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Sushma Swaraj assures help to Indian woman jailed in Riyadh.

Responding to a request of another person, Swaraj said the Indian Embassy in Bahrain will look into the reported drowning of an Indian there.

- Zee News - IN

Qatar to hire Swiss lawyers to sue Gulf blockade states.

Rights body says Saudi Arabia, the UAE and Bahrain are 'responsible to compensate' those hit by the anti-Qatar measures.

- Al Jazeera - QA

Fresh economic sanctions on Qatar being considered: UAE envoy.

The UAE, Saudi Arabia and Bahrain severed diplomatic and travel ties with Qatar this month, accusing it of funding hardline Islamist militant groups in the region, a charge Doha denies.

- Zee News - IN

Fresh economic sanctions on Qatar being considered: UAE envoy.

The UAE, Saudi Arabia and Bahrain severed diplomatic and travel ties with Qatar this month, accusing it of funding hardline Islamist militant groups in the region, a charge Doha denies.

- Zee News - IN

How regulation and market priorities drive fintech focus globally.

The interest in fintech worldwide shows no signs of abating, as illustrated by the strong attendance at each stop on our recent CFA Institute speaker tour throughout Central and Eastern Europe and the Middle East. But even more interesting is the regional variation in what 'fintech' means to local entrepreneurs. Talking to ...

- City AM - UK

Arab boycott hits Qatar tourism severely during Eid holiday.

'We're usually packed with Saudis and Bahrainis but not this year,' Doha hotel staff says

- GulfNews - AE

Iran talks Kashmir after 7 yrs; appeals Muslim world to 'disdain' against 'oppressors of Kashmir'.

Srinagar Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Sayyid Ali Hosseini Khamenei Monday speaking on the occasion of Eid, urged the World of Islam' to express disdain' against oppressors' of Yemen, Bahrain, and Kashmir, media reports said. In a statement that is likely to elicit a stiff response from New Delhi, the Ayatollah said, the ...

- Kashmir Life - IN

Gulf Crisis: Bahrain Accuses Qatar of 'Military Escalation'.

Bahrain's foreign minister said Qatar was stirring up a military escalation in a dispute with Gulf states, in an apparent reference to Doha's decision to let more Turkish troops enter its territory. Turkey has increased the number of its troops in the base since the crisis erupted. © Al Nisr Publishing LLC 2017. All rights ...

- Albawaba - UK

Help Kashmiris against tyrants: Iran's Khamenei.

Iran’s supreme leader Ayatollah Khamenei raised eyebrows on Monday as he tweeted, “Muslim world should openly support people of Bahrain, Kashmir, Yemen etc and repudiate oppressors and tyrants who attacked people in Ramadan”.

- Times Of India - IN

Iranian leader backs Palestine, Kashmir struggle.

Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on Monday called the cause of Palestine a major issue of the Islamic world and also urged Muslims to support the people of Bahrain, Kashmir and Yemen'.Ay...

- The Hindu - IN

Bahrain's FM in about-turn over Turkish base in Qatar.

Sheikh Khalid says presence of foreign forces in Qatar will have consequences, apparently referring to Turkish soldiers.

- Al Jazeera - QA

Support Kashmiris against ‘tyrants': Iran's Ayatollah Khamenei

Iran’s supreme leader Ayatollah Khamenei raised eyebrows on Monday as he tweeted, “Muslim world should openly support people of Bahrain, Kashmir, Yemen etc and repudiate oppressors and tyrants who attacked people in Ramadan”.

- Times Of India - IN

Rhetoric, Anger Mount in Diplomatic Standoff in the Gulf

A plea by U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson to Gulf states to tone down their rhetoric in a rapidly escalating diplomatic standoff involving Qatar, Saudi Arabia and three Saudi allies appears to be falling on deaf ears. Bahrain, one of the Saudi allies, has accused Qatar of creating a military escalation in the ...

- Voice of America - US

Exxon Talks With Emir Of 'Isolated' Qatar

The emir of Qatar, the tiny gas-rich Gulf state now isolated by its Arab neighbors, met with ExxonMobil's chairman and chief executive Darren Woods in Doha on Saturday to talk bilateral cooperation relations, Reuters reports, citing Qatar's state news agency QNA. At the beginning of June, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, the United ...

- OilPrice.com - US

NHRC: Gulf blockade violates Qatari students' rights

Rights Committee says 'unjust siege' impacts the right to education for Qatari students in Saudi, the UAE and Bahrain.

- Al Jazeera - QA

Qatar provoking military escalation, Bahrain minister says

Regional powers mistaken if they think interference will solve crisis, Bahrain minister warns

- GulfNews - AE

Despite ultimatum, military action against Qatar remains unlikely, but would be sudden and swift

On 23 June, Bahrain, Egypt, Saudi Arabia, and the UAE submitted a list of 13 demands to Qatar with a 10-day ultimatum. The demands include handing over opposition members from the four countries who are now resident in Qatar, shutting down al-Jazeera, downgrading ties with Iran, and shutting down a

- Jane’s - US

Bahrain's FM in about-face over Turkish base in Qatar

Sheikh Khalid says presence of foreign forces in Qatar will have consequences, apparently referring to Turkish soldiers.

- Al Jazeera - QA

Bahrain accuses Qatar of 'military escalation'

Bahrain's Foreign Minister on Monday accused Qatar of a "military escalation" in the Gulf diplomatic crisis, an apparent reference to Doha's allowing Turkish troops on its territory.The disagreement ...

- The Hindu - IN

Qatar accused of 'military escalation' as Gulf crisis persists

Bahrain's foreign minister on Monday accused Qatar of a "military escalation" in the Gulf diplomatic crisis, an apparent reference to Doha's allowing Turkish troops on its territory.

- TheCitizen - TZ

Bahrain accuses Qatar of military escalation in Gulf row

Bahrain's foreign minister accused Qatar on Monday of creating a military escalation in a dispute with regional powers, in an apparent reference to Doha's decision to let more Turkish troops enter its territory.

- GMA News - PH

Qatar accused of 'military escalation' as inter-Arab rift deepens

Bahrain chides tiny Qatar for "bringing in foreign armies" as standoff between U.S. allies grows increasingly testy

- CBS NEWS - US

US urges Qatar and Saudi-led group to 'lower rhetoric'

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson called Sunday for a "lowering of rhetoric" between Qatar and a four-nation group led by Saudi Arabia after Doha denounced their sweeping list of demands. Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, the United Arab Emirates and Egypt want Qatar to meet their 13-point ultimatum -- ostensibly aimed at fighting ...

- Yahoo! News - US

Gulf crisis: Bahrain accuses Qatar of 'military escalation' for allowing Turkish troops on its territory

"The disagreement with Qatar is a political and security dispute and has never been military," said Bahrain's foreign minister Sheikh Khalid bin Ahmed al-Khalifa. The post Gulf crisis: Bahrain accuses Qatar of 'military escalation' for allowing Turkish troops on its territory appeared first on Firstpost.

- Firstpost - IN

Iran urges Europe to help promote dialogue in Persian Gulf

BERLIN - Iran's foreign minister, Mohammad Javad Zarif, called on Europe on Monday to use its influence to promote dialogue in the Persian Gulf after Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Egypt and Bahrain cut ties with Qatar earlier this month.

- Reuters - US

Bahrain accuses Qatar of military escalation in Gulf row

Bahrain's foreign minister accused Qatar on Monday of creating a military escalation in a dispute with regional powers, in an apparent reference to Doha's decision to let more Turkish troops enter its territory

- The Daily Star - LB

Iran and Turkey back Qatar in its confrontation with Saudi Arabia and its allies

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani voiced support on Sunday for Qatar in its confrontation with Iran's rival Saudi Arabia and its allies, saying a “siege of Qatar is unacceptable”, the state news agency IRNA reported. Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Egypt and Bahrain cut ties with Qatar on June 5, accusing ...

- Ya Libnan - US

Banned Bahraini newspaper fires staff

A independent Bahraini newspaper has sacked its staff three weeks after Sunni-dominated authorities banned it on accusations that it "sows division" in the Shiite-majority Gulf kingdom. "We regret to inform you that the board of directors... has decided to terminate the employment contracts with the employees," board ...

- Yahoo! News - US

What Is The Most Likely Outcome Of The Qatar Crisis?

Just a fortnight after President Trump's visit to the Middle-East, many members of the GCC as well as Egypt, severed diplomatic, economic and security relations with Qatar. Saudi Arabia, Egypt, the UAE, Bahrain and Yemen, made this momentous decision, joined days later by Mauritania and the Maldives. These measures are ...

- OilPrice.com - US

Al-Wasat: Newspaper shut down by Bahrain fires staff

Daily sends note to employees saying it had to let them go after Bahrain's rulers ordered it closed earlier this month.

- Al Jazeera - QA

Demands of Saudi an attack to Qatar's sovereignty: Erdogan

, June 25 : Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Sunday dubbed the demands made by Saudi Arabia and three other nations to Doha to end a blockade as "an attack to Qatar's sovereignty right".Erdogan said Turkey would "appreciate and embrace' Qatar's stance against the 13-article demand by Saudi Arabia, the United Arab ...

- Sify - IN

Banned Bahraini newspaper fires staff

A independent Bahraini newspaper has sacked its staff three weeks after Sunni-dominated authorities banned it on accusations that it "sows division" in the Shiite-majority Gulf kingdom

- The Daily Star - LB

Turkey President Tayyip Erdogan says Arab demands on Qatar unlawful

Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Egypt and Bahrain imposed a boycott on June 5 on Qatar and issued 13 demands including closing Al Jazeera television, curbing relations with Iran, shutting the Turkish base and paying reparations.

- Zee News - IN

Bahrain newspaper, shut down by government, lays off staff

A prominent independent newspaper in Bahrain earlier shut down by the government as part of a crackdown on dissent has laid off its staff.

- FOX News - US

Govt will do everything required for safety of Indians in Qatar: Sushma Swaraj

Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, the United Arab Emirates and Egypt had imposed a boycott on Qatar, accusing it of supporting terrorism.  

- Zee News - IN

Arab states issue ultimatum to Qatar: close Jazeera, curb ties with Iran

Four Arab states that imposed a boycott on Qatar have issued an ultimatum to Doha to close Al Jazeera television, curb ties with Iran, shut a Turkish base and pay reparations, demands so far reaching it would appear to be hard for Doha to comply. Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Bahrain and the United Arab Emirates have sent a 13-point ...

- Novinite - BG

UAE sees 'parting of ways' if Qatar does not accept Arab demands | Reuters

By Aziz El Yaakoubi | DUBAI DUBAI A senior United Arab Emirates official said on Saturday that if Qatar did not accept an ultimatum issued by fellow Arab states which imposed a boycott this month on the tiny Gulf Arab nation, there would be a "parting of ways".The 13-point list of demands from Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Bahrain ...

- Firstpost - IN

Govt will do everything required for safety of Indians in Qatar: Sushma Swaraj

Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, the United Arab Emirates and Egypt had imposed a boycott on Qatar, accusing it of supporting terrorism.  

- Zee News - IN

UAE: Arab states don't seek 'regime change' in Qatar

A top United Arab Emirates official says the Arab countries isolating Qatar do not seek to force out the countrys leadership but are willing to cut ties with it if it does not agree to their demands.Emirati Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Anwar Gargash told reporters in Dubai on Saturday that his country and its ...

- Deccan Herald - IN

Arab states issue ultimatum to Qatar: close Jazeera, curb ties with Iran

By William Maclean, Rania El Gamal and Tom Finn DUBAI/DOHA - Four Arab states that imposed a boycott on Qatar have issued an ultimatum to Doha to close Al Jazeera television, curb ties with Iran, shut a Turkish base and pay reparations, demands so far reaching it would appear to be hard for Doha to comply. Saudi Arabia, ...

- Yahoo! News - US

4 Arab Nations Demand Qatar Shut Down Al Jazeera

Four Arab countries are demanding Qatar take its government-supported Al Jazeera news channel off the air in the latest development in a dispute stemming from allegations Qatar is funding terrorist organizations.   The demand is on a 13-point list issued by the United Arab Emirates, Egypt, Saudi Arabia and Bahrain — ...

- Voice of America - US

A Turkish base in Qatar was revealed by Arab states’ 13 demands

June 23, 2017, 5:35 PM One of the 13 demands four Arab states sent to Qatar this week was the removal of Turkish troops, as well as shutting down the Al Jazeera TV station and cutting ties with Tehran. DEBKAfile reports that Turkey, the only regional Muslim state backing the emirate, recently flew five armored troop ...

- DEBKAFile - IL

What are the 13 demands given to Qatar?

Acting as a mediator, Kuwait presented Qatar a list of demands from Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, the UAE and Egypt

- GulfNews - AE

Qatar given list of demands by neighboring countries to end diplomatic crisis

Acting as mediator, Kuwait has given Qatar a list of 13 different demands from Saudi Arabia and other Arab countries that it must comply with in order to restore diplomatic ties, The Associated Press reports. Earlier this month, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Bahrain, and the United Arab Emirates severed ties with Qatar, alleging the ...

- The Week - US

Here are the 13 things Saudi Arabia has demanded from Qatar to resolve the Gulf crisis

Saudi Arabia and other Sunni Arab states have issued Qatar with a list of demands for the diplomatic crisis in the Gulf to end. The countries, including Egypt, United Arab Emirates and Bahrain, cut ties with Qatar on June 5 over its alleged support for extremist groups. The list of demands include c...

- The Raw Story - US

List of demands on Qatar by Saudi Arabia, other Arab nations

Acting as a mediator, Kuwait has presented Qatar a long-awaited list of demands from Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, the United Arab Emirates and Egypt, four Arab nations that cut ties with Qatar in early June. A copy of the list was…

- Billings Gazette - US

List of demands on Qatar by Saudi Arabia, other Arab nations

Acting as a mediator, Kuwait has presented Qatar a long-awaited list of demands from Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, the United Arab Emirates and Egypt, four Arab nations that cut ties with Qatar in early June...

- The Hindu - IN

List of demands on Qatar by Saudi Arabia, other Arab nations

Acting as a mediator, Kuwait has presented Qatar a long-awaited list of demands from Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, the United Arab Emirates and Egypt, four Arab nations that cut ties with … Click to Continue

- Miami Herald - US

Arab states send Qatar 13 demands to end crisis, official says

Four Arab states boycotting Qatar over alleged support for terrorism have sent Doha a list of 13 demands including closing Al Jazeera television and reducing ties to Iran, an official of one of the four countries said. The list compiled by Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates , Egypt and Bahrain also demands the closing ...

- timesofmalta.com - MT

List of demands on Qatar by Saudi Arabia, other Arab nations

Acting as a mediator, Kuwait has presented Qatar a long-awaited list of demands from Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, the United Arab Emirates and Egypt, four Arab nations that cut ties with Qatar in early June.

- FOX News - US

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