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Speaker Of Advisory Council Opens Up About Relations Between Qatar And Kuwait

The speaker of the Advisory Council HE Ahmed bin Abdullah bin Zaid Al Mahmoud said that the relationship between Qatar and Kuwait is very strong and also applauded the Kuwaiti stand not only on GCC issues but also on humanitarian issues. Speaking at the event organised to celebrate the 57th …

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NHRC Chief Briefs About Siege To UN Rights Head

The chairman of Qatar National Human Rights Committee (NHRC), Dr Ali bin Samikh al-Marri held a discussion with the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (UNHRC) Prince Zeid bin Raad al-Hussein in Geneva. During the meeting, UN chief was briefed about the latest humanitarian situation caused by the illegal …

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Qatari FM Dismisses Dialogue With Siege Nations If It Comes At The Expense Of Qatar’s Sovereignty

HE Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al-Thani reiterated that any dialogue with the siege countries will not be entertained at the expense of the sovereignty of the State of Qatar. Speaking on Monday as he laid out the foreign policy of the State of Qatar before …

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Canadian Team To Visit Qatar To Study Impact Of Siege

A high-ranking Canadian delegation will be arriving in Qatar on February 23 in a bid to witness the impact of siege on the citizens and residents of the country as well as other citizens of Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC). The team will be analysing the situation until February 28. The visit …

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Qatar Ready To Take Part In US-GCC Summit If Needed

In spite of repeated efforts from Kuwait and the USA, the Saudi led blocs have refused to negotiate with Qatar to end the crisis. However, the crisis still had a significant importance in the Qatar-US Strategic meetings in Washington. Qatari foreign minister HE Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al Thani said …

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Qatari FM Hopes GCC Can Be Rebuilt

Qatari foreign minister hopes that his country hopes that the GCC can be rebuilt, while speaking at the American Enterprise Institute (AEI) in Washington. He added that Qataris are forgiving and resilient people. Al Thani also hoped that the international community would call for an immediate regional strategic dialogue to …

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Tillerson, Mattis Look To Reduce Tensions In GCC Crisis

The US secretaries of state and defense urged all parties involved in the Gulf crisis to calm tensions among the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) members. The Saudi-led bloc had imposed blockade on Qatar after accusing it of supporting terrorism. US officials had a meeting with Qatar Deputy Prime Minister and …

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Doha Resident Claims Siege On Qatar Has No Moral Grounds

Sarfaraz Jahangir, a Doha resident has said that the siege on Qatar has no moral or legal grounds. He highlighted the report of UN and spoke about the impact of the Gulf crisis on human rights. “The report has asked for an immediate explanation of the one-sided siege because of …

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Kuwaiti Emir Urges For Cooperation Among GCC States

The Kuwaiti emir has called for cooperation among the GCC states and urged the states to settle their differences, he made is comments while addressing the opening session of the 11th Meeting of Chairpersons and Speakers of Shura, Representatives Councils and National Assemblies of the GCC. He added that the …

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Qatar Blockade Unlikely To Have Any Major Economic Impact, Claims BofAML

According to Bank of America Merill Lynch (BofAML) report, the ongoing crisis in the region will have no major impact on the economy of Qatar. “Despite the diplomatic isolation of Qatar, we do not see a major economic impact from the ongoing dispute. Intra-regional trade remains relatively low. The closure …

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