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A UAE-based news publication said NATO is ready to welcome in Saudi Arabia and Oman to its Istanbul cooperation initiative.

The Saudi-led anti-Qatar agenda has spared nothing, from hajj to sports, with the World Cup the latest target of pro-Riyadh media.

Pope puts Lebanon on 'list of Christian pilgrimage sites'

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Pope puts Lebanon on 'list of Christian pilgrimage sites'

Lebanon will join the Vatian's official list of official Christian pilgrimage sites in 2019

Controversial UK arms fair kicks-off, despite human rights outcry

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Controversial UK arms fair kicks-off, despite human rights outcry

BAE Systems, MBDA, and Raytheon, which make combat aircraft and bombs used by Saudi forces in Yemen, will attend an international arms fair in ...

UAE prince seeks asylum in rival Qatar

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UAE prince seeks asylum in rival Qatar

A UAE prince sought asylum in London's Qatar embassy, exposing tensions between the Emirati royal family

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Russia hands over World Cup mantle to Qatar

Russia has officially passed the mantle of the World Cup host to Qatar as they prepare to host the 2022 tournament.

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Qatar 2022 World Cup scheduled for winter, FIFA announces

Summer temperatures in the desert country can reach above 50 degrees centigrade.

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Qatar to raise billions for European Typhoon jets purchase

The island-nation agreed to purchase 24 Typhoon combat jets from British defence group BAE systems in December.

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Bahrain's top Shia cleric leaves to UK for treatment

Bahrain's top Shia cleric Sheikh Isa Qassim left Manama for treatment in London on Monday following a deterioration in his health.

'No decision' on Russian arms deal, says Qatar's emir

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'No decision' on Russian arms deal, says Qatar's emir

Saudi Arabia's King Salman previously wrote to French president Emmanuel Macron over his concerns about a potential Qatar-Russia arms deal.

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Top UN court asked to rule in Qatar dispute

The UAE, Bahrain and Egypt requested the International Court of Justice to study the dispute after a separate UN body ruled in favour ...

Saudi Arabia-based channel beoutQ 'brazenly stealing' tennis broadcasts

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Saudi Arabia-based channel beoutQ 'brazenly stealing' tennis broadcasts

World tennis bodies have demanded the immediate closure of beoutQ, which has also been accused of illegally broadcasting World Cup matches.

UAE military officials 'visit Israel' amid growing ties

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UAE military officials 'visit Israel' amid growing ties

An Emirati military delegation is in Israel for an official visit, an Israeli media outlet reported, in the latest move that reveals the growing ...

EU condemns UAE for 'destabilising' Somalia over Qatar crisis

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EU condemns UAE for 'destabilising' Somalia over Qatar crisis

The European Parliament on Wednesday slammed the United Arab Emirates (UAE) for taking retaliatory actions against Somalia for the country's ...

Saudi police arrest Qatar pilgrim on 'terror charges'

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Saudi police arrest Qatar pilgrim on 'terror charges'

Saudi authorities have arrested a Qatari man as he performed pilgrimage to Islam's holiest site amid a year-old diplomatic spat between Doha and ...

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Denmark's Islamophobic 'ghetto' laws: A slippery slope towards fascism

Comment: The package of measures passed by Danish legislators in May is misguided, racist and undermines the justice system, writes Khaled Diab.

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UN urges Egypt to release daughter of Qatar-based cleric

The United Nations has called on Egyptian authorities to release the daughter of prominent Muslim scholar who has been held in solitary ...

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Qaradawi accuses Egypt of imprisoning daughter over Qatar crisis

Egyptian Muslim scholar Yusuf al-Qaradawi has accused Cairo of holding his daughter for over a year in solitary confinement due to a regional ...

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Ireland to export meat to Qatar, following trade deal

Irish farmers will export meat to Qatar, as a blockade on the Gulf state pushes it to find new trading partners.

Saudi hajj rules complicate pilgrimage for blockaded Qataris

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Saudi hajj rules complicate pilgrimage for blockaded Qataris

Qatari authorities have denied Saudi accusations suggesting it failed to respond to Hajj and Umrah authorities to allow Qataris to attend the ...

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Qatar invests half billion dollars in Sudan agriculture

Qatar has announced plans to invest $500 million into Sudan's agricultural and food sectors over the next three years, state-run news agency QNA ...

UAE's blockade on Qatar spread a 'climate of fear'

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UAE's blockade on Qatar spread a 'climate of fear'

Qatar is appealing to the UN's top court against the year-long blockade imposed by the UAE and its Gulf allies.

UAE responds to Qatar's UN court case with another

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UAE responds to Qatar's UN court case with another

The Gulf crisis has moved to UN courts as the UAE filed their own case against Qatar who accused them of fostering an "environment of hate"

Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, UAE pledge <em>Bahrain</em> bail out

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Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, UAE pledge Bahrain bail out

Bahrain's wealthy neighbours are set to announce a support package to prop up the island state's economy.

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