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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.

 

Jun 24, 2017, 16:04 PM IST

UAE warns Qatar to take neighbours` demands `seriously`

The demands have not been officially unveiled but Doha-based Al-Jazeera news channel said overnight Thursday they were handed to Qatar by Kuwait, which is mediating in the crisis.
 

Jun 23, 2017, 17:41 PM IST
Egypt forward Mohamed Salah joins Liverpool from AS Roma

Egypt forward Mohamed Salah joins Liverpool from AS Roma

He will hope to join a list of former Chelsea players, including Manchester United`s Juan Mata, Manchester City`s Kevin De Bruyne and Everton`s Romelu Lukaku, who have prospered after leaving Stamford Bridge.

Jun 23, 2017, 15:06 PM IST
Egypt to extend state of emergency for three months

Egypt to extend state of emergency for three months

The state of emergency, which would have expired at the end of June, has been extended by three months, cabinet statement showed, meaning it will now last at least until the end of September.

Jun 22, 2017, 22:03 PM IST

Egypt census workers detect another baby boom

Family planning efforts have lapsed over the past decade, particularly during the chaotic years following the 2011 uprising that toppled Hosni Mubarak.

Jun 22, 2017, 14:19 PM IST

Egypt delivers fuel to ease Gaza electricity crisis

Egypt began on Wednesday to deliver a million litres of fuel to Gaza, a Palestinian official said, in an attempt to ease the Palestinian enclave`s desperate electricity crisis.

Jun 21, 2017, 16:23 PM IST

Egypt's constitutional court temporarily halts all verdicts on islands transfer deal: State Media

The ruling came a week after Egypt's parliament backed plans to hand over two uninhabited Red Sea islands to Saudi Arabia under an accord that has attracted widespread public criticism.

Jun 21, 2017, 15:43 PM IST
Qatar says it will not negotiate unless neighbours lift ''blockade''

Qatar says it will not negotiate unless neighbours lift ''blockade''

Qatar has denied accusations by its neighbours that it funds terrorism, foments regional instability or has cosied up to their enemy Iran. 
 

Jun 20, 2017, 09:39 AM IST

Saudi Arabia says it does not need Turkish military base

Saudi Arabia said Saturday a Turkish military base similar to that built in neighbouring Qatar would not be welcome in the kingdom, insisting it is "not needed".

Jun 17, 2017, 18:22 PM IST
31 Egyptians get death sentence for killing top prosecutor

31 Egyptians get death sentence for killing top prosecutor

The ruling is set to be sent to the Egyptian Mufti, an Islamic scholar and legal expert, although his opinion is non-binding.

Jun 17, 2017, 18:19 PM IST

Egyptian court recommends death penalty for 31 over assassination of prosecutor

Public Prosecutor Hisham Barakat was killed in a car bomb attack on his convoy in Cairo, an operation for which Egypt blamed the Muslim Brotherhood and Gaza-based Hamas militants.

Jun 17, 2017, 15:16 PM IST

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".

Jun 15, 2017, 19:06 PM IST

Egypt's Parliament approves Red Sea islands transfer to Saudi Arabia

 Egypt`s Parliament on Wednesday backed plans to hand over two uninhabited Red Sea islands to Saudi Arabia under an agreement that has attracted widespread public criticism.

Jun 14, 2017, 20:46 PM IST

Qatar Airways says service 'unaffected' by Gulf ban

Qatar Airways said on Wednesday that it was largely unaffected by the decision of several Arab countries to ban the Doha-based carrier from using their airspace.

Jun 14, 2017, 19:18 PM IST
Businessman plans to airlift 4,000 cows to Qatar, says 'this is the time to work for country'

Businessman plans to airlift 4,000 cows to Qatar, says 'this is the time to work for country'

To meet the dairy products demand in his country, a Qatari business man has decided to airlift 4,000 cows from Australia and the US to the Gulf desert.

Jun 13, 2017, 15:13 PM IST

Israel to reduce Gaza power, feeding fears of unrest

The move has raised fears of a new upsurge in violence, with Israel and Palestinian militants in Gaza having fought three wars since 2008.

Jun 13, 2017, 00:00 AM IST
Saudi Prince lost more than $350 mn, five wives in gambling at Egypt’s casino...REALLY!

Saudi Prince lost more than $350 mn, five wives in gambling at Egypt’s casino...REALLY!

The article claimed the Prince had an “incredible losing streak” over a six-hour gambling spree at the Sinai Grand Casino in Egypt’s Sharm El Sheik resort zone.

Jun 12, 2017, 16:41 PM IST
Pakistan denies reports of troops deployed in Qatar

Pakistan denies reports of troops deployed in Qatar

Bahrain, Egypt, Saudi Arabia and the UAE have cut ties with Qatar, accusing their former Gulf Cooperation Council ally of supporting extremist groups.

Jun 11, 2017, 16:27 PM IST
Qatar crisis issue may turn to global problem: Turkish PM  Binali Yildirim

Qatar crisis issue may turn to global problem: Turkish PM Binali Yildirim

Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim has said that the Qatar issue might soon turn into a global problem if the tension in the gulf region increases

Jun 11, 2017, 13:29 PM IST
Russia calls for dialogue in Qatar crisis

Russia calls for dialogue in Qatar crisis

"We cannot be happy in a situation when the relations between our partners are worsening. We are in favour of resolving any disagreements through dialogue." said Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov.

Jun 10, 2017, 18:30 PM IST