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Japan Times
WORLD / FOCUS
Mar 1, 2021
UAE steps back from foreign wars as Biden reasserts Middle East role
The U.S. president has sought to re-engage Iran, and has signaled he'll be less tolerant of U.S. allies engaging in conflicts that undermine Washington's objectives.
Japan Times
WORLD / Science & Health
Dec 9, 2020
China’s state-backed coronavirus vaccine has 86% efficacy, says UAE
China’s state-backed coronavirus vaccine protected 86% of people from getting COVID-19 in trials conducted in the United Arab Emirates, reported media outlets including Reuters, citing the UAE’s health ministry.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / World
Nov 29, 2020
Overcoming the Gulf States' oil curse
Deep reform could evolve out of traditional forms of rule in Gulf States. But do the leaders of these nations have the vision and courage to guide the way through to a different future.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / World
Nov 25, 2020
Could OPEC's house of cards collapse?
The United Arab Emirates is privately questioning the benefits of participating in OPEC and may even be considering whether to leave.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / World
Oct 28, 2020
The Middle Eastern past is never dead
If Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu fails to develop a viable Palestinian state, his escape from history could prove very short-lived.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / World
Oct 23, 2020
Arab states should avoid an arms race with Iran
The best way for the Saudis and other Arab states to respond to an armed Iran is to work with the U.S. to create an effective secondary sanctions regime.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / World
Sep 27, 2020
Selling advanced fighter jets to the UAE is all about Israel
The problem with providing the F-35 to Arab states is it might erode Israel's QME, a U.S. assurance that it will not sell its most advanced arms to Israel's opponents.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / World
Sep 23, 2020
It’s time for Palestinians to make their own peace plan
The main strength of the 2002 Arab Peace Initiative for the Palestinians was that it could be presented as an Arab consensus. That is now broken, giving them no leverage.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / World
Sep 16, 2020
The Arab betrayal of Palestine
UAE leaders argue that engagement with Israel will improve the chances of achieving an acceptable peace settlement and ending the occupation in Palestinian claimed lands.
Japan Times
WORLD / Politics
Sep 16, 2020
In break with past, UAE and Bahrain sign U.S.-brokered deals with Israel
The United Arab Emirates and Bahrain signed agreements on Tuesday to normalize ties with Israel, becoming the first Arab states in a quarter century to break a longstanding taboo, in a strategic realignment of Middle East countries against Iran.
Japan Times
WORLD / Politics
Sep 12, 2020
Bahrain follows UAE in normalizing ties with Israel
Bahrain joined the United Arab Emirates in agreeing to normalize relations with Israel on Friday, a move forged partly through shared fears of Iran but one that could leave the Palestinians further isolated.
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC
Sep 10, 2020
South Asian migrants seek justice as wage theft worsens in pandemic
Migrants face difficulty seeking justice when things go wrong — as they have for large numbers in recent months as the pandemic has closed borders.
Japan Times
WORLD
Sep 4, 2020
Waves of Russian and Emirati flights fuel Libyan war, U.N. finds
As war raged in Libya last winter, a dozen world leaders gathered in Berlin to talk peace. The contradictions surrounding the conference were no secret: Many of the global leaders who pledged to end foreign meddling in Libya’s conflict were themselves fueling it.
WORLD / Politics
Aug 30, 2020
Israel aiming to sign UAE peace deal in September
Israel expects to sign a peace agreement with the United Arab Emirates before the Jewish New Year, which begins Sept. 18, Minister of Regional Cooperation Ofir Akunis said Sunday.
Japan Times
WORLD
Aug 14, 2020
Trump claims foreign policy win he craves with UAE-Israel accord
U.S. President Donald Trump hasn’t yet delivered the "deal of the century” he’s long sought in the Middle East, but his administration’s efforts have produced an agreement between Israel and the United Arab Emirates that even opponent Joe Biden is calling a historic step.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Apr 27, 2020
Japan to extend entry ban to Russia and 13 other countries, Abe says
Japan will deny entry to foreign travelers from a further 14 countries, including Russia, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, strengthening its border controls to contain the spread of the novel coronavirus, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Science & Health
Apr 23, 2020
Japan to impose entry ban on travelers from Russia and UAE as virus spreads
Japan plans to impose an entry ban on travelers who have recently been in Russia and several Middle Eastern countries that have seen a recent surge in coronavirus infections, government sources said Thursday.
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC / Politics
Apr 1, 2020
How a gulf prince charmed Indonesia's Jokowi and poured money into the country
During a visit last summer where he strolled through the tropical gardens next to Indonesia’s summer Presidential Palace, Abu Dhabi’s crown prince offered to build a grand mosque for his host, Joko "Jokowi" Widodo. If that seemed like a generous gesture, the two men struck a bigger bargain within...
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Feb 4, 2020
Air transit hub UAE to suspend China flights, excluding Beijing
The United Arab Emirates, a major international transit hub, on Monday suspended flights to and from China, except for Beijing, following the outbreak of the new coronavirus in China.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Politics
Jan 14, 2020
Abe and Abu Dhabi crown prince agree to secure a stable oil supply
Abe also briefed the crown prince on Japan's deployment of a destroyer and reconnaissance planes to the Middle East to safeguard commercial shipping, Japanese officials said.

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