Qatar takes part in conference of GCC education ministers

Qatar takes part in conference of GCC education ministers

Qatar participated on Sunday in the 26th general conference of ministers of education of the member states of the Arab Bureau of Education for the Gulf states, which was held via video conference technology.

Kuwait shuts mosques over coronavirus

Kuwait shuts mosques over coronavirus

Kuwait's religious authorities asked Muslims to pray at home on Friday as the emirate prepares to enter a period of virtual lockdown to fight the spread of the new coronavirus.

Pompeo stresses need for unity among Gulf allies

Pompeo stresses need for unity among Gulf allies

New US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo stressed the need for unity among Gulf allies during a brief visit to Riyadh on Sunday.

Trump's renewed reconciliation calls 'could help solve Gulf crisis'

Trump's renewed reconciliation calls 'could help solve Gulf crisis'

Renewed calls for reconciliation from US President Donald Trump could help rekindle hopes for a speedy and immediate resolution of the Gulf crisis, according to an expert in Middle East affairs.

Qatar files complaints against three Gulf countries: WTO

Qatar files complaints against three Gulf countries: WTO

The World Trade Organisation (WTO) confirmed on Friday that Qatar has filed complaints against three of its Gulf neighbours for their economic boycott.

Qatar seeks compensation for firms, citizens

Qatar seeks compensation for firms, citizens

Qatar on Sunday announced it was establishing a committee to pursue compensation claims potentially worth billions of dollars over the country's blockade by Gulf states.

Lower rhetoric to help ease tension in Gulf: US

Lower rhetoric to help ease tension in Gulf: US

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has called for a lowering of rhetoric to ease the tension in the Gulf region following the blockade imposed by Saudi Arabia and its allies on Qatar.

Turkey sends first cargo ship with aid for Qatar

Turkey sends first cargo ship with aid for Qatar

Turkey on Thursday sent its first ship loaded with aid for its regional ally Qatar which has been hit by sanctions from Gulf states led by Saudi Arabia, state media said.

US State Department questions Gulf motives on Qatar boycott

US State Department questions Gulf motives on Qatar boycott

The US State Department bluntly questioned on Tuesday the motives of Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates for their boycott of Doha, saying it was "mystified" the Gulf states had not released their grievances over Qatar.

Gulf States ministers meet to discuss airspace logjam

Gulf States ministers meet to discuss airspace logjam

Gulf states transport ministers and aviation officials kicked off a meeting on Thursday at the UN aviation agency's headquarters in Montreal to discuss the airspace standoff ...

Gulf states urged to counter economic challenges jointly

Gulf states urged to counter economic challenges jointly

It is necessary to create joint institutions between the Gulf states to offer effective solutions to the economic challenges in the post gas and oil phase, urged Qatar’s former Prime Minister and Foreign Minister HE Sheikh Hamad bin Jassim bin Jabor al-Thani.

Gulf carriers: US airline CEOs seek talks with Tillerson

Gulf carriers: US airline CEOs seek talks with Tillerson

The CEOs of the three largest US airlines have asked to meet with Secretary of State Rex Tillerson to discuss allegations that Gulf states are unfairly subsidising state-owned carriers and driving down prices.