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Bank of China permitted to start operations in Pakistan

Pakistan protests with Switzerland over ‘Free Balochistan’ posters

Nawaz Sharif, children fail to appear in court; summons reissued

US paradoxes and Pakistan’s war against terrorism

Saudi plan to ‘accept Israel as a brotherly state’

Was NA-120 election rigged?

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

Confidential U.N. report accuses Saudi coalition of killing hundreds of Yemeni kids

Pakistani teenager develops anti-BlueWhale app

US’ Black Hawk Down in Yemen

Outrage in Egypt over Israeli Flag in educational book

Russo-Saudi closeness: What are two sides’ goals?

Arrest warrants: Should Imran Khan present himself before ECP?

Is Establishment pulling NAB’s strings?

How CIA and Raw are funding Pakistani separatists: An Inside story

An old desire: Is Gov trying to place ISI under civilian control?

Certain Western states still back terror groups in Syria: Assad

Iran, Pakistan army chiefs urge Muslim world action to end Rohingya plight

Iraq vice president: Baghdad won't tolerate creation of ‘second Israel’

Myanmar says US official barred from Rohingya conflict zone

Iraq’s Nujaba Movement condemns terrorist attacks in Nasiriyah

Unofficial results show PML-N’s Kulsoom set to win NA-120 by-election

Is China using North Korea to break US's Super power's myth?

US Plan for New Afghan Force Poses Threat to Civilians

UK arms sales benefiting most from Middle East wars

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

US policy shift: Would Pakistan turn into another Iran for US?

Has Trump become a leader of Arab nationalism?

Is Gwadar a toll plaza?

Would a defeat in NA-120 would end PML-N's politics from Punjab?

Rohingyas of Karachi struggle to deal with identity crisis

Guilt of war crimes: Suicide among US war veterans highest in west

Saudi Crown Prince Calls Off Visit to Paris for Fear of Popular Uprising

Iqna | Georgian Muslim Cleric Urges Boycotting Myanmar to End Massacre of Rohingya

Mehr News | ‘Saudi Arabia, Taliban like brothers’

Such TV | JUIF rejects hiring educated imams in KP mosques

Why US is not happy with Deir Ez-Zor’s recapture from ISIS?

The United States and Russia rejected the request of Israel to keep Iran far from the Syrian border

Netanyahu is the Israeli Trump

Paradiagm shift: Pakistan’s big ‘No” to US aid

Did PML-N verbal attacks on Judiciary affected the Panama review appeal?

Saudi Arabia, Sudan banned from Labour party conference

Kulbhoshan Yadav’s case: Why ICJ will not give decision in favor of Pakistan?

Why emergence of Hafiz Saeed linked-MML in Pakistani politics is almost inevitable

UNICEF says 240,000 Rohingya kids in dangerous situation

We will sink Japan and turn US to 'ashes and darkness', says North Korea

Pakistan Still Hasn’t Received Trump’s Demand List

Saudi security: detained preachers are members of spying cell

Russia urges Syria not to retaliate against Israel airstrike

Controversial Saudi Prince detained

Facts hidden by the UAE about its military aircraft crashed in Yemen and the fate of its crew

‘Blue Whale’ taking a bite out of K-P

Who is pressurising NAB to file appeal in Hudaibiya case?

China Backs UN Call for Justice in Yemen; US, Saudis Object to Move

Deepening rift: Would PML-N meet the same fate of MQM?

A dangerous tactics: Why Daesh is targeting IT experts from Pakistan universities?

Ansarullah missiles can reach anywhere in UAE: Houthi

Iran a partner in Syrian victory: Assad's letter to Ayatollah Khamenei

MEHR | Saudi Arabia, Israel paving way for US military presence on China border

LUBP | All Deobandi-Salafi right wings parties are on same Page

Pakistan is Among Bottom 5 Countries for Education & Skills Development

Such News | Pak-China Shaheen-VI joint air exercise underway at China's Korla Air Base

Tasnim | Assad Thanks Ayatollah Khamenei, Iran for Backing Syria in War on Terror

HRW: Israel banks financing settlements

Israel’s war against the United Nations

Iran seeks to send delegation to Myanmar over Rohingya plight

Saudi Arabia’s role in removing Nawaz Sharif revealed

UN's inaction on Saudi Arabia’s bombing of Yemen 'striking': HRW

Pakistan’s cost on war on terror: The story of Sticks with few carrots

Netanyahu, Nikki Haley and the ‘Iranophobia’

Diplomacy of visits: Can Pakistan pursue US to review new Afghan policy?

Did China hold back Pakistan to take stand on Rohingya’s genocide?

Pak-EU ties based on commitment to continued engagement: PM

ICC to allocate cricket event to Pakistan in couple of years: David Richardson

IQNA | Rohingya Crisis Rooted in British Colonialism

SHIITE NEWS | Allama Raja Nasir asks Muslim rulers to use force to protect Rohingya Muslims

Independence Cup: Perera leads the charge as World XI clinch a nail-biter

Overloaded School Bags Put 70 % Children at Risk of Back Problems

Sharif family afraid of Hudaibiya Paper Mills case: Sheikh Rasheed

Accountability court summons Nawaz Sharif, sons on Sept 19

North Korea's Capital City Cleared Out After Latest Nuclear Tests

Republicans feel Trump’s dagger on their back

Assad must keep Iran out of Syria if he wants to survive, says Israeli minister

Dozens join protests against Netanyahu in Argentina

Saudis Arrest Key Dissidents Amid Rumors of King’s Abdication

The danger of relations between Israel and Sunni Arab states

Israeli support for Kurdish statehood is a poisoned chalice

Challenging CPEC: Is US agreed to fund Chabhar port secretly?

Hazara killings: A passive genocide

Ayatollah Khamenei urges action against Myanmar govt. over Rohingya Muslims

Apple unveils new products, including $1000 iPhoneX

Pakistan Beat World XI By 20 Runs To Take 1-0 Lead In 3-match T20 Series

Bangladesh offers land to shelter Rohingya Muslims fleeing Myanmar

Disappointed Saudis seek face-saving Yemen war exit

Did a Saudi prince secretly visit Israel?

Pakistan, Iran see eye to eye for peace in Afghanistan

Live Updates: World XI bowl first against Pakistan in Independence Cup opener

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Rise of extremism at NUML university

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

1396/6/26 | 20:36
  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 ...

Facts hidden by the UAE about its military aircraft crashed in Yemen and the fate of its crew

1396/6/24 | 20:36
  The United Arab Emirates (UAE) said, on Monday, its plane had crashed and killed the pilot after a technical fault caused the plane to crash while carrying out operations in the coalition operations in Yemen.     The second deputy pilot of Sultan Mohammed Ali al-Naqbi died after his plane crashed as a result of a technical defect while performing his mission in the process of “restoring hope” in the operations of the Saudi-led coalition forces in Yemen.   The statement did not specify the area in which the plane ...

Ansarullah missiles can reach anywhere in UAE: Houthi

1396/6/24 | 20:36
  The leader of Yemen’s Ansarullah movement, Abdul-Malik al-Houthi, says the neighboring United Arab Emirates (UAE) is no more a safe country as missiles manufactured by the Yemeni group can now hit anywhere in the Arab country. Addressing his supporters via a televised speech from the Yemeni capital Sana’a on Thursday evening, Houthi said that Ansarullah missiles were capable of reaching Abu Dhabi and elsewhere in the UAE. He added that Ansarullah also had several domestically-manufactured drones in its inventory that would become ...

Israel and UAE are normalising relations

1396/6/19 | 20:36
  Normalisation between the UAE and Israel is ongoing via secret and public channels and through the Emirati Ambassador to Washington, Yousef Al-Otaiba, Wikileaks has exposed.     Relations between the two countries have strengthened since the opening of the International Renewable Energy Agency in Abu Dhabi in 2015.     In 2010 the UAE hosted the Israeli Judo team and Hamas leader Mahmoud Al-Mabhouh was assassinated in Dubai with the cooperation of Mossad.     Abu Dhabi prevents the Palestinian flag from ...

What is left of the legitimacy of Hadi other than the UAE insults?

1396/6/16 | 20:36
  On the eve of Eid al-Adha, the internationally recognized president, Abdurbo Mansour Hadi, vowed to describe what he called the “liberation of Sanaa”.     On the eve of Eid al-Adha, the internationally recognized president, Abdurbo Mansour Hadi, vowed to describe what he called the “liberation of Sanaa” faster than expected in a speech published by official websites of his government, a letter he signed a few hours after receiving news that he was not allowed to return To Aden while he was at a Saudi airport, and ...

UAE financially supports hacking Qatari news agency plot

1396/6/12 | 20:36
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 ...

US, Israel ‘masterminding’ weapons supplies to ‘terrorists’ in Syria

1396/6/9 | 20:36
  An investigative reporter who claimed to have discovered a covert scheme “masterminded” by the US, Israel, Saudi Arabia and UAE to supply weapons to Daesh and Al-Qaeda terrorist groups under the watch of the CIA and NATO, has been sacked by her employers for what she describes as “telling the truth about weapons supplies to terrorists”.     Bulgarian journalist Dilyana Gaytandzhiev claims she was dismissed after being interrogated by security forces following her report that “at least 350 diplomatic …flights transported ...

Official invitations, Al-Sadr to set on Europe tour

1396/6/6 | 20:36
  Influential Shia cleric and militia leader Muqtada al-Sadr will set on a European tour responding to official invitations, a newspaper reported on Sunday.     London-based al-Hayat said Sadr is preparing for a tour including France, Germany, Belgium, Italy and Vatican, and would hold meetings with senior officials at those countries.     The purpose of the visit, as the paper put it, will not differ from that of his recent Arab region tour, focusing on Iraq’s openness to other countries and encouragement of ...

US, Allies Used Diplomatic Flights to Send Weapons to Terrorists

1396/6/6 | 20:36
A Bulgarian reporter has uncovered evidence that the United States and its allies, notably Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, have been using Azerbaijan’s Silk War Airlines to ferry entire planeloads of weapons to Syrian militants, some of which ended up in the hands of al-Qaeda’s Nusra Front.   Some 350 different flights, all labeled “diplomatic” flightsto avoid being searched for weapons, were sent into the area, generally carrying arms purchased in Eastern Europe, so as to disguise the country that was actually sending ...

Saudi Arabia and UAE have contributed to the spread of al Qaeda in Yemen

1396/6/4 | 20:36
A UN report revealed that UAE’s support for armed groups, the practice of illegal detention and enforced disappearance in Yemen.     The group of experts of the International Sanctions Committee on Yemen said in a report that these groups receive direct funding and assistance from Saudi Arabia and the UAE, pointing out that one of these groups in Taiz is led by a person named Abu al-Abbas Salafi, financed by the UAE, who allowed al-Qaeda elements to spread in Yemen.     The report, which is being kept secret by members ...

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

1396/6/2 | 20:36
  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 ...

The UAE has supported the spread of Al-Qaeda in Yemen, alleges UN report

1396/5/31 | 20:36
  A UN report by a group of experts belonging to the International Sanctions Committee against Yemen has confirmed the support provided by the United Arab Emirates for armed groups and its involvement in illegal detention and enforced disappearances in the war-torn country. The document has also revealed that, according to some reliable sources, UAE forces have been forcibly detaining two people in Aden for more than 8 months.     The report – a copy of which has been obtained by Al-Jazeera – speaks of the spread of militias ...

The fall of the UAE plane was plotted to assassinate Zayed bin Hamdan!!!

1396/5/25 | 20:36
The crash of the United Arab Emirates helicopter in Shabwa on Friday is a deliberate incident aimed at assassinating Zayed bin Hamdan bin Zayed as the most prominent competitor of Khalid bin Mohammed bin Zayed, Abu Dhabi next. “The UAE plane that crashed in Yemen was carrying Zayed bin Al-Ahmadan, the most prominent rival of Khalid bin Mohammed bin Zayed,” he said in a blog post posted on his Twitter account posted by Watan. The evidence indicates that it was a deliberate assassination. ” The Emirati had launched through the site “Twitter” ...

Afghan imbroglio: How Kingdom deceived Qatar and Washington

1396/5/24 | 20:36
The Saudi kettle is guilty of calling the Qatari pot black. Meaning that revelations over the weekend have confirmed that both Riyadh and the UAE had courted the Afghan Taliban, offering to host their embassy before the latter set up shop in Doha. The Kingdom’s endeavours are put at 2006-2008.   The Saudi and UAE moves are not altogether surprising. After all, they, along with Pakistan were the only three nations to ever officially recognise the Taliban in power. And both enjoy good relations with Washington.    Today, this seems pretty ...

What drives UAE participation in Yemen War?

1396/5/23 | 20:36
  Saudi-led Arab military coalition's aggression in 2015 ushered in a series of new developments in Yemen.   A couple of months after start of the war which changed Yemen into a scene of asymmetrical military confrontation, the country met an array of its specific highs and lows.     The Ansarullah movement and the Yemeni army managed to resist and keep many cities from falling to the Arab coalition despite a glaringly apparent imbalance with the opposite side in terms of the equipment and weapons. However, the battle ...

Mending fences with Sunni states: After Saudia, Muqtada al-Sadr reaches UAE

1396/5/23 | 20:36
  An influential Iraqi Shia cleric plans to visit the United Arab Emirates on Sunday, strengthening his ties with Sunni-ruled states of the Middle East.     It will be the second such trip in as many months for Muqtada al-Sadr, who commands a large following among Iraq’s urban poor. He visited Saudi Arabia at the end of July. The Emirati government will send a special plane to fly Sadr to the UAE and return him to Iraq, according to a statement on the cleric’s website.     The cleric is one of few Iraqi Shia ...

Strengthening the ranks of Takfiri groups through Aden airport to legitimize American entry in southern Yemen

1396/5/23 | 20:36
The city of Aden is witnessing a significant increase in the number of foreigners coming to it through Aden International Airport under the sight and ears of the UAE invasion forces, which oversees all ports in the occupied land of the south.     According to sources close to the forces of aggression, these elements from abroad are linked to the groups of Takfiri and seeks to join the fronts of fighting, and also quoted citizens who have expressed fears of the repercussions of this presence on their security and stability already ...

Saudi prince: I’d rather lose my neck than delete anti-UAE comments

1396/5/22 | 20:36
Saudi Arabia’s Prince Abdulaziz Bin Fahd, the son of the late King, has said he is willing to lose his neck rather than remove from Twitter disparaging remarks he made about the UAE government and Abu Dhabi Crown Prince, Mohammed Bin Zayed. Bin Fahd’s voiced strong criticism of the UAE over the past few weeks. He not only called on Muslims around the world to “fight for Al-Aqsa” when Israel was violating the sacred mosque in July by installing measures that contravened Palestinian rights, he also published several tweets attacking ...

ALWAGHT | What Divides Saudi Arabia, UAE?

1396/5/14 | 20:36
 The UAE, not an old state and not even a state in every sense of the word, was founded in the 1970s with the British support for small sheikhdoms and immigration of people from other parts of the Arab Peninsula. The 47-year-old state lies on the southern coasts of the Persian Gulf and is a neighbor to the older Saudi Arabia whose “big brother” feeling does not allow it to stand any defiance or even simple opposition from the tiny neighbors, and reacts to any challenging of its position very severely. The recent Qatar diplomatic crisis and ...

New strategy of the American aggression on Yemen

1396/5/13 | 20:36
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 | 20:36
  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 ...

Saudi princess slams UAE for alleging Kingdom seeks secularism

1396/5/10 | 20:36
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,” ...

Activists warn of UAE conspiracy against Saudi Arabia

1396/5/7 | 20:36
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 ...

UAE receives banner from Daesh in Yemen

1396/5/6 | 20:36
The crime of executing four prisoners of the Yemeni army and the popular committees in a directorate distributed in this harsh and painful picture and the Daesh way are the latest chapters of the criminal acts of the UAE which are escalating in a way that proves the decline of this state and stripped of the simplest principles, values and humanitarian ethics.     The violations and crimes of the UAE have not only led the Takfiri groups, which are under its cover, to commit crimes of slaughter, murder and mutilation of bodies in the military ...

Israel provided weapons to a Muslim country, UAE mediated

1396/5/6 | 20:36
Commander of the Libyan National Army, Khalifa Haftar, has reportedly been supplied with Israeli military aid after secret meetings with Mossad agents that were mediated by the United Arab Emirates. A high-ranking official in Haftar’s military informed The New Arab that the Libyan commander has been holding secret meetings with Israel over the past two years. Sniper rifles and night vision equipment were amongst the military aid provided, according to the source. The UAE has been a leading supporter of the Libyan strongman, with a UN report ...

Turkish diplomacy ends in Persian Gulf without results

1396/5/4 | 20:36
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 ...

Netanyahu Secretly Met UAE FM in New York

1396/5/1 | 20:36
One after the other, evidences of Arab normalization with the apartheid “Israeli” entity are being revealed. The latest in the series of humiliations is the secret meeting between the entity’s foreign minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his Emirati counterpart Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, at the “Israeli” PM’s hotel room in New York in September 2012, the “Israeli” daily Haaretz reported. Netanyahu and bin Zayed saw eye to eye on the Iranian nuclear issue, but the UAE’s foreign minister told Netanyahu his country could ...

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

1396/4/31 | 20:36
  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 ...

Plan of the United Arab Emirates to divide Yemen

1396/4/29 | 20:36
The role of the UAE has become more and more apparent to the international and Arab opinion in southern Yemen.   The role of the UAE has become more and more apparent to the international and Arab opinion in southern Yemen, especially to the Yemeni people, as the UAE has sacrificed much of its money and soldiers to implement the Zionist’s demands in southern Yemen.     The UAE has carried out a major task in Yemen, and observers believe that this task is greater than the UAE and its people, and this task is the division ...

Confession of Saudia Iqama: Is Nawaz Sharif has been screwed?

1396/4/28 | 20:36
  Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif was issued an Iqama(residence permit) by the UAE government for being the chairman of the board of Capital FZE, an offshore firm exposed by the six-member Joint Investigation Team (JIT) tasked to probe the Sharif family’s offshore wealth, the premier’s counsel accepted on Tuesday.     “Hassan Nawaz [PM’s son] was the owner of Capital FZE and PM Nawaz was only designated as Chairman of the Board of this offshore company but he did not receive any salary,” Khawaja Haris told the apex court’s ...

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

1396/4/28 | 20:36
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 ...

Trump Puts US Centcome in Al-Udeid on Auction to Blackmail S. Arabia, UAE

1396/4/26 | 20:36
  Abdel Bari Atwan, the editor-in-chief of Rai al-Youm newspaper, said US President Donald Trump humiliated and blackmailed the Arabs in his recent interview with CBN news channel.     In his interview with the CBN, Trump said that he traveled to Saudi Arabia and the UAE after the two Arab states accepted to pay hundreds of billions of dollars to purchase the US-made weapons and equipment, Atwan wrote on Sunday.     He also said that 10 countries are willing to host the US military base in Qatar, named al-Udeid, ...

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

1396/4/26 | 20:36
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, ...

Document reveals Qatar to undermine Pakistan-UAE relations

1396/4/21 | 20:36
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 | 20:36
  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 ...

Erdogan sets a condition for Turkish troops to leave Qatar

1396/4/16 | 20:36
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 ...

In UAE prison: 40 days into the hunger strike: Will human conscience be reawakened if they starve to death?

1396/4/16 | 20:36
When someone’s dignity is violated and when he is humiliated regardless of his weakness and helplessness while justice is not being served, life itself becomes futile and the whole world becomes hopeless. Executioners do not usually reach such a degree of fascistic cruelty until they have been stripped of all human values. The oppressed then finds no means to speak up and protest other than by going on a hunger strike. This sums up what has happened to human rights activist, Imran Al-Radwan, whose strike reached its 40th day yesterday. He ...

Leak: UAE attempted to influence Obama policy in Yemen

1396/4/12 | 20:36
The UAE Ambassador to the US, Yousef Al-Otaiba, tried to influence former American President Barack Obama’s policy in Yemen, the Intercept newspaper reported. Leaked emails from Al-Otaibi appear to show that the Emirati diplomat tried to convince Robert Malley, then a top Middle East advisor to Obama, that human rights reporting which was critical of the US-backed bombing coalition in Yemen was unfairly biased. During the exchange, which took place in June 2016, Malley responded in disbelief: “Seriously? Believing in human rights is ...

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

1396/4/12 | 20:36
  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, ...

Despite Blockade, Saudi Arabia, UAE, and Qatar Share Oil Tankers

1396/4/10 | 20:36
Despite a near-absolute embargo imposed on Qatar by Saudi Arabia and three other nations, the energy market hasn’t noticed even a blip related to what is seen by many as a huge diplomatic crisis, mostly because the countries are all stopped short of letting the dispute get in the way of such business.   The United Arab Emirates is still importing Qatari natural gas en masse, because losing that supply would devastate them at least as much as Qatar. New reports oninternational shipping reveal that oil tankers continue to be permitted ...

Crown Prince of UAE asked Americans to bomb Al Jazeera headquarters Wikileaks reveals

1396/4/7 | 20:36
The Crown Prince of the UAE Mohamed bin Zayed Al-Nahyan asked the Americans to bomb the headquarters of Al Jazeera during the US war on Afghanistan, Arabi21.com revealed yesterday. According to the document bin Zayed spoke about a meeting between his father and the former Qatari Emir Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa Al-Thani. The same document also revealed that Bin Zayed had advised the Americans not to have journalists accompany them during the first attack on Afghanistan so they could not report civilian victims. In addition, the document revealed ...

Whistle-Blower: Saudi Arabia, UAE Plotting to Stage Coup in Qatar

1396/4/2 | 20:36
  Saudi whistle-blower Mujtahid, who is believed to be a member of or have a well-connected source in the royal family, revealed an unprecedented plot by Saudi Arabia and the UAE for carrying out a coup in Qatar.     Mujtahid on his Twitter page wrote that UAE’s Mohammad bin Zayyed and Saudi Arabia’s Mohammad bin Salman had been plotting to wage a coup in Qatar. According to the scenario, the Saudi and UAE forces were planning to stage a coup in Qatar by occupying that country in cooperation with Blackwater security forces and ...

PRESS TV | Qatar isolation could last for years, says Emirati official

1396/3/29 | 20:36
A senior Emirati official says some Arab monarchies of the Persian Gulf region could continue to isolate Qatar "for years” if Doha did not alter its foreign policy. "Qatar will realize that this is a new state of affairs and isolation can last years,” Anwar Gargash, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) state minister for foreign affairs, said during a press briefing in the French capital on Monday. "There must be some people who are wise in Qatar and who will prevail, hopefully within the ruling family," Gargash noted, stressing, "This is not ...

Gulf crisis: Why is Nawaz Sharif in more trouble than anyone else?

1396/3/28 | 20:36
  There are economic compulsions that require maintenance of good relations with the Gulf countries. The largest number of Pakistani expatriates are employed in the Gulf (3,682,544).      Pakistan also receives the largest amount of remittances from the Gulf (SA $4.52b, UAE $3.47b, Qatar $302m). Saudi Arabia and the UAE are also two of Pakistan’s major trading partners.   What has created complications is Nawaz Sharif’s personalised diplomacy, particularly vis-à-vis Saudi Arabia. Saudis brokered a deal for him ...

US deploys 2 warships to Doha for joint drills with Qatari navy

1396/3/25 | 20:36
Two US navy vessels have arrived in Doha to take part in joint military drills with the Qatari navy amid escalating tensions between Arab Persian Gulf states. The US ships arrived at Hamad Port south of Doha "to participate in a joint exercise with the Qatari Emiri Navy," announced the Qatari News Agency (QNA) on Wednesday. The news agency noted that the crews of the two ships were received by Qatari navy officers. In early June, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Egypt and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) broke off relations with Doha and suspended all ...

UAE paid $3bn to finance coup attempt in Turkey: Report

1396/3/24 | 20:36
The United Arab Emirates financed a high-profile coup attempt last year in Turkey and paid about three billion dollars to the putschists, a columnist in a Turkish daily has claimed. Mehmet Acet, a columnist for Yeni Safak daily, said on Tuesday that Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu meant the United Arab Emirates when he recently hinted at a Muslim country that spent billions to topple the Turkish government in the coup in July 2016. Cavusoglu said in recent remarks that a foreign country funneled money to the putschists while making efforts ...

Qatar hosted Taliban on US request: Official

1396/3/23 | 20:36
A senior Qatari official says Qatar hosted the Taliban militant group based on a request from the United States, whose president, along with a number of Arab regimes, has been pressuring Doha over what they say is its support for extremist groups. Mutlaq al-Qahtani, a senior counterterrorism adviser to Qatar’s foreign minister, told Al Jazeera on Sunday that Qatar hosted the Taliban “by request by the US government” and as part of Qatar’s “open-door policy, to facilitate talks, to mediate and to bring peace.” The Taliban opened ...

Al-Jazeera reveals details of secret prisons under UAE supervision in Yemen

1396/3/22 | 20:36
  [caption id="attachment_45929" align="alignnone" width="3000"] GUANTANAMO BAY, CUBA - MARCH 30: (EDITORS NOTE: Image has been reviewed by the U.S. Military prior to transmission.) U.S. Navy guards escort a detainee after a "life skills" class held for prisoners at Camp 6 in the Guantanamo Bay detention center on March 30, 2010 in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. U.S. President Barack Obama pledged to close the prison by early 2010 but has struggled to transfer, try or release the remaining detainees from the facility, located on the U.S. Naval Base ...

Source: S. Arabia Intends to Builds Military Bases in Iraq's Kurdistan in Return for Supporting Independence

1396/3/22 | 20:36
An informed Kurdish official revealed that Saudi Arabia, the UAE and Jordan have demanded the Iraqi Kurdistan officials to allow them to build military bases in the region for supporting their decision to declare independence.     "Based on this agreement, Saudi Arabia, the UAE and Jordan received promises to estalish military bases in Dahouk and Erbil with the aim of confronting Iran and Turkey's influence in exchange for supporting a referendum for independence and then formation of a Kurdish state," the source said in an interview with ...

UAE in dire need of Qatar gas to keep Dubai lit up: Report

1396/3/21 | 20:36
The United Arab Emirates depends on imported gas to generate half of its electricity, and the recent diplomatic row with neighboring Qatar risks glittering skyscrapers in the sheikhdom’s largest and most populous city of Dubai to go dark for lack of power. Qatar reportedly pumps about 2 billion cubic feet of natural gas per day through a 364-kilometer (226-mile) undersea pipeline to the UAE and Oman. The fuel is processed gas from Qatar’s North Field and transported to the Taweelah terminal in the Emirati capital city of Abu Dhabi, English-language ...