Cabinet welcomes Saudi-Bahrain Coordinating Council

Cabinet welcomes Saudi-Bahrain Coordinating Council

:: The Saudi Cabinet on Tuesday thanked foreign leaders, officials, envoys and citizens for their condolences on the death of Prince Bandar bin Abdul Aziz, brother of King Salman. Chaired by the More »

Khalid bin Salman: Capture of ISIS leader shows commitment to eradicate terror

Khalid bin Salman: Capture of ISIS leader shows commitment to eradicate terror

:: The capture of ISIS’ leader, Abu Osama al-Muhajir, in Yemen is just the latest example of our commitment to eradicating the scourge of terrorism, Saudi Arabia’s Deputy Defense Minister Prince Khalid More »

Iran foreign minister accuses US’ Bolton of plotting for war

Iran foreign minister accuses US’ Bolton of plotting for war

:: Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif accused US National Security Adviser John Bolton of plotting for war against Iran in a tweet on Tuesday. “Wanna know why those with proven record More »

Saudi Crown Prince departs for Asia trip including South Korea, Japan

Saudi Crown Prince departs for Asia trip including South Korea, Japan

:: Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has departed on a trip to South Korea and Japan, where he will lead the Kingdom’s delegation to the G20 summit in Osaka, the More »

King Salman promotes, appoints 38 judges at various levels

King Salman promotes, appoints 38 judges at various levels

:: King Salman issued a royal order on Monday promoting 38 judges at the Ministry of Justice at various ranks. The Kingdom is taking measures to revolutionize its judicial system. Recently, the More »

 

Category Archives: Qatar

Qatar admits having different ‘assessment’ to US on Iran threat

Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al-Thani

:: Qatar has its “own assessment” different to the US on policy towards Iran, the country’s foreign minister said Sunday. The comments are expected to alarm members of the Trump administration, which has beefed up America’s military presence in the

UAE’s Gargash criticizes Qatari media for ‘fabricating’ his presence in Sudan

Anwar Gargash

:: The UAE’s Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Anwar Gargash criticized in a tweet on Saturday the Qatari media’s “fabrication” of news on him being in Sudan’s Khartoum while he is not. “I was surprised, but not quite, to

How Erdogan is cosying up with Doha for funds to offer sops before local polls?

:: President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s bid to shore up his country’s economy got a boost when Qatari Emir Tamim bin Hamid Al Thani and his finance minister visited Turkey in August and offered a direct investment of $15 billion. The

Egypt, Bahrain firm on list of 13 demands to end Qatar crisis

:: The Egyptian and Bahraini foreign ministries affirmed their firmness on sticking to a list of 13 demands including six principles the anti-Terror Quartet issued last year as the basis for resolving ongoing crisis with Qatar. In a joint statement,

‘Hundreds of targets’ in Qatar-linked hack, say lawyers for US lobbyist Broidy

:: Lawyers of Republican lobbyist Elliott Broidy said that hundreds of people, including senior officials from Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Egypt, Bahrain and Syria, were targeted by cybercriminals working for agents of the Qatari government. Broidy, known as a top

Kosovo suspends Qatar Charity operations amid ‘conflicts of interest’

:: Authorities in Kosovo have suspended the activities of the Qatar Charity organization in the country, in a move that observers see as further evidence of Doha’s use of a charity “front” to cover illegal activities and its financing of

Qatari diplomat proposes Israel grants work permits to Gazans

:: Qatari envoy Mohammed al-Emadi has proposed that Tel Aviv grants the Palestinians in Gaza Strip work permits to end protests at the strip’s borders. “If Israel allows people from the Gaza Strip, whose many of its people live in

Saudi Hajj Ministry dedicates link for Qatari pilgrims

:: The Ministry of Hajj and Umrah has concluded arrangements for the arrival of about 2 million pilgrims from all over the world to perform the annual Hajj this year. Due to a lack of cooperation on the part of

Qatar admits that it is against the Arab coalition in Yemeni

:: The justifications and the contradictions in statements have become characteristic of Qatar’s statements. Qatar admitted that it was compelled to join the Arab Coalition to restore legitimacy in Yemen, in a clear and implicit admission that it was from

UAE denies reports of concession awarded to Qatar Petroleum

:: An official source at the UAE’s Supreme Petroleum Council has said that no concession was awarded to Qatar Petroleum, denying earlier reports from Qatari sources. In a statement reported by the official WAM news agency, the source said: “The

US congress mulls demands to relocate air base in Qatar

:: The US Congress is currently studying demands of relocating the al-Udeid American Air Base in Qatar to another country, sources confirmed to Pan-Arab newspaper Asharq al-Awsat. Those sources told the London-based newspaper that alternate locations for the base includes

Qatari tribe files new UN complaint against ‘crimes committed by Doha’

:: Members of a Qatari tribe named “al-Ghofran” have filed a second complaint against the Gulf state to the United Nations Human Rights Council. The tribe is calling for international intervention to protect them and to secure their rights in

Mubarak al-Thani says will return to Qatar to ‘cleanse’ it from ruling regime

:: Sheikh Mubarak bin Khalifa al-Thani, who was recently revealed as a figure opposed to the ruling al-Thani family in Qatar, said that the people of the Gulf state are living in fear due to the oppression of the government.

UAE’s Mohammed bin Rashid, Mohamed bin Zayed receive Qatari Sheikh Sultan bin Suhaim

:: The Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, and Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, on Monday received

Qatari Emir says crisis with Gulf states ‘useless’, UAE says Emir is ‘confused’

:: Following the speech of Qatar’s Emir, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad, before the Munich Security Conference, the UAE’s Minister of State for Foreign Affairs, Anwar Gargash, said that he hopes the Emir will “return to his senses” and stop supporting

Bahraini king receives Qatari opposition figure

:: Bahrain’s King Hamad on Sunday received Qatari opposition figure Sheikh Sultan bin Suhaim Al-Thani and his delegation at Al-Rawdah Palace in Manama. Sheikh Sultan tweeted that it was an “honor” to meet with the king. During their meeting, they

UAE will complain to UN body over Qatar war planes

:: The United Arab Emirates will lodge a complaint against Qatar at the United Nations’ aviation agency on Tuesday after Qatari war planes allegedly intercepted UAE civilian aircraft, a UAE official said. The UAE said on Monday that Qatari air

US Congressmen call secret Qatar deal into question

:: The Washington Post reported that members of the Congress, in both parties, are calling agreement a US-Qatar Memorandum of Understanding that was signed six months ago, into question. The newspaper added that they are asking to release the deal

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