World Court rejects UAE demands for immediate measures against Qatar

The UN’s highest court for inter-state disputes rejected a United Arab Emirates request for immediate measures against Qatar in a dispute over alleged discrimination between the Arab neighbors. (File/Shutterstock)
Updated 14 June 2019
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World Court rejects UAE demands for immediate measures against Qatar

THE HAGUE: The United Nations’ highest court for inter-state disputes on Friday rejected a United Arab Emirates request for immediate measures against Qatar in a dispute over alleged discrimination between the Arab neighbors.
In a 15-1 vote, World Court judges rejected the UAE’s request for immediate action to keep Qatar from blocking access to a UAE website that allows Qataris expelled from the UAE to obtain permits to return. By not allowing access to the site, Dubai argued, Doha was aggravating the dispute.


Donald Trump tells Iran to ‘get out of Yemen’

Updated 16 July 2019
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Donald Trump tells Iran to ‘get out of Yemen’

  • Trump said on Tuesday a lot of progress had been made with Iran and that he was not looking for regime change
  • Pompeo said at the meeting Iran had said it was prepared to negotiate about its missile program

WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump said on Tuesday a lot of progress had been made with Iran and that he was not looking for regime change in Tehran, but said the US wanted the Islamic republic to "get out of Yemen."

Trump, who made the remarks at a Cabinet meeting in the White House, did not give details about the progress, but US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said at the meeting Iran had said it was prepared to negotiate about its missile program.

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