Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain and Egypt cut ties and imposed sanctions on Qatar last month, accusing it of financing extremist groups and supporting terrorism, which the emir denied. DNA
WASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is urging Qatar’s neighbors to lift a land blockade as a “sign of good faith” in negotiations to resolve the Persian Gulf diplomatic crisis... Seattle Times
U.S. officials say the United Arab Emirates orchestrated the hacking of Qatari government sites that occurred shortly before the Saudis, the UAE, Bahrain and Egypt broke ties with Qatar. Source: The Washington Post - Affiliate -
The United Arab Emirates was not responsible for an alleged hack of Qatari websites which helped spark a month-long diplomatic rift with Doha, the UAE’s minister of state for foreign affairs said on.. Source: euronews (in English) -
The United Arab Emirates has denied a Washington Post report that claims the country orchestrated a hack of Qatari state news and social media websites in May, an incident that triggered the region's.. Source: Wochit Headline News -
The French Foreign Minister has urged Qatar and its Arab neighbours to find an end to their diplomatic standoff and to immediately lift measures that have hit thousands of people in the Gulf.
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China has stepped up its efforts to mediate the tensions between Qatar and other Arab countries as Beijing seeks to secure its growing strategic and economic interests in the region, analysts said... S.China Morning Post
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· Revenue of $7.5 billion increased 8% sequentially
· Pretax operating income of $950 million increased 25% sequentially
· GAAP loss per share, including charges of $0.40.. Business Wire India
Revelations about two incidents of Gulf-related fake news shine a spotlight on a long-standing psychological war between the UAE and Qatar that preceded the Gulf crisis, as well as the two states’.. Eurasia Review
From the second half of the 19th Century onwards, the Muslim world has been wallowing in a pit of dissension and tumult. For the last 150 years, North Africa, the Middle East and the Near Eastern.. Eurasia Review
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The crisis between Qatar and much of the new “Sunni” NATO – as some US media already call it today – consists in a formal series of 13 requests that Saudi Arabia,.. Eurasia Review
Diplomats from the four Arab countries that are leading the boycott against Qatar have signaled that the Saudi-led bloc is no longer demanding that Qatar comply with a list of 13 demands that many.. OilPrice.com
Team Sky’s Chris Froome stunned Italy’s Fabio Aru by outfoxing him at the end of stage 14 and recaptured the Tour de France leader’s yellow jersey.
Australian Michael Matthews won the 182km.. City A.M.
France has called for sanctions affecting Qatari nationals to be swiftly lifted to ease the rumbling row between the Gulf country and its neighbours.
Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates (UAE),.. City A.M.
U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has left the Persian Gulf region after four days of talks to help mediate a dispute between Qatar and Saudi Arabia and its allies. Tillerson on July 13 declined to.. OilPrice.com
**ONLY the seven runners stand their ground for this afternoon’s Princess of Wales’s Stakes (3.35pm), which hasn’t been a happy hunting ground for favourite backers in recent years.
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British underdog Dan McLay suffered Tour de France heartbreak after he lost out to German Marcel Kittel a sprint finish to stage 10.
McLay, who has impressed with two top 10 finishes in this year's.. City A.M.
Qatar’s central bank says it has $340 billion in reserves that could help the country to withstand any effects from the boycott imposed by its Arab neighbors and other countries. Central bank.. OilPrice.com
DUBAI (Reuters) - A Bahrain court sentenced rights campaigner Nabeel Rajab to two years in jail on Monday, supporters said, for allegedly making “false or malicious” statements about Bahraini.. Reuters
On June 5, Saudi Arabia announced it was cutting diplomatic ties with Qatar and closing its land border in response to Qatar “supporting terrorism.” Bahrain, Egypt and the United Arab Emirates.. OilPrice.com
DUBAI/DOHA (Reuters) - A month after Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain and Egypt severed diplomatic, trade and transport ties with Qatar, accusing it of backing terrorism, it is suffering.. Reuters