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Ambassador Otaiba allegedly e-mailed US senators, warning that intelligence cooperation between the two countries was at risk if the Jasta act were passed.

Do you know what they call a Quarter Pounder with cheese in Riyadh? It's not Al-Big Mac...

Qatar Airways seeks 10 percent stake in American Airlines

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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.

Yemen to get cholera vaccines as death toll mounts Yemen to get cholera vaccines as death toll mounts

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Yemen to get cholera vaccines as death toll mounts

The UN health agency and partners have agreed to send 1 million doses of cholera-vaccine to Yemen to help stanch a spiraling and increasingly ...

Conforming with government's line, <em>Saudi</em> presenter resigns from Al-Jazeera

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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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US 'interrogating detainees tortured in UAE black-sites' in Yemen

An investigation has shown the full extent of torture being conducted in 'black sites' across south Yemen.

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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 ...

Yousef Munayyer

Saudi Arabia's royal reshuffle

Comment: Saudi Arabia under Muhammad bin Salman is likely to take even more hasty, reactionary measures, like the coercion of Qatar and ...

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Bad news for Saudi oil plans as prices slump

Libya, Nigeria and the US have increased their overall output since the start of 2017, damaging an OPEC plan to cut output and stabilise the ...

Second batch of Turkish troops deploys to Qatar

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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 ...

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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 ...

<em>Saudi</em> succession reshuffle threatens the house of cards

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Saudi succession reshuffle threatens the house of cards

Comment: An indulged prince who flaunts his wealth, newly proclaimed Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman will find building support amid increasing ...

The Iraq Report: Iraq becomes vehicle for Iranian power

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The Iraq Report: Iraq becomes vehicle for Iranian power

Analysis: Welcome to The New Arab's weekly digest of events in Iraq

Qatar accuses 'neighbours' of hacking that led to crisis

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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 ...

Game of Thobes: Salman's elevation sees <em>Saudi</em> become Sultanate Game of Thobes: Salman's elevation sees Saudi become Sultanate

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Game of Thobes: Salman's elevation sees Saudi become Sultanate

The rise of Mohammed bin Salman consolidates his power away from Saudi Arabia's traditional 'dynastic monarchy' approach, in which ...

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Mohammed bin Salman's rise 'sweetened' with raises, extended holidays

Public sector workers will have their salaries and bonuses restored and backdated after a new decree issued by King Salman.

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Mohammed Bin Salman wins support of Riyadh's 'allegiance council'

The new crown prince received an unsurprising endorsement from Saudi Arabia's senior royal family.

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Qatar Airways reclaims 'World's Best Airline' title despite blockade

Qatar's national carrier has once again been voted the world's best airline despite a diplomatic spat that has seen a Saudi-led bloc ...

Alaa Bayoumi

Is Sisi pushing Egypt off a cliff?

Comment: Egyptians' anger is growing and if another wave of protest engulfs the country it will be more radical and destructive, and will ...

Iraq, <em>Saudi</em> Arabia agree to 'jihadist-for-Shia militants' prisoner swap

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Iraq, Saudi Arabia agree to 'jihadist-for-Shia militants' prisoner swap

Iraq and Saudi Arabia have agreed to a prisoner exchange involving Islamic State group fighters and Iraqi militiamen during bilateral ...

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Who is Mohammed bin Salman?

The 31-year-old prince's public profile has grown rapidly since his father ascended to the throne, amassing extraordinary power and influence at ...

US mocks <em>Saudi</em> 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 ...

Who is Mohammed bin Salman, <em>Saudi</em> Arabia's next king?

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Who is Mohammed bin Salman, Saudi Arabia's next king?

The 31-year-old prince's public profile has grown rapidly since his father ascended the throne, amassing extraordinary power and influence at a ...

Yemen war architect set to be next <em>Saudi</em> king

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Yemen war architect set to be next Saudi king

Mohammed bin Salman becomes crown prince after King Salman ousts Mohammed bin Nayef as heir apparent in Saudi royal power struggle.

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