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    Arab countries urge FIFA to strip Qatar of 2022 World Cup

    The six Arab countries who last month cut ties with Qatar are reported to have written to world soccer’s governing body FIFA to demand it be stripped of hosting the 2022 World Cup because they consider the Gulf.

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    'UAE arranged for hacking of Qatar sites that led to diplomatic crisis'

    The United Arab Emirates had arranged for the hacking of Qatari government’s social media and news sites in May that led to the diplomatic standoff, The Washington Post reported on Sunday quoting unidentified.

    West Asia
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    'No breakthrough',UN wraps up Syria talks

    The seventh round of intra-Syria talks aimed at helping end the country's six-year-old war wrapped up Friday, and the U.N. envoy said they featured "no breakthrough, no breakdown, no one walking out, incremental progres.

    West Asia
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    ‘150 Saudi officers helped Daesh in Mosul battle’

    Saudi Arabia had dispatched more than 100 intelligence officers to Mosul to join the Takfiri Daesh militants and direct them in battles against Iraqi government forces and allied fighters from Popular.

    South Asia
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    Saudi Arabia silence Shia dissent with execution:Amnesty

    These brutal executions are the latest act in the Saudi Arabian authorities’ ongoing persecution of the Shia minority. The death penalty is being deployed as a political weapon to punish them for daring to protest.

    West Asia
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    US talks with Saudi, allies end without fixing Qatar rift

    Talks between US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and several Persian Gulf Arab states aimed at ending a rift with Qatar have come to an end without any breakthrough.

    West Asia
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    Saudi Arabia Executes Shia Men For 'Violent Attacks'

    Saudi Arabia has executed four Shia men convicted on charges of "terrorism" for alleged attacks against police and participating in protest-related violence against security forces.

    West Asia
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    Saudis use 2013 'secret accord' to pile pressure on Qatar

    A Saudi Arabian-led quartet of Arab states is seeking to pile pressure on Qatar over charges it backs terrorism, saying the publication of previously secret accords between Riyadh and Doha showed Qatar .

    West Asia
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    British court rejects bid to halt arms sales to Saudi Arabia

    London’s High Court on Monday rejected a claim by campaigners that Britain’s multi-billion-pound arms sales to Saudi Arabia should be halted because they were being used in Yemen in violation of international.

    West Asia
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    Saudi,allies Threatens Qatar:Full Surrender In 24 hours or War

    Saudi Arabia, Egypt, the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain say they are ready to adopt more punitive measures against Qatar, following Doha’s rejection of their demands to end an ongoing feud.

    West Asia
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    Saudi funding extremism in UK, says report

    Foreign funding for Islamist extremism in Britain mostly originates from Saudi Arabia, a think tank report said on Wednesday in claims that were branded as “categorically false” by the Saudi embassy.

    West Asia
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    Putin talks to Qatar, Bahrain leaders on Gulf row

    Russian President Vladimir Putin had telephone discussions with the leaders of Qatar and Bahrain, stressing the need for diplomacy to end the dispute between Qatar and several other Arab states, the Kremlin.

    West Asia
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    Yemen forces kill 6 of Saudi's mercenaries

    Yemeni army soldiers, backed by fighters from allied Popular Committees loyal to the Houthi Ansarullah movement, have killed half a dozen of Saudi Arabia's mercenaries in Yemen's Jawf and Ta'izz provinces.

    West Asia
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    FIFA: 'No foul play' in Qatar World Cup bid

    It comes a day after a Saudi government-linked lobby in Washington said Doha should be stripped of its right to host the tournament for alleged "ethics violations".

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    Deposed Saudi crown prince reportedly put under house arrest

    The guards at Mohammed bin Nayef’s palace in Jidda have reportedly been replaced by guards loyal to Mohammed bin Salman and Nayef has not been allowed to leave his palace since then, the report said.

    West Asia
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    Is There Still Hope For Higher Oil Prices? 

    Oil prices have cratered in recent weeks, dipping to their lowest levels in more than seven months and any sense of optimism has almost entirely disappeared. All signs point to a period of "lower for longer.

    Business
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    Saudi prince reveals ‘US conditions’ for Mohamed Bin Salman to be king

    Saudi Prince Khalid Bin Farhan al-Saud, who lives in Germany, has revealed what he claims are the US conditions for helping Mohamed Bin Salman to become King of Saudi Arabia before his father’s death.

    West Asia
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    Qatar is giving Saudi and the UAE a masterclass in international diplomacy

    When it comes to international diplomacy, Saudi Arabia and its friends in the Gulf have the grace of a ballerina wearing hobnailed boots. Weighed down by their own sense of self-importance.

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    Saudi-led demands not 'reasonable or actionable': Qatar

    Qatar has dismissed a list of demands submitted by four Arab countries as neither reasonable or actionable. The list was received by Qatar's ministry of foreign affairs on June 22.

    West Asia
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    Saudi Arabia Deports 15,000 Qatari Camels

    After Saudi Arabia broke off relations with Qatar on June 5, Riyadh made clear it wanted nothing to do with its tiny Arab neighbor. Trade is cut off, planes headed to Qatar can’t fly through Saudi airspace.

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    Suicide bomber blows himself up as Saudis foil Grand Mosque plot

    Saudi security forces said Saturday they disrupted a plot to attack the Grand Mosque at Makkah, home to the holiest site in Islam, just as Ramazan concludes.

    West Asia
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    HRW urges new Saudi crown prince to end rights violations, pursue reforms

    Human Rights Watch (HRW) has called on newly-appointed Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman to put an end to the country’s longstanding human rights violations and make a commitment .

    West Asia
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    Cut ties with Iran, hand over extremists and shut down Al Jazeera: Saudi’s to Qatar

    Saudi Arabia and other West Asian countries on Thursday placed a list of demands before Qatar, nearly three weeks after they first cut diplomatic ties with the kingdom, AP reported on Friday.

    West Asia
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    Egypt court votes against transfer of islands to Saudi Arabia

    An Egyptian court has overruled a previous verdict authorizing the transfer of two strategic Egyptian islands to Saudi Arabia, something President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi has agreed to in a controversial deal.

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