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Arab states to allow Qatar use emergency air corridors

Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Egypt and Bahrain will allow Qatari planes to use air corridors in emergencies, the Saudi state news agency SPA said, citing a statement from the Saudi aviation authority. "Nine corridors …

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Qatar responds to Arab quartet demands

Bahrain, Egypt, the United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia say they have received a response from Doha to their list of demands. The Qatari response was handed over to Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir by …

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Qatar is given 48 more hours to agree to demands

Saudi Arabia, Egypt, the UAE and Bahrain have extended the deadline for Qatar to accept a list of demands or face further sanctions by 48 hours. The initial deadline for Qatar to agree to the group's 13 demands, including the …

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Arab nations send Qatar list of demands

Acting as a mediator, Kuwait has presented Qatar a long-awaited list of demands from Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, the United Arab Emirates and Egypt, four Arab nations that cut ties with Qatar in early June. The list of demands includes: curb …

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Gulf Air’s maiden flight to Tbilisi takes off

Gulf Air, Bahrain’s national carrier, celebrated the launch of its highly anticipated direct three weekly service to the Georgian capital Tbilisi. Georgian Ambassador to Saudi Arabia, Bahrain and Oman George Janjgava joined …

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German FM warns Qatar standoff could end in war

German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel has warned that a row between Qatar and its Arab neighbors of the Persian Gulf region could end in a war, Press TV reports. Gabriel said in comments published on Saturday that there was still an …

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Oil prices rise as Arab nations cut ties with Qatar

Oil prices are on the rise after Saudi Arabia, Egypt, the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain cut ties with Qatar, accusing it of financing terror and undermining security. Concerns that political instability in the important oil-producing …

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