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Al-Sisi receives letter from Al-Sabah regarding Qatar crisis

President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi received on Monday a letter from the Kuwaiti Emir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmed Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, handed by the Kuwaiti First Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Sheikh Sabah Al-Khalid Al-Sabah. The letter was regarding the Kuwaiti efforts in resolving the Qatari rift, and efforts in supporting unity and cooperation between …

Mohammed El-Said

The Qatar crisis two months on: a timeline

Gulf countries including Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates (UAE), and Bahrain, in addition to Egypt are in a dispute with Qatar, accusing it of supporting, funding, and inciting terrorism in Arab countries. Qatar has defended its position and, in turn, criticised the boycotting states’ “unfounded claims”. To date, the boycotting states continue to escalate …

Mohammed El-Said

Defiant Qatar hikes gas output by 30 percent

Despite a deepening diplomatic crisis with its neighbors, Qatar says it will increase natural gas production by a third. The announcement is seen as an act of defiance against sanctions by Saudi Arabia and others.The energy-rich emirate of Qatar confirmed Tuesday it intended to raise natural gas production to 100 million tons a year by …

Deutsche Welle

Gulf crisis: Surrender or dig in for the long haul

Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates (UAE), by breaking off not only diplomatic but also economic relations with Qatar, are likely to make it this time round far more difficult for the Gulf state to resist pressure to change its controversial policies. The stakes are far higher than when Saudi Arabia, the UAE, and …

James Dorsey