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Qatar, Saudi Arabia To Islamize One Of Europe’s Greatest Cathedrals

zerohedge.com / by Giulio Meotti via The Gatestone Institute / Jul 19, 2017 4:00 AM In Islamic symbolism, Córdoba is the lost Caliphate. Political authorities in Córdoba dealt a blow to the Catholic Church’s claim of ownership of cathedral by declaring that “religious consecration is not the way to acquire property”. But this is how history works, especially in […]

CNN Caught Faking News Again: Now It’s The UAE, Not Russia, Who “Hacked” Qatar

zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden / Jul 16, 2017 8:53 PM Just over a month ago, we expressed amazement at just how sophisticated, efficient and pervasive the ‘Russian hacking’ community had become after CNN reported – citing unnamed government officials of course – that they had managed to hack into a Qatari News Agency and post a ‘fake’ news story all […]

CNN Caught Faking News Again: US Intel Accuses UAE, Not Russia, Of Orchestrating Qatari “Hack”

Just over a month ago, we expressed amazement at just how sophisticated, efficient and pervasive the ‘Russian hacking’ community had become after CNN reported – citing unnamed government officials of course – that they had managed to hack into a Qatari News Agency and post a ‘fake’ news story all in an attempt to drive […]

Got Milk? First 165 Cows Airlifted To Qatar

It appears that the Gulf blockade against Qatar will remain in place for the foreseeable future after representatives from Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Bahrain and the UAE dismissed Qatar's response to their 13 demands as “not serious” and pledged to continue to keep the Gulf state under political and economic sanctions until it changes its policies. […]

Turkey Deploys “Fifth Batch” Of Troops To Qatar

While Rex Tillerson was actively seeking to resolve the Qatar crisis with his “shuttle diplomacy” tour across the Gulf, signing a memorandum of understanding with Qatar on fighting terrorism in Doha on Tuesday  after spending Monday in Turkey and Kuwait, Qatar said more Turkish troops had arrived at a Turkish military base in Doha after […]

QATAR vs SAUDI ARABIA: Who Benefits from Shift in Gulf State Dynamics?

21stcenturywire.com / Niraj Srivastava / JULY 7, 2017 In an analysis of the ongoing dispute between Saudi Arabia and Qatar published on June 12, this writer had commented that the “Saudis might have bitten off more than they can chew.” That is what appears to be happening, according to the latest developments in the region. When the Saudis […]

The Only Way Out Of The Qatar Crisis

Authored by Ahmed Chari via The Strategic Culture Foundation, Qatar has been known for years as a small peninsula nation that punches far above its weight. Its immense oil wealth and enormous influence, through its English- and Arabic-language Al Jazeera channels, have given it diplomatic clout across the Arab world. Its soft power has been […]

One Day Before The Saudi Ultimatum Expires, A Defiant Qatar Is “Ready To Face The Consequences”

Two days ago, when previewing the showdown in the Qatar “diplomatic quagmire“, we reminded readers that “Qatar only has until July 3 to comply with the 10-day ultimatum of 13 demands imposed by the Saudi-led bloc”, a list which the Saudis described as non-negotiable, with Riyadh’s foreign minister Adel al-Jubeir saying Doha must “amend its […]

Bizarre Tanker Cooperation Prompts Questions If Qatar, Saudi Feud Is Staged

Either the blockade of Qatar by Saudi Arabia and its allies (recall the Saudi ultimatum expires on July 3) and the whole Qatar “crisis” is the most staged and produced diplomatic stunt since last summer’s Turkish “coup”, or for some unknown reason, the worse the diplomatic relations between Qatar and Saudi Arabia get, the more […]

Saudi Arabia Is Weakening US Influence In The Middle East

Authored by Federico Pieraccini via The Strategic Culture Foundation, As widely anticipated, tensions between members of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) are slowly corroding the unity of Washington’s allies in the Middle East In a series of almost unprecedented events among Washington's regional allies, the crisis between Saudi Arabia and Qatar seems to worsen by the day. […]