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Lisa Barrington

In U.S. ally Bahrain, Israel deal rallies a weakened opposition

17 Sep 2020

DUBAI Bahrain may have won international praise for following in the United Arab Emirates' footsteps and establishing ties with Israel, but the dramatic move by the close U.S. ally could stir a new wave of opposition at home.

In U.S. ally Bahrain, Israel deal rallies a weakened opposition

17 Sep 2020

DUBAI, Sept 17 Bahrain may have won international praise for following in the United Arab Emirates' footsteps and establishing ties with Israel, but the dramatic move by the close U.S. ally could stir a new wave of opposition at home.

Israeli, U.S. officials land in UAE, Kushner urges Palestinians to negotiate

12 Sep 2020

ABU DHABI Senior U.S. and Israeli officials landed in the United Arab Emirates on Monday on a historic trip to finalise a pact marking open relations between Israel and the Gulf state, and they told Palestinians it was now time for them to negotiate peace. | Video

Amid talks with Israel, UAE pursuit of stealth jets rumbles in background

07 Sep 2020

Al DHAFRA AIRBASE, Abu Dhabi Amid historic normalisation talks between Israel and the United Arab Emirates, American officials spent a morning at an Abu Dhabi air base housing U.S. stealth jets which the Gulf state hopes to buy despite Israeli objections.

After UAE-Israel breakthrough, Kushner pushes other Arabs to go next

02 Sep 2020

AL-DHAFRA AIR BASE, Abu Dhabi After accompanying an Israeli delegation to the UAE for historic normalisation talks, White House adviser Jared Kushner set off on a tour of other Gulf capitals on Tuesday, looking for more Arab support.

Amid talks with Israel, UAE pursuit of stealth jets rumbles in background

01 Sep 2020

Al DHAFRA AIRBASE, Abu Dhabi Amid historic normalisation talks between Israel and the United Arab Emirates, American officials spent a morning at an Abu Dhabi air base housing U.S. stealth jets which the Gulf state hopes to buy despite Israeli objections.

UAE, Israeli ministers pledge defence cooperation

25 Aug 2020

DUBAI/JERUSALEM Top UAE and Israeli defence officials on Tuesday held their first publicly-acknowledged phone call since their countries' agreement to normalise ties, officials said, heralding possible security cooperation.

Dubai's highest court rejects superyacht seizure appeal in mammoth divorce battle

20 Aug 2020

DUBAI Dubai's highest court has rejected an appeal by the ex-wife of a Russian billionaire to seize a £350 million ($460 million)superyacht in one of the world's costliest divorce battles, a court ruling last week said.

Oman transfers powers from Sultan's remit in government revamp

18 Aug 2020

DUBAI Oman's sultan has designated ministers of foreign affairs and finance, and a new central bank chairman, titles formerly held by the sultan himself, in a revamp that may signal a pick-up in reform momentum for the struggling oil producer.

UAE-Israel phone lines open after accord to normalise ties

16 Aug 2020

DUBAI/JERUSALEM The UAE and Israeli foreign ministers held their first publicly-acknowledged call on Sunday after the Gulf state opened telephone lines to Israel as part of a normalisation of ties.

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