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Arms Sales to GCC Possibly Blocked Until Saudi-Qatar Feud Solved

Washington (GPA) – In a move to put pressure on the Gulf nations to resolve their growing dispute, one senator may stand in the way of future arms sales to the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC). Senator Bob Corker, the chair of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, says he may block future arms sales to nations […]

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Qatar Says it Will Not Negotiate Unless Neighbors Lift Blockade

Doha (MEE) – Qatar’s foreign minister says lifting sanctions is a condition for finding a diplomatic solution to Gulf crisis. Qatar will not negotiate with its neighbors to resolve the Gulf dispute unless they first lift the trade and travel boycott they imposed two weeks ago, its foreign minister said, but added Doha still believed a solution was […]

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Is Qatar a Sacrifice to Build a Sloppy Link Between Iran and ‘Terrorism’?

Tehran (GPA) – Are the western powers and the gulf monarchies looking to sacrifice Qatar to construct a fictitious connection between salafi jihadist organizations and Iran? While everyone is rightfully paying close attention to the current diplomatic fallout between Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) member states, with Saudi Arabia and the UAE on one side against […]

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[PHOTOS] Yemeni Forces Liberate Portions of Mokha, Burn UAE Vehicles

Mokha (GPA) – The following photos released by Yemen’s military depict Yemeni forces setting UAE armored vehicles, trucks, and campsite ablaze after fierce clashes. After successfully liberating portions of Mokha from Saudi-backed control, Ansarullah fighters seized abandoned weapons and set UAE vehicles on fire. Yemeni forces also successfully seized areas of Taiz back from control of […]