Saturday 22 July 2017

Qatar must commit to six principles: Arab quartet

Four Arab nations that have cut ties with Qatar urged the country to commit to six principles on combating extremism and terrorism and negotiate a plan with specific measures to implement them, a report said. Saudi Arabia, the UAE


Tunisian National Dialogue Quartet wins Nobel Peace Prize

Tunisia's National Dialogue Quartet won the Nobel Peace Prize on Friday for its contribution to building democracy after the Jasmine Revolution in 2011, the Nobel Committee said.   The quartet is made up of t


Time for change in Syria, asserts Mursi

Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi said on Wednesday that the time had come for changing the government in Syria and that a quartet of regional states proposed by Cairo to discuss the Syrian crisis would meet. Mursi, making his first pres


Blair sets out on Mideast 'Mission Impossible'

Tony Blair begins his first visit to the region as Middle East envoy on Monday, hoping he can help turn around 60 years of peacemaking failures since Britain ended its mandate over Palestine. 'Mission Impossible' is what the sceptics have,

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