Gulf diplomatic crisis: UAE warns to expel Qatar from GCC, calls for a ‘change of behaviour’

FirstpostLondon: The United Arab Emirates warned Qatar on Monday it could not belong to the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) if it undermined regional security, calling for a “change of behaviour” but not “regime change”. Anwar Gargash, the UAE state minister for … ..

Qatar urges Trump to intervene in Gulf crisis

The HillAs the diplomatic crisis in the Gulf nears its first full month, Qatari officials are urging the White House to exert its considerable influence on the nations that have imposed a blockade on the tiny peninsula state. Qatar is asking the U.S. to Erdogan rejects Arab demands; Turkish troops stay in Qatar ..

Russia Warns US It Could Expel Americans Over Diplomatic Dispute

New York TimesA Russian waterfront compound in Maryland that was seized by the United States in December 2016. Credit Jim Lo Scalzo/European Pressphoto Agency. MOSCOW — Russia is losing patience and is prepared to expel American diplomats if the United States …Russia, mulling expulsions, says too many US spies work in Moscow ..

Calls for Stripping Qatar of World Cup suggests Gulf crisis at a stalemate

The NationWith little chance of FIFA acting on the demand any time soon, the move suggests that the alliance, struggling to figure a way forward amid mounting international pressure for a face-saving way out of the six-week-old Gulf crisis, needs to be seen to Boycott nations demand FIFA strips Qatar of 2022 World Cup – report ..

Qatar Airways to Be Biggest Victim in Gulf Diplomatic Breakdown

BloombergQatar’s state airline is set to become the biggest loser from the diplomatic breakdown in the Persian Gulf—with competitors in Dubai and Abu Dhabi also set to suffer. Some 76 daily flights are likely to be grounded, of which 52 are operated by Qatar Oil falls 1 percent on fears Middle East rift could harm OPEC cuts ..