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Anti-Doha alliance 'planned Qatar invasion' in 2014

20 November, 2017

An anti-Doha Gulf alliance deployed troops along Qatar's border in 2014 in preparation for a military invasion of the Gulf state, a senior Qatari official has claimed.

Aggrieved Palestinian families in Gaza reconcile

17 November, 2017

The clashes that broke out between Hamas and Fatah members in 2007 left over 500 Palestinians dead. Last week's reconciliation might offer aggrieved families some peace, writes Rami Almeghari.

UK courting UAE despite human rights alarm

14 November, 2017

Comment: For the UK, cultural ties, such as the British Council-UAE collaboration act as a lubricant to facilitate the easy flow of capital, writes Tom Charles.

Saudi Arabia walks back escalation as dramatic moves backfire

14 November, 2017

Saudi Arabia’s dramatic moves to counter Iran in the region appear to have backfired, significantly ratcheting up regional tensions and setting off a spiral of reactions and anger.

Iraq investigating 'stolen artifacts' at the Louvre Abu Dhabi

13 November, 2017

The Iraqi government is investigating reports claiming stolen Iraqi antiquities are on display at the newly opened Louvre Abu Dhabu museum, a high-level official in Baghdad said on Monday.

Arab media: Saudi purge promises tighter control

13 November, 2017

Comment: Saudi Arabia's recent political purge will place extra pressure on the country's media during a time of frenzied discussion over the country's future, writes James M. Dorsey.

Huge Iran earthquake kills hundreds and injures thousands

13 November, 2017

The death toll of a major earthquake that hit the Iran-Iraq border overnight rose to 328 dead on the Iranian side of the border on Monday, the coroner's office said.

Huge earthquake kills hundreds near Iraq-Iran border

13 November, 2017

A powerful earthquake near the Iraq-Iran border has killed over 300 people with more feared dead, with its effects felt as far away as the UAE.

Arab League to meet on Iran at Saudi request

12 November, 2017

The Arab League will hold an extraordinary meeting next Sunday at the request of Saudi Arabia to discuss "violations" committed by Iran in the region, according to a memorandum.

Qatar investigates alleged currency plot

12 November, 2017

A government spokesman said Qatar is investigating an alleged attempt to manipulate its currency during the early weeks of a Gulf political crisis.

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