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Relations finally thaw between Qatar, Egypt

Delegations from Qatar and Egypt met in Kuwait on Tuesday for the first time since an agreement last month to end a rift, both countries’ foreign ministries said, in a further push to bury a Gulf Arab diplomatic feud with repercussions around the Middle East. Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Bahrain …

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Qatar cannot deceive the world any longer

On Wednesday evening, appearing on a television programme ironically called Truth on a Doha channel, Qatar’s foreign minister managed to mislead, misinform and misspeak in a display of verbal dexterity that defied and defiled truthfulness. Shaikh Mohammad Bin Abdul Rahman Al Thani, who’s also the Deputy Prime Minister of Qatar, …

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Qatar’s Al Jazeera Twitter account back after suspension

The Arabic-language account of Al Jazeera has been restored on Twitter after being suspended due to what the network called “an organised campaign”. The account, with just under 12 million followers, was suspended for an unspecified reason early on Saturday. Al Jazeera is the flagship broadcaster for Qatar, which is …

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Al-Jazeera Expected To Cut Hundreds Of Jobs

The Levant News — The Qatari Al-Jazeera channel is expected to cut hundreds of jobs worldwide as the Qatari-owned broadcaster looks to make savings in the face of a falling oil price and a possible radical change in investment strategy, the Guardian said. The surprise move will not only see …

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Al Jazeera under attack by Israel in Gaza

THE LEVANT – Al Jazeera’s office in Gaza came under fire Tuesday, and the network says it is holding Israel responsible. An Al Jazeera spokesman said Tuesday that Israeli foreign minister Avigdor Lieberman’s harsh comments about the network a day earlier “were a direct threat against us and appear to …

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Lieberman attacks Qatar, wants to ban Al Jazeera

THE LEVANT – Israeli Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman is setting his sights on Qatar-based Al Jazeera TV, and is looking to stop them operating in Israel. According to the International Business Times, Lieberman said, “Qatar has turned into a global problem. Al Jazeera is a central pillar of the propaganda apparatus …

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