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Yemen rebels threaten ships in Red Sea over blockade

Yemen rebels threaten ships in Red Sea over blockade

Yemen's rebels have threatened to block traffic across the Red Sea unless a blockade by a regional military alliance is lifted, prompting fresh accusations Tuesday of "terrorism" by their rivals.

Steady supply keeps prices down at Central Market

Steady supply keeps prices down at Central Market

Seven months, or a little over 210 days, after the unjust blockade was imposed on Qatar, fruits and vegetables are available in adequate quantities and reasonable rates at the Doha Central Market, say consumers.

Qatari farms increase production by 100% amid blockade

Qatari farms increase production by 100% amid blockade

Qatari farms have increased their production of fresh vegetables by 100% this winter compared to the same period last year, despite the unjust blockade on the country.

IATA chief calls for 'restoration of air connectivity to Qatar' amid blockade

IATA chief calls for 'restoration of air connectivity to Qatar' amid blockade

International Air Transport Association (IATA) director general and CEO Alexandre de Juniac has again called for restoration of air connectivity to Qatar that has been impacted ...

Qatar aims to be self-sufficient in dairy sector by June next year

Qatar aims to be self-sufficient in dairy sector by June next year

Qatar is expecting to be self-sufficient in the dairy sector by June next year as it has fast embarked on strengthening food security as part of efforts to counter the economic blockade ...

Blockade had only minimal impact on Qatar: QIA chief

Blockade had only minimal impact on Qatar: QIA chief

Qatar has been successfully able to deal with the blockade with minimal impact as the Qatar Investment Authority (QIA) and Qatar Central Bank (QCB) intervened to support the country's banking system, a top official said Wednesday.

First aid ship docks in Yemen's Hodeidah port

First aid ship docks in Yemen's Hodeidah port

A ship carrying 5,500 tonnes of flour docked in Yemen's Hodeidah port in the Red Sea on Sunday, the first after more than two weeks of a blockade by a Saudi-led coalition fighting the Houthi movement, local officials said.

Nepali women speak out against the blockade

Nepali women speak out against the blockade

It has been nearly six months since the siege against Qatar began. The Nepali community in Qatar continues to stand by the country and show solidarity with their host nation.

Three dead as diphtheria spreads in Yemen

Three dead as diphtheria spreads in Yemen

The WHO also confirmed diphtheria cases had appeared in Yemen, where war and a port and airport blockade has left hospitals struggling to secure basic medical supplies including vaccines.

Blockade 'opens opportunity for Asean to help Qatar'

Blockade 'opens opportunity for Asean to help Qatar'

Speaking at the ‘Qatar and Asean — Trade and Investment Opportunities’ seminar in Doha recently, Joseph Abraham noted that prior to the blockade, 40% of Qatar’s food and construction materials came through the land border.

Doha resident cautions against fake news

Doha resident cautions against fake news

“Ever since the blockade of Qatar started, fake news and propaganda have become rampant on social media."