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Turkey president Recep Erdogan to visit Qatar, Saudi Arabia and Kuwait amid diplomatic crisis
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Turkey president Recep Erdogan to visit Qatar, Saudi Arabia and Kuwait amid diplomatic crisis

Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan will visit Qatar and Saudi Arabia in July, which are locked in a deep diplomatic crisis, his office announced

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.

Qatar diplomatic crisis: France foreign minister Jean-Yves Le Drian visits Kuwait to help 'facilitate' talk
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Qatar diplomatic crisis: France foreign minister Jean-Yves Le Drian visits Kuwait to help 'facilitate' talk

French foreign minister Jean-Yves Le Drian held talks with top officials in Kuwait on Sunday in a bid to bolster the emirate's attempts to mediate in the Gulf crisis.

Gulf diplomatic crisis: US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson leaves Qatar with little progress in resolving blockade
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Gulf diplomatic crisis: US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson leaves Qatar with little progress in resolving blockade

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson Thursday wrapped up a four-day mission to the Gulf with little sign of progress in resolving the diplomatic crisis pitting Saudi Arabia and its allies against Qatar

Gulf diplomatic crisis: US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson ends Qatar rift talks with Saudi officials
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Gulf diplomatic crisis: US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson ends Qatar rift talks with Saudi officials

Riyadh: US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson left Saudi Arabia on Wednesday after talks with foreign ministers of the four anti-Qatar countries on the month-long dispute among Gulf states, with no announcement released so far.

Gulf diplomatic crisis: US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson meets Arab ministers, says Qatar's stand 'reasonable'
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Gulf diplomatic crisis: US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson meets Arab ministers, says Qatar's stand 'reasonable'

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson held talks on Wednesday with four Arab states boycotting Qatar as part of a round of intense shuttle diplomacy

Gulf diplomatic crisis: Rex Tillerson heads to Qatar, hopes to help end rift
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Gulf diplomatic crisis: Rex Tillerson heads to Qatar, hopes to help end rift

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has departed for Qatar as he tries to mediate a dispute between the energy-rich country and a quartet of Arab nations.

Gulf diplomatic crisis: Saudi Arabia, its allies accuse Qatar of destabilising security in region
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Gulf diplomatic crisis: Saudi Arabia, its allies accuse Qatar of destabilising security in region

Saudi Arabia and its allies criticised Qatar's refusal to accept conditions to end the Gulf diplomatic crisis as a threat to regional security

Gulf diplomatic crisis: Saudi Arabia accuses Qatar of controlling 23,000 Twitter accounts to incite dissent
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Gulf diplomatic crisis: Saudi Arabia accuses Qatar of controlling 23,000 Twitter accounts to incite dissent

Saudi Arabia accused Doha of being behind over 23,000 Twitter accounts it blames for trying to stoke dissent in Saudi Arabia.

Gulf diplomatic crisis: Qatar bans its citizens, residents from leaving the country
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Gulf diplomatic crisis: Qatar bans its citizens, residents from leaving the country

The Qatar government banned its citizens and other residents from leaving the country as the diplomatic crisis among the Arab nations escalates

Gulf diplomatic crisis: Qatar calls for 'dialogue', accuses Arab states of undermining its sovereignty
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Gulf diplomatic crisis: Qatar calls for 'dialogue', accuses Arab states of undermining its sovereignty

Qatar's foreign minister called for "dialogue" Wednesday to resolve the Gulf diplomatic crisis, accusing Arab states that have cut ties with Qatar of trying to undermine the nation's sovereignty

Gulf diplomatic crisis: Qatar rivals look to next move in Cairo talks
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Gulf diplomatic crisis: Qatar rivals look to next move in Cairo talks

Arab states that have cut ties with Qatar meet in Cairo on Wednesday to discuss their next move in the Gulf diplomatic crisis, after Doha said their demands were impossible to meet.

Gulf crisis: Iran to be allowed to set up temporary consulates in Saudi Arabia during Haj
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Gulf crisis: Iran to be allowed to set up temporary consulates in Saudi Arabia during Haj

Iran will be allowed to set up temporary consulates in Saudi Arabia during the Haj pilgrimage despite the absence of diplomatic ties between the two rivals, the foreign ministry in Tehran said on Tuesday.

Gulf diplomatic crisis: UAE says still waiting for Qatar's response to Arab countries' demands
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Gulf diplomatic crisis: UAE says still waiting for Qatar's response to Arab countries' demands

United Arab Emirates foreign minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed al-Nahayan said on Tuesday that Arab countries boycotting Qatar over its alleged support for terrorism were still awaiting a response to their demands via mediator Kuwait.

Qatar-Gulf crisis: 'Demand to shut down Al Jazeera is unjustified,' acting managing director tells Firstpost
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Qatar-Gulf crisis: 'Demand to shut down Al Jazeera is unjustified,' acting managing director tells Firstpost

Al Jazeera on Monday released a video on its Facebook page, demanding freedom of the press in response to the list of demands served to the Qatar government by the member states of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC)

Qatar diplomatic crisis: Donald Trump speaks with Gulf leaders, stresses on preventing terrorist funding
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Qatar diplomatic crisis: Donald Trump speaks with Gulf leaders, stresses on preventing terrorist funding

President Donald Trump has spoken separately with several leaders of nations in the Persian Gulf region and addressed ongoing disputes between Qatar and some of its Arab neighbors

Vladimir Putin discusses Gulf crisis with Bahrain king, stresses on need for direct dialogue
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Vladimir Putin discusses Gulf crisis with Bahrain king, stresses on need for direct dialogue

Russian president Vladimir Putin discussed the dispute between Qatar and several other Arab states with Bahrain's King Hamad bin Isa al-Khalifa in a telephone call, the Kremlin said

Gulf diplomatic crisis: Qatar condemns Saudi Arabia's refusal to negotiate demands
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Gulf diplomatic crisis: Qatar condemns Saudi Arabia's refusal to negotiate demands

Qatar on Wednesday denounced Saudi Arabia for its refusal to negotiate the demands presented by Riyadh and three allies to end the diplomatic row with the emirate.

Rex Tillerson hosts Qatar foreign minister in Washington; urges Gulf states to stay united
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Rex Tillerson hosts Qatar foreign minister in Washington; urges Gulf states to stay united

Rex Tillerson has met Qatar's Foreign Minister weeks after several Gulf states snapped diplomatic relations with the US ally over its support to terror groups.

Gulf diplomatic crisis: Recep Erdogan says Saudi-led ultimatum on Qatar 'against international law'
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Gulf diplomatic crisis: Recep Erdogan says Saudi-led ultimatum on Qatar 'against international law'

Erdogan, who spoke to reporters after morning prayers at an Istanbul mosque, said the demands on its embattled regional ally Qatar had gone "too far."