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    ANALYSIS: As US sanctions near, Europe fails to protect Iran deal

    At a meeting in Washington after Donald Trump pulled out of the Iran nuclear deal in May, a senior US official told European diplomats that their efforts to save the deal by protecting EU investment in the Islamic republic were pointless. “You can’t,” the official said, and with just six weeks until the next wave of US sanctions hits Iran on November, 4, European diplomats acknowledge he was right. The European Union has failed to design a workable legal shield for its companies in Iran to beat the global reach of the US financial system and defy President Trump, the diplomats say.

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    The untold story of Dubai's first skyscraper

    1966Photo: Dubai Petroleum Oil discovered Oil is discovered offshore in Fateh. Extraction operations begin in 1969 and in the 1970s three giant submarine tanks are completed, each capable of holding half a million barrels and known as the "Three Pyramids of Dubai." 1972Photo: Nasser Younes/AFP/Getty Port Rashid opens Dubai consolidates its position as a key maritime hub for the Gulf, constructing a deepwater harbor with 11 berths, rising to 35 with further development. 1979Photo: Rabih Moghrabi/AFP/Getty Dubai World Trade Centre inaugurated The city welcomes the Dubai World Trade Centre. Designed by British architect John Harris, the 489-foot structure dominates the sparsely populated skyline

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    UN General Assembly 2018: All the latest updates

    World leaders have descended on New York to take part in the 73rd session of the United Nations General Assembly.  The Iran nuclear deal, a response to the Rohingya crisis, and the future of the UN Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) are some of the issues expected to take centre stage at this year's gathering. On Tuesday, the first batch of leaders addressed the assembly - US President Donald Trump, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, and France's President Emmanuel Macron among them. Follow live updates: Iran's Rouhani: US sanctions is 'economic terrorism'   Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Tuesday that world security is under threat by some states' "recklessness and disregard" of international

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    ISIS posts video of men allegedly involved Iran attack

    ISIS’ Amaq agency has posted a video of three men in a vehicle who it said were on their way to carry out an attack on an Iranian military parade. Two of the men spoke in Arabic about jihad, while the third spoke in Farsi suggesting they were targeting Iranian Revolutionary Guards, according to the recording, released after Saturday's assault on the Guards in the Iranian city of Ahwaz. Last Update: Monday, 24 September 2018 KSA 23:22 - GMT 20:22

  • Arab News

    Nicki Minaj shows off her quad biking skills in the UAE

    DUBAI: Pop superstar Nicki Minaj just hit the sand dunes in Abu Dhabi and posted a string of photos on Instagram to show off her skills. “Ride wit Minaj (sic),” the rapper-singer captioned a snap on the social media site, showing her astride a dune buggy in the desert. She also posted a video in which she can be seen speeding through the desert with her loose hair streaming in the wind. Earlier in the evening, she posted a video in which she runs along a beach in the UAE at night and talks in a British accent, saying she wants her fans to “see the water.” View this post on Instagram A post shared by Barbie® (@nickiminaj) on Sep 24, 2018 at 8:20am PDT Before her trip to the Gulf country, Minaj

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    WATCH: Iranians losing patience with the regime, says Faiza Rafsanjani

    Iranian activist, Faiza Hashemi Rafsanjani, has warned of the danger surrounding Iran’s

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    Iran accuses Saudi Arabia, UAE of financing parade attackers

    (CNN)Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei on Monday accused Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates of financing the perpetrators of Saturday's deadly attack on a military parade in Ahvaz and threatened to "harshly punish" the masterminds. "According to the reports, this cowardly act was committed by the same people who are saved by the Americans whenever they are trapped in Syria and Iraq and whose hands are in the pockets of Saudi Arabia and the UAE," Khamenei said, according to his official website. "We will certainly give the perpetrators of this act a harsh punishment," he added. On Sunday, Anwar Gargash, the UAE Minister of State For Foreign Affairs, said "official incitement