Category: Qatar

15.01.2018

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 […]

11.12.2017

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 […]

30.11.2017

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 […]

26.11.2017

A meeting of the defense ministers of a Saudi-led anti-terrorism alliance of Muslim countries kicked off in Saudi capital Riyadh on Sunday. Held under the theme “Allied Against Terrorism”, the Islamic Military Counter Terrorism Coalition (IMCTC) meeting was opened by […]

31.10.2017

Bahrain’s King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa on Monday ordered the imposition of visas on visitors from Qatar, according to the country’s official news agency BNA. BNA reported that King Hamad, chairing a cabinet meeting, also directed authorities to take […]

16.10.2017

Kuwait’s Emir Shaikh Sabah Al Ahmad has arrived in Riyadh on a fraternal visit to Saudi Arabia. He was welcomed at the airport by the Emir of Riyadh Prince Faisal Bin Bandar Bin Abdul Aziz and his deputy Prince Mohammad […]

14.10.2017

A race for the helm of the United Nations’ cultural agency has exposed a diplomatic tiff between Egypt and Qatar. On Friday, UNESCO selected former French culture minister Audrey Azoulay as its new chief after edging Qatar’s Hamad bin Abdulaziz […]

05.10.2017

A Human Rights Watch report has found that migrant laborers are dying on Qatari construction sites amid concerns over workers’ rights The NGO has also criticized government investigations into migrant worker deaths in the country Migrant workers are often lured […]