Gulf Times - UAE
US businesses defend Gulf airlines in subsidies dispute

US businesses defend Gulf airlines in subsidies dispute

Businesses, including courier service FedEx, budget air carrier JetBlue and hotel giant Wyndham, oppose calls from Delta, American Airlines and United to renegotiate the open skies agreements with Qatar and the United Arab Emirates.

Dubai crash: Aircraft had no faults, focus shifts to pilot actions

Dubai crash: Aircraft had no faults, focus shifts to pilot actions

The United Arab Emirates investigation into the 2016 Emirates crash in Dubai is focusing on pilot actions and has identified ways that air traffic control and flight crews can communicate better, an interim report said on Sunday.

'No political prisoners in Qatar; siege nations have thousands'

'No political prisoners in Qatar; siege nations have thousands'

Qatar prides itself of having no political prisoners while the prisons of the blockading countries are full of them, HE Abdullah bin Hamad al-Attiyah, President of Abdullah Bin Hamad Al-Attiyah International Foundation for Energy and Sustainable Development, has said.

'End the blockade against Qatar'

'End the blockade against Qatar'

Saudi Arabia, the UAE and other Gulf countries gain nothing from cutting off trade and diplomacy

Siege countries not implementing own media laws: Al Jazeera official

Siege countries not implementing own media laws: Al Jazeera official

Many countries, including those in the Arab world, have laws on media freedom and journalists’ rights but these are not implemented, a senior official of Al Jazeera Media Network has said.

UK welcomes Qatar's call for Gulf crisis talks

UK welcomes Qatar's call for Gulf crisis talks

Britain's government has praised willingness of His Highness the Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani for dialogue to resolve the ongoing diplomatic dispute with Saudi Arabia, UAE, Bahrain and Egypt.

Qatar presents proof of UAE role in QNA website hacking

Qatar presents proof of UAE role in QNA website hacking

Officials of Qatar's Interior Ministry on Thursday said they have evidence to prove the cyberattack on the country's official media originated from the United Arab Emirates (UAE).

NHRC identifies violations against Qatari investors in UAE

NHRC identifies violations against Qatari investors in UAE

The National Human Rights Committee has reported that it has identified a number of violations committed by United Arab of Emirates institutions against Qatari investors and residents in Qatar and those who own properties in the UAE.

UAE violated international law by hacking QNA website: Qatar

UAE violated international law by hacking QNA website: Qatar

The United Arab Emirates orchestrated the hacking of a Qatari government news site in late May in order to plant a false story with incendiary quotes attributed to His Highness the Emir, a report in The Washington Post said.

Qatar accuses UAE of hacking that sparked Gulf crisis

Qatar accuses UAE of hacking that sparked Gulf crisis

Qatar said it believed a media report citing US officials had revealed the responsibility of the United Arab Emirates in an alleged hack on its state news agency in late May which helped spark a diplomatic rift.

Demand to shut Al Jazeera dropped: UAE minister

Demand to shut Al Jazeera dropped: UAE minister

Saudi Arabia and three other Arab countries that have imposed a political and economic blockade on Qatar are to drop their demand that the Al Jazeera Media Network be shut down.

Human Rights Watch examines rights violations in Qatar siege

Human Rights Watch examines rights violations in Qatar siege

Officials from the National Human Rights Committee (NHRC) on Monday met with a delegation from Human Rights Watch (HRW), the latest in the NHRC's efforts in explaining the legal and humanitarian consequences resulting from the severing of ties and the siege imposed by Saudi Arabia, UAE and Bahrain