Al Jazeera Arabic Television telecast yesterday the second part of the investigative documentary 'Qatar 96', revealing the roles played by Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Bahrain and Egypt in the failed coup attempt against the government in Doha in 1996.
Qatar has informed the UN Security Council and the UN Secretary-General of three violations of Qatar's airspace by the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and the Kingdom of Bahrain.
The huge 643-page report by Human Rights Watch (HRW) came seven months after Bahrain joined a Saudi-led blockade of Qatar which continues to divide the Gulf region.
The foreign ministers of Qatar and Saudi Arabia attended round-table talks Monday ahead of a regional Gulf summit, in first such meeting since Riyadh cut all ties with Doha.
Ali Khalfan al-Mansouri said that these unprecedented measures in the Gulf states constitute a flagrant violation of the agreements and resolutions of the Gulf Co-operation Council.
Bahrain and the United Arab Emirates have agreed to open up flight corridors for Qatar's flag carrier Qatar Airways, the world aviation agency said on Tuesday.
The meeting of the foreign ministers of the blockading countries in Bahrain has added contradictions to previous contradictions, said Qatari Foreign Minister HE Sheikh Mohamed bin Abdulrahman al-Thani.
Many countries, including those in the Arab world, have laws on media freedom and journalists’ rights but these are not implemented, a senior official of Al Jazeera Media Network has said.
US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is to arrive in Doha today to meet with senior Qatari officials, news agency Reuters said, quoting the US State Department.