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

An official delegation from Qatar and the UAE arrived in Kuwait to discuss developments of the Al-Ula agreement, which marked the restoration of diplomatic, trade and travel ties with Qatar.

Hariri meets Qatari emir during visit to Doha

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Hariri meets Qatari emir during visit to Doha

Lebanon’s Prime Minister designate met with Qatar’s Emir during a two day visit to the Gulf country.

<em>Qatar</em> in diplomatic push to revive Iran nuclear deal

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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.

Gulf Arab states launch new restrictions over virus fears

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Gulf Arab states launch new restrictions over virus fears

Travel has been prohibited and venues have been closed as Gulf nations attempt to contain the spreading virus.

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Iran hosts Taliban leader for Afghan peace talks

The Taliban leader was in Iran last week as parties look to end the conflict in Afghanistan.

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Arab Spring exiles look back on Egypt uprising

A decade after the January 25 uprising, thousands of protesters are estimated to have fled to escape the President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi ...

Kamal Afzali

Iran ready for Saudi talks if policy changes

Iran’s foreign ministry spokesman has suggested that Saudi Arabia’s policy shifts in the context of a friendlier US administration could lay the ...

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Germany deports 26 Afghan refugees despite 'threats to life'

Germany has attracted criticism for its decision to continue to deport Afghan refugees in the midst of a pandemic.

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 ...

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Qataris crossing into Saudi Arabia welcomed with roses

Drivers who arrived at the Salwa border crossing in Saudi Arabia from the Qatari land crossing at Abu Samrah were welcomed with roses.

UAE to reopen all entry points with <em>Qatar</em>

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UAE to reopen all entry points with Qatar

Abu Dhabi will open land, sea and air entry points with Qatar, after a landmark deal to normalise ties ended a damaging Gulf rift.

Oman's sultan, Bahraini king to skip 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 their countries at ...

Bahrain violated Qatar's airspace with military jets, Doha says

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Bahrain violated Qatar's airspace with military jets, Doha says

Qatar sent a letter to the UN Security Council saying Bahrain violated its airspace with military jets four times.

Bahrain urges end to regional disputes before Gulf summit

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Bahrain urges end to regional disputes before Gulf summit

The softened rhetoric surrounding the three-year dispute comes amid Riyadh-led efforts to resolve the crisis.

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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 Israel.

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Saudi Arabia allows Israeli commercial flights in its airspace

This agreement came 'just hours' before the first Israeli commercial flight was due to take flight on Tuesday morning.

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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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UAE religious authority brands Muslim Brotherhood as 'terrorist organisation'

The UAE is the latest to take aim at the Muslim Brotherhood despite a global statement by Islamic scholars condemning such moves.

Saudi king, Turkish president to 'resolve differences' through dialogue

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Saudi king, Turkish president to 'resolve differences' through dialogue

A phone call between Saudi King Salman and Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan mulled ways to resolve differences between the two countries.

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Saudi King calls Erdogan over G20 plans

King Salman called Erdogan in order to discuss the upcoming G20 Summit, which will be hosted remotely for the first time due to covid-19 ...

Tunisia, <em>Qatar</em> propose 'Western-Islamic' conference: report

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Tunisia, Qatar propose 'Western-Islamic' conference: report

During a three-day visit to Doha, Tunisia's president proposed a 'Western-Islamic conference' aimed at achieving greater understanding between ...

Traffic resumes at truck stop that sparked WSahara tensions

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Traffic resumes at truck stop that sparked WSahara tensions

Truck traffic resumed between Mauritania and Morocco a day after Rabat launched a military operation to reopen a key highway in the Western ...

Burhan issues a general amnesty for Sudan's arms carriers

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Burhan issues a general amnesty for Sudan's arms carriers

Sudan's top general Abdel-Fattah Al-Burhan has issued a general pardon for those who carried arms.

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