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 as opposed to the 13-point […]

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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 Minister Khalid bin Mohammad al-Attiyah […]

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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

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 an unprecedented diplomatic crisis in […]

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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 News, in a statement released […]

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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 of the Gaza-based Palestinian resistance […]

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