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Migrants 'stuck in Saudi' as Qatari bosses forced out

Rights body says Asian workers employed by Qataris in the kingdom have been left without accommodation and money.

Ali Bin Smaikh al-Marri

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Qatar to hire Swiss lawyers to sue Gulf blockade states

Rights body says Saudi Arabia, the UAE and Bahrain are 'responsible to compensate' those hit by the anti-Qatar measures.

Qatar

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Turkish military 'returns fire' at Kurdish YPG forces

Army says it retaliated by destroying ‘detected targets’ in Syria after attack by Kurdish forces in northern Syria.

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UAE envoy: Gulf states considering new Qatar sanctions

Saudi-led bloc could take further action against Qatar by 'imposing conditions on trade partners', UAE envoy says.

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Letter calls on UAE to release Ahmed Mansoor

Political and human rights advocates call for the release of Ahmed Mansoor, who has spent 100 days in UAE detention.

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Hamas creates no-go security zone on border with Egypt

Closed military zone building is part of deal with Egypt to boost security, Gaza's security official says.

no-go security zone

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UN: Demand to shut Al Jazeera a threat to media freedom

UN rights expert says Saudi-led campaign to close the Al Jazeera network is a 'major blow to media pluralism'.

Al Jazeera

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Qatar: Saudi demands unacceptable, not backed by proof

Foreign minister says Doha agrees with the US' position that demands submitted by a Saudi-led bloc should be 'rational'.

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Saudi Arabia: Qatar demand list is non-negotiable

Doha must 'amend its behaviour' or 'remain isolated', says Riyadh's foreign minister Adel al-Jubeir.

Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir

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Media group backs Al Jazeera amid closure calls

Digital Content Next joins a host of groups in supporting Al Jazeera against the Saudi-led calls for its closure.

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