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A number of Western companies have been pressured not to supply parts to Turkish drone giant Baykar.

Bahrain on Monday became the last of the former Gulf blockading countries to lift its embargo on Qatar.

Rights group urges Facebook to suspend Myanmar military campaigns

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Rights group urges Facebook to suspend Myanmar military campaigns

Burma Campaign UK questioned Facebook’s decision to suspend Donald Trump’s account for inciting violence while continuing to allow the Burmese military to promote recruitment on the platform.

Qataris crossing into Saudi Arabia welcomed with roses

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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.

Qatar-Saudi border reopens after thaw

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Qatar-Saudi border reopens after thaw

Saudi shut its side of Qatar's only land border in June 2017 as part of a package of sanctions on Doha.

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.

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Saudi says full ties restored between Qatar, embargo nations

Saudi Arabia concluded the GCC Summit by confirming that the embargo between Qatar has been lifted.

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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.

Tunisia pushes for UN monitors for Libya's frail ceasefire

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Tunisia pushes for UN monitors for Libya's frail ceasefire

Tunisia, the current president of the UN Security Council, called for a resolution sending international monitors to support Libya's brittle ...

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UN calls on 'monitors' to oversee Libya ceasefire

The United Nations has called on regional 'monitors' to observe the fragile ceasefire between the GNA and Khalifa Haftar's forces.

Russia warns Haftar against resuming Libya hostilities

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Russia warns Haftar against resuming Libya hostilities

Russia's foreign minister also pledged to aid Libya's Tripoli-based government.

UN chief seeks monitors for Libya's fragile ceasefire

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UN chief seeks monitors for Libya's fragile ceasefire

In a letter to Security Council members, the secretary-general asked to set up a monitoring group.

Will Biden's presidency affect Iran's influence in Latin America?

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Will Biden's presidency affect Iran's influence in Latin America?

In-depth: The Biden administration could reset caustic ties with Iran, but how will that affect Tehran's budding relations with socialist Latin ...

Gulf countries to meet in January: Kuwait

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Gulf countries to meet in January: Kuwait

The GCC will meet at the beginning of January in Saudi Arabia, Kuwait has announced.

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Iran says US 'addicted to sanctions', condemns Turkey embargo

Iran's Zarif condemned the US sanctions against Turkey, despite Tehran's regional rivalries with Ankara.

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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 Al-Khalid ...

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Qatar detains sailors onboard Bahraini vessel after breach

Three sailors were detained after a Bahraini vessel breached Qatar's territorial waters on Saturday, authorities confirmed.

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Turkey says EU sanctions plan 'biased, unlawful'

"Turkish unilateral and provocative activities in the Eastern Mediterranean are still taking place, including in Cyprus's exclusive economic ...

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 on January 5.

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Eastern Libyan rebel forces seize Turkish ship

The Turkish ship was reportedly headed for the western Libyan city of Misrata.

Sisi thanks lame-duck Trump 'for strengthening US-Egypt ties'

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Sisi thanks lame-duck Trump 'for strengthening US-Egypt ties'

Mr Sisi lauded the lame-duck President's "efforts and contributions" toward cementing "friendly ties" between the two countries.

Saudi Arabia, Qatar close to agreeing US-brokered deal: reports

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Saudi Arabia, Qatar close to agreeing US-brokered deal: reports

Washington hopes to start a process in ending the three-year Gulf crisis during Donald Trump's final weeks in office.

US clashes with Turkey at NATO talks

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US clashes with Turkey at NATO talks

A heated exchange reportedly took place between US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and a Turkish representative.

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