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Siege Nations’ Illegal Blockade Fails As Countries Look To Restore Ties With Qatar – Doha Resident

The pressure tactics of siege nations has failed to deliver results as some of the countries that tried to stay away from Qatar look to restore ties. Doha resident Sana Zarrar told Qatar Urdu Radio, “These countries initially distanced themselves under external pressures but they could not maintain this stance …

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Minister Claims Illegal Blockade Is A Violation Of Both Human Rights And Religious Values

The minister of state for foreign affairs HE Sultan bin Saad al Muraikhi said that the unjust siege imposed on Qatar by the four Arab states is not just a violation of human rights, but also of religious principles and values. Speaking at the opening session of the 13th Doha …

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Pakistan’s Exports To Qatar Increases By 53%

As a result of the blockade imposed on Qatar by the Saudi-led bloc, the exports from Pakistan to Qatar went up by 53 percent in second half of 2017 compared with last six months of 2016. The total volume of exports from Pakistan from July to December 2017 stood at …

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Blockade Was A Real Test For Qatari Companies

Sajjad Ahmed Khan, a Doha resident, said that the Gulf crisis came as a real test for Qatar-based companies. “It was a survival of the fittest,” he said during Qatar Urdu Radio’s live show Haqeeqat. “The companies that survived despite the blockade were the ones based in Qatar and had established …

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Australia Keen To Help Qatar Achieve Food Security

Australian Ambassador to Qatar HE Axel Wabenhorst said that his country is prepared to support and contribute to Qatar’s effort to achieve food security. He made the comments during the celebration of Australia Day held at Shangri-La Hotel Doha on Wednesday. The event also highlighted Australian food products in the …

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Alfardan Sees Blockade As An Opportunity For Qatar To Be Self-Reliant

According to prominent Gulf and Qatari entrepreneur and jeweller Hussain Alfardan, the ongoing blockade is an opportunity for Qatar to be self-reliant. “Qatar has proved over the last 6-7 months that it has the ability and competence to flourish further,” he explained while asserting that the economy is sound and …

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US Hails Qatar’s Strength During Illegal Blockade

The US has appreciated Qatar’s stand amid Gulf crisis as Saudi-led bloc continue their sanctions on Qatar. Meanwhile, US is expected to involve itself directly to resolve the dispute. “Qatar has done an amazing job in terms of weathering the storm, and the US is very impressed by the Qatar …

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NHRC Calls For Implementation Of Findings On Qatar Blockade

Qatar’s Human Rights Committee has urged UN to ‘immediately’ implement the findings of a report on Qatar blockade which confirmed that the siege was ‘without legal basis’. The National Committee for Human Rights (NHRC) called on the United Nations Commission on Human Rights (OHCHR) to implement the findings of the …

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Blockade Against Qatar Has Failed To Produce Desired Results

According to Commercial Bank Group CEO Joseph Abrahim, the illegal siege on Qatar by the Saudi-led bloc has failed to have a negative impact on the market fundamentals of Qatar. Speaking about the bank’s five-year strategic plans, Joseph said Commercial bank’s credit exposures to the blockading countries are quite insignificant. …

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Emadi Says Blockade On Qatar Is A Failure

According to Minister of Finance HE Ali Shareef al Emadi, the blockade on Qatar by the Saudi-led bloc is a failure, as Qatar successfully found ways to overcome pressure. Emadi said that the blockade has failed to deliver its desired results. “If the blockade strategy was to corner us economically, …

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