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Saudi Arabia and the Gulf States

25th August 2017 – Quoted by Arab News

Qatar restores diplomatic ties with Iran

David Andrew Weinberg

Qatar is restoring full diplomatic relations with Iran and will send its ambassador back to Tehran. more...

Analysis & Commentary

14th September 2017 – Quoted by Mohamed Zain - Egypt Today

Qatar crisis hits 100 days, Doha policies remain unchanged

Jonathan Schanzer

One hundred days have passed since countries decided to take a step against the tiny emirate of Qatar and its policies that financed and backed terrorism, contributed in destabilizing the region, drove wedges between neighboring countries and spread chaos to achieve its own schemes and agendas. more...

13th September 2017 – Quoted by Ben Cohen - The Algemeiner

Outrage Over Hamas Fuels Opposition to Planned Meetings Between Qatari Leaders & US Jewish Groups

Jonathan Schanzer

Opposition is mounting within the US Jewish community to a series of planned meetings over the coming week between American Jewish leaders and senior Qatari representatives reported to include the Gulf state’s emir, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, and other members of the ruling family. more...

12th September 2017 – i24 News


Jonathan Schanzer

FDD senior vice president Jonathan Schanzer discuss Qatar's attempt to court Jews on Crossroads on i24 News. more...

12th September 2017 – Quoted by Amir Tibon - Haaretz

Qatar Trying to Arrange Meeting With Jewish American Leaders as Part of PR Push

Jonathan Schanzer

'They need to stop funding Hamas,' says ZOA chief, who refused meeting with gas-rich emirate, currently paying to improve its relations with U.S. Jews more...