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The UAE has threatened Qatar to take a list of harsh demands drawn up by its neighbours seriously or the diplomatic crisis in the Gulf would turn into a "divorce".

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.

Qatar condemns UAE media for airing 'tortured' officer's confession

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Qatar condemns UAE media for airing 'tortured' officer's confession

Qatar has condemned Emirati media for broadcasting what it says is a coerced confession of a Qatari intelligence officer, who was arrested for "plotting to slander" the UAE.

Anti-Qatar alliance wants to 'replace the regime' warns ambassador

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Anti-Qatar alliance wants to 'replace the regime' warns ambassador

Qatar's ambassador to Moscow Fahad al-Attiya says the campaign against his country aims to replace the current regime with one controlled by ...

Saudi Arabia delivers 'list of demands' to Qatar

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Saudi Arabia delivers 'list of demands' to Qatar

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

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Qatar Airways seeks 10 percent stake in American Airlines

Qatar Airways has notified American Airlines of its intention to buy a 10 percent stake in the US carrier, which confirmed the move Thursday.

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Conforming with government's line, Saudi presenter resigns from Al-Jazeera

A veteran Saudi journalist has resigned from broadcaster Al-Jazeera to stand in line with the kingdom's anti-Qatar "policies and laws".

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Extra flights ordered between Qatar, India to circumvent blockade

The Indian government has asked two domestic carriers to run extra flights to Doha to ensure no expats are stranded following a Saudi-led ...

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Second batch of Turkish troops deploys to Qatar

A second batch of Turkish troops arrived in Qatar's Al-Udeid airbase on Thursday, joining a Turkish detachment already in place for training ...

US increasingly frustrated with anti-Qatar blockade, demands 'reasonable' explanations US increasingly frustrated with anti-Qatar blockade, demands 'reasonable' explanations

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US increasingly frustrated with anti-Qatar blockade, demands 'reasonable' explanations

The United States said it hopes a reported list of demands prepared by an anti-Qatar alliance would be "reasonable and actionable", amid an ...

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Qatar accuses 'neighbours' of hacking that led to crisis

Qatar has accused "neighbouring countries", of being behind the alleged cyber attack on Doha's state media which set into motion the current ...

US mocks Saudi Arabia's justifications for Qatar blockade

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US mocks Saudi Arabia's justifications for Qatar blockade

The US on Tuesday bluntly announced it was 'mystified' that Saudi Arabia and Gulf allies have failed to justify their blockade of Qatar, urging ...

Saudi bullying of Qatar: A crumbling Game of Thrones

Emile Nakhleh

Saudi bullying of Qatar: A crumbling Game of Thrones

Comment: Despite White House support for the Saudi-UAE alliance, it is Qatar thathas emerged with the trump card, writes Emile Nakhleh.

Gulf crisis: The latest offensive of a reactionary coalition

Erick Viramontes

Gulf crisis: The latest offensive of a reactionary coalition

Comment: Since the beginning of Qatar's increasing regional activism, reactionary powers have been keen to get rid of such a 'disruptive ...

The Gulf siege of Qatar backfires

Maryam Al-Khater

The Gulf siege of Qatar backfires

The Gulf blockade on Qatar was a blessing in disguise, turning into a tsunami-like reverse blockade against its creators in several ways, writes ...

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'No negotiations' before lifting blockade, Qatar warns

Doha will not take part in any negotiations on ending the Gulf diplomatic crisis until the neighbouring states lift their blockade, Qatar's foreign minister said on Monday.

Karim Traboulsi

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

Analysis: What really lies at the heart of Gulf accusations against the Qataris? American academic and Middle East affairs analyst Professor ...

The New Arab & agencies

Turkish soldiers arrive in Qatar for joint exercises

The first group of Turkish soldiers arrived in Qatar and participated in joint exercises with local troops on Sunday, the defence ministry said.

Bill Law

UAE: Enforcing repression at home and wrecking alliances abroad

Comment: The Emirati government may have crushed dissent on the home front, but the Yemen war drags on, and the GCC now risks being torn apart, ...

Saudi detains Turkey media reporters 'on FM's visit'

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Saudi detains Turkey media reporters 'on FM's visit'

Saudi Arabia detained two Pakistani reporters for Turkey's state-run English language channel TRT World for some 10 hours during a visit by the ...

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Pakistan chooses to remain neutral in Gulf rift

Saudi Arabia's King Salman bin Abdulaziz met with Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif in Jeddah on Monday, where the PM was reportedly told to ...

US attempts to smooth over Qatar relations

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US attempts to smooth over Qatar relations

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will cancel a meeting with American partners to concentrate on fixing relations between Qatar and its Gulf ...

Saudi Arabia and UAE using journalists 'like political footballs'

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Saudi Arabia and UAE using journalists 'like political footballs'

Gulf nations involved in the blockade against Qatar have been told not to use Al-Jazeera journalists and their families as political footballs ...

Turkey holds talks with Saudi on ending Qatar blockade

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Turkey holds talks with Saudi on ending Qatar blockade

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 ...

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