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Friday 23 June, 2017 Update: Riyadh's List of Demands

The economic and diplomatic blockade imposed on Qatar by Saudi Arabia and a select group of its allies is two and a half weeks old. Neither side has made much of an effort to alleviate the crisis. 377 kata lagi

International Relations

Qatar's neighbors issue long list of demands to end crisis

Saudi Arabia and other Arab nations that have cut ties to Qatar issued a long list of demands Thursday to end the crisis, insisting that their Gulf neighbor shut down Al-Jazeera, scale back ties to Iran and close a Turkish military base in Qatar. 304 kata lagi

Asia

Qatar Today: List of 13 Demands, 10 Days to Comply

A LOT HAPPENING, PEOPLE! I was only going to post the story about Turkey’s military base and kept scrolling through Al Jazeera’s Twitter and NOPE a lot more news to share from only today. 587 kata lagi

Middle East

The Former Anchor Who Says Al-Jazeera Aids Terrorists

Bloomberg, by Eli Lake, June 23, 2017:

Mohamed Fahmy is the last person one would expect to make the case against al-Jazeera.

In 2014, the former Cairo bureau chief for the Qatar-funded television network began a 438-day sentence in an Egyptian prison on terrorism charges and practicing unlicensed journalism. 932 kata lagi

Muslim Brotherhood

US faces historic setback in the Middle East

By M K Bhadrakumar | Indian Punchline | June 23, 2017

The bloc of four Arab countries led by Saudi Arabia that imposed an embargo against Qatar on June 5 has finally presented their charter of demands.

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