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Gulf Crisis Exposes the Weakness of Trump's 'Unpredictability' - Chatham House

The US president's lack of interest in telegraphing his positions in advance may work in business, but it has a debilitating effect on policymaking. Jacob Parakilas. Dr Jacob Parakilas. Deputy Head, US and the Americas Programme. Peter Salisbury ...and more »

Qatar makes legal complaint to WTO over Gulf trade boycott - The Guardian

Doha makes formal complaint against 'coercive attempts at economic isolation' by Saudi Arabia, Bahrain and UAE. Reuters in Geneva. Mon 31 Jul 2017 13.33 EDT Last modified on Mon 31 Jul 2017 13.40 EDT. Share on Facebook · Share on Twitter · Share via ...and more »

Qatar accuses Saudi Arabia of politicising Hajj - Aljazeera.com

Qatar has accused Saudi Arabia of politicising the Hajj, claiming Riyadh has imposed restrictions on Qatari nationals planning to travel to Mecca for the annual Muslim pilgrimage. Qatar's National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) said on Saturday that ...and more »

Quartet stands firm on Qatar demands - The National

Sheikh Khalid said during a joint press conference that their discussion was a 'continuation of their meeting in Cairo' on July 5. The National staff. July 30, 2017. Updated: July 30, 2017 08:52 AM. 0. shares. 0. shares. x. Bahraini foreign minister ...and more »

Qatar launches wide-ranging WTO complaint against trade boycott - Reuters

GENEVA (Reuters) - Qatar filed a wide-ranging legal complaint at the World Trade Organization on Monday to challenge a trade boycott by Saudi Arabia, Bahrain and United Arab Emirates, the director of Qatar's WTO office Ali Alwaleed al-Thani told ...and more »

Anti-Qatar bloc opens 'emergency routes' to Qatari planes - The Hindu

Four Arab states that have cut diplomatic and transport ties with Qatar said on Monday that they have opened up air routes that Qatari planes can use in case of emergency. The United Arab Emirates' foreign ministry said that nine corridors were being ...and more »

Gulf states say talks with Qatar are possible if demands are met - Deutsche Welle

Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, Egypt and the United Arab Emirates said on Sunday they were willing to hold discussions with Qatar to mend ties but only if it showed willingness to change course and comply with their demands. Foreign ministers of the four Arab ...and more »

Arab nations offer dialogue if Qatar 'shows willingness' to fight terrorism - euronews

Four Arabic countries said they are ready for a dialogue with Qatar if it shows a willingness to fight terrorism. Foreign ministers from Saudi Arabia, Egypt, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Bahrain met today (July 30) in the Bahraini capital Manama ...and more »

Arab states 'expected to impose more sanctions on Qatar' - The Independent

The four Arab states of Saudi Arabia, Egypt, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Bahrain are reportedly set to consider fresh economic sanctions on Qatar at a meeting in Manama, Bahrain's capital. The foreign ministers of the four countries are ...and more »

Qatar accuses Saudis of hampering Mecca pilgrms - The Hindu

Qatar ministry accused Riyadh of “intertwining politics with one of the pillars of Islam, which may result in depriving many Muslims from performing this holy obligation”. The Qatari authorities have accused Saudi Arabia of jeopardising the annual hajj ...and more »