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No compromise with Qatar and terror: Emirati tycoon

DUBAI: The Gulf states cannot compromise with terrorism and cannot allow countries such as Qatar to support it, a leading Emirati businessman and commentator said on Wednesday.“If you support terrorism, you get punished, you are either our friend or foe,” ...

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Turkish troops hold exercises in Qatar

DOHA: Qatar held joint military exercises with Turkish troops on Monday, Qatari media reported, showcasing their strategic alliance two months into a boycott by Arab neighbors which accuse Doha of supporting terrorism.The maneuvers are aimed at preparing Qatar’s armed forces ...

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Qatar creates new residency status for foreigners

DOHA: Qatar has created a new permanent resident status for certain groups of foreigners, including those who have worked for the benefit of the state.Qatar’s Cabinet ministers approved the measures, the Qatar News Agency (QNA) reported, in a move that ...

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Tillerson sends senior envoys to handle Qatar crisis

WASHINGTON: US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has asked two officials, including retired general and former Middle East envoy Anthony Zinni, to work to end the Gulf diplomatic crisis.On June 5, the Anti-Terror Quartet (ATQ) — Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, the ...

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Qatar seals €5 billion navy vessels deal with Italy

DOHA: Qatar has concluded a €5 billion ($ 5.91 billion) deal with Italy for seven navy vessels, the Qatari foreign minister said on Wednesday, part of a military cooperation agreement between the two countries.Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al-Thani made the ...

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