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Pep Guardiola said Manchester City’s 2018⁄19 Premier League success was the toughest title triumph of his illustrious managerial career.

Manchester City hit back over UEFA ban reports

Manchester City have hit back over reports they are facing a one-year ban from the Champions League.
Two Saudi oil tankers were damaged in a “sabotage attack” off the United Arab Emirates coast, the official Saudi Press Agency reported on Monday, quoting the Saudi energy minister.

Two Saudi oil tanker damaged in UAE waters

Two Saudi oil tankers were damaged in a “sabotage attack” off the United Arab Emirates coast, the official Saudi Press Agency reported on Monday, quoting the Saudi energy minister.
Pep Guardiola has rubbished reports suggesting that Riyad Mahrez could be moved on just 12 months after making a club-record £60 million ($78m) switch to Manchester City.

Pablo Zabaleta: Pep Guardiola to stay at Manchester City long-term

Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola will stay in charge of the club for the foreseeable future regardless of any speculation, according to Pablo Zabaleta.
Sudan protesters want the military council to be dissolved and power handed to a transitional civilian government [Mohamed Nureldin Abdallah-Reuters]

Sudan protesters tell Saudi Arabia, UAE to ‘please keep their money’

Sudanese protesters have called on Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates to "keep their money" a day after Riyadh and Abu Dhabi offered to send Khartoum $3bn aid.
Pep Guardiola says his team gave an extraordinary display against West Ham despite the exhausting Carabao Cup final match against Chelsea on Sunday.

Pep Guardiola in need of Tottenham turnaround for some Champions League vindication

Manchester City remains in contention for a historic haul of four trophies this season, but winning the one by which Pep Guardiola’s time at the Etihad will be judged depends on overturning a 1-0 Champions League quarter-final, first leg deficit against Tottenham on Wednesday.
An Israeli delegation composed of businessmen and government officials has cancelled its participation in a conference set to take place in Bahrain.

Israel delegation cancels trip to Bahrain on security grounds

An Israeli delegation composed of businessmen and government officials has cancelled its participation in a conference set to take place in Bahrain.
Manchester City’s Brazilian striker Gabriel Jesus celebrates with teammates after scoring their seventh goal during the UEFA Champions League round of 16 second leg football match between Manchester City and Schalke 04 at the Etihad Stadium in Manchester, north west England, on March 12, 2019. (Photo by Oli SCARFF / AFP)

Manchester City left to question priorities for Crystal Palace visit

Manchester City’s quest for an unprecedented quadruple leaves Pep Guardiola with a perilous balancing act for Sunday’s trip to a Crystal Palace side that know how to shock the Premier League champions.
President Buhari meets with Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi H.H. Mohammed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan in Abu Dhabi on 9th April 2019 2

President Buhari meets Crown Prince of Abu-Dhabi

Nigeria and United Arab Emirates (UAE) on Tuesday reaffirmed the need to work together to further consolidate on the strong relationship and mutual respect between the countries.
President Buhari in Bilateral Meetings at the Sidelines of Annual Investment Meeting in Dubai on 8th April 2019 3

President Buhari woos investors in Dubai

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday met with six different groups of investors at the sidelines of the Annual Investment Meeting in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
Libya militia troops

Libya’s GNA forces announce ‘counteroffensive’ to defend Tripoli

The army behind Libya's UN-backed government has announced a counteroffensive to defend Tripoli, vowing to reclaim all areas seized by forces loyal to renegade General Khalifa Haftar, who have been marching on the outskirts of the capital.
The United Nations Security Council (UNSC) and the G7 are calling on troops loyal to Libya's renegade General Khalifa Haftar to "halt" their military advance on Tripoli as clashes near the capital prompted concerns of a wider escalation in the North African country.

UNSC, G7 tell Libya strongman Khalifa Haftar “halt” military advance on Tripoli

The United Nations Security Council (UNSC) and the G7 are calling on troops loyal to Libya's renegade General Khalifa Haftar to "halt" their military advance on Tripoli as clashes near the capital prompted concerns of a wider escalation in the North African country.
Five Nigerians, who allegedly robbed a bureau de change in Sharjah, United Arab Emirate (UAE), have been arrested.

UAE restricts visa to Nigerians after Dubai BDC robbery

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has slammed a visa restriction on Nigerian visitors, by suspending the issuance of three months visa.
Five Nigerians, who allegedly robbed a bureau de change in Sharjah, United Arab Emirate (UAE), have been arrested.

Five Nigerians captured robbing bureau de change in UAE

Five Nigerians, who allegedly robbed a bureau de change in Sharjah, United Arab Emirate (UAE), have been arrested.

CAF stages Super Cup in Qatar

A 20,000-seat stadium in Qatar capital Doha will be the unlikely setting Friday (today) for the CAF Super Cup showdown between Esperance of Tunisia and Raja Casablanca of Morocco.
Anwar Gargash, the United Arab Emirates Minister of State for Foreign Affairs, told Emirati daily The National that relations between Arab states and Israel need to change in order to signify progress towards peace with the Palestinians.

UAE official says Arab countries should be more open to Israel

A senior UAE official has said Arab states made a "very wrong decision" in the past when they had decided to not have formal relations or contact with Israel.
Special Olympics World Games

Impressive Team Nigeria win 33 gold at Special Olympics

Nigerian athletes at the 2019 Special Olympics World Games scooped a total of 33 gold, 21 silver and 10 bronze medals at the event, which ended on Thursday in Abu Dhabi, the United Arab Emirates.
Valterri Bottas with the Australian Grand Prix trophy after winning at Albert Park in Melbourne at the Formula One season opener. Julian Smith-AAP

Valtteri Bottas upstages Lewis Hamilton in Australian Grand Prix

Valtteri Bottas upstaged his Mercedes world champion team-mate Lewis Hamilton Sunday to win the season-opening Australian Formula One Grand Prix in a sizzling performance that he called his “best ever”.
Pep Guardiola says his team gave an extraordinary display against West Ham despite the exhausting Carabao Cup final match against Chelsea on Sunday.

Pep Guardiola retains faith in Manchester City hierarchy over FFP claims

Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola trusts his club will be exonerated after UEFA opened an investigation into potential breaches of Financial Fair Play regulations.

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Men wearing Jewish kippa skullcaps attend a November ceremony at the Synagogue Rykestrasse in Berlin to commemorate the 80th anniversary of the Kristallnacht Nazi pogrom. Tobias Schwarz-AFP

Jews warned against wearing kippah in Germany

Germany’s government commissioner on anti-Semitism has warned Jews about the potential dangers of wearing the traditional kippah cap in the face of rising anti-Jewish attacks.

Minister: Federal government to deepen efforts toward commercialisation of research findings

The Federal Government on Friday in Abuja said it would intensify efforts toward ensuring research findings in the country were commercialised.

Police rescue man abducted by fake soldiers

Anambra State Police command said it has rescued one Emmanuel Loco abducted in Ogidi, Idemili North Local Government area of the state.

Governor Ishaku declares asset ahead of May 29 inauguration

Governor Darius Ishaku of Taraba State has declared his assets ahead of his second term inauguration slated for May 29.
General Mohamed Hamdan Dagalo, head of the Rapid Support Forces (RSF) and deputy head of the Transitional Military Council (TMC) delivers an address after the Ramadan prayers and Iftar organized by Sultan of Darfur Ahmed Hussain in Khartoum

Sudan general vows to back Saudi against Iran ‘threats’

A top Sudanese general vowed to back regional ally Saudi Arabia against "all threats and attacks" from Iran during talks with the kingdom's crown prince, Sudan's military council said Friday.