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Analysis: The move would be a huge boost to the US-Qatar partnership and another reminder of how the blockade has failed to drive a wedge between Washington and Doha.

Nayef Falaj Al-Hajraf, the Secretary-General of the Gulf Cooperation Council [GCC] landed in Doha on Sunday.

US, <em>Qatar</em> announce partnerships following third strategic dialogue

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US, Qatar announce partnerships following third strategic dialogue

The third US-Qatar strategic dialogue resulted in a number of partnerships, including health cooperation, law enforcement and counterterrorism, energy and aviation, a statement said.

US reproaches UAE for failing to 'normalise' with <em>Qatar</em>

Narjas Zatat

US reproaches UAE for failing to 'normalise' with Qatar

US Deputy Assistant Secretary for Arabian Gulf Affairs Timothy Lenderking urged Saudi Arabia, the UAE and Bahrain to end their blockade ...

Dubai deputy police chief disparages Arabs following Israel normalisation

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Dubai deputy police chief disparages Arabs following Israel normalisation

Dubai's deputy police chief tweeted that "nine million Jews are better than 400 million Arabs" in his latest controversial comments following ...

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US pushing to make Qatar a non-NATO ally

"We're going to move ahead, we hope, with designating Qatar a major non-NATO ally," a senior US official told reporters

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US orders AJ+ to register as a 'foreign agent'

AJ+ is a digital news platform, which has been a frequent target of UAE criticism.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Israeli jets bomb Gaza after Bahrain normalisation signing

Israeli jets have bombed Gaza Wednesday morning just hours after the normalisation deal with Bahrain.

The New Arab Staff

Trump administration 'eager for end to Gulf rift': Pompeo

Speaking in a new round of a strategic dialogue between the United States and Qatar, Pompeo said the Trump administration is eager to ...

<em>Qatar</em> rules out normalisation with Israel: official

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Qatar rules out normalisation with Israel: official

Qatar's assistant foreign minister has assured that Doha will not follow the footsteps of the UAE and Bahrain in normalising relations with ...

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Third round of US-Qatar strategic dialogue begins in Washington

A new round of a strategic dialogue between the United States and Qatar, which began in 2018, has opened in Washington

US expresses cautious hope for easing of <em>Qatar</em> <em>blockade</em>

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US expresses cautious hope for easing of Qatar blockade

A US official has said that a three-year blockade imposed by Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Bahrain, and Egypt against Qatar could be ...

Lawrence of Arabia’s home restored as tourist attraction

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Lawrence of Arabia’s home restored as tourist attraction

TE Lawrence's Red Sea home is being renovated and turned into a tourist attraction.

'Blood paint' smeared on path of Israel team bus

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'Blood paint' smeared on path of Israel team bus

The protest act came ahead of an evening pro-Palestine demonstration, organised in response to calls to boycott the nations league match between ...

UAE inflicted ‘maximum suffering’ on Qataris, UN court hears

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UAE inflicted ‘maximum suffering’ on Qataris, UN court hears

Qatar’s representative to the International Court of Justice has accused the UAE of trying to inflict ‘maximum suffering’ on Qatari citizens ...

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Qatar emir presses for two-state solution in Kushner meeting

Qatar remains committed to the 2002 Arab Peace Initiative, under which Palestinians must be granted a state in return for normalisation.

Ali Adam

Unending blockade: Gaza ceasefire reinstates Israel's preferred status quo

Analysis: The truce reflects Israel's policy of maintaining the status quo in the Gaza Strip - a permanent blockade.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Hamas announces deal to end Gaza-Israel escalation

Gaza's Islamist rulers Hamas announced they have reached a Qatari-mediated deal to end more than three weeks of cross-border exchanges of fire ...

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Qatar crisis with UAE returns to top UN court

The three-year-old crisis pitting Qatar against several Middle East nations returns to the UN's top court this week with hearings in a ...

Israeli tanks target Hamas in Gaza after balloon attacks

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Israeli tanks target Hamas in Gaza after balloon attacks

Israel has bombed Gaza almost daily since August 6, in response to the airborne incendiary devices.

Malia Bouattia

International solidarity with Gaza must begin at home

Comment: As Israel confidently strikes Gaza with little international coverage or outrage, our responsibility is to apply pressure on complicit ...

UAE adds Israel to its coalition of anti-democratic allies

Sam Hamad

UAE adds Israel to its coalition of anti-democratic allies

Comment: UAE-Israel normalisation should be understood in a broader context of illiberal, anti-democratic actors solidifying their global ...

Israel resumes bombing besieged Gaza amid virus

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Israel resumes bombing besieged Gaza amid virus

Warning sirens sounded before dawn in Israeli communities near the border as the pre-dawn air strikes and shelling prompted Hamas to launch a ...

<em>Qatar</em> envoy arrives in Gaza

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Qatar envoy arrives in Gaza

Mohammed el-Emadi arrived with $30 million to help the territory of two million people, half of whom live under the poverty line.

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