Wednesday , March 21 2018
Home / Middle East

Middle East

Tunisian Official Claims Gulf Crisis Is Good To No One

According to Abdelfattah Mourou, first deputy speaker of the Tunisian parliament, the ongoing Gulf crisis in not in any of the Gulf countries’ interest. He also said that it is possible to resolve the crisis through dialogue. He explained that the crisis doesn’t benefit any Gulf nation but rather serves …

Read More »

SAPRAC Backed Anti-Qatar Website, Twitter Handle

It has been learned that US lobbying firm Podesta Group and Saudi American Public Relation Affairs Committee (SAPRAC) were behind an anti-Qatar website and twitter handle, which has been publishing fake and malicious news against Doha. According to the Al Jazeera Arabic reporter, Wjad Waqfi, an official document sent to …

Read More »

Swiss Organisation Condemns Siege Nations For Denouncing UN Report

Swiss Organisation for Protection of Human Rights (SPH) condemned the response of blockading states after they denounced United Nations Office of High Commissioner for Human Rights’ (OHCHR) Technical Committee’s report. The report was prepared following the technical mission’s visit to Qatar from November 17 to November 24, 2017. The organisation …

Read More »

Blockading States Not Happy With UN Report On Qatar Crisis

The four Arab states UAE, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain and Egypt have condemned UN report on Qatar crisis and called it misleading, inaccurate and based on incomplete understanding of the political crisis between the two disputing groups. The Saudi-led bloc maintained that the crisis is not targeted against Qatari people and …

Read More »

Saudi Arabia Accumulates Over $100bn In Settlements

Saudi Arabia’s Attorney General Sheikh Saud al-Mojeb informed that the kingdom has collected more than $100bn in anti-corruption settlements. The amount – SAR400bn ($106.7bn) – represented various types of assets, including real estate, commercial entities, cash and more, Mojeb said in a statement released by the government’s information office. He …

Read More »

Saudi Prince Alwaleed Released After Being In Detention For Two Months

Saudi billionaire Prince Alwaleed bin Talal, who was arrested as part of government’s anti-corruption crackdown was released after more than two months. The wealthy prince who has stakes in global giants like Twitter and Apple was detained after allegations of corruption. However, he said in an exclusive interview that he …

Read More »

Detained Saudi Cleric Hospitalised In Jeddah

Prominent Saudi cleric Sheikh Salman Al Awda has been hospitalised after five months in detention, said human rights group Amnesty International. Awda was one among twenty people who were arrested in a crackdown in September last year, he was reportedly allowed just one call in October. Amnesty informed that he …

Read More »

Blockading States Face A Reality Check

The leaders of Saudi Arabia, the UAE and Egypt were reckless in conflicts against Libya and Yemen and imposed sanctions on Qatar out of nowhere last year. According to a new report released by the independent watchdog organisation, Freedom House’s report, 71 countries suffered net declines in political rights and …

Read More »

Kuwaiti Journalist Imprisoned For Seven Years For Insulting Qatari Emir

A Kuwaiti court sentenced journalist Fouad Al-Hashem to seven years in prison for insulting Qatar. Authorities charged him for “insulting the Emir of Qatar, his mother and father on Twitter” in violation of the Electronic Media Act. “For the first time in years I slept calmly without disturbance by a …

Read More »
Skip to toolbar