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Eight princesses from the UAE have been convicted of human trafficking and degrading treatment of their servants by a Brussels court. They were given 15-month suspended jail terms and ordered to pay €165,000 (£145,000; $185,000) each, with half ...
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American Airlines has received an “unsolicited” approach from Qatar Airways which wants to acquire 10% of the US carrier. In a regulatory filing, American Airlines said Qatar intended to buy at least $808m (£638m) of its shares. American Airlines ...
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Move comes two weeks into blockade of Qatar by Saudis and others in region over accusations Doha supports extremism Turkish troops have arrived in Qatar to take part in joint training exercises, the Qatari defence ministry has said, ...
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Union says plan aims ‘to break legally compliant industrial action’ A week before the unprecedented 16-day strike by some British Airways cabin crew based at Heathrow, the Unite union is bidding to block a plan to fly passengers ...
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Qatar’s foreign minister has rejected a list of 13 conditions set by four Arab states for lifting sanctions, saying it is neither reasonable nor actionable. Qatar is under strict sanctions from Saudi Arabia and its allies, Egypt, the ...
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BEIRUT, LEBANON (11:15 A.M.) – Secretary General of Hezbollah Hassan Nasrallah delivered a speech on Quds Day, Friday in Beirut in which he discussed the day’s historical background and the broader situation in the Middle East. Nasrallah said ...
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Ali Akbar Salehi, who helped negotiate 2015 deal on Tehran’s atomic programme, says US risks upsetting balance of power in Middle East The head of Iran’s atomic energy organisation, one of the architects of the 2015 landmark nuclear deal, ...
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Saudi-owned franchises of fast food chains join clamour within kingdom to show loyalty to newly-appointed Prince Mohammed bin Salman There has been an outpouring of public support for Saudi Arabia’s newly minted crown prince Mohammed bin Salman in the days since ...
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‘Prince of youth’ is now the most powerful man in the world’s top oil exporter During a banquet on Donald Trump’s visit to Riyadh, dozens of Arab officials jockeyed to take selfies with his daughter Ivanka and her ...
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Prominent human rights activist says Bahrain’s constitution outlaws imposing sanctions on fellow Gulf bloc countries. A prominent human rights lawyer in Bahrain has been arrested after launching a lawsuit against the government over its restrictions imposed on neighbouring Qatar. Issa Faraj ...
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KUWAIT CITY // Acting as a mediator, Kuwait has presented Qatar a list of demands from Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, the UAE and Egypt, the four Arab nations that cut ties with Qatar in early June. Here’s the demands: ...
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At the office of Qatar’s national human rights committee, those most affected by the week-long Saudi-led blockade against the tiny emirate come each evening to seek help, clutching their documents. Many have been directly affected by the decision announced by Saudi ...