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Qatar issue: Demands by Arab states unlawful, says Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan

Qatar issue: Demands by Arab states unlawful, says Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan

President Tayyip Erdogan on Sunday dismissed calls for Turkey to close a military base in Qatar.

Turkey President Tayyip Erdogan says Arab demands on Qatar unlawful

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.

UAE's  Anwar Gargash says alternative to Qatar demands is "not escalation but parting ways"

UAE's Anwar Gargash says alternative to Qatar demands is "not escalation but parting ways"

UAE Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Anwar Gargash told reporters that diplomacy, however, was still a priority.

 

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.

Al Jazeera says its Arabic channel Twitter account suspended

Pan-Arab satellite network Al Jazeera said on Saturday the Twitter account for its main Arabic language channel had been suspended and that it was working to get it back.

Germany calls for diplomacy to resolve Qatar crisis, end blockade

Germany calls for diplomacy to resolve Qatar crisis, end blockade

Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Egypt and Bahrain cut ties with Qatar this week over its alleged support of terrorism, a charge Qatar dismissed on Friday as baseless.
 

Turkey's Tayyip Erdogan approves troop deployment to Qatar

Turkey's Tayyip Erdogan approves troop deployment to Qatar

President Tayyip Erdogan has approved legislation on deploying Turkish troops in Qatar, signalling support for the Gulf state as it faces isolation imposed by fellow Arab states over its alleged support for terrorism.

 

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.

Syrian opposition urges Arab states to cut Iran ties

Syria`s political opposition in exile urged all Arab countries on Monday to sever diplomatic ties with Iran after Saudi Arabia, a strong supporter of the Syrian opposition, cut relations with Tehran.

Draft Arab UNESCO resolution on Al-Aqsa draws Israel ire

A group of Arab states has angered Israel by submitting a draft resolution to the UN cultural body stating that Jerusalem's Western Wall -- the holiest site at which Jews can pray -- is an "integral part" of the Al-Aqsa mosque compound.

Foreign investment in Arab states rises despite unrest

Arab states attracted FDI worth USD 47.1 billion in 2012 compared with USD 42.9 billion the previous year, the Arab Investment and Export Credit Guarantee Corp said in its annual report.