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July 22, 2017 - 19:01 GMT
The UAE had, on June 14, issued a directive banning Qatar-based beIN's services in the UAE due to an ongoing rift between Qatar and the Arab quartet of Saudi Arabia, UAE, Bahrain and Egypt.
July 22, 2017 - 09:04 GMT
Qatar's Emir on Friday expressed readiness for dialogue to solve the Gulf diplomatic crisis, but asked that any solution respect Qatar's sovereignty.
A rendering of Hamad Port. (Twitter)
July 20, 2017 - 11:05 GMT
Hamad Port has succeeded in breaking the siege imposed on Qatar since June 5 with the opening of five new shipping lines.
Abdellatif Mohamed Sadiq (Photo: Gulf Times)
July 19, 2017 - 13:07 GMT
Qatari boxer Abdellatif Mohamed Sadiq has been able to break into the Guinness Book of Records after accomplishing 72 push-ups in just one minute in the two-finger push-up exercise, which no other athlete in the world has been able to achieve.
Qatar's Foreign Minister Mohammed bin Abdulrahman al-Thani. (AFP)
July 18, 2017 - 13:15 GMT
Qatar says it is taking all necessary steps to counter the effects of the Saudi-led blockade.
Sandro Rosell
July 18, 2017 - 13:11 GMT
The former president of the FC Barcelona football club in Spain, Sandro Rosell, is being accused by Spanish authorities of having accepted bribes of €30 million...
Qatar's Attorney General threatens legal action on blockade earlier this month (AFP)
July 18, 2017 - 09:32 GMT
Qatar’s Defense Minister hinted that his country could sue the Saudi-led bloc before the International Criminal Court
FIFA also denied receiving any request from the six countries for removing Qatar as World Cup hosts.
July 17, 2017 - 19:59 GMT
The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has denied reports about a request by six Arab countries to strip Qatar from the 2022 World Cup.
July 17, 2017 - 15:52 GMT
"You cannot be both our friend and a friend of al-Qaeda," UAE Foreign Minister Gargash threatened.
The UAE envoy in Washington earlier called The Post story as “false”. (AFP)
July 17, 2017 - 13:22 GMT
The United Arab Emirates (UAE) on Monday denied reports that it was behind a series of hacks that sparked regional discord that isolated Qatar from its neighbours.
The report, carried on a website resembling The Local, included quotes purporting to be from FIFA President Gianni Infantino.
July 17, 2017 - 13:18 GMT
A story claiming that six Arab nations had written to FIFA demanding that Qatar be stripped of the World Cup in 2022 was published on what appeared to be a fake version of a Swiss news website, the site's co-founder said on Sunday.
Since June 5, Qatar has been under a land, sea and air blockade imposed by Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Egypt, Bahrain and Yemen, who accuse Doha of supporting terrorism. (File/Photo)
July 17, 2017 - 07:10 GMT
The cyber campaign ultimately resulted to a rupture in ties between Doha and five of its Gulf Arab neighbors led by Saudi Arabia.
Last month, FIFA published a 430-page report vindicating Qatar from allegations of wrongdoing over its World Cup bid.
July 16, 2017 - 15:40 GMT
A Saudi-led coalition blockading Qatar has reportedly urged football’s governing body to strip the Gulf nation of hosting the 2022 World Cup, escalating tensions after cutting ties last month.
Qatar Airways chief Akbar Al-Baker ridiculed his US competitors at a gala in Dublin last week calling their flight attendants 'grandmothers' and their services 'crap'. (AFP/ File)
July 16, 2017 - 11:42 GMT
The boss of Qatar Airways ridiculed American carriers for their aged flight attendants.
French Minister of Europe and Foreign Affairs embraces his Qatari counterpart (STRINGER / AFP)
July 16, 2017 - 07:00 GMT
France wants to assist Kuwait-led mediation on the crisis between Qatar and four other Arab states.
U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson. (AFP/ Mandel Ngan)
July 14, 2017 - 14:00 GMT
Without making a statement or holding a news conference, US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson left the Gulf on Friday after a tour that included Kuwait, Saudi Arabia and Qatar.