UAE: Sheikh Mansour closes in on London’s Daily Telegraph with finance deal

Issue 1182 - 08 Dec 2023 | 4 minute read

The prospect of the UAE vice president gaining control of the influential right-wing newspaper is causing concern among many in the UK’s ruling Conservative Party – and may yet be thwarted by an official investigation. But the prospective deal highlights how Mansour Bin Zayed Al-Nahyan is steadily expanding his international media portfolio, increasing Abu Dhabi’s soft power in the process.

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