Gulf Times - Qatar-blockade
Kuwaiti Emir urges GCC states to settle dispute amicably

Kuwaiti Emir urges GCC states to settle dispute amicably

The Emir of Kuwait has urged Gulf countries to settle their differences as a row among three of the Gulf Co-operation Council's (GCC) members and Qatar enters its eighth month.

NHRC hails UN report on siege violations

NHRC hails UN report on siege violations

The National Human Rights Committee (NHRC) has welcomed the report submitted by the UN technical mission from the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) which visited Doha between November 17 and 24, 2017.

Qatar handled blockade with great prudence: Swiss student

Qatar handled blockade with great prudence: Swiss student

Qatar has prudently handled and overcome the blockade imposed by some neighbouring countries, a Swiss student currently studying in Doha under an exchange programme has said.

The second independence of Qatar

The second independence of Qatar

Two hundred and eleven days have passed since a siege was imposed on Qatar by neighbouring Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Bahrain and Egypt.

Thumama health centre treats 8,150 nationals of siege countries

Thumama health centre treats 8,150 nationals of siege countries

The Al Thumama Health Centre (HC) in Doha has provided medical services to more 8,150 nationals of the siege countries since the start of the blockade in June, according to local Arabic daily Arrayah.

Blockade prompts Qbake to expand business

Blockade prompts Qbake to expand business

Prominent local bakery firm Qbake is looking to enhance its market reach by increasing production capacity and launching more food items in the local market, according to officials.

Gulf Cup raises hopes of GCC reconciliation

Gulf Cup raises hopes of GCC reconciliation

Football fans are taking to Twitter saying how they hope the Gulf Cup will mark the end of the Saudi-Qatar row.

Qatar sees jump in business after blockade: QFC

Qatar sees jump in business after blockade: QFC

The Qatar Financial Centre (QFC) is seeing a surge in business as Qataris register more of their assets at home and multinationals navigating a blockade of the country boost their local presence, its chief executive Yousuf al-Jaida told Reuters.

Qatar can prosper despite obstacles in its way: envoy

Qatar can prosper despite obstacles in its way: envoy

The six-month blockade has provided Qatar with the "wake-up call it needed," Qatar ambassador to the UK, Yousef Ali al-Khater, said in London.

NHRC voices concern over escalation of hate speech by siege countries

NHRC voices concern over escalation of hate speech by siege countries

Qatar National Human Rights Committee (NHRC) has noted with great concern the escalation of the discourse of hatred and incitement to violence against Qatar and citizens and residents of Qatar by some media outlets, including social media sites in the siege countries.

Qatar to be self-sufficient in milk by next July

Qatar to be self-sufficient in milk by next July

Qatar will be self-sufficient in milk by next July, thanks to boycott-busting cows flown in to boost supplies after neighbouring Gulf states severed links with Doha, a firm said on Tuesday.

Qatar winds down bank support op as outflows slow

Qatar winds down bank support op as outflows slow

Slowing withdrawals of deposits from Qatari banks permitted Qatar's government to stop pumping money into the banks last month to shield them from sanctions imposed by other Arab countries, central bank data showed on Tuesday.