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Tillerson mum on progress, ends tour

US ANTI-BOYCOTT LAWS MAY COME INTO PLAY IN CRISIS US, France, EU voice support for Kuwait mediation DOHA, July 13, (Agencies): US Secretary of State …

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Worshippers struggle under a ‘police state’ – Bid to curb ‘extremism’

KASHGAR, China, July 13, (AFP): Worshippers quietly passed through metal detectors as they entered the central mosque in China’s far western city of Kashgar under …

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Medics in pink: Dubai launches women-only ambulances

Bid to expedite medical care by helping patients feel more at ease DUBAI, July 13, (AFP): Four women in pink remain on standby 12 hours …

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Sanctions against Qatar push inflation up modestly in June

‘Foreign workers complain about food price hike’ DUBAI/DOHA, July 13, (RTRS): Sanctions imposed by Arab states pushed Qatar’s inflation rate up only modestly in June, …

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US government bans Kaspersky

WASHINGTON, July 13, (AFP): The US government has moved to block federal agencies from buying software from Russia-based Kaspersky Labs, amid concerns about the company’s …

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MORE TURKISH TROOPS ARRIVE AT BASE IN QATAR

US-Qatar terror accord termed insufficient – Al-Jazeera termed anti-Semitic Tillerson takes mediation to Jeddah JEDDAH, Saudi Arabia, July 12, (Agencies): US Secretary of State Rex …

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Tiny Qatar is living large despite Arab siege – ‘Little sign of hardship’

DOHA, Qatar, July 12, (AP): It’s been more than a month since four Arab nations cut land, sea and air routes to Qatar, but in …

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77 foreigners held in Malaysia crackdown

PORT DICKSON, Malaysia, July 12, (Agencies): Malaysian authorities have raided a construction site and detained 77 foreigners as part of a fresh crackdown on illegal …

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Teenager killed by phone in bath-tub

AUSTIN, Texas, July 12, (RTRS): A Texas teenager was killed after she grasped a plugged-in cell phone while taking a bath, prompting her family to …

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Gulf crisis making world markets edgy

Dispute may impact huge swathe of investment LONDON, July 12, (RTRS): Qatar’s tensions with its neighbours are making world markets edgy about any hint of …

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