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Thousands of North Korean labourers in US-allied Gulf nations

Across the Gulf, some 6,000 North Koreans work, two officials familiar with Pyongyang's tactics told the AP, including 2,500 in Kuwait, as many as 1,500 in the UAE and 2,000 in Qatar.

Kuwait tells Iranian embassy to cut staff after spy case

Last year Kuwait convicted 23 men - one Iranian and the rest Kuwaiti - of spying for Iran and Lebanese Shi`ite Muslim group Hezbollah after a cache of guns and explosives were discovered in a raid of the so-called "Abdali cell" in 2015.

US, Qatar sign agreement against financing terrorism

US, Qatar sign agreement against financing terrorism

In live footage, Rex Tillerson and Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al Thani signed the pact, which they had been working on for a year, Tillerson explained, Efe news reported.


Kuwait, US, Britain call for rapid solution of Qatari crisis

Kuwait, the US and Britain have called for "a rapid end" to the crisis between Qatar and its Arab neighbours through dialogue, the media reported on Tuesday.

Rex Tillerson to visit Gulf for talks on Qatar crisis

Rex Tillerson to visit Gulf for talks on Qatar crisis

Tillerson's trip appeared aimed at finding a breakthrough in the crisis over sanctions imposed on Qatar by Saudi Arabia and its allies.


United States laptop ban lifted on Royal Jordanian

Royal Jordanian operates 16 weekly non-stop flights to three US cities: daily flights to Chicago and New York, and two weekly flights to Detroit.


US set to lift electronics ban on flights from Istanbul

Turkey started using US-manufactured tomography machines for luggage scan on a test basis in June end, Xinhua news agency reported.

Qatar says Arab demands 'made to be rejected'

"This list of demands is made to be rejected," Qatar's Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al-Thani said, referring to 13 demands placed on Doha by Saudi Arabia and its allies as the price for lifting an almost month-long "blockade" on Qatar.

Qatar slams Saudi Arabia's refusal to negotiate

Speaking from Washington, where he held talks with US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Tuesday, Qatari Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al-Thani said the Saudi position was unacceptable.

Qatar says Saudi-led demands not 'reasonable'

Qatar says Saudi-led demands not 'reasonable'

Saudi Arabia and its allies have put enormous pressure on Qatar to meet their demands.

Kuwait commutes death sentence of 'pro-Iran cell leader'

Kuwait's Supreme Court on Sunday reduced the death sentence of a Shiite citizen convicted of forming a pro-Iranian cell and of plotting attacks to life in prison.

Turkish Finance Minister holds talks in Kuwait over Gulf crisis

Saudi Arabia, the UAE and Bahrain broke off relations with Qatar on June 5, accusing it of supporting "terrorism".

Indian woman stabbed to death in Kuwait

The officers found the body in a pool of blood with stab wounds and furniture scattered all over the place.

Nawaz Sharif may visit Qatar, Kuwait to ease diplomatic tension

Pakistan shares "good" ties with all Gulf countries and has been asked by the country's parliament to stay neutral in the crisis, while trying to resolve it.

Qatar vows no surrender in Gulf crisis as US, Kuwait seek solution

Qatar vowed on Thursday to ride out the isolation imposed on it by fellow Arab states over its alleged support for terrorism and said it would not compromise its sovereignty over foreign policy to resolve the region`s biggest diplomatic crisis in years.

Kuwait's emir meets with Qatari leader amid diplomatic rift

Sheikh Sabah earlier yesterday travelled to Dubai where he met with Abu Dhabi's Crown Prince Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan and Dubai's ruler Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, who also serves as prime minister and vice president of the UAE.

Kuwait offers to mediate in Qatar crisis

Kuwait has offered to mediate in the crisis between Qatar and its estranged Arab neighbours, a media report said on Tuesday.

Qatar says Kuwait trying to mediate, solve diplomatic rift

Qatar says Kuwait trying to mediate, solve diplomatic rift

Qatar Airways, one of the region's major long-haul carriers, has suspended all flights to Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Egypt and Bahrain until further notice.

How the 1967 Arab-Israeli war began

The Arab-Israeli Six-Day War erupted early on Monday, June 5, 1967, a morning that saw heavy Israeli bombing of Egyptian air bases near Cairo and in the Suez desert.

US and six Gulf countries join hands to curb terror financing

US, six Gulf countries have joined hands to curb terror organisations like Lashkar-e-Taiba, Haqqani network and the Taliban.