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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

German soccer chief sees football as bridge-builder in Russia and Qatar

The president of the German football association (DFB) Reinhard Grindel says politicians must find a solution to the diplomatic crisis in Qatar. But he feels soccer can provide a social impulse there and in Russia too.Football can not replace political solutions, insisted DFB President Reinhard Grindel on Thursday when asked about the diplomatic crisis in …

Deutsche Welle

Egypt Post suspends services to Qatar

The Egypt Post announced the suspension of all postal services to Qatar starting Tuesday, after the Egyptian government decided to sever its diplomatic ties with Qatar. Egypt announced its reason for cutting for cutting diplomatic ties with Qatar was due to its support of terrorist organisations and inciting division in the region, according to a …

Mohamed Alaa El-Din

Qatar in regional economic crossfire

As the diplomatic row between tiny Qatar and some of its bigger neighbors intensifies, it may slow down a region already suffering under low oil prices and political instability.On Monday, Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Egypt and Bahrain cut air, sea and land transport links with Qatar, accusing the state of supporting terrorism. The …

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