Reuters: Bahrain Imposes Entry Visas on Qatar Nationals, Residents
Bahrain said on Tuesday it would impose entry visas on Qatar nationals and residents in what it called a security measure.
US, Qatar Agree to Further Curbs on Terrorist Financing
Qatar has agreed to strengthen counter-terrorism cooperation with the United States to crack down on illicit financing of militant groups, a joint Qatari-U.S. statement said on Monday following a visit by U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin.
AFP: Bahrain Foreign Minister Calls for Freezing Qatar Out of Gulf Cooperation Council
Bahrain's foreign minister on Monday suggested suspending Qatar's Gulf Cooperation Council membership until it accepts the demands of its Arab adversaries in the region's worst crisis in years.
VIDEO: Former Qatari PM Reveals Reason Behind Cancellation of Bahrain King’s Meeting with Bahraini Opposition Leader
Former Qatari Prime Minister Hamad bin Jassem Al Thani revealed that a “sign”, given to Bahrain's King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa, was behind the cancellation of the King’s meeting with Bahraini opposition leader Sheikh Ali Salman amid the February 2011 events.
Qatar Signs 36 Worker Protection Agreements with Different Countries
Qatar has signed 36 worker protection agreements with countries that provide much of its labour force, state media reported on Wednesday, weeks before the International Labour Organisation is to decide whether to investigate it for worker abuse.
Qatari Foreign Minister: Qatari Forces Working with Bahrain-Based US Fleet Expelled
Qatar’s foreign minister Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al Thani said that Qatari forces participating in US-led activities against Islamic State or working with Bahrain-based US Fifth Fleet were expelled after the recent Gulf dispute.
Al-Monitor: As Qatar-Bahrain Rift Widens, Economic Costs Emerge
CEO of Gulf State Analytics, Giorgio Cafiero, said in an article in the “Al-Monitor” that tensions between Bahrain and Qatar have reached an enormously high level. Last month, Bahrain’s Shura Council condemned Doha’s alleged “coordination and cooperation” with the Arabian archipelago country’s Shiite opposition and Iran “to spark chaos” amid the unrest of 2011.
Qatari Sheikh Says Assets Frozen over Gulf Crisis
A controversial member of Qatar's royal family said Saturday that Qatari authorities have frozen his bank accounts over his role in Doha's crisis with its neighbours.
UAE: Qatar must Shun 'Extremism' to Host 2022 World Cup
A senior United Arab Emirates official said Qatar's hosting of the 2022 World Cup should depend on it rejecting "extremism and terrorism", in comments that drew the soccer tournament into the diplomatic row among rich Gulf monarchies.
130 Bahrainis Work in Qatar According to Official Statistics
The total number of Bahrainis working in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) States reached 2,604, including 130 Bahrainis in Qatar, whose diplomatic relations with Bahrain have been severed for over four months, official statistics revealed.
US to Decide Soon on Future of Taliban Office in Qatar
The United States will soon decide whether to keep open a Taliban office in Qatar as America steps up its Afghan war effort, U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said on Tuesday, adding he was looking at who represents the increasingly fractious insurgency.
Iranian Foreign Minister Arrives in Oman for Talks
Iran's foreign minister traveled to Oman for a daylong visit Monday with officials in the sultanate, which has served as a crucial link between Iran and the U.S. in the past.
Reuters: Qatar Imports Rebound in August, Suggesting Sanctions Impact Fading
The value of Qatar’s imports rebounded sharply in August from July, government data showed on Wednesday, suggesting the economic impact of sanctions imposed by other Arab states is fading.
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 Bahrain Abusing Fisheries Issue to Stoke Gulf Row
Qatar accused Bahrain on Tuesday of abusing a routine fisheries enforcement case to deepen a three-month diplomatic crisis between the emirate and its Gulf neighbours.
Qatar to Buy 24 Typhoon Jets from UK's BAE Systems
Qatar's defense minister has signed a letter of intent to purchase 24 Typhoon jets from British defense group BAE Systems, in a move that could anger other Gulf countries boycotting Doha.
Qatar Emir Meets Ally Erdogan in First Foreign Trip Since Crisis
Qatar Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani on Thursday held talks in Turkey with the emirate's chief ally President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, in his first visit abroad since the start of a diplomatic crisis with Saudi Arabia.
Saudi Arabia Suspends any Dialogue with Qatar, SPA
Saudi Arabia on Saturday suspended any dialogue with Qatar, accusing it of “distorting facts”, just after a report of a phone call between the leaders of both countries suggested a breakthrough in the Gulf dispute.
Qatar Emir Speaks with Saudi Crown Prince over phone in coordination with US President
Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman Al Saud received a phone call on Friday from the Emir of Qatar Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, reported the Saudi Press Agency (SPA).
Qatar Waives Visa Requirement for Moroccans
Morocco has been added to a list of countries whose citizens no longer need visas to enter Qatar, official Moroccan media has said.