Qatar’s Finance minister inaugurates hotel in Cairo

Qatari Finance Minister Ali Al Emadi Tuesday opened a Qatari-financed luxury hotel in the Cairo –first ever visit by a top Qatari official following agreement between Egypt and Qatar to end long standing diplomatic rift. Emadi attended the ceremony alongside Read more

Gulf Crisis: ‘GCC summit in Riyadh, window of opportunity to end diplomatic row’- Kuwait

Kuwait has expressed hope that next month summit of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) to be held in Riyadh would help put an end to the ongoing diplomatic crisis that has plagued the grouping since June 2017. Kuwait’s deputy foreign Read more

Gulf Crisis: White House on verge of postponing Gulf leaders summit to September

US President Donald Trump’s planned summit with leaders of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) is likely to be postponed until September, after the wholly month of Ramadan, Reuters has learned. Five US sources knowledgeable of the conference who requested to Read more

Gulf Crisis: ‘Closure of Al Jazeera out of question in talks’ Qatar’s Emir

Qatar’s ruler Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani stressed that demand by the Saudi-led group to shut down Doha-based News Channel Al Jazeera is unfeasible and tantamount to giving away the country’s sovereignty. “We’re not going to shut down Al Read more

Kuwait: figures on Saudi-led coalition-authored blacklist banned from entry

Kuwait has joined Qatar-boycotting countries as it bans individuals named on the bloc’s terror list from entering its territory. The move, according local media Al-Rai, is meant to avoid political and diplomatic embarrassment with the other Gulf Cooperation Council members. Read more