Mohammed Al-Mutawa Confirms Giving Statements to BNA
Minister of Cabinet Affairs Mohammed bin Ibrahim Al-Mutawa has dismissed allegations and speculations concocted by social media regarding his statement about the call held between the Prime Minister and Emir of Qatar.
Bahrain PM Makes Ramadan Call to Qatar Emir, A First since Rift
Bahrain's premier phoned Qatar's Emir on Monday to mark the first day of Ramadan, Qatari media said, but Manama said the call, a rare exchange amid a lengthy dispute between Doha and some of its neighbors, signaled no change in political stance.
Phone Call between Khalifa bin Salman and Tamim bin Hamad Opens Door for Predictions
A telephone call was held yesterday between Bahraini Prime Minister Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa and Emir of Qatar Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani to congratulate him on the holy month of Ramadan, Qatar News Agency reported.
Mohammed Al-Mutawa: Khalifa bin Salman Doesn't Represent Official Stance
Minister of Cabinet Affairs Mohammed Al-Mutawa said that the phone call held between the Prime Minister Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa and Emir of Qatar Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani doesn't represent the official stance of Kingdom of Bahrain.
PM's Court: Khalifa bin Salman's Call to Emir of Qatar Focused on Social Dimension
Bahrain's Prime Minister Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa said that the phone call held between him and the Emir of Qatar focused on social dimension only.
Emir of Qatar Receives Telephone Call from Bahraini PM
Emir of Qatar Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani received a telephone call from the Bahraini Prime Minister Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa through which he congratulated the Emir on the occasion of the holy month of Ramadan, Qatar News Agency reported.
Qatar Airways says return to Syrian airspace part of overcoming Gulf boycott
Qatar Airways' return to flying over Syria as its eight-year war dies down is part of its efforts to grapple with a nearly two-year Gulf dispute that has blocked it from using the airspace of many of its neighbors, CEO Akbar al-Baker said on Saturday.
Court to Issue Ruling in Waheed Al-Dossari and Hasan Al-Araibi's Appeals on April 27
The High Appeals Criminal Court set April 27 as a date to issue its ruling in the appeals of Waheed Al-Dossari and Hasan Al-Araibi in case of receiving money from a former Qatari MP Abdullah bin Khalid Al Thani to run for elections.
Qatari FM: We Can't Control Gulf Crisis because We didn't Cause it
Qatari Minister of Foreign Affairs Mohamed bin Abdulrahman Al-Thani said that his country can't control the Gulf crisis because it didn't case it, reiterating his country's support for the Kuwaiti initiative.
Egypt Withdraws from U.S.-Led Anti-Iran Security Initiative
Egypt has pulled out of the U.S. effort to forge an "Arab NATO" with key Arab allies, according to four sources familiar with the decision, in a blow to the Trump administration's strategy to contain Iranian power.
Arab Quartet Boycotts International Parliamentary Conference Held in Qatar
The United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, Egypt and Bahrain announced on Thursday boycotting the 140th General Assembly meeting of the Inter-Parliamentary Union, which will take place in Doha.
Bahrain Supports AFC Decision to Cancel beIN Sport Channel Monopoly on Broadcasting Asian Matches in Saudi Arabia
The Bahraini Football Association (BFA) issued a statement supporting the decision of the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) to cancel the Qatari "beIN sport" channels' monopoly on Asian continent matches and competitions in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
Qatar Participates in Drill for Peninsula Shield Forces in Saudi Arabia
The Qatari force participating in the joint Peninsula Shield drill (10) arrived at the King Abdulaziz Air Base in Saudi Arabia on Wednesday, the Qatari Defense Ministry said.
UAE Eases Qatar Shipping Ban amid Continuing Dispute
The United Arab Emirates has eased a ban on the shipping of goods between it and Qatar enforced under a political and economic boycott of Doha, according to port circulars and an industry source.
Qatar Informs UNSC about Bahraini Aircraft Violation of Airspace, Reserves Right to Respond
The Qatari government accused Bahraini forces of violating its sovereignty by continuous breaches of Qatari airspace, stressing on reserving the right to respond and taking the necessary measures to stop these violations.
Pompeo Says Qatar and Gulf Arab Neighbors Rift “Gone on for too Long”
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Sunday that a rift between Qatar and its Gulf Arab neighbors had gone on for too long and was threatening regional unity needed to counter Iran.
2018: Bahraini Opposition Leader, from Acquittal to Life Imprisonment in Case Involving Political Conflict with Qatar
Dramatic developments have been witnessed in the case of “spying” for Qatar, which was raised by the authorities in Bahrain against the opposition leader Sheikh Ali Salman and Al-Wefaq officials Sheikh Hassan Sultan and Ali Al-Aswad following the severing of relations with Qatar on June 5th, 2017.
Qatar Slams GCC, Calls for Reformed Alliance
Qatar has said on Saturday (December 15, 2018) that it is committed to the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) but that the bloc needed to enforce its own rules, signalling that a reformed alliance could help end the Gulf crisis.
Saudi Cites National Security to Block WTO Case Brought by Qatar
Saudi Arabia has told the WTO that national security concerns mean it cannot allow the world trade body to settle an intellectual property dispute with Qatar, according to a transcript seen by Reuters.
Qatar's Emir Receives Invite from Saudi King to Attend Gulf Arab Summit
Qatar’s emir, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, has received a written invitation from Saudi Arabia’s King Salman to attend an annual Gulf Arab summit being held in Riyadh on Dec. 9, the Qatar News Agency said on Tuesday.