Israelis to be Allowed into Qatar for World Cup, Officials Say
Israelis will be able to attend 2022 World Cup games in Qatar, Israeli ministers said on Thursday, in a move they said would open "a new door" to a country with which Israel does not currently have formal diplomatic relations.
Qatari Court Issues Life Term Sentences against Poet Ibn Al-Dheeb, 3 Others who Rejected Elections Law
A Qatari court the case of known poet Mohammed Rashid Hassan Nasser Al-Ajami (Poet Ibn Al-Dheeb), Hamad Bin Fetais Al-Marri, Dr. Haza'a Ali Haza'a Salem Abu Sharida and Dr. Rashid Ali Haza'a Salem Abu Sharida, who were on trial over protesting against the elections law, social media activists reported.
Bahrain Says Qatar Arrested Two Bahraini and Four Asian Fishermen
The Bahraini authorities said that the Qatari authorities arrested on April 13 two Bahraini and four Asian fishermen over charges of entering the regional waters.
Qatar Closes "The Bridge of Love" Office in Doha and Bahrain, Demands Bahrain to Return $350 Million
On June 29, 2008, Bahrain's cabinet approved a loan agreement between the Government of Bahrain and Doha.
Hamad bin Jassim: King of Bahrain Prevented Me from Meeting Sheik Ali Salman, Put us in front of the Fait Accompli to Participate in Peninsula Shield
Former Qatari Foreign Minister Hamad bin Jassim Al-Thani said that Bahrain's King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa personally and directly prevented him from meeting Bahrain's opposition leader and Al-Wefaq Secretary General, Sheikh Ali Salman, during his visit to Bahrain.
Qatar and UAE Leaders Meet for First Time since Gulf Thaw
Qatar's emir met the de facto ruler of the United Arab Emirates during an official event at the Beijing Winter Olympics, in the first such interaction between the two Gulf leaders since four Arab states agreed to end a dispute with Doha over a year ago.
Saudi Crown Prince on First Visit to Qatar since Gulf Row Resolved
Saudi Arabia's de facto ruler Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman arrived in Doha on Wednesday on his first visit since Riyadh and several Arab allies imposed an embargo on Qatar in mid-2017 and set off a bitter dispute that was resolved only in January.
Saudi King Sends Letter to Leaders of 4 Gulf States Ahead of Summit to be Held in December
King of Saudi Arabia, Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, sent written letters to leaders of Qatar, Sultanate of Oman, Bahrain and Kuwait ahead of a Gulf summit in Saudi Arabia
Foreign Affairs Minister: Bahrain Examines Published Documents Indicating Inaccuracy of Maritime Border Demarcation with Qatar
Foreign Affairs Minister Al-Zayani said that Bahrain respects the legitimate decisions and ruling of the ICJ without prejudice to the historical and legal rights of the Kingdom, based on the principle of uti possidetis juris, and in accordance with Legislative Decree No. 8 of 1993 on the Territorial Sea & Contiguous Zone of Bahrain.
Qatar Foreign Minister Visits UAE as Relations Thaw
Qatar's foreign minister visited the United Arab Emirates (UAE) where he met with Abu Dhabi's crown prince on Wednesday, state news agency WAM reported, as the two Gulf states work on improving bilateral ties after years of a bitter rivalry.
Interior Ministry Refers to Prosecution Individuals who received Financial Transfers from Qatar
The Interior Ministry announced that it has referred some individuals to the Public Prosecution for being involved in suspicious money transfers with a financial source of the terrorist group, Hezbollah.
Manama Gov't Accuses Qatar of Attempting to Recruit Bahraini Military and Security Personnel
The Bahraini Interior Ministry accused the Qatari authorities of attempting to recruit Bahraini military and security personnel, according to a statement it published on Sunday in its response to the "Zero Distance" program, aired by Al-Jazeera, which revealed violations against dozens of children held in Dry Dock Prison.
Qatar does not seem ready to loosen the rope with Bahrain yet, as Al-Jazeera's coverage and Qatari-funded newspapers' talk of Bahraini affairs indicate that Doha believes it is not time yet to settle their issues with Manama.
EDITORIAL: Let Bahrain Apologize to Qatar and Be the End of It!
In its ongoing media war with Qatar, the Bahraini government appears to be acting like a child who has lost his way.
Qataris Respond to Bahraini Gov't Media: Shiites of Bahrain are More Worth of Sympathy
Qataris launched a collective response to what was published by press affiliated with the authorities in Bahrain which stated that Shiites in Qatar are subjected to religious discrimination.
Hamad bin Jassim Considers Qatar's Restoration of Sovereignty over its Airspace "Correction of Historic Mistake"
Prime Minister and former Qatari Foreign Minister Hamad bin Jassim Al Thani said the decision to restore Doha's airspace from Bahrain is a "victory and correction of a historic mistake" that was made earlier with good faith motives to open a new page for relations between the two countries.
ICAO Council Agrees with Qatar's Proposal to Establish Doha Flight Information Region
The United Nation's International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) has given Qatar the green light for a new Doha Airspace to establish its own Flight Information Region (FIR) in its airspace.
Qatar sets up Supervisory Body for First Legislative Elections
Qatar has set up a committee to oversee its first legislative elections, due to be held in October, its interior ministry said on Sunday.
Whose Side will Al Khalifa Take with Escalation of Saudi-Emirati Dispute?
Bahrain's ruling Al Khalifa family seems to be in an unenviable position after the big shifts in the Gulf region: End of Qatar's boycott and the ball of discord dramatically rolling between Saudi Arabia and the UAE.
Bahrain Ready to Work with Estranged Qatar on Airspace Sovereignty
Bahrain is ready to work on Qatar's ambition to gain control of its own airspace, a government spokesperson said, in a sign of a rapprochement between the two estranged states.