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Qatar opens military office in Washington

24 October, 2017

Qatar is continuing efforts to strengthen ties with its US ally amid a Saudi-led blockade, with the opening of a new military office in Washington.

Kuwait Emir 'stopped GCC split' amid Qatar blockade

23 October, 2017

Kuwait's al-Sabah prevented a formal split in the GCC Council during a visit to Saudi Arabia last week, sources revealed to The New Arab.

Bahrain temporarily frees female activist detained on 'terrorism' charges

23 October, 2017

During her detention, there were concerns that activist Ebtisam al-Sayegh, who is facing "terrorism" charges, had been tortured and sexually assaulted by Bahraini security forces.

'Talks unlikely' between rivals in Gulf crisis: Tillerson

23 October, 2017

Speaking at a press conference in Doha, US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said feuding Gulf states could not be forced into talks to end the Qatar blockade.

Low oil prices cause Gulf stock markets to plummet

22 October, 2017

Violent geopolitical events in the region and collapsed oil prices have dented liquidity levels, according to a new report published on Sunday.

US diplomat Tillerson joins landmark Saudi-Iraq meeting

22 October, 2017

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson attended the first meeting of the joint Saudi-Iraqi coordination council in Riyadh on Sunday as part of his second visit to the Middle East.

Tillerson blames Saudi bloc for impasse in Qatar crisis

20 October, 2017

The US will again try to resolve a diplomatic crisis in the Gulf as Secretary of State Rex Tillerson heads back to the region to visit Saudi Arabia and Qatar.

Saudi-led bloc 'bribed' African countries to join Qatar crisis

19 October, 2017

A Saudi-led bloc boycotting Qatar has 'bribed and blackmailed' several African countries to join its attempt to isolate the country, Qatar's foreign minister has said.

Palestinian schoolgirl wins $150,000 Arab reading prize

19 October, 2017

Seventeen-year-old Afaf Raed Sharif, from Ramallah, beat 16 finalists from across the Arab world to land the top prize in the second annual Arab Reading Challenge.

Qatar ruler urges end to blocakde, calls for talks

18 October, 2017

Qatar’s emir has urged neighbouring states to lift an “unfair” 4-month-old blockade and said he’s ready to open talks to end the diplomatic crisis.

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