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EU agrees naval mission to stop Libya arms flow

EU agrees naval mission to stop Libya arms flow

EU foreign ministers agreed Monday to a naval operation to enforce an arms embargo on war-torn Libya, overcoming objections from countries who feared it may encourage new migrant flows.

Enforce UN arms embargo on Libya, says Qatar

Enforce UN arms embargo on Libya, says Qatar

HE the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Sheikh Mohamed bin Abdulrahman al-Thani has called for the strict enforcement of the UN arms embargo on both sides of the conflict in Libya.

  Goods from siege countries must undergo proper customs procedures

Goods from siege countries must undergo proper customs procedures

On 5 June 2017, the UAE, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain and Eygpt unexpectedly announced that they would close its land and sea borders, as well as its airports, territory and airspace, to goods destined for Qatar.

Qatar-Turkey trade up by more than 30% since siege

Qatar-Turkey trade up by more than 30% since siege

Citing “strong ties” between Qatar and Turkey, HE the Minister of Economy and Commerce Sheikh Ahmed bin Jassim bin Mohamed al-Thani said cooperation between both countries “is witnessing a steady increase.”

Saudi politicisation of religious rites decried

Saudi politicisation of religious rites decried

Saudi Arabia’s continued violation of Qatar residents’ right to freedom of worship and religious practices has drawn censure in the light of a recent case where a group of Qataris was prevented from performing Umrah.

Dubai ruler takes to poetry to urge Qatar's turnabout

Dubai ruler takes to poetry to urge Qatar's turnabout

The ruler of Dubai has taken to verse to urge Qatar to concede to the demands of Saudi Arabia and its allies for an end to a crippling embargo.

US announces full lifting of Vietnam arms embargo

US announces full lifting of Vietnam arms embargo

The United States has fully lifted its ban on weapons sales to Vietnam, President Barack Obama announced on Monday during a visit to Hanoi, unpicking a decades-old embargo on the one-time enemy.

Arms embargo exemptions being mulled for Libya govt

Arms embargo exemptions being mulled for Libya govt

Libyan PM Seraj says will make request for weapons soon, US says delivering weapons makes sense