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…

Turkey Sends More Troops to Qatar

A new batch of Turkish soldiers have arrived at Turkey’s military base in Qatar as part of a joint defence agreement between the two countries. Qatar’s defence…

Will the GCC Crisis be Resolved in 2018?

This year, efforts to resolve the most serious crisis to date within the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) have failed, and it will be carried into…

Qatar Signs on to Buy 12 Rafale Fighter-Jets from France

Qatar’s ruling emir and French President Emmanuel Macron signed 12 billion euros ($14 billion) in deals during the French president’s visit to Doha on Thursday,…