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UN labor agency backs Qatar reforms on migrant worker rights
The United Nations labour agency ended a potential investigation of Qatar after the 2022 World Cup host pledged to protect the rights of...
Erdogan to visit Qatar on November 15
Turkey’s President Tayyip Erdogan will travel next week to Qatar, which Ankara has supported in its dispute with powerful Gulf Arab...
Qatar accuses blockading countries of fragmenting GCC
Qatar has accused the blockading countries of being responsible for the dissolution of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC). The comments...
Washington approves $1bn Qatar arms deal
The United States government on Wednesday approved a $1.1bn deal to service Qatar’s F-15 fighter jets despite the diplomatic stand-off...
Bahrain imposes visas on Qataris, Qatar residents
Gulf News, October 31, 2017 Habib Toumi Manama: Bahrain on Tuesday formally imposed entry visas on Qatari nationals and on expatriates...
Trump and Gulf Crisis
From The Guardian, October 25, 2017, by Patrick Wintour. US may intervene in Qatar crisis as fears grow over long-term rupture Gulf...
Bahrain calls for ‘freeze’ of Qatar’s GCC membership
From Aljazeera, October 3, 2017. Bahrain will not attend the next Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) summit if Qatar attends, the Bahraini...
Qatar’s Emir Stands Defiant in Face of Blockade
A blockade that began in early June has shut Qatar’s only land crossing. But the small country’s leader isn’t...
Modernising female voice for Qatar
From BBC, October 4, 2017, by Sean Coughlan. Sheikha Hind represents a young, modern face for the blockaded Qatari ruling family If the...
Qatar ‘has enough reserves to support banks despite siege’
From Gulf Times, October 5, 2017. Qatar Central Bank Governor HE Sheikh Abdullah bin Saoud al-Thani Qatar, blockaded by three of its Gulf...
Qatar discussing idea of dollar bond with market, no decision
From Reuters, October 9, 2017, by Davide Barbuscia. DUBAI, Oct 9 (Reuters) – Qatar has been discussing with banks the idea of...
Qatar says its hosting of World Cup ‘not up for...
From AP via abc News, October 11, 2017, by Jon Gambrell. Qatar on Wednesday strongly criticized Emirati officials for questioning...