https://english.alahednews.com.lb/nicons/rsslogo.png https://english.alahednews.com.lb/ Alahednews https://english.alahednews.com.lb/ Alahednews Kuwait Swears in New Gov’t amid Mounting Crises Kuwait’s new Cabinet was sworn in weeks after the government quit. https://english.alahednews.com.lb/58613/548 Jordan, PA Accuse “Israeli” Extremists of Storming Haram Al-Sharif “230 Jewish extremists stormed the mosque, conducted tours, and practiced public Talmudic rituals and prayers inside its yards”. https://english.alahednews.com.lb/58547/548 Owner of UK Ship Hit in Gulf of Oman Close to Mossad Chief UKMTO did not clarify what caused the explosion. https://english.alahednews.com.lb/58484/548 Dubai Princess’s Letter Urges British Police to Investigate Sister’s Cambridge Abduction Case On Sunday, the United Nations asked the United Arab Emirates for proof that Latifa was alive. https://english.alahednews.com.lb/58459/548 Egyptian, Qatari Delegations Hold First Meeting since Gulf Row The meeting marks the first since the diplomatic crisis with the GCC country started in 2017. https://english.alahednews.com.lb/58392/548 Revealed: 6,500 Migrant Workers Died in Qatar As It Gears Up for World Cup Qatar’s grim death toll is revealed in long spreadsheets of official data listing the causes of death. https://english.alahednews.com.lb/58381/548 Dubai Princess Says Held Hostage in Barricaded Villa, Fears for Her Life The UAE princess said she was making the video in the bathroom of the villa, which is the only room she could lock herself into. https://english.alahednews.com.lb/58239/548 13 Mideast Nations Have New Variant Cases - WHO The organization said 6.3 million vaccinations have been administered in 12 countries in the eastern Mediterranean. https://english.alahednews.com.lb/58222/548 US Declined Invitation to Attend Astana Talks on Syria  Terrorism fight, refugees and ’illegal acquisition of natural resources by international corporations’ will be on the agenda. https://english.alahednews.com.lb/58209/548 UAE Appoints Its 1st Ambassador to “Israeli” Entity The UAE on Sunday appointed its first ever ambassador to “Israel”. https://english.alahednews.com.lb/58184/548 UAE Drastically Cut Funding for Palestinian Refugees in 2020 The UAE reduced its funding to UNRWA in 2020 amidst normalization with “Israel”. https://english.alahednews.com.lb/58039/548 Emirati Amb. to US: UAE Confident F-35 Jets Sale Will Go Through The UAE’s ambassador to the US said he was confident the sale of F-35 jets to his country would go through. https://english.alahednews.com.lb/57971/548 Lebanon Reports 63 Coronavirus Deaths, 2,020 Cases The total number of cases since the virus was detected in Lebanon in late February has risen to 303,072, with 3,145 deaths. https://english.alahednews.com.lb/57955/548 Dubai to Roll Out China’s Sinopharm COVID-19 Vaccine On Sunday Dubai will roll out China’s Sinopharm coronavirus vaccine to the general public as infections surged to record levels. https://english.alahednews.com.lb/57918/548 Abu Dhabi Will Soon Release Lebanese Detainees Ibrahim confirmed that he had been in contact with Emirati officials for nearly two years to “resolve these files.” https://english.alahednews.com.lb/57914/548 Dubai Blamed for Virus Cases Abroad, Questions Swirl At Home Dubai is now being blamed by several countries for spreading the coronavirus abroad. https://english.alahednews.com.lb/57889/548 US Flies B-52 Bombers Over Middle East for Third Time This Year The flyover was the first since US President Joe Biden took office on January 20. https://english.alahednews.com.lb/57835/548 Biden, Macron Agree to Coordinate on Middle East Peace, Iran Trump unilaterally pulled Washington out of the 2015 nuclear accord with Iran in May 2018. https://english.alahednews.com.lb/57764/548 UAE Confirms Trump Approved Sale Of F-35 Jets on Last Day in Office The total price tag of the agreement is an estimated $23 billion, the UAE mission said, with jets valued at $10.4 billion. https://english.alahednews.com.lb/57733/548 UAE Inks Last-minute Deal with US to Buy Fighter Jets, Drones Before Biden’s Inauguration One of the sources said the agreement was signed about an hour before the swearing-in ceremony of Biden. https://english.alahednews.com.lb/57687/548 Qatar Suspends WTO Dispute with UAE As Gulf Conflict Thaws Qatar has suspended its case at the World Trade Organization against the UAE. https://english.alahednews.com.lb/57644/548 UAE, “Israel” Postpone Visa Exemption Deal Over COVID-19 Worries Visa waivers were a centerpiece of a Sept 15 deal formalizing “Israeli”-UAE relations. https://english.alahednews.com.lb/57611/548 Emirati Airlines Suspends Tunisian Pilot for Refusing to Fly to “Israeli” Occupied Palestinian Territories UAE’s flag carrier suspends Tunisian pilot for refusing to fly to “Israeli” occupied Palestinian territories. https://english.alahednews.com.lb/57518/548 Oman to Get Its First Crown Prince in Constitutional Overhaul Oman will appointment a crown prince for the first time and new rules on how parliament will work https://english.alahednews.com.lb/57497/548 Qatar-Saudi Border Reopens after Thaw Saudi shut its side of Qatar’s only land border in June 2017 as part of a package of sanctions. https://english.alahednews.com.lb/57461/548