President Sheikh Mohamed names UAE Vice President, Saudi Arabia joins SCO — Trending

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On today's episode, President Sheikh Mohamed names Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed as Vice President and Sheikh Khaled bin Mohamed as Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi, in a series of major appointments. The decision will mean Sheikh Mansour will serve alongside Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai.

Saudi Arabia approves a decision to join the Shanghai Co-operation Organisation, a political and security union of countries spanning much of Eurasia, including China, India and Russia.

Food insecurity in Arab countries, made worse by recent global crises such as the Russia-Ukraine war and Covid-19, causes critical levels of hunger and malnutrition, a UN report says.

The US Senate passes a measure that repeals the Congressional authorisations used for the Gulf and Iraq wars, a major step in officially rescinding those war powers.

Updated: March 30, 2023, 5:29 AM