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Gulf diplomatic crisis: Qatar's foreign minister says country 'stronger' despite year-long dispute, door still open for dialogue
Qatar's foreign minister Mohammed bin Abdulrahman bin Jassim Al Thani said his country is still stronger despite the Gulf crisis but is open for dialogue.
Gulf diplomatic crisis: Turkish president Recep Erdogan hosts Qatar emir Sheikh Al-Thani amid rising tensions
Qatar emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani held talks in Turkey with his chief ally President Recep Tayyip Erdogan as tensions again surged between the emirate and its regional foes
Gulf diplomatic crisis: Bahrain issues travel advisory for Lebanon, warns citizens to exercise extreme caution
Bahrain urged its citizens to avoid travelling to Lebanon and advised those already in the country to leave immediately for their safety.
Iranian foreign minister Mohammad Javad Zarif will visit Qatar on Monday, officials said.
Iranians and Qataris are among the more than 1.7 million Muslims gathered in the holy city of Mecca for the Hajj pilgrimage, even though the governments in Tehran and Doha are at odds with Saudi Arabia.
Qatar is to restore full diplomatic relations with regional power Iran, its foreign ministry announced, in a significant move at a time of diplomatic friction within the Gulf.
Saudi Arabia's King Salman has ordered that the border with Qatar be reopened to allow pilgrims to carry out their annual hajj pilgrimage to Mecca
Qatar introduces visa-free entry for 80 nationalities to boost tourism as Gulf diplomatic spat continues
Qatar, 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.
Israeli officials have long accused Al-jazeera news channel of bias against the Jewish state.
Israel's communications minister has said he wants to shut down pan-Arab broadcaster Al Jazeera in the country.
Qatar, facing a Saudi-led boycott, has approved a draft law to grant residency cards to qualified foreigners who live in the country, a media report said.
Jerusalem holy site conflict: Benjamin Netanyahu threatens to expel Al-Jazeera, accuses it of inciting violence
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has said that he wants to expel Al-Jazeera from Israel amid tensions over a sensitive Jerusalem holy site
Qatar said on Wednesday a decision by four Arab states to add 18 groups and individuals allegedly linked to Doha to their "terrorist" lists was "a disappointing surprise".
Saudi Arabia, allies blacklist groups and individuals connected to Qatar, Libya and Yemen, label them terrorists
Saudi Arabia and its allies on Tuesday announced they had blacklisted charity groups and individuals with ties to Yemen, Qatar and Libya, labelling them "terrorist" over suspected ties to Islamist extremism.
Recep Erdogan urges Qatar and Gulf states to negotiate an end to blockade, supports Kuwait's mediation efforts
Turkey's president on Monday urged Qatar and Arab countries isolating it to negotiate an end to the crisis dividing them as he wrapped up a two-day Gulf tour
Kuwait 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.
Qatar's ambassador to the US has called for an end to the ongoing "blockade" of his country while asserting that they could live under the embargo indefinitely.
Qatari websites hacked: As cyber warfare gains prominence, countries may be at risk without even realising it
Though cyber warfare has allowed countries to carry out their operations at a faster pace and in larger areas using deceit as weapon, like every technology it has also gotten out of hand
Gulf diplomatic crisis: Saudi Arabia urges Qatar to accept six principles to combat extremism; closing Al-Jazeera not necessary
Four Arab nations that cut ties with Qatar have urged the tiny Gulf nation to commit to six principles on combatting extremism and terrorism and negotiate a plan with specific measures to implement them a step that could pave the way for an early resolution of the crisis.
Nawaz Sharif meets Qatar foreign minister, says Pakistan supports diplomatic solution to Gulf crisis
Qatari foreign minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al-Thani discussed the current tensions in West Asia with Pakistani premier Nawaz Sharif.