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Gulf crisis: Surrender or dig in for the long haul

Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates (UAE), by breaking off not only diplomatic but also economic relations with Qatar, are likely to make it this time round far more difficult for the Gulf state to resist pressure to change its controversial policies. The stakes are far higher than when Saudi Arabia, the UAE, and …

James Dorsey

Egypt Post suspends services to Qatar

The Egypt Post announced the suspension of all postal services to Qatar starting Tuesday, after the Egyptian government decided to sever its diplomatic ties with Qatar. Egypt announced its reason for cutting for cutting diplomatic ties with Qatar was due to its support of terrorist organisations and inciting division in the region, according to a …

Mohamed Alaa El-Din