Qatar seizes Bahraini vessel for trespassing territorial waters

Qatar has intercepted and seized a Bahraini boat for entering illegally the territorial waters of the tiny gas-rich Gulf country, reports say. Qatari Coastline Security General Directorate sent, Doha News reports, a fax to Bahrain’s Naval Operations Centre of Coast Read more

Qatar National Library Inaugurated in Presence of Moroccan Princess

Princess Lalla Hasnaa represented King Mohammed VI at the official inauguration ceremony of Qatar National Library (QNL), on Monday in Doha. The ceremony was chaired by Emir of Qatar Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani, who commemorated the event by placing Read more

Gulf Crisis: Qatar’s Emir absent at Arab League Summit

Qatar’s ruler Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani did not turn up at the one-day Arab League Summit in Saudi Arabia Sunday, an absence signaling continuity of the diplomatic crisis opposing Qatar to its neighbors led by Saudi Arabia. Sheikh Tamim Read more

Gulf Crisis: Qatar’s Emir sends cable of condolences to UAE President over mother’s death

Emir of Qatar Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani Sunday sent UAE President Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan a cable of condolences following the death of his mother, marking the first public direct official communication between the two rivals since Read more