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In an interview with al-Arabiya, Bahrain’s foreign minister stressed that Manama rejects possible attacks on Saudi Arabia.
Qatar Airways abruptly dropped plans to a buy 10 percent stake in American Airlines, citing the carrier’s “latest public disclosure”.
Kuwait denied a Reuters report that smuggled military advisers and covert Iranian arms shipments to Houthi rebels in Yemen.
Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman unveiled plans for a Red Sea beach resort where “special laws” will permit women to wear bikinis.
A group of Chinese financial institutions will lend Oman USD 3.55 billion, the largest ever transaction for a Gulf region borrower in the Chinese market.
United Arab Emirates
UAE’s ambassador to the U.S., stated that Qatar’s vision for the Arab world opposes that of the Saudi/UAE-led bloc of countries.