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Gulf Monarchies Resolve Spat with Qatar, Say Ready to Help Counter Jihadists

Libyan raids herald bolder Arab action as US wavers

Qatar: Club Med for Terrorists

New anti-terror law with approved in United Arab Emirates

UK prime minister: Our generational struggle against a poisonous ideology

Saudi Arabia losing influence in Yemen

Arab Leaders, Viewing Hamas as Worse Than Israel, Stay Silent

Islamic banking rebrands in attempt to go mainstream

The Syria disconnect in US Iraq policy

A court handed jail sentences to seven men arrested last year on suspicion of supporting the Al Nusrah Front in Syria and forming a terrorist cell in the UAE; six received seven-year terms, and the other, who was in absentia, was given a life sentence. Two other men arrested at the same time, both Arabs and not Emirati citizens, were acquitted. The UAE is dispatching an aid convoy to Pakistan's Bannu district to assist those displaced by fighting in Waziristan.

Brotherhood leadership struggles to regroup in exile

Trial was adjourned in the case of nine suspected Al Nusrah Front members accused of participating in al Qaeda-linked activities. The cell, which includes five Tunisians, two Palestinians, a Jordanian, and a Lebanese, is suspected of plotting attacks in UAE, supporting and recruiting for Al Nusrah, and running the jihadist website Sinam al-Islam.

Trial opened in the case of nine suspected al Qaeda members who are accused of forming, recruiting, and financing an al Qaeda cell; planning attacks; and trying "to extend their activities to other countries in the region." Most of the nine suspects, who are all Arab nationals, are from North Africa; one is being tried in absentia.

Converging Interests May Lead to Cooperation Between Israel and Gulf States

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Interpol reveals lax passport screening

Spurning Gulf Arab pressure, Qatar says foreign policy non-negotiable

Arab states withdraw ambassadors from Qatar in protest at 'interference'

Dr Mahmoud al-Jaidah, a Qatari doctor, was sentenced to seven years in prison for supporting the banned Islamic religious group al-Islah, a branch of the Muslim Brotherhood. Activist groups and his family claimed his confessions were obtained after torture. Two Emiratis were also sentenced for the same offenses.