Tag archive for ‘qatar’
By news On Monday, September 18th, 2017

Qatar news: UK agrees deal to sell 24 Typhoon fighters to Doha despite boycott | World | News

Qatar has seen its diplomatic and trade ties with Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Egypt and Bahrain cut following allegations they funded terrorism and their refusal to close the Aljazeera news channel. (adsbygoogle More...

By news On Monday, September 18th, 2017

Qatar to buy 24 Typhoon jets from UK’s BAE Systems

DOHA (Reuters) – Qatar’s defense minister has signed a letter of intent to purchase 24 Typhoon jets from British defense group BAE Systems, in a move that could anger other Gulf countries boycotting Doha. More...

By news On Friday, September 15th, 2017

Qatar’s emir says ready to talk to end Gulf crisis

BERLIN (Reuters) – Qatar is ready to sit at the negotiating table to try to end a dispute with its Gulf Arab neighbors, Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani said on Friday in Berlin. Saudi Arabia, the United More...

By news On Wednesday, September 13th, 2017

Saudis urged to report on each other’s social media activity

(Reuters) – Saudi Arabia is urging people to report subversive social media activity via a phone app, part of an apparent crackdown on potential government critics before demonstrations called for by exiled More...

By news On Tuesday, August 29th, 2017

Report reveals high level of drug use in athletics

BERLIN (Reuters) – Over 30 percent of athletes who competed at the 2011 world championships admitted to having used banned substances in the past, according to a World Anti-Doping Agency-commissioned study More...

By news On Friday, August 25th, 2017

Qatar orders closure of Chadian embassy, gives diplomats 72 hours to leave

DUBAI (Reuters) – Qatar ordered the embassy of Chad be closed and gave its diplomats 72 hours to leave, the Qatari foreign ministry said on Thursday, accusing the African country of joining a “campaign More...

By news On Tuesday, August 22nd, 2017

Senegal reinstates Qatar ambassador, hopes for end to Gulf feud

DAKAR (Reuters) – Senegal has reinstated its ambassador to Qatar in a bid to encourage the resolution of a dispute between Saudi Arabia and its Gulf allies and Doha, the foreign ministry said. Senegal recalled More...

By news On Sunday, August 20th, 2017

Qatar to build World Cup stadium shaped like Arabian cap

DOHA (Reuters) – Qatar will build a stadium shaped like an Arabian skull cap for the 2022 World Cup, organizers said on Sunday, as the Gulf state moves ahead with preparations for the tournament despite a More...

By news On Thursday, August 17th, 2017

Saudi Arabia to open Salwa border point to Qatari pilgrims for haj: SPA

CAIRO (Reuters) – Saudi Arabia said on Wednesday it would welcome Qatari pilgrims to Saudi Arabia to perform the haj this season, amidst a feud that has triggered tensions between the two nations since June. More...

By news On Monday, August 7th, 2017

Two U.S. envoys travel to Gulf to work on Qatar rift

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Two U.S. envoys arrive in the Gulf region this week to meet with officials there to help resolve a diplomatic crisis between Qatar and four other Arab countries that has lasted for More...