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Persian Gulf states pulling ambassadors from Syria

February 7, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

The six-nation Gulf Cooperation Council says it is pulling its ambassadors from Syria because of President Bashar Assad’s refusal to accept Arab attempts to end the country’s bloodshed. Continue Reading

Taliban to open liaison office in Qatar

January 3, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

The Afghan Taliban said today they have reached a preliminary deal with the Gulf state of Qatar to open a liaison office there, in what could be a step toward formal, substantive peace talks to end more than a decade of war.
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Qatar beats out U.S. as 2022 World Cup host

December 2, 2010 in Grand Forks Herald

Russia selected to stage 2018 World Cup tournament. Continue Reading