Qatar emir: Trump offered US meeting to end Gulf crisis

2017-10-28 11:22

Sheikh Tamim tells 60 Minutes that he has not had any responses from the Saudi-led group of countries blockading Qatar.

Qatar to buy 24 fighter jets from Britain

2017-09-18 21:01

Qatar has signed an agreement to buy 24 Typhoon fighter jets from Britain, the second major defence deal signed by Doha during its lengthy diplomatic dispute with its Gulf neighbours.

Qatar waives visa requirement for Moroccans

2017-09-07 14:00

Morocco has been added to a list of countries whose citizens no longer need visas to enter Qatar, official Moroccan media has said.

Qatar restores diplomatic ties to Iran amid regional crisis

2017-08-24 08:54

Qatar has restored full diplomatic relations with Iran, ignoring the demands of Arab nations now trying to isolate the energy-rich country

Qatar reportedly tells banks to seek overseas funding amid spat

2017-08-20 16:10

Qatar is telling its banks to tap international investors to raise financing, instead of mainly relying on government funding, people familiar with the matter said, as the impact of the ongoing Saudi-led boycott puts pressure on liquidity.

Israel seeks to ban Al Jazeera

2017-08-06 21:29

Israel's communications minister has said he wants to shut down pan-Arab broadcaster Al Jazeera in the country.

Global banks shift Qatar business from Dubai hub - reports

2017-07-30 16:56

Some international banks are serving Qatar from London and New York instead of Dubai’s financial centre as a regional dispute makes it harder to do business with clients in the gas-rich Gulf state, according to people familiar with the matter.

Egypt tells EU no 'compromise' over Qatar

2017-07-25 19:47

Egypt has warned the EU that four Arab states would accept no compromise in their dispute with Qatar over allegations that the gas-rich emirate supports terrorism.

Qatar changes anti-terror law amid Gulf row

2017-07-21 09:45

Qatar announced changes to its anti-terror legislation, one of the controversial issues at the core of the crisis between Doha and its neighbours who accuse it of backing extremists.

Qatar Airways boss says 'bullying' Gulf states will hit profits

2017-07-13 20:35

Qatar Airways' outspoken boss Akbar Al-Baker accused neighbouring Gulf states Thursday of "bullying" his country during the region's political crisis and said his company's profits would be hit by the dispute.


India arrests eight alleged sex tourists for underage rape

2017-09-22 11:18

Indian police have arrested eight Arab nationals accused of paying brokers thousands of dollars to arrange sham Islamic "marriages" with underage girls for sex.

Arab feud over Qatar boils over at Cairo meeting

2017-09-13 09:25

A Qatari diplomat says "dogs" backed by "some regimes" are waging a media campaign against his country, a thinly veiled jab at Gulf countries that drew a sharp rebuke at an Arab League meeting

Hopes fade for Qatar residents to perform hajj

2017-08-31 06:28

Saudi Arabia's decision to close its embassy in Doha has stopped many residents from performing the pilgrimage to Mecca this year.

Chad shuts Qatari embassy, tells staff to leave

2017-08-23 18:10

Chad says it is closing Qatar's embassy in N'Djamena and giving its staff 10 days to leave, accusing Doha of seeking to destabilise the country via Libya.

Qatar banks shunned by peers will need to pay more for cash

2017-08-10 14:17

Banks in the world’s wealthiest nation per capita will need to offer more yield if they tap the market as almost half of their traditional investor base has cut ties with the country.

Landmark Qatar law to grant permanent residency to expats

2017-08-03 11:20

Qatar, has approved a landmark law to grant permanent residency cards, and rights to some of the foreigners who dominate its population.

1000s of North Korean labourers in US-allied Gulf nations

2017-07-28 19:32

Thousands of North Korean labourers work in four US-allied nations in the Persian Gulf, earning hard currency for Pyongyang despite international sanctions.

Turkish leader wades into Qatar dispute

2017-07-23 19:03

Turkey's president has waded into the diplomatic crisis gripping Qatar and four other Arab nations, travelling to Saudi Arabia at the start of a three-country Gulf tour aimed at helping break the impasse.

US praises Qatar's role in fight against 'terrorism'

2017-07-20 13:01

The US has praised Qatar's "strong partnership" in the fight against "terrorism" in its annual Country Reports on Terrorism.

Qatar slams American Airlines for ending codeshare deal

2017-07-13 13:20

Qatar Airways said Thursday it was "disappointed" with an American Airlines decision to end its codeshare relationship with the Doha-based carrier as part of its push against government subsidies of Middle Eastern carriers.

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