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Montevideo, September 21st 2018 - 12:12 UTC

Tag: Arab countries

  • Monday, June 5th 2017 - 10:26 UTC

    Arab countries isolate Qatar; Emirate is accused of cozying to Iran and supporting terrorism

    A Cairo court sentenced the group's spiritual leader, Mohammed Badie, to life in prison last month for murder and violence in connection with nationwide protests

    Arab countries began cutting off diplomatic relations with the Persian Gulf emirate of Qatar on Monday, accusing it in general terms of supporting terrorism. Egypt accused Qatar specifically of supporting the Muslim Brotherhood, Egypt's state news agency reported.

  • Thursday, March 10th 2011 - 06:51 UTC

    A Brazilian view of the current situation in Arab countries

    Former Brazilian Foreign Secretary Celso Amorim

    During Brazil's two decades of military dictatorship, it would have been unthinkable that a female former revolutionary would lead the country in the 21st century. That transition, from autocracy to democracy, might offer some lessons for rebels across the Arab world, Brazil’s longest serving foreign minister told a forum organised by the Al Jazeera Centre for Studies in Doha, Qatar.