Posts Tagged ‘Qatar’

Persepolis defender Kanaanizadegan joins Qatar’s Al Ahli

TEHRAN – Iran and Persepolis defender Hossein Kanaanizadegan joined Qatari top flight football club Al Ahali. The 27-year-old player has joined Al Ahli on a two-year deal for an undisclosed fee. He joined Persepolis in 2019 and won Iran Professional League two times with the Iranian giants. Kanaanizadegan is a member of Iran national football […]

Qatar donations to enter Gaza via UN, says IDF 

An agreement between Qatar and Israel is being put together for the transfer of humanitarian aid to the besieged Gaza Strip through the UN as early as this weekend, Wallah news reported on Tuesday. Transfers of cash directly to the de facto Hamas authorities in Gaza have been rejected by the Israelis, who would be […]

Iran rout Qatar in FIBA Asia Cup 2021 Qualifiers

TEHRAN – Iran national basketball team defeated Qatar 84-46 in Group E of the FIBA Asia Cup 2021 Qualifiers on Saturday. Samad Nikkhah Bahrami scored 16 points for Iran at the Prince Hamza Hall in Amman, Jordan, while Qatar’s Meho Haracic had a match-high 17 points. Iran advanced to the top with nine points. Mehran […]

Qatar: ‘We spent $1.4bn on rebuilding Gaza Strip’

Qatari Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammed Bin Abdulrahman Al-Thani on Friday denied Israeli claims that his country supported “terrorist” groups in the Gaza Strip, Sama News Agency reported. During a financial conference held in Saint Petersburg, Russia, Al-Thani disclosed that Qatar spent $1.4 billion on rebuilding the Gaza Strip since 2012. Al-Thani has rejected frequent Israeli […]

Qatar rejects HRW report on women’s rights, freedom

Qatar yesterday rejected a report prepared by Human Rights Watch about women’s rights and freedoms in the Gulf state, saying that gender equality and female empowerment are central to the country’s success and vision. “The report issued by Human Rights Watch inaccurately portrays Qatar’s laws, policies, and practices related to women,” the Qatari Government Communication […]

Qatar under fire for human rights abuses as World Cup nears

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Human Rights Watch calls on Qatar to dismantle male guardianship

Human Rights Watch (HRW) urged Qatar on Monday to eliminate male guardianship rules that prevent women making independent decisions on basic rights such as marriage, travel and accessing reproductive health care.New York-based HRW said that after taking initiatives on women’s rights, including on education and social protection, Qatar was now falling behind Gulf neighbours, after […]

Qatar says it will fund $60-million pipeline from Israel to Gaza

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6,500 Asian Workers Died Building FIFA World Cup 2022 Stadiums In Qatar

Qatar was awarded the FIFA World Cup 2022 hosting in 2010 and death of migrant workers has been reported since then. An average of 12 migrant workers died each week in 2011 to 2020. The sources suggest slack safety protocols surrounding construction of stadiums and infrastructure in Qatar were the reason for these deaths. These migrant workers […]

UAE and Qatar hold first meeting since Gulf detente

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Arab states ending Qatar blockade is really about Biden

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After detente, Qatar calls for Gulf rapprochement with Iran

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Saudi to Reopen Qatar Embassy in Coming Days: Saudi Minister

Saudi Arabia’s Foreign Minister Prince Faisal bin Farhan Al Saud attends a news conference following talks with Russia’s Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov in Moscow, Russia January 14, 2021. Photo: Russian Foreign Ministry/Handout via REUTERS Saudi Arabia expects to re-open its embassy in Qatar in the coming days, Saudi’s foreign minister said on Saturday, following a […]

Saudi Arabia to reopen Qatar embassy in coming days, minister says

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Israeli Judoka Peter Paltchik Wins Bronze in Qatar Tournament, Was Motivated by Antisemitism He Faced

Peter Paltchik holding up the bronze medal he won at the Masters Tournament in Qatar on Jan. 13, 2021. Photo: Provided. Israeli judoka Peter Paltchik won bronze at the International Judo Federation’s (IJF) 2021 World Judo Masters in Doha, Qatar on Wednesday. Paltchik, 29, took home the medal in the under-100 kg division on the […]

Egypt reopens airspace to Qatar as Gulf allies continue lifting Doha blockade

Cairo reopened its airspace to Qatari aircraft on Tuesday, following similar moves by Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, and Bahrain to end an embargo imposed on Doha’s flights in 2017. “EgyptAir and Qatar Airways, as well as other Qatari airlines, can resume air traffic and send flight operating schedules to the Egyptian and Qatari […]

Bahrain says it will open airspace to Qatar starting Monday

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Qatar says deal with Saudis won’t affect ties with Iran

TEHRAN – Following a landmark deal between Qatar and the so-called Arab quartet to end a three-year bitter Persian Gulf dispute, Doha announced that its decision to mend ties with the quartet will not affect its ties with Iran. Doha had agreed to cooperate on counter-terrorism and “transnational security” with Saudi Arabia and three other […]

UAE to reopen all entry points with Qatar following Gulf dispute thaw

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Despite detente, ties between Qatar and the Gulf are still a ticking bomb

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Qatar showed force can actually bring peace in the Middle East

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Gulf states sign detente deal with Qatar as Saudi Arabia hails united front against Iran

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End of Qatar air blockade opens up flying in the Gulf

Three years after Saudi Arabia and its allies in the Middle East began a blockade of Qatar, the conflict has been resolved – which means a return to relative normality for airlines in the region.  But what does it mean for visitors and those travelling around the region? These are the key questions and answers. […]

Qatar’s ruling emir lands in Saudi Arabia for summit to end blockade

AL-ULA, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Qatar’s ruling emir arrived in Saudi Arabia and was greeted with an embrace by its crown prince on Tuesday, following an announcement that the kingdom would end its years-long embargo on the tiny Gulf Arab state. The decision to open borders was the first major step toward ending the diplomatic […]

Gulf States Reach Deal to End Blockade Against Qatar

A Qatari flag is seen at a park near the Doha Corniche, in Doha, Qatar, Feb. 17, 2018. Photo: Reuters / Ibraheem al Omari. JNS.org – The Gulf states have reached an agreement to end the three-year-old boycott of Qatar, announced Kuwait’s foreign minister on Monday. White House senior adviser and presidential son-in-law Jared Kushner […]

Riyadh hosts GCC summit, hoping to promote tourism, Qatar reconciliation

Saudi Arabia’s northwestern AlUla Governorate is hosting the 41st summit of the Gulf Cooperation Council on Tuesday, including top leaders from the GCC’s six member-nations: Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates. For more stories from The Media Line go to themedialine.org The governorate is home to several outstanding archaeological sites, […]

Breakthrough reached in Gulf dispute with Qatar – Trump administration

 A breakthrough has been reached in Qatar’s three-year-old dispute with Saudi Arabia and three other Arab countries and an agreement to end their rift is to be signed in Saudi Arabia on Tuesday, a senior Trump administration official said. “We’ve had a breakthrough in the Gulf Cooperation Council rift,” said the official, who spoke to […]

Gulf states reach deal to end three-year-old Qatar boycott, Kuwait announces

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Qatar calls for dialogue between Iran and Persian Gulf Arab states

TEHRAN – Mohammad bin Abdulrahman Al Thani, the deputy prime minister and foreign minister of Qatar, has called for dialogue between Iran and the neighboring Arab states to deescalate tensions in the region. The Qatari foreign minister, who is on an official visit to Russia, said he discussed with the Russian officials a variety of […]

Qatar’s Al-Jassim to officiate 2020 ACL final

TEHRAN – Referee Abdulrahman Ibrahim Y J Al-Jassim has been appointed to officiate the 2020 AFC Champions League Final between Iran’s Persepolis and Korea Republic’s Ulsan Hyundai FC. The match will be held on Saturday at the Al Janoub Stadium. Together with assistants and compatriots, Ramzan Saeed M A Al-Naemi and Saoud Ahmed S A […]

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