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Qatar banks' funding, liquidity profiles to get boost from end to blockade: Fitch

Qatar banks' funding, liquidity profiles to get boost from end to blockade: Fitch

Qatari banks' funding and liquidity profiles are expected to benefit from the end to the blockade on Qatar, according to Fitch, a global rating agency.

US hails Qatar's openness to resolve Gulf crisis

US hails Qatar's openness to resolve Gulf crisis

A senior official of the US Department of State has lauded Kuwait’s continuous mediation efforts and Qatar’s commitment and openness in resolving the Gulf diplomatic crisis, expressing optimism that “GCC could play the role it traditionally has in serving as united block.”

UN expert lauds steps taken by Qatar to alleviate blockade effects

UN expert lauds steps taken by Qatar to alleviate blockade effects

An independent UN expert lauded all the steps taken by the Qatar government to mitigate the negative effects of the sanctions imposed on people living in the country, including those from the four blockading countries.

'Implement provisional measures decided in favour of Qatar'

'Implement provisional measures decided in favour of Qatar'

The UN Special Rapporteur, Alena Douhan, stressed the importance of fully implementing decisions and provisional measures decided by the competent international bodies

HBKU’s College of Public Policy webinar considers impact of blockade on Qatar

HBKU’s College of Public Policy webinar considers impact of blockade on Qatar

The ongoing blockade of Qatar provided the context for a recent webinar organised by the College of Public Policy (CPP) at Hamad Bin Khalifa University (HBKU) and the School of Public Policy and Management at the Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration (Ranepa).

Qatar remains resilient amid blockade, Covid-19: Expert

Qatar remains resilient amid blockade, Covid-19: Expert

Qatar remains resilient, overcoming challenges wrought by the June 2017 economic blockade, and most recently, the Covid-19 pandemic, according to Dr Mark Mobius ...

Kuwaiti mediation met with rejection from blockade countries, says envoy

Kuwaiti mediation met with rejection from blockade countries, says envoy

Qatar's Ambassador to the United States Sheikh Meshal bin Hamad all-Thani said that mediation efforts by Kuwaiti Amir Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmad al-Jaber al-Sabah to heal the Gulf rift have not stopped.

Qatar Airways continues to grow despite blockade: CEO

Qatar Airways continues to grow despite blockade: CEO

Qatar Airways “continues to succeed demonstrating the airline’s strength and resilience” despite the “illegal blockade” imposed by neighbouring countries on June 5, 2017.

Turning challenges to opportunities: Qatar Foundation

Turning challenges to opportunities: Qatar Foundation

“Qatar Foundation (QF) has always drawn inspiration from the Qatari community and its ability to adapt, resist and deal with crises, and even turn challenges into opportunities," Khalifa Essa al-Kubaisi ...

Blockade threatens region's security and stability, says Qatar

Blockade threatens region's security and stability, says Qatar

Qatar on Thursday said an unjust blockade imposed against it threatens the security and stability of the region, and violates international law.

Qatar Museums, Ashghal in open call to mark third anniversary of blockade

Qatar Museums, Ashghal in open call to mark third anniversary of blockade

Qatar Museums (QM) and the Public Works Authority (Ashghal) have launched an open call inviting the community of Qatar to submit images and videos to commemorate the 3rd anniversary of the blockade.

Qatar self-reliance to counter blockade helping in battle against coronavirus

Qatar self-reliance to counter blockade helping in battle against coronavirus

The unjust blockade on Qatar, imposed nearly three years ago, helped boost the country’s efforts to become sustainable and well-prepared to fight another crisis – the novel coronavirus ...