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Amnesty raises to 304 number of Iranians killed in protests DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) Amnesty International said Monday that at least 304 people were killed in last month’s anti-government protests in Iran, a significantly higher number than what the rights group had reported previously. The protests,
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Talks between Saudi Arabia and Qatar good for the region: Iran foreign minister Talks between Saudi Arabia and Qatar to heal their two-year rift are a good development for the whole Gulf region, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Sunday in Doha. Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain and Egypt cut diplomat
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Inside the UAE's lobbying efforts to lift European weapons-export bans The United Arab Emirates has lobbied several European countries to ease restrictions on weapons exports following a series of strikes in the Gulf this year, according to three Western diplomats and two other people with knowledge of the discussions. Emira
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Miami International Holdings and MidChains Sign Letter of Intent, Will Pursue Joint Technology and Crypto and Digital Asset Product Opportunities ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates and PRINCETON, N.J., Dec. 11, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Miami International Holdings, Inc. (MIH), the parent holding company of the MIAX Options, MIAX PEARL and MIAX Emerald options exchanges (the MIAX Exchange Group), and MidCh
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Trump, Obama advisers say Russia, Iran remain threats to US ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) Russia’s challenge to NATO and democratic nations, as well as Iran’s influence on the wider Middle East, remain two of the top threats to world peace, two former White House advisers to presidents Barack Ob
The Seattle Times | Dec 10, 2019 3:23 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Seattle, Washington
Security clearance loophole allowed ex-NSA hackers to work for UAE How do you keep a coveted top-secret U.S. government security clearance while working for a foreign spy service? That question vexed U.S. intelligence operatives recruited to work as contractors for a secret United Arab Emirates hacking team.
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SPECIAL REPORT-White House veterans helped Gulf monarchy build secret surveillance unit In the years after 9/11, former U.S. counterterrorism czar Richard Clarke warned Congress that the country needed more expansive spying powers to prevent another catastrophe. In 2008, Clarke went to work as a consultant guiding the United Arab Emirates as
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UAE-based Crescent Petroleum has invested over $3 bln in Iraq -CEO United Arab Emirates-based energy firm Crescent Petroleum has invested over $3 billion in Iraq, its chief executive said on Tuesday. "We have invested over $3 billion in Iraq over the last 10 years and that rate is increasing," Majid Jafar said, speaking
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United Arab Emirates B2C E-Commerce Market 2019-2022 DUBLIN, Dec. 9, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The "UAE B2C E-Commerce Market 2019" report has been added to's offering. The report UAE B2C E-Commerce Market 2019 unveils the top growth drivers and trends in the UAE's online retail sales, con
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Cheney warns disengagement in Mideast benefits Iran, Russia DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) Former Vice President Dick Cheney warned Monday that American disengagement in the Middle East will benefit only Iran and Russia, indirectly criticizing President Donald Trump’s pledges to pull forces out of the regi
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