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Iran downplays Korean complaints of tanker seizure

Iran said on Sunday that South Korea should avoid politicising the seizure of its vessel by Iranian Revolutionary Guards in the Gulf, Iranian state media reported, while pressing Seoul to release $7 billion in funds frozen amid U.S. sanctions. South Korea’s vice foreign minister, Choi Jong-kun, arrived in Tehran on …

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UAE disbands training mission in Somalia

The UAE has decided to disband its military training programme in Somalia which started in 2014 to build the capabilities of the Somali army. The decision comes in response to Somali security forces’ seizure of a UAE-registered civil aircraft at Mogadishu Airport and confiscation of money destined to pay the …

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Municipal inspectors raid Sharjah shop, seize sharp weapons

Sharjah Municipality inspectors on Saturday raided a shop and seized a large number of swords, daggers and knives which were being sold to teenagers. The shop had been operating without a licence, said Thabit Salem Al Turaifi, director-general of Sharjah Municipality. The municipality received a tipoff about the illegal activity …

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