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Qatar says ‘Gulf crisis’ puts $2 billion in contracts at risk

‘Sovereign wealth fund unaffected’ DOHA, June 19, (AFP): The political crisis in the Gulf is putting at risk business deals worth $2 billion in Arab …

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Qatar govt prepared to cover banks if deposits ‘withdrawn

$18 bln deposits from blockade nations DOHA, June 19, (RTRS): Qatar’s government is prepared to support local banks if foreign institutions withdraw deposits from them …

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RENOUNCE DIFFERENCES AND HOLD ONTO NATIONAL UNITY – ‘Heal rift in Gulf through dialogue’

Amir reiterates Kuwait’s stance against all forms of terrorism KUWAIT CITY, June 18, (KUNA): His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah said he …

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Qatari soldiers ordered to quit Bahrain coalition base

Saudi, Turkish ties fray DOHA, June 18, (Agencies): Bahrain has ordered Qatari troops serving with a coalition fighting the Islamic State group to leave its …

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Saudi Arabia bans imports of Egyptian strawberries

Ban effective from July 11, due to pesticide residues CAIRO, June 18, (RTRS): Saudi Arabia is banning imports of Egyptian strawberries due to pesticide residues, …

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Iran, China hold naval drill in Gulf

BEIRUT, June 18, (Agencies): Iran and China began a joint naval exercise in the Gulf on Sunday, the Islamic Republic News Agency (IRNA) reported. The …

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‘61’ perish in Portugal fire

PEDROGAO GRANDE, Portugal, June 18, (AP): A raging forest fire in central Portugal sent flames sweeping over roads, killing at least 61 people, many of …

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QATAR PUSH FOR OPEN SKIES REMAINS UNRESOLVED

Turkey terms Saudi talks ‘positive’ – London affirms backing of Kuwait mediation MAKKAH, Saudi Arabia, June 17, (Agencies): Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu held talks …

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Russia says may have killed Baghdadi

US unable to confirm death of DAESH chief MOSCOW, June 17, (AFP): The Russian army on Friday said it was seeking to verify whether Islamic …

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Facebook to be hostile on extremists

SAN FRANCISCO, June 17, (Agencies): Facebook said it is ramping up the use of artificial intelligence in a push to make the social network “a …

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