Liz Truss elected as UK’s new Prime Minister

In September of last year, Truss was appointed secretary of state for foreign, commonwealth and development affairs

UAE Bulgaria sign agreements

UAE, Bulgarian Presidents discuss strengthening ties

The two leaders explored avenues of cooperation in the economic, investment, environment, renewable energy and food security sectors

Droupadi Murmu Indian President

Droupadi Murmu elected as 15th President of India

Hailing from a tribal community in the Indian state of Odisha, the former primary school teacher has served previously as the Governor of Jharkhand, a state in the eastern part of India

UAE and Korea discuss cooperation in food security, health, technology

UAE and Korea discuss cooperation in food security, health, technology

Their discussion took place during the virtual ‘UAE-Korea Investment Business Forum’ organised by the Ministry of Economy

UAE President in France, sings deals, agreements, MoU's

UAE President in France: Bilateral agreements and MoUs signed

The UAE President was welcomed at a formal reception ceremony in Paris, marking the start of his inaugural state visit to France

UAE President begins official visit to France

UAE President begins official visit to France

The visit is an opportunity to reinforce and expand the longstanding strategic partnership between UAE and France

UAE minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed meets Egyptian President in Cairo

UAE foreign minister Sheikh Abdullah meets Egyptian President in Cairo

The two leaders discussed the importance of joint coordination, essential to consolidating peace in the region

Saudi crown prince regional tour

In pics: Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman’s regional tour

The Crown Prince left Turkey on Wednesday, June 22, bringing an end to his regional tour that also took him to Egypt and Jordan

Turkey officially changes its name at UN to ‘Turkiye’

Turkey officially changes its name at UN to ‘Turkiye’

President Erdogan has been pressing for the name to be changed to ‘Türkiye’ (tur-key-yay) as it is spelled and pronounced in Turkish

UAE and Israel leaders discuss economic ties in historic trip

Health and food security “will constitute a major part of the mutual cooperation”

Israeli PM Naftali Bennett arrives in the UAE on historic visit

The trip marks the first official visit by an Israeli PM after the two countries established diplomatic ties last year

Bahrain says ‘Iran-linked terrorists’ arrested for plotting attack

Weapons and explosives from Iran were seized from the accused who are “associated with terrorist groups”, officials said

Saudi sees ‘no useful purpose’ in engaging with Lebanon

Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Kuwait and Bahrain have all recalled their diplomats from Lebanon

UAE calls for stability in Sudan as conflict escalates

Sudan’s army detained the Prime Minister and several members of his cabinet in an apparent coup early Monday

Iran says it may hold nuclear talks at UN assembly in New York

Foreign Minister Hossein Amirabdollahian will leave for New York on Monday and will meet with representatives of the nuclear deal member-states

Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani in the UAE, says he is in talks to return

Ghani said he left Afghanistan to prevent “bloodshed and chaos”

UAE civil aviation authority says all flights to Afghanistan suspended

Desperate scenes played out on Monday at Kabul’s international airport, the only area still under US control

Abraham Accords: What has been the biggest impact so far?

Prominent Israeli leaders voice their thoughts on the major changes they have seen in the last year

Oman’s Sultan Haitham arrives in Saudi in first foreign visit

The two countries are signing agreements in a slew of fields including commerce, culture, investment promotion and post and transport

Saudi destroys 17 armed drones launched by Houthis

The Houthis have been frequently targeting the kingdom with explosive-laden drones in recent weeks

UAE, United Nations collaborate to advance female-centric projects

The UAE has pledged $800,000 to help fund DPPA projects

Saudi backs Palestinian state based on 1967 borders – foreign minister

Israel and Hamas are near a possible cease-fire deal, according to media reports

Israel-Gaza conflict intensifies as global diplomatic efforts continue

The US dispatched an envoy to the region and Egypt and Qatar sought to help broker a truce

UAE to host emergency meeting with Arab leaders over Jerusalem

The latest bout of fighting appeared to be the most serious escalation since a 2014 war in Gaza

Israeli ship attacked off UAE coast – reports

The commercial vessel was slightly damaged in the attack, according to reports

Jordan arrests senior officials for ‘security reasons’

A royal family member and a former minister are among those who have been arrested

US elections: Biden arrival in Washington ahead of inauguration framed by heavy security

Outgoing President Donald Trump doesn’t plan to invite the Bidens to the White House before the inauguration

UAE reopens air, land and sea borders with Qatar

Scheduled and unscheduled flights between the two countries will resume operations from Saturday

Blasts at Yemen’s Aden airport as new ministers arrive from Saudi

Eyewitnesses said they heard three blasts and gunfire at the airport

Saudi’s King Salman invites GCC leaders for group summit in Riyadh

The 41st GCC Summit is set to be held in the Saudi capital on January 5, 2021