Gulf Crisis: Doha refuses to hand over Al-Qaradawi wanted by Cairo

Yusuf Al-Qaradawi is a political opponent and has been a Qatari citizen since the 1970s therefore Qatar will not extradite him, Qatari foreign minister, Mohammed Bin Abdulrahman Al Thani indicated Thursday. Al-Qaradawi, a born Egyptian national, is wanted by Cairo Read more

Gulf Crisis: Saudi-led bloc to maintain blockades despite US-Qatar MoU on terrorism financing

The four countries boycotting Qatar said they will maintain isolation of the gas-rich tiny Gulf state notwithstanding the agreement between Doha and Washington to fight terrorism funding. The US and Qatar Tuesday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to dry Read more

Palestine: West Bank farmer donates house to al Jazeera

A Palestinian farmer in the West Bank has announced he is offering his house to Doha-based al Jazeera, threatened with shutdown by Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Bahrain and Egypt as part of conditions set to normalize ties Read more

Gulf Crisis: Doha slams 13-demand list as ‘unrealistic’ in response to boycotting countries

Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Bahrain and Egypt announced Tuesday that they received Doha’s response to the 13-demand list they had asked their neighbor to fulfill before they lift the blockade imposed on it, demands Qatar deem unrealistic Read more

Gulf Crisis: Saudi Arabia, allies cling to demands, Qatar rejects them as unrealistic

Saudi Foreign Minister Tuesday said Qatar needs to comply with the demands submitted to it before the sea, air and land blockades are lifted, underscoring that the demands are non-negotiable and that Doha knows what to do. Adel Jubeir, who Read more

FBI accuses Russian hackers for planting fake information on Qatar News Agency

US officials have expressed Russia’s potential involvement in the ‘hacking’ of Qatar’s state national news agency QNA late last month after Doha blamed hackers for planting fake news attributed to Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani, which sparked diplomatic dispute between Read more