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Qatar appoints four women to Shura Council

Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani appoints 28 new Shura Council member, including four women.

Hessa Sultan al-Jaber

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Saudi, UAE, Kuwait urge citizens to leave Lebanon

Governments of three Gulf states urge citizens to leave 'as soon as possible' and warn against travelling to Lebanon.

Saad al-Hariri in Riyadh

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Twitter users in Qatar decry song criticising nation

Group of prominent singers from several Gulf countries launch song accusing Qatar of creating the GCC crisis.

A group of singers

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Saudi 'freezes bank accounts' of Mohammed bin Nayef

Accounts of former Saudi crown prince reportedly frozen as Mohammed bin Salman's anti-corruption purge widens.

Mohammed bin Nayef

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UN clears Qatar over treatment of migrant workers

Trade unions urge Gulf nations to follow Qatar's lead as UN's ILO dismisses complaints over foreign labour treatment.

migrant workers

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Barzani: US knew Iraqi forces planned Kirkuk takeover

Ex-president of Kurdish Regional Government Masoud Barzani says he wants to resolve tensions with Baghdad with dialogue.

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US urges UN action after Saudi blames Iran over missile

Washington calls on international community to hold Iran accountable over firing of rocket from Yemen into Saudi Arabia.

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Saudi air strikes kill children in Yemen's Hajjah area

Activists and local media say at least 30 Yemenis, including women and children, were killed in raids in north Yemen.

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Qatar accuses blockading countries of fragmenting GCC

In joint press conference with Iraqi counterpart, Qatari FM said Quartet actions 'backfired'.

Doha, Qatar

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Saudi Arabia and Iran in war of words

Crown prince accuses Iran of 'direct military aggression' as kingdom seeks to curb Iranian influence across the region.

Mohammed bin Salman

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Citizens should 'carefully consider' travel due to 'terrorist' threats and cross-border violence, State Department says.

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