Posts Tagged ‘Qatar’

Qatar makes formal request for F-35 jets, sources say

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Qatar won’t normalize with Israel before 2-state solution reached, envoy says

Qatar has no problem with normalizing relations with Israel but will not do so before a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict is reached, the Gulf nation’s ambassador to the US has said. Mishaal bin Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani told Voice of America on Wednesday that Qatar remains committed to the Arab Peace Initiative, […]

United States hopes to name Qatar as major non-NATO ally, official says

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Qatar, Pakistan Rule out Possibility of Normalization with Israel

Source 2020-09-15 18:12:44 A high-ranking Qatari official says Doha will not follow in the footsteps of neighboring Bahrain and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to normalize relations with Israel, emphasizing that Doha will not take such a measure as long as the Palestinian issue is unresolved. “We don’t think that normalization was the core of […]

Intra-Afghan Peace Negotiations Begin in Qatar as Pompeo Meets Taliban, Afghan Government

DOHA, Qatar — Secretary of State Mike Pompeo urged Afghans not to squander an opportunity for lasting peace in remarks to the summit between Afghan government and Taliban leaders here that represents the beginning of peace negotiations. “As we look toward the light, we recall the darkness of four decades of war, and the lost […]

Hamas announces Qatar-brokered deal to avoid escalation with Israel

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Hamas announces Qatar-brokered deal to avoid escalation with Israel

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Qatar ‘effectively dismantles’ employment system criticized as abusive towards foreigners

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IDF Southern Command chief in Qatar to discuss Gaza ceasefire – report

The head of the Israel Defense Forces’ Southern Command was visiting Qatar this week in a bid to secure a ceasefire agreement with the Hamas terror group, the Asharq al-Awsat newspaper reported Monday. According to the London-based Arabic-language daily, Southern Command chief Maj. Gen. Herzi Halevi led a delegation to Doha that included a number […]

Qatar: Migrant workers still suffering ahead of FIFA 2022, new report claims

A Human Rights Watch report published today has revealed systemic abuse of migrant worker rights in Qatar ahead of the FIFA World Cup 2020. It found that in a country that relies heavily on migrant workers, many employers are withholding, delaying or arbitrarily deducting their workers’ wages. “Without the migrant workers daily life in Qatar […]

How This Jewish Doctor Became An Agent For Qatar

Frager’s disclosure was in accordance with the Foreign Agents Registration Act, a law that requires people who act “at the order, request, or under the direction or control” of foreign governments to disclose the nature of such arrangements and any contacts they have had with government officials and journalists. Lawyers who specialize in FARA told […]

Qatar’s NATO bid endangers Washington’s ability to keep out of Gulf dispute, analysts tell RT

Blockade blowback: Qatar bans Saudi imports as it eyes closer economic ties with Turkey, Iran Defense Minister Khalid bin Mohamed al-Attiyah said on Tuesday that Qatar wants to strengthen its ties with NATO, and even has ambitions to seek full membership in the alliance. “NATO appreciates Qatar’s contribution to combating terrorism and [drying up] its […]

Saudis Threaten Military Response if Qatar Deploys Russian Anti-Aircraft Missiles

RIYADH, SAUDI ARABIA — Saudi Arabia’s King Salman has threatened to take military action against Qatar if the nation follows through with plans to install a Russian S-400 anti-aircraft defense system. The Saudi king penned a letter to French President Emmanuel Macron, expressing his concern over negotiations between Qatar and Russia: The kingdom would be […]

Saudi King Threatens Military Action If Qatar Installs Russian Air Defense System

(ANTIWAR.COM) — Saudi King Salman has threatened to take military action against neighboring Qatar if the nation follows through with a plan to install an anti-aircraft defense system. Salman said he would take military action to “eliminate this defense system.” Saudi Arabia and many of its allies severed ties with Qatar last year, based around a false […]

Saudi Arabia Threatens Qatar with Military Action over Russian Missile Deal: Report

June 2, 2018 Saudi Arabia has warned against Qatar acquiring Russian missiles, threatening military action against its neighbor, French daily Le Monde reported. The newspaper reported on Friday that Riyadh had written to French President Emmanuel Macron asking him to scupper Qatar’s deal with Russia to buy an S-400 air defense missile system, for the […]

Saudi Arabia reportedly threatens ‘military action’ if Qatar purchases Russian S-400 systems

     Saudi Arabia has reportedly threatened “military action” against Qatar should its neighbor acquire Russian S-400 missile defense systems, according to Le Monde, citing a letter from King Salman to the French presidency. In June 2017, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, the UAE, and Egypt, among other Gulf states, cut off diplomatic relations with Qatar, accusing it […]

Saudi Arabia threatens ‘military action’ if Qatar purchases Russian S-400 systems – report

In June 2017, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, the UAE, and Egypt, among other Gulf states, cut off diplomatic relations with Qatar, accusing it of supporting and funding terrorism. Doha was also accused of “meddling” in the internal affairs of its neighbors and of expressing support for Saudi Arabia’s historic rival Iran. Now Riyadh is reportedly worried […]

Saudi Arabia Bullying Qatar Into Sending Troops To Syria

Saudi Arabia is bullying its regional rival and fellow US ally Qatar into going to war in Syria. The Saudi foreign minister said that the Qatari government must send troops to Syria or lose US support and be toppled The US has called for “wealthy” gulf  nations to stump up and put boots on the […]

Qatar replacing UAE as hawala trade hub for Iran

Press TV- Iran will use Qatar to facilitate payment orders in foreign currencies, phasing out such operations in Dubai where restrictions imposed by the UAE government are making financial transactions difficult. “Several Iranian banks have opened accounts with Qatar National Bank, through which the transactions of payment orders in foreign currencies will be carried out,” […]

Saudi Arabia To Consider Digging Canal to Make Qatar an Island and Nuclear Waste Dump

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Saudi Arabia could consider a proposal to dig a maritime canal along the kingdom’s border with Qatar, turning the peninsula-nation into an island and transforming its only land border into a military zone and nuclear waste site, state-linked Saudi newspapers reported Monday.The project has not been given official approval […]

Israel propagandist Alan Dershowitz protested in Qatar

Tamara Nassar Activism and BDS Beat 5 March 2018 Activists walked out of a lecture by Alan Dershowitz in Doha on Sunday, chanting “Zionists are not welcome here.” Dershowitz, for decades a Harvard law professor, is one of the most prominent pro-Israel propagandists in the United States. He has a long record of justifying attacks […]

Iran could be winner, U.S. a loser from UAE-Qatar tensions

Reuters | Noah Browning: A rise in tension between Qatar and the United Arab Emirates in a row over military flights threatens U.S. strategic interests in the Persian Gulf and could benefit regional rival Iran. Abu Dhabi says Qatari air force jets intercepted two UAE civilian aircraft on commercial flights to Bahrain last month, and […]

Qatar welcomes head of Zionist Organization of America

Tamara Nassar Lobby Watch 1 February 2018 US Defense Secretary James Mattis meets with the emir of Qatar Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani at the Sea Palace in Doha, Qatar, 22 April 2017. (Brigitte N. Brantley) Morton Klein, the President of the Zionist Organization of America (ZOA) visited Doha earlier this month at the invite […]

Qatar turns to Israel to escape Saudi squeeze

Tamara Nassar Lobby Watch 26 January 2018 US President Donald Trump meets Qatar’s Emir Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani in New York, 19 September 2017. Kevin Lamarque Reuters The Qatari government has been sponsoring trips for right-wing Americans and staunch supporters of Israel in an apparent bid to salvage the emirate from its regional isolation. […]

Qatar may soon buy Russia’s S-400 anti-aircraft system – ambassador

Doha’s negotiations with Moscow on the purchase of the S-400 system is “in the advanced stage,” Qatari Ambassador to Russia Fahad bin Mohammed Al-Attiyah told TASS news agency. He said the military cooperation agreement, which was signed in October 2017 during the visit of Russian Defense Minister Sergey Shoigu to the Arab nation, “opened a […]

Qatar denies reports its fighter jets intercepted Emirati civilian plane

The UAE condemned the alleged incident and said it would take all necessary and legal measures to protect its civilian aircraft. Its General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) described the incident as “a flagrant and dangerous threat to the safety of civil aviation, as well as a blatant violation of international laws and agreements,” according to […]

Egypt’s New Enemies: Turkey, Qatar and the Muslim Brotherhood?

235 people have been killed, according to a statement by the Egyptian Attorney General.  The massacre was carried out at al-Rawdah mosque in Bir al-Abed, west of Arish city.  According to eyewitnesses, there was a huge explosion, and then the terrorists opened fire on the worshippers as they prayed the Friday prayers on Nov. 24, 2017.  Afterwards, […]

Leaked Documents Expose Stunning Plan to Wage Financial War on Qatar — and Steal the World Cup

The economic warfare involved an attack on Qatar’s currency using bond and derivatives manipulation. The plan, laid out in a slide deck provided to The Intercept through the group Global Leaks, was aimed at tanking Qatar’s economy, according to documents drawn up by a bank outlining the strategy. The outline, prepared by Banque Havilland, a […]

In Shocking, Viral Interview, Qatar Confesses Secrets Behind Syrian War

A television interview of a top Qatari official confessing the truth behind the origins of the war in Syria is going viral across Arabic social media during the same week a leaked top secret NSA document was published which confirms that the armed opposition in Syria was under the direct command of foreign governments from the early […]

Qatar opened new military office in Washington: An anti-terrorism partner?

nsnbc : The government of Qatar opened a new military office in Washington as the Arab Gulf country tries to bolster military and security […]

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