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UAE sees earth-bound purposes in outer space

With the failure of Iran’s Zafar 1 satellite launch last week, global attention was drawn to a lesser-known aspect of the region’s current rivalries: the Gulf’s very own space race. While sanctions-hit Tehran has been pursuing a program of satellites sent into space by domestically-built rockets, its neighbor on the other side of the waterway […]