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World - Region
12/6/2021 12:58:24 PM
The national security adviser of the United Arab Emirates met Monday with his Iranian counterpart and the country's hard-line president in Tehran, a major visit for the Gulf Arab federation that has long viewed the Islamic Republic as its main regional threat.

World - Region
12/4/2021 8:37:43 PM
France's president and Saudi Arabia's crown prince held a joint phone call with Lebanon's prime minister during Emmanuel Macron's visit to the kingdom on Saturday, in a significant gesture amid an unprecedented crisis between Lebanon and Saudi Arabia.

World - Region
12/4/2021 11:52:46 AM
French President Emmanuel Macron, on a visit to the Gulf, expressed appreciation to Qatar on Saturday for helping to organise the latest evacuation to France of more than 250 threatened Afghans.

World - Region
12/3/2021 4:05:36 PM
France announced the signing Friday of a 16 billion-euro ($18 billion) armaments mega-contract for the sale of 80 of its upgraded Rafale warplanes to the United Arab Emirates.

World - Region
12/3/2021 3:33:48 PM
Lebanon's information minister resigned Friday, saying he hoped the much anticipated move will open the way for easing an unprecedented diplomatic crisis with Saudi Arabia and other Gulf Arab countries. That crisis has added to immense economic troubles facing Lebanon, already mired in a financial meltdown.

World - Region
12/3/2021 12:10:35 PM
Lebanon's information minister is expected to announce his resignation Friday, in a bid to ease an unprecedented diplomatic crisis with Saudi Arabia and other Gulf countries.

World - Region
12/1/2021 9:59:37 PM
Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates said Wednesday they detected their first cases of the new coronavirus variant, recording the first known instances of omicron infections in the Persian Gulf region.

Al-Ahram Weekly - World
11/30/2021 11:19:27 PM
Ahmed Mostafa explores recent exchanges between Ankara and Abu Dhabi

World - Region
11/29/2021 1:43:54 PM
Lebanon's president arrived in Qatar Monday for the opening ceremony of an Arab soccer tournament amid - and for talks on the diplomatic crisis between Beirut and oil-rich Gulf nations.

World - Region
11/28/2021 11:45:56 AM
The US Navy has rescued two Iranian seamen who had been adrift for eight days on a fishing boat in Gulf waters, a statement said on Sunday.

World - Region
11/23/2021 9:18:03 PM
Lebanon's interior minister said Tuesday that every delay in resolving the diplomatic crisis with Gulf nations threatens to affect the lives of more Lebanese already reeling from a massive economic crisis.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Economy
11/21/2021 11:23:00 AM
Financial remittances from abroad can enhance economic growth and promote development in the Arab world, Secretary-General of the Union of Arab Banks Wissam Fattouh tells Al-Ahram Weekly.

World - Region
11/19/2021 12:47:05 PM
Tehran on Friday criticised as "illegitimate" a Western statement that assured Arab allies their security interests would be taken into account during talks aimed at reviving the Iran nuclear deal.

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
11/15/2021 7:46:00 PM
Egypt’s new Ambassador to Qatar Amr El-Sherbini presented on Monday his credentials to the Gulf state's Emir Tamim bin Hamed Al-Thani, the Egyptian foreign ministry announced.

World - Region
11/12/2021 4:08:49 PM
Lebanese Information Minister George Kordahi - whose remarks on Yemen's war sparked a row with Gulf Arab states - said Friday he would consider resigning if diplomatic measures taken against his country are dropped.

World - Region
11/11/2021 4:53:39 PM
The United Arab Emirates and Bahrain are holding their first joint naval exercise with Israel, a year after normalising ties with the Jewish state, the US Navy said on Thursday.

World - Region
11/10/2021 5:33:58 PM
Kuwait is to limit the number of visas it issues for Lebanese nationals as a diplomatic row festers between Beirut and Gulf states, a security source in the emirate said Wednesday.

World - Region
11/8/2021 6:01:00 PM
The Arab League on Monday pressed for an easing of tensions between Lebanon and Gulf Arab states over a Lebanese minister's comments on the Yemen war.

World - Region
11/7/2021 9:34:56 AM
Iran's military began its annual war games in a coastal area of the Gulf of Oman, state TV reported Sunday, less than a month before upcoming nuclear talks with the West.

World - Region
11/4/2021 8:17:37 PM
Lebanon's prime minister on Thursday again urged the information minister to 'do what needs to be done', an apparent appeal for him step down over an unprecedented diplomatic rift with Saudi Arabia.

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