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Dec 07, 2017
Donald Trump's Jerusalem decision: India's 'independent' stand reflects neutrality over Israel-Palestine issueOn 6 December, US president Donald Trump, in an unprecedented policy move, recognised Jerusalem as Israel’s capital and announced that the American embassy will soon be moved out of Tel Aviv into the sharply contested holy city. This is an affirmative validation of the decades-old Israeli claim on west Jerusalem and a tacit attestation to its claim on East Jerusalem, as opposed to the corresponding claim by Palestine. These counter-claims remain key flashpoints in the limping dialogue process between the two parties.
Dec 05, 2017
Qatar diplomatic crisis: UAE, Saudi Arabia to form new economic partnership group, separate from GCCUAE announced it has formed a new economic and partnership group with Saudi Arabia, separate from the Gulf Cooperation Council, a move that could undermine the council amid a diplomatic crisis with member state Qatar
Dec 04, 2017
Qatar's emir to attend crucial Gulf Cooperation Council summit, political crisis in region will top agendaQatar's Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani will attend a crucial summit of the Gulf Cooperation Council this coming week
Aug 09, 2017
Qatar introduces visa-free entry for 80 nationalities to boost tourism as Gulf diplomatic spat continuesQatar, isolated by its neighbours in a diplomatic crisis, on Wednesday introduced a visa-free entry programme for 80 nationalities to stimulate air transport and tourism.
Jul 21, 2017
Gulf diplomatic crisis: China asks Qatar, Arab countries to resolve standoff within Gulf Cooperation CouncilChina's foreign minister has called on Qatar and four Arab nations to resolve their diplomatic crisis through talks within the Gulf Cooperation Council
Jul 20, 2017
Kuwait orders closure of cultural mission, expels Iranian diplomats over terror linksKuwait on Thursday expelled Iranian diplomats and closed some embassy missions after the emirate's top court convicted a "terror" cell of links to the Islamic republic.
Jul 18, 2017
Gulf diplomatic crisis: Qatar terms UAE's alleged involvement in hacking its news website 'unfortunate'Qatar, the tiny Gulf state being isolated by its neighbors, said Monday the reported involvement of the United Arab Emirates in hacking its government news site in May is "unfortunate" and a breach of agreements among the Gulf countries.
Jul 18, 2017
Gulf diplomatic crisis: Egypt to end visas on arrival for Qataris; students exemptedEgypt said it would end visas on arrival for Qatari citizens as a dispute between four Arab states and Qatar continues over allegations that Doha supports terrorism
Jul 17, 2017
Gulf diplomatic crisis: UAE warns to expel Qatar from GCC, calls for a 'change of behaviour'Speaking at the Chatham House international affairs think tank in London, UAE foreign minister Gargash repeated claims — denied by Qatar — that the country funds extremists.
Jul 14, 2017
Gulf diplomatic crisis: UAE foreign minister Anwar Gargash says Qatar issue won't end soonThe United Arab Emirates' (UAE) State Minister for Foreign Affairs Anwar Gargash on Friday said the Qatar crisis, which pits the Arab quartet and Qatar, would not end soon.