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Diana Soares

An avid reader and news tracker, Rashmi Sacher has worked in an editorial capacity for almost a decade in organisations such as Encyclopaedia Britannica, Cambridge University Press, and Google India. A university topper in Economics, she keeps an eye on the Middle East and the business world and when not working lives to watch films and documentaries.

Qatar partners with the Taliban under the grab of mediation and conflict resolution

Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani

The Afghan militant group shares a special place in the heart and land of Qatari Emir. The decade long bond between the two is based on the foundation of strong political, financial and ideological connection. Starting with political, Qatar houses the political office of the Taliban. It all began back …

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Muslim Brotherhood threatens unification of Yemen

Yemen terrorism

Year after year Yemen civil war has been turning aggressive, with multiple terrorist groups brooding on its ground,  trying to take over the center stage. The nation today is in tatters with different parts governed by different groups ranging from Iran-backed Houthis, Turkey-backed Muslim Brotherhood, Qatar-backed ISIS, UAE-backed Southern separatists …

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US think tank raises concern over Qatar’s increasing ties with Iran and Islamic extremists

US

US non-profit think tank, Hudson Institute, organised an event, to hold discussion over “Countering Violent Extremism: Qatar, Iran and the Muslim Brotherhood”. The talk included senior members of the US Congress, retired officials from previous Republican and Democratic administrations, and several scholars and analysts from other think tanks in Washington. …

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Qatari terror balancing act: Supporting counter-terrorism even while housing terrorist

terrorist

The small, gas-rich nation has been at odds with its neighbors for financing, and sheltering extremists belonging to terror outfits like the Muslim Brotherhood, ISIS, Hamas, Al-Qaeda, etc. The spiritual leader of the Muslim Brotherhood, al-Qaradawi, stays in Qatar and propagate the state-run media house Al Jazeera. Qatar also reportedly …

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Qatar proves irrelevance of UN

Qatar

Wall Street Journal’s recent report revealed how the UN is failing to tide global challenges like terrorism and how immaterial UN sanctions have become. An example of it got unveiled by WSJ report which mentioned that the UN granted permission to Khalifa al-Subaiy to receive a monthly allowance of up …

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