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UAE temporarily suspends issuance of visit visas to Pakistan, 11 other countries until further notice
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UAE temporarily suspends issuance of visit visas to Pakistan, 11 other countries until further notice

Pakistan's Foreign Office on Wednesday confirmed the news saying that the decision by the UAE authorities is 'believed to be related to the second wave of COVID-19'

UAE and Israel football leagues sign MOU to bolster co-operation
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UAE and Israel football leagues sign MOU to bolster co-operation

The memorandum of understanding (MoU) comes after UAE in September became the first Gulf nation and third Arab state to officially establish relations with Israel, following Egypt in 1979 and Jordan in 1994.

Women's Challenger series to take place in UAE from 4 to 9 November, confirms senior IPL official
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Women's Challenger series to take place in UAE from 4 to 9 November, confirms senior IPL official

The much-awaited Challenger series, popularly known as women's mini IPL, will be held in the United Arab Emirates from 4 to 9 November, a senior IPL official confirmed the development.

Al-Nasr become first Arab club to sign an Israeli footballer; Diaa Sabia signs two-year contract
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Al-Nasr become first Arab club to sign an Israeli footballer; Diaa Sabia signs two-year contract

Sabia has scored 50 goals in 111 games in various competitions, including 24 in the 2018 season, and has 10 caps in the Israeli national team.

Saudi Arabia wants 'fair' solution for Palestinian issue: King Salman tells Donald Trump
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Saudi Arabia wants 'fair' solution for Palestinian issue: King Salman tells Donald Trump

The announcement came just days after the first direct commercial flight from Tel Aviv to Abu Dhabi passed through Saudi airspace

UAE's first interplanetary mission launches on 20 July – 'Hope' to be ninth active mission on Mars
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UAE's first interplanetary mission launches on 20 July – 'Hope' to be ninth active mission on Mars

The launch had been delayed on two occasions due to bad weather in Japan - n 15 July at 2.21 am IST and on Friday, 17 July at 2.13 am IST.

UAE's Mars orbiter mission seeks to bring Hope to more places than just the red planet
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UAE's Mars orbiter mission seeks to bring Hope to more places than just the red planet

Despite being the third-richest country in the world, the UAE’s scientific and engineering community is still small.

In Arab States, coronavirus pandemic traps African domestic workers who find themselves unemployed, abused
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In Arab States, coronavirus pandemic traps African domestic workers who find themselves unemployed, abused

In Arab states, fear of contagion has upset relations between many domestic workers and their employers.

UAE offers to host Indian Premier League 2020 if BCCI decides to shift league out of India
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UAE offers to host Indian Premier League 2020 if BCCI decides to shift league out of India

The Emirates Cricket Board has confirmed that it had expressed interest in hosting the IPL this year if India decides to shift the cash-rich T20 tournament out of the country in view of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Oil prices rise after Saudi Arabia pledge to deepen production cuts in June; Brent crude up 1.3%
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Oil prices rise after Saudi Arabia pledge to deepen production cuts in June; Brent crude up 1.3%

Oil prices rose on Tuesday, boosted by an unexpected commitment from Saudi Arabia to deepen production cuts in June to help drain a supply glut built up during the coronavirus crisis

Govt plans to fill strategic petroleum reserve by third week of May; to help refineries reduce excess crude
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Govt plans to fill strategic petroleum reserve by third week of May; to help refineries reduce excess crude

India plans to completely fill its strategic petroleum reserve (SPR) by the third week of May by moving about 19 million barrels into the sites by then, the managing director of the country’s SPR said on Tuesday

Coronavirus Outbreak: UAE extends curfew as COVID-19 cases increase, warns of reviewing labour ties with countries refusing to take back citizens
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Coronavirus Outbreak: UAE extends curfew as COVID-19 cases increase, warns of reviewing labour ties with countries refusing to take back citizens

Millions of migrant labourers, mainly from Asian countries, including Nepal, India and the Philippines, are among the region’s large expatriate population

Oil prices fall a third day; Brent crude heading for worst week since 1991 as plunging demand from virus outbreak grips market
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Oil prices fall a third day; Brent crude heading for worst week since 1991 as plunging demand from virus outbreak grips market

Oil prices were also impacted by record declines in equity markets with Japan’s Nikkei 225 falling by 10 percent on Friday after US markets fell by the most since Black Monday in 1987 on Thursday

UAE's appeal to strip Qatar of AFC Asian Cup 2019 title reaches Court of Arbitration for Sport
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UAE's appeal to strip Qatar of AFC Asian Cup 2019 title reaches Court of Arbitration for Sport

The UAE has alleged Qatar star forward Almoez Ali and defender Bassam Al-Rawi were not born there and did not meet FIFA nationality requirements to represent the country

Coronavirus outbreak in Iran: Kashmiri students, short of funds and struggling to get home, get cold shoulder from Indian authorities
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Coronavirus outbreak in Iran: Kashmiri students, short of funds and struggling to get home, get cold shoulder from Indian authorities

Every day, Kashmiri students in Iran awake to worried calls from family and friends back home who have heard news of an outbreak.

Iran's deputy health minister Iraj Harirchi who downplayed coronavirus fears tests positive for illness himself; Tehran sees rise in new case
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Iran's deputy health minister Iraj Harirchi who downplayed coronavirus fears tests positive for illness himself; Tehran sees rise in new case

The head of an Iranian government task force on the coronavirus who had urged the public not to overreact about its spread has tested positive for the illness himself, authorities said on Tuesday.

Coronavirus outbreak: Iran lawmaker claims 50 dead in city of Qom; officials deny claim, say 12 deaths so far
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Coronavirus outbreak: Iran lawmaker claims 50 dead in city of Qom; officials deny claim, say 12 deaths so far

Neighboring countries have reported infections from travelers from Iran in recent days, prompting several to shut their borders to Iranian citizens

Former India all-rounder Robin Singh appointed UAE's director of cricket, Dougie Brown sacked as head coach
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Former India all-rounder Robin Singh appointed UAE's director of cricket, Dougie Brown sacked as head coach

Former India all-rounder Robin Singh was appointed director of cricket of the United Arab Emirates, local media reported.

Palestine cuts ties with Israel, US after Arab League rejects Donald Trump's peace plan; blueprint proposes turning over key West Bank parts to Jerusalem
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Palestine cuts ties with Israel, US after Arab League rejects Donald Trump's peace plan; blueprint proposes turning over key West Bank parts to Jerusalem

The Palestinian Authority has cut all ties with the United States and Israel, including those relating to security, after rejecting a West Asia peace plan presented by US President Donald Trump.