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  World   Middle East  12 Jul 2017

World, Middle east, 12 Jul 2017

Gulf crisis: Tillerson hold talks with Arab ministers over Qatar boycott

Four Arab states on Tuesday quickly dismissed a counter-terrorism deal signed between Qatar and the United States as 'insufficient'.

12 Jul 2017 7:39 PM

Saudi public schools to start physical education for girls after a long wait

The Shura Council approved the introduction of physical education for girls in 2014, but clerics decried it as ‘Westernisation’.

12 Jul 2017 3:43 PM

Little sign of hardship: Qatar living large despite month long Arab siege

Qatar denies supporting extremism and has condemned the closures as an attack on its sovereignty.

12 Jul 2017 1:07 PM

Qatar signs agreement with US on boosting counterterrorism to ease Gulf crisis

The agreement addresses one of the core allegations made against Qatar by the Arab states, who accused Doha of supporting extremists.

12 Jul 2017 9:22 AM

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