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UAE apologises for athlete who rebuffed Israeli competitor's handshake

29 October, 2017

UAE judo officials have 'apologised' on behalf of Emirati athletes who refused to shake hands with their Israeli competitors.

Saudi-led bloc boycotting Qatar 'rejected Trump-backed Gulf crisis meet'

27 October, 2017

Trump offered to host a meeting to end an ongoing diplomatic crisis in the Gulf but the Saudi-led bloc boycotting Qatar refused to take part, Qatar's emir has said.

Tillerson warns of far-reaching consequences of Qatar crisis

27 October, 2017

A five-month old crisis pitting a Saudi-led Arab bloc against Qatar could have a major negative impact on the region, the US Secretary of State has warned

Rights group urges UAE to stop 'Yemeni prisoner abuse'

26 October, 2017

Human Rights Watch is urging the United Arab Emirates to investigate and stop alleged mistreatment of prisoners in informal jails they oversee in Yemen

Russia, Qatar sign 'military and technical' cooperation agreement

25 October, 2017

Russian Defence Minister, Army General Sergey Shoigu and Qatari Minister of State for Defence Khalid bin Mohammad al-Attiyah signed a military and technical cooperation deal on Wednesday.

US drone strike kills 13 'IS fighters' in Yemen

25 October, 2017

A US drone strike killed 13 suspected Islamic State militants in central Yemen on Wednesday, as the US and six Gulf states announced sanctions against militants in the war-torn country.

US, Gulf states sanction Yemen IS, al-Qaeda leaders

25 October, 2017

Top Islamic State and al-Qaeda figures in Yemen were slapped with sanctions after a joint decision by the United States and six Gulf states on Wednesday.

UAE allows Israel judo team to attend tournament

25 October, 2017

The United Arab Emirates has allowed an Israeli team to take part an international Judo tournament in Abu Dhabi, but ordered them not to display the flag on their kimonos.

Qatar hails Kuwait's appeal for end to Gulf crisis

25 October, 2017

Qatar has hailed Kuwait's emir for appealing for an end to a near five-month political crisis between Qatar and Arab rivals led by Saudi Arabia.

Qatar opens military office in Washington

24 October, 2017

Qatar is continuing efforts to strengthen ties with its US ally amid a Saudi-led blockade, with the opening of a new military office in Washington.

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