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Qatar diplomatic crisis: UN offers to mediate after Arab nations 'list of demands' escalates row
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Qatar diplomatic crisis: UN offers to mediate after Arab nations 'list of demands' escalates row

The United Nations on Friday offered to step in to help resolve a deepening crisis in the Gulf after Qatar was confronted with a list of demands from its neighbors

Gulf diplomatic crisis: UAE threatens Qatar to take demand list seriously or risk further alienation
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Gulf diplomatic crisis: UAE threatens Qatar to take demand list seriously or risk further alienation

The United Arab Emirates on Friday advised Qatar to take a list of stern demands drawn up by its neighbours seriously or the diplomatic crisis in the Gulf would turn into a "divorce" with Doha.

Turkey rejects Gulf Arab states' demands over its military base in Qatar
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Turkey rejects Gulf Arab states' demands over its military base in Qatar

Turkey on Friday rejected a key demand by several Arab states involved in a major dispute with Qatar, saying Ankara has no plans to shut down its military base in the small Gulf country.

Mohammad bin Salman, Saudi Arabia's new crown prince, has few choices but lots to do to solve Gulf crisis
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Mohammad bin Salman, Saudi Arabia's new crown prince, has few choices but lots to do to solve Gulf crisis

Had Mohammad bin Nayef not been removed, he would have assumed power after King Salman’s death and would have effectively changed many things King Salman and his ambitious son have been implementing for the past two years

Gulf diplomatic crisis: Turkey, Saudi Arabia agree to 'increase efforts' to reduce tensions with Qatar
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Gulf diplomatic crisis: Turkey, Saudi Arabia agree to 'increase efforts' to reduce tensions with Qatar

Turkey's Recep Tayyip Erdogan has agreed with Saudi Arabia's King Salman and the new crown prince to "increase efforts" to end tensions with Qatar.

Indians safe in Qatar, special flights in operation to improve connectivity amid Gulf diplomatic crisis: MEA
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Indians safe in Qatar, special flights in operation to improve connectivity amid Gulf diplomatic crisis: MEA

The government said all Indians in Qatar are safe and secure and special flights are being operated to facilitate travel of those who want to come home.

Iraqi prime minister Haider al-Abadi in Saudi Arabia, leaders claim 'qualitative leap' in ties
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Iraqi prime minister Haider al-Abadi in Saudi Arabia, leaders claim 'qualitative leap' in ties

Saudi Arabia and Iraq have made a "qualitative leap" in relations, they said on Tuesday after a visit by Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi that followed years of strained ties.

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: Turkish troops hold joint training exercises with Qatar counterparts
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Gulf diplomatic crisis: Turkish troops hold joint training exercises with Qatar counterparts

Turkish troops have arrived in Doha to take part in joint training exercises, Qatar's defence ministry said on Monday, at a time of high tension in the Gulf.

Gulf diplomatic crisis: Saudi-Turkish ties strained over differing views, may affect Ramadan tourism
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Gulf diplomatic crisis: Saudi-Turkish ties strained over differing views, may affect Ramadan tourism

Ties between Saudi Arabia and Turkey have begun to fray due to sharply different policies toward Qatar.

Al Jazeera says its Arabic channel's Twitter account has been suspended
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Al Jazeera says its Arabic channel's Twitter account has been suspended

Pan-Arab satellite network Al Jazeera said on Saturday the Twitter account for its main Arabic language channel had been suspended and that it was working to get it back.

Gulf diplomatic crisis: Turkish minister Mevlut Cavusoglu holds talks with Qatar in Kuwait
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Gulf diplomatic crisis: Turkish minister Mevlut Cavusoglu holds talks with Qatar in Kuwait

Turkish foreign minister Mevlut Cavusoglu on Thursday held talks in Kuwait to push mediation efforts aimed at resolving a standoff between a Saudi-led alliance and Qatar.

US, Qatar sign $12-billion deal for F-15QA fighter jets: Washington continues to balance Riyadh and Doha
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US, Qatar sign $12-billion deal for F-15QA fighter jets: Washington continues to balance Riyadh and Doha

Qatar's deal — signed on Wednesday, according to the country's Ministry of Defence — with the US to buy a reported 36 F-15QA fighter jets for $12 billion comes at a time when the Gulf nation is plunged in one of the worst diplomatic crises in its recent past

Gulf diplomatic crisis: French president Emmanuel Macron calls for calm and unity
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Gulf diplomatic crisis: French president Emmanuel Macron calls for calm and unity

Paris: French president Emmanuel Macron called for unity among Gulf states Wednesday, saying he was ready to back "all initiatives to encourage calm".

Gulf diplomatic crisis: Nawaz Sharif meets Saudi King Salman in a bid to resolve Qatar rift
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Gulf diplomatic crisis: Nawaz Sharif meets Saudi King Salman in a bid to resolve Qatar rift

Nawaz Sharif met Saudi King Salman bin Abdul Aziz in Jeddah in a bid to resolve a deepening diplomatic rift between Qatar and other Gulf states.

Gulf diplomatic crisis: Morocco to send food to Qatar
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Gulf diplomatic crisis: Morocco to send food to Qatar

Morocco said it would send plane-loads of food to Qatar to boost supplies there after Gulf Arab states cut diplomatic and economic ties with Doha.

Gulf diplomatic crisis: Only Qatar companies are part of air embargo, clarifies UAE
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Gulf diplomatic crisis: Only Qatar companies are part of air embargo, clarifies UAE

The air embargo imposed on Qatar only applies to airlines from Qatar or registered there, the United Arab Emirates Civil Aviation Authority said on Wed.

Gulf diplomatic crisis: Saudi Arabia denies barring Qatar nationals from entering Mecca
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Gulf diplomatic crisis: Saudi Arabia denies barring Qatar nationals from entering Mecca

Saudi Arabia has denied barring Qatar nationals from entering the holy city of Mecca.

Gulf diplomatic crisis: Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, UAE announce hotline for families with Qatari members
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Gulf diplomatic crisis: Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, UAE announce hotline for families with Qatari members

Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, and the United Arab Emirates announced hotlines to help families with Qatari members, their official news agencies reported, after their cutting of diplomatic and transport ties with Qatar led to travel disruption.