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Oman's Dhi Yazan bin Haitham was announced as the heir apparent, following Sultan Qaboos' death at the age of 79.

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

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

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.

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.

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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Saudi's MbS says Gulf states sign 'solidarity deal'

This news of a 'solidarity' comes as Gulf countries gather in Saudi Arabia for GCC Summit talks.

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Gulf delegations arrive at GCC summit in Saudi Arabia

All six GCC delegations have arrived at Saudi Arabia's al-Ula to commence the 41st summit, which will mark the end of the three-year ...

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Qatar emir lands in Saudi Arabia for GCC summit

Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani has landed in the Saudi city of Al-Ula to participate in the GCC summit.

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Oman's sultan, Bahraini king to skip GCC summit

Oman's Deputy Prime Minister Fahd bin Mahmoud Al-Said and Bahrain's Crown Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa will represent ...

'All Gulf leaders' to attend GCC summit in Saudi

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'All Gulf leaders' to attend GCC summit in Saudi

A statement by the Gulf Cooperation Council confirmed that all leaders of member states will attend the annual summit in Saudi Arabia's ...

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Gulf crisis resolution in balance ahead of summit

GCC states are scheduled to meet in Riyadh for the annual summit on Tuesday, where a much-anticipated resolve to the crisis is expected.

Qatar <em>emir</em> invited to Gulf summit amid diplomatic row

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Qatar emir invited to Gulf summit amid diplomatic row

The GCC has invited Qatar's emir in an effort to smooth relations between Saudi Arabia and the Gulf Kingdom.

GCC 'looks forward to normal relations' soon: Kuwait FM

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GCC 'looks forward to normal relations' soon: Kuwait FM

The GCC is looking forward to resuming normal relations between member states in the near future, Kuwait's Foreign Minister Sabah ...

Palestinian president meets Qatari <em>emir</em> in Doha

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Palestinian president meets Qatari emir in Doha

Palestine's Mahmoud Abbas met with the Qatari emir in the capital Doha on Saturday, amid increasing Arab normalisation deals with ...

GCC summit 'moved to Riyadh'

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GCC summit 'moved to Riyadh'

An unnamed official from Kuwait's Foreign Ministry told Al-Araby Al-Jadeed that the annual summit could take place in Riyadh ...

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Egypt lauds Kuwait's efforts to fix Gulf crisis

Egypt's first official recognition of a much-anticipated end to a three-year diplomatic crisis which pitted Cairo and three Gulf states against Qatar.

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Gulf reconciliation 'to take place at annual GCC summit'

According to a Kuwaiti diplomat, the reconciliation between members of the GCC will take place at the annual summit.

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Saudi minister says allies ‘on board’ in Qatar negotiations

Saudi Foreign Minister Faisal bin Farhan has said that the UAE, Bahrain, and Egypt are all ‘on board’ regarding the resolution of a three-year ...

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Qatar 'optimistic' about Gulf crisis solution, foreign minister says

Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al-Thani expressed optimism over talks, but didn’t specify if a breakthrough is imminent.

Qatar agrees to ten percent stake in Borsa Istanbul

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Qatar agrees to ten percent stake in Borsa Istanbul

Qatar and Turkey have signed a number of economic agreements.

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Pompeo touts Iran policy in Gulf

In what was likely his final tour of the Persian Gulf as secretary of state, Pompeo touted the Trump administration's Mideast strategy.

Pompeo to meet Taliban negotiators in Qatar

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Pompeo to meet Taliban negotiators in Qatar

Mike Pompeo will meet with Taliban negotiators in Doha as part of the US's strategy for withdrawal.

Qatar gives nearly $10 million to rebuild Beirut schools

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Qatar gives nearly $10 million to rebuild Beirut schools

Qatar is donating $9.8 million to rebuild schools, universities and other educational facilities in areas damaged by this year's Beirut Port ...

Arab leaders congratulate Biden, Harris on US election win

Gasia Ohanes

Arab leaders congratulate Biden, Harris on US election win

Leaders of the UAE, Bahrain, Oman, Kuwait, Qatar, Yemen, Palestine, Sudan, Egypt, Lebanon, Jordan, Iraq and Libya congratulated Biden, while ...

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