Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Bahrain, and Qatar are tightening laws that aim to prevent, prohibit, and punish homosexual relations and deport foreign nationals caught working in massage parlors.
Lebanon's prime minister downplayed the importance of the event, saying no communication was made with an Israeli official.
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Kuwaiti writer and poet Nejoud Al-Yagout wrote, "There is no other time but now to wake up from this stupor of separation...Let's take the wait out of Kuwait."
Aleppo International Airport is apparently back in service following airstrikes allegedly carried out by Israel.
Riyadh and Tehran, the leading Sunni Muslim and Shi'ite powers in the region respectively, have been locked in a decades long rivalry.
The move is in line with UAE efforts to strengthen relations with Iran "to achieve the common interests of the two countries and the wider region," the foreign ministry said in a statement.
Ambassador Bader Abdullah Al-Munaikh handed his credentials to Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amirabdollahian in Tehran on Saturday, Iran's foreign ministry said on its website.
The dissolution of the government is common in Kuwaiti politics, where the emir is entitled to dissolve the National Assembly as long as he provides a reason.
Lower-paid foreigners have been largely unaffected by the surging cost of living.