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Russia’s nuclear threat and the future of Gulf nonproliferation

  • Russian President Vladimir Putin last week warned that if the territorial integrity of Russia was threatened, he would “certainly use all the means at our disposal to protect Russia and our people. It is not a bluff.” That was interpreted as implicitly referring to nuclear weapons. This is not ...
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Yemeni forces drive Al-Qaeda from stronghold after bitter fighting

  • AL-MUKALLA: Yemeni forces say they have driven Al-Qaeda out of a key stronghold in the south of the country, after fierce fighting in which 32 soldiers and at least 24 militants were killed. Mohammed Al-Naqeeb, a spokesman for the pro-independence Southern Transitional Council, which commands...
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UAE In-Focus — Hospitality market to expand by 25% by 2030; Dubai to announce hydrogen strategy soon

  • DUBAI: The UAE’s hospitality market is set to expand by 25 percent by 2030, with a further 48,000 rooms adding to the nation’s extensive 200,000 key portfolio, according to a study conducted by Knight Frank. The global property consultancy said in its report that Dubai will account for the li...
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Arab League, Egypt condemn repeated Israeli violations of Al-Aqsa

  • CAIRO: The Arab League and Egypt have condemned the storming of Al-Aqsa Mosque by Israeli forces and several settlers, holding the Israeli government responsible for igniting the situation. Tension increased at the compound on Monday with incursions into the area by hundreds of Jewish settler...
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Arab Fashion Week to kick off in Dubai in October 

  • DUBAI: Arab Fashion Week, organized by the Arab Fashion Council, is set to return to Dubai next month. From Oct. 10-15, fashion designers from the region and further afield will present their womenswear collections in a series of runway shows to be held at Dubai Design District.&...
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Gulf, Arab delegations attend former Japan PM Shinzo Abe’s state funeral

  • DUBAI: Saudi Arabia’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Prince Faisal bin Farhan Al-Saud attended Japan’s former Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s state funeral on Tuesday. During the funeral ceremony, Prince Faisal conveyed the condolences of Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman to Japanese Prime Mini...
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PM Sharif calls inquiry over audio leaks at prime minister’s office

  • ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif has summoned a meeting of the country's National Security Committee (NSC) this week, the interior minister said on Monday, after a slew of audio recordings of conversations between key government figures were leaked online from the PM'...
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Saudi Capital Market Authority approves three new IPOs as listing wave continues

  • RIYADH: Saudi Arabia’s Capital Market Authority has approved another three initial public offerings in the midst of a listing wave on the Saudi bourses. The market regulator has approved an application from Power and Water Utility Co. for Jubail and Yanbu to register and sell 73.09 million sh...
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Algeria’s UN integration will develop with support, says FM Lamamra

  • LONDON: Algeria’s development remains on track and will continue with the support of UN member states, the country’s foreign minister Ramtane Lamamra said on Monday. During his speech at the General Assembly Debate, Lamamra also reaffirmed his country’s push for a non-permanent seat on the UN...
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Japan ex-PM Shinzo Abe’s state funeral underway

  • DUBAI/TOKYO: Japan began a controversial state funeral for assassinated former prime minister Shinzo Abe on Tuesday, with his widow Akie carrying his ashes into a Tokyo hall where thousands of mourners gathered. Dressed in a black kimono, Akie carried the ashes in a box covered with a decorat...
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