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Sudan Bans Al Jazeera amid Military Crackdown on Pro-Democracy Protestors

Sudanese security forces raided the bureau of the Qatari-owned Al Jazeera news channel in Khartoum late last week amid a deadly military crackdown that ultimately led to troops moving in to crush a peaceful sit-in on Monday by opening gunfire, torching tents, and executing at least 30 people.

In this Thursday, June 8, 2017 photo, Al Jazeera staff work at their TV station in Doha, Qatar. The Arab news network Al-Jazeera has been thrust into the center of the story this week as Qatar came under virtual siege by its Gulf neighbors, pressuring it to shut down the …

Syrians Suffering Under Regime Welcome Israeli Strikes

TEL AVIV – Syrians who are being persecuted by the Assad regime have expressed support for Saturday’s airstrikes by Israel in the embattled country, social media posts in the days since have shown.

Lebanon Israel Syria Flames rise from a missile, which according to the Lebanon national news agency appears to be part of a Syrian air defense missile targeting an Israeli warplane which landed in a lemon grove, in Hasbani village, southwest Lebanon, Saturday, Feb. 10, 2018. Lebanon is protesting Israel's use …

How CNN Cons America, the World, and Itself

President Donald Trump re-ignited his long-running feud with CNN this past weekend. He tweeted: .@FoxNews is MUCH more important in the United States than CNN, but outside of the U.S., CNN International is still a major source of (Fake) news,

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CIA’s Osama bin Laden Documents Reveal Ties to Qatar, Praise for Al Jazeera

A newly released trove of CIA documents linked to the raid on Osama bin Laden’s hideout in Pakistan reveals that the al-Qaeda chief urged his son to travel to Qatar, where he believed the government to be trustworthy, and praised the Qatari news broadcaster Al Jazeera as a potential ally having “little against us.”

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Jewish American Leaders Snub Qatar’s Attempts to Woo Them

TEL AVIV – Jewish leaders in the U.S. have slammed Qatar’s attempts to woo the Jewish community by arranging meetings this week with high-level officials – including the emir and crown prince himself – on the basis that the Gulf state continues to be the chief backer of Palestinian terrorist group Hamas.

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World View: Qatar and Saudi Arabia Have Vitriolic Exchange at Arab League Meeting

Contents: Donald Trump promises to solve the Gulf crisis ‘fairly easily’; Qatar and Saudi Arabia have vitriolic exchangeContents: Donald Trump promises to solve the Gulf crisis ‘fairly easily’; Qatar and Saudi Arabia have vitriolic exchange at Tuesday’s Arab League meeting
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Qatar's Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani attends a Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) summit in the Bahraini capital Manama on December 6, 2016

Israel Revokes Al-Jazeera Reporter’s Press Permit

Israel’s press office said Wednesday it is revoking the credentials of a prominent Al-Jazeera reporter pending a hearing after he told another TV station that the work of Palestinian journalists is part of the “resistance.”

FILE -- In this Nov. 1, 2006 file photo, a Qatari employee of Al Jazeera Arabic language TV news channel walks past the logo of Al Jazeera in Doha, Qatar. Hackers allegedly broke into the website of Qatar's state-run news agency and published a fake story quoting the ruling emir, …

Qatar Crisis: Rex Tillerson Shuffles Between Doha, Saudi Arabia Seeking Resolution

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson spent Tuesday in Qatar after holding meetings in Saudi Arabia and Kuwait to resolve the Gulf diplomatic crisis. As of yet, there has been little sign of progress from Tillerson’s extended mission to the Middle East, although the Saudi royal family thanked him for his efforts.

EDDAH, SAUDI ARABIA - JULY 12 : (----EDITORIAL USE ONLY MANDATORY CREDIT - 'BANDAR ALGALOUD / SAUDI ROYAL COUNCIL / HANDOUT' - NO MARKETING NO ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS - DISTRIBUTED AS A SERVICE TO CLIENTS----) US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson (L) meets with Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman al-Saud …

Iran Seeks Stronger Ties With Qatar: Rouhani

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Sunday said his country wants to bolster ties with Qatar and rejected a Saudi-led blockade of the Gulf Arab emirate.

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani