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Leaked letter sets out details of US Iran envoy Malley's suspension

US special envoy for Iran Robert Malley was suspended earlier this year due to concerns about his personal conduct, handling of classified information and use of information technology, according to a leaked letter. 

Issue 1176 - 12 September 2023

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UAE gambling body sets a benchmark for the GCC region’s globalised economic diversification

The UAE's early September announcement that it had set up a federal gambling regulator is a further sign of how the competition between regional economies is pushing them to diversify into areas that would previously have been regarded as too sensitive or even taboo.

Issue 1176 - 15 September 2023

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