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Protesters blockade universities, business district as chaos grips Hong Kong

Protesters blockade universities, business district as chaos grips Hong Kong

Hong Kong anti-government protesters paralysed parts of the Asian financial hub for a third day on Wednesday, with some transport links, schools and many businesses closing ...

Qatar reiterates call for unconditional dialogue with blockade countries to resolve fabricated crisis

Qatar reiterates call for unconditional dialogue with blockade countries to resolve fabricated crisis

The State of Qatar renewed the call for unconditional dialogue with the blockade countries to resolve the fabricated crisis, stressing the failure of these countries to provide any evidence of their claims.

Qatar’s foreign exchange reserves 'return close to pre-blockade level': QCB Governor

Qatar’s foreign exchange reserves 'return close to pre-blockade level': QCB Governor

Qatar’s official foreign exchange reserves have “returned close to the pre-blockade level” while the overall liquidity in the financial sector has stabilised ...

Blockade's effect on Qatari Haj pilgrims highlighted

Blockade's effect on Qatari Haj pilgrims highlighted

Doha International Centre for Interfaith Dialogue (DICID) held a round-table discussion on the repercussions of the blockade crisis and the prevention of Qatari citizens and residents from Haj and Umrah.

Qatar marches ahead with confidence as blockade fails

Qatar marches ahead with confidence as blockade fails

Qatar has clearly emerged the winner as an illegal and unjustified blockade imposed on the country by Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain and Egypt enters its third year today.

Qatar reached greater heights despite the blockade, says Kazakhstan envoy

Qatar reached greater heights despite the blockade, says Kazakhstan envoy

The blockade on Qatar by the Saudi-led bloc served as an opportunity for the nation to reach greater heights, diversifying its economy and strengthening relations with numerous countries like Kazakhstan ...

'Qatar has become a stronger nation with the blockade'

'Qatar has become a stronger nation with the blockade'

Qatar has become a stronger and independent nation with the blockade by the Saudi-led bloc, which marks its second year (June 5), Swedish ambassador Ewa Polano has said.

Serbia ambassador hails 'quiet, ethical' Qatar response to blockade

Serbia ambassador hails 'quiet, ethical' Qatar response to blockade

The ongoing unjust blockade imposed on Qatar by Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Bahrain and Egypt since June 5, 2017 should be lifted as soon as possible for the well-being and stability of the whole region ...

‘32,000 companies established since siege’

‘32,000 companies established since siege’

Some 32,000 new companies have been established in Qatar since the unjust blockade was enforced two years ago, Qatar Chamber (QC) chairman Sheikh Khalifa bin Jassim bin Mohamed al-Thani said on Wednesday.

Al Jazeera Forum set to explore blockade on Qatar

Al Jazeera Forum set to explore blockade on Qatar

This year’s Al Jazeera Forum will be discussing several topics such as ‘Intra-Gulf Relations: Blockade of Qatar: two years later?’ as well as ‘The Gulf’s future role in reshaping power balances in the Middle East.’

Qatar economic activity continues to pick despite blockade, EM stress: IIF

Qatar economic activity continues to pick despite blockade, EM stress: IIF

Qatar, whose external financial position showed marked improvement in 2018 despite the ongoing regional tension and growing emerging market (EM) stress, can not only withstand crises domestically ...

Chamber official briefs journalists from Balkan states on Qatar’s success against blockade

Chamber official briefs journalists from Balkan states on Qatar’s success against blockade

Qatar Chamber hosted on Monday a meeting with a delegation of journalists and bloggers from the Balkan states, including Albania, Kosovo, and Greece ...