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Gulf gamble

Friday, June 16th 2017, 1:49

The longer the isolation of Qatar persists, the deeper the wounds to the entire region.
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Turkey's Erdogan decries Qatar's 'inhumane' isolation

Tuesday, June 13th 2017, 16:07

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says the de facto blockade is "against Islamic values".
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Qatar accused

Monday, June 12th 2017, 23:10

Tom Keatinge looks at why the tiny Gulf emirate of Qatar is alleged to supported terrorist groups.
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Qatar blockade: US urges Gulf states to ease restrictions

Saturday, June 10th 2017, 0:29
related countries: United States United States
related places: Gulf

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said humanitarian effects were already being felt.
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Qatar crisis: Germany seeks to bridge rift with Arab states

Friday, June 9th 2017, 10:39
related countries: Germany Germany

Germany's foreign minister, hosting his Qatari counterpart, condemns Gulf moves against the emirate.
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Qatar vows 'no surrender' in row with Arab states

Thursday, June 8th 2017, 20:40

Isolating Qatar threatens the stability of the entire region, its foreign minister says.
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Qatar spat

Thursday, June 8th 2017, 20:06

Decades of underlying tensions between Qatar and three of its Gulf neighbours come to the surface.
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Qatar crisis: UAE threatens sympathisers with prison

Wednesday, June 7th 2017, 18:27
related countries: United Arab Emirates United Arab Emirates

The United Arab Emirates tightens the squeeze on Qatar as a regional crisis escalates.
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Cut off

Wednesday, June 7th 2017, 14:09

The showpiece of Qatar's efforts to gain international influence could be under threat.
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Qatar row: Trump claims credit for isolation

Tuesday, June 6th 2017, 19:39
related countries: United States United States
related places: Gulf, Trump

The US president says his Mid-East trip is "already paying off" and might help end terrorism.
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Qatar reacts to Trump tweet supporting Saudi Arabia

Tuesday, June 6th 2017, 19:13
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia

Qatari Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman bin Jassim Al-Thani tells the BBC there is "no evidence" that Qatar is supporting radical Islamists.
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Qatar row: Calls for diplomatic talks to end Gulf crisis

Tuesday, June 6th 2017, 12:19
related countries: Egypt Egypt

As Gulf rivals isolate Qatar and restrict airspace, the country seeks a way out of the dispute.
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Qatari planes banned from Egyptian and Saudi air space

Tuesday, June 6th 2017, 0:20
related countries: Egypt Egypt, Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia
related places: `Arab

The move by several Arab states to cut off diplomatic ties with Qatar may have far-reaching effects.
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Monday, June 5th 2017, 15:08
related countries: Egypt Egypt, Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia

A diplomatic crisis erupts as Qatar's neighbours sever ties, accusing it of fuelling instability.
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Widening gulf

Monday, June 5th 2017, 10:56
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia

Qatar's support for Islamist groups has soured relations with Gulf neighbours like Saudi Arabia.
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Kidnapped Qatari hunting party of 26 freed in Iraq after 16 months

Friday, April 21st 2017, 20:49
related countries: Iraq Iraq

Their release is said to be part of a complex deal to evacuate four besieged Syrian towns.
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Laptop ban: Qatar Airways to loan laptops during flights

Friday, March 31st 2017, 14:56
related countries: United States United States

Airline launches a laptop loan service to US-bound travellers to overcome a ban on devices.
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Qatar abolishes controversial 'kafala' labour system

Tuesday, December 13th 2016, 3:09

Qatar is ending its labour sponsorship system for foreign workers, described as modern-day slavery.
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Glencore and Qatar buy $11.3bn stake in Russia's largest oil company

Thursday, December 8th 2016, 0:42
related countries: Russia Russia, United States United States

Glencore and Qatar buy a 20% stake in Rosneft, Russia's biggest oil company, despite US and EU sanctions.
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Qatari sisters robbed of 5m euros in France road hold-up

Tuesday, November 22nd 2016, 11:34
related countries: France France

Masked men rob two Qatari women of valuables worth €5m in a Bentley on a motorway near Paris.
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