Gulf Times - blockading-countries
NHRC urges UN, EU to rein in siege nations

NHRC urges UN, EU to rein in siege nations

The false accusations made by the blockading countries regarding the involvement of Qatari humanitarian organisations in terrorism are part of the smear campaign these charities are constantly subjected to, Chairman of the National Human Rights Committee (NHRC) Dr Ali bin Smaikh al-Marri has said.

Qatar denies it asked Al Jazeera to drop 'Israeli lobby' documentary

Qatar denies it asked Al Jazeera to drop 'Israeli lobby' documentary

Qatar has denied it has asked Doha-based Al Jazeera channel not to air a documentary on “Israeli lobby in Washington” and called such news reported by the Israeli newspaper Haaretz as false.

Al-Marri urges UK action to help end illegal siege

Al-Marri urges UK action to help end illegal siege

HE the chairman of the National Human Rights Committee (NHRC), Dr Ali bin Sumaikh al-Marri, on Thursday called for immediate action to end the siege against the State of Qatar.

Blockading countries 'failed to prove allegations' against Qatar

Blockading countries 'failed to prove allegations' against Qatar

The blockading countries were not able to prove any of their allegations against Qatar but still continued to level more accusations without any evidence, a speaker at the fourth annual Gulf Studies Forum said on Saturday.

NHRC chief reviews rights violations with top UN official

NHRC chief reviews rights violations with top UN official

The meeting reviewed the violations of the blockading countries, especially those related to health, education, family reunification and practising religious rites.

Qatar has not violated Riyadh pacts, says al-Muraikhi

Qatar has not violated Riyadh pacts, says al-Muraikhi

Doha ready for talks; Qatar against terrorism in all its types and forms, says Minister of State for Foreign Affairs.

Blockading countries fail to break Qatar's will to be independent

Blockading countries fail to break Qatar's will to be independent

This unprecedented crisis in the history of inter-Gulf relations has created a state of mistrust not only among the governments of the Gulf states but also among the citizens of these countries.

Propaganda drive by siege nations reaches abysmal levels

Propaganda drive by siege nations reaches abysmal levels

The propaganda war being run by the blockading countries against Qatar has reached such an abysmal level that Dubai TV has aired a false report claiming anti-government demonstrations took place in Doha.

Doha meeting looks at options to 'challenge blockading countries'

Doha meeting looks at options to 'challenge blockading countries'

The countries that are blockading Qatar have violated most of the international conventions and principles on human rights, a Qatar University (QU) official has noted.

'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.

Siege countries violated aviation laws: al-Sulaiti

Siege countries violated aviation laws: al-Sulaiti

HE the Minister of Transport and Communication Jassim Seif Ahmed al-Sulaiti said that in the 70 years of aviation history no country was subjected to a siege and a severe violation of international laws, like the one Qatar was subjected to.

ICAO directive a big victory for Qatar

ICAO directive a big victory for Qatar

The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) has asked all member states to abide by and comply with the Chicago Convention, and continue cooperation regarding aviation’s safety and security and international civil aviation’s efficiency and sustainability.