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So that Qatar does not cry for that which it couldn’t defend as a man

AROUND 525 years ago, the last Nasrid Dynasty ruler of the Emirate of Granada in Iberia, Abu Abdullah Muhammad XII, known to the Castilians (in Spain) as ‘Boabdil’ stood on a plateau overlooking Granada, pondering and crying for the loss of his kingdom. His mother said, “Do not cry like …

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Tillerson in Kuwait – 13 demands done … not worth revisiting, says US

Terror finance monitoring system eyed ISTANBUL/DOHA, July 10, (Agencies): US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson arrived in Kuwait on Monday for talks aimed at resolving the crisis triggered by the cutoff of links with Qatar by Saudi Arabia and Arab allies. In Doha, a Western diplomat said creation of a …

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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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Crisis with no winners

“… Do not quarrel with each other lest you fail or lose honor…” — Holy Quran 9:46. From the several observations of our daily briefings on the unfortunate Gulf crisis, and by following up developments of this crisis, we could deduce our analysis or impression about this crisis — the …

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Qatar to pursue compensation

DOHA, Qatar, July 9, (Agencies): Qatar’s government said Sunday it is forming a committee to pursue compensation for damages stemming from its isolation by four Arab countries. Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Egypt and Bahrain cut diplomatic ties and severed air, land and sea links with natural gas-rich Qatar …

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British FM says progress possible – Kuwait welcomes UK support for mediation

SAUDI, ALLIES THREATEN FURTHER STEPS – QATAR AGAIN DENIES ACCUSATIONS MATTIS AFFIRMS US-QATAR COOPERATION … TILLERSON DUE KUWAIT CITY, July 8, (Agencies): British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson said on Saturday progress could be made to heal a rift between Qatar and other Arab states, although a solution was unlikely to …

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Germany to help clear Qatar charges – UAE predicts more isolation

RIYADH ACCUSES DOHA OF USING TWITTER TO STOKE DISSENT ‘QATAR TO MAINTAIN SUPPORT OF ANTI-TERROR EFFORTS’ – TURKEY ‘LOYAL’ BERLIN, July 6, (Agencies): Germany’s foreign minister says his country’s intelligence service will participate in efforts to clear up accusations by Arab neighbors that Qatar supports terror groups. Foreign Minister Sigmar …

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Four term Qatar response negative – Boycott to remain

RUSSIA, FRANCE, EU SUPPORT KUWAITI MEDIATION CAIRO, July 5, (Agencies): Arab states that have cut ties with Qatar vowed Wednesday to maintain their boycott of the emirate, criticising its “negative” response to their list of demands to end the diplomatic crisis. Qatar appealed for “dialogue” to resolve the row while …

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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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Amiri envoy delivers letter to Qatar – Tillerson calls Cairo

DOHA, July 4, (Agencies): His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah’s envoy, advisor at Amiri Diwan Khaled Yousef Al-Fulaij on Tuesday delivered a letter from His Highness the Amir to Qatari Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad bin Khalifa Al-Thani. Sheikh Tamim and French President Emmanuel Macron, meanwhile, emphasized …

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