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The Saudi embassy in Doha will resume all operations within days, the kingdom's Foreign Minister Prince Faisal bin Farhan Al Saud said on Saturday.

Israel has announced it will begin vaccinating Palestinian prisoners over 55 against coronavirus but continues to refuse to vaccinate Palestinians in the occupied West Bank.

Where does Gulf reconciliation leave the UAE?

Giorgio Cafiero

Where does Gulf reconciliation leave the UAE?

Analysis: While the GCC summit constituted a historic breakthrough, it merely addressed a symptom of the Gulf crisis without resolving its root causes.

Senior Turkish adviser lashes out at 'absurd' UAE conditions

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Senior Turkish adviser lashes out at 'absurd' UAE conditions

Yassin Aktay, an adviser for the ruling Turkish Justice and Development Party (AKP), slammed recent comments by the UAE's Minister of Sate for ...

Bahrain invites Qatari delegation to 'discuss pending issues'

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Bahrain invites Qatari delegation to 'discuss pending issues'

Bahrain sent an official invite to Qatar to discuss 'outstanding issues' between the two Gulf states, just days after the end of the GCC dispute ...

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Qatar prepared to mediate between Iran, Saudi Arabia, Turkey

Mutlaq Al-Qahtani, special envoy to the Qatari foreign minister, said Doha is prepared to mediate between regional players to achieve peace and stability.

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Hamas' Haniyeh hails Gulf reconciliation in Doha visit

Ismail Haniyeh congratulated Qatar's Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani in a meeting in Doha on Sunday.

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UAE wants relations with Turkey, senior official says

The UAE’s Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Anwar Gargash said Abu Dhabi wants to normalise relations with Turkey.

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Bahrain opens airspace to Qatar airplanes as blockade eased

Bahrain on Monday became the last of the former Gulf blockading countries to lift its embargo on Qatar.

First Qatar to Saudi flight to take off

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

First Qatar to Saudi flight to take off

The first commercial flight between Qatar and Saudi in three and a half years is due to take off on Monday

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Pakistan protesters end blockade over deaths of miners

Thousands of people attended the funeral of 10 miners killed in an attack claimed by the Islamic State extremist group.

History whispers to blockading states as GCC rift ends

Rami G. Khouri

History whispers to blockading states as GCC rift ends

Comment: As blockading states agree to end their irrational boycott of of Qatar, Rami Khouri highlights how diplomacy and statecraft also helped ...

Israel denying Covid vaccine to Palestinians is medical apartheid

Muhammad Shehada

Israel denying Covid vaccine to Palestinians is medical apartheid

Comment: Israel's claim that the PA is responsible for vaccinating occupied Palestinians reveals a cold disregard for their heath, and for ...

Israel heads for tightened lockdown

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Israel heads for tightened lockdown

Israel tightened its coronavirus lockdown as cases remained high.

Qatar Airways to fly over Saudi for first time

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Qatar Airways to fly over Saudi for first time

Qatar Airways will fly over Saudi Arabia for the first time since the Gulf crisis.

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Qatar will not change relations with Iran: foreign minister

Iran and Qatar relations will not be changed by Doha's recent reconciliation agreement with Saudi Arabia and the UAE.

Ali Bakeer

Gulf crisis: Will reconciliation reshape the region's power balance?

Analysis: The breakthrough in resolving the Gulf crisis will have geopolitical implications, creating both new opportunities and challenges.

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GCC plan to resolve transport and trade issues: UAE

UAE has announced that 'practical measures, including travel, transportation, trade' will be resolved between Qatar and the rest of the GCC ...

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'Bargaining tools': Saudi speeds up trials before Biden era

With the Biden administration expected to take a firmer stance on Saudi Arabia's human rights record, the Gulf kingdom is putting on trial and ...

Mnuchin meets Qatari, Egyptian counterparts in Cairo

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Mnuchin meets Qatari, Egyptian counterparts in Cairo

The meeting was the first time a Qatari official visited Egypt since the Saudi-led blockade began in 2017.

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Amnesty calls on Israel to give Palestinians coronavirus vaccine

Amnesty International urged Israel to provide the coronavirus vaccine to Palestinians in the occupied West Bank and besieged Gaza Strip.

End of the rift? The Gulf crisis explained

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End of the rift? The Gulf crisis explained

The Gulf crisis has seen three years of ruptured relations among GCC nations but that could be about to change.

Saudi says full ties restored between Qatar, embargo nations

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Saudi says full ties restored between Qatar, embargo nations

Saudi Arabia concluded the GCC Summit by confirming that the embargo between Qatar has been lifted.

Gulf Arab leaders sign declaration with Qatar

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Gulf Arab leaders sign declaration with Qatar

Leaders signed a new declaration with Saudi Arabia today in steps towards repairing broken ties.

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