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Egypt's president has come under fire for "unfit" remarks he made seemingly towards the Gulf state of Qatar during an inauguration of a military base.

A top official in the Arab bloc isolating Qatar has expressed disappointment about a speech made by the Qatari Emir on Friday.

Thanks for the blockade, we are stronger: Qatar Petroleum

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Thanks for the blockade, we are stronger: Qatar Petroleum

The president and CEO of the state-run Qatar Petroleum thanked the anti-Doha bloc for the blockade, suggesting it has made the emirate stronger.

Prolonging Qatar blockade 'not in anyone's interest': Erdogan

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Prolonging Qatar blockade 'not in anyone's interest': Erdogan

Turkey's President Erdogan has said prolonging the isolation of Qatar by four Arab states is "not in anyone's interest" as he embarked on a tour ...

Qatar's BeIN sports network back on air in UAE

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Qatar's BeIN sports network back on air in UAE

Subscribers to Qatar's BeIN sports network confirmed the channel was broadcasting in the United Arab Emirates on Saturday, a month after it was ...

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Qatar will 'overcome and surpass' the blockade: Sheikh Tamim

The Emir of Qatar gave his live television broadcast since the blockade began on Friday night, where he detailed his vision for the future of the country.

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Qatar bolsters anti-terror laws with amendments

Doha sets new rules for defining terror and terror financing amid sustained accusations from neighbouring countries about Qatar's ...

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Qatar has evidence 'blockading country' was behind government hack

Qatar's lead investigator has said the hack of the country's national news agency which led to a Gulf-wide crisis originated from a country ...

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Iraq's Kadim al-Sahir defies Gulf boycott with Qatar concert

World famous Iraqi singer Kadim al-Sahir is defying an Arab boycott of Qatar's summer festival by performing a concert in the capital ...

Sixth batch of Turkish troops arrive in Qatar

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Sixth batch of Turkish troops arrive in Qatar

A fresh batch of Turkish troops arrived in Qatar on Tuesday, to carry out joint training exercises as part of an Ankara-Qatar military agreement.

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Egypt to end visas on arrival for Qataris

Egypt said it would end visas on arrival for Qatari citizens as a dispute between four Arab states and the Gulf emirate continues over ...

Sanctions on Qatar are backfiring… as sanctions usually do

Paul Iddon

Sanctions on Qatar are backfiring… as sanctions usually do

Analysis: Lessons from history are rarely learned, notes Paul Iddon.

Erdogan to visit Qatar and Saudi amid diplomatic crisis

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Erdogan to visit Qatar and Saudi amid diplomatic crisis

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan will visit Qatar and Saudi Arabia later this month as the Gulf region remains locked in a diplomatic ...

Qatar: UAE violated international law by hacking state media

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Qatar: UAE violated international law by hacking state media

Qatar has said the reported involvement of the UAE in hacking its state news agency in May was a violation of international law.

Is it time to write the GCC's epitaph?

Emile Nakhleh

Is it time to write the GCC's epitaph?

Comment: Now that they feel relatively secure, GCC members - particularly Saudi Arabia and the UAE - are more confident in attacking others, ...

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Anti-Qatar alliance threatens Doha's GCC post

Qatar could lose its position in the Gulf Cooperation Council, which includes Arab countries currently blockading Doha warned on Monday.

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British boxer shows support for Qatar after winning title

A British boxer has shown support for the Gulf state of Qatar, which is under blockade by four Arab countries, as he resoundingly won a title ...

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UAE 'hacked Qatar website' to post false emir statements

The current Gulf crisis appears to have been instigated by the UAE who orchestrated a hacking campaign against the Qatari government

Charlie Hoyle

Qatar blockade escalates Gulf crackdown on free expression

In-depth: Freedom of expression has dramatically deteriorated in Gulf States since a Saudi-led blockade on Qatar last month, exacerbating a ...

Qatar blockade 'backfired', says former UK Middle East chief

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Qatar blockade 'backfired', says former UK Middle East chief

The miscalculated Qatar blockade has backfired, the former head of Britain's Foreign Office Middle East desk said.

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Saudi-led bloc demanded FIFA 'strip Qatar of World Cup’

A Saudi-led coalition blockading Qatar has reportedly urged football’s governing body to strip the Gulf nation of hosting the 2022 World Cup, ...

French FM arrives in Kuwait after visiting blockaded Qatar

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French FM arrives in Kuwait after visiting blockaded Qatar

French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian has arrived in Kuwait on Sunday, as he continues his efforts to end the Gulf crisis.

No alternatives to Qatar airbase, says US defence secretary

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No alternatives to Qatar airbase, says US defence secretary

The US does not need to find an alternative airbase to Al Udeid in Qatar, which continues to operate normally despite the blockade on the Gulf ...

France offers assistance in resolving 'concerning' Qatar blockade France offers assistance in resolving 'concerning' Qatar blockade

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France offers assistance in resolving 'concerning' Qatar blockade

France has offered to facilitate the Kuwait-led crisis talks to resolve the dispute between Qatar and four Arab states who are enforcing a sea, ...

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