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QMC chief: Gulf crisis was created to rob Qataris' money

QMC chief: Gulf crisis was created to rob Qataris' money

HE Sheikh Abdulrahman bin Hamad al-Thani wrote: "The Gulf crisis has been fabricated after the hacking of Qatar News Agency, and then they [the blockading countries] have taken terrorism as their plea to justify everything they do".

Trump 'demanded quick end to Gulf rift in call to Saudi King'

Trump 'demanded quick end to Gulf rift in call to Saudi King'

Donald Trump wants the rift healed to restore unity among Arab Gulf states and present a united front against Iran, said the officials.

Gulf crisis hit image of GCC as a stable bloc'

Gulf crisis hit image of GCC as a stable bloc'

The Gulf crisis came as a rude shock and it had a big negative impact on the Gulf Co-operation Council (GCC) countries, a senior Qatari official has said.

Qatar's diplomacy based on its principles, says FM

Qatar's diplomacy based on its principles, says FM

HE Sheikh Mohamed bin Abdulrahman al-Thani said that what happened in the Gulf crisis was an attack and an aggression and an attempt to change the rule in Qatar.

NHRC calls for supporting blockade victims

NHRC calls for supporting blockade victims

HE the President of National Human Rights Committee (NHRC), Dr Ali bin Smaikh al-Marri, that the meetings the committee holds with human rights organisations and officials aim to support victims of the blockade and to alleviate the violations of the rights of the people and residents of the Gulf reg

GCC-US summit will be successful, hopes Kuwait

GCC-US summit will be successful, hopes Kuwait

Kuwaiti Deputy Foreign Minister Khalid al-Jarallah expressed the hope that the summit would be held, and the Gulf dispute would end.

Qatar banking sector needs no further sovereign support: IMF

Qatar banking sector needs no further sovereign support: IMF

Qatar’s banking system needs no further support from the central bank and sovereign wealth fund as the decline in non-resident liabilities of lenders have subsided, according to the International Monetary Fund (IMF).

Siege countries asked to join open dialogue

Siege countries asked to join open dialogue

Qatar has again affirmed its support to Kuwaiti mediation to solve the Gulf crisis, while expressing hope for a positive response from the siege countries to reach an amicable end to the now nine-month old dispute.

FM urges Human Rights Council to end siege violations

FM urges Human Rights Council to end siege violations

HE the Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohamed bin Abdulrahman al-Thani on Monday called on the United Nations Human Rights Council to end the violations resulting from the illegal siege and unilateral coercive measures taken by the siege countries against the Qatari people

Qataris satisfied with government’s performance

Qataris satisfied with government’s performance

About 98% of Qatari nationals are satisfied with the government’s performance during the crisis and 88% believe that Qatar is able to survive under this crisis for many years, a Qatar University (QU) survey has found.

End GCC crisis as it harms regional security: Tillerson

End GCC crisis as it harms regional security: Tillerson

Rex Tillerson, in Kuwait for a meeting of the US-led coalition fighting the Islamic State group, said the United States was working to settle the Gulf dispute.

'Bigger White House role expected in solving Gulf crisis'

'Bigger White House role expected in solving Gulf crisis'

Some activity is expected from the White House in the next few months regarding the GCC dispute as US President Donald Trump seeks a speedy resolution to the nearly eight-month-old crisis, a senior US embassy official has said.