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Row over haj pilgrimage helps fuel Qatar rift with Saudi Arabia

Added: 22.08.2017 14:48 | 0 views | 0 comments

A row over access for Qataris to Islam's annual haj pilgrimage is further poisoning relations between their country and Saudi Arabia and aggravating a wider diplomatic rift with other Arab powers.

From: www.straitstimes.com

Post-ISIL Iraq: Decoding Muqtada al-Sadr's Gulf visits

Added: 22.08.2017 7:17 | 7 views | 0 comments

By reaching out to Saudi Arabia and the UAE, the Shia leader is attempting to counterbalance Iran's influence in Iraq.

From: www.aljazeera.com

Saudi renews Iraq ties in bid to distance Iran

Added: 22.08.2017 6:08 | 17 views | 0 comments

August 22, 2017 1:08 PM
BAGHDAD (AFP) - Influential Iraqi Shiite cleric Moqtada Sadr's visit to Saudi Arabia at the end of July signalled the Gulf Sunni powerhouse's ambition to distance its Iranian foe from policy-making in Baghdad.

From: www.straitstimes.com

Millennium Hotels signs for two landmark hotels in Makkah, Saudi Arabia

Added: 21.08.2017 11:35 | 16 views | 0 comments

Millennium Hotels & Resorts, Middle East and Africa is continuing with its successful expansion strategy across Saudi Arabia by announcing the takeover of two landmark hotels in the city of Makkah.

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Qatar denies blocking Saudi haj pilgrimage flights

Added: 21.08.2017 10:26 | 13 views | 0 comments

August 21, 2017 5:26 PM
DOHA (AFP) - Qatar on Monday (Aug 21) denied it had banned Saudi Arabian flights from landing in the emirate to transport Muslim pilgrims to Mecca, after an accusation by authorities in Riyadh.

From: www.straitstimes.com

Post-ISIL Iraq: Decoding Muqtada al-Sadr's Gulf visits

Added: 20.08.2017 15:16 | 12 views | 0 comments

By reaching out to Saudi Arabia and the UAE, the Shia leader is attempting to counterbalance Iran's influence in Iraq.

From: www.aljazeera.com

S. Arabia to open border, airports to Qatari pilgrims

Added: 17.08.2017 22:00 | 4 views | 0 comments

August 18, 2017 5:00 AM
RIYADH • Qatari pilgrims began arriving in Saudi Arabia yesterday after Saudi King Salman ordered the reopening of the border with the emirate to facilitate the annual haj pilgrimage, in the first sign of a thaw after the worst diplomatic crisis in the Gulf in years.

From: www.straitstimes.com

Despite Rift, Saudi Arabia Says It Will Allow Qatari Pilgrims To Attend Hajj

Added: 17.08.2017 18:21 | 5 views | 0 comments

Qatar has been isolated by neighboring countries in a heated diplomatic standoff. But Saudi Arabia has announced it plans to open its border to allow pilgrims from the tiny Gulf country.

From: www.npr.org

Despite Rift, Saudi Arabia Says It Will Allow Qatari Pilgrims To Attend Hajj

Added: 17.08.2017 18:21 | 10 views | 0 comments

Qatar has been isolated by neighboring countries in a heated diplomatic standoff. But Saudi Arabia has announced it plans to open its border to allow pilgrims from the tiny Gulf country.

From: www.npr.org

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