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Abu Dhabi, UAEWednesday 20 June 2018

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Making today's headlines: The Russian foreign minister is in the Emirates, UAE face Saudi in a World Cup qualifier and RAK has a new zipline

Russian foreign minister Sergey Lavrov. EPA
Russian foreign minister Sergey Lavrov. EPA

Russian foreign minister Sergey Lavrov is on a tour of the region and will meet UAE officials today.

Read more: Russian FM holds talks in Kuwait before heading to UAE, Qatar

Star player Omar Abdulrahman is a doubt for this evenings World Cup qualifier between UAE and Saudi Arabia.

Read more: Should Omar Abdulrahman sit out, UAE teammates need to stand up against Saudi Arabia

Ras Al Khaimah is flying into the record books with the launch of the longest and highest zip-line in the world, which will see thrillseekers travel horizontally at speeds of up to 120kph.

Read more: Ras Al Khaimah to fly high into the record books with terrifying 2km zip-line