Autocracies breed terrorism in Middle East: Qatari foreign minister.
Accusing Saudi leadership of fracturing the region, Qatari FM says a pattern is emerging when they create a new crisis The post Autocracies breed terrorism in Middle East: Qatari foreign minister appeared first on The Express Tribune.
How Qatari money rejuvenated a historic Swiss resort.
If anywhere epitomised the glamour of Hollywood in its halcyon days, it was Switzerland’s Bürgenstock Resort, nestling 500 metres above Lake Lucerne. Opening the first hotel in 1873, its reputation peaked in the 1950s and 1960s, when luminaries from across the globe were drawn to this secluded mountain retreat. Back ...
Cheap Havoc: How Cyber-Geopolitics Will Destabilize the Middle East.
Photo credit: Shutterstock / Image Flow Since a hack on a Qatari government website in June 2017 triggered the Gulf Cooperation Council's deepest diplomatic crisis since its inception, the Gulf states have been stepping up their efforts to enhance their cyber reach and keep up with the rapid strides of regional cyber powers ...
U.S. airlines have been complaining about the Gulf carriers' unfair advantage for years and this change in the law would put increased pressure on the likes of Emirates, Etihad and Qatar Air. If adopted, the law would effectively give Delta, United and American new leverage to restrict competition. -Patrick Whyte
Qatar says committed to official FX rate after MSCI proposal.
Qatar's central bank said it would honor commitments to provide dollars to local and foreign investors at the official exchange rate, describing a proposal by index provider MSCI Inc. to use the offshore rate to value the country's stocks as unjustified.
Arab states blacklist Islamist individuals, groups in Qatar crisis.
The four Arab countries boycotting Qatar added 11 more individuals and two other entities, including a major group of Islamist scholars, to their terrorist blacklists for the Gulf state, Saudi state news agency SPA reported Thursday.
Arab States Blacklist Islamist Groups, Individuals in Qatar Boycott
The four Arab countries boycotting Qatar added 11 more individuals and two other entities, including a major group of Islamist scholars, to their "terrorist" blacklists for the Gulf state, Saudi state news agency SPA reported on Thursday. The lists now include the Qatar-based International Union of Muslim Scholars which was ...
Iraq Wants To Build Gas Pipeline To Kuwait In Blow To Shell
In a bid to reduce gas flaring and pay off outstanding reparations for the 1990 invasion of Kuwait, Iraq has hired Japanese firm Toyo Engineering to help it build a gas pipeline to Kuwait, in what could be a blow to Shell's gas ambitions in Iraq, industry sources tell Reuters. Kuwait is looking to diversify its gas imports ...
Arab states blacklist Islamist groups, individuals in Qatar boycott
The four Arab countries boycotting Qatar added 11 more individuals and two other entities, including a major group of Islamist scholars, to their "terrorist" blacklists for the Gulf state, Saudi state news agency SPA reported on Thursday.
Qatar row moves to WTO litigation phase with no support
Qatar took the final step on Wednesday to start litigation at the World Trade Organization in its row with the United Arab Emirates, but no other WTO members supported its move, which many trade experts see as a dangerous precedent.
Qatar row moves to WTO litigation phase, dismaying many
By Tom Miles GENEVA - Qatar took the final step on Wednesday to start litigation at the World Trade Organization in its row with the United Arab Emirates, but no other WTO members spoke up in support of the move, which many trade experts see as a dangerous precedent. The UAE was one of four countries - along with Saudi ...
Qatar prince, anti-Islam site, defamation law and WordPress: The future of libel litigation?
Hamad bin Abdullah bin Khalifa al Thani is a member of the royal family of Qatar, and co-owner and chief executive of Qatar Investment & Projects Development Holding Co. . He is not Hamad bin Abdallah bin Thani al Thani, who was apparently convicted in Czech court of sexually abusing underage girls. (For the rest of
Cool plane: Latest Airbus certified ahead of delivery to Qatar Airways
The latest Airbus widebody aircraft, the A350-1000, has received certification from European and United States authorities and is on schedule for delivery to Qatar Airways later this year.The three A350-1000 flight test aircraft...
Qatar's foreign minister accuses Saudi Arabia of sparking humanitarian crisis
In a DW interview, Qatar's foreign minister has slammed Saudi Arabia for "destabilizing the region." The minister said Riyadh is using what it calls security concerns as a "smoke screen" to harm Qatar's economy.
Five years to go until Qatar 2022: What we know so far
Qatar's World Cup preparations have veered from controversy to controversy over the past four years. With another five to go until the first ball is kicked, we take a look at one of football's most complex sagas.
'Closed-Mindedness, Totalitarianism and Aggression': Qatar FM on Saudi-Led Bloc
Qatar's FM said "regional players are acting irresponsibly" and accused them of perpetuating "drama and discord" He added that the Saudi-led bloc is attempting to subdue smaller regional countries like Qatar, Yemen, and Lebanon He accused the bloc of using methods of intimidation, creating crises, manipulating financial ...
Qatar's Foreign Minister Speaks at the Center for the National Interest
Curt Mills Politics, Middle East Foreign Minister Al Thani explained that his country is under tremendous pressure from both Saudi Arabia and Iran, as Rex Tillerson tries to broker an end to the impasse. As the Middle East is facing fresh fissures, Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al Thani, the Qatari foreign minister, is ...
Tillerson Says State Department Performing Well; Critics Disagree
Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is rejecting criticism that his âredesignâ of the 70,000-person State Department caused staff morale to plummet since the start of the Trump administration. During a meeting Monday with Qatari Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al Thani, Tillerson told journalists ...
No regrets over hosting World Cup, says Qatar 2022 chief
DOHA, Nov 21 — Qatar's most senior World Cup official said yesterday there were no regrets in bidding for the 2022 tournament, despite the abuse' he claims the country has received since being chosen as host. Speaking at a press...
Qatar to simplify residency procedures of expat workers
Doha, Nov 21 Qatar has made the residency procedures easier for expatriate workers by allowing them to complete the procedures at their home countries, a media report said. A new agreement had been signed between the Qatari Interior Ministry and a Singapore-based company for completing all of the Qatari residence procedures ...
Proposals submitted for serial production of Altay tank
Otokar, Nurol Holding-BAE Systems joint venture FNSS, and BMC, which is 49% owned by the Qatari Armed Forces Industry Committee , submitted proposals to the Turkish Defence Industries Undersecretariat on 16 November for the production of 250 Altay third-generation main battle tanks
EXCLUSIVE: Lawmakers Hit Nikki Haley for Whitewashing Qatar's Support for Hamas
WASHINGTON, DC. -- A group of Republican and Democrat lawmakers has joined forces to pen a letter to United States Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley, asking her to clarify what appears to be implying that there is a distinction between "political" and military leaders of the Hamas terrorist organization.