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No solution to Qatar crisis at Arab Summit: Riyadh

12 April, 2018

The upcoming meeting of Arab League states will not discuss the ongoing Saudi-led blockade on Qatar, Riyadh's foreign minister said on Thursday.

UK warplanes to provide security for Qatar World Cup

11 April, 2018

British-made Typhoon fighter jets bought last year by Qatar will be delivered in time to help provide security for the 2022 World Cup, Britain's ambassador in Doha has said.

Saudi-led coalition cannot deny Yemen ground forces

10 April, 2018

Analysis: The Saudi-led coalition's ground forces are present across several Yemen provinces, and make it seem as though parts of the country are 'occupied'.

Qatar economy, World Cup work progressing despite blockade

10 April, 2018

Doha's economy is expected to grow by 2.6 percent this year, despite a land, air and sea blockade on the Gulf state, its finance minister said.

Is Bitcoin halal? Islamic scholars wade into cryptocurrency debate

09 April, 2018

The validity of cryptocurrencies will be scrutinised by leading Islamic finance scholars during an annual Sharia conference in Bahrain this week, Reuters reported.

Saudi Arabia threatens to make Qatar 'an island'

07 April, 2018

Saudi Arabia is planning to build a canal along its land border with Qatar to make the emirate an island, a Saudi newspaper has claimed.

How Riyadh is using airspace as a geopolitical weapon

06 April, 2018

Analysis: Having granted permission for flights to Israel to use its politicised airspace, Riyadh's exclusion of Qatar takes on renewed severity as a geopolitical weapon, writes aviation analyst Alex Macheras.

Qatar Emir to meet Trump, hoping to end crisis

06 April, 2018

The Emir of Qatar will meet with US President Donald Trump at the White House next week, hoping to end a spat that has riven the Gulf.

Britain opens military base in Bahrain

06 April, 2018

The new British hub makes it easier for the Royal Navy to conduct longer-term deployments in the Gulf and will offer engineering and logistical support for ships.

Former Qatari leader criticises Saudi crown prince's Israel remarks

05 April, 2018

Hamad bin Jassim Al Thani said in a series of tweets on Wednesday that Gulf states have become a 'laughing stock' that make statements to please Western nations.

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