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Arab powers sever Qatar ties, disruption as flights suspended

Amir urges Qatari counterpart to exercise restraint DUBAI, June 5, (Agencies): The Arab world’s strongest powers cut ties with Qatar on Monday over alleged support for Islamists and Iran, re-opening a festering wound just two weeks after US President Donald Trump’s demand for Muslim states to fight terrorism. Saudi Arabia, …

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Gulf crisis threatens air travel in region, beyond

DUBAI, June 5, (RTRS): Air travel across the Gulf region and beyond faces major disruption following the move by Saudi Arabia, Egypt, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Bahrain to sever ties with Qatar, accusing the tiny oil rich state of supporting terrorism. Saudi Arabia on Monday banned Qatari airlines …

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In order for Qatar not to fall into the evil of its adventure

WHEN the United Arab Emirates (UAE) declared unity on Dec 2, 1971; Ra’as Al-Khaima remained outside the union. However, it decided to join the newborn country seven months later due to feelings of loneliness and isolation. Today, after 46 years, we see the successful example of UAE that is considered …

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QATAR AMIR ARRIVES AS KUWAIT OFFERS MEDIATION

Gulf row rattles Trump anti-Iran axis DUBAI/DOHA, May 31, (Agencies): Just 10 days after President Donald Trump called on Muslim countries to stand united against Iran, a public feud between Qatar and some of its Gulf Arab neighbours is jolting his attempt to tip the regional balance of power against …

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Qatar it’s time for the ‘truth’

MISTAKEN is the one who portrays the relations between Qatar and other Gulf states to be based only on political and economic interests. The truth is these relations are primarily based on kinship, alliance and mutual destiny. In fact, this is the case with every Gulf nation. This is why …

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Qatar hack, fake news ‘spark’ rift

DUBAI, May 24, (RTRS): Qatar said hackers posted fake remarks by its Amir criticising US foreign policy on Wednesday in an incident which renewed tensions with fellow wealthy Gulf Arab nations just days after President Donald Trump met with regional leaders. Gulf Arab countries including oil giant Saudi Arabia permitted …

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Five-year archaeological record of Qatar, Sudan

QM, German Institute to reveal findings DOHA, May 3: Under the patronage of its Chairperson, H.E. Sheikha Al Mayassa bint Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani, Qatar Museums (QM) and the German Archaeological Institute (DAI) will reveal findings from a successful five-year collaboration looking at Sudan’s and Qatar’s archaeological record. The …

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Court upholds Qatari’s death

DOHA, April 30, (AFP): A Doha court on Sunday upheld the death penalty in the retrial of a Qatari man convicted of murdering a 24-year-old British female teacher. Badr Hashim Khamis Abdallah al-Jabr was found guilty of stabbing Lauren Patterson and then burning her body in the Qatari desert in …

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Cabinet welcomes release of Saudi, Qatari abductees in Iraq – Ministers apprised of outcome of Abbas’ visit to Kuwait

KUWAIT CITY, April 24, (KUNA): The Kuwaiti Cabinet on Monday welcomed the recent release and home-return of Qatari and Saudi nationals who were held captives by armed groups in Iraq for over a year. This came during the Cabinet’s customary weekly meeting held under chairmanship of His Highness the Prime …

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‘Fifth GCC Women Games’ officially kicks off in Qatar – ‘GCC women have proven to be an important element in Gulf social system’

KUWAIT CITY, March 8: The 5th GCC Women Games officially kicked off on Tuesday, March 7 under the auspices of the Vice-Chairperson and CEO of Qatar Foundation for Education, Science and Community Development Sheikha Hind Bint Hamad al-Thani. The event is taking place at the Khalifa Tennis and Squash Complex …

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