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Saudi Arabia delivers 'list of demands' to Qatar

23 June, 2017

Saudi Arabia and allies boycotting Qatar have issued a list of demands that includes shutting down the Doha-based al Jazeera channel and cutting diplomatic ties to Iran.

Belligerent Saudis made the wrong choice in sidelining Qatar

16 June, 2017

Comment: Bullying Qatar with the rhetoric of anti-terrorism is illogical; its isolation is actually down to refusing to align with Saudi foreign policy, writes Dr. Fazzur Rahman Siddiqui.

First Gulf Wear: Qatar's footballers protest blockade with T-shirts

14 June, 2017

On Tuesday, Team Qatar players warmed up for a World Cup qualifier against South Korea Tuesday in T-shirts expressing solidarity with their small nation against a Saudi-Emirati led blockade.

Qatar's political football: This week in Middle East football

14 June, 2017

Blog: The beautiful game has been exploited this week as the Gulf diplomatic crisis hits fever pitch, writes Uri Levy

Saudi Arabia blocks Qatari-owned BeIN sports channel

13 June, 2017

Qatar's BeIN Sports channel, formerly known as al-Jazeera Sports, was blocked from broadcasting in Saudi Arabia on Monday, amid an ongoing blockade on the Gulf state.

FIFA 'confident' in 2022 World Cup despite Qatar blockade

12 June, 2017

FIFA chief Gianni Infantino said he was confident the diplomatic crisis facing Qatar would not threaten the country's hosting of the 2022 World Cup.

Saudi football team slammed for 'disrespectful' minute silence snub

09 June, 2017

Saudi Arabia's national football team have come under fire for ignoring a minute's silence for the victims of the last weekend's attack on London Bridge.

Kuwait's emir meets with Qatari leader amid diplomatic rift

08 June, 2017

Kuwait’s emir travelled to Qatar to help mediate an end to a crisis that's seen several Arab nations cut ties with the energy-rich country.

Football comes home to Basra as Iraq hosts Jordan

04 June, 2017

For the first time since 2013, Iraqi football fans were able to witness their national team playing, and winning, on home soil.

Qatar tempts British investors with 'Middle East Wall Street'

22 May, 2017

Qatar steps up its bid in the race to build a 'Wall Street of the desert' by holding roadshows across the UK to attract banks and financial services firms.

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