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Philippine Airlines on Monday said its regular flights to Qatar are unaffected by the diplomatic row between Qatar and four other countries in the Middle East. However, eight months later, they returned their ambassadors as Doha forced some Brotherhood members to leave the country, preventing a diplomatic crisis.
  • Bahrain, Egypt, Saudi Arabia and UAE cut diplomatic ties to Qatar

    Bahrain, Egypt, Saudi Arabia and UAE cut diplomatic ties to Qatar

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    In the region's most serious diplomatic crisis in years, Qatar's Gulf neighbors Saudi Arabia , Bahrain and the United Arab Emirates as well as Egypt all announced they were severing ties with gas-rich Qatar. Saudi Arabia, the UAE, and Bahrain recalled their ambassadors from Qatar over the situation in March 2014. The dispute between Qatar and the Gulf's Arab countries started over a purported hack of Qatar's state-run news agency.
  • Turkey Calls for Dialogue over Qatar Rift with Arab States

    Turkey Calls for Dialogue over Qatar Rift with Arab States

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    Crude output in the United States, which is not participating in the cuts, has jumped more than 10 percent since mid-2016 to 9.34 million bpd, close to levels of top producers Saudi Arabia and Russian Federation. At the official level, the Qatari government pledged support for Hamas, the Palestinian group designated as a foreign terrorist organization by the United States, Israel, Egypt and Canada.
  • London attack: More detentions in hunt for accomplices

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    Investigators examined the rented van that mowed down pedestrians on the London Bridge before continuing their assault, stabbing numerous people at bars and restaurants in the nearby Borough Market. Some residents cooped up inside all day Sunday emerged from their homes for the first time since the attacks. Regarding Trump's plug for his contested travel ban - which has been blocked by the courts - Cecillia Wang, deputy legal director of the American Civil Liberties Union, tweeted, 'We need ...
  • Business impact of Qatar-Gulf rift

    Business impact of Qatar-Gulf rift

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    He believes Qatar will eventually be forced to accept a junior role in an emerging Saudi-UAE-U.S. partnership. Tensions in the Middle East triggered some volatility in the energy markets on Monday, but despite early gains for oil prices, crude settled back down and remains well below US$50 per barrel.
  • BREAKING Jeremy Corbyn says Theresa May must resign after London attack

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    However, talking to Sky News, he altered his stance saying he did not think she should resign, adding: "I think we should vote on Thursday to decide who our MPs are and decide who our government is". These could include: Longer jail sentences for terrorists and their accomplices; New powers for police and security agencies; Moves to counter radical propaganda and prevent the growth of segregated societies in the UK; And global agreement to stop extremists using the internet to spread their ...
  • Ariana Grande gets emotional as she closes One Love Manchester concert

    Ariana Grande gets emotional as she closes One Love Manchester concert

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    Days before the event, which also featured Miley Cyrus , Justin Bieber and Oasis' Liam Gallagher , among others, Perry wrote she was " humbled to be a part " of the event. Fans took to Twitter to share snaps with Ariana's mother, who returned to the United Kingdom with her daughter for the One Love Manchester concert.
  • Recent UK attacks have 'domestic centre of gravity' - London police chief

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    The attackers rammed a van into pedestrians on London Bridge and then stabbed people in Borough Market. On Sunday, the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) claimed responsibility for the attack. A DOCTOR who operated on 12 people injured in the London Bridge terror attack has told how the victims were so shocked they could barely speak. One of the two unnamed Australians may be Sara Zelenak, 21 , who was last seen on London bridge and has not answered her phone since, despite ...
  • Saudi Arabia, Egypt And Other Arab Nations Cut Diplomatic Ties With Qatar

    Saudi Arabia, Egypt And Other Arab Nations Cut Diplomatic Ties With Qatar

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    Credit rating agency Moody's is concerned about the impact of the dispute between Qatar and the GCC states on the country's credit outlook, as trade and capital flows are interrupted, a senior Moody's analyst told Reuters on Monday. Qatar had no immediate comment. Economic disturbances loomed immediately, as Abu Dhabi's state-owned Etihad Airways, Dubai-based Emirates and flydubai said they would suspend all flights to and from Doha from Tuesday morning until further notice.
  • Gulf rift threatens air travel disruption across region and beyond

    Gulf rift threatens air travel disruption across region and beyond

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    Later, representatives for the diplomatic mission of Qatar said that they regretted the decisions made and considered them as "unjustified measures based on unfounded allegations". Premier UAE airlines Etihad and Emirates announced they would suspend flights to Qatar, as did budget carriers Air Arabia and FlyDubai. Tensions in the Middle East triggered some volatility in the energy markets on Monday, but despite early gains for oil prices, crude settled back down and remains well ...