Gulf Times - UAE
'Gulf crisis could end as unexpectedly as it started'

'Gulf crisis could end as unexpectedly as it started'

Dr Mehran Kamrava says the blockade started on a personal level mainly by the rulers of the UAE and Saudi Arabia and Qatar handled it very well.

Houthis say they attacked Abu Dhabi airport using drone

Houthis say they attacked Abu Dhabi airport using drone

Yemen's Iranian-aligned Houthi movement said on Thursday it had attacked Abu Dhabi airport in the United Arab Emirates with a drone, though it was not immediately clear if there was any damage or casualties.

Citizens urged to report UAE violations of ICJ ruling in favour of Qatar

Citizens urged to report UAE violations of ICJ ruling in favour of Qatar

The National Human Rights Committee (NHRC) has renewed its call to Qatari people who want to go to the UAE in order to rejoin their families, complete their education, obtain their records, access their property, or those who want to resort to UAE courts, to reach out to the committee.

'Qatar does not intend to escalate crisis with UAE'

'Qatar does not intend to escalate crisis with UAE'

Qatar does not intend to escalate the crisis with United Arab Emirates, but it is important for the country to resort to legal means to redress the harm inflicted on its citizens because of the procedures taken by the UAE

UAE denial on deportation of Qatari citizens 'misleading'

UAE denial on deportation of Qatari citizens 'misleading'

The statement issued by the UAE foreign ministry confirmed that the UAE authorities continue to procrastinate and mislead the international community.

Qatar urges UN's top court to end UAE 'climate of fear'

Qatar urges UN's top court to end UAE 'climate of fear'

Doha is appealing to the International Court of Justice in The Hague to order emergency measures to lift restrictions imposed on Qataris in June 2017 by Abu Dhabi.

Yemen president demands full rebel withdrawal from Hodeida

Yemen president demands full rebel withdrawal from Hodeida

Yemen's embattled president has demanded a full rebel withdrawal from conflict-hit Hodeida, a government source said, after talks with the UN's top envoy on Wednesday in Aden.

Qatar to launch case against UAE over rights violations

Qatar to launch case against UAE over rights violations

The case comes a year after Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain and Egypt cut ties with Doha on June 5, 2017.

Qatar files complaint against UAE and Saudi Arabia

Qatar files complaint against UAE and Saudi Arabia

Qatar has filed a complaint under a UN anti-racism treaty against two of the countries which have been blockading it for a year.

  Goods from siege countries must undergo proper customs procedures

Goods from siege countries must undergo proper customs procedures

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.

UN special rapporteurs urge siege nations to stop violations

UN special rapporteurs urge siege nations to stop violations

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

Iraq surprised at UAE allegation against Qatar

Iraq surprised at UAE allegation against Qatar

A spokesperson for the Iraqi Ministry of Foreign Affairs said the Popular Mobilisation Forces (Al Hashd al-Shaabi) is an integral and inseparable part of the national security system.