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?
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.
Qatar and UAE Leaders Meet for First Time since Gulf Thaw
Qatar's emir met the de facto ruler of the United Arab Emirates during an official event at the Beijing Winter Olympics, in the first such interaction between the two Gulf leaders since four Arab states agreed to end a dispute with Doha over a year ago.
Qatar's Emir Offers Condolences to Family of Late PM
Qatar's Emir Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani sent a cable of condolences to the family of Bahrain's PM Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa who passed away on Wednesday (November 11, 2020).
Qatari Emir Appoints New PM
Qatari Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani accepted on Tuesday (January 28, 2020) the resignation of Prime Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa Al Thani. The emir named Sheikh Khalid bin Khalifa bin Abdulaziz Al Thani as the new prime minister.
Qatar's Emir Skips GCC Summit, Blockade Countries Accuse Qatar of Lack of Seriousness
Qatar's Emir Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani missed the 40th Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) summit in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.
Bahrain PM Makes Ramadan Call to Qatar Emir, A First since Rift
Bahrain's premier phoned Qatar's Emir on Monday to mark the first day of Ramadan, Qatari media said, but Manama said the call, a rare exchange amid a lengthy dispute between Doha and some of its neighbors, signaled no change in political stance.
Emir of Qatar Receives Telephone Call from Bahraini PM
Emir of Qatar Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani received a telephone call from the Bahraini Prime Minister Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa through which he congratulated the Emir on the occasion of the holy month of Ramadan, Qatar News Agency reported.
Qatar Emir Quits Arab Summit Early
Qatar's emir has left an Arab League summit in Tunisia early, the Gulf state's official QNA news agency said Sunday, without giving details on why.
Qatar's Emir Receives Invite from Saudi King to Attend Gulf Arab Summit
Qatar’s emir, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, has received a written invitation from Saudi Arabia’s King Salman to attend an annual Gulf Arab summit being held in Riyadh on Dec. 9, the Qatar News Agency said on Tuesday.
Qatar's Emir to Meet with Turkey's Erdogan on Friday: Turkish Presidency
Qatar’s Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani will meet with Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan on Friday during a visit to Turkey, the Turkish presidency said on Thursday.
Qatar Warns of “Long-Lasting” Impact of Gulf Crisis
Qatar's ruler said Tuesday "crises pass" but warned of "long-lasting" scars from a diplomatic dispute that has seen Doha isolated by Saudi Arabia and its allies for more than a year.
Simon Henderson: Qatar's Father-Emir Dislikes Bahrain for Involvement in Coup against Him
Simon Henderson, the Baker fellow at The Washington Institute and director of the Institute's Gulf and Energy Policy Program, said that Qatar's father-emir, Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani, is still the driver of Qatari diplomacy.
Reuters: Kuwaiti Envoy Meets Qatar’s Emir amid Gulf Dispute
Kuwait's foreign minister met Qatar's ruler on Friday for talks that appeared aimed at trying to ease renewed tensions between Qatar and fellow Gulf Arabs over its policy toward Iran and regional Islamist groups.
Gulf Rift Reopens as Qatar Decries Hacked Comments by Emir
Qatar got into a war of words with some Gulf Arab allies on Wednesday after it said hackers had posted fake remarks by its emir against U.S. foreign policy, but their state-run media reported the comments anyway.
CEO of Qatar Media: QNA Website Hacked, Statements Attributed to Sheikh Tamim False
Abdulrahman bin Hamad Al Thani, Chief Executive Officer of the Qatar Media, affirmed that the Qatar News Agency (QNA) website has been hacked. He said in a statement on his Twitter account that a false statement attributed to his highness Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani has been published and that QNA website is hacked.
King Hamad Receives Phone Call from Emir of Qatar
King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa received a phone call from the Emir of Qatar Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani.