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Most Gulf bourses slide on fears over COVID-19 variant
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Most Gulf bourses slide on fears over COVID-19 variant

Nov 28 (Reuters) – Most Gulf stock markets fell sharply in early trade on Sunday, with the Saudi index suffering…
New UAE criminal code among 40 legal changes in reform push
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New UAE criminal code among 40 legal changes in reform push

DUBAI, Nov 27 (Reuters) – The United Arab Emirates on Saturday said a new criminal code would come into force…
Saudi Arabia grants citizenship to group of “talented” expats
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Saudi Arabia grants citizenship to group of “talented” expats

DUBAI, Nov 15 (Reuters) – Saudi Arabia has granted citizenship to a group of expatriates including doctors, clerics and academics,…
Saudi Arabia sees no purpose in engaging Lebanon at this time, says foreign minister
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Saudi Arabia sees no purpose in engaging Lebanon at this time, says foreign minister

DUBAI, Nov 14 (Reuters) – Saudi Arabia’s foreign minister said the kingdom does not plan to engage with the Lebanese…
Lebanon information minister says he is not challenging Mikati or Saudi Arabia
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Lebanon information minister says he is not challenging Mikati or Saudi Arabia

BEIRUT, Nov 12 (Reuters) – Lebanon information minister George Kordahi said on Friday he is not challenging Prime Minister Najib…
Emirates gets more aid from Dubai as first half losses narrow
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Emirates gets more aid from Dubai as first half losses narrow

DUBAI, Nov 10 (Reuters) – Emirates got a further 2.5 billion dirhams ($ 681 million) in state support in the…
Abu Dhabi to allow non-Muslim civil marriage under family law shakeup
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Abu Dhabi to allow non-Muslim civil marriage under family law shakeup

DUBAI, Nov 7 (Reuters) – Non-Muslims will be allowed to marry, divorce and get joint child custody under civil law…
Fate of Lebanon minister after row with Gulf stirs division
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Fate of Lebanon minister after row with Gulf stirs division

BEIRUT (AP) — The diplomatic row between Lebanon and Saudi Arabia is aggravating divisions in Lebanon, already reeling from an…
Lebanon’s top Christian cleric calls on authorities to defuse crisis with Gulf
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Lebanon’s top Christian cleric calls on authorities to defuse crisis with Gulf

DUBAI, Oct 31 (Reuters) – Lebanese Maronite Patriarch Bechara Boutros Al-Rai called on the authorities on Sunday to take a…
Kuwait, UAE join Saudi Arabia with measures against Lebanon
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Kuwait, UAE join Saudi Arabia with measures against Lebanon

BEIRUT (AP) — Lebanese politicians scrambled to resolve a diplomatic spat with Saudi Arabia and other Gulf nations on Saturday,…
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