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Israeli president to make first-ever state visit to UAE

Israeli president to make first-ever state visit to UAE

Israel's president Isaac Herzog will make the first visit to the United Arab Emirates by the country's head of state next week, his office said. The high profile visit by Herzog aims at further cementing the burgeoning ties …

UAE temporarily bans the use of private UAVs in the country

UAE temporarily bans the use of private UAVs in the country

The United Arab Emirates' (UAE) authorities have imposed a temporary ban on the use of private drones and light sports aircraft in the country, the press service of the Ministry of Internal Affairs informs. It is clarified that …

How Turkish-Saudi ties can move forward

How Turkish-Saudi ties can move forward

The winds of normalisation are blowing across the Middle East bringing calm to the Gulf and to ties between Turkey and Egypt. The latest rapprochement appears to be between Turkiye and Saudi Arabia,  …

Iran's connectivity plans suddenly rumble to life

Iran's connectivity plans suddenly rumble to life

The second freight train running from Pakistan to Turkey through Iran has departed with the coordination of customs, railways and forwarders in the three countries following the successful launch of the service last month, Fars news agency …

Flight Global counted all the fighter jets across the globe

Flight Global counted all the fighter jets across the globe

The website dedicated to aviation, FlightGlobal has published its 2022 World Air Forces directory, highlighting the latest trends in global force postures and inventories.   The report initially focuses on the aftermath of the …

Qatar, Israel reach agreement on diamond trade

Qatar, Israel reach agreement on diamond trade

Qatar is not part to the Abraham Accords for normalizing ties with Israel, but this did not prevent it from reaching a bilateral agreement with Israel on the trade of diamonds.

Can Egypt become a global LNG power?

Can Egypt become a global LNG power?

Egypt’s long-suffering LNG industry is finally experiencing some success as it takes advantage of European gas market constraints and exploits regional geopolitical developments. Cairo’s dream of becoming a global LNG player was derailed by a combination of the Arab Spring, conflict with Turkey, and then COVID demand destruction

US to warn UAE against trade with Iran

US to warn UAE against trade with Iran

The United States will send a high-ranking delegation to the UAE to warn Emirati businesses about the risks they are exposing themselves to due to their trade with Iran,  which has come under American sanctions in connection …

UAE announces move to Saturday-Sunday weekend

UAE announces move to Saturday-Sunday weekend

The United Arab Emirates said on Tuesday it would transition to a four and half-day working week starting next year, with the full weekend falling on Saturday and Sunday in a move aimed at better aligning its economy with global markets. …

The Geopolitical Game That Could Transform Gas Markets

The Geopolitical Game That Could Transform Gas Markets

At a time when media and financial analysts are fully focused on oil futures, natural gas markets are moving again. East Mediterranean gas futures, in particular, seem to be looking up due to some ongoing regional developments, …

Interpol elects UAE official as president

Interpol elects UAE official as president

Interpol on Thursday elected a contentious official from the United Arab Emirates as its new president during the international law enforcement body’s annual General Assembly held in Istanbul. Maj. Gen. Ahmed Naser al-Raisi, …

UAE sets up $10 bln fund to support Turkey

UAE sets up $10 bln fund to support Turkey

he United Arab Emirates (UAE) has set aside a $10 billion fund to invest in Turkey, the chairperson of one of the emirate's sovereign wealth funds, ADQ, said in a statement late Wednesday. Earlier on the same day, Turkey and the UAE …

Aeroflot will fly to Abu Dhabi three times

Aeroflot will fly to Abu Dhabi three times

The press service of the Russian airline Aeroflot announced the launch of regular flights to Abu Dhabi. Aeroflot has launched regular flights to the capital of the United Arab Emirates, Abu Dhabi, "the message says. It is …

Russia to refocus energy strategy

Russia to refocus energy strategy

Russia's aim to be carbon neutral by 2060 -- announced by President Putin in the run-up to the COP26 climate meeting -- will require a huge restructuring of its economy, which is today heavily dependent on oil and gas revenues