Sunday , November 19 2017

Ahmed Al Jarallah

Politics of Qatar and the leadership’s nonsense

THE world — especially the major countries, warn on an attempt to weaken the Gulf Cooperation Council. The focus of discussion of all Ministers of Foreign Affairs visiting Kuwait — the country endorsed internationally to mediate the current Gulf crisis, is on averting any action that would violate the unity …

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‘Nero politics’ burning Qatar

IT IS not possible to cover the Sun with a sieve. The Qatari leadership should understand this fact as it keeps on procrastinating and prolonging the crisis by depending on feeble arguments; such as, the demands made by four countries (Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates and Egypt) are considered …

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Salman … eye on Saudi and the other guarding the Gulf

THE appointment of the young prince, Mohammad bin Salman, as Crown Prince signals the beginning of a new era — rejuvenation of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and pumping of new blood into the highest positions through revitalization of the decision-making base in the ruling house by transferring huge responsibilities …

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Yemen graveyard of Persian scheme

THREE years have passed since the Houthi uprising led to civil war in Yemen and opened the doors far and wide to extremist terrorist groups such as al-Qaeda and ‘DAESH’ and brought Iran close to the southern gate of the Arabian Peninsula. Needless to say, these militias were unable to …

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Qatar … pages have dried and pens have been lifted

IT is during difficult times that a friend is distinguished from an enemy. For the past 20 years or more, the member states of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) and some Arab countries have been maintaining silence over their agony concerning the frivoling politics of Qatar. Yet, they always opted …

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Muhammad VI … Gulf cohesion

THE quick move made by the King of Morocco, Mohammad VI, in an effort to mend the dispute between Qatar and three GCC countries — Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates and Bahrain — received positive echo from the leaders and people of the “Gulf council” The move represents a clear …

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Qatar … ‘for you cannot cut through the earth nor reach the mountains in height’

DOES the Qatari administration think that the misrepresentation and bluffs of its mouthpieces, or the fake tears over a Saudi infant who was barred from accompanying his Qatari mother to visit his father who lives 100 kilometers away, or another from Bahrain or the United Arab Emirates, will change the …

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Iran eating own poison

THROUGHOUT the past 38 years, Iran’s regime has been cooking the terrorism poison and planting it on the plates of various countries, starting with its neighbors and then going on to the furthest corners of the world. Every time, the name of the poisoned Iranian meal varies — sometimes it …

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O Qatar … stubbornness does not pay

DESPITE all the past passive experiences with the State of Qatar and cessations of its relations with some GCC countries, they still greatly cared for Qatar. This is because Qatar, at the end of it all, is one of the GCC pillars, and the builders are not keen about weakening …

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Qatar … arrogance kills

“CURSED is arrogance, it kills the arrogant first”, this loosely translated Arabic proverb — for decades — applies to Qatari politics, and not only in its recent crisis that ended with Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates and the Kingdom of Bahrain closing their borders and airspace, and severing diplomatic relations …

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