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    Saudi banks freeze 1,200 accounts

    Reuters . Dubai | Updated at 12:11am on November 08, 2017

    Saudi Arabian banks have frozen more than 1,200 accounts belonging to individuals and companies in the kingdom as part of the government’s anti-corruption purge, bankers...

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    Qatar orders aid to private sector as sanctions hurt economy

    Reuters . Dubai | Updated at 12:36am on October 09, 2017

    Qatar’s government announced measures to help private sector businesses on Saturday after its economy was hurt by sanctions imposed by other Arab states..

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    Saudi Arabia suspends any talks with Qatar

    Reuters . Dubai | Updated at 12:00am on September 10, 2017

    Saudi Arabia on Saturday suspended any dialogue with Qatar, accusing it of ‘distorting facts’, just after a report of a phone call between the leaders...

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    Iran slams Trump for instability, rejects ‘rogue’ label

    Reuters . Dubai | Updated at 01:21am on July 16, 2017

    Iran on Saturday blamed what it called Donald Trump’s ‘arbitrary and conflicting policies’ for global security threats, rejecting the US president’s description of Tehran as...

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    Arab states demand Qatar closes Jazeera, cuts back ties to Iran

    Reuters . Dubai | Updated at 12:31am on June 24, 2017

    Four Arab states boycotting Qatar over alleged support for terrorism have sent Doha a list of 13 demands including closing Al Jazeera television and reducing...

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    American Airlines pushes back on Qatar Airways plan to buy stake

    Reuters . Dubai/ New York | Updated at 09:45pm on June 23, 2017

    American Airlines’ chief executive said on Thursday he is not ‘particularly excited’ about Qatar Airways’ interest in buying up to 10 per cent of the...

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    UAE exempts Qataris married to Emiratis from expulsion order: paper

    Reuters . Dubai | Updated at 12:59am on June 13, 2017

    The United Arab Emirates will not deport Qataris who are married to Emirati nationals, Abu Dhabi-based newspaper The National reported on Monday, a week after...

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    UAE threatens Qatar sympathisers with jail

    Reuters . Dubai | Updated at 12:31am on June 08, 2017

    The United Arab Emirates tightened the squeeze on fellow Gulf state Qatar on Wednesday, threatening anyone publishing expressions of sympathy towards Doha with up to...

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    Two dead in Saudi raid on Shia activists

    Reuters . Dubai | Updated at 12:52am on May 11, 2017

    Two people were reportedly dead and several people were injured in eastern Saudi Arabia on Wednesday, residents and activists said, when Saudi security forces entered...

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    Maradona appointed Al-Fujairah coach

    Reuters . Dubai | Updated at 02:26am on May 09, 2017

    Former Argentina captain Diego Maradona has ended a five-year absence from football to return as coach of Al-Fujairah FC, the United Arab Emirates club announced...