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Qatar's blockade fuelling other disputes in region: FM

Qatar's blockade fuelling other disputes in region: FM

Saudi Arabia is a force for disruption across the Middle East and Africa and often uses blackmail and economic pressure to enforce its brand of authoritarian rule, Qatar's deputy prime minister and foreign minister has said.

CERD to hear Qatar's appeal against blockading countries

CERD to hear Qatar's appeal against blockading countries

The Committee on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination (CERD) will hold a special session on Friday (May 3) to hear Qatar' appeal concerning the inter-state complaints

Blockade a turning point for region's geopolitics:FM

Blockade a turning point for region's geopolitics:FM

HE the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Sheikh Mohamed bin Abdulrahman al-Thani said the unjust blockade imposed on Qatar has constituted a turning point

US hackers helped UAE spy on Al Jazeera chairman, BBC host

US hackers helped UAE spy on Al Jazeera chairman, BBC host

A group of American hackers who once worked for US intelligence agencies helped the United Arab Emirates spy on a BBC host, the chairman of Al Jazeera and other prominent Arab media figures

Qatar Inc cumulative net earnings improve in 2018, despite blockade

Qatar Inc cumulative net earnings improve in 2018, despite blockade

Notwithstanding the current unjust economic blockade by the Saudi-led quartet, Qatar Inc displayed robust resiliency with the listed companies' cumulative net earnings improving noticeably during the 12-month ended 2018 vis-à-vis a year ago.

GCC rift not in the best interest of world: Pompeo

GCC rift not in the best interest of world: Pompeo

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Wednesday called for an end to a long-running row between a Saudi-led bloc of countries and neighbouring Qatar.

Blockade hurting US interests in region: envoy

Blockade hurting US interests in region: envoy

The ongoing blockade against Qatar is hurting the US interests in the region, the US embassy chief of mission and charge d’affaires William Grant has told a seminar at Qatar University (QU).

European Parliament hears testimonies of blockade victims' suffering

European Parliament hears testimonies of blockade victims' suffering

The European Parliament on Tuesday heard, for the first time, "horrific testimonies" by two of the victims of the unjust blockade imposed on Qatar and three others who have also been victims of violations of human rights by Saudi Arabia, the UAE and Bahrain.

Qatar open for dialogue to resolve Gulf crisis: FM

Qatar open for dialogue to resolve Gulf crisis: FM

HE the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Sheikh Mohamed bin Abdulrahman al-Thani has stressed that Qatar is open for dialogue to resolve the Gulf crisis

NHRC calls for end to rights violations resulting from blockade of Qatar

NHRC calls for end to rights violations resulting from blockade of Qatar

HE the Chairman of the National Human Rights Committee (NHRC), Dr Ali bin Smaikh al-Marri, has urged the French government and parliament to include the violations resulting from the blockade imposed on Qatar

UN examines siege countries' violation of Qatari students' rights

UN examines siege countries' violation of Qatari students' rights

The United Nations Special Rapporteur on the right to education, Dr Koumbou Boly Barry, said on Saturday that she was examining the violations of the rights of hundreds of Qatari students who had been deprived of their education because of the blockade imposed on Qatar.

Qatar’s fiscal position strengthens on oil, gas revenues: EIU

Qatar’s fiscal position strengthens on oil, gas revenues: EIU

The risk of capital outflows induced by the regional blockade on Qatar has largely subsided with the “recovery of foreign reserves and the return to a current-account surplus” in 2018, according to the Economist Intelligence Unit.