Gulf Investment in Bahrain Not Safe
The Bahraini authorities have begun fencing a huge plot of land located next to Al-Seef Bridge investment area, which belongs to three sons of Khalid bin Nasser Abdullah Al-Misnad, brother of Mozah Al-Misnad, mother of Qatari Emir Tamim.
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.
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.
Once Propped up by Qatari High-Rollers, Saudi City Prays for Truce
Jackhammers and cranes gather dust at half-built Qatari-funded hotel sites in a Saudi city hit hard by an abrupt diplomatic rupture, but signs of thawing cross-border ties are reviving economic hopes.
Qatar State Minister for Foreign Affairs Arrives in Riyadh: QNA
Qatar's minister of state for foreign affairs arrived in Saudi Arabia on Monday, state news agency QNA said, for a preparatory meeting ahead of an annual summit of Gulf Cooperation Council leaders that could see a thaw in a 2-1/2-year Gulf crisis.
Keffiyeh Wrap of Naturalized Bahraini of Yemeni Origin Stirs up Social Media
The Keffiyeh wrap of a naturalized Bahraini journalist, who’s a Yemeni national, while taking part in a TV interview turned into a topic of ridicule on social media after it looked gigantic and occupied half of the TV screen.
US Military Halts Exercises over Qatar Crisis
The U.S. military has halted some exercises with its Gulf Arab allies over the ongoing diplomatic crisis targeting Qatar, trying to use its influence to end the monthslong dispute, authorities told The Associated Press on Friday.
Qatar Emir Again Urges Dialogue, Trump Says Dispute to be Resolved Quickly
Qatar’s Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani on Tuesday renewed a call for “unconditional dialogue” to end a crisis pitting Qatar against four Arab states while U.S. President Donald Trump said he expected the dispute to be resolved quickly.
Qatar Says No Sign Arab States Willing to Negotiate over Boycott
Qatar’s foreign minister said on Wednesday that his country was willing to negotiate an end to a Gulf diplomatic rift but had seen no sign that Saudi Arabia and other countries imposing sanctions on Doha were open to mediation.
Backing Qatar, Erdogan may have Little Room to Maneuver in Gulf Visit – Reuters
Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan heads to the Gulf this weekend in an attempt to patch up the rift between Qatar and its neighbors, but the firm Qatari ally may find himself with little room to maneuver as a mediator.
Qatar Says It will not Negotiate Unless Neighbors Lift Blockade
Qatar will not negotiate with its neighbors to resolve the Gulf dispute unless they first lift the trade and travel boycott they imposed two weeks ago, its foreign minister said, but added Doha still believed a solution was possible.
France's Le Drian to Visit Gulf States, Seeks to Help Ease Qatar Tensions
French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian will visit Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) from July 15-16 in an effort to ease tensions in the region, his office said in a statement.
Tillerson Leaves Gulf After Making Proposals To End Crisis
U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson left Qatar on Thursday after a tour of Gulf Arab countries aimed at easing the worst regional dispute in years, saying he made proposals that would help in resolving the month-long crisis.
Qatari FM to go to Washington to Discuss Gulf Rift, Impact on Terrorism Fight
Qatari Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman al-Thani said on Monday that he plans to travel to the United States next week to discuss the impact of a rift with Gulf Arab states on its economy and on the fight against terrorism.
Reuters: Gulf Crisis a "Blessing in Disguise" for Qatar Seaport
Qatar's main seaport shows all the signs of having weathered the storm. Workers in hard hats monitor as giant yellow cranes lift hundreds of containers off cargo ships onto lorries waiting ashore.
Kuwait's Ruler Calls for Gulf Unity to Heal Qatar Rift
Kuwait's ruler called on Sunday for Gulf Arab states to overcome a diplomatic dispute with Qatar that has led to the worst regional split in years, saying all parties had a duty to preserve regional unity.