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Qatar files WTO complaint against trade boycott

Qatar tells World Trade Organization Saudi Arabia, UAE and Bahrain are violating trade laws and conventions.

Qatar's rights in the trade

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Otaiba emails: UAE lobbied US to host Taliban office

Leaked emails show Emirati diplomats calling on US to choose Abu Dhabi over Doha for Afghan group's unofficial embassy.

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Hundreds face judges in Turkey's biggest coup trial

Almost 500 suspects are accused of conspiring to overthrow the government from an airbase seen as the plotters' hub.

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Qatar Airways expected to access new flight routes

Officials discuss contingency air routes amid GCC rift with UN aviation agency's governing council in Montreal.

Qatar Airways

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Thousands to be evacuated from Lebanon-Syria border

Under a deal between Hezbollah and Syrian opposition groups, 9,000 fighters and their relatives will return to Syria.

Hezbollah ambulances

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Qatar denies Arab states’ air corridor claim

Qatar says reports that Saudi-led group would allow Qatari planes to use air corridors in emergencies are false.

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Iraq's Muqtada al-Sadr makes rare Saudi visit

'Discussions of common interest' held in Jeddah during influential Shia leader's first visit to the kindgom since 2006.

Muqtada al-Sadr, Mohammed bin Salman

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Qatar rebuts Saudi 'Hajj politicisation' claim

Foreign minister says there has been no suggestion by any Qatari official about internationalising the pilgrimage issue.

Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al Thani

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Israeli court upholds soldier's manslaughter conviction

Court stood by decision to sentence demoted soldier Elor Azaria to 18 months in prison for killing wounded Palestinian.

Sgt. Elor Azaria, an army combat medic

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Saudi-led bloc 'cannot shrink list of demands on Qatar'

Top officials from main countries boycotting Qatar meet in Bahrain to reiterate demand that Doha 'stops funding terror'.

Manama

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Iran and Afghanistan top 2017 Basel AML Index

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Actors, writers quit White House committee over Trump

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Kian Loyd Delos Santos, 17, killed in drug crackdown

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Steve Bannon out as Trump's top strategist: White House

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Floods affect 16 million in Nepal, India and Bangladesh

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Suspected al-Shabab attackers behead 3 in Kenya's Lamu

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