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Most Muslim countries to celebrate Eid al-Fitr on Sunday

24 June, 2017

The Eid al-Fitr feast marking the end of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan is to start on Sunday in Saudi Arabia and neighbouring Gulf States, religious authorities announced.

Saudi-UAE demands challenge the fundamentals of international relations

23 June, 2017

Comment: The Saudi-UAE list of demands would effectively place Qatar under guardianship, and undermine the principle of freedom of expression and national sovereignty, writes James Dorsey.

Saudi Arabia's royal reshuffle

22 June, 2017

Comment: Saudi Arabia under Muhammad bin Salman is likely to take even more hasty, reactionary measures, like the coercion of Qatar and the quagmire in Yemen, writes Yousef Munayyer.

Anti-Qatar blockade: Consequence of Doha's support for Arab Spring?

19 June, 2017

Analysis: What really lies at the heart of Gulf accusations against the Qataris? American academic and Middle East affairs analyst Professor Gary Sick talks to The New Arab.

Turkey holds talks with Saudi on ending Qatar blockade

16 June, 2017

Turkey has asked Saudi Arabia to host a Turkish military base in the kingdom, as the foreign minister meets the king in Riyadh for talks on the Qatar blockade.

UK must act now to help mediate in Qatar

15 June, 2017

Comment: Macron is leading negotiations, but he will need the backing of a more familiar face in the region, and the UK qualifies to fill this role, writes Marcus Hendriks.

Qatar: A convenient scapegoat in a broken system

15 June, 2017

Comment: Qatar's policies, many of which were until recently mainstream in the Gulf, have led it to be hounded simply for not toeing the regional line, writes Barak Barfi.

India defies Gulf blockade with direct Qatar shipping route

15 June, 2017

Ships from India will now arrive directly in Qatar's Hamad Port without having to stop anywhere in the Gulf, offering fresh relief to the small emirate blockaded by its neighbours.

BAE 'sold mass-surveillance technology that enabled Arab Spring crackdowns'

15 June, 2017

BAE Systems worked with a Danish cyber-security company to create Orwellian mass surveillance technology that led to the mass imprisonment of activists involved in organising popular uprisings, says the BBC.

UAE: Gulf air blockade only applies to Qatar airlines

13 June, 2017

The UAE's air authority appears to have backtracked on an earlier statement banning all flights to Qatar travelling through Gulf airspace.

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