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Turkey announced it was ready to normalise relations with France.

UAE has announced that 'practical measures, including travel, transportation, trade' will be resolved between Qatar and the rest of the GCC within a week.

Saudi says full ties restored between Qatar, embargo nations

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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.

Gulf crisis resolution in balance ahead of summit

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Gulf crisis resolution in balance ahead of summit

GCC states are scheduled to meet in Riyadh for the annual summit on Tuesday, where a much-anticipated resolve to the crisis is expected.

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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Spain calls on Morocco to explain disputed enclaves comments

Spanish authorities on Tuesday called on Morocco to explain comments made on disputed enclaves of Ceuta and Melilla.

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US planning to close last consulates in Russia

The US will close its consulate in the far eastern city of Vladivostok and suspend operations at its post in Yekaterinburg.

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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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Turkey detains 11 suspected of spying for Iran

State intelligence agents arrested the Turkish nationals following the disappearance in Istanbul of Iranian political dissident Habib Chaab.

Qatar detains sailors onboard Bahraini vessel after breach

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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 summons Iranian ambassador over Azeri poem tensions

The poem the Turkish president recited was considered offensive.

Egypt lauds Kuwait's efforts to fix Gulf crisis

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Egypt lauds Kuwait's efforts to fix Gulf crisis

Egypt's first official recognition of a much-anticipated end to a three-year diplomatic crisis which pitted Cairo and three Gulf states against ...

What a Biden presidency means for Kashmir

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What a Biden presidency means for Kashmir

Analysis: The Biden-Harris campaign took a robust stance on Kashmir. But with burgeoning India ties and an eye on China, the new administration ...

Gulf reconciliation 'to take place at annual GCC summit'

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Gulf reconciliation 'to take place at annual GCC summit'

According to a Kuwaiti diplomat, the reconciliation between members of the GCC will take place at the annual summit.

Saudi minister says allies ‘on board’ in Qatar negotiations

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Saudi minister says allies ‘on board’ in Qatar negotiations

Saudi Foreign Minister Faisal bin Farhan has said that the UAE, Bahrain, and Egypt are all ‘on board’ regarding the resolution of a three-year ...

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Gulf nations, US signal progress to resolve Qatar crisis

Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Oman and Kuwait said progress had been made towards resolving the Gulf crisis.

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Erdogan hopes France will 'get rid of Macron'

President Erdogan told reporters that with Macron as its president, France is going through a 'very dangerous period'.

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Australia PM slams Chinese tweet showing soldier killing child

A Chinese government spokesman posted the fake image to twitter amid escalating tensions between Canberra and Beijing.

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Qatar claims Bahrain vessels breached its waters

Qatar accused two Bahraini boats of breaching its territorial waters.

Iran closes businesses, curtails travel amid virus surge

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Iran closes businesses, curtails travel amid virus surge

The new lockdown measures, which include shuttering most businesses, shops, malls, and restaurants, include Iran’s largest cities of Mashhad, ...

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Iraq Report: Kurd-on-Kurd violence as protesters clash with police

Kurd-on-Kurd violence intensifies between the PKK and the KRG, while Iraq's October Revolution is being revived and continued.

France says stop boycott calls, Erdogan ups Macron insults

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France says stop boycott calls, Erdogan ups Macron insults

Erdogan took a second insulting swipe at French President Emmanuel Macron, who said calls to boycott French products were the work of a "radical ...

Le Pen weighs in on France-Turkey <em>spat</em>, backs Macron

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Le Pen weighs in on France-Turkey spat, backs Macron

The president of France's far-right National Rally party has weighed in on the war of words between Emmanuel Macron and Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

Kazakhs despair for relatives missing in Xinjiang

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Kazakhs despair for relatives missing in Xinjiang

Hundreds of Kazakhs have been detained by Chinese authorities in Xinjiang.

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