Gulf Times - siege-countries
'Gulf crisis could end as unexpectedly as it started'

'Gulf crisis could end as unexpectedly as it started'

Dr Mehran Kamrava says the blockade started on a personal level mainly by the rulers of the UAE and Saudi Arabia and Qatar handled it very well.

ICAO rejects siege countries' objections

ICAO rejects siege countries' objections

The Council of International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) has rejected the appeals submitted by the blockading countries regarding the incompetence of ICAO to consider Qatar’s complaints.

ICAO council rejects siege countries' objections against Qatar

ICAO council rejects siege countries' objections against Qatar

This came during the meeting of the organisation held on Tuesday to hear the complaints submitted by Qatar on the negative effects caused by the siege countries on aviation as well as aviation security and safety.

NHRC chief calls for speeding up accountability of siege countries

NHRC chief calls for speeding up accountability of siege countries

HE the Chairman of the National Human Rights Committee (NHRC) Dr Ali bin Smaikh al-Marri has called on the United Nations, international organisations and parliaments to speed up the accountability process ...

Diplomatic move on Gulf crisis 'will depend on siege nations'

Diplomatic move on Gulf crisis 'will depend on siege nations'

HE Lulwah al-Khater reiterated that Qatar has fully overcome the economic consequences of the siege through the diversification of sources of supply.

NHRC to continue to raise violations of siege countries

NHRC to continue to raise violations of siege countries

The National Human Rights Committee (NHRC) of Qatar will continue to document violations of the blockading nations, lodge complaints and raise the issue of the suffering of the victims at all international human rights platforms ...

‘Siege countries lost credibility’

‘Siege countries lost credibility’

The blockading countries have lost their credibility before the American business community, US-Qatar Business Council (USQBC) president ambassador Anne Patterson has said.

HMC provided care for 13,500 patients from siege countries

HMC provided care for 13,500 patients from siege countries

Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) has cared for over 13,800 patients from Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, the United Arab Emirates, and Egypt ever since these countries declared a blockade against Qatar one year ago ...

Qatar Chamber lauds MEC decision on removal of goods

Qatar Chamber lauds MEC decision on removal of goods

Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Bahrain, and Egypt imposed an economic blockade against Qatar in June last year.

Al Meera defies blockade by importing goods directly

Al Meera defies blockade by importing goods directly

The direct import from the supporting countries has been assisted by dedicated personnel and has brought about a change in the buying culture of companies.

'Siege countries ruined Arabs' chance to attain Unesco post'

'Siege countries ruined Arabs' chance to attain Unesco post'

The siege countries mobilised all their energies to thwart Qatar's candidate to the post of Unesco secretary general, thus causing the Arabs to lose an important position they always dreamed of ...

Siege countries asked to join open dialogue

Siege countries asked to join open dialogue

Qatar has again affirmed its support to Kuwaiti mediation to solve the Gulf crisis, while expressing hope for a positive response from the siege countries to reach an amicable end to the now nine-month old dispute.