Category: Qatar


Qatar has told the U.N. that an Emirati naval vessel “intercepted and hijacked” a Qatari fishing boat earlier this year, the Qatar News Agency (QNA) reported Friday. According to QNA, Alia Ahmed bin Saif Al Thani, Qatar’s permanent representative to […]


Egypt’s Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry met with two US envoys on Monday for discussions on ways to resolve the nine-month diplomatic rift between Qatar and four Arab countries, including Egypt, the foreign ministry said in a statement. Egypt, Saudi Arabia, […]


The United Nations (UN) thanked Qatar and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) for their donations to the Gaza Strip on Thursday. On Tuesday the U.N. warned of an acute energy crisis in the blocked Palestinian territory. “Emergency fuel for critical […]


  The Qatari Emir sent his condolences to the UAE’s president on his mother’s death This is despite their months-long diplomatic rift Tensions recently escalated between the two over alleged military overflights The UAE filed a complaint with the U.N. […]


Bahrain has refuted Qatar’s allegations that military aircraft belonging to the UAE had violated its airspace. In a memorandum delivered by its mission to the United Nations in New York to the U.N. © Al Nisr Publishing LLC 2017. All […]


The United Arab Emirates (UAE) alleges that Qatar has intercepted two Emirati passenger aircraft en route to Bahrain, but Doha rejects the accusation amid a growing row over purported airspace violations. The UAE General Civil Aviation Authority alleged in a […]


Qatar on Sunday signed an agreement with the United Kingdom to purchase 24 Eurofighter Typhoon fighter jets, according to Qatar’s Defense Ministry. They explained in a statement that the Qatari Defense Minister Khalid bin Mohammed Al Attiyah and his British […]


Qatari Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani on Thursday received an invitation from Kuwaiti counterpart Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmad Jaber al-Sabah to attend an upcoming Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) to be held early next month in Kuwait City, Qatar’s official […]