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A Saudi-led bloc boycotting Qatar has 'bribed and blackmailed' several African countries to join its attempt to isolate the country, Qatar's foreign minister has said.

Comment: The latest agreement between Fatah and Hamas might have a better chance of uniting Palestinians through compromise, but significant obstacles remain ahead, write Leila Seurat and Mohamed Younis.

<em>Qatar</em> ruler urges end to blocakde, calls for talks

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Qatar ruler urges end to blocakde, calls for talks

Qatar’s emir has urged neighbouring states to lift an “unfair” 4-month-old blockade and said he’s ready to open talks to end the diplomatic crisis.

<em>Qatar</em>: Saudi Arabia is 'promoting regime change'

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Qatar: Saudi Arabia is 'promoting regime change'

Qatari foreign minister accuses Saudi Arabia of 'bringing back the dark ages' through its dispute with Qatar.

Anti-<em>Qatar</em> states try getting Kuwait on-side over FIFA ban

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Anti-Qatar states try getting Kuwait on-side over FIFA ban

Gulf states currently blockading Qatar have tried to woo Kuwait by promising to boycott a football tournament in Doha unless a FIFA ban ...

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Threat to Qatari banks' liquidity fading: Fitch

The threat to Qatari banks' funding and liquidity, triggered by withdrawals of foreign deposits amid a Saudi-led boycott of Doha, appears to be fading, Fitch Ratings said on Tuesday.

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Malaysia rolls out red carpet for Qatari Emir

Sheikh Tamim is scheduled to meet Malaysia's prime minister and king, followed by a state banquet at the palace, in his second trip abroad since ...

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UAE joins Saudi-Israeli backing of Trump's aggressive Iran strategy

The UAE has become one of a handful of nations to back an announcement by US President Donald Trump to revise or tear up a nuclear agreement ...

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UAE 'planned to invade Qatar with Blackwater-linked mercenaries'

Qatar's former deputy prime minister has accused the United Arab Emirates of plotting to invade Doha with an army of mercenaries.

The <em>Qatar</em> crisis hits the African continent

Stasa Salacanin

The Qatar crisis hits the African continent

Analysis: With Saudi Arabia calling on a number of African states to join its boycott of Qatar, it has become clear the Gulf crisis is ...

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Qatar lifeline for 'troubled' BAE as Saudi deal stalls

As a Saudi follow-on order for Typhoon fighter jets failed to materialise this year, a Qatari order for these jets and Hawk trainer airplanes is ...

UAE issues new threat to <em>Qatar</em> 2022 World Cup

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UAE issues new threat to Qatar 2022 World Cup

Another attack has been launched on Qatar's hosting of the 2022 World Cup, with UAE Foreign Minister Anwar Gargash saying 'Doha should review ...

Dubai security chief tells <em>Qatar</em> to cancel World Cup

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Dubai security chief tells Qatar to cancel World Cup

Dubai security official Dhahi Khalfan has courted controversy again after telling Doha a Saudi-UAE blockade on Qatar will end ...

<em>Qatar</em> denies Saudi-led <em>blockade</em> will 'risk' 2022 World Cup

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Qatar denies Saudi-led blockade will 'risk' 2022 World Cup

Qatar has dismissed a report which alleged an 'increasing political risk' that the 2022 World Cup in Doha will not go ahead due to a ...

Kuffar b*st*rds: Saudi Arabia's religious war against political enemies

Robert Cusack and Gehad Quisay

Kuffar b*st*rds: Saudi Arabia's religious war against political enemies

Comment: Saudi Arabia has long projected the image of religious righteousness, fighting their enemies with God on their side, but what happens ...

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US halts Gulf military exercises over Qatar crisis

The United States has halted some military exercises with Gulf allies in a bid to end the months-long blockade of Qatar by a Saudi-led coalition.

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Saudis arrest Qatari, 21 others for 'inciting public feelings'

Saudi Arabia has arrested 22 people, including a Qatari national, for "inciting public feelings" on social media, authorities said on Wednesday, ...

Gehad Quisay

Mother of Nations, but not of all Egyptians

Comment: New articles to be added to Egyptian citizenship law give the military regime the final say over the Egyptian-ness of its citizens, ...

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UN delegation to visit Qatar to examine blockade impact

A UN delegation will visit Qatar to report on the impact of a blockade imposed by a Saudi-led bloc of Arab countries.

Social media feeds Middle East's appetite for news

Everette E. Dennis and Robb Wood

Social media feeds Middle East's appetite for news

Analysis: Online apps are trusted by young Arabs, note Everette E Dennis and Robb Wood.

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Qatar Airways announces $2bn Boeing plane order

Qatar Airways announced Tuesday it has placed an order worth more than $2 billion for six Boeing planes, which it said reflected the ...

Thousands pack Doha streets to welcome <em>Qatar</em> emir home

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Thousands pack Doha streets to welcome Qatar emir home

Qatar's Emir Tamim al-Thani returned home from the UN General Assembly on Sunday evening, where he was received by thousands of his countrymen ...

Indian scholar 'asked to leave' Oman after anti-Saudi speech

Paul McLoughlin

Indian scholar 'asked to leave' Oman after anti-Saudi speech

An Indian scholar has been asked to leave Oman, after making a speech at a local sharia college that criticised Saudi foreign policy.

Analysts doubt benefits of Saudi Arabia's Vision 2030

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Analysts doubt benefits of Saudi Arabia's Vision 2030

Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman's Vision 2030 diversification plan will do little to benefit the average Saudi citizen, and instead further ...

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