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UAE ready to support efforts for complete rebel withdrawal from Hodeida after offensive on vital Yemen port
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UAE ready to support efforts for complete rebel withdrawal from Hodeida after offensive on vital Yemen port

The United Arab Emirates (UAE), whose troops have played a major role in a Yemeni government offensive against the rebel-held port city of Hodeida, said on Saturday that it was ready to support diplomatic efforts to secure a rebel withdrawal.

Emirates stops flying to Tunisia after women claim they were banned from boarding airline's flights to Dubai
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Emirates stops flying to Tunisia after women claim they were banned from boarding airline's flights to Dubai

The announcement came two days after Tunisian government officials said the UAE had banned Tunisian woman from flying to or transiting through its territory

Gulf diplomatic crisis: UAE calls Qatar's decision to amend anti-terrorism laws 'positive'
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Gulf diplomatic crisis: UAE calls Qatar's decision to amend anti-terrorism laws 'positive'

The United Arab Emirates on Friday welcomed Qatar's decision to amend its anti-terrorism laws, in one of the first positive signs from the UAE and three other Arab countries since they imposed sanctions on Doha last month.

Qatar claims that US media report about alleged hacking of news agency responsible for the Gulf crisis
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Qatar claims that US media report about alleged hacking of news agency responsible for the Gulf crisis

US media report had shown that the UAE was involved in an alleged hack of Qatar's state news agency leading to tensions in the gulf.

Gulf diplomatic crisis: UAE warns to expel Qatar from GCC, calls for a 'change of behaviour'
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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.

Gulf diplomatic crisis: UAE foreign minister Anwar Gargash says Qatar issue won't end soon
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Gulf diplomatic crisis: UAE foreign minister Anwar Gargash says Qatar issue won't end soon

The 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.

Gulf diplomatic crisis: UAE accuses Al-Jazeera of inciting hate, violence
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Gulf diplomatic crisis: UAE accuses Al-Jazeera of inciting hate, violence

The anti-Qatar alliance has attacked the Doha-funded broadcaster Al-Jazeera Arabic, accusing it of having "blood on its hands" and inciting hate, violence and discrimination.

Gulf diplomatic crisis: List of 13 demands made by UAE and allies not realistic, says Qatar
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Gulf diplomatic crisis: List of 13 demands made by UAE and allies not realistic, says Qatar

Qatar is reviewing a list of demands presented by four Arab states imposing a boycott on the wealthy Gulf country, but said on Saturday the list was not reasonable or actionable.

Gulf crisis: Al-Jazeera says Saudi Arabia's demand to close media house attack on 'freedom of expression'
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Gulf crisis: Al-Jazeera says Saudi Arabia's demand to close media house attack on 'freedom of expression'

Qatar-based broadcaster Al-Jazeera said any move to close it down was an attack on media freedom, following demands by Gulf neighbours for the channel to be taken off air.

Gulf diplomatic crisis: Qatar's isolation likely to last until it stops 'supporting jihadists', says UAE minister
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Gulf diplomatic crisis: Qatar's isolation likely to last until it stops 'supporting jihadists', says UAE minister

Qatar's diplomatic isolation could last years and its Gulf rivals will not lift sanctions until it abandons its alleged support for jihadists, a United Arab Emirates minister said on Monday.

Gulf diplomatic crisis: Qatar demands neighbours to lift 'blockade', calls it 'act of aggression'
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Gulf diplomatic crisis: Qatar demands neighbours to lift 'blockade', calls it 'act of aggression'

Qatar's foreign minister called on neighbouring states to lift their "blockade" before Doha takes part in any negotiations on ending the Gulf diplomatic crisis.

Gulf diplomatic crisis: Arab states not seeking 'regime change' in Qatar, says UAE minister
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Gulf diplomatic crisis: Arab states not seeking 'regime change' in Qatar, says UAE minister

A senior Emirati official insisted on Wednesday that Gulf Arab states were not seeking regime change in Doha, as tensions built in a bitter feud between Qatar and its neighbours.