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US faces historic setback in the Middle East

Posted by seumasach on June 24, 2017



Indian Punchline

23rd June, 2017

The bloc of four Arab countries led by Saudi Arabia that imposed an embargo against Qatar on June 5 has finally presented their charter of demands. An AP dispatch, here, lists the 13 demands. The most striking demands include Doha reducing ties with Iran, severing relationships with Hezbollah and the Muslim Brotherhood, closing a Turkish military base in the country, and shuttering state broadcaster Al Jazeera and several news outlets.

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Arab states withdraw ambassadors from Qatar

Posted by seumasach on March 10, 2014

Arab states withdraw ambassadors from Qatar in protest at ‘interference’


5th March, 2014

In a rare public spat that has highlighted deep political divisions in the Gulf, Saudi ArabiaBahrain and the United Arab Emirates have all withdrawn their ambassadors from Qatar in protest at Doha’s “interference in their internal affairs”.

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Ukraine and Qatar: Bacon for Gas

Posted by seumasach on November 28, 2012

One of the reasons why the Emir of Qatar wants to destroy Syria

Syrian News

28th November, 2012

The news about the visit of the Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych to Qatar was quite predictable – already in May of this year, there were agreements on reciprocal trade between the two countries.

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Did Qatar’s Sheik betray his Arab fellows to Israel ?

Posted by seumasach on November 17, 2012

Qatari emir’s visit was Israel’s plot to locate Hamas leaders !

National Turk

17th November, 2012

Gaza Strip / NationalTurk – Fars news agency, Iran’s state news agency claimed openly that the emir of Qatar, King Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani is working for Israel and helped Israel kiling Hamas leaders with recent Gaza Strip airstrikes.

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Qatar: Rich and dangerous

Posted by seumasach on September 30, 2012

World Mathaba

28th September, 2012

The first concern of the Emir of Qatar is the prosperity and security of the tiny kingdom. To achieve that, he knows no limits.

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SANA: Syrian fighting filmed in Qatar

Posted by seumasach on July 19, 2012

SANA: Los combates en Siria se graban en Qatar. En cercanías de Doha se preparan decorados que simulan ser edificios gubernamentales sirios para rodar filmar falsos enfrentamientos


19th July, 2012

En las afueras de Doha, la capital de Qatar, se preparan los decorados que imitan plazas y edificios gubernamentales de Damasco, Alepo y Latakia, según denuncia la agencia siria de noticias SANA.

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Failed Qatari coup attempt in Kuwait

Posted by seumasach on May 10, 2012


9th May, 2012

Kuwaiti police arrested a group of Qatari agents charged for overthrowing Emir Al-Sabah IV.

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The rise of Qatar and the fall of Gaddafi

Posted by seumasach on November 29, 2011

Sergei Balmasov


29th November, 2011

The year 2011 can be called “the year of Qatar.” The events in Syria and Libya are particularly clear demonstration of the emergence of new regional powers, whose names until recently were not familiar to ordinary people.

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