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Tag Archives: Gulf crisis

Elders value Amir perspective on international issues

‘Kuwait voice for stability’ KUWAIT CITY, July 3: The Elders, Lakhdar Brahimi and Martti Ahtisaari, discussed regional security and political issues with HH the Amir of Kuwait, Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al- Sabah, senior political leaders and representatives from civil society and reaffirmed the belief that dialogue and diplomacy offer …

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Qatar files discrimination case against UAE at UN

DUBAI: Qatar said Monday it filed a case against the United Arab Emirates at the United Nations’ highest court, accusing Abu Dhabi of “discrimination against Qatar and Qatari citizens” amid a yearlong boycott of Doha by four Arab nations. An Emirati minister dismissed the filing as a stunt. The case …

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HH Amir’s envoy hands letters to Qatar, Oman, UAE leaders

KUWAIT CITY, May 14, (KUNA): The representative of HH the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, Deputy Premier and Foreign Affairs Minister Sheikh Sabah Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah, delivered a letter from HH the Amir to Qatari Amir Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad Al-Thani. The letter focused on the strong relations between …

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Qatar files aviation complaint against Bahrain at UN

DUBAI, March 28 (Reuters) – Qatar accused a Bahrain war plane of violating its airspace and has reported the breach to the U.N. Security Council, the state news agency QNA reported on Wednesday. It did not provide any details about the incident which it said took place on Sunday, saying …

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Bahrain, UAE say Qatari jets interfering with their flights

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Authorities in Bahrain and the United Arab Emirates are again accusing Qatari military jets of interfering with their flights, the latest accusations amid the Arab countries’ boycott of Doha over a diplomatic dispute. Qatar didn’t immediately respond to requests for comment. Bahrain’s state-run news …

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Hope summit ends Gulf crisis

KUWAIT CITY, March 10: The Kuwaiti Deputy Foreign Minister Khalid Al-Jarallah was recently quoted as saying he hopes the proposed US-GCC summit which is expected to be held next spring will see the end of the Gulf crisis, according to gulf-times.com. The ‘times’ attributing its reports to the Kuwait News …

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EU backs Gulf mediation by Kuwait – NATO, Qatar sign pact

BRUSSELS, March 8, (Agencies): EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy/ Vice-President of the European Commission Federica Mogherini, met in Brussels late Wednesday with Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, Amir of Qatar, and discussed bilateral and regional issues as well as the Gulf crisis. A press release …

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‘Amir’s efforts to prevent Gulf row escalation has succeeded’

‘Iraq reconstruction event shows Kuwaiti triumph in moral role’ KUWAIT CITY, March 8, (KUNA): Efforts exerted by His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah to prevent the escalation of the Gulf dispute were a success, Kuwaiti Deputy Foreign Minister Khalid Al-Jarallah said on Wednesday. His Highness the Amir …

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‘GCC operating despite Qatar crisis’

DUBAI, Dec 27, (RTRS): Kuwait’s deputy foreign minister said on Wednesday that the six-nation Gulf Cooperation Council would continue to operate despite a row among three of its members and Qatar that it has unsuccessfully sought to mediate. Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain plus non-GCC member Egypt …

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MPs hail Amir for Gulf unity efforts – ‘Reform vital’

KUWAIT BACKS POLITICAL SOLUTION TO YEMEN CRISIS KUWAIT CITY, Dec 26: Members of the National Assembly on Tuesday praised His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah for his keenness to hold the Gulf Summit as scheduled and hosting the 23rd Arabian Gulf Cup, stressing this refl ects his …

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