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December 6, 2018 6:37 AM UAE says Gulf Arab bloc still strong despite Qatar row

DUBAI (Reuters) - The United Arab Emirates said on Thursday the Gulf Cooperation Council remained valid despite a bitter row with Qatar that has fractured the bloc ahead of an annual summit next week. Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Bahrain and non-GCC member Egypt have imposed a diplomatic and economic boycott on Qatar since June 2017 over allegations Doha supports 109

December 4, 2018 2:59 AM Trump tells Pakistan Taliban talks help fundamental to 'enduring' ties

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump has asked for Pakistan’s help with faltering Afghan peace talks in a letter to new Prime Minister Imran Khan in which he made clear that Islamabad’s assistance was “fundamental” to the health of the two countries’ strained relationship, a senior Trump administration official said. The U.S. president 108

December 3, 2018 4:49 PM Iran says OPEC members who increased output should take lead on cuts

LONDON (Reuters) - Qatar’s decision to quit OPEC shows the frustration of small producers at the dominant role of a Saudi and Russia-led panel, a top Iranian official said, adding that any supply cuts should come only from countries that had increased output. The comments underline tensions within the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries 94

December 1, 2018 8:02 PM Saudi Crown Prince to visit Algeria after G20 summit

ALGIERS (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman will arrive in Algeria on Sunday for a two-day visit, Algerian state news agency APS said, resuming his tour of Arab countries after the G20 summit in Argentina. Before the G20 summit the heir to the throne of the world’s top oil exporter visited the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, Egypt 105

November 28, 2018 1:28 AM Tunisians stage first Arab protests against visiting Saudi crown prince

TUNIS (Reuters) - Hundreds of Tunisians staged the first protests of the Arab world against Saudi Arabia’s crown prince as he arrived on a visit on Tuesday, denouncing him as a murderer involved in the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi. The protests were a rare occurrence for Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, the kingdom’s de facto ruler who faces 119

November 26, 2018 4:16 PM Qatar expects to receive six F-15 fighter jets from U.S. by March 2021

DOHA (Reuters) - Qatar expects six F-15 warplanes to be delivered to its air force by March 2021, a military official said on Monday, the first batch of 36 it agreed to buy from the United States last year for $12 billion. Brigadier General Issa al-Mahannadi told reporters at the Al Udeid air base in Qatar that a further six F-15s would be dispatched 101

November 14, 2018 8:46 PM Qatar's Akram Afif scores as 2022 World Cup hosts stun Switzerland

Qatar pulled off one of the most impressive results in their history when they won 1-0 away to Switzerland in a friendly on Wednesday. Qatar, ranked 96th in the world, snatched the win after Akram Afif broke away and rounded Yvon Mvogo to score the only goal in the 86th minute of a lacklustre match played in front of a paltry 4,000 crowd. The Swiss twice 66

November 13, 2018 11:10 AM Airline Excellence Awards 2018: Which carrier comes out on top?

One airline has literally gone to great lengths to prove it's the best in the past 12 months, and it appears to have paid off. Singapore Airlines, which in October triumphantly relaunched the world's longest nonstop scheduled passenger service, flying from Singapore to New York, has now capped a successful year with a new accolade. The carrier has pipped 84

November 5, 2018 1:10 PM Taliban officials say they will attend Moscow peace talks

PESHAWAR, Pakistan (Reuters) - The Afghan Taliban will join multilateral peace talks hosted by Russia on Friday, senior Taliban officials said on Tuesday, after the United States and Afghanistan turned down their invitations. But Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid said they had not formally agreed to take part. Russia invited 12 countries and the Taliban 83

November 3, 2018 5:25 PM Simone Biles wraps up remarkable worlds with fourth gold medal

DOHA, Qatar -- Simone Biles is heading home with a fistful of gold medals. The American star won the floor exercise at the world gymnastics championships Saturday and added a bronze on balance beam to wrap up a remarkable meet in which she competed while battling a kidney stone. The Olympic champion won six medals at the Aspire Dome, including gold in the team final 65