Qatar has filed a complaint under a UN anti-racism treaty against two of the countries which have been blockading it for a year.
On 5 June 2017, the UAE, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain and Eygpt unexpectedly announced that they would close its land and sea borders, as well as its airports, territory and airspace, to goods destined for Qatar.
The United Nations said on its official website that six special rapporteurs of its Human Rights Council had sent official letters to three countries of the blockade — Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain — monitoring all violations committed by each country, based on reports received
The message described the incident as a severe violation of international law, highlighting the UAE's continued violation of Qatari sovereignty that could escalate tension in the region.
It was the second attack of its kind targeting security forces in the city, where UAE forces from the Saudi-led coalition that has been operating in Yemen since 2015 hold sway.
Saad Sherida al-Kaabi said "We are delighted to sign this concession agreement, which will ensure the continued development and operation of the Al-Bunduq oil field for many years to come."
Al Jazeera Arabic Television telecast yesterday the second part of the investigative documentary 'Qatar 96', revealing the roles played by Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Bahrain and Egypt in the failed coup attempt against the government in Doha in 1996.
Qatar has informed the UN Security Council and the UN Secretary-General of three violations of Qatar's airspace by the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and the Kingdom of Bahrain.
A former teacher at the Duchess of Cambridge’s old public school has been jailed in the United Arab Emirates for sending ‘an electronic insult’ on social media.