Agence France-Presse . Doha

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    Hopes fade as Gulf crisis hits 100-day landmark

    Agence France-Presse . Doha | Updated at 12:29am on September 13, 2017

    As the boycott of Qatar by a Saudi-led bloc of countries approaches its 100th day Wednesday, experts have warned the increasingly bitter dispute could last...

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    Qatar slams Saudi pilgrim plan as hajj row escalates

    Agence France-Presse . Doha | Updated at 12:58am on August 23, 2017

    A row between Gulf states Qatar and Saudi Arabia over the transport of hajj pilgrims to Makkah escalated on Monday as Doha denounced current arrangements...

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    ‘Lot of time’ needed to rebuild trust in Gulf: Qatar FM

    Agence France-Presse . Doha | Updated at 01:00am on August 17, 2017

    Qatar’s foreign minister said Tuesday it will take a ‘lot of time’ to rebuild any trust between sparring Gulf countries because of the region’s continuing...

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    Qatar creates new residency status for foreigners

    Agence France-Presse . Doha | Updated at 01:12am on August 04, 2017

    Qatar, currently boycotted by four Arab states, on Wednesday created a new permanent residents status for certain groups of foreigners, including those who have worked...

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    Qatar accuses Saudis of hampering Qatari hajj pilgrims

    Agence France-Presse . Doha | Updated at 12:30am on August 01, 2017

    The Qatari authorities have accused Saudi Arabia of jeopardising the annual hajj pilgrimage to Makkah of Qatari pilgrims by refusing to guarantee their safety...

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    Qatar seeks ‘siege’ compensation for firms, citizens

    Agence France-Presse . Doha | Updated at 12:37am on July 10, 2017

    Qatar on Sunday announced it was establishing a committee to pursue compensation claims potentially worth billions of dollars over the country’s ‘blockade’ by Gulf states...

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    Qatar defiant as deadline nears to resolve Gulf rift

    Agence France-Presse . Doha | Updated at 12:50am on July 03, 2017

    A deadline was approaching Sunday for Qatar to accept a series of demands made by several Arab states to lift a de facto blockade, with...

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    Qatar says Saudi-led ultimatum unreasonable

    Agence France-Presse . Doha | Updated at 01:14am on June 25, 2017

    Qatar on Saturday denounced a sweeping list of demands from Saudi Arabia and its allies in an escalating Gulf diplomatic crisis as unreasonable and an...

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    Qatar accuses ‘neighbours’ over hacking that led to crisis

    Agence France-Presse . Doha | Updated at 12:31am on June 22, 2017

    Qatar on Tuesday accused ‘neighbouring countries’, which have cut ties with it, of being behind the alleged cyber attack on Doha’s state media which set...

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    Bahrain orders Qatar troops to leave

    Agence France-Presse . Doha | Updated at 12:50am on June 19, 2017

    Bahrain has ordered Qatari troops serving with a coalition fighting the Islamic State group to leave its territory, a source with knowledge of the situation...