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Turkey lifts PCR requirement for unvaccinated in some areas

  • ISTANBUL: Turkey will no longer require unvaccinated individuals to take a PCR test for COVID-19 before using planes, buses or other transportation, or before attending events such as concerts, plays or movies, the state-owned Anadolu Agency said on Saturday. Citing the Interior Ministry, Anad...
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UAE, Bahrain to launch joint nanosatellite to ISS on Tuesday

  • LONDON: The UAE and Bahrain are set to launch a joint nanosatellite to the International Space Station on Tuesday, representing a major milestone of cooperation in space science, technology and engineering between the two countries. “Light-1 will take off onboard a SpaceX CRS-24 flight on boar...
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How Egypt turned the page with a comeback on the regional stage

  • BOGOTA/ABU DHABI: Egypt has experienced a decade of upheaval since the overthrow of Hosni Mubarak in 2011, contending with two revolutions, environmental pressures, and more recently the economic challenges of COVID-19. And yet, this most populous of Arab countries, straddling the African and...
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Expo 2020 Dubai ready for the world with star-studded launch show

  • DUBAI: After a year’s delay Expo 2020 Dubai finally opens its doors tonight with a star-studded ceremony held before an audience of 3,000 people. The opening ceremony will feature top acts including world-famous tenor Andrea Bocelli; Grammy-nominated, Golden-Globe-winning actress, singer and ...
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Expo 2020 Dubai ready for the world with star-studded launch show

  • DUBAI: After a year’s delay Expo 2020 Dubai finally opens its doors tonight with a star-studded ceremony held before an audience of 3,000 people. The opening ceremony will feature top acts including world-famous tenor Andrea Bocelli; Grammy-nominated, Golden-Globe-winning actress, singer and ...
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Former US envoy Gerald Feierstein says original Saudi strategy in Yemen was right to end Houthi assaults

  • Houthi violence and backing from Iran has shown US President Joe Biden that the original Saudi strategy to force the Houthis to end their military assaults is the only way to end the crisis in Yemen, the former ambassador to the Gulf country said on Wednesday.   Biden had called for th...
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UAE assists US in money laundering ‘landmark’ case

  • DUBAI: UAE law enforcement assisted in the apprehension of six individuals facing criminal charges by a federal grand jury in Los Angeles, state news agency WAM reported on Friday. Six fraudsters, including Nigerian socialite Ray Hushpuppi, are alleged of defrauding a Qatari school founder an...
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‘Limited change’ is most Lebanese can expect warns Paul Salem, Middle East Institute president

  • Confronted by its worst economic crisis in decades and still reeling from last year’s massive explosion at its main port, Lebanon faces a long road to recovery and its people should only expect “limited change” even from elections, a veteran Lebanese American analyst predicted on Wednesday. W...
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Coronavirus challenges persist in some Arab countries

  • CHICAGO: COVID-19 remains a serious risk to Arab nations and the threat could escalate as the delta variant continues to spread, experts said on Wednesday. Although many Arab countries were spared the most drastic infection rates seen elsewhere in the world during the first wave of the virus ...
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Syrian rebels attack army outposts in southern Syria

  • AMMAN: Syrian rebels waged a spate of mortar attacks on Syrian army checkpoints in the southern province of Daraa, rebels, residents and the army said on Thursday. This is the biggest flare-up of violence since government forces retook the restive region three years ago. The widespread attack...
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