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BREAKING: #UAE President #KhalifabinZayed just died. Crown Prince of #AbuDhabi since 1969, and Abu Dhabi Ruler & President since his father Sheikh Zayed died in 2004. The #BurjKhalifa was initially named to honor him.

A few words on him + what happens now in a thread. 1/
After #KhalifabinZayed suffered a stroke in 2014, his younger brother Mohammad bin Zayed (#MbZ) became de facto leader of the #UAE. Now the Federal Supreme Council (including the rulers of the 7 Emirates) will ratify #MbZ as official President of the #UAE. Basically guaranteed 2/
The more interesting thing is who will be appointed #UAE Crown Prince. Options include #MbZ’s brother & #security czar #TahnoonBinZayed, another brother, or #MbZ’s son #KhalidBinZayed.

While #SaudiArabia moved to primogeniturial succession, the #UAE might do the opposite. 3/
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#GeneralRelativity, #history, #JohnKerr, #RotatingBlackHoles
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Pre (left image) and post/during (right image) shows an explosion (one of two?) in #AbuDhabi, #UAE. Considering there appears to be a blaze behind windows that look intact I am extremely dubious of any report of rockets/drones etc. right now, looks like an internal incident.
not the first, wont be the last. We’ve seen similar incidents in Iran and social media adding it’s “twists”.
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#BREAKING Yemen rebels threaten to 'expand operation' after UAE attack Image
#UPDATE Yemen rebels threaten to ramp up attacks on UAE after two ballistic missiles are shot down over Abu Dhabi, their second assault in a week

Huthi forces also fired missile into southern Saudi Arabia, wounding two, where another projectile was destroyed Image
#UPDATE Yemen rebels fired missiles at the Emirati capital #AbuDhabi early Monday which were intercepted and at Saudi Arabia, with coalition forces hitting back by blowing up the insurgents' launchpad as an escalation of hostilities entered a second week u.afp.com/wNKZ
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#AbuDhabi under attack. Air defenses were active earlier.

From SnapMap:

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Air traffic in holds or diverting from #AbuDhabi Intl. Airport at this time:

#UAE
In the photo above, any departures would appear green. There are departures from #AbuDhabi but are outside the frame above, and got out before or as the attacks happened.
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Update #Yemen .
Die #Houthis und die Saudi-Koalition lieferten sich einen schweren Schlagabtausch.
Die Huthis attackierten Anfang der Woche Tanklastenwagen und Depos im Industriegebiet von #AbuDhabi , Hauptstadt der VAE.
Starke Feuer brachen aus, mind. 3 Menschen starben
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Im Gegenzug flog die Saudi-Koalition (der die VAE auch angehören) schwere Luftangriffe auf die Hauptstadt vom #Yemen #Sanaa .
Laut dpa wurden mindestens 12 Menschen getötet.
Angeblich sollen bei den Luftangriffen auch Krankenwagen und Rettungskräfte attackiert worden sein.
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Bemerkenswert ist jedes Mal, wie wenig die Flugabwehr der Saudi-Koalition gegen die primitiven Drohnen und Raketen der #Houthis unternehmen kann.
Solche Angriffe auf die Infrastruktur der Saudi-Koalition passieren mittlerweile fast schon routinemäßig👇
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#Iran-backed #Houthi militia is now involved in at least two attacks resulting in injuries+death of #Pakistan citizens in #KSA+#UAE. In May 2021, Houthis targeted #Jeddah within hours of the arrival of PM #ImranKhan+First Lady [see: ] /1
Apart from killing a #Pakistan citizen, the #Houthi attack on @AdnocGroup facility targets an energy partner of six largest Pakistani oil & gas companies [See ]

[ADNOC statement ]
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#Pakistan has so far avoided directly criticizing #Iran-backed proxies in the region in order to avoid altercations with #Tehran and its feared #IRGC/QF paramilitaries. But now #Houthis increasingly pose a direct threat to Pak interests in the #Gulf. /3

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At least three, including Pakistani, killed in suspected drone attack in Abu Dhabi
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#AbuDhabi #AirportAttack Image
A suspected drone attack may have sparked an explosion that struck three oil tankers in Abu Dhabi and another fire at an extension of Abu Dhabi International Airport on Monday that killed three people and wounded six, police said. 2/6
Abu Dhabi police identified the dead as two Indian nationals and one Pakistani. It did not identify the wounded, who police said suffered minor or moderate wounds.
Police said an investigation was underway.3/6
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#Iran-backed #Houthi attack in #AbuDhabi comes days after #UAE NSA met Iranian NSA in #Tehran. Meeting appeared cordial in pictures [see ].

Earlier, Iran issued inflammatory statements on UAE-#Israel bilateral exchanges [see ]
The #AbuDhabi attack would mark an escalation in the activities of #Iran-backed militias around the #Gulf region. The first days of the year have seen an escalation in #Iraq against the Iraqi government and #US outposts. [See &
A #Pakistan citizen killed in alleged #Houthi attack on #UAE. If confirmed, this will not be the first time that actions of #Iran-backed militia resulted in Pakistani casualties. Iranian malign activity directly impacts vital Pakistani interests in #Gulf.

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Footage from 4 hours ago in #AbuDhabi, #UAE from Snapchat shows a large plume of smoke rising from the area near the reported attack. Footage was taken from google.com/maps/place/Kop…
Original source.
and we have our line of sight towards ADNOC - Musaffah, #UAE
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#Breaking: Three Oil Tankers Explode in Abu Dhabi, #UAE, #Houthi Drone Suspected

#AbuDhabi #BreakingNews

albawaba.com/news/three-oil…
Update: Smoke seen in #AbuDhabi following suspected #Houthi drone attack on three oil tankers.
Update: #Breaking: Abu Dhabi Police announced 3 deaths and 6 injures as a result of the drone attack near the airport.

#UAE #AbuDhabi #BreakingNews
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#BREAKING
Initial reports of "three fuel tankers" exploding in the Abu Dhabi Industrial Area, UAE

Abu Dhabi police says three possible drones were detected after the explosions occurred on oil tankers off the Abu Dhabi coast.
#Iran-backed Houthis say they launched a suicide [kamikaze] drone attack targeting the UAE; fire, explosion reported in Abu Dhabi.
english.alarabiya.net/News/gulf/2022…
#UPDATE
Arab Coalition intercepts and destroys three drones launched towards the southern region of Saudi Arabia by #Iran-backed Houthis in Yemen.
english.alarabiya.net/News/gulf/2022…
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Celebrating International Day for Tolerance, Abu Dhabi Department of Community Development in collaboration with @LouvreAbuDhabi, invited various religious leaders to join the Journey of Harmony at the museum. Very proud to see my friend @Hahosani part of it. @DCDAbuDhabi
The Journey includes visiting the Universal Religion Gallery and the multi-faith prayer room for non-muslims at the museum; which showcases the principles of human brotherhood and love that flourished within its embrace
and positioned #AbuDhabi as an advocate of peace and harmony on regional and global levels. @DCDAbuDhabi
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I can’t wait to celebrate the next #Diwali at Abu Dhabi’s new Mandir (temple) @AbuDhabiMandir
This is the beautiful #Mandir under construction in #AbuDhabi 🇦🇪🛕 #HappyDiwali to all. Image
Thank you for all your respect and love, I hope this #Diwali brings peace, love, and prosperity to all humanity.
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Pictures: Inside the UAE's humanitarian compound for Afghan evacuees. #AbuDhabi #Afghanistan ImageImageImageImage
UAE’s Humanitarian City. #AfghanistanEvac
@TheNationalNews ImageImageImageImage
#UAE welcomes Afghan refugees 🇦🇪🇦🇫❤️
(📸 by @Asankar ) #Afghanistan ImageImageImageImage
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#Pakistani Premier Rules Out Normalization Of Ties With #India

" Normalizing Ties With #NewDelhi At This Point Means Betraying #Kashmiris ," Says Imran Khan
Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan on Sunday ruled out the possibility of normalization of fraught trade & diplomatic relations with longtime rival India , saying it will be tantamount to " #Betraying " Kashmiris .
" Normalizing ties with India at this point means betraying Kashmiris . #Pakistan will never compromise on Kashmiris blood ," #Khan said in a live telephonic conversation with citizens .
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1/ #Anghami First Arab Tech Company listing on NASDAQ NY
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✌🏻How did we go from rejections to stock listing!
It started with a bunch of emails we sent hoping to get an investor engaged. Most remain unanswered, few told us we'll fail. Thankfully one believed. One of Anghami founders fir...Announcing the NASDAQ list ...
2/ 🎢 What looks glamorous now with an upcoming bell ringing (virtually or not), was definitely a 9 year roller coaster: we went from ecstasy to confusion, from backstabbing to vindication - all within days. I will talk about how we made it through & what's #Chapter2 #Startup
3/ 🚨How many times were we close to sinking?
A lot. Some stories are mind boggling. I will get to that thread one day. Most of the times we came out strong, but a few times, It was really rough. We only made it because we believed in each other.
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#UAE #AbuDhabi #Coronavirus
Starting today, up to three Covid-19 tests can be expected by Emiratis and residents entering and staying in Abu Dhabi, from another emirate.
To enter Abu Dhabi, the first one is required. People must have, as has been the case for many months, a negative PCR nasal swab or DPI blood test result that was obtained within the last 48 hours to cross over into the capital.
But further testing is now required for someone who wants to stay in the Emirate for up to eight days to apply. Changes brought on by the Abu Dhabi Crisis,
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Just in : “In line with efforts to expand testing for the early detection of #COVID19 infections, #AbuDhabi Emergency, Crisis and Disasters Committee has updated procedures for entering Abu Dhabi emirate. Image
Starting Saturday, September 5th, residents and visitors can enter the emirate of Abu Dhabi within 48 hours of receiving a negative PCR or DPI test result. #DPI test results no longer require a prior #PCR test.
Residents and visitors who stay for 6 consecutive days or more within Abu Dhabi emirate must now take a PCR test on the 6th day of each visit, in order to protect the health and safety of the community.” - @admediaoffice Abu Dhabi Media Office.
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Visit to Al-Dhafra Air Base by @realDonaldTrump’s son-in-law @jaredkushner came just before El Al flight that had brought the #US-#Israel delegation to #AbuDhabi was to depart

arab.news/6t9af
#BREAKING: King of Bahrain meets US President #Trump's senior advisor @jaredkushner to discuss bilateral cooperation

arab.news/6t9af
#BREAKING: King of Bahrain says the Gulf's stability and solidarity depend on Saudi Arabia, praises the UAE's stances in defending Arab causes #UAEIsrael

arab.news/6t9af
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#BREAKING: #Israel, #UAE agree to form banking and financial cooperation committee: Al-Arabiya
#BREAKING: We will announce new agreements with #UAE on aviation and tourism, says Israeli PM @netanyahu
#BREAKING: Israeli delegation leaves #AbuDhabi, to return to #Israel: Al-Arabiya correspondent
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#BREAKING : EL AL 🇮🇱 #LY971 enters UAE 🇦🇪 airspace for the first time ever. Israeli commercial airliner #ELAL, carrying US and Israeli official delegation, is scheduled to be land in #AbuDhabi at 15:28 local time.
Marhaba Sa’aa ! 👋🏼 🇮🇱🇦🇪
#AbrahamAccord Image
Less than 15 minutes to touchdown .... Image
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#UAEIsrael: The #UAE is set to welcome a US-Israeli delegation led by @jaredkushner today, who are arriving on a landmark commercial flight between the Emirates and #Israel arab.news/2ezcr
#WATCH: Children wave flags of #UAE🇦🇪 and #Israel🇮🇱 while Israel’s national anthem plays in the background to commemorate today’s historic meeting (credit: @kaisos1987) arab.news/2ezcr
#UAEIsrael: @EL_AL_AIRLINES’s inaugural commercial flight to the #UAE uses the 971 number in honor of the Emirates’ calling code

Follow our coverage: arab.news/9fsd9 Image
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Le chef du #Mossad Yossi Cohen est à #AbuDhabi pour négocier l'accord de normalisation #Israel #Emirats.
Le Mossad oeuvre depuis des années au rapprochement avec le monde arabe en contournant le ministère des Affaires étrangères
#DiplomatieDuSecret
timesofisrael.com/mossad-chief-b…
#Israel incarne plus que tout autre pays le triomphe de la diplomatie du secret et de la diplomatie en uniforme. Son ministère des Affaires étrangères est indigent, les ministres qui s'y succèdent savent que le vrai pouvoir est ailleurs
#diplomatie #Emirats
Ecarté, le ministère des Affaires étrangères devient 1 gêneur quand la politique s'en mêle. Avertir le ministre Ashkenazi (BleuBlanc) de l'accord #Israel #Emirats? #Netanyahu n'y a jamais songé: "J'y travaille depuis des années, il sont là depuis 2 mois"
israelhayom.com/2020/08/17/net…
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