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Rights Group Slams Qatar Guardianship Rules for Women

Human Rights Watch on Monday accused Qatar of restricting the lives of its female population through unclear "guardianship" rules requiring adult women to obtain male approval for everyday activities.

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Report: Hariri to Visit Qatar Wednesday

Prime Minister-designate Saad reportedly will visit Qatar on Wednesday to hold talks with Emir of Qatar Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani, media reports said.

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Qatar Says Support for Lebanon Hinges on Govt Formation

Qatari Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohamed bin Abdul Rahman al-Thani met President Michel Aoun at Baabda Palace on Tuesday, and called on political parties to quickly form a new government, assuring that Qatar seeks not to torpedo the French initiative.

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Strict Virus Measures for Club World Cup in Qatar

The Club World Cup will be staged with strict measures to combat the spread of Covid-19, the Qatari organisers said Saturday less than two weeks before the tournament which will be closed to overseas fans.

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Qatar Calls for Gulf Talks with Iran

Qatar has called for Gulf Arab countries to hold talks with Iran, the foreign minister said in an interview aired Tuesday, after Doha reconciled with its neighbours following a rift.

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Bahrain Accuses Qatar of Seizing Bodybuilder on Boat Trip

Bahrain has accused Qatar of seizing one of the kingdom's champion bodybuilders during a fishing trip even as Manama normalised its relationship with its neighbour.

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First Qatar to Saudi Flight to Take off after Thaw

Air travel between Qatar and Saudi Arabia will resume on Monday, according to the countries' airlines, a major landmark as Doha's former rivals normalise ties under a landmark agreement.

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Qatar-Saudi Border Reopens after Thaw

Qatar and Saudi Arabia reopened their land border Saturday, Qatari sources told AFP, as they restore ties following a landmark deal to end a three and a half year rift.

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Gulf Leaders, Kushner, Converge on Saudi Arabia for Crisis Talks

Gulf leaders flew to Saudi Arabia Tuesday for a summit that could yield more breakthroughs in a regional crisis, after Riyadh re-opened its borders to Doha despite lingering enmity between the neighbours.

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Qatar Emir Invited to Gulf Summit amid Diplomatic Row

The Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) said Wednesday that Qatar's ruler is invited to the bloc's summit meeting next week amid efforts to heal rifts between Doha and a Saudi-led alliance.

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