Alahednews Alahednews Gulf Families Torn Apart by Discrimination amid Crisis Gulf Crisis shows how discrimination in Saudi Arabia, UAE and Qatar tor families apart. Qatar Row: Emir Ready for Gulf Crisis Dialogue with Conditions Qatar’s ruler said he is ready for dialogue to resolve the diplomatic crisis with the Saudi-led bloc. Qatar Row: Doha Changes Anti-Terror Law Amid Gulf Crisis Amid Gulf row, Qatar announced changes to its anti-terror legislation. US Ends Controversial Laptop Ban on Middle East Carriers The US ended the controversial travel ban on US bound flights. US Intel: UAE Orchestrated Qatari Gov’t Sites Hacking US intelligence officials said that the UAE orchestrated the hacking of Qatari government sites. Qatar FM: Gulf Crisis Can’t Be Resolved Soon Qatari FM said the Gulf diplomatic crisis can’t be solved in one day. US’ Tillerson to Return to Qatar for Talks US Secretary of State is to travel back to Doha for more talks on the crisis in Qatar. US-Saudi Talks End w/o Fixing Qatar Crisis US talks with Saudi Arabia and allies ends without solution to Qatar crisis. Qatar Row: Arab States Say Doha-US Terror Accord «Insufficient» The Arab states said the Qatar-Doha terror accord is insufficient. Qatar Row: EU Warns GCC May Fall Apart Amid Dispute The EU warned that the Arab regional grouping of the GCC might collapse. Qatar CB Governor: We Can Weather Arab Sanctions With $340 Bln in Reserves Qatar has $340 billion in reserves including holdings of its sovereign wealth fund that could help the Gulf country to weather the isolation imposed b Qatar: We’re Too Rich to Worry about What Saudi Does Qatar said its huge state wealth means country can withstand Saudi-led sanctions. Gulf Crisis: Pentagon Reaffirms ‘Strategic Security Partnership’, Mutual Interests with Qatar Washington still sees Qatar as a reliable and strategic partner in the US-led anti-Daesh [the Arabic acronym for the Takfiri ‘ISIS/ISIL’ group] c Qatar Row: Saudi-Led Bloc Vows New Measures The Saudi-led bloc vows new measures against Qatar describing Doha’s rejection of demands as a threat. German Intelligence to Help Clear Up Qatar Accusations Germany’s intelligence service will help in clearing up Qatar accusations. Qatar Row: Doha Responds to Demands After Deadline Extended Qatar responded to a list of demands after Saudi Arabia and its allies’ 48-hours ultimatum. Qatar Row: Top Gulf Diplomats in US for Talks, Saudis Remain Tough Top Gulf diplomats were in Washington Tuesday as US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson sought to help resolve the stubborn Qatar crisis Qatar Row: Bahrain Accuses Doha of Military Escalation Bahrain’s foreign minister accused Qatar of a ’military escalation’ in the Gulf diplomatic crisis. Qatar Row: Doha Slams Gulf Ultimatum as «Unrealistic» Qatar said the list of 13 demands put forward by the Gulf nations and Egypt is neither ’reasonable’ nor ’realistic’. Emirati Princesses Convicted in Belgium for Human Trafficking Eight Emirati princesses were convicted of human trafficking by a Belgian court. HRW: US Use of Phosphorus Endangers Civilians in Iraq, Syria HRW warned that the use of phosphorus by US-led coalition endangers civilian lives in Iraq and Syria. Qatar Row: UAE Says «No Military Component» to Actions against Doha The UAE said that there is no military steps to be taken by Arab powers against Qatar. Qatar Row: Iran Begins Food Aid Flights into Doha Iran sent four cargo planes of food to Qatar and plans to provide 100 tons of fruit and vegetables every day. Qatar Row: Saudi Bloc Issues Doha-Linked «Terrorism» List Saudi Arabia and its Arab allies issued a list of groups and people linked to Qatar. Jordan Restaurants Refusing to Serve «Israelis» Jordanian restaurants in Aqaba had been denying service to vacationing ’Israelis’ due to their country of origin.