (Reuters) - Lebanese firefighters and army helicopters on Friday put out the remains of a huge fire...

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Israeli minister says visit by UAE delegates under review as lockdown looms

JERUSALEM, Sept 11 (Reuters) - A first official visit to Israel by a United Arab Emirates delegation, provisionally planned for...

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Turkey says EU Mediterranean statement biased, open to talks with Greece

ANKARA, Sept 11 (Reuters) - Turkey slammed a statement by European Union Mediterranean states on Friday, saying the comments were...

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Syria reports Israeli airstrike near northern city of Aleppo

DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Israeli warplanes fired missiles on suburbs of the northern city of Aleppo early Friday, Syrian state...

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Huge explosions rock military facility in Jordan, no reports of casualties

AMMAN, Sept 11 (Reuters) - Jordan said a series of massive explosions that rocked the city of Zarqa early on...

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France tries forcing change on Lebanon’s politicians

BEIRUT (AP) — During his visit this month, French President Emmanuel Macron gave Lebanon’s politicians a road map for policy...

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Pompeo says Afghan negotiations likely to be ‘contentious’

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Much anticipated negotiations between Afghanistan's warring parties are likely to be “contentious,” U.S. Secretary of State Mike...

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Rights group: Libya militias used machine guns on protesters

CAIRO (AP) — A prominent human rights organization Thursday accused Libyan armed groups linked to the Tripoli-based government of using...

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Iran’s military holds annual drill near Strait of Hormuz – state TV

DUBAI, Sept 10 (Reuters) - Iran's military launched an annual drill in the Gulf near the strategic Strait of Hormuz...

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Reports

Economy

Israel’s Bank Hapoalim expects to work with UAE banks once normalisation...

DUBAI, Sept 9 (Reuters) - Israel's largest lender Bank Hapoalim expects to start working with banks in the United Arab Emirates once the two...

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Opinion