2022 Portfolios: Qatar Exports the Gulf Conflict, Bahrain Bears the Cost
For the second consecutive year, Qatar continued to disregard Bahrain's appeals for normalizing relations and ending the political dispute initiated by Manama years ago. Despite signing the Al-Ula Agreement in January 2021, the Qatari ruling family decided there was no need to repair relations with its smaller neighbor.
2021 Panorama: Bahrain, Al-Ula Agreement's Biggest Loser after Qatari Indifference
The aftermath of the Al-Ula summit in early 2021, signaling the end of the Gulf dispute with Qatar, did not bring about the expected reconciliation between Bahrain and Qatar.
Bahrain and Qatar to Resume Diplomatic Relations
The Qatari-Bahraini Follow-up Committee held its second meeting on Wednesday (April 12, 2023) at the Gulf Cooperation Council headquarters in Saudi Arabia.
Reconciliation with Qatar: Bahrain Interior Ministry Starts Construction on Properties Stolen from Qataris
Are Bahrain and Qatar really on the path to achieve reconciliation? Why are there no positive initiatives to resolve the crisis? Does the seizure of Qataris properties in Bahrain serve this path?
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.
Riyadh Humiliating Meeting: A Willing Bahrain and Disinclined Qatar
The meeting that took place on Tuesday (February 7, 2023) between the Qatari and Bahraini Foreign Ministers was not a success for Manama's diplomacy in any way, but it rather can be described as humiliating in form and essence.
Bahrain's King Calls for Resolving Outstanding Issues with Qatar
The King of Bahrain, Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa, called for working toward resolving the outstanding issues with the State of Qatar, stressing the importance of adhering to the statement of the Saudi Al-Ula Summit.
2030 Vision: What has Al Thani Accomplished in Qatar as Opposed to Al Khalifa in Bahrain
Doha has spent around $300 billion (113 billion Bahraini dinars) to build a modern infrastructure including airports, ports, roads and express trains, while Al Khalifa has racked up billions in public debt to meet its personal family aspirations.
Bahraini Authorities Prevent Supreme Judicial Council Deputy President from Travel
This former high-ranking Bahraini judicial official is being prevented by the Bahraini authorities from traveling over fear of his departure with his family to live in Qatar near his tribe, which is deemed one of closest families to the Al Thani rulers of Qatar.
Qatari Shura Council Slams Speaker of Arab Parliament Adel Al-Assoumi's Stance Not Condemning Campaign against Qatar
The Speaker of the Qatari Shura Council denounced the position of the Speaker of the Arab Parliament, Adel Al-Assoumi, a Bahraini national, who "failed to condemn the malicious campaigns" against Qatar hosting the FIFA World Cup, "even though the majority of Arab Parliament members stood by the State of Qatar and supported issuing a statement in this regard."
Qatar World Cup 2022: A Lost Economic Opportunity for Bahrain
A report published by the British "Middle East Eye" website said that Qatar World Cup 2022 is a lost economic opportunity for Bahrain.
After Reconciliation with Qatar, Will Prayer Times be Returned to Normal?
Even though Qatar has ignored the King of Bahrain's meeting with its Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani in Jeddah, Bahrain's ruling family wants the meeting to be a door to reconciliation with Doha.
Foreign Ministry Responds to His Qatari Counterpart Statements: There is no Dispute over Bilateral Dialogue Mechanism with Qatar
Bahraini Foreign Affairs Minister responded to the statements of his Qatari counterpart in which he said that there is a disagreement about the mechanisms for resolving the dispute.