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News Qatar » Security: Qatar calls for EU-style security pact for Middle East

News channel or source: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-germany-security-qatar/qatar-calls-for-eu-style-security-pact-for-middle-east-idUSKCN1G01TK
Publication date: Friday 16 February 2018

MUNICH (Reuters) - Middle Eastern states should put their differences behind them and forge a security pact modeled on the European Union in order to pull the region back from the brink, Qatar’s Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani said on Friday.

News Qatar » Security: The Latest: Qatar emir advocates new regional security push

News channel or source: http://www.nydailynews.com/newswires/news/world/latest-qatar-emir-advocates-new-regional-security-push-article-1.3824579
Publication date: Friday 16 February 2018

The emir of Qatar is declaring a boycott of his country by four Arab nations a "futile" exercise from which it has emerged stronger. He is calling for a new regional security effort in the Middle East. Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani told the Munich ...

News Qatar » Security: Boteach Should Focus on Changing Qatar, Not on Attacking Jewish Leaders’ Efforts to Do So

News channel or source: https://www.algemeiner.com/2018/02/18/boteach-should-focus-on-changing-qatar-not-on-attacking-jewish-leaders-efforts-to-do-so/
Publication date: Sunday 18 February 2018

Can we enlist Qatar to push Hamas to return bodies of dead Israeli soldiers ... Power ended up enabling the passage of one of the worst anti-Israel UN Security Council resolutions in history. Shmuley was, of course, entitled to his own views about Samantha ...

News Qatar » Security: David and Goliath: How Qatar Defeated the Saudi and UAE Annexation Plot

News channel or source: https://www.thenation.com/article/david-and-goliath-how-qatar-defeated-the-saudi-and-uae-annexation-plot/
Publication date: Sunday 18 February 2018

Tillerson and Mattis attended a Qatar-US strategic dialogue in which both heaped fulsome praise on Qatar as an economic and security partner for the United States. The discourse was 180 degrees away from Trump’s breathless tweet of last summer in which ...

News Qatar » Security: Qatar emir says Gulf blockade a ‘futile crisis,’ calls for unity in Middle East

News channel or source: https://www.cnbc.com/2018/02/16/qatar-emir-says-gulf-blockade-was-futile-calls-middle-east-unity.html
Publication date: Saturday 17 February 2018

once believed to be stabilizing factors on the world stage," Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani said in a speech at the Munich Security Conference in Germany. Qatar's emir added: "By diffusing the impact of the illegal and aggressive measures imposed on our ...

News Qatar » Security: Sheikh Tamim: Qatar blockade by GCC countries 'futile'

News channel or source: http://www.aljazeera.com/news/2018/02/qatari-emir-blockade-gcc-countries-proving-futile-180216145427882.html
Publication date: Friday 16 February 2018

An ongoing blockade of Qatar by a Saudi-led group of countries is "futile", the Qatari emir has said, warning that the months-long crisis is undermining the region's security and economic outlook. Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Bahrain and Egypt cut diplomatic ...

News Qatar » Security: Qatar crisis harms regional security: Tillerson

News channel or source: https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/world/qatar-crisis-harms-regional-security-tillerson/ar-BBJ5txq
Publication date: uesday 13 February 2018

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Tuesday called for an end to the more than seven-month dispute between a Saudi-led bloc and Qatar, warning it is harming regional security. Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, the United Arab Emirates and Egypt broke off ties with ...

News Qatar » Security: Are Jared and Ivanka Kushner's Mounting Debts a 'Threat to National Security'?

News channel or source: https://www.haaretz.com/us-news/jared-and-ivanka-kushner-are-millions-more-in-debt-1.5823983
Publication date: Saturday 17 February 2018

It sought funds from investors in Saudi Arabia, Qatar, China, South Korea ... "The fact that Kushner, without full security clearance, is permitted to peruse the President’s Daily Briefing. . . makes all of Kushner’s financial obligations and debts ...

News Qatar » Security: Corker lifts hold on arms sales to Gulf nations in Qatar row

News channel or source: https://www.defensenews.com/breaking-news/2018/02/14/corker-lifts-hold-on-arms-sales-to-gulf-nations-over-qatar-row/
Publication date: Friday 16 February 2018

In a diplomatic visit to Kuwait this week, Tillerson called for an end to the more than seven-month GCC-Qatar dispute, warning that it harms regional security. He also touted Kuwait’s upgrading its Air Force with the purchase of American F/A-18 fighter jets.

News Qatar » Security: Qatar, UAE matches become political footballs in Gulf crisis

News channel or source: https://sports.yahoo.com/qatar-uae-matches-become-political-footballs-gulf-crisis-150733254--sow.html
Publication date: Wednesday 14 February 2018

The AFC decided to keep the traditional home-and-away format of the tournament's group stages after "an independent safety and security assessment" in Qatar, which is preparing to host the 2022 World Cup. But further political landmines lie ahead.