Recent News Headlines : Qatar - Qatar

QATAR AGREES TO BUY 24 FIGHTER JETS FROM BRITAIN


This will be the first major defence contract with Qatar, one of the UK's strategic partners, Fallon said... READ MORE

17th September, 2017 1047

QATAR READY TO TALK TO END GULF CRISIS


Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani is on his first foreign trip since Qatar's diplomatic rift with its Arab neighbours... READ MORE

15th September, 2017 5326

GULF 'TALKS' TURN SOUR, STIRRINGS OF QATARI OPPOSITION GROW


Meanwhile, preparations are underway in London for a high-profile conference organized for the Qatari opposition... READ MORE

15th September, 2017 127

TURKEY'S PRESIDENT ERDOGAN HOSTS QATAR'S EMIR


Turkey's leader holds talks with the Qatari emir at his presidential palace in Ankara... READ MORE

14th September, 2017 802

AL JAZEERA NEWSGRID'S SPECIAL COVERAGE OF GCC CRISIS


Plus analysis from guests in Doha, London, Washington, DC and an interview with Qatar's ambassador to Russia... READ MORE

14th September, 2017 5

QATARI VICTIMS ASK UK TO INVESTIGATE ABUSE BY UAE


Lawyer says unnamed UAE officials were involved in torture of three Qatari men and asks British police to investigate... READ MORE

13th September, 2017 190

QATAR-GULF CRISIS BOILS OVER AT CAIRO MEETING


Diplomats from Qatar and the four states blockading the Gulf nation have exchanged heated words at an Arab League meeting in Cairo... READ MORE

13th September, 2017 3306

DOHA READY FOR DIALOGUE DESPITE BLOCKADE


Qatar today faces a crisis, but it is also an opportunity to become a regional leader on human rights... READ MORE

11th September, 2017 1429

JAPAN SUPPORTS TALKS TO SOLVE GULF CRISIS THROUGH DIALOGUE


Ando said that Kono will be visiting Jordan, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia and Egypt during his Middle East route after Qatar... READ MORE

11th September, 2017 0

NYT DEBUNKS FAKE ISIL STATEMENT ON QATAR USED BY SAUDIS


It was not the first time Qatar was targeted by spreading misinformation... READ MORE

10th September, 2017 893

LAVROV URGES DIRECT TALKS, GCC UNITY AMID GULF CRISIS


Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir told the news conference that Qatar needed to show seriousness in finding a solution to the crisis... READ MORE

10th September, 2017 536

QATARI EMIR SPEAKS TO SAUDI CROWN PRINCE OVER GULF ROW


The GCC is an alliance of six Middle Eastern countries Qatar, Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates UAE, Bahrain, Kuwait and Oman... READ MORE

9th September, 2017 6135

QATARI, SAUDI LEADERS TALK ABOUT DIPLOMATIC CRISIS DURING TELEPHONE CALL, START NEW DISPUTE


The state-run Qatar News Agency immediately published details of the call, saying that Riyadh and Doha had agreed to send two envoys to discuss the dispute... READ MORE

9th September, 2017 0

CALL FOR GCC DIALOGUE AS TRUMP SPEAKS TO QATAR'S EMIR


The GCC is an alliance of six Middle Eastern countries Qatar, Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates UAE, Bahrain, Kuwait and Oman... READ MORE

8th September, 2017 1568

QATAR DONATES $30M TO HELP HARVEY VICTIMS IN TEXAS


Qatar opened a consulate in Texas in 1997 and also has ties to the state's natural gas industry... READ MORE

8th September, 2017 7413

DONALD TRUMP CALLS FOR 'UNITED GCC', OFFERS TO MEDIATE


Qatar, Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain and Egypt are all essential US partners in this effort... READ MORE

7th September, 2017 2361

BREXIT AND TRUMP CAUSE UK AND US TO PLUMMET DOWN MIGRANT SATISFACTION TABLES


Carried out before the 2017 general election, the survey reveals a 30 percentage point drop in expats' satisfaction with political stability... READ MORE

6th September, 2017 649

QATAR TAPS PAKISTAN MARKET AMID GULF BLOCKADE


Earlier in August, Qatar Ports Management Company, Mwani, also kickstarted its direct shipping line between Doha and Karachi operated by the Asian firm Wan Hai... READ MORE

5th September, 2017 7476

QATAR'S EMIR OFFICIALLY INAUGURATES HAMAD PORT


Large container ships will now go directly to Qatar rather than docking in the United Arab Emirates, where cargo used to be transferred to smaller vessels... READ MORE

5th September, 2017 180

TRUMP URGES GCC TO FIND DIPLOMATIC SOLUTION TO CRISIS


US president calls on Gulf countries to resolve Qatar dispute, in phone call with King Salman of Saudi Arabia... READ MORE

2nd September, 2017 766

KUWAITI EMIR TO MEET TRUMP AS GULF CRISIS CONTINUES


Trump chose Saudi Arabia for his first overseas visit as president in May, two weeks before the Gulf crisis erupted... READ MORE

31st August, 2017 32

HOPES FADE FOR QATAR RESIDENTS TO PERFORM HAJJ


Qatari authorities subsequently accused Saudi Arabia of politicising Hajj and jeopardising the pilgrimage to Mecca by refusing to guarantee their pilgrims' safety... READ MORE

30th August, 2017 8361

SERGEY LAVROV CALLS FOR DIALOGUE TO RESOLVE GULF CRISIS


In a visit to Qatar, Russia's foreign minister welcomes Kuwait's mediation efforts to end the Gulf diplomatic dispute... READ MORE

30th August, 2017 1433

AHEAD OF HAJJ, SAUDI IMAM DECRIES INTER-MUSLIM CONFLICT


Saudi Arabia says Qatar is seeking to politicise the ritual for diplomatic gains... READ MORE

26th August, 2017 10831

QATAR RESTORES AMBASSADOR TO IRAN AMID REGIONAL CRISIS


The decision to restore ties with Iran comes amid a diplomatic dispute between Qatar and several Arab countries, including Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Egypt and Bahrain... READ MORE

24th August, 2017 4740

QATAR RESTORES DIPLOMATIC TIES TO IRAN AMID REGIONAL CRISIS


Since the diplomatic dispute with Arab nations began in June, Iran has sent food shipments to Qatar... READ MORE

24th August, 2017 323

QATAR APPROVES NEW LAW TO PROTECT DOMESTIC STAFF


Qatar has introduced a new law that will provide legal protection for domestic workers, giving them more rights and control over their contracts... READ MORE

23rd August, 2017 7927

JARED KUSHNER LEADS US TEAM SEEKING MIDDLE EAST PEACE


Kushner's talks with Saudi and Qatari leaders focused on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, the state news agencies of the two Gulf countries said... READ MORE

23rd August, 2017 1422

SAUDI TWITTER USERS URGED TO EXPOSE QATAR SYMPATHISERS


-- ???? ???????? saudq1978 August 18, 2017 Responding to Qahtani's message, Saudis began adding the names of dissidents and activists who had expressed solidarity with Qatar... READ MORE

20th August, 2017 1801

SAUDI CENTRAL BANK SAYS QATARI PILGRIMS CAN CHANGE RIYALS


Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain and Egypt severed diplomatic and transport ties with Qatar on June 5, accusing Doha of backing terrorism, which Qatar denies... READ MORE

19th August, 2017 9

Trending News Headlines : Qatar

SAUDI KING SALMAN INVITES QATAR PILGRIMS TO HAJJ


The rights group had demanded on Saturday that Saudi Arabia lift all land and air restrictions on Qatar-based pilgrims traveling to Mecca for the Hajj pilgrimage... READ MORE

17th August, 2017 15146

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 10708

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

QATAR'S EMIR ORDERS CHANGES TO LAW COMBATING TERRORISM


Qatar's Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani has issued a decree amending some provisions of a law on combating terrorism, the state news agency reported... READ MORE

21st July, 2017 7979

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

QATAR'S EMIR AND ERDOGAN DISCUSS GULF CRISIS


This came during a meeting between Qatari Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in Doha on Monday... READ MORE

25th July, 2017 7014

ANY TALKS MUST RESPECT QATAR SOVEREIGNTY


Al Thani said the four countries tried to undermine Qatar's foreign policy, and muzzle freedom of expression... READ MORE

22nd July, 2017 6512

ERDOGAN SET TO VISIT SAUDI ARABIA OVER GULF CRISIS


The dispute has so far proven intractable and Erdogan has said Saudi Arabia should solve the crisis... READ MORE

22nd July, 2017 5851

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

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 4749

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 4629

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 4592

QATAR AIRWAYS EXPECTED TO ACCESS NEW FLIGHT ROUTES


The ICAO on Monday called on all member-states to comply with the 1944 Chicago Convention on International Civil Aviation and its addendums, reported Qatar News Agency... READ MORE

1st August, 2017 4379

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

OTAIBA EMAILS: UAE LOBBIED US TO HOST TALIBAN OFFICE


Qatar agreed to open the mission for the Taliban with Washington's blessing four years ago... READ MORE

1st August, 2017 4096

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

QATAR TO BUY SEVEN NAVY VESSELS FROM ITALY FOR EUR5BN


The four Arab countries severed relations with Qatar on June 5, accusing it of supporting terrorism ... READ MORE

2nd August, 2017 3894

'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

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

GULF BLOCKADE VIOLATES QATARI STUDENTS' RIGHTS


Rights Committee says 'unjust siege' impacts the right to education for Qatari students in Saudi, the UAE and Bahrain... READ MORE

26th June, 2017 3233

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 3119

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 2960

SAUDI-LED BLOC 'CANNOT SHRINK LIST OF DEMANDS ON QATAR'


Top officials from main countries boycotting Qatar meet in Bahrain to reiterate demand that Doha 'stops funding terror'... READ MORE

31st July, 2017 2932

QATARI POSITION IN GULF ROW 'REASONABLE'


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

11th July, 2017 2822

BAHRAIN'S FM IN ABOUT-FACE OVER TURKISH BASE IN QATAR


Before the arrival of the Turkish troops, Qatar's foreign minister had clarified that their deployment in Doha was for the sake of the entire region's security... READ MORE

26th June, 2017 2617

QATAR: UN SHOULD PLAY A ROLE IN RESOLVING GULF CRISIS


Qatar's foreign minister also accused the four Arab countries that have blockaded Doha of violating international law... READ MORE

27th July, 2017 2572

UK FOREIGN SECRETARY URGES DIALOGUE TO END GULF RIFT


The latest news after some of the Gulf states and Egypt cut ties with Qatar and imposed a land, sea and air blockade... READ MORE

8th July, 2017 2206


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