There Are Calming Signs and Firm Desire to End Gulf Crisis: French Envoy to Gulf

French Envoy for the Gulf Countries Bertrand Besancenot affirmed the presence of signs of calming and a firm desire to end the unjust siege on…

Historical Assessment of the Current Gulf Crisis

This paper studies the ongoing crisis between Qatar and the Arab quartet—Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates (UAE), Bahrain, and Egypt—from several perspectives to better analyze…

Qatar Blockade Bites as State Airline’s Boss Predicts a Loss

Qatar Airways’ chief executive has claimed his airline is facing an annual loss this year as the blockade on the carrier’s home country by its…

Qatar to Saudi Arabia: Quit Trying to Overthrow our Government

The ostensible purpose of this past week’s visit to Washington by Qatar’s defense minister, Khalid bin Mohammad al-Attiyah, was a strategic dialogue with Defense Secretary…

Tillerson: US ‘Negatively Impacted’ by Gulf Crisis

The United States secretaries of state and defence have urged for a resolution to the Gulf crisis, as the dispute nears the eight-month mark. At…

Qatar Plans to Boost US Military Ties

HE the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of State for Defence Affairs Dr Khalid bin Mohamed al-Attiyah has said Qatar plans to further strengthen military…

Qatar Economy Can Survive ‘Forever’ Under Embargo, Minister Says

Qatar’s economy performed better than expected last year and required “minimal” government support to blunt the effects of a trade and diplomatic embargo by Saudi…

Qatar in Talks to Buy Russia’s S-400 Missile System

Qatar is in talks with Moscow to buy Russian S-400 missile air defense systems, Tass state news agency quoted the Qatari ambassador to Russia on…

Qatar Signs Security Agreement with NATO

The State of Qatar signed a security agreement with NATO at the Alliance’s Headquarters in Brussels on Tuesday (16 January 2018). At a signing ceremony,…

Qatar: Exiled sheikh Promoted by Saudi Arabia Now in Kuwait

An exiled Qatari sheikh once promoted by Saudi Arabia as a possible opposition leader amid a diplomatic dispute with Doha is now in Kuwait, authorities…

Qatar Seeks International Arbitration to End Blockade

Qatar has begun seeking international arbitration in an attempt to end the blockade imposed by three of its Gulf neighbours and Egypt. Foreign ministry spokesperson Lulwa Al Khater…

The Gulf’s Impending Demographic Dividend

The Gulf’s Impending Demographic Dividend: Youth & Private Sector Development The Arab Gulf states have reached a critical juncture in which key decisions could determine…