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Qatar seeks to end isolation – Principles, guarantees eyed in Gulf rift

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 10, (Agencies): The concerned countries are currently studying the possibility of issuing a declaration of principles to solve the Gulf crisis, reports Al-Qabas daily quoting sources. Disclosing that the declaration will consist of solutions to some disputes; sources said there will be American, Kuwaiti and European guarantees …

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Qataris honor HH Amir’s efforts with mural

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 10: Representatives of Qatari nationals Thursday morning hung the mural of His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah on the wall of Al-Hamra Tower as a special gift from all Qataris in honor of his concerted efforts to resolve the crisis among the GCC brotherly …

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Qatar waives visa for 80 states – More to come in visa policy

QATAR’S Ministry of Interior (MoI), Qatar Tourism Authority (QTA) and Qatar Airways today Wednesday announced that Qatar will allow visa-free entry for citizens of 80 countries, effective immediately. Citizens of those countries wishing to visit Qatar will no longer need to apply or pay for a visa; instead, a multi-entry …

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Rift said to risk Dubai status as financial hub – 3,000 Turkish troops for Doha

LONDON, Aug 7, (RTRS): The boss of Standard Chartered has warned that Dubai risks damaging its status as a financial centre as a result of the trade boycott of Qatar by a Saudi-led bloc, which includes the United Arab Emirates. Standard Chartered is a major lender across the Middle East …

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Japan backs Kuwait Gulf mediation

DOHA, Aug 6, (KUNA): Japan on Saturday reiterated its support of Kuwait’s ongoing mediation efforts to resolve the dispute between Qatar and another three Gulf Arab countries plus Egypt, urging the need for diplomacy as a solution. During talks with Qatar’s foreign minister in Doha, a Japanese official stressed the …

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Qatar deposited over $10 bln to offset crisis outflows – Dubai’s Mashreq bank see drop in demand for Doha business

DUBAI, July 29, (RTRS): Qatar’s government deposited over $10 billion in local banks last month to offset a pull-out of deposits by foreign institutions due to the country’s diplomatic crisis, Qatari central bank data showed on Thursday. The big injection of funds, which could be repeated in coming months if …

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Qatar hires for DC ‘pull’

DUBAI, UAE, July 27, (Agencies): Qatar has hired a Washington influence firm founded by former top campaign aides to US President Donald Trump and another specialized in digging up dirt on US politicians, signaling it wants to challenge Saudi Arabia’s massive lobbying efforts in America’s capital amid a diplomatic dispute …

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Cairo visas Qataris, Erdogan for Kuwait

CAIRO, July 18, (Agencies): Egypt will end visa-free entry for Qatari nationals with some exceptions, the Egyptian Foreign Ministry said on Monday, the latest measure taken against Doha which Cairo and three Gulf governments are boycotting. Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain and Egypt imposed sanctions on Qatar on …

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Washington Post reports, UAE denies Qatar hacking – ‘Sparked crisis’

DAILY CITES U.S. INTELLIGENCE WASHINGTON, July 17, (Agencies): The United Arab Emirates arranged for Qatari government social media and news sites to be hacked in late May in order to post fiery but false quotes linked to Qatar’s Amir, prompting a diplomatic crisis, the Washington Post reported on Sunday, citing …

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Amir, French FM tackle Qatar crisis

CONCERNS RAISED OVER IMPACT ON BI-NATIONAL FAMILIES KUWAIT CITY, July 16, (Agencies): French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian held talks with top officials in Kuwait on Sunday in a bid to bolster the state’s attempts to mediate in the Gulf crisis. Le Drian met HH the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad …

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