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July 21, 2017 7:39 PM Qatar's emir says ready to talk but "sovereignty must be respected"

DOHA, July 21 (Reuters) - Qatar's ruling emir said on Friday he was ready for dialogue but any solution to the Gulf crisis must respect Qatar's sovereignty. Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani also said in a televised speech that he valued Kuwait's mediation and the support of other countries for the efforts, including the United States, Turkey and Germany 13

July 12, 2017 5:33 PM Government criticised over 'suppressed' extremist report

A government refusal to publish a report on the funding of UK Islamist extremist groups has been criticised. Amber Rudd said she had decided to do so for national security reasons. Opposition parties claimed the internal review was being "suppressed" to protect Saudi Arabia which has been accused of being a source of funding. The Home Office has been under 77

July 6, 2017 11:17 PM Barcelona star Sergio Busquets names Real Madrid rival Casemiro as one the best defensive midfielders in the world

Barcelona star Sergio Busquets has given rare praise to a member of Real Madrid's squad after naming Casemiro as one the best defensive midfielders in world football. The Brazil international excelled last season as Madrid claimed both the Champions League and La Liga titles ahead of their bitter rivals from Catalonia. When asked to name to name the best five defensive 25

July 5, 2017 12:29 AM Saudi Arabia has 'clear link' to UK extremism, report says

Saudi Arabia is the chief foreign promoter of Islamist extremism in the UK, a new report has claimed. The Henry Jackson Society said there was a "clear and growing link" between Islamist organisations in receipt of overseas funds, hate preachers and Jihadist groups promoting violence. The foreign affairs think tank called for a public inquiry into the role of Saudi 30

July 4, 2017 11:37 AM South Korea appoint Shin as new coach

Shin Tae-yong has been appointed the new head coach of South Korea on a contract until after the 2018 World Cup. Shin oversaw the Under-23 side at Rio 2016 and was in charge for the Under-20 World Cup on home soil in May and June. He has now been promoted to the senior position after Uli Stielike had his contract cancelled last month following a 3-2 loss to Qatar 29

July 3, 2017 7:37 PM Turkish Airlines CEO says electronics ban on U.S. flights to be lifted on July 5

ANKARA, July 3 (Reuters) - The chief executive of Turkish Airlines expects the ban on electronic devices on flights the United States to be lifted on July 5, he said on Twitter on Monday. Earlier on Monday, the United States lifted a ban on laptops in cabins on flights from Abu Dhabi to the United States, saying Etihad Airways had put in place required 16

July 3, 2017 3:42 AM Trump speaks with Gulf state leaders, urges unity

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump has spoken separately with several leaders of nations in the Persian Gulf region and addressed ongoing disputes between Qatar and some of its Arab neighbors. The White House says Trump urged unity and reiterated the importance of stopping terrorist financing and discrediting extremist ideology. Trump spoke Sunday 23

June 30, 2017 3:12 PM Qatari riyals no longer available at many UK banks

A number of UK High Street banks have stopped trading in Qatari riyals. Individual customers at Barclays, RBS, Lloyds Banking Group and Tesco Bank cannot currently buy or sell riyals. Qatar is isolated by its neighbours, who accuse it of backing terrorism. Its central bank says it will guarantee all transactions for customers inside and outside the country 104

June 29, 2017 1:12 PM Qatari rights body to hire Swiss firm to seek damages against Gulf states

DOHA, June 29 (Reuters) - A Qatari human rights group is hiring a Swiss law firm to help seek compensation for citizens affected by sanctions imposed by Saudi Arabia and other Arab states, two sources familiar with the matter said on Thursday. Lalive, a law firm with offices in Geneva, Zurich and Doha, is finalising an agreement with Qatar's government-appointed 21

June 29, 2017 12:30 PM Qatar's defence minister to visit Turkey amid base controversy

The defence minister of Qatar is to visit its ally Turkey on Friday, state media reported, as Ankara resists pressure to shutter a military base in the emirate's unresolved row with Gulf neighbours. Hamad bin Ali al-Attiyah will meet with Turkish Defence Minister Fikri Isik at the defence ministry in Ankara, the state-run news agency Anadolu said on Thursday 15