Gulf Crisis

Cairo airport receives 1st Qatari flight after 3-year hiatus

Mon, 18 Jan 2021 - 05:32 GMT

A source at the airport said almost 100 passengers have been on board of the first plane coming from Doha. The Qatari plane is set to leave tonight with 120 passengers on board.

Breakthrough in Gulf crisis: Saudi Arabia, Qatar re-open airspace, land, sea borders

Mon, 04 Jan 2021 - 08:15 GMT

Mohammed Bin Salman affirmed the kingdom’s “solid approach” to achieve “the ultimate interest of the GCC member states and Arab countries.

Sisi hails Kuwaiti efforts to resolve Gulf crisis, affirms Egypt’s keenness to back Arab solidarity

Sat, 02 Jan 2021 - 04:33 GMT

Sisi’s remarks came as he received on Saturday Sheikh Ahmad Nasser Al-Sabah, the Kuwaiti foreign minister, who carried a message from Kuwait’s Emir Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber.

Kuwaiti FM refers to ‘fruitful’ discussions to end Gulf crisis

Fri, 04 Dec 2020 - 03:30 GMT

Fruitful discussions have taken place during the past period, during which all parties stressed their keenness to [maintain] Gulf and Arab solidarity and stability

1 Year into boycott, foreign mediations to solve Gulf crisis

Tue, 05 Jun 2018 - 11:14 GMT

Several countries, particularly Kuwait, have sought to mediate the crisis and prevent any escalation in the regional tensions.

Egypt’s stability is vital to the region: Qatari FM

Thu, 25 Jan 2018 - 09:04 GMT

Qatari foreign minister said that Doha aims to improve relations with Cairo and denied allegations of destabilizing Egypt

UAE arrest of Qatari Al-Thani family member denied: WAM

Sun, 14 Jan 2018 - 07:43 GMT

News about the arrest of a member of Qatari Al-Thani family was denied by anonymous official source at the UAE Foreign Ministry.

Egypt denounces ‘attempts to strain relations’ with Kuwait

Sat, 13 Jan 2018 - 09:49 GMT

Foreign ministry spokesman, Ahmed Abu Zeid denounced an alleged leak that aims to sow discontent between Egypt and Kuwait.

Analysis: Gulf heads absence from GCC summit not good sign

Tue, 05 Dec 2017 - 12:50 GMT

The six-Gulf Cooperation Council annual summit is taking place in Kuwait on December 5 and 6, despite June-row between Qatar and three Gulf States.

Sources: Qatar to apologize to Arab heads during GCC summit

Mon, 04 Dec 2017 - 10:38 GMT

Qatar’s Emir Tamim bin Haman Al-Thani is expected to apologize to Saudi King Salman bin Abdel Aziz during the upcoming Gulf summit.

Doha defies Arabs, tightens economic ties with Tehran

Sun, 26 Nov 2017 - 01:48 GMT

Qatar is seeking to increase bilateral trade with Iran, said the Qatari Minister of Economy Ahmed bin Jassim Al Thani in a meeting with Iranian Minister.

Qatari FM: Qatar has unique relationship with Iran

Sun, 19 Nov 2017 - 02:17 GMT

Qatari FM Mohammed bin Abdul Rahman Al-Thani said in an interview with MSNBC that Qatar has a unique relationship with Iran.

Qahtan tribe protests against Tamim’s violations in Qatar

Sat, 18 Nov 2017 - 02:10 GMT

Al-Qahtan tribe in Saudi Arabia gathered on the border with Qatar to formulate a roadmap to face Qatari Emir Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad Al-Thani’s violations

Morocco offers to mediate in Gulf crisis

Mon, 13 Nov 2017 - 10:44 GMT

King Mohammed VI of Morocco offers his mediation to solve the unprecedented Gulf crisis during his visit to Qatar.

US approves $1 bln Qatar arms deal despite Gulf crisis

Thu, 02 Nov 2017 - 12:27 GMT

The U.S. government on Wednesday approved a $1.1 billion deal to service Qatar's F-15 fighter jets despite the diplomatic stand-off Gulf crisis.

Qatari Emir 'doubts' Kuwaiti mediation: Political analyst

Sun, 29 Oct 2017 - 03:32 GMT

Qatar realizes that such an initiative reflects a derogatory image of Kuwait’s ability to resolve the crisis,” Zaatar stated.

Qatar’s resorting to Western media is ineffective: Gargash

Sun, 29 Oct 2017 - 08:13 GMT

Anwar Gargash, UAE State Minister for Foreign Affairs, said that Qatar’s attack on Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates through western media would not help them.

U.S. Homeland Security chair: We must support Sisi against terrorism

Wed, 25 Oct 2017 - 12:19 GMT

Chairman of the House Committee on Homeland Security in U.S., Mike McCaul, stated that the Muslim Brotherhood forms a real threat to Egypt.

Sisi to France 24: 'No political prisoners in Egypt'

Tue, 24 Oct 2017 - 09:37 GMT

President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi was interviewed by France 24 Arabic’s Editor-in-Chief, Michelle al-Keik, to discuss a number of topics concerning recent events.

Documentary: 'Qatar: A Dangerous Alliance' analyzes Gulf crisis

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 - 01:06 GMT

The world’s leading experts on Middle East policy, international terrorism, and finance provide insight and analysis on Gulf crisis in a documentary film.