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August 20, 2017 3:50 PM Saudi says Qatar blocks planes from transporting pilgrims

Saudi Arabia on Sunday said Qatar had refused to allow its planes to land in Doha to transport Qatari Muslims to Mecca for the annual hajj pilgrimage. "Saudi Arabian Airlines director general Saleh al-Jasser has said that the airline has thus far been unable to schedule flights to transport Qatari pilgrims from Hamad International Airport in Doha," read a report 22

August 11, 2017 12:56 PM Athletics-Qatar's Barshim ready to hit new heights

LONDON, Aug 11 (Reuters) - Mutaz Esha Barshim leapt into Sunday's high jump final at the World Athletics Championships in the manner of a man ready to finally ascend to the very summit of his sport. The wiry Qatari, who has jumped higher than anyone in history except Cuban world record holder Javier Sotomayor, breezed through Friday's qualification 14

August 9, 2017 1:10 AM Bahrain, UAE open up airspace for Qatar Airways

MONTREAL (AP) - The world aviation agency says Bahrain and the United Arab Emirates have agreed to open up some of their airspace to Qatar's state-owned airline after it was hit with flight restrictions earlier this summer in a diplomatic dispute. A spokesman for the Montreal-based International Civil Aviation Organization said Tuesday that the flight 11

August 3, 2017 5:01 PM Boeing Dreamliner takes a 17-hour bendy flight path to create an outline of ITSELF over America

In a confounding stunt that has invited admiration and amusement, a Boeing plane has managed to create an outline of itself in the skies over America. The Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner was given clearance to embark on a 4,000-mile winding route that took a staggering 17 hours to complete in order to create the flight path shape. It kicked off from Boeing's 74

August 1, 2017 11:17 PM Rex Tillerson Concedes Russia Ties Are Sour

(WASHINGTON) — The top American diplomat put the onus on Russia Tuesday to take steps to repair flagging relations with the United States, even as he conceded that congressional sanctions would pose a new obstacle. Holding out hope for warmer ties, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said he'd meet with his Russian counterpart within days. — Revealed the U.S. is looking 51

August 1, 2017 2:52 PM Former Newcastle United striker currently training with quadruple winners South Shields

South Shields clinched promotion to the Evostik League First Division North as champions last term - and also won the FA Vase at Wembley Former Newcastle United striker Lomana Lua Lua is currently training with quadruple winners South Shields. The Mariners clinched promotion to the EvoStik League First Division North as champions last term, as well as lifting 45

August 1, 2017 3:37 AM Qatar files WTO complaint over Gulf trade 'siege'

Qatar has filed a complaint with the World Trade Organization over an "illegal siege" imposed by its Gulf neighbours, the commerce ministry said on Monday. The gas-rich emirate has been slapped with sanctions and demands after four countries including regional kingpin Saudi Arabia cut ties with it on June 5, accusing Doha of fostering Islamist groups 20

July 31, 2017 5:52 AM Qatar accuses Saudis of hampering Qatari hajj pilgrims

The Qatari authorities have accused Saudi Arabia of jeopardising the annual hajj pilgrimage to Mecca of Qatari pilgrims by refusing to guarantee their safety. Saudi Arabia and its allies have been boycotting Qatar since June 5, accusing it of backing extremist groups and of ties to Shiite Iran, in the region's worst diplomatic crisis in years. On July 20, Riyadh 35

July 27, 2017 9:31 AM Dubai bans popular business website over 'false news'

Authorities in the United Arab Emirates have banned a leading business website and magazine for one month for allegedly publishing "false news" on failed real estate projects in Dubai. Arabian Business has withdrawn the report, entitled "51 Dubai projects under liquidation process," and posted an apology stating "the information published related to projects 30

July 24, 2017 4:04 PM Turkish president meets Qatari leader over Gulf dispute

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) - Turkey's president on Monday urged Qatar and Arab countries isolating it to negotiate an end to the crisis dividing them as he wrapped up a two-day Gulf tour. Presidential spokesman Ibrahim Kalin said in a brief statement that President Recep Tayyip Erdogan voiced his support for mediation efforts being led by Kuwait 24