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Saudi-led quartet trying to turn Qatar into ‘state of trusteeship’: Doha

September 11, 2017 10:30 pm
Saudi-led quartet trying to turn Qatar into ‘state of trusteeship’: Doha

Qatari Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al Thani Qatar says the “illegal” blockade imposed on Doha by the Saudi-led quartet of countries is aimed to force the peninsular Persian Gulf nation to become a “state of trusteeship.” Qatari Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al Thani made the remarks […]

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Qatar closes Chad embassy, orders diplomats to leave in tit-for-tat move

August 25, 2017 9:00 pm
Qatar closes Chad embassy, orders diplomats to leave in tit-for-tat move

A file photo of the Qatari Foreign Ministry’s premises Doha has ordered the closure of the Chadian embassy and given its diplomats 72 hours to leave, in retaliation for a similar move by the Central African state against the Qatari diplomatic mission in N’Djamena. The Qatari Foreign Ministry announced the decision […]

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Doha says US media report showed United Arab Emirates attack on Qatar’s news agency

July 17, 2017 10:30 pm
Doha says US media report showed United Arab Emirates attack on Qatar’s news agency

A signboard of Qatar News Agency is seen in Doha, Qatar, June 5, 2017. (Via Reuters) Doha says it regards as true an American media report that points the finger of blame at the United Arab Emirates (UAE) for the alleged hacking of Qatar’s state news agency in late May. […]

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Doha needs healthy, constructive relationship with Tehran: Qatari Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al Thani

July 5, 2017 10:30 pm
Doha needs healthy, constructive relationship with Tehran: Qatari Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al Thani

Qatari Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al Thani looks on during a news conference at the Chatham House international affairs think tank in London, England, on July 5, 2017. (Photo by AFP) The Qatari foreign minister has emphasized that his country needs a healthy and constructive relationship with neighboring Iran […]

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Saudi-led blockade against Doha amounts to ‘bloodless declaration of war’: Qatari Defense Minister Khalid bin Mohammad al-Attiya

June 30, 2017 10:30 pm
Saudi-led blockade against Doha amounts to ‘bloodless declaration of war’: Qatari Defense Minister Khalid bin Mohammad al-Attiya

Qatari Defense Minister Khalid bin Mohammad al-Attiyah (file photo) Qatar says the Saudi-led blockade against Doha is a “bloodless declaration of war,” a day after the Persian Gulf Arab country rejected as “unreasonable” the demands presented by Saudi Arabia and its allies to end the unprecedented diplomatic row with the emirate. Qatari Defense […]

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Saudi-led bloc’s to Doha demands unreasonable: Qatar

June 29, 2017 10:30 pm
Saudi-led bloc’s to Doha demands unreasonable: Qatar

Qatari Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al Thani speaks to the media at the Qatari embassy in Paris, June 12, 2017. (Photo by AP) Qatar says the demands submitted by the Saudi-led bloc to Doha as a condition to lift their boycott on the country are impossible to be met […]

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United Arab Emirates not after regime change in Qatar, but behavioral change: UAE Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Anwar Gargash

June 24, 2017 10:30 pm
United Arab Emirates not after regime change in Qatar, but behavioral change: UAE Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Anwar Gargash

UAE Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Anwar Gargash speaks during a press conference at his office in Dubai on June 24, 2017. (Photo by AFP) The United Arab Emirates says it does not seek “regime change” in Qatar but only demands a “behavioral change” in the Arab country, as […]

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United Arab Emirates warns Qatar of divorce as Persian Gulf tensions simmer

June 23, 2017 10:30 pm
United Arab Emirates warns Qatar of divorce as Persian Gulf tensions simmer

The United Arab Emirates State Minister for Foreign Affairs, Anwar Mohammad Gargash (Photo by AFP) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has asked Qatar to pay serious attention to the list of demands from Saudi Arabia and its allies, including the closure of al-Jazeera television news network and downgrade of relations […]

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Qatar given list of demands from Saudi Arabia, allies to end crisis

2:31 pm
Qatar given list of demands from Saudi Arabia, allies to end crisis

Emir of Qatar Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani (R) and Emir of Kuwait Sabah al-Ahmad al-Jaber Al Sabah attend a [Persian] Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) summit on December 6, 2016, in Manama. (Photo by AFP) Kuwait has reportedly given Doha a steep list of demands from Saudi Arabia and […]

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Qatar: “Neighboring” countries leading economic siege hacked our news agency

June 21, 2017 8:00 pm
Qatar: “Neighboring” countries leading economic siege hacked our news agency

Qatari Attorney General Ali Bin Fetais al-Marri speaks to reporters in Doha on June 20, 2017. (Photo by AFP) Qatar says it has evidence showing the same “neighboring” countries that are leading a boycott campaign against Doha had a hand in the alleged hacking of its state news agency, an […]

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No negotiations possible with the Arab countries unless embargos on Doha reversed: Qatar

June 19, 2017 10:30 pm
No negotiations possible with the Arab countries unless embargos on Doha reversed: Qatar

Qatari Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al-Thani gives a press conference in Doha on May 25, 2017. (Photo by AFP) Qatar says it will not negotiate with the Arab countries, led by Saudi Arabia, that have severed economic and travel relations with Doha until the blockade on the Persian […]

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Qatar’s pan-Arab broadcaster Al Jazeera ‘under cyber attack on all systems’

June 8, 2017 10:30 pm
Qatar’s pan-Arab broadcaster Al Jazeera ‘under cyber attack on all systems’

The file photo shows an emblem of Qatar- based Al Jazeera TV network. Qatar’s pan-Arab broadcaster Al Jazeera says it has come under a large-scale cyber attack which targeted “all systems” as tensions between Doha and Riyadh show no sign of easing.  “Al Jazeera Media Network under cyber attack on all […]

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Popular Qatari Doha English-language daily news website slimming down over censorship

December 4, 2016 10:30 pm
Popular Qatari Doha English-language daily news website slimming down over censorship

The picture shows a screenshot of Qatar’s most popular English-language news website Doha News on December 4, 2016. Qatar’s leading independent English-language daily news website has announced that it is going to scale back operations less than a week after authorities blocked it inside the tiny Persian Gulf kingdom. Doha […]

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Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas holds rare meeting with senior Hamas leaders in Doha

October 28, 2016 8:00 am
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas holds rare meeting with senior Hamas leaders in Doha

The picture, released by Hamas’ official website, apparently shows Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas (2nd-R) meeting with Khaled Meshaal (2nd-L) and Ismail Haniyeh (1st-L), both being senior leaders of Hamas, in the Qatari capital, Doha, October 28, 2016. Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has held a rare meeting with two senior leaders […]

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The World’s Most Expensive and Amazing Artwork-Paul Gauguin Painting Sold for £200 MILLION (Photo)

February 8, 2015 5:49 am
The World’s Most Expensive and Amazing Artwork-Paul Gauguin Painting Sold for £200 MILLION (Photo)

Wow! The world’s most expensive artwork is now an oil painting by Paul Gauguin .It was sold for a whooping  £200 MILLION. The 1982 painting of two Tahitian girls by the French artist is titled, Nafea Faa Ipoipo, or When Will You Marry? It was reportedly bought by a museum […]

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