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Lebanon is latest target in Saudi intimidation campaign: Qatari FM

Qatari Foreign Minister Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al Thani says Lebanon is the latest target in a Saudi campaign of intimidation, stressing that the Riyadh regime is simply a “bully” that risks destabilizing peace and stability in the Middle East region. Speaking at a round table discussion at a conference in London, the top Qatari ...

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Saudi policies fracturing Middle East, threatening peace: Qatar

Saudi Arabia’s “impulsive” and “crisis-making” policies are threatening peace and stability in the Middle East, says Qatar’s Foreign Minister Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al Thani, accusing the Riyadh regime of making new crises to cover up its past ones. “I come from a region brimming with extremism,” Thani told a Qatar-sponsored ...

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Qatar urges neighbors to let nationals attend 2022 FIFA World Cup

Qatar has urged the four countries engaged in the ongoing Saudi-led diplomatic and trade boycott against the energy-rich Persian Gulf kingdom to allow their nationals to attend the 2022 Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) World Cup in Doha. “We separate politics from sports. We hope that the blockading nations see reason in ...

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Qatar accuses Saudi Arabia of bullying small countries into submission

Qatar says Saudi Arabia has been sparking off crises across the Middle East and “bullying small countries into submission,” some six months after Riyadh formed an alliance against Doha and imposed a tight blockade on the small Persian Gulf emirate. Qatari Foreign Minister Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al Thani made the remarks ...

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Qatar ‘thousand times better off’ without Persian Gulf allies: Qatar’s Emir

Months into a dispute that has seen Doha cut off from Saudi Arabia and the UAE, Qatar’s emir said Tuesday his country was “a thousand times better off” without them. (AFP) — In a speech to the Shura Council, the upper house of parliament, Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani said ...

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Leaked mails: UAE planned to launch economic war on Qatar

Documents found in an e-mail account belonging to Abu Dhabi’s envoy to the US have exposed a stunning detailed plot by the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to wage an economic war on Qatar. The Intercept, a US-based investigative website, said it had gotten hold of the anti-Qatar project in a ...

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