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Analysis: Saudi Arabia and the UAE are now looking to Russia for security partnerships as well as economic cooperation, writes Stasa Salacanin.

A Saudi paper has demanded Qataris make a choice between support for their government or their religious obligations with attending Hajj.

Oman and Kuwait go gently into Saudi-Canada dispute

Paul McLoughlin

Oman and Kuwait go gently into Saudi-Canada dispute

Oman became the latest Gulf country to back Saudi Arabia in its diplomatic dispute with Canada, but used carefully guarded words.

An 'Arab NATO' against Iran: easier said than done

Paul Iddon

An 'Arab NATO' against Iran: easier said than done

Analysis: The GCC is fractured, Oman has a legacy of neutrality and Qatar is under siege by other Gulf nations. Trump's bid to unite ...

Trump hotel 'received financial boost' after Saudi royal visit

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Trump hotel 'received financial boost' after Saudi royal visit

A visit by Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman to New York gave Donald Trump's hotel in the city a big boost.

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Israel detains Palestinian TV boss, journalists in overnight raids

Dawn raids in the West Bank saw dozens of Palestinians arrested, including the director and journalists working for one of the region's main TV channels

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Scottish comedian bombarded by Rangers fans' anti-Qatar tweets

A group of Rangers fans of Twitter have bombarded a Scottish comedian with questions on whether she would protest a visit to the UK of ...

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Qatar and UK form joint fighter jet squadron

The UK's ministry of defence has announced the formation of a new joint Typhoon squadron with Qatar that will begin flying in 2020.

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Qatar, US plan 'expansion' of Al-Udeid airbase

Qatari state media confirmed plans to expand al-Udeid airbase, the biggest military facility used by Washington in the Gulf as it battles ...

US wants to 'build momentum' for Gulf crisis summit

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US wants to 'build momentum' for Gulf crisis summit

US charge d'affaires to Qatar, Ryan Gliha said his country wants to ”build momentum towards resolving the Gulf crisis.

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Agency seeks extras to enact anti-Qatar protest

An extras agency put up an ad to hire actors for an anti-Qatar protest as the Qatari leader visits London.

Bot army attempts to hijack <em>Qatar</em> emir's UK visit

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Bot army attempts to hijack Qatar emir's UK visit

Saudi Arabia appeared to have mobilised its army of Twitter bots on Monday, during a visit by the Qatar emir to the UK. But things ...

UN court orders UAE to protect Qatari citizens' rights

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UN court orders UAE to protect Qatari citizens' rights

Qatar filed a case at the International Court of Justice in June, accusing the UAE of human rights violations for expelling Qataris and ...

UAE upset by critical Lebanese media, blames <em>Qatar</em>

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UAE upset by critical Lebanese media, blames Qatar

Upset by embarrassing revelations about its policies in a pro-Hizballah newspaper, the UAE has issued an official warning to Lebanon, suggesting ...

UAE, China sign raft of deals after Xi visit

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UAE, China sign raft of deals after Xi visit

The United Arab Emirates and China agreed to set up a "comprehensive strategic partnership" as President Xi Jinping wrapped up a three-day visit ...

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China president due in UAE for high-profile visit

China's president will visit the UAE on Thursday, with final preparations underway for the high-profile visit.

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Report questions the reach of the UAE lobby

A newly published report presented in Britain's parliament reveals the reach of the UAE lobby and its 'clandestine' tactics.

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Israel lawmaker demands FIFA cancel Qatar World Cup

An Israeli lawmaker has joined a Saudi-led campaign against Qatar, calling on football's governing body to cancel the 2022 World Cup ...

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Qatar says book flights two years before World Cup

The Saudi-led blockade on Qatar means that that there will be a lot of pressure on QA as the sole Gulf-carrier amid the ...

NATO 'ready to welcome' Saudi Arabia and Oman

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NATO 'ready to welcome' Saudi Arabia and Oman

A UAE-based news publication said NATO is ready to welcome in Saudi Arabia and Oman to its Istanbul cooperation initiative.

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Saudi newspaper 'forgets' the next World Cup in Qatar

The Saudi-led anti-Qatar agenda has spared nothing, from hajj to sports, with the World Cup the latest target of pro-Riyadh ...

UAE prince seeks asylum in rival <em>Qatar</em>

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UAE prince seeks asylum in rival Qatar

A UAE prince sought asylum in London's Qatar embassy, exposing tensions between the Emirati royal family

US opinion on Palestine is finally starting to shift

Usaid Siddiqui

US opinion on Palestine is finally starting to shift

Comment: American Jews are abandoning support for Israel in favour of universal human rights, starting with those of Palestinians, writes Usaid ...

<em>Qatar</em> to raise billions for European Typhoon jets purchase

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Qatar to raise billions for European Typhoon jets purchase

The island-nation agreed to purchase 24 Typhoon combat jets from British defence group BAE systems in December.

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