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Bahrain Stops Issuing New Visas For Qatari Nationals

Bahrain's interior ministry said on Tuesday that it would stop issuing new visas to Qatari nationals, escalating measures against Qatar more than a year into a diplomatic row. The statement, carrie...

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Lira crisis: Qatar comes to rescue as Turkey aims to avert financial plight

Read more about Lira crisis: Qatar comes to rescue as Turkey aims to avert financial plight on Business Standard. An escalating dispute over US pastor Andrew Brunson's continued detention has roile...

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Qatar accuses Saudi Arabia of blocking Hajj access to its residents amid diplomatic row; Riyadh d...

Qatar and Saudi Arabia have been locked in a political feud for more than a year, but Riyadh made an exception for its boycott for the Hajj pilgrimage.

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Saudi Accused Of Blocking Hajj Access To Qatar Citizens

Qatar today said its citizens were unable to take part in the annual hajj pilgrimage to Saudi Arabia as the two countries remain bitterly locked in a diplomatic dispute. "There is no chance this ye...

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Saudi Barring Haj Pilgrims, Says Qatar. "Don't Politcise", Replies Riyadh

Qatar has accused Saudi Arabia of barring its citizens from this year's haj, something Riyadh denies, saying a diplomatic dispute is not stopping Qataris from making the pilgrimage to Mecca.

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Recep Tayyip Erdogan moves to boost economic ties with Europe, Middle East

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan moved to shore up alliances in Europe and the Middle East, easing pressure on the battered lira, as the stand-off between Turkey and the US deepened. Efforts ...

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Qatar ( or ; ' ; local vernacular pronunciation: , officially the State of Qatar ( '), is a sovereign Arab state, located in Western Asia, occupying the small Qatar Peninsula on the northeasterly coast of the much larger Arabian Peninsula.