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Multiple countries rallied around crisis-stricken Lebanon, showing support and dispatching emergency aid after the explosion that devastated capital Beirut.

Qatar began dispatching aid to Lebanon after twin explosions devastated Beirut.

France offers Lebanon 'assistance' after Beirut blasts

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France offers Lebanon 'assistance' after Beirut blasts

French President Emmanuel Macron said French aid and resources were being sent to Lebanon.

World offers support, condolences to Lebanon after devastating blasts

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World offers support, condolences to Lebanon after devastating blasts

Lebanon's Prime Minister Hassan Diab called on "friendly countries" to support the country already reeling from its worst economic crisis in ...

Qatar dispatches field hospitals to support Beirut blast victims

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Qatar dispatches field hospitals to support Beirut blast victims

Qatar's ruler Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani called President Michel Aoun to offer condolences and support.

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Kuwait emir's health improving: PM

Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmad Al-Sabah is currently undergoing medical treatment in the US.

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Saudi king leaves hospital after gall bladder operation

The octogenarian leader has ended a 10-day stint in hospital for gall bladder surgery, authorities said in a rare announcement about the king's ...

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Iran arms embargo lapse would 'intensify' regional violence: US

The US special representative for Iran sought to rally Gulf allies as Washington tried to extend an arms embargo on Tehran, warning failure ...

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US diplomat says America pushing to end Qatar crisis

"I think our role and the role of Kuwait is to do what we can to foster dialogue, to help them make progress," the American diplomat said.

Saudi TV reports King Salman's surgery successful

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Saudi TV reports King Salman's surgery successful

The Saudi leader was admitted to hospital earlier this week for gall bladder problems.

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Kuwait emir to travel to US for medical treatment

Kuwait's 91-year-old emir will travel to the US for medical treatment on Thursday following his hospitalisation last week.

Kuwait's crown prince steps in following emir's hospitalisation

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Kuwait's crown prince steps in following emir's hospitalisation

Sheikh Nawaf, 83, is an elder statesman who has held high office for decades, including the defence and interior portfolios.

Kuwait’s 91-year-old ruler admitted to hospital for medical checkup

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Kuwait’s 91-year-old ruler admitted to hospital for medical checkup

Kuwait’s 91-year-old ruler Sabah Al Ahmad Al Sabah has been admitted to hospital for a checkup, with the state-run KUNA news agency saying he is ...

Algeria buries remains of resistance fighters in emotional ceremony

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Algeria buries remains of resistance fighters in emotional ceremony

Algeria has buried the skulls of 24 resistance fighters shot and decapitated by French troops in the colonial era after they were repatriated ...

How Abu Dhabi is helping out Damascus

Khaled Sid Mohand

How Abu Dhabi is helping out Damascus

Comment: Khaled Sid Mohand of The Justice and Liberties for All Committee discusses normalisation, and the UAE's monetary, military and security ...

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Turkish President Erdogan visits Qatar

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan will meet with Emir Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani on a one-day visit to Qatar.

Gaia Caramazza

Saudi spends $1.7 million on NEOM megacity PR plan

Saudi Arabia has invested heavily in the NEOM project.

Gasia Ohanes

Family of slain Saudi activist slam NEOM 'compensation plan'

Saudi Arabia has been accused of offering NEOM compensation money 'under threats' to members of the Huwaiti tribe who were evicted to make way ...

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French forces kill Al-Qaeda's North Africa commander in Mali

Abdelmalek Droukdel, known as the emir of Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb, was killed in a French military operation along with a ...

Explainer: Why is Qatar under blockade by Saudi Arabia?

Amr Salahi

Explainer: Why is Qatar under blockade by Saudi Arabia?

Today marks the third anniversary of the Qatar diplomatic crisis, with Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Egypt, and Bahrain still imposing a blockade on ...

Jonathan Fenton-Harvey

Taking stock of the anti-Qatar blockade three years later

As the Gulf crisis enters its fourth year, fake news and hostile narratives run rife in the region hindering attempts to salvage the GCC's ...

Saudi bots spam 'fake news' tweets against Qatar

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Saudi bots spam 'fake news' tweets against Qatar

Saudi spam bots are trying waging a fake news offensive against Qatar.

Kuwaiti FM meets Qatar leader amid Gulf blockade

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Kuwaiti FM meets Qatar leader amid Gulf blockade

Kuwait, which enjoys friendly relations with Qatar, has been seen likely leader of any future negotiations with other GCC states, notably Saudi ...

Syrian Democratic Forces capture IS 'health minister'

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Syrian Democratic Forces capture IS 'health minister'

Fighters from the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces have captured the self-styled health minister of the Islamic State extremist group in ...

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