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Relations between Sudan and Qatar appear to be warming since the end of the Gulf blockade earlier this year.

The US and Iran will attempt to get relations back on track this Tuesday with indirect talks in Vienna. Here's what both sides are bringing to the table.

Reported 'black market' dodges unofficial Turkish-Saudi trade <em>blockade</em>

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Reported 'black market' dodges unofficial Turkish-Saudi trade blockade

Turkish traders are reportedly shipping products to third countries before they are exported to Saudi Arabia.

Is there a space race in the Middle East?

Stasa Salacanin

Is there a space race in the Middle East?

In-depth: Space has become a new frontier in the competition for political power and economic development in the Middle East.

Why Turkey wants Biden to salvage the JCPOA

Giorgio Cafiero and Sina Azodi

Why Turkey wants Biden to salvage the JCPOA

Analysis: As divisions grow among Washington's partners, Turkey will likely stand in the camp of states that see the JCPOA's survival as serving ...

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Saudis, Egypt on long road in ending GCC rift

Saudi Arabia and Egypt are more receptive towards Qatar, but the UAE and Bahrain are less willing to forget past differences and normalize relations.

Giorgio Cafiero

What's driving the thaw in Egypt-Turkey relations?

Analysis: The door is potentially open to a new chapter in Egypt-Turkey relations following nearly eight years of tense ties between the two ...

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Egypt: Turkish 'words not enough' to restore full ties

Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry acknowledged that diplomatic contact had been established with Turkey but warned full ties would depend ...

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Qatar, Egypt discuss bilateral cooperation in Cairo

The Qatari delegation's visit is reportedly a prelude to a full restoration of diplomatic ties in the 'next phase'.

Turkey 'opens political arms' to Egypt, Gulf

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Turkey 'opens political arms' to Egypt, Gulf

A new interview shows a shift in Turkey's policy towards Arab nations, indicating an attempt to strengthen the line of communication.

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Turkey rejects 'baseless' Arab League resolutions against it

The Arab League accused Ankara of interfering in the internal affairs of Arab countries.

Qatari FM in first post-reconciliation visit to Cairo

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Qatari FM in first post-reconciliation visit to Cairo

Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al-Thani will lead a Doha delegation at a ministerial session of the Cairo-based Arab League on Wednesday.

US pressed to enforce Al Jazeera foreign agent ruling

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US pressed to enforce Al Jazeera foreign agent ruling

The pro-Israel Lawfare Project has called on the Department of Justice to force AJ+ to register as a foreign agent.

Qatar's emir, Saudi crown prince discuss future cooperation

The New Arab Staff

Qatar's emir, Saudi crown prince discuss future cooperation

The Emir of Qatar and the Saudi Crown Prince spoke on the phone to discuss the recent reconciliation and the future cooperation.

Emirati academic suggests 'conditional' end to Qatari media block

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Emirati academic suggests 'conditional' end to Qatari media block

An Emirati academic suggested an end to the block on Qatari media outlets, but said that monitoring should continue.

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Qatar FM visiting Iran in 'nuclear diplomacy push'

Doha has expressed a desire to mediate negotiations between Iran and the US, as well as between Tehran and the Gulf Arab states.

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Palestinians hope vote boosts diplomatic strength: experts

Palestinians are hoping that the recently announced elections will help to strengthen diplomatic ties with foreign countries and lead to talks ...

Sabena Siddiqui

Can football diplomacy reunite the GCC?

The upcoming Qatar World Cup has economic benefits for the GCC which is struggling to overcome damages inflicted by the coronavirus ...

The New Arab Staff

Qatar in diplomatic push to revive Iran nuclear deal

Qatar’s top diplomat signaled his country’s role as a mediator in the Iran-US crisis.

<em>Qatar</em> minister meets new Saudi envoy as ties restored

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Qatar minister meets new Saudi envoy as ties restored

Qatari Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Sultan bin Saad al-Muraikhi has met with a new Saudi envoy following the restoration of ties ...

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Al-Jazeera journalist returns home after four-years in Egypt prison

Mahmoud Hussein was detained at Cairo airport in 2016 when he arrived on a family vacation from Doha. On Saturday, he returned to his home after ...

Top UN court dismisses <em>Qatar</em> <em>blockade</em> case against UAE

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Top UN court dismisses Qatar blockade case against UAE

Qatar’s case against the UAE for breaching a 1965 UN treaty has been rejected by the International Court of Justice.

GCC chief in Baghdad amid Saudi-Iran backchannel negotiations

Kamal Afzali

GCC chief in Baghdad amid Saudi-Iran backchannel negotiations

The GCC’s chief unannounced visit to Baghdad, where pro-Tehran factions dominate, came amid a report that Saudi Arabia and arch-rival Iran have ...

<em>Qatar</em> emir receives Sudan General 'Hemedti' in Doha

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Qatar emir receives Sudan General 'Hemedti' in Doha

Sudan's General Mohamed Hamdan Daglo, widely known as Hemedti, briefed the emir on the latest developments in Khartoum and thanked him for ...

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