Under the Biden administration, various normalisation efforts have started across the region, ranging from Turkey-Egypt rapprochement, to Iran-Saudi talks.
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Both regional powerhouses are reconciling for wider cooperation across the Middle East from the eastern Mediterranean to tightening economic ties.
Ali Sherif al Emadi has been minister of finance in Qatar since 2013 and sits on the board of its powerful $300 billion sovereign wealth fund, the Qatar Investment Authority. He is also chairman of the board of directors of Qatar National Bank.
Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman's tone has shifted drastically with regards to Iran, and it bodes well for the whole region.
The Arab world has had a chequered relationship with Turkey since World War I but in recent days there has been a wave of political collaboration and conflict resolution.
Serving human rights and social justice is a noble cause. However, falling prey to sensationalism and psy-ops while vilifying Qatar is counterproductive.
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Saudi Arabia and Egypt have made a genuine attempt at reconciliation while the UAE and Bahrain are still dragging their feet.
Qatar has faced criticism for its treatment of migrant workers, many of whom are involved in preparations for the World Cup, with rights groups accusing employers of exploitation and forcing laborers to work in dangerous conditions.
Despite concrete progress, women "continue to face deep discrimination in almost all aspects of their lives," the rights watchdog said in a report calling for reform.
Burak Yilmaz scored a three goals – a long-range shot, a penalty kick and a well-taken free-kick – to fire his team into victory in the opening match of the European Qualifiers for the 2022 FIFA World Cup.
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