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Qatar accuses Saudi Arabia of bullying small countries into submission

November 17, 2017 11:36 pm
Qatar accuses Saudi Arabia of bullying small countries into submission

Qatari Foreign Minister Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al Thani speaks during a press conference in the capital Doha on October 22, 2017. (Photo by AFP) Qatar says Saudi Arabia has been sparking off crises across the Middle East and “bullying small countries into submission,” some six months after Riyadh formed an alliance […]

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Bahrain imposes entry visas on Qatari nationals, residents

October 31, 2017 11:09 pm
Bahrain imposes entry visas on Qatari nationals, residents

Bahraini King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa Bahrain says it has decided to impose entry visas on nationals and residents of neighboring Qatar, which has been the center of a persisting crisis in the Persian Gulf region, triggered by a Saudi-led quartet of countries that accuse Doha of purported funding […]

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Bahrain imposes entry visas on Qatari nationals, residents

11:09 pm
Bahrain imposes entry visas on Qatari nationals, residents

Bahraini King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa Bahrain says it has decided to impose entry visas on nationals and residents of neighboring Qatar, which has been the center of a persisting crisis in the Persian Gulf region, triggered by a Saudi-led quartet of countries that accuse Doha of purported funding […]

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The United States military cancels planned war games with Persian Gulf Arab allies over Qatar

October 6, 2017 12:42 pm
The United States military cancels planned war games with Persian Gulf Arab allies over Qatar

A file photo by US Central Command shows a pair of US Air Force F-15E Strike Eagles flying over northern Iraq after conducting airstrikes in Syria. (Via AFP) The United States military has cancelled a number of planned war games with its Persian Gulf Arab allies over their persisting dispute […]

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Human Rights Watch slams Qatar’s failure to protect 800k foreign workers from extreme heat

September 27, 2017 7:04 pm
Human Rights Watch slams Qatar’s failure to protect 800k foreign workers from extreme heat

The photo shows construction work the Khalifa Stadium in Doha, Qatar, on November 9, 2014. (By AP) The Human Rights Watch (HRW) has slammed the failure of World Cup 2022 host Qatar to protect 800,000 foreign construction laborers from the country’s extremely high temperature and called for investigation into the […]

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Qatar, boycotters engage in heated argument at Arab League meeting

September 13, 2017 3:04 pm
Qatar, boycotters engage in heated argument at Arab League meeting

A furious war of words erupts between diplomats from Qatar and the Saudi-led quartet of its boycotters at an Arab League meeting, months into the worst diplomatic crisis to hit the Persian Gulf region in decades. On Tuesday, Qatar’s Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Soltan bin Saad al-Muraikhi took […]

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Saudi-led quartet trying to turn Qatar into ‘state of trusteeship’: Doha

September 11, 2017 10:30 pm
Saudi-led quartet trying to turn Qatar into ‘state of trusteeship’: Doha

Qatari Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al Thani Qatar says the “illegal” blockade imposed on Doha by the Saudi-led quartet of countries is aimed to force the peninsular Persian Gulf nation to become a “state of trusteeship.” Qatari Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al Thani made the remarks […]

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US President Donald Trump fails in bid to cool Saudi-Qatar tensions despite vow of quick result

September 10, 2017 6:27 am
US President Donald Trump fails in bid to cool Saudi-Qatar tensions despite vow of quick result

US President Donald Trump (R) looks on as Kuwaiti Emir Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmad Al Sabah speaks during a joint press conference at the White House in Washington, DC, on September 7, 2017. (Photo by AFP) US President Donald Trump’s attempt to cool escalating tensions between Saudi Arabia and Qatar has ended […]

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Saudi Arabia’s dispute with Qatar could be solved ‘fairly easily’: US President Donald Trump

September 7, 2017 10:30 pm
Saudi Arabia’s dispute with Qatar could be solved ‘fairly easily’: US President Donald Trump

US President Donald Trump (right) and Kuwaiti Emir Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmad al-Jaber al-Sabah hold a joint press conference at the White House in Washington, DC, on September 7 2017. (Photo by AFP) US President Donald Trump has offered to mediate an ongoing dispute between Qatar and its neighboring Arab states, […]

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Qatar closes Chad embassy, orders diplomats to leave in tit-for-tat move

August 25, 2017 9:00 pm
Qatar closes Chad embassy, orders diplomats to leave in tit-for-tat move

A file photo of the Qatari Foreign Ministry’s premises Doha has ordered the closure of the Chadian embassy and given its diplomats 72 hours to leave, in retaliation for a similar move by the Central African state against the Qatari diplomatic mission in N’Djamena. The Qatari Foreign Ministry announced the decision […]

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