Recent News Headlines : Qatar - Qatar

US ENDS LAPTOP BAN ON MIDDLE EAST CARRIERS


The UK continues to enforce a similar in-cabin ban on electronics ban on flights from some Middle Eastern airports... READ MORE

20th July, 2017 355

THREE YEARS INTO CHEAP OIL THE GULF STILL HAS A PROBLEM


The six members of the Gulf Cooperation Council have curtailed subsidies and introduced new taxes to bolster non-oil revenue and reduce ballooning budget deficits... READ MORE

20th July, 2017 240

GULF STATES 'REBUFF BID TO EASE HUMANITARIAN IMPACT'


The Saudi government is inciting its citizens against Qataris... READ MORE

19th July, 2017 682

FIFA'S REWARDING BAD ACTORS BY LETTING RUSSIA AND QATAR HOST WORLD CUPS


FIFA's rewarding bad actors by letting Russia and Qatar host World Cups... READ MORE

19th July, 2017 29

QATAR REJECTS ARAB STATES' ACCUSATIONS, UK'S JOHNSON FLIES TO SAUDI


The four Arab states have cut diplomatic and transport ties with Qatar, which they also accuse of allying with their regional arch-foe Iran... READ MORE

18th July, 2017 4

REPORT: HAMBURG 'ANTI-QATAR PROTESTERS' WERE PAID


In another video, the voice of a purported protest participant says people got paid to protest against Qatar... READ MORE

18th July, 2017 712

QATAR WEIGHS SEEKING DAMAGES OVER GULF BLOCKADE


Several other businesses were also disrupted including the country's national flag carrier Qatar Airways, whose flights to Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Egypt and Bahrain remain suspended... READ MORE

18th July, 2017 1573

ANWAR GARGASH: UAE NOT INVOLVED IN QATAR HACKING


In response, Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Egypt and Bahrain cut diplomatic and transport ties with Qatar on June 5, accusing it of supporting terrorism ... READ MORE

17th July, 2017 926

UAE ARRANGED HACKING OF QATARI MEDIA


The paper cites US intelligence officials who say UAE orchestrated the hacking of Qatari social media and news sites... READ MORE

17th July, 2017 2797

UAE DENIES HACKING QATAR NEWS AGENCY


The United Arab Emirates has denied it was behind the alleged hacking of Qatar's state news agency in May... READ MORE

17th July, 2017 286

FRANCE WANTS AN END TO QATAR CRISIS


The Arab quartet have expelled Qatari nationals and imposed a blockade, impacting mixed-nationality families in the Gulf, students and people seeking medical treatment abroad... READ MORE

16th July, 2017 85

FRANCE JOINS CALLS TO END PUNITIVE MEASURES IN QATAR DIPLOMACY ROW


Saudi Arabia, the UAE and Qatar are among the world's biggest military spenders, purchasing billions of dollars in equipment from the US and Europe... READ MORE

15th July, 2017 1

FRANCE CALLS FOR LIFTING OF SANCTIONS ON QATAR CITIZENS


Le Drian also said France counted on reinforcing cooperation with Qatar in the fight against terrorism, particularly in combating terrorism financing ... READ MORE

15th July, 2017 4229

QATAR FM UPBEAT ON TILLERSON GULF VISIT AMID GCC CRISIS


US secretary of state's shuttle diplomacy will 'bear fruit in time', says Qatari Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammed... READ MORE

14th July, 2017 2825

RETURNING TO WASHINGTON WITHOUT A SOLUTION, TILLERSON SAYS QATAR CRISIS MAY LINGER ON


I see Qatar crisis heading to 'calm fire' as the neighbor doesn't see the need to reconsider its policies, he said on Twitter... READ MORE

14th July, 2017 5

OPINION | THE QUESTION ABOUT ISLAM THAT HAS VEXED THE WORLD FOR A DECADE


The network obtained a copy of a handwritten accord signed Nov. 23, 2013, by the ruling monarchs of Saudi Arabia, Qatar and Kuwait... READ MORE

14th July, 2017 169

HRW CONDEMNS CRACKDOWN ON RIGHTS ACTIVISTS IN GULF


Of the 119 people Human Rights Watch listed in an interactive website of targeted human rights activists created in November 2016, just one was from Qatar... READ MORE

13th July, 2017 365

AMERICAN STAKE STILL A GOAL FOR QATAR AIR AFTER CODESHARE ENDS


American Stake Still a Goal for Qatar Air After Codeshare Ends... READ MORE

13th July, 2017 49

BOB CORKER: SAUDI TERRORISM SUPPORT 'DWARFS' QATAR'S


The amount of support for terrorism by Saudi Arabia dwarfs what Qatar is doing, Corker said on Wednesday... READ MORE

13th July, 2017 4668

US SECRETARY OF STATE MEETS SAUDI KING TO DISCUSS QATAR CRISIS


He also met the foreign ministers of Saudi Arabia, UAE, Egypt and Bahrain, the four countries boycotting Qatar, in Jeddah to discuss the escalating issues... READ MORE

13th July, 2017 2

NO BREAKTHROUGH IN TILLERSON'S MEETINGS WITH ARABS ABOUT BOYCOTTING QATAR


For example, Iran and Saudi Arabia are bitter rivals for influence in the region, while Qatar maintains friendly relations with Tehran... READ MORE

12th July, 2017 61

IRAN AND OMAN AGREE TO BOOST TIES AMID GULF CRISIS


The move comes after Saudia Arabia, the UAE, Bahrain and Egypt last month cut ties with Qatar... READ MORE

12th July, 2017 4241

GCC CRISIS: REX TILLERSON TO MEET SAUDI KING, FM


The visit to Jeddah follows meetings in Doha with Qatari Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani and Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al Thani... READ MORE

12th July, 2017 1121

SAUDI-LED GROUP: QATAR-US TERROR DEAL 'INSUFFICIENT'


US and Qatar's deal After talks with senior officials in Doha on Tuesday, Tillerson and Qatari Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al Thani announced a deal targeting "terrorist financing"... READ MORE

12th July, 2017 1870

QATAR QUESTIONS TIMING OF RIYADH AGREEMENT LEAK


The document was published just as US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson arrived in the Gulf for shuttle diplomacy between Jeddah, Doha and Kuwait City... READ MORE

12th July, 2017 2082

QATARI POSITION IN GULF ROW 'REASONABLE'


Rex Tillerson Qatari position in Gulf row 'reasonable'... READ MORE

11th July, 2017 2365

TILLERSON TO TOUR GULF CAPITALS AS U.S. SEEKS TO END SPAT


Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain and Egypt severed diplomatic and transport links with Qatar, the world's biggest exporter of liquefied natural gas, on June 5... READ MORE

11th July, 2017 133

REX TILLERSON TO MEET WITH QATAR EMIR AND FM IN DOHA


The US State Department said Tillerson would meet with Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani at 8 30 GMT on Tuesday... READ MORE

11th July, 2017 1029

SAUDI DEMANDS FOR RESTORING RELATIONS WITH QATAR NOT VIABLE, SAYS US


Qatar has rejected 13 demands of Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, the United Arab Emirates and Egypt to restore diplomatic relations and end the blockade... READ MORE

11th July, 2017 216

TILLERSON TRIES RISKY GAME OF SHUTTLE DIPLOMACY IN BID TO EASE ARAB TENSIONS OVER QATAR


Tillerson, noting that the Kuwaiti ruler would be visiting Washington in September, told his host that Trump looked forward to greeting him personally... READ MORE

11th July, 2017 0

Trending News Headlines : Qatar

DONALD TRUMP SELLS QATAR $12BN OF WEAPONS DAYS AFTER ACCUSING IT OF FUNDING TERRORISM


Guan Yin is one of the most popular and well known Chinese Goddess in Asia and in the world... READ MORE

16th June, 2017 75766

US AND QATAR SEAL $12BN DEAL FOR F-15 FIGHTER JETS


In another development, two US Navy vessels arrived in Doha on Wednesday for a joint exercise with Qatar's fleet... READ MORE

15th June, 2017 33129

TRUMPS BUSINESS TIES IN PERSIAN GULF RAISE QUESTIONS ABOUT HIS ALLEGIANCES


Their only business with Qatar was leasing office space in Trump Tower, in Manhattan, to the national airway... READ MORE

17th June, 2017 30451

QATAR WILL NOT SHUT GAS PIPELINE TO UAE


Qatar Airways, one of the biggest regional carriers, was forced to take long detours after it was barred from using Saudi, UAE and Egyptian air space... READ MORE

18th June, 2017 26592

QATAR GIVEN 10 DAYS TO MEET 13 SWEEPING DEMANDS BY SAUDI ARABIA


Additional reporting by Sabrina Siddiqui in Washington Pay reparations and compensation for loss of life and other, financial losses caused by Qatar's policies in recent years... READ MORE

23rd June, 2017 15892

ARAB STATES ISSUE LIST OF DEMANDS TO END QATAR CRISIS


Saudi Arabia, Egypt, the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain cut ties to Qatar this month over allegations the country funds terrorism... READ MORE

23rd June, 2017 14479

FLYING COWS TO QATAR IS ONE MAN'S WAY TO BEAT THE SAUDIS


Led by Saudi Arabia, Qatar stands accused of supporting Islamic militants, charges the sheikhdom has repeatedly denied... READ MORE

13th June, 2017 11548

QATAR ENVOY TO GAZA PLEDGES CONTINUED SUPPORT


Ambassador Mohammed al-Emadi visited Gaza and promised that Qatari projects estimated at 1.4bn will continue... READ MORE

10th July, 2017 10707

CALL FOR CLOSURE SIEGE AGAINST JOURNALISM


Doha-based media network says the demand by Saudi Arabia and allies aims 'to suppress people's right to information'... READ MORE

23rd June, 2017 8368

QATAR AIRWAYS REMOVED FROM US LAPTOP BAN LIST


Hamad International Airport in Doha is the hub of Qatar Airways... READ MORE

6th July, 2017 8159

HASSAN ROUHANI CONDEMNS 'SIEGE OF QATAR'


In a phone call with the Qatari Emir, president also says Iran's air space, ground and sea will be open to Doha... READ MORE

25th June, 2017 7821

SAUDI-LED GROUP RECEIVES QATAR RESPONSE TO DEMANDS


Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain and Egypt announced on June 5 they were severing ties with Qatar and later put forward a list of 13 demands... READ MORE

5th July, 2017 7200

SAUDI-LED DEMANDS NOT 'REASONABLE OR ACTIONABLE'


Qatar has dismissed a list of demands submitted by four Arab countries as neither reasonable or actionable... READ MORE

24th June, 2017 6615

QATAR REJECTS CLAIM OF SUPPORTING SYRIAN 'TERROR GROUP'


Qatar has never supported Jabhat Fateh al-Sham, the Syrian group formerly known as al-Nusra Front, or any other terrorist group, its foreign minister says... READ MORE

23rd June, 2017 6442

QATAR FM: WE WON'T NEGOTIATE UNTIL BLOCKADE IS LIFTED


Qatari FM says Gulf states have to lift blockade before Doha takes part in any talks on ending Gulf diplomatic crisis... READ MORE

19th June, 2017 6303

MEDIA WATCHDOG SLAMS DEMAND TO SHUT AL JAZEERA


The criminalisation of sympathy with Qatar was implemented in Saudi Arabia and Bahrain with slight differences in the length of prison sentences and size of fines... READ MORE

23rd June, 2017 6260

QATAR AIRWAYS: SERVICES LARGELY UNAFFECTED BY GULF BAN


Qatar Airways flies to over 150 global destinations from its Doha hub... READ MORE

14th June, 2017 6109

QATAR CHARITIES AND UN SIGN DEALS WORTH $8.5M FOR SYRIA


Saudi Arabia and its allies cut ties with Qatar on June 5 and imposed land, sea, air blockade on the country, accusing it of funding terrorism... READ MORE

8th July, 2017 5718

UNESCO RECEIVES QATARI STUDENTS' VIOLATION REPORT


Rights Committee says 85 violations against Qatari students were committed in UAE, 29 in Saudi Arabia and 25 in Bahrain... READ MORE

8th July, 2017 5298

BAHRAIN FM: MUSLIM BROTHERHOOD IS A TERRORIST GROUP


A Muslim Brotherhood newspaper based in Bahrain rejected the minister's statement on the group... READ MORE

6th July, 2017 4843

QATARI FOREIGN MINISTER TO MEET TILLERSON IN WASHINGTON


Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al Thani to meet Rex Tillerson after US questions cause of blockade against Qatar... READ MORE

27th June, 2017 4221

QATAR REJECTS SAUDI-LED GROUP'S ALLEGATIONS


Qatar remains ready to cooperate and review all claims that do not contradict the sovereignty of the State of Qatar, the source continued... READ MORE

8th July, 2017 4026

FIGHTER JETS DEAL SHOWS DEEP US SUPPORT


A 12bn deal to buy US F-15 fighter jets shows Qatar has deep-rooted support from Washington, a Qatari official said on Thursday, Reuters news agency reported... READ MORE

15th June, 2017 3995

TURKISH FM IN KUWAIT FOR TALKS ON RESOLVING GCC ROW


Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu held talks in Kuwait to push mediation efforts aimed at resolving a standoff between a Saudi-led alliance and Qatar... READ MORE

15th June, 2017 3915

MEDIA BLOCKS AGAINST QATAR VIOLATE FREE SPEECH


On May 25, Saudi Arabia and the UAE blocked Qatari media outlets, including Al Jazeera... READ MORE

14th June, 2017 3771

'WE DON'T CLAIM TO HAVE PRESS FREEDOM'


UAE minister says 'we do not want to escalate, we want to isolate' as Saudi bloc's blockade on Qatar enters third week... READ MORE

28th June, 2017 3709

'THERE IS NO TRUST': GULF STATES GIVE UP HOPE ON QATAR


The memorandum described Qatar as an important force for political stability and economic progress in the Persian Gulf region ... READ MORE

16th June, 2017 3665

ENERGY GIANTS SEEK ROLE IN QATAR'S GAS EXPANSION


Shell's operations in Qatar include Pearl GTL, the world's largest gas liquefaction plant... READ MORE

6th July, 2017 3587

DJIBOUTI ACCUSES ERITREA OF OCCUPYING DISPUTED AREA


Djibouti's foreign minister has accused neighbouring Eritrea of occupying a disputed territory along their border shortly after Qatar peacekeepers left the location this week... READ MORE

16th June, 2017 3575

NHRC: QATAR BLOCKADE WORSE THAN BERLIN WALL


Human rights body in Qatar calls for UN fact-finding mission to document violations due to Saudi-led bloc blockade... READ MORE

16th June, 2017 3469


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