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Anti-Qatar states try getting Kuwait on-side over FIFA ban

18 October, 2017

Gulf states currently blockading Qatar have tried to woo Kuwait by promising to boycott a football tournament in Doha unless a FIFA ban on Kuwait is lifted.

Why China's investment in Oman matters

17 October, 2017

Comment: China has an important role to play in Oman's future and transition away from an oil-based economy toward a knowledge-based one, writes Giorgio Cafiero.

Qatar lifeline for 'troubled' BAE as Saudi deal stalls

11 October, 2017

As a Saudi follow-on order for Typhoon fighter jets failed to materialise this year, a Qatari order for these jets and Hawk trainer airplanes is providing a lifeline for BAE.

Palestine thrash Bhutan 10-0, in historic football performance

11 October, 2017

Palestine played Bhutan in a ten goal thriller near Hebron, which saw all the balls going into the away team's net securing a historic victory.

Vocations and vaccinations: The politics of Oman's anti-measles campaign

09 October, 2017

Analysis: Opening up to greater regional integration and economic diversification presents public health challenges to Oman's policymakers, writes Scott Weiner.

Iran's Revolutionary Guards chief warns Trump against new sanctions

08 October, 2017

Iran's Republican Guards Corps chief General Mohammed Ali Jafari said warned Washington that altering the status quo between the two hostile powers will eliminate 'any chance for engagement forever'.

'Troublesome' Omani newspaper Azamn 'permanently closed' by Supreme Court

07 October, 2017

Oman's Supreme Court has ordered the Azamn newspaper - which has had frequent run-ins with the law - to close, according to local reports.

Road to Russia: This week in Middle East football

04 October, 2017

Saudi Arabian giants al-Hilal have become the seventh most-followed football team on Twitter, while Syrians remain divided on whether to follow their team on a historic sporting journey.

Gulf states say goodbye to tax-free reputation

01 October, 2017

Long known as tax havens, Gulf states are seeking to revitalise their oil-dependent economies, with the UAE introducing a "sin tax" on Sunday ahead of implementing VAT in January.

Yemen cholera cases to reach 'one million'

29 September, 2017

Cholera cases in Yemen could reach one million by the end of the year, making it the fasting-growing epidemic of the disease in history.

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