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Gulf media promotes emigre Qatari royals as feud sours

Qatar's Arab critics are targeting a new pressure point in their feud with Doha - the tiny country's ruling family - permitting state-linked media outlets to portray two little-known Qatari princes living abroad as distinguished statesmen.

Syrians vote in Kurdish-led regions of north

Syrians voted on Friday in an election organized by the Kurdish-led authorities of northern Syria, the start of a three-phase process to set up new governing institutions that aim to shore up regional autonomy.


Alabama Senate race tests Trump’s ability to deliver his voters

WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump will test his ability to persuade his staunchly anti-establishment political base to get behind Republican incumbents when he wades into a bitter U.S. Senate fight in Alabama on Friday.