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Qatar's eagerness to provide financial assistance to Jordan signals warming ties between the two countries and could see full diplomatic relations restored.

Comment: The stalemate continues after a year of blockade and barbs, writes Andrew Leber.

Qatar blockade 'unlawful, unjustified and disproportionate', new report says

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Qatar blockade 'unlawful, unjustified and disproportionate', new report says

The Qatar blockade has had significant impact on the human rights of persons both within Qatar and in the four states of the Quartet, a new report has said.

Saudi-based agents hacked Qatar state news website, documentary reveals

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Saudi-based agents hacked Qatar state news website, documentary reveals

Agents working in a Saudi ministry in the capital Riyadh were behind the hacking of Qatar's state-run news agency last year, a documentary has ...

One year later: A necessary reckoning in the GCC

Imad K. Harb

One year later: A necessary reckoning in the GCC

Comment: Countries blockading Qatar must reflect on how their attempts to control the Gulf are destabilising the entire region, writes Imad K. ...

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Hacked Qatar news site behind crisis back on Twitter

In its first tweet since May 24 last year, the Qatar News Agency announced the emir had sent a message to Azerbaijan's president.

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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 ...

The New Arab & agencies

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 ...

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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.

Trump urges Saudi Arabia to restore ties with Qatar

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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 between ...

Trump, a mediator in the GCC crisis?

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 the two ...

'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 ...

Trump threatens to cancel Gulf summit over Qatar blockade

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Trump threatens to cancel Gulf summit over Qatar blockade

Donald Trump warned that a planned Camp David summit will not take place in May if Saudi Arabia and its allies do not take steps toward ...

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Qatar provides emergency food, medical relief for Syria's Ghouta

Qatar has sent emergency humanitarian aid to Syria's rebel enclave of Eastern Ghouta amid one of the most ferocious assaults of the country's civil war.

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Qatar, Saudi-led bloc leaders to soon meet with Trump

The leaders of Qatar, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates will soon meet with US President Donald Trump, amid efforts to resolve a ...

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Saudi Arabia rejects Qatar proposed EU-style security pact

Riyadh's Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir has rejected a proposal from Doha to create a European Union style security-block.

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Qatar's Emir calls for new EU-style Arab security pact

Emir Thani called the months-long blockade of Qatar "futile", and said it was time for regional states to put their differences aside.

Saudi cleric hospitalised after five months in solitary confinement

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Saudi cleric hospitalised after five months in solitary confinement

Awda was arrested after posting a tweet welcoming reports of a possible reconciliation between Saudi Arabia and Qatar. He has now been ...

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Trump praises Qatar as UAE attempts to escalate crisis

The US president on Monday praised Doha for its counter-terrorism efforts as rival UAE sought to escalate crisis with unsubstantiated claims ...

Turkey and Qatar leaders meet in Ankara

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Turkey and Qatar leaders meet in Ankara

Turkey's President Erdogan and Qatar's Emir Tamim al-Thani held talks in Ankara on Monday, as the UAE accused Doha of ...

Qatar seeks compensation for businesses hit by Saudi-led blockade

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Qatar seeks compensation for businesses hit by Saudi-led blockade

Qatar's foreign ministry spokesperson Lulwa al-Khater accused the Saudi-led blockade on Doha of being a form of "economic warfare".

How Qatar is overcoming the aviation blockade

Alex Macheras

How Qatar is overcoming the aviation blockade

Comment: Despite the Saudi-led blockade of Qatar which began in June last year, Qatar is more open than ever before, writes Alex Macheras.

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