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Kuwait, Qatar COVID-19 daily cases soar past previous highs
Middle East

Kuwait, Qatar COVID-19 daily cases soar past previous highs

DOHA, Jan 9 (Reuters) – Daily coronavirus infection rates reported by Kuwait and Qatar have soared past previous peaks recorded…
Israel to start reopening to foreigners, even as Omicron surges
Middle East

Israel to start reopening to foreigners, even as Omicron surges

JERUSALEM, Jan 3 (Reuters) – Israel said on Monday it will admit foreigners with presumed COVID-19 immunity from countries deemed…
Live updates: Biden near staffer who later tested positive
World

Live updates: Biden near staffer who later tested positive

WASHINGTON — The White House says President Joe Biden had close contact with a staff member who later tested positive…
The AP Interview: UN nuke chief says view of Iran blurred
Middle East

The AP Interview: UN nuke chief says view of Iran blurred

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The head of the United Nations nuclear watchdog warned Tuesday that the restrictions…
Iran sticks to stance as nuclear talks resume, EU, Russia stress urgency
Middle East

Iran sticks to stance as nuclear talks resume, EU, Russia stress urgency

VIENNA, Dec 9 (Reuters) – Iran’s top negotiator said on Thursday he was sticking to positions Tehran set out when…
Bahrain parliament approves value-added tax increase to 10%
Middle East

Bahrain parliament approves value-added tax increase to 10%

DUBAI, Dec 8 (Reuters) – Bahrain’s parliament has approved the doubling of value-added tax to 10%, a member of parliament…
Saudis, UAE detect first cases of new coronavirus variant
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Saudis, UAE detect first cases of new coronavirus variant

Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates said Wednesday they detected their first cases of the new coronavirus variant, recording…
UAE ready to coordinate solution on the refugee crisis
Middle East

UAE ready to coordinate solution on the refugee crisis

Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko announced that the United Arab Emirates’ is ready to coordinate a solution to the refugee crisis…
Airbus strikes 2nd major aircraft deal of Dubai Air Show
Middle East

Airbus strikes 2nd major aircraft deal of Dubai Air Show

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Airbus clinched a major deal on Monday valued into the billions of dollars to…
Dubai’s Expo opens, bringing first World Fair to the Mideast
Middle East

Dubai’s Expo opens, bringing first World Fair to the Mideast

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — After eight years of planning and billions of dollars in spending, the Middle East’s…
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