Yemen: ‘Climate of fear’ grows, all sides to blame, say rights experts |

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In a new report commissioned by the Human Rights Council into how the war has been waged over the last 12 months, the...

UAE investment firm GII buys real estate project in upmarket London

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Gulf Islamic Investments announces it has acquired a residential development situated in London's sought-after West End Gulf Islamic Investments (GII), a UAE-based Shari’ah-compliant global...

FIRST PERSON: Human trafficking, migrant smuggling, still significant threats in Asia |

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Martin Reeve is a Regional Adviser for GLO.ACT a joint European Union-UNODC programme which focuses on Iraq, Iran, Afghanistan, Bangladesh, and Pakistan. He...

Afghanistan: Security Council resolution calls for ‘equal and meaningful participation of women’   |

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The resolution also emphasizes “the importance of the establishment of an inclusive and representative government”, in the wake of the Taliban takeover on 15 August.   It further highlights the...

Lebanon crisis: More international assistance needed urgently – WHO chief  |

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Speaking from the capital, Beirut, at the end of a two-day visit to the beleaguered Mediterranean country, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus described finding shortages of “basic and essential medicines”.  Although the WHO has done what it can to...

Civilians in southern Syria ‘under siege’ – UN human rights chief |

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“The stark picture emerging from Daraa al-Balad and other neighbourhoods underscores how much at risk civilians there are, repeatedly exposed to fighting and violence, and in effect...

UK opens up air travel routes to the UAE for fully vaccinated travellers

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Coronavirus-related restrictions on UK-UAE air travel routes will be eased further next month as part of an overhaul of Britain's controversial traffic light...

Explained: How the UAE’s new Data Law will impact businesses and individuals

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Earlier this month, the UAE announced plans to introduce a new Data Law, designed to address increasing concerns over the privacy of people...

UN rights chief calls for inclusive peace process to end Palestine occupation |

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In comments to the Human Rights Council in Geneva - which stopped short of supporting a call for an international probe into the escalation in...

Dubai’s DXB T1 welcomes first passengers for 15 months as Flynas flight arrives from...

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Dubai International's Terminal 1 and Concourse D welcomed their first passengers on Thursday morning for 15 months with the arrival of Flynas flight...