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Barzani sends his family and relatives to the UAE to save them from possible danger

Trump-Netanyahu threaten WWIII at UN

North Korea Threatens Potential Hydrogen Bomb Test Over Pacific

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Allowed to lead: Nawaz Sharif’s successful backdoor deal

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Is Pakistan trying to get rid of Islamic military alliance?

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The secret behind Tunisians and Moroccans eating donkey meat

Syrian activist and daughter ‘assassinated’ in Turkey

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Britain to stop military cooperation with Burma army

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Muharram Security Challenge: How to foil Takfiri’s nefarious designs?

Pakistan-Turkey-Iran against military solution to Afghanistan

Is Abbas ready to end his punishment of Gaza?

Kuwait ready to commence Yemen peace talks

Donald Trump : A president or a goon?

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UAE and Saudi Arabia to normalize their secret relations with Israel

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Defying Courts: What is next for Nawaz Sharif?

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UAE ambassador to Ankara threatens Turkey to close down its embassy

Saudi Arabia's king-in-waiting cements grip on power with charm and crackdowns

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Has Trump become a leader of Arab nationalism?

1396/6/26 | 02:38
  The developments of the crisis with Qatar have revealed the depth of the abyss the entire Arab world is descending into.   New aspects and dimensions are being added to it daily. Since this crisis, which surprised the GCC, the only fort left of the crumbling Arab system, has gone on for more than three months; it seems that it is heading for more complications and escalations rather than towards resolution. This raises fears of the Arab world growing gradually closer to the moment it hits the bottom of the abyss.   Perhaps the strangest ...

UAE: Saudi Arabia was going to launch military attack on Qatar

1396/6/26 | 02:38
  Saudi Arabia was preparing for a military attack on its neighbour Qatar, leaked emails dated May 2017 appear to show.   The emails between UAE Ambassador in Washington, Yousef Al-Otaiba, and US diplomat Elliott Abrams in May 2017 claim that Saudi came close to “conquering” Qatar and this would “solve everyone’s problems”, according to the Emirati official.   Al-Otaiba added that deceased Saudi monarch King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz “came pretty close to doing something in Qatar” a few months before his death in January 2015.   Abrams ...

Saudis Arrest Key Dissidents Amid Rumors of King’s Abdication

1396/6/22 | 02:38
Saudi Arabian security forces have begun a campaign of arresting high-profile opposition figures, including high-profile clerics Sheikh Salman al-Awdah, and Awad al-Qarni. The clerics were believed to have been arrested primarily for publicly advocating Saudi rapprochement with Qatar.     Both clerics are also seen as opponents of the Saudi royal family. Such detentions are expected to continue throughout the week, as a major rally against the royal family is reportedly planned for Friday, and which is expected to be an unusually large ...

Qatar needs Jews on its side

1396/6/20 | 02:38
  O’Dwyer, PR magazine reported that Qatar has retained the services of an American Jew public relations firm Stonington Strategy, to lobby for Qatari interests as result of the siege of the oil-rich Sheikhdom by Saudi Arabi and its regional clients.     Qatar government has agreed to pay US$50,000 per month to Canadian-born Jew millionaire Nicholas David Muzin, a Republican political strategist, founded the Stonington Strategy. The firm provided PR services to a number of pro-Israel Republican and Democrat politician ...

Saudi 'suspends' planned talks with Qatar minutes after rulers’ contact

1396/6/19 | 02:38
  Saudi Arabia has suspended plans to hold talks with Qatar on how to resolve the ongoing crisis between Doha and four Arab states minutes after the Saudi crown prince and the Qatari ruler discussed the planned negotiations during a phone call. On Friday, Qatari Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani called Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, expressing his willingness to hold dialogue over the demands of the four Arab states from Doha. During the phone conversation, both leaders stressed the need to resolve the crisis through dialogue. "During ...

Iran land route drastically cuts transportation time, cost to Qatar

1396/6/17 | 02:38
  A land route from Turkey to Qatar via Iran is now operational, with 200 trucks of food having already arrived in the Persian Gulf peninsula.   The trucks carrying milk, fruits, vegetables, grains and other food products made the journey from the Turkish city of Mardin to the Iranian port of Bushehr in the Persian Gulf from where they were carried by Ro-Ro ships to the Qatari port of Ruwais.     Qatar is under a blockade by Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Bahrain and Egypt which cut trade and transport links with Doha in June ...

UAE financially supports hacking Qatari news agency plot

1396/6/12 | 02:38
Turkish ambassador to Tunisia Omer Faruk Dogan stressed that Turkey will hand over the five people detained for hacking a Qatari news agency to the Qatari brotherly government.   He added these detainees have confessed that each of them received $ 50,000 from UAE Ambassador to Ankara to hack the Qatar News Agency (QANA) in order to publish the false news quoting from the Qatari emir. Turkish ambassador to Tunisia also stated: “they said that they were unaware of UAE and Saudi Arabia’s plot for putting Qatar under pressure, harming ...

Is Pakistan seeking Qatar as potential alternate to Saudia?

1396/6/9 | 02:38
Qatar has introduced a visa-on-arrival facility for Pakistani passport holders, according to the Qatar Airways website's visa information page.       Qatar Airways is state-owned and the national flag carrier of the country. It is unclear when the rules for Pakistani passport holders were revised by Qatari authorities.     According to Qatar Airways, Pakistani nationals can obtain a visa on arrival for a maximum stay of 30 days under the new rules. They can also apply to extend their stay by another 30 days.     The ...

Qatar says its ambassador to return to Iran

1396/6/3 | 02:38
Qatar said on Wednesday it decided to return its ambassador to Tehran, more than 20 months after he was recalled in protest over the ransacking of Saudi Arabia’s missions in Iran by demonstrators angry at Riyadh’s execution of a Shi’ite Muslim cleric.     The Qatari decision comes amidst a row between Doha and fellow Gulf Cooperation Council members Saudi Arabia, Bahrain and the United Arab Emirates, which together with Egypt accuse Qatar of supporting terrorism, a charge it denies.     “Qatar announced that ...

Qatar 'Looking for a Defense Cooperation' With Russia Amid Gulf Row

1396/6/2 | 02:38
  Qatar is interested in cooperation with Russia in the defense sector, especially in modern Russian technologies, Qatari Defense Minister Khalid bin Mohammad Al Attiyah said Wednesday. The minister stressed Doha would like to purchase Russian technologies for production of air defense systems. Qatar has repeatedly turned to Russia amid its standoff with the Arab countries countries since. In June Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain and Egypt cut off diplomatic relations with Qatar, accusing it of supporting ...

Saudi Arabia claims Qatar blocking flights to Mecca

1396/5/30 | 02:38
Saudi Arabia has claimed that Qatar is stopping its planes from landing in Doha to take pilgrims to Mecca. Last week, Riyadh announced that it would open its borders with Qatar to allow Muslim pilgrims' access to Mecca to observe their Hajj rituals. At the time Qatar hailed the move, but stressed that it was politically motivated and voiced concerns about the safety of its citizens in Saudi Arabia during the annual Hajj pilgrimage. The announcement was made some time after the kingdom along with several of its allies cut all ties with Doha ...

Changing face of Syrian war: Saudi-Qatar row proves a big blow for terrorists

1396/5/28 | 02:38
Russia deployed its military police in the Eastern Ghouta area east of Damascus last month to try to enforce a de-escalation zone it said it had agreed with the Syrian opposition.   The Syrian military declared a cessation of hostilities on Saturday in the rebel-controlled region near the capital.   The agreement basically ends the fighting in the war-torn countryside of the Syrian capital, lifts a four-year siege and pardons the rebels, but it also keeps the entire territory firmly in the hands of Damascus. All rebel hopes of ...

Qatar worried about pilgrims’ safety in Saudi Arabia: FM

1396/5/28 | 02:38
Qatari Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman al-Thani says his country is concerned about the safety of its citizens in Saudi Arabia during the annual Hajj pilgrimage after Riyadh’s move to reopen its border with Doha. Speaking at a news conference during his visit to Norway, Thani said Saudi authorities have not yet responded to queries from Qatar’s Ministry of Islamic Affairs regarding the security of Qatari citizens during the Hajj rituals. “The level of tension between the two nations, the language and the tone of the Saudi ...

Saudi-led siege can’t bring Qatar to its knees: Senior official

1396/5/25 | 02:38
  An adviser to Qatar’s foreign minister says the Saudi-led quartet of boycotters has failed to bring his country to its knees, adding that Riyadh’s anti-Doha “smear campaign’ is only reminiscent of the kingdom’s own ideological support for the Daesh Takfiri terror group. Mutlaq Majed al-Qahtani, the Qatari foreign minister’s special envoy for counterterrorism and mediation, made the comments in an opinion piece titled “Qatar Will Not Be Intimidated,” which was recently published in The Wall Street Journal. Saudi Arabia, ...

Saudi Arabia’s forgotten war strikes back

1396/5/20 | 02:38
The full implications of Saudi Arabia’s three-months old siege of the Qatif town of Awamiyah are only just beginning to emerge. Pictures depicting wholesale destruction and civil war-like conditions in the Shia-majority town speak to the intensity of the fighting. But more importantly, they provide a hint as to the nature of the threat facing the Saudi authorities. The Shia-majority Qatif governorate and the broader Eastern province within which it is situated has long been regarded as potentially hostile to the ruling Al-Sauds. The ...

How Turkey looks at Qatar-Arab crisis from strategic viewpoint?

1396/5/18 | 02:38
  Qatar is Turkey's key ally in the Persian Gulf region as the two countries enjoy close political, military, and economic relationship.     When the Saudi-led Arab regimes in early June abruptly severed diplomatic ties and fueled a diplomatic crisis with Qatar, Doha and Ankara became even more engaged in close relations, making Turkey take huge economic profits from the Arab gaps.     Turkey’s Minister of Customs and Trade Bulent Tufenkci has recently reported that since June 5 that Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Bahrain, ...

New strategy of the American aggression on Yemen

1396/5/13 | 02:38
Today, after the failure of the unjust siege and the punitive American economic measures imposed on Yemen in clear violation of international law, the American initiatives to save the legitimacy of the aggression from falling and defeat in the result of failure on the military fronts, and the result of the chaos and cracks between the militias of aggression.     The movements of Ould Cheikh comes with a clear American payment admitted by the American ambassador Toller also aims to save the Saudi-UAE alliance, which lost many of his ...

Leaks: ‘UAE wanted to host the Taliban’s embassy instead of Qatar’

1396/5/11 | 02:38
  The UAE was vying to open an office for the Taliban in its territories, however the group which governed Afghanistan setup a base in Qatar instead, leaked emails from Emirati Ambassador to the US Yousef Al-Otaibi show.     The revelation, published in the New York Times today, comes at a time when the UAE has accused Qatar of supporting “Islamists” and led a boycott of the small Gulf state. According to the leaks, Al-Otaiba got an “angry phone call” from the UAE Foreign Minister Abdullah Bin Zayed, in which he ...

Hajj management: Why it is mandatory to end Saudi control over Hajj?

1396/5/11 | 02:38
  It has been nearly two months since the Saudia and its allies snapped diplomatic ties with Doha for its alleged support of “terrorism and extremism”.   There seems to be no let-up in the war of words as on Sunday, the Saudi foreign minister was quoted as saying that Qatar’s criticism of Riyadh’s Haj policies was tantamount to “a declaration of war”.   The Saudis accuse Qatar of calling for internationalising the annual pilgrimage; Doha denies this, saying its criticism was directed at Riyadh’s ‘politicisation’ ...

Hajj politics: An old tactics of Saudi monarchy

1396/5/10 | 02:38
The Qatari authorities have accused Saudi Arabia of jeopardising the annual Haj pilgrimage to Makkah of Qatari pilgrims by refusing to guarantee their safety.   Saudi Arabia and its allies have been boycotting Qatar since June 5, accusing it of backing extremist groups and of ties to Shia Iran, in the region's worst diplomatic crisis in years. On July 20, Riyadh said that Qataris wanting to perform this year's Haj would be allowed to enter the kingdom for the pilgrimage, but imposed certain restrictions.     The Saudi Haj ministry ...

Saudi princess slams UAE for alleging Kingdom seeks secularism

1396/5/10 | 02:38
Saudi Arabia Princess, Fahda Bin Saud Bin Abdulaziz, the daughter of former Saudi monarch Al-Saud Bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud, has launched a fierce attack on the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Ambassador to the US, Yousef Al-Otaiba, who recently said that his country seeks “secular governments” in the Middle East in line with Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Bahrain and Jordan. Responding to Al-Otaiba’s remarks, Princess Fahda warned in several tweets published on 30 July, that there is “an obvious conspiracy against Saudi Arabia and the Islamic world,” ...

Four Arab countries say they are ready for Qatar dialogue, with conditions

1396/5/9 | 02:38
  Four Arab countries boycotting Qatar are ready for dialogue to ease the dispute if Doha agrees to certain demands, Bahrain’s foreign minister said on Sunday after a meeting with his counterparts.   “The four countries are ready for dialogue with Qatar with the condition that it announces its sincere willingness to stop funding terrorism and extremism and its commitment to not interfere in other countries’ foreign affairs and respond to the 13 demands,” Sheikh Khalid bin Ahmed al-Khalifa said.     He was speaking ...

Activists warn of UAE conspiracy against Saudi Arabia

1396/5/7 | 02:38
Activists in Saudi Arabia have taken to Twitter to warn that the United Arab Emirates is “conspiring” against the Kingdom. They have launched a campaign following messages posted by Prince Abdul Aziz Bin Fahd, the youngest son of the late King, in which he described Abu Dhabi Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Zayed as “the devil”.     According to one twitter user, the prince’s statement represents the feelings of “more than 90 per cent” of the Saudi people. Another said that Saudi citizens’ positive reaction to the prince’s ...

End of Al Jazeera, a dark day for the Middle East

1396/5/5 | 02:38
On 5 June this year, Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain and Egypt cut diplomatic ties with Qatar.   Among other things, they justified the act based on the state’s alleged support of “terrorist” groups and it’s so called diplomatic sympathies with Iran, all of which Doha denies. Soon after, it emerged that the lifting of sanctions might come at the cost of no fewer than 13 demands, later reduced to six principles. Among the obligations was the closure of all news outlets which are directly and indirectly Qatari ...

Saudi paid $138,000 for anti-Qatar adverts in US

1396/5/4 | 02:38
A Saudi lobbying agency is paying $138,000 for 30-second TV spots for ads in the US accusing Qatar of funding terrorism. Contracts reviewed by Al Jazeera show that the Saudi monarchs are using a public relations company, Saudi American Public Relation Affairs Committee (SAPRAC), to fund advert campaigns against their GCC neighbour. One of the reasons cited by Riyadh in leading the bloc of countries imposing a blockade on Qatar since 5 June is Doha’s alleged support for terrorism. However, they have found it extremely difficult to win ...

Turkish diplomacy ends in Persian Gulf without results

1396/5/4 | 02:38
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has wrapped up a tour of Arab countries involved in a dispute but has failed to help bring the feuding sides closer to one another. Erdogan arrived in Qatar on Monday on the last leg of a tour that had also taken him to Saudi Arabia and Kuwait. In Qatar, he met with Emir Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani in Doha. Qatari state news agency QNA said the two sides discussed joint efforts to combat terrorism and extremism, reviewed defense and economic cooperation, and praised Kuwait’s mediation role in the crisis. During ...

Succumbed to Saudi demands: Qatari Emir Calls for Negotiations to Ease Blockade

1396/5/2 | 02:38
With the four blockading states having pared down their previous list of 13 demands to six general principles, Qatar’s Emir is also expressing an openness to engaging in negotiations aimed at resolving the ongoing diplomatic crisis and return the situation to normal.   The previous 13 demands were clearly far more than Qatar was willing to give up, and the Emir reiterated today that any deal would have to respect Qatari sovereignty, but he apparently does see an opportunity at compromise, something that seemed unlikely before. The ...

Ties with Qatar: Saudi Arabia demands dismissal of more than 50,000 Sudanese workers

1396/5/1 | 02:38
  The Saudi decision is taken on the pretext that Sudan has not broken its ties with Qatar.   Karar al-Tohami, Secretary General of Sudanese Working Abroad, in an interview with “Al-Nahar Egypt” newspaper in reaction to Saudi authorities’ decision to expel 50,000 Sudanese men and women who are working in Saudi capitalists’ homes as manservants and maidservants, said: “The Saudi decision is taken on the pretext that Sudan has not broken its ties with Qatar; it is outside the agreements and pledges between the two countries, ...

Saudia’s next battle ground: Turning Qatar into another Yemen

1396/4/31 | 02:38
  The fierce regional and international race to control Yemen and extend its influence in its vast territory, which is also diverse in its climates and terraces, with many political and intellectual trends, is not new but extends deep in Yemen’s history.     However, there is a new change in the Yemeni scene which is the project against the American project and the guardianship. The emergence of this variable and the fear of its effects outside the Yemeni borders is one of the main reasons for the war and the siege imposed ...

Shutting Iranian cultural mission: Did Saudia threatened Kuwait by Qatar like consequences?

1396/4/30 | 02:38
Kuwait says it is shutting the Iranian cultural mission and related offices in the Gulf Arab state and reducing the number of Iranian diplomats stationed in the country.     The official Kuwait News Agency announced the move in a brief statement Thursday. It says the move is related to the case of a terrorist cell broken up in 2015 that authorities allege had contacts with Iran and the militant group Hezbollah.     The KUNA report says the Iranian ambassador to Kuwait has been notified. Embassy staff did not immediately ...

Arrival of Qatar Foreign Minister: Is there give and take on Panama case?

1396/4/28 | 02:38
  Qatar’s Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammad bin Abdulrehman Al-Thani will reach Islamabad Tuesday on an official visit.     According to Express News, the dignitary will meet Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to discuss issues revolving around the regional situation.     The channel, quoting sources, said the dignitary shall also engage in discourse regarding the Saudi-led military alliance whose leadership was handed over to Gen (retd) Raheel Sharif.   His visit comes weeks after after Middle Eastern countries, ...

Leaked documents reveal Saudia and Emirati crown princes support for Al-Qaeda and ISIS in Yemen

1396/4/28 | 02:38
The nine-page document was published by Egyptian newspaper al-Badil in April - before the outlet was banned by Cairo - accusing Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman and Abu Dhabi's Mohammed bin Zayed of providing aid to the two extremists. The communique - sent to Qatar's foreign minister on October 26, 2016 - outlines the minutes of communications between Qatar's ambassador to Washington and the US Treasury Undersecretary for Terrorism and Financial Intelligence. The New Arab could not independently verify the authenticity of the ...

Washington Post: US intelligence confirms UAE planned Qatar fake news hack

1396/4/26 | 02:38
US intelligence agencies have confirmed that The United Arab Emirates orchestrated the hacking of Qatari government news and social media sites according to the Washington Post. The move, that occurred in late May, resulted in the posting of false quotes attributed to Qatar’s emir, and sparked the current crisis that has led to the isolation of Qatar by several of its neighbours.   According to the Washington Post’s report, officials became aware that newly analyzed intelligence, gathered by US agencies, confirmed that on 23 May, ...

Qatari camels die of thirst after farmers kicked out by Saudi Arabia as diplomatic rift deepens

1396/4/25 | 02:38
  Hundreds of camels have died of thirst after Qatari farmers were expelled from Saudi Arabia during a diplomatic rift and forced to trek across the desert.   Animals collapsed at the border between the two nations as only a few hundred camels were allowed to cross each day.    Remaining camels were herded into huge pens and left in the heat which reached 50 degrees Celsius. Some owners said the camels were herded out en masse, and owners spent days during Ramadan trying to identify them.   Other animals were left ...

Trump’s son-in-law tried to get $500mn loan from Qatar

1396/4/24 | 02:38
Kushner – a real-estate developer like his father-in-law – purchased a tower at 666 Fifth Avenue in New York for $1.8 billion some years ago, but the building failed to generate enough money to cover its debts, according to The New York Times. More than a quarter of the office space in the building has remained vacant for several years, causing huge losses to Kushner Companies. In 2015, when Trump was launching his presidential campaign, Kushner and his father targeted Qatari billionaire Sheikh Hamad bin Abdullah Al-Thani (HBJ) as a potential ...

Tillerson's failed attempt: Did Saudia demand a regime change in Qatar?

1396/4/24 | 02:38
The Persian Gulf diplomatic crisis has intensified, with the Saudi-led alliance warning that the Qatari siege will not end unless Doha meets all its demands. Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Egypt and the United Arab Emirates announced in a joint statement on Tuesday that the new anti-terror agreement reached between Qatar and the United States is insufficient for the lifting of sanctions. The deal was signed after US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson visited Doha in an apparent attempt to end the rift between Washington’s Arab allies. The four countries ...

Punish them all: Iran-Qatar-Muslim Brotherhood hate Israel

1396/4/22 | 02:38
  The Zionist shill, American investigative journalist (sic) and author of 2000 book, Why The Holocaust Happened: Its Religious Cause and Scholarly Cover-up, Eric Zuesse  posted another crappy Opinion post at the Strategic-Culture Foundation journal (July 8) over the recent tug of war between Saudi ‘royals’ and Qatari ‘royals’.     According to Zuesse, the clash between the two so-called Fundamentalist (sic) Sunni Saudi and Thani families is rooted in Thani ‘royals’ support for anti-Israel Shi’ite Iran ...

Document reveals Qatar to undermine Pakistan-UAE relations

1396/4/21 | 02:38
Saudi cyber army has disclosed a document that Qatar has been involved in undermining Pakistan-UAE relations.   According to the document, Qatar’s embassy in Pakistan is seeking to reduce the UAE’s influence in Pakistan’s hunting grounds. It had meetings with Pakistani authorities, in this regard. The document states that Qatar’s embassy provoked the Pakistani government against the presence of Emirati sheikhs in Pakistan.   ...

Saudi Crown Prince dismissed for supporting Qatar

1396/4/21 | 02:38
  Saudi prince Talal bin Abdul Aziz posted on his Twitter account: "the coalition between Mohammed bin Zayed and bin Salman led to unilateral decision about GCC members."   Saudi prince Talal bin Abdul Aziz posted on his Twitter account: “the coalition between Mohammed bin Zayed and Bin Salman led the Persian Gulf Cooperation Council to take a unilateral decision about its members. The UAE plays the major role at the Cooperation Council.” Bin Nayef protested the king to prevent the entrance of the Qatari to Masjid al-Haram and ...

The double game: US betrays Saudia by signing anti terror deal with Qatar

1396/4/21 | 02:38
Saudi Arabia and its allies have announced that a deal reached between the US and Qatar over battling terrorism is “insufficient” while stressing that anti-Doha sanctions will remain in place. On Tuesday, Qatar and the US signed a deal aimed at combating "terrorism financing" during US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson's visit to Doha.      "Today, Qatar is the first country to sign a memorandum of agreement with the US, and we call on the countries imposing the siege against Qatar to join us as signatories to this MoU," said Qatar's ...

Saudi attempts to encourage Iraq to join Qatar boycott

1396/4/20 | 02:38
Saudi Arabia exerted pressure on Iraqi Prime Minister Haidar Al-Abadi in order to force him to join the boycott of Qatar, a source close to the Iraqi leader revealed to Arabi21. The leader of the Dawa Party, Jassem Al-Bayati, told the news site: “Prime Minister Al-Abadi is under pressure from Saudi Arabia which used reconstruction of areas which have recently been freed from Daesh control as bargaining tools in exchange for standing against Qatar.” Al-Bayati clarified that “Saudi Arabia pressed Al-Abadi to visit it on 14 June, but Al-Abadi ...

Planning to attack Qatar: Egypt to send warship to Persian Gulf

1396/4/20 | 02:38
  [caption id="attachment_47311" align="alignnone" width="1024"] SONY DSC[/caption] Some Persian Gulf Countries have requested that Egypt send a warship to the Persian Gulf as tensions with Qatar escalate.   The Commander of Egypt’s Navy, Read Admiral Ahmad Khaled Hassan, said that Qatar is the cause of the region’s instability because of its support of terrorist groups, and this is why many Arab countries have opted for cutting their ties with it. Of course, some countries, such as Iran and Turkey, have supported Qatar because ...

‘Saudi Arabia is strengthening Iran weakening herself

1396/4/19 | 02:38
  Saudi Arabia’s policies in the Middle East, in particular it’s month long siege of neighbouring Qatar is strengthening Iran, Foreign Policy said in an option piece yesterday.   The news site warned that the kingdom’s policies, which are backed by US President Donald Trump, are benefitting Iran because they are weakening Saudi Arabia’s position in the region.   “Regardless of what the United States does, sharply increasing the vitriol towards Iran while at the same time laying siege to fellow GCC member Qatar ...

Saudi says Qatar setup Twitter campaign to bring revolt in Saudi Arabia

1396/4/17 | 02:38
Saudi Arabia has accused Qatar of operating over 23,000 Twitter accounts to “stoke strike and a revolt in the Kingdom”. Describing the revelation as “a matter of national security”, Saudi Information Minister, Awwad Saleh Al-Awwad, was reported to have said during a visit to Paris: “We found over 23,000 Twitter accounts driven by Qatar, some of them linked to accounts calling for ‘revolution’ in Saudi Arabia,” A-Awwad went on to describe Al Jazeera as “a platform for terrorism, starting from Bin Laden to Al-Qaradawi”. ...

Erdogan sets a condition for Turkish troops to leave Qatar

1396/4/16 | 02:38
Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan reaffirmed support for Qatar amid Gulf tensions and claimed his troops will only be withdrawn if Qatar asks them to leave. “We remain loyal to our agreement with Qatar. If it requests us to leave, we will not stay where we are not wanted,” Erdogan said in a meeting in Cairo yesterday. Since the inception of the Gulf tension in June, Turkey has sent soldiers and food supplies in aid of Qatar, to sidestep a siege via land, air and sea by an Arab coalition. Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Bahrain ...

The Saudi-Qatar rift has elements of world war potential

1396/4/14 | 02:38
  The First and the Second World War were the culmination of rivalries that go as far back as over a thousand years, when Charlemagne subjugated the Saxon tribes inhabiting modern Germany, and creating the Carolingian Empire.   The political successors of Franks, France, and Saxons, the latter morphing into the Holy Roman Empire, then Prussia, then Germany, would continue to fight border wars until the bloodiest of them all, World War 2, inflicted enough destruction to both to force them to give up military means for the reciprocal ...

Why Qatri prince is dragging his foot from JIT probe?

1396/4/14 | 02:38
  For the third time, Qatari Prince Hamad Bin Jassim Bin Jaber Al Thani has refused to visit the Pakistan Embassy to record his statement in Panama Leaks case.   Sources told that the prince has asked the authorities to come to his house if they want to record his statement for the panama case.       According to Qatari sources, no witness can record the statement in such circumstances which appeared after the leaked photo of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s son, while he was being questioned by JIT at the Judicial ...

Qatar Crisis: How the European world is in deep trouble?

1396/4/12 | 02:38
  European governments might be able to maintain neutrality on the Qatari crisis with a straight face, but their bankers’ hearts, and hands, are already not so clean.     And since Mr Market interprets political developments best in the twenty-first century, it provides the clearest direction of the latest Middle East crisis. It turns out that European, led by British, banks have stopped buying and selling the Qatari Riyal, putting downward pressure on the currency.      That would be awkward on any given day, ...

What the Gulf crisis means for Pakistan

1396/4/12 | 02:38
  Having pulled off a diplomatic recovery, Pakistan is now being forced to navigate the increasingly troubled waters of the Gulf.      The latest crisis stems from mounting tension between Qatar and the rest of the GCC and resulted in the blockade when Saudis along with the rest of the GCC and Egypt accused Qatar of financing terror outfits in the Middle East and meddling in the internal affairs of its neighbours.      Even as Islamabad successfully rescinded itself from the Yemeni crisis, what was troubling ...

Pro-Qatar graffiti appears on Saudi monument

1396/4/10 | 02:38
A video released online appears to show pro-Qatari graffiti which has been sprayed onto a Saudi landmark in the Qassim region of Saudi Arabia. The words “All of us are Tamim”, in reference to the Qatari Emir Tamim Bin Hamad Al-Thani, and “Glorious Tamim” appeared on a memorial in the central region of the Arabian Penninsula. Social media activists said the words express the Saudi public’s solidarity with Qatar at a time when the Kingdom has imposed a siege of the small Gulf nation. A video uploaded later shows the monument with the ...