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Saudi Arabia, allies give Qatar two more days to accept demands

Four Arab states that accuse Qatar of supporting terrorism agreed to extend until Tuesday a deadline for Doha to comply with a list of...

Gulf deadline to resolve Qatar rift approaches

Qatar faces possible further sanctions by Arab states that have severed ties with Doha over allegations of links to terrorism, as a deadline to...

Revived US travel ban sows confusion, anger in Middle East

A US Supreme Court decision allowing partial implementation of President Donald Trump's travel ban has stirred anger and confusion in parts of the Middle...

Ultimatum on Qatar non-negotiable – Saudi FM

Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir said on Tuesday that there would be no negotiations over demands by the kingdom and other Arab states for...

Germany urges all sides in Qatar crisis to talk, avoid escalation

German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel on Tuesday appealed to all sides in the Qatar crisis to hold direct talks to avoid a further escalation,...

Qatar Emir expresses commitment to develop relations with Iran despite Gulf diplomatic row

Emir of Qatar Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani held a phone conversation on Sunday evening with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani and expressed commitment...

Syrian ‘projectiles’ land on Israeli-controlled Golan Heights causing no casualties – IDF

Several projectiles, launched from the Syrian territory, fell on the Israeli-controlled part of the Golan Heights, causing no injuries, the Israel Defense Force (IDF)...

Turkey’s Erdogan says Arab demands on Qatar unlawful

President Tayyip Erdogan on Sunday dismissed calls for Turkey to close a military base in Qatar and said a wider list of demands issued...

Israeli Air Force attacked Jabhat Al-Nusra on Saturday in Golan Heights

The Israeli Air Force carried out Saturday an attack against Jabhat al-Nusra, the official Syrian branch of al-Qaeda until July 2016, a source in...

Qatar says demands made by four Arab states not ‘realistic’

Qatar is reviewing a list of demands presented by four Arab states imposing a boycott on the wealthy Gulf country, but said on Saturday...

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