TURKISH President Recep Tayyip Erdogan flew to Saudi Arabia yesterday in a bid to end the blockade on Qatar.
Mr Erdogan, whose country has troops deployed in Qatar, is on a three-nation trip to persuade Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Bahrain and Egypt to lift their...
Monday 24th Jul 2017
posted by Morning Star in World
QATAR complained yesterday that four Arab nations which have been blockading it over alleged terror funding links are making compliance impossible due to “conflicting demands.”
On Tuesday Saudi UN ambassador Abdallah al-Mouallimi appeared to drop a previous ultimatum of 13...
Friday 21st Jul 2017
THE four Arab nations leading a blockade on Qatar appeared to ease up on their harsh demands on Tuesday night.
Saudia Arabia’s UN ambassador Abdallah Al-Mouallimi told journalists that the four had urged Qatar to commit to a list of six “principles,” supposedly to...
Thursday 20th Jul 2017
THE dispute between Qatar and its neighbours took another twist yesterday as the Gulf state made a counterterrorism deal with the US.
Qatari Emir Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani signed the memorandum of understanding with US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, who flew into Doha that...
Wednesday 12th Jul 2017
US SECRETARY of State Rex Tillerson flew to the Gulf yesterday in an attempt to end a deadlock between Qatar and its Arab neighbours.Mr Tillerson is looking for new ways to resolve the stalemate after Qatar rejected a list of 13 demands from Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, the United Arab...
Tuesday 11th Jul 2017
Arab nations extend deadline for their demands to be met
Tuesday 4th Jul 2017
QATARI Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman al-Thani said at the weekend that his government does not fear military retaliation for refusing to meet today’s deadline set by its neighbours.
During a visit to Rome, Mr Thani refused once more to comply with a list of...
Monday 3rd Jul 2017
TURKISH President Recep Tayyip Erdogan rejected a list of demands from leading Arab states ordering him to withdraw his country’s troops from blockaded Qatar.
The pull-out is one of 13 demands contained in an ultimatum from Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Bahrain...
Monday 26th Jun 2017
Saturday 24th Jun 2017
posted by Morning Star in Britain
ARAB nations blockading Qatar have issued a list of 13 demands which includes the closure of the Al Jazeera television channel, the Gulf emirate said yesterday.
Qatar’s government confirmed it had received the list from Kuwait, which is mediating the crisis, but did not comment...