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Turkey President Tayyip Erdogan says Arab demands on Qatar unlawful

Turkey President Tayyip Erdogan says Arab demands on Qatar unlawful

Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Egypt and Bahrain imposed a boycott on June 5 on Qatar and issued 13 demands including closing Al Jazeera television, curbing relations with Iran, shutting the Turkish base and paying reparations.

Govt will do everything required for safety of Indians in Qatar: Sushma Swaraj

Govt will do everything required for safety of Indians in Qatar: Sushma Swaraj

Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, the United Arab Emirates and Egypt had imposed a boycott on Qatar, accusing it of supporting terrorism.
 

Qatar says Saudi-led demands not 'reasonable'

Qatar says Saudi-led demands not 'reasonable'

Saudi Arabia and its allies have put enormous pressure on Qatar to meet their demands.
 

UAE's  Anwar Gargash says alternative to Qatar demands is "not escalation but parting ways"

UAE's Anwar Gargash says alternative to Qatar demands is "not escalation but parting ways"

UAE Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Anwar Gargash told reporters that diplomacy, however, was still a priority.

 

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.
 

Turkey has no plans to reassess military base in Qatar: Minister

Turkey`s defence minister said on Friday his country had no plans to review its military base in Qatar and that any demand for its closure would represent interference in Ankara`s relations with the Gulf state.

Arab states send Qatar 13 demands to end crisis, official says

Four Arab states boycotting Qatar over alleged support for terrorism have sent Doha a list of 13 demands including closing Al Jazeera television and reducing ties to Iran, an official of one of the four countries said.

Qatar's Aspire Academy announces landmark 'technical partnership' deal with Delhi Dynamos FC

Qatar's Aspire Academy announces landmark 'technical partnership' deal with Delhi Dynamos FC

Only established in 2013, the ISL is one of the best-attended leagues in the world, with an average of more than 26,000 per game.

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 cargo ship with aid for Qatar

Turkey on Thursday sent its first ship loaded with aid for its embattled regional ally Qatar which has been hit by sanctions from Gulf powers led by Saudi Arabia

Iran begins sending gas to Iraq under major deal

Shiite-dominated Iran and Iraq, which fought a devastating war in the 1980s, have become close allies since the 2003 fall of Sunni strongman Saddam Hussein and the rise of a Shiite-led government in Baghdad.

 

Qatar says it will not negotiate unless neighbours lift ''blockade''

Qatar says it will not negotiate unless neighbours lift ''blockade''

Qatar has denied accusations by its neighbours that it funds terrorism, foments regional instability or has cosied up to their enemy Iran. 
 

Iran, China hold joint naval drill in Persian Gulf

Iran, China hold joint naval drill in Persian Gulf

Iran's navy has conducted a joint exercise with a Chinese fleet near the strategic Strait of Hormuz in the Persian Gulf.

Saudi Arabia says it does not need Turkish military base

Saudi Arabia said Saturday a Turkish military base similar to that built in neighbouring Qatar would not be welcome in the kingdom, insisting it is "not needed".

Qatar says blockade by Arab states is collective punishment

The head of Qatar's human rights committee on Saturday denounced moves by several Arab states to isolate his country, calling it "collective punishment" that affects families, students and those in ill health even as three other Gulf countries defended the measures and announced steps to ease the impact on "our brotherly Qatari people."

Al Jazeera says its Arabic channel Twitter account suspended

Pan-Arab satellite network Al Jazeera said on Saturday the Twitter account for its main Arabic language channel had been suspended and that it was working to get it back.

Militant Saudi cleric survives assassination attempt in Syria

A Saudi Arabian cleric placed by Riyadh and its allies on a blacklist of people they call terrorists linked to Qatar said he survived assassination by a suicide bomber in Syria on Friday.

Joint US-Qatar navy exercise wraps up

Among the tests carried out were air defense and surface missile simulation drills, according to a senior Qatari naval officer.

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 signs $12 bn deal to buy F-15 jets from US

Qatar signs $12 bn deal to buy F-15 jets from US

The deal was completed despite the Gulf country being criticised recently by US President Donald Trump for supporting terrorism.