Recent News Headlines : Qatar - Qatar

'VENTURE AGAINST QATAR'


The list included several high-profile Qatari charities that carry out life-saving work across the Middle East and elsewhere, including in Syria, Yemen, Sudan and Palestine... READ MORE

16th June, 2017 23

DJIBOUTI 'ON ALERT' AS ERITREA OCCUPIES DISPUTED TERRITORY 'ABANDONED' BY QATAR


Djibouti accused neighbouring Eritrea on Friday of occupying disputed territory along their border after Qatar withdrew its peacekeepers... READ MORE

16th June, 2017 31

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 2363

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 2193

BRITAIN'S THERESA MAY URGES EASING OF GULF TENSIONS


British foreign secretary Boris Johnson urged Gulf states including Saudi Arabia to ease their blockade of Qatar on Monday... READ MORE

16th June, 2017 216

GLOBAL LENDERS SUPPORT QATARI BANKS HIT BY GULF RIFT


Qatari banks' reliance on Gulf Cooperation Council funding varies widely... READ MORE

16th June, 2017 917

QATAR CALLS ON UN TO PROTECT GULF CITIZENS' RIGHTS


He called for a prompt action by OCHA to stop those violations and unfair accusations against Qatari humanitarian organisations... READ MORE

16th June, 2017 28

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 64106

AFRICA AND THE GULF CRISIS: THE PERIL OF PICKING SIDES


On June 5, Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain and Egypt announced that they were cutting ties with Qatar and imposing land, sea and air blockades... READ MORE

15th June, 2017 2917

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 3707

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 3585

US NAVAL WARSHIPS ARRIVE IN QATAR FOR MILITARY EXERCISE


Arrival of two vessels for joint exercise comes just days after US President Trump accused Qatar of 'funding terrorism'... READ MORE

15th June, 2017 2085

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 30504

TURKEY STEPS UP MEDIATION EFFORTS TO END GULF CRISIS


We do not want any differences between our brothers in the GCC countries, he told Qatar News Agency QNA ... READ MORE

15th June, 2017 2904

ANALYSIS | THE CRISIS OVER QATAR HIGHLIGHTS TRUMP'S FOREIGN POLICY CONFUSION


After Saudi Arabia closed its land border with Qatar, Turkey and Iran flew in hundreds of tons of goods to help stave off potential food shortages... READ MORE

15th June, 2017 1431

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 3734

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 6011

HOW THE SHOWDOWN OVER QATAR IS RIPPING FAMILIES APART


And thousands of Qataris live and work in Saudi Arabia, Bahrain and the UAE... READ MORE

14th June, 2017 179

EMIRATI AMBASSADOR PRODS U.S. ON QATAR BASE, WANTS TRUMP TO PRESSURE DOHA TO END TIES TO TERRORISTS


The United States should consider moving its air base out of Qatar, the Emirati ambassador to the U.S. said Tuesday, encouraging the Trump administration t... READ MORE

14th June, 2017 7

SAUDI ARABIA REFUSES TO OPEN AIRSPACE FOR QATAR


These came in response to remarks made by Qatar Airways' CEO Akbar al-Baker that the three countries were violating international law by shutting out Qatari flights... READ MORE

14th June, 2017 159

ANALYSIS | ARAB MEDIA OUTLETS ECHO TRUMP IN CRITICISM OF QATAR


A crisis in the Persian Gulf began last week when Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Bahrain, the United Arab Emirates and several other countries severed relations with Qatar... READ MORE

13th June, 2017 79

BLOCKADE HAS HAD A LIMITED IMPACT


The sanctions have disrupted flows of imports and other materials into Qatar and caused many foreign banks to scale back their business with the country... READ MORE

13th June, 2017 174

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 9451

CAVUSOGLU MEETS GULF ENVOYS TO DISCUSS DIPLOMATIC RIFT


Foreign minister meets with diplomats from Saudi Arabia, UAE and Bahrain to raise Turkey's worries over Qatar blockade... READ MORE

13th June, 2017 88

UK URGES GULF STATES TO EASE BLOCKADE AGAINST QATAR


Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Bahrain and Egypt cut diplomatic and transport ties with Qatar a week ago, accusing Doha of backing terrorism... READ MORE

12th June, 2017 216

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


Other Gulf monarchies believe al-Jazeera selectively attacks them but avoids any criticism of Qatar's ruling family... READ MORE

12th June, 2017 699

QATAR AIR DEFIES GULF SANCTIONS, TRUMP STANCE WITH NEW ROUTES


Qatar Airways has been seeking to turn Doha into a global super-hub to rival the Dubai base of local rival Emirates... READ MORE

12th June, 2017 2435

QATAR AIRWAYS CALLS ON U.N. BODY TO DECLARE QATAR MEASURES ILLEGAL


Akbar Al Baker criticised Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain for closing their airspace to Qatari flights a week ago... READ MORE

12th June, 2017 0

GULF CRISIS THREATENS TO SEPARATE QATARI MOM FROM HER CHILDREN


Dr Wafaa al-Yazeedi, a mother of three, is a Qatari single mother. Bahrain has asked her children, all Bahraini citizens, to leave Qatar... READ MORE

12th June, 2017 1581

GULF CRISIS THREATENS QATAR'S A?160BN WORLD CUP BUILDING PLANS


The diplomatic crisis engulfing Qatar threatens to derail the ?160bn building programme the country needs to finish to be ready to host the 2022 World Cup... READ MORE

12th June, 2017 261

Trending News Headlines : Qatar

REPORTED SAUDI BLOCKING OF QATARI PILGRIM CONDEMNED


Saudi authorities have reportedly prevented a Qatari national from entering the Grand Mosque in Mecca, marking a sharp escalation in the Gulf diplomatic crisis... READ MORE

11th June, 2017 86437

FOUR COUNTRIES CUT LINKS WITH QATAR OVER 'TERRORISM' SUPPORT


The Saudi state news agency SPA said Riyadh had closed its borders, severing land, sea and air contact with Qatar... READ MORE

5th June, 2017 38036

TURKEY'S TAYYIP ERDOGAN CRITICISES QATAR SANCTIONS


Turkey has close ties with Qatar but also has good relations with the other Gulf states, especially Saudi Arabia... READ MORE

7th June, 2017 28062

ERDOGAN VOWS TO STAND BY 'QATARI BROTHERS' AMID CRISIS


Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates UAE, Bahrain, and Egypt severed relations with Qatar on Monday, accusing it of supporting extremists and their arch-adversary Iran... READ MORE

10th June, 2017 27639

SAUDI ARABIA, UAE, EGYPT, BAHRAIN CUT TIES TO QATAR


Egypt also announced the closure of its airspace and seaports for all Qatari transportation to protect its national security, the foreign ministry said in a statement... READ MORE

5th June, 2017 27173

GULF PLUNGED INTO DIPLOMATIC CRISIS AS COUNTRIES CUT TIES WITH QATAR


Qatar Airways, one of the region's major long-haul carriers, said it was suspending all flights to Saudi Arabia... READ MORE

6th June, 2017 25023

TURKISH PARLIAMENT APPROVES TROOP DEPLOYMENT IN QATAR


Turkey set up a military base in Qatar, its first such installation in the Middle East, as part of an agreement signed in 2014... READ MORE

7th June, 2017 22134

QATAR DENOUNCES GULF STATES' 'POLICY OF DOMINATION'


The most visible member of the government has been Sheikh Mohammed, who has said Qatar would not surrender to the political pressure... READ MORE

12th June, 2017 16253

QATAR IN TALKS WITH TURKEY AND IRAN ON PROVIDING FOOD


The head of Turkey's main exporting trade body told Reuters on Wednesday that Turkish exporters are ready to meet demand for food and water from Qatar... READ MORE

7th June, 2017 13821

SAUDI ARABIA BANS AL JAZEERA CHANNELS IN HOTELS


Along with severing diplomatic ties with Qatar, a Riyadh-led blockade was imposed against Doha... READ MORE

9th June, 2017 12499

ISRAEL, SAUDI, UAE TEAM UP IN ANTI-QATAR LOBBYING MOVE


US legislation threatening Qatar for Hamas support is tied to donations from UAE, Saudi, and Israel lobbyists... READ MORE

10th June, 2017 11845

5 ARAB STATES BREAK TIES WITH QATAR, COMPLICATING U.S. COALITION-BUILDING


In its statement, Saudi Arabia urged all brotherly countries and companies to do the same... READ MORE

5th June, 2017 10105

TRUMP SUGGESTS HE LED SAUDIS TO ISOLATE QATAR OVER TERROR TIES


Al Udeid Air Base, outside the Qatari capital, Doha, is home to more than 11,000 American and coalition service members... READ MORE

6th June, 2017 8716

MOROCCO OFFERS TO MEDIATE QATAR-GCC CRISIS


The Kingdom favours a constructive neutrality, which cannot confine it to passive observation of a disturbing escalation between brotherly countries... READ MORE

12th June, 2017 8444

QATAR MILITARY BASE FOR THE SECURITY OF GULF


Turkey Qatar military base for the security of Gulf... READ MORE

10th June, 2017 7811

KUWAIT: QATAR READY TO HEAL GULF RIFT


The decision will come as a relief to the more than 11,000 people from Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain living in Qatar... READ MORE

11th June, 2017 7478

TRUMP WEIGHS IN ON QATAR RIFT WITH GULF NEIGHBOURS


Only last May 21, Trump met with Qatar's Emir Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad Al-Thani in Saudi Arabia... READ MORE

6th June, 2017 7033

UAE EMAIL LEAK: YOUSEF AL-OTAIBA CRITICISES TRUMP


The latest round of leaked emails of the United Arab Emirates' ambassador to the US reveal repeated criticism by the diplomat of US President Donald Trump... READ MORE

6th June, 2017 6497

THE U.A.E. NEEDS QATAR'S GAS TO KEEP DUBAI'S LIGHTS ON


Since 2007, the venture has been processing gas from Qatar's North field and transporting it to the Taweelah terminal in Abu Dhabi, according to Mubadala's website... READ MORE

8th June, 2017 6075

QATAR DIPLOMATIC CRISIS: HOW IT AFFECTS AIR TRAVEL


Qatar Airways, on its website, said it has stopped flights to Saudi Arabia, starting at noon on Monday... READ MORE

5th June, 2017 5847

RUSSIAN HACKERS TO BLAME FOR SPARKING QATAR CRISIS, FBI INQUIRY FINDS


The UAE foreign minister, Anwar Gargash, said the anti-Qatar alliance was not seeking to displace the Qatar royal family, but foster a change in approach... READ MORE

8th June, 2017 5713

'QATAR' TRENDS WITH MANY CALLING DECISION BY SEVERAL ARAB COUNTRIES TO CUT DIPLOMATIC TIES WITH GULF COUNTRY 'RECKLESS'.


'Qatar' trends with many calling decision by several Arab countries to cut diplomatic ties with Gulf country 'reckless'... READ MORE

5th June, 2017 5506

ANALYSIS | THREE MAPS EXPLAIN HOW GEOPOLITICS HAS QATAR AIRWAYS IN BIG TROUBLE


Three maps explain how geopolitics has qatar airways in big trouble... READ MORE

7th June, 2017 4080

FEUD AMONG GULF STATES ESCALATES AS US CALLS FOR CALM


Rex Tillerson Calls for Calm in Middle East Standoff With Qatar... READ MORE

9th June, 2017 3829

ALI SHERIF AL-EMADI: SANCTIONS WILL NOT HARM ECONOMY


He said that the countries which had imposed sanctions on Qatar would also lose money because of the damage to business in the region... READ MORE

12th June, 2017 3695

QATAR ROW: TRUMP CLAIMS CREDIT FOR ISOLATION


Mr Trump said he was told during his recent visit to Saudi Arabia that Qatar was funding radical ideology ... READ MORE

6th June, 2017 3402

GULF BLOCKADE DISRUPTS QATAR AIRWAYS FLIGHTS


Many of Qatar Airways' flights to southern Europe and Africa pass through Saudi Arabia... READ MORE

6th June, 2017 3237

QATAR MEASURES TAKEN WITH GREAT PAIN


The Arab states accuse Qatar of supporting extremism, a charge Doha firmly denies... READ MORE

7th June, 2017 3180

QATAR GROUP TO SEEK BLOCKADE DAMAGES FROM GULF STATES


Saudi Arabia, Egypt, the UAE, Bahrain and other Arab states on Monday cut diplomatic ties with Qatar, accusing Doha of supporting terrorism... READ MORE

11th June, 2017 3166

GERMAN FM BLASTS 'TRUMPIFICATION' OF QATAR-GCC DISPUTE


During his recent visit to Saudi Arabia, Trump signed arms contracts worth 110bn with Riyadh... READ MORE

7th June, 2017 3107


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