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Gulf Arab leaders sign declaration to ease rift with Qatar
Middle East

Gulf Arab leaders sign declaration to ease rift with Qatar

AL-ULA, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Gulf Arab leaders signed a declaration Tuesday to ease a rift with Qatar, following Saudi…
Trump senior aide Kushner and team heading to Saudi Arabia, Qatar
Middle East

Trump senior aide Kushner and team heading to Saudi Arabia, Qatar

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – White House senior adviser Jared Kushner and his team are headed to Saudi Arabia and Qatar this…
6 Gulf Arab countries back extending UN arms embargo on Iran
Middle East

6 Gulf Arab countries back extending UN arms embargo on Iran

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A six-nation bloc of Gulf Arab nations torn apart by internal strife endorsed an…
Gulf economies seen shrinking sharply in 2020, to pick up in 2021: Reuters poll
Middle East

Gulf economies seen shrinking sharply in 2020, to pick up in 2021: Reuters poll

DUBAI (Reuters) — Economic activity in the Gulf will contract sharply this year before recovering in 2021, hit by the…
Virus-hit Gulf has little room to boost revenue after oil price shock
Business

Virus-hit Gulf has little room to boost revenue after oil price shock

DUBAI (Reuters) — The coronavirus outbreak and plunging crude prices are a double blow that leaves Gulf Arab governments with…
Saudi Arabia restricts movement, other Gulf states limit entry as coronavirus spreads
Middle East

Saudi Arabia restricts movement, other Gulf states limit entry as coronavirus spreads

RIYADH/DUBAI (Reuters) – Saudi Arabia closed public spaces on Sunday and announced a pause in most government operations while Qatar…
Qatar emir not attending annual Gulf summit in Saudi Arabia
Middle East

Qatar emir not attending annual Gulf summit in Saudi Arabia

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Qatar’s ruling emir is not attending the annual summit of Arab Gulf states being held…
Gulf feud hits new low with proposal to make Qatar an island
Middle East

Gulf feud hits new low with proposal to make Qatar an island

Saudi Arabia could consider a proposal to dig a maritime canal along the kingdom’s border with Qatar, turning the peninsula-nation…
Trump talks to leaders of Qatar and Saudi Arabia about feud
Middle East

Trump talks to leaders of Qatar and Saudi Arabia about feud

President Donald Trump had separate phone conversations with two leaders of nations in the Persian Gulf region, discussing the ongoing…
Egypt, Gulf countries perform joint military training in Saudi Arabia
Egypt

Egypt, Gulf countries perform joint military training in Saudi Arabia

Egyptian Armed Forces personnel headed on Monday to participate in a joint military exercise with the armed forces of the…
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