Bahrain says Qatar Freed Bodybuilding Champ Detained while Fishing
Qatar has released a bodybuilding champion and two other Bahrainis who had been detained during fishing trips, Bahrain's Interior Ministry said on Thursday.
Qatar Airways Resumes Flights to Egypt Starting 18 January 2021
Qatar airways the Qatari flag carrier announced on Wednesday the resumption of its flights to Egypt starting with services to the capital Cairo on 18 January 2021, followed by Alexandria, a Mediterranean port city on 25 January, the airline announced in a tweet.
Bahrain Says it will Open Airspace to Qatar from Monday
Bahrain will open its airspace to Qatar as of Jan. 11, the civil aviation affairs authority said on Sunday, following a U.S.-backed deal by Arab states last week to end a dispute with Doha.
Qatar and Saudi Arabia to Resume Direct Flights
Qatar Airways and Saudi Airlines will resume flights between Doha and Riyadh from Monday in a reopening of airspace as part of a political rapprochement in a three-year-old dispute.
Bahraini Foreign Minister: Kingdom's Relations with Qatar will be Reverted to What they were before June 2017
Bahrain's Foreign Minister Abdullatif Al-Zayani announced that the Kingdom's relations with Qatar will be reverted to what they were before June 5, 2017.
Flight Restriction not Lifted though Gulf Crisis Ended
Saudi Arabia's Foreign Minister confirmed that the kingdom, the United Arab Emirates, Egypt and Bahrain reopened their air, land and sea borders to Qatar after the countries ended their three-year siege, Al Jazeera reports.
From Embargo to Embrace, Saudi Arabia Pushes Gulf Detente
Embracing Qatar's ruler, Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince pushed a deal to end a row with Doha at a Gulf summit on Tuesday to try to strengthen an Arab alliance against Iran, although a final declaration contained only a general pledge of solidarity.
Breakthrough Reached in Gulf Dispute with Qatar
A breakthrough has been reached in Qatar’s three-year-old dispute with Saudi Arabia and three other Arab countries and an agreement aimed at ending their rift is to be signed in Saudi Arabia on Tuesday, a senior Trump administration official said.
Bahrain Officially Denies Violation of Qatar's Airspace
The Bahraini Ministry of Foreign Affairs dismissed the claim by Qatari authorities that four fighters from the Royal Bahraini Air Force have violated their airspace on Wednesday, December 9, 2020, as irresponsible and baseless.
Bahraini Fighter Jets Violate Qatari Airspace, Qatar Informs UN Security Council
Qatar said it informed the UN Security Council and secretary-general of violation of its airspace by four Bahraini fighter jets, Qatar News Agency announced on Thursday, December 24.
Interior Minister Warns Qatar: We will Follow Same Procedures to Protect Fishermen
Interior Minister Rashid bin Abdullah Al Khalifa issued a clear warning to the Qatari authorities and described what Qatar had done with the Bahraini fishermen as "brutal".
Bahrain Contains Armed Incident in Middle of Sea with Qatar
Interior Minister Rashid bin Abdullah Al Khalifa said that Bahrain has recently contained an armed incident in the middle of the sea with Qatar's Coast Guard, stressing that his country totally refuses these "abuses".
Expected Reconciliation with Qatar: What about Sheikh Ali Salman?
Now that the signing of the reconciliation between Qatar and the Gulf states is approaching, especially Saudi Arabia, the trial of the Bahraini opposition leader is one of the major issues that followed the decision made by these states to sever ties with Qatar and take several actions against it.
Two Bahraini Coast Guard Vessels Stopped by Qatari Patrols while Taking Part in Maritime Exercise
The Qatari coastguard vessels stopped two Bahraini coastguard boats that were returning after taking part in a maritime exercise, the Bahraini Interior Ministry announced on Wednesday.
Can Bahrain Bear Consequences of Strained Relations with Turkey?
Since 2011, the Bahraini government has proven two things; the first is that its actions are not based on national logic and do not take into consideration public interest, and the second is that the sovereign decision of the state was handed over to the UAE and Saudi Arabia.
Despite Gulf Criticism of Istanbul, Bahrain Intensifies Import of Turkish Weapons Systems
The Lies Refutation Observatory at the Anadolu Agency ridiculed the campaigns of Gulf tweeters who called for boycotting Turkish goods. The observatory said that a Turkish military company is stepping up its activities to sell military equipment especially to Bahrain.
Gulf Crisis 3rd Anniversary: Diverging Paths or Positive Atmosphere?
Contradicting Gulf news has emerged on the third anniversary of the political crisis that has plagued the Gulf Cooperation Council States since Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain announced they are boycotting Qatar.
Minister Abdullatif Al-Zayani Nowhere to be Seen When any Crisis Hits
People inside and outside Bahrain are reacting and speaking up about the case of Bahrainis stranded outside the kingdom, except for Bahraini Minister of Foreign Affairs, Abdullatif Al-Zayani, who preferred to remain silent since his appointment.
Qatar Foreign Minister Says Early Talks with Saudi Arabia have Broken Stalemate
Qatar’s foreign minister said recent talks had broken a protracted stalemate with Saudi Arabia and that Doha would study demands by its Gulf rivals but not turn its back on ally Turkey.
Qatar's Emir Skips GCC Summit, Blockade Countries Accuse Qatar of Lack of Seriousness
Qatar's Emir Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani missed the 40th Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) summit in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.