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Kuwait tells Iranian embassy to cut staff after spy case

Last year Kuwait convicted 23 men - one Iranian and the rest Kuwaiti - of spying for Iran and Lebanese Shi`ite Muslim group Hezbollah after a cache of guns and explosives were discovered in a raid of the so-called "Abdali cell" in 2015.

UAE Foreign Minister denies any hacking of Qatar

UAE Foreign Minister denies any hacking of Qatar

Anwar Gargash denied as false a story in the Washington Post that cited US officials saying the UAE had orchestrated the hack of Qatar's state news agency.

US, Qatar sign agreement against financing terrorism

US, Qatar sign agreement against financing terrorism

In live footage, Rex Tillerson and Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al Thani signed the pact, which they had been working on for a year, Tillerson explained, Efe news reported.

 

Qatar defiant as Saudi extends deadline to resolve Gulf rift

Qatar appeared defiant as Saudi Arabia and its allies on Monday extended a deadline for Doha to accept a series of demands to lift a de facto blockade.

Qatar says Arab demands 'made to be rejected'

"This list of demands is made to be rejected," Qatar's Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al-Thani said, referring to 13 demands placed on Doha by Saudi Arabia and its allies as the price for lifting an almost month-long "blockade" on Qatar.

Fresh economic sanctions on Qatar being considered: UAE envoy

Fresh economic sanctions on Qatar being considered: UAE envoy

The UAE, Saudi Arabia and Bahrain severed diplomatic and travel ties with Qatar this month, accusing it of funding hardline Islamist militant groups in the region, a charge Doha denies.

Qatar slams Saudi Arabia's refusal to negotiate

Speaking from Washington, where he held talks with US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Tuesday, Qatari Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al-Thani said the Saudi position was unacceptable.

UAE warns Qatar to take neighbours` demands `seriously`

The demands have not been officially unveiled but Doha-based Al-Jazeera news channel said overnight Thursday they were handed to Qatar by Kuwait, which is mediating in the crisis.
 

Iran sends 1,100 tonnes of food to Qatar daily

Iran sends 1,100 tonnes of food to Qatar daily

Saudi Arabia, the UAE and Bahrain are among several countries which announced on June 5 the suspension of all ties to Qatar over what they say is its support for extremist groups and its political proximity to Iran.
 

Turkey sends first aid ship to Qatar amid tensions

Speaking in an interview with the state-run Anadolu Agency on Wednesday, Zeybekci said that nearly 105 cargo planes have carried aid from Turkey to Qatar, after several Gulf countries cut diplomatic ties with Doha earlier this month, Xinhua news agency reported.

US moves to reassure Qatar with arms sale, joint exercise

Last week, US President Donald Trump expressed support for the Saudi-led allegations against Qatar, charging it had "historically been a funder of terrorism at a very high level".
 

Turkey FM in Doha as UN `alarmed` by Gulf crisis

Ankara is one of Qatar`s strongest allies and earlier this week committed to deploying troops at its base in the emirate.

Qatar Airways says service 'unaffected' by Gulf ban

Qatar Airways said on Wednesday that it was largely unaffected by the decision of several Arab countries to ban the Doha-based carrier from using their airspace.

Are you with us or with Qatar? Saudi Arabia King asks Nawaz Sharif

Are you with us or with Qatar? Saudi Arabia King asks Nawaz Sharif

Amid the current crisis in the Gulf countries involving Qatar, Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif met Saudi King Salman bin Abdul Aziz in Jeddah on Monday.

Saudi Arabia insist no blockade on Qatar as Gulf crisis simmers

Saudi Arabia`s regional rival Iran called for a permanent mechanism in the Gulf to resolve issues such as the current crisis.

Saudi Arabia curbs access to Qatar-linked sports broadcaster

Saudi Arabia last week ordered shut the local office of Al-Jazeera, which has been banned from the airwaves in the kingdom as well as in the United Arab Emirates.

Qatar begins shipping cargo through Oman to bypass Gulf rift

Qatar says it has begun shipping cargo through to Oman to bypass Gulf countries that have cut off sea routes to the tiny, energy rich nation.

Pakistan denies reports of troops deployed in Qatar

Pakistan denies reports of troops deployed in Qatar

Bahrain, Egypt, Saudi Arabia and the UAE have cut ties with Qatar, accusing their former Gulf Cooperation Council ally of supporting extremist groups.

India asks Gulf countries to solve Qatar crisis through constructive talks

With over eight million Indian expatriates living and working in these countries, we have vital stakes in the regional peace and stability: External Affairs Ministry

Germany calls for diplomacy to resolve Qatar crisis, end blockade

Germany calls for diplomacy to resolve Qatar crisis, end blockade

Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Egypt and Bahrain cut ties with Qatar this week over its alleged support of terrorism, a charge Qatar dismissed on Friday as baseless.