DOHA (Reuters) - Qatar held military exercises with Turkish troops on Monday, demonstrating one of its few strong alliances after two weeks of ostracism and economic isolation imposed by neighbors which accuse the U.S. ally of supporting terrorism. (Reuters World News) More
Qatar's neighbours issue steep list of demands to end crisis
The Turkish forces are there to take part in joint military exercises, but also as a show of support for Qatar amid its blockade by several of its close neighbors in the region. “We hope the list of demands will soon be presented to Qatar and will be ...
Posted on 23 June 2017 | 6:50 pm | Google News
The Change in Saudi Arabia's Royal Succession Portends Darker Times for the Region
Later, in December 2015, as part of an anti-terrorism initiative, some nations from the Muslim world did send troops to participate in exercises in Saudi Arabia, but no details of the participants have been revealed officially, nor is there any ...
Posted on 21 June 2017 | 7:22 am | Google News
Qatar says it will not negotiate unless neighbors lift 'blockade'
Qatar has relished support from Turkey during the dispute. Its state-funded pan-Arab Al Jazeera ... It reported that additional Turkish troops had arrived in Qatar on Sunday for the exercises, although military sources in the region told Reuters the ...
Posted on 19 June 2017 | 4:06 pm | Google News
Turkish troops hold exercises in Qatar in show of support
DOHA (Reuters) - Qatar held military exercises with Turkish troops on Monday, demonstrating one of its few strong alliances after two weeks of ostracism and economic isolation imposed by neighbors which accuse the U.S. ally of supporting terrorism ...
Qatar, Saudi Arabia, and the Gulf Cooperation Council Crisis
Posted on 19 June 2017 | 7:03 am | Google News
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US moves to reassure Qatar with arms sale, joint exercise
The Sun Daily
DOHA: The United States agreed a US$12 billion (RM51.3 billion) warplane sale to Qatar and began manoeuvres with its military Thursday, re-affirming support for the emirate in the throes of a diplomatic crisis with its neighbours. A deal for the "state ...
Posted on 15 June 2017 | 11:06 pm | Google News
Turkey FM in Doha as UN 'alarmed' by Gulf crisis
The reference to "all fronts" could refer to Turkey's military base in Qatar. Turkey's state-run Anadolu news agency said Cavusoglu would on Thursday, une 15, travel to Kuwait – which is also seeking to solve the crisis – before holding talks with ...
Posted on 14 June 2017 | 6:29 pm | Google News
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