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Trump's long-time personal lawyer Michael Cohen asked Qatar for $1 million for personal insights into the president's plans, according to a media report.

US President Donald Trump wants the 11-month dispute between Qatar and its neighbours to end because it "benefits Iran".

Betraying Morocco, Saudis back Trump for World Cup 2026

Anthony Harwood

Betraying Morocco, Saudis back Trump for World Cup 2026

Comment: Saudi Arabia's support for the US-led bid for the 2026 World Cup over that of its Arab neighbour, Morocco, tells of new and broken alliances, writes Anthony Harwood.

Senior IS leader killed in southern Yemen

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Senior IS leader killed in southern Yemen

A senior self proclaimed 'emir' was killed in Yemen and three others arrested in a government raid.

Two princes in a hurry shake up the Gulf

Anne Gadel and Mourad el-Bouanani

Two princes in a hurry shake up the Gulf

Comment: In UAE and Saudi Arabia, two princes are driving a geopolitical shake up. But do they share a common strategy? ask Anne Gadel and ...

Abigail Fielding-Smith and Jessica Purkiss

Iraq 'black ops' executive hired for anti-Qatar attack

Investigation: A veteran of Pentagon propaganda operations was hired by a Dubai-based company to create a film accusing Qatar of links to terrorism, the Bureau of Investigative Journalism reveals.

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Saudi prince orders all workers to wear 'traditional clothing'

A Saudi prince has ordered that private sector workers must wear traditional clothing to "strengthen national identity", despite a modernisation ...

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'Qatar should pay for US troops in Syria': Riyadh

Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir has said that Qatar should foot the bill for US presence in Syria.

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Saudi king slams Iran 'interference' as Arab summit opens

Opening the Arab League summit on Sunday, there was notably little mention by the Saudi king of the Western strikes launched against the Assad ...

No solution to Qatar crisis at Arab Summit: Riyadh

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No solution to Qatar crisis at Arab Summit: Riyadh

The upcoming meeting of Arab League states will not discuss the ongoing Saudi-led blockade on Qatar, Riyadh's foreign minister said on Thursday.

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Trump 'demands Saudi King end senseless blockade of Qatar'

US President Donald Trump has reportedly demanded that Saudi Arabia and other Arab states end a ten-month long economic blockade on Qatar.

Trump ignores Russia, vows to strike 'gas-killing animal' Assad

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Trump ignores Russia, vows to strike 'gas-killing animal' Assad

Syria update: Trump rebukes Russian threats, tweeting confirmation that 'nice new and smart' missiles will be deployed to Syria, as officials ...

Trump signals Qatar crisis u-turn in <em>Emir</em> Tamim meeting

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Trump signals Qatar crisis u-turn in Emir Tamim meeting

Donald Trump welcomed Qatar Emir Tamim al-Thani to the White House Tuesday, and a few choice words appeared to reshape Gulf politics ...

France could hit Syria chemical facilities in air strikes

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France could hit Syria chemical facilities in air strikes

France could target Syria's chemical facilities in response to a deadly gas attack on an opposition town Paris says was almost certainly carried ...

Qatar economy, World Cup work progressing despite blockade

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Qatar economy, World Cup work progressing despite blockade

Doha's economy is expected to grow by 2.6 percent this year, despite a land, air and sea blockade on the Gulf state, its finance minister said.

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US approves $300m guided missiles sale to Qatar

US approves multi-million dollar arms sale to Qatar on the eve of President Donald Trump's meeting with Emir Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani.

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Qatar Emir to meet Trump, hoping to end crisis

The Emir of Qatar will meet with US President Donald Trump at the White House next week, hoping to end a spat that has riven the Gulf.

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Trump urges Saudi Arabia to restore ties with Qatar

US President Donald Trump urged both Riyadh and Doha to end the Qatar crisis months after Saudi Arabia, UAE, Bahrain and Egypt imposed a siege ...

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Qatar's emir visits Moscow to discuss trade and Syria

Qatar's emir met with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Moscow Monday, to discuss the Syrian crisis and agree a number of trade deals ...

Al Jazeera: Bahrain king 'funded failed bombings' in Doha

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Al Jazeera: Bahrain king 'funded failed bombings' in Doha

Bahrain's king bankrolled attempted bomb attacks in the Qatari capital Doha amid a failed coup attempt in 1996, an Al Jazeera documentary has ...

Imad K. Harb

Trump, a mediator in the GCC crisis?

Comment: The Trump administration has emphasised the importance of GCC unity since the blockade of Qatar began, writes Imad K. Harb.

Qatar invites Lebanon's President Michel Aoun for state visit

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Qatar invites Lebanon's President Michel Aoun for state visit

A handwritten invitation was sent to the Lebanese President Aoun by the Qatari Emir in the hopes of bettering bilateral ties between ...

'Baseless lies': Qatar's Sheikha Moza slams Saudi-led boycott

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'Baseless lies': Qatar's Sheikha Moza slams Saudi-led boycott

A Saudi-led bloc boycotting Qatar has promoted 'baseless lies' during an ongoing spat in the Gulf between Doha and its neighbours, mother of the ...

Qatar successfully weathering the political storm of Saudi-led blockade

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Qatar successfully weathering the political storm of Saudi-led blockade

The IMF has said the economic impact of a none-months Saudi-led blockade on Qatar is fading, with the Arab quartet not achieving its plan aims.

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