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Qatar changes anti-terror law amid Gulf row.

Qatar announced Thursday changes to its anti-terror legislation, one of the controversial issues at the core of the crisis between Doha and its neighbours who accuse it of backing extremists.The decree from Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani establishes two national lists for individuals and terrorist entities and sets out the ...

- DAWN - PK

Qatar changes anti-terror legislation amid Gulf crisis.

Qatar's emir has changed the country's anti-terrorism laws in an apparent move to counter charges by its neighbors that it supports terrorism. Qatar has always denied the accusations.

- Deutsche Welle - DE

Qatar Airways airlifts 330 Holstein cows to Doha.

Qatar Airways airlifts 330 Holstein cows to Doha...

- MENAFN - JO

Glorious Tamim: 'You won and you were silent'.

As the Gulf crisis drags on, portraits and messages of support for the emir are plastered all over the Qatari capital.

- Al Jazeera - QA

Qatar changes anti-terror law amid Gulf row.

Qatar announced Thursday changes to its anti-terror legislation, one of the controversial issues at the core of the crisis between Doha and its neighbours who accuse it of backing extremists

- The Daily Star - LB

Demands that Al Jazeera be shuttered have been dropped by Saudi Arabia, UAE, Egypt, and Bahrain, which cut diplomatic ties with Qatar in June .

Nick Vivarelli / Variety: Demands that Al Jazeera be shuttered have been dropped by Saudi Arabia, UAE, Egypt, and Bahrain, which cut diplomatic ties with Qatar in June  —  ROME - Demands that Al Jazeera be shuttered have been dropped by the four Arab nations engaged in a deep diplomatic dispute with Qatar, the home ...

- Mediagazer - US

Could The Gulf Dispute Actually Help Iran?.

The on-going diplomatic feud in the Persian Gulf pitting Qatar against a coalition of Arab states led by Saudi Arabia has already disrupted regional affairs to a significant extent: economic blockades, rejected airspace and closed embassies are just a few features of this sudden, somewhat unexpected rift between Doha and ...

- OilPrice.com - US

Qatar Suggests Cyberattack Emanated From a Gulf Neighbor.

Qatari officials investigating a cyberattack that sparked a diplomatic crisis with four Arab countries said on Thursday their findings indicate the attack was coordinated with one of the countries, and that the United Arab Emirates had benefited the most from it. Qatar's state news agency and its affiliated social media ...

- Voice of America - US

Qatar’s Emir Amends Anti-Terrorism Laws.

Qatar’s Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani has issued a decree to amend the country’s anti-terrorism laws, a move that appears aimed at countering charges by Gulf Arab states that Doha supports terrorism. Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Bahrain and the United Arab Emirates cut ties with its regional neighbor over ...

- Voice of America - US

The Qatar blockade is threatening the OPEC deal.

ReutersThe blockade of Qatar could persist for quite a long time, according to the foreign minister of the UAE, who insisted that the Gulf States that have imposed the punitive barricade are not looking for a “quick fix.” The UAE Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Anwar Gargash told Bloomberg earlier this ...

- Business Insider - US

Qatar's Emir orders changes to law combating terrorism.

Decree defining terms such as 'terrorist acts' follows a deal between Qatar and US to fight 'terrorism financing'.

- Al Jazeera - QA

Hackers in U.A.E. Linked to Cyberattack in Qatar

Qatar said hackers in the United Arab Emirates were linked to a cyberattack on its state-run media, an episode that helped spark the Gulf's worst diplomatic crisis in decades.

- Wall Street Journal - US

Qatari emir amends laws to bolster fight against terrorism - agency | Reuters

The post Qatari emir amends laws to bolster fight against terrorism - agency | Reuters appeared first on Firstpost.

- Firstpost - IN

Qatar receives first Super Mushshak trainers

The Qatari Ministry of Defence announced on 19 July that it had received its first batch of Pakistan Aeronautical Complex Super Mushshak basic training aircraft. They will be used by the Qatari Emiri Air Force's Al-Zaeem Air Academy. Pakistan's Ministry of Defence Production announced

- Jane’s - US

Qatar wins rights to air top soccer games

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- CNNMoney - US

The Wall Street Journal: Qatar blames hackers in U.A.E. for sparking crisis

Qatar said Thursday hackers in the United Arab Emirates were linked to a cyberattack on its state-run media, an episode that helped spark the Gulf's worst diplomatic crisis in decades.

- Marketwatch - US

Qatar is determined to stand up to its Gulf neighbours - but at what price?

The tensions date back to the maverick rule of Hamad bin Khalifa al-Thani. For much of the two decades plus since Hamad bin Khalifa al-Thani deposed his father to become emir of Qatar, the tiny gas-rich emirate's foreign policy has been built around two guiding principles: differentiating itself from its Gulf neighbours, ...

- New Statesman - UK

How to end the Gulf stand off? The West should tell Qatar to reform its foreign policy

Former defence secretary Geoff Hoon on the unfolding crisis in the Gulf.  Only one group stands to benefit from a continuation of the crisis in Gulf: The Quartet, as they are now being called. Last week, The United Arab Emirates foreign minister tweeted that Qatar and its Gulf Cooperation Council neighbours are heading ...

- New Statesman - UK

How Western spyware is being used to shut down Arab rights activists

For veteran observers in the Middle East, the revelation that the UAE may have hacked Qatar's news agency, precipitating a diplomatic crisis, reads like the rejected plot for a spy novel. Since the so-called Arab Spring erupted seven years ago, Arab governments and intelligence agencies have spent millions on spyware, ...

- Yahoo! News - US

It's time to face reality over terrorism in the Gulf

Federica Mogherini must push the Gulf states to clean up on terrorism and work towards an end to the standoff with Qatar, writes Stefano Stefanini.

- EurActive - UK

Qatar says cyberattack 'originated from the UAE'

Planning and hacking of official media started as early as April, with IP address linked to the attack traced to UAE.

- Al Jazeera - QA

Qatar suggests cyberattack emanated from a Gulf neighbor

Qatari officials investigating a cyberattack that sparked a diplomatic crisis with four Arab countries said on Thursday their findings indicate the attack was coordinated with one of the countries, and that the United Arab Emirates had benefited the most from it.

- The Daily Star - LB

U.S. to deploy officials in Qatar in counter-terrorism accord: sources

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson reached the deal with Qatar during a round of shuttle diplomacy aimed at ending a diplomatic crisis in the Gulf

- The Globe and Mail - CA

Positive steps towards resolving Qatar crisis outlined

- Today.Az - AZ

U.S. to deploy officials in Qatar in counter-terrorism accord

Qatar signs accord with U.S.

- The Daily Star - LB

Saudi lets Qataris go on hajj, despite diplomatic row

Saudi Arabia said Thursday that Qataris wanting to perform this year's hajj will be authorised to enter the kingdom for the pilgrimage, despite a diplomatic spat between the two countries.

- The Daily Star - LB

Positive steps towards resolving Qatar crisis outlined

Positive steps to resolve the Gulf crisis can be observed as Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan plans to visit the regional countries and Saudi-led block drops some of the requirements for Qatar to comply with.

- AzerNews - AZ

Qatar helped Al Qaida target UAE troops in Yemen: diplomat

UAE has evidence that Doha supported other terror groups in Libya and Syria, envoy tells BBC

- GulfNews - AE

Saudi lets Qataris go on hajj, despite diplomatic row

Qatari pilgrims must use airlines which have agreement with Saudi authorities, says hajj ministry The post Saudi lets Qataris go on hajj, despite diplomatic row appeared first on The Express Tribune.

- The Express Tribune - PK

Qatar says cyberattack 'originated from the UAE'

Interior ministry officials say the planning and the hacking of the state media started as early as April.

- Al Jazeera - QA

Qatar crisis strains Saudi-led Arab alliance in Yemen war | Reuters

The post Qatar crisis strains Saudi-led Arab alliance in Yemen war | Reuters appeared first on Firstpost.

- Firstpost - IN

U.S. to deploy officials in Qatar in counter-terrorism accord: sources

DOHA/DUBAI - The United States will post officials at the Qatari state prosecutor's office as part of a Qatari-U.S. agreement signed this month to fight the financing of terrorism, people familiar with the matter said.

- Reuters - US

Qatar crisis strains Saudi-led Arab alliance in Yemen war

DUBAI - A crisis between Qatar and four Arab countries is straining a Saudi-led coalition backing Yemen's government in a two-year war against Iranian-aligned Houthis and slowing the alliance's military advances.

- Reuters - US

The embargo of Qatar is hurting foreign workers more than Qatari citizens

When Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates led the imposition of a political and economic blockade on Qatar last month, there were immediate, far-reaching consequences: Flights were canceled and rerouted, Qatari citizens were expelled from other Arab states of the Persian Gulf, shipping routes were closed and airspace ...

- Stars and Stripes - US

U.S. to deploy officials in Qatar in counter-terrorism accord, sources say

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson reached the deal with Qatar during a round of shuttle diplomacy aimed at ending a diplomatic crisis in the Gulf

- The Globe and Mail - CA

Qatar Foreign Minister in China After Visit by UAE Official

Qatar's foreign minister is visiting Beijing a day after his Chinese counterpart told a top official from the United Arab Emirates that China hoped the rift between the Gulf countries could be repaired. China's foreign ministry says Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al Thani was to meet Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi on ...

- Voice of America - US

Changes proposed for staging of African Cup of Nations

The African Cup might be going out of Africa.The United States, China or Qatar could be asked to host the African Cup of Nations in ...

- The Japan Times - JP

The Qatar crisis, the deep state, and a mysterious leak

The latest in the seemingly endless series of Middle Eastern conflicts has just taken another turn. But for Americans, what's happening overseas may be less important than the way the ongoing conflict is playing out in the American press. Back on May 24, the Qatar News Agency broadcast a news story in which the Qatari emir ...

- The Week - US

Qatar foreign minister in China after visit by UAE official

Qatar's foreign minister is visiting Beijing a day after his Chinese counterpart told a top official from the United Arab Emirates that China hoped the rift between the Gulf countries could be repaired.

- FOX News - US

Panamagate case: SC judges question Sharif children's lawyer on Qatari letters

Qatari letters Additional documents given as evidence 'Show us the money trail' As Salman Akram Raja, the lawyer representing Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's children in the Panamagate case, began his arguments before the Supreme Court on Thursday, the judges expressed their displeasure over the media trial' being conducted ...

- DAWN - PK

The embargo of Qatar is hurting foreign workers more than Qatari citizens

Qatar's huge foreign workforce is vulnerable to exploitation even in the best of times.

- Washington Post - US

Qatar's US ambassador: We can live under Arab embargo 'forever'

Qatar's ambassador to the United States has called for an end to the ongoing "blockade" of his country by a coalition of Arab states, while defiantly stating they could live under the embargo indefinitely.

- CNN Top Stories - US

US praises Qatar's role in fight against 'terrorism'

State Department's annual country report also says Doha made 'significant progress' in combating 'terrorist' financing.

- Al Jazeera - QA

Tunisia bans Wonder Woman after al-Chaab complaint

Tunisia joins Lebanon and Qatar in banning US blockbuster featuring a former soldier with the Israeli army at its helm.

- Al Jazeera - QA

Qatar faults 'disorganised' conduct by Saudi-led group

Qatari official says four countries imposing illegal blockade on Doha regularly issue conflicting statements.

- Al Jazeera - QA

Tunisia bans Wonder Woman after Al-Chaab complaint

Tunisia joins Lebanon and Qatar in banning US blockbuster featuring a former soldier with the Israeli army at its helm.

- Al Jazeera - QA

The Qatar Blockade Is Threatening The OPEC Deal

The blockade of Qatar could persist for quite a long time, according to the foreign minister of the UAE, who insisted that the Gulf States that have imposed the punitive barricade are not looking for a quick fix.' The UAE Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Anwar Gargash told Bloomberg earlier this week that the blockade ...

- OilPrice.com - US

Saudi-Led Bloc Eases Up On Qatari Demands

Diplomats from the four Arab countries that are leading the boycott against Qatar have signaled that the Saudi-led bloc is no longer demanding that Qatar comply with a list of 13 demands that many analysts and politicians have said are too draconian for the tiny gas-rich nation to agree to meet. Diplomats from Saudi Arabia, ...

- OilPrice.com - US

Lobbyists cash in on dispute between Qatar, Saudi Arabia

Both sides hope to head off any punitive measures from Washington while seeking favorable terms in any American-brokered settlement.

- POLITICO - US

US praises Qatar's role in fight against 'terrorism'

State Department's annual country report also says Doha made 'significant progress' in combatting terrorist financing.

- Al Jazeera - QA

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