62 articles tagged "Qatar"
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Why Have Four Presidents plus Two Arab Rulers Got Nowhere in the Qatar Dispute?
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report July 27, 2017

The four-nation Arab group and Qatar don’t trust any mediator or each other.

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Four Arab Nations Mass Military against Qatar
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report July 6, 2017

Egyptian and UAE warships arrive in Bahrain, Saudi troops deploy along Qatar border.

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Turkey Joins Iran’s Anti-US Ranks on Burning Regional Issues
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report June 29, 2017

Turkish and Iranian supplies to Doha stiffen Qatar’s stance against the Saudi-led Arab boycott.

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Washington Speaks with Two Voices on Qatar Crisis. Doha’s Elders Take Charge
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report June 29, 2017

The deposed emir Hamad bin Khalifa al Thani and his wife are back in the saddle.

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Al Qaeda’s Leader Offers Muslim Brothers Partnership-in-Terror
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report June 22, 2017

Ayman Zawahiri tempts the Brotherhood with a chance to save itself by cooperation in Syria.

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Is There a US-Saudi-UAE Plan to Topple Qatar’s Emir?
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report June 15, 2017

The emir Al-Khalifa ignored a Trump invitation to the DC because he was afraid to leave Doha.

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Billions of Hush-Hush Dollars Feed Mid East Conspiracies
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report June 15, 2017

Erdogan says the UAE funded the coup against him, while Qatar’s ransom money for kidnapped princes is still afloat.

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Electricity reduced in Gaza
Military crisis in Qatar may spark Gaza outbreak
DEBKAfile Exclusive Analysis June 13, 2017

The electricity cutback in the Gaza Strip, engineered by Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas to flex muscle against Hamas rule, was just one piece on the checkerboard created by the crackdown Egypt, Saudi Arabia Bahrain and the United Arab Emirates have imposed on Qatar for supporting terrorist groups like the Palestinian extremist Hamas. This is why Egypt likewise shut down power to Gaza.

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Saudi-UAE Ultimatum to Qatar: Cut Ties with Iran, Muslim Brothers, Hamas
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report June 1, 2017

Saudi-UAE ultimatum: Cut ties with Iran, Muslim Brothers and Hamas, or else…

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Ya’alon counts on the Qatari envoy for solving Hamas tunnel problem
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report February 9, 2016

Few Israelis, including the people who wake up at night to the clatter of Gaza Palestinians digging tunnels, have never heard of Mohammed Al-Emadi. But his importance cannot be overestimated, because, as debkafile reveals here, he is the Persian Gulf Emirate of Qatar’s de facto ambassador to the Gaza Strip and to Israel. He is moreover Defense Minister Moshe Ya’alon’s secret weapon against Hamas’s terror tunnels. The impression gaining ground is that Yaalon has no answer to Israel’s security problems other than economic inducements to keep its enemies quiet.

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US and Russia Head up New Grouping for Fighting ISIS, Sustaining Assad in Power
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report August 6, 2015

The US, Russia, Iran, Saudi Arabia and the Gulf have lined up to fight ISIS, after each gives up on primary issues. Bashar Assad stays, by common consent, and the Houthis lose the Yemen war.

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Israeli Diplomacy with Abbas Iced over, but Thrives with Hamas
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report June 25, 2015

The French foreign minister mistimed his peace move because Mahmoud Abbas is consumed with the threat to his position staged by his rival Mohammed Dahlan’s potential comeback. Hamas in contrast is actively interested in a five-year truce deal with Israel.

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King Salman and Abdul-Fatteh El-Sisi
El-Sisi and Salman at Cross Purposes after First Encounter
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report March 5, 2015

The new Saudi King has posed stiff conditions for continuing his predecessor’s generous financial and political assistance to Egyptian president Abdel-Fatteh El-Sisi, who finds himself without Arab allies in his fight against Islamist terrorists.

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Barack Obama and King Salman
Obama and Salman have Little in Common outside Affinity for Muslim Brotherhood
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report February 26, 2015

Obama and Salman have little in common except for their shared affinity for the Muslim Brotherhood. The new king appears to prefer Turkey to Egypt as a close ally.

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Hamas' Khaled Meshaal heads for new exile
Meshaal on point of relocating Hamas’ political headquarters from Doha to Tehran
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report December 27, 2014

Hamas’ political leader Khaled Meshaal, having found sanctuary from Damascus in Doha, is again being hounded from pillar to post. debkafile: A deal struck this week between Egypt and Qatar could force the Hamas leader to settle in the Iranian capital. This would afford Tehran a foothold in the Gaza Strip, its second Mediterranean outpost on the Israeli border after Lebanon. The Egyptian-Qatari memo of understanding, signed in Cairo Wednesday, Dec. 24, pulls emirate support from Brotherhood and Hamas operations against Egypt and Saudi Arabia.

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US Draws Zero Response to Bid for Regional Troops to Fight ISIS
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report September 12, 2014

The Obama strategy has drawn criticism for investing too little to achieve a short, sharp campaign to eradicate ISIS. Regional governments have too few troops to spare.

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Egypt and Emirates Ask Obama to Stay out of Their Action against Qatar
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report August 29, 2014

UAE and Egypt work together to strike Qatari-backed Islamist militias in Libya, in the alliance’s first overt military strike at Qatar and its proxies.

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Fattah El Sisi
Kerry’s Ceasefire Ploy Deepens US Rift with Saudi Arabia, Egypt and Israel
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report July 24, 2014

Kerry turns to Hamas’ patron Qatar for help in forging ceasefire deal as Egypt stays firm on refusal to give up any sovereignty on the Gaza border.

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Binyamin Netanyahu
Israeli PM Pays for Restraint against Hamas with Credibility at Home
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report July 4, 2014

Netanyahu avoids direct engagement with Gaza, despite tensions running high in Jerusalem and the West Bank after Israeli kidnap-murder victims found and the possible revenge killing of a Palestinian in Jerusalem.

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Hillary Clinton, Mohamad Morsi
How Hillary Clinton’s Master Plan for the Mid East Went Awry
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report June 5, 2014

The US attempted to forge a new bloc of Turkey, Qatar, Hamas and the Muslim Brotherhood to counterbalance Iranian power, but Morsi’s ouster as Egyptian president put an end to the short-lived alliance.

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