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Prominent Egyptian scholar Qaradawi sentenced to life in prison

18 January, 2018

Prominent Egypt-born scholar Yusuf al-Qaradawi who heads the Doha-based International Union of Muslim Scholars has been sentenced to life in prison for 'incitement to murder' among other charges.

Saudi cleric hospitalised after five months in solitary confinement

18 January, 2018

Awda was arrested after posting a tweet welcoming reports of a possible reconciliation between Saudi Arabia and Qatar. He has now been hospitalised after almost five months in solitary confinement.

Iran's Rouhani pledges 'all-out cooperation' with blockade-hit Qatar

17 January, 2018

Iran's President Rouhani said Tehran wants 'all-out cooperation' with Qatar, as the Saudi-led blockade on Doha enters its eighth month.

Controversial 'detained' Qatari sheikh leaves UAE for Kuwait

16 January, 2018

Controversial Qatari Sheikh Abdullah bin Ali al-Thani has left the UAE - where he said he was being held captive - for Kuwait, suffering ill health.

Trump praises Qatar as UAE attempts to escalate crisis

16 January, 2018

The US president on Monday praised Doha for its counter-terrorism efforts as rival UAE sought to escalate crisis with unsubstantiated claims Qatar had intercepted Emirati civilian planes.

Turkey suffers 'dramatic decline' in freedoms after coup: watchdog

16 January, 2018

Turkey has been declared "not free" according to a new report by democracy watchdog Freedom House, which put its dramatic decline down to the post-coup crackdown on opposition and activists.

Turkey and Qatar leaders meet in Ankara

15 January, 2018

Turkey's President Erdogan and Qatar's Emir Tamim al-Thani held talks in Ankara on Monday, as the UAE accused Doha of intercepting two passenger flights.

UAE's claims about airliner interception damage all Gulf aviation

15 January, 2018

Comment: Baseless allegations from Abu Dhabi undermine confidence with a public already wary of Middle East travel, writes Alex Macheras.

Qatar denies two UAE passenger planes were intercepted

15 January, 2018

The UAE has claimed two passenger planes were intercepted by Qatari fighter planes on Monday, leading to a strong denial from Doha.

Saudi Arabia blocks Google Facebook portal

15 January, 2018

Riyadh has started to block websites that use Google's AMP platform on Facebook to circumvent online restrictions, in latest attempt to censor critical news outlets, including The New Arab.

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