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Al Jazeera Forum set to explore blockade on Qatar

Al Jazeera Forum set to explore blockade on Qatar

This year’s Al Jazeera Forum will be discussing several topics such as ‘Intra-Gulf Relations: Blockade of Qatar: two years later?’ as well as ‘The Gulf’s future role in reshaping power balances in the Middle East.’

Qatar economic activity continues to pick despite blockade, EM stress: IIF

Qatar economic activity continues to pick despite blockade, EM stress: IIF

Qatar, whose external financial position showed marked improvement in 2018 despite the ongoing regional tension and growing emerging market (EM) stress, can not only withstand crises domestically ...

Chamber official briefs journalists from Balkan states on Qatar’s success against blockade

Chamber official briefs journalists from Balkan states on Qatar’s success against blockade

Qatar Chamber hosted on Monday a meeting with a delegation of journalists and bloggers from the Balkan states, including Albania, Kosovo, and Greece ...

Venezuela rejects unjust blockade against Qatar

Venezuela rejects unjust blockade against Qatar

A senior Venezuelan minister has underlined the deep friendship between Qatar and his country, saying both sides support each other.

Al-Marri meets Pope, conveys the plight of blockade victims

Al-Marri meets Pope, conveys the plight of blockade victims

HE the Chairman of the National Human Rights Committee, Dr Ali bin Smaikh al-Marri, has met Pope Francis and conveyed the complaints and sufferings of thousands of victims of the unjust blockade imposed on Qatar by the Saudi-led quartet.

Qatar banking system remains resilient, healthy despite blockade

Qatar banking system remains resilient, healthy despite blockade

Qatar’s banking system remains healthy with ample liquidity, high asset quality and strong capitalisation, although external pressures remain due to the unjustified blockade on the country by a quartet of Arab nations.

Qatar ties stronger despite blockade: Al-Kuwari

Qatar ties stronger despite blockade: Al-Kuwari

Qatar, which has been under a siege for one and a half years, strengthened relations with its global partners and put up an "excellent" performance ...

‘Blockade gave Qatar to break away from influence of Saudi Arabia’

‘Blockade gave Qatar to break away from influence of Saudi Arabia’

The blockade on Qatar has given the country the opportunity to break away from “the conservative influence of Saudi Arabia” and chart its own course on important social, political and economic issues ...

Lift blockade and solve Gulf crisis through talks: Amir

Lift blockade and solve Gulf crisis through talks: Amir

His Highness the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani inaugurated on Saturday the 8th Doha Forum highlighting the importance of dialogue "in this difficult time" and "the inevitability of diversity".

Al-Baker thanks EU for 'flexibility and support' provided to Qatar under blockade

Al-Baker thanks EU for 'flexibility and support' provided to Qatar under blockade

Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive Akbar al-Baker has thanked the European Union (EU) "for the flexibility and support provided to the State of Qatar under the current blockade."

Qatar economy has overcome blockade: Amir

Qatar economy has overcome blockade: Amir

Qatar's economic invulnerability against external tremors has been boosted and its self-reliance has increased, and the country has been able to overcome the impacts of the blockade to a large extent ...

Qatar Airways Cargo played key role following blockade: al-Baker

Qatar Airways Cargo played key role following blockade: al-Baker

Qatar Airways Cargo undertook a massive airlift of food and other essential items when the illegal blockade on the country was first initiated in June last year, according to Group Chief Executive Akbar al-Baker.