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"alarming" Leaked Intel Report: Qatar Had Prior Knowledge Of Iran Attack On Vessels

"Alarming" Leaked Intel Report: Qatar Had Prior Knowledge Of Iran Attack On Vessels Authored by Julianne Geiger via OilPrice.com, A leaked US intelligence report is making its rounds suggesting that Qatar knew ahead of time that Iran...
Related topics: Intel, Iran

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Three Taliban Militants Flown To Qatar Awaiting Prisoner Swap

Sources close to the Taliban say three high-ranking commanders who have been held in Afghanistan are in Qatar awaiting release in exchange for two long-time Western captives of the insurgent group.The sources said the commanders were flown to Doha...
Related topics: Taliban, Afghanistan

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Roar Of The Sea: India, Qatar Begin Maiden Tactical Exercise Involving Rafale, P8 Spy Plane

New Delhi (Sputnik): Named “Za'ir-Al-Bahr” or, roar of the sea, the exercise ranges from surface action to air defence, maritime surveillance and anti-terrorist operations..
Related topics: India, New Delhi, Terrorism

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Somalia Tries To Keep Rival Gulf States At Bay

Somalia's president says his government is under constant pressure to choose from among three rival Persian Gulf countries - Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, and Qatar. The Somali government has tried to remain neutral, despite having a good...
Related topics: Somalia, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates

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Human Rights Experts Call For ‘paradigm Shift’ On Arbitrary Detention In Qatar

A group of independent UN human rights experts is calling for a “paradigm shift” in Qatar to protect people in the Gulf State from arbitrary detention.
Related topics: Human Rights

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Saudi, Uae, Bahrain To Play Football In Qatar, Signalling Thaw

Riyadh (AFP) – Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain will participate in this month’s Gulf Cup football tournament in Qatar, organisers said Wednesday, signalling a thaw in their bitter two-year feud with Doha. The three...
Related topics: Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, United Arab Emirates

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Napoli Subject Of €560m Takeover Bid From Qatar Amid Major Issues On And Off The Pitch

Could De Laurentiis cut ties with Napoli after recent revolt? The post Napoli subject of €560m takeover bid from Qatar amid major issues on and off the pitch appeared first on CaughtOffside. Click Story Headline Above To Read/Watch/Comment the...

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Pentagon, Qatar Defence Minister Discuss Upgrade Of Al Udeid Air Base

WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - US Secretary of Defence Mark Esper has held talks with visiting Qatar Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defence Khalid Al Attiyah about modernizing the Al Udeid Air Base, Department of Defence spokesperson Jonathan Hoffman...
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Turkey Orders Qatar To 'weed Out' Journalists Critical Of Syria Invasion

In a withering attack on Al Jazeera and Qatar, the pro-government Daily Sabah slammed Al Jazeera English for being critical of Turkey's foreign policy and demanded that it "weed out" journalists. Turkey, which Amnesty International calls "the world's
Related topics: Turkey, Syria, Amnesty International

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Lgbt Fans Will Be Welcomed In Qatar Says Liverpool Ceo

London (AFP) – Liverpool chief executive Peter Moore says the Premier League leaders have been given assurances that LGBT fans will be welcomed in Qatar for next month’s Club World Cup. Homosexual acts are banned in Qatar but the...
Related topics: United Kingdom, London

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Qatari Emir Issues Decree To Prepare First Ever Parliamentary Elections - Reports

DOHA (Sputnik) - Qatari Emir Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani issued a decree for a higher committee to be established and prepare the first ever elections to the country's parliament, Majlis Shura, the Qatar News Agency reported on Wednesday. 

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Intra-afghan Dialogue Belongs In Afghanistan, Not Qatar, Russia, Or China

HERAT, Afghanistan — While American diplomats continue to spin U.S.-Taliban talks as aiming for a peace deal, Afghans are more realistic: They see Special Envoy Zalmay Khalilzad’s diplomatic process as aiming not at peace but rather just...
Related topics: Afghanistan, Russia, China, Taliban

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Friday Assorted Links

1. Idiosyncratic list of the ten great American novels of recent decades. 2. My podcast with Stephen Hsu. 3. Further results on corporate income tax incidence. 4. Qatar has begun to air-condition the outdoors. 5. An analytical look at the burnout of...
Related topics: Podcasts, Taxes

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New Labour Laws In Qatar Benefiting Migrant Workers A ‘momentous Step Forward’: Ilo

New legislation in Qatar which will allow foreign workers to freely change jobs and leave the country without the approval of their employers, has been praised by the International Labour Organization (ILO) as “a momentous step forward in...

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Here's How Qatar Is Investing In Ai Research And Advanced Technology

In June 2018, the US Department of Defense (DOD) made an announcement — or more of an overdue acknowledgement — that largely went under the radar in major international news outlets. The establishment of the Joint Artificial Intelligence...

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Entire World Should Be Concerned With Preventing Us-iran Confrontation - Doha

DOHA (Sputnik) - The issue of preventing a confrontation between the United States and Iran should concern the whole world, not just Qatar, Qatari Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Lowlah Al-Khater said on Tuesday.
Related topics: Iran

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Saudi Arabia Should Be Careful About Buying Russian Weapons

Richard Weitz Security, Middle East Should Saudi Arabia, Qatar, or any other country receive the S-400, the United States would deny them the best U.S. defense technologies and redeploy any U.S. military aircraft based there. The Pentagon had made...
Related topics: Saudi Arabia, Military, Pentagon

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Un Calls For Greater Heat Protection For Workers In Qatar

Doha (AFP) – Improved safeguards and working hours are needed to protect labourers in Qatar from the effects of heat and humidity, the United Nations said Friday, as it published new research. The desert monarchy has come under fire for...

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China Crush Guam, Aussies Beat Nepal In Qatar Qualifier Whitewash

Guangzhou (AFP) – Veteran striker Yang Xu made four goals in 25 minutes during China’s 7-0 blitz of Guam while Australia easily bested a struggling Nepal in Thursday’s World Cup qualifiers. China struggled to keep up the pressure...
Related topics: China, Australia

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Qatar Petroleum To Manage, Operate Idd El-shargi Offshore Oil Fields

CAIRO/MOSCOW (Sputnik) – In October 2018, Qatar Petroleum announced that it would manage and operate the ISND oil field once the development and production sharing agreement signed with Occidental Petroleum of Qatar Ltd. expires in October 2019.
Related topics: Egypt, Cairo, Russia, Moscow

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