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Syrian rebels claim kidnapped Iranians are spies (Lead)


August 5th, 2012 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Syrian rebels Sunday claimed in a video aired by Al Arabia TV that the 48 Iranians they kidnapped Saturday were members of the elite Iranian ... Read more...

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Iran asks Turkey, Qatar to help release pilgrims in Syria


August 5th, 2012 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Aug 5 (IANS) Iranian Foreign Minister Ali Akbar Salehi has called on Turkey and Qatar to help release 48 Iranian Shia pilgrims abducted in Syria, RIA Novosti reported Sunday.In ... Read more...

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Arab League offers safe exit if Assad resigns


July 23rd, 2012 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 23 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Arab League Monday called on embattled Syrian President Bashar al-Assad to swiftly cede power in exchange for a "safe exit" for him and his ... Read more...

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India, Qatar sign oil pact, discuss Indians’ welfare (Lead)


April 9th, 2012 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) India and energy-rich Qatar, home to half a million Indians, Monday sealed six agreements in diverse areas, including an overarching pact on cooperation in ... Read more...

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India, Qatar sign oil and gas pact


April 9th, 2012 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) India and energy-rich Qatar, home to half a million Indians, Monday signed six agreements in diverse areas, including a pact on cooperation in oil ... Read more...

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Qatari emir to visit India, with gas sale, investment on agenda


March 4th, 2012 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) Qatar's Emir Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa al Thani, one of the world's richest monarchs and whose tiny country of barely two million people has ... Read more...

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Syria ’surprised’ by Qatar’s call to send Arab troops into the country


January 17th, 2012 - 10:59 pm ICT by BNO News
DAMASCUS (BNO NEWS) -- The Syrian government on Tuesday said it was surprised to learn that the Emir of Qatar has voiced his support for Arab troops to be send into Syria ... Read more...

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Emergency Arab League meet on Syria


November 6th, 2011 - 11:19 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, Nov 6 (IANS) The Arab League will hold a ministerial-level emergency meeting October 12 to discuss the continued violence in Syria, the Egypt's official MENA news agency reported Sunday.Qatari ... Read more...

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UAE inaugurates power plant


May 9th, 2011 - 11:42 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, May 9 (IANS/WAM) The UAE Monday inaugurated a 2000 megawatt power and water desalination plant in the emirate of Fujairah.Sheikh Hamad bin Mohammed Al Sharqi, supreme council member ... Read more...

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Qatar Amir close to buyung Manchester United


February 11th, 2011 - 12:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb.11 (ANI): Qatar's Emir Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani is understood to have made a bid for Manchester United.According to the Daily Express, Manchester United's owners, the Glazer family, are ... Read more...

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GCC leaders thank UAE for hosting summit


December 8th, 2010 - 2:34 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Dec 8 (IANS/WAM) Leaders of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) have thanked United Arab Emirates (UAE) President Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan for hosting the summit and for the ... Read more...

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Terrorism on agenda as GCC summit opens in Abu Dhabi (Lead)


December 7th, 2010 - 12:23 am ICT by IANS
By Rahul Dass Abu Dhabi, Dec 6 (IANS) Terrorism was high on the agenda of the two-day six-nation Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) summit that began here late Monday.Addressing the opening session of the ... Read more...

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Iran president calls for regional cooperation to tackle market crisis


November 30th, 2008 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
Doha, Nov 30 (IANS) Iran's President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has called upon the Persian Gulf states to reconcile their differences and collecitvely tackle the impact of the global fianancial crisis on the region's ... Read more...

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Manmohan Singh calls on Emir of Qatar in Doha


November 10th, 2008 - 9:57 pm ICT by ANI
Qatar, Nov 10 (ANI): Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, who is on a three-day visit to Gulf countries met ruler of Qatar, Sheikh Hamad Bin Khalifa Al Thani on Monday.Singh spoke ... Read more...

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India, Qatar to sign pacts on defence and security


November 8th, 2008 - 1:39 pm ICT by IANS
Muscat, Nov 8 (IANS) India and Qatar will sign two agreements on defence and security during Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's visit to the Gulf nation begining Sunday evening - the first ... Read more...

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PM to leave for Oman, Qatar on three-day visit today


November 8th, 2008 - 11:25 am ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov 8 (ANI): Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh is leaving for a three-day visit to Oman and Qatar on Saturday afternoon.The Prime Minister will be accompanied by a high ... Read more...

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Syria hopes for direct talks with Israel


September 4th, 2008 - 5:40 pm ICT by IANS
Damascus, Sep 4 (DPA) Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, hosting a summit of French, Qatari and Turkish leaders, said Thursday he hoped for direct negotiations with Israel.At the same time, he criticized Israel ... Read more...

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