Saturday, September 22, 2018

Qatar

‘Close al-Jazeera’: Qatar issued with 13 demands to end blockade

Saudi Arabia and other Arab countries that have cut ties to Qatar have issued a steep list of demands to end the crisis, insisting that...

Qatar Crisis Cuts Deep

In a region where pride is prized above all else and trust is the most valued currency, many Qataris worry that both have been...

Stakes high for Kuwait as mediator in Qatar crisis

Kuwait has asserted itself as the key mediator amid the three-week-old Qatar crisis. Since three Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) states — Bahrain, Saudi Arabia and the...

Qatar sets $200 minimum wage for migrant workers

Qatar has set a temporary minimum wage for migrant workers worth around $200 a month, its labour minister said Thursday, a benchmark reform following...

Exodus of expats from GCC as nationals get priority in jobs

Expatriate employees are leaving the Middle East and going elsewhere in search of work, with governments choosing to prioritise the welfare of their own...

Qatar Airways launches new routes after GCC crisis reduces its network

Qatar Airways said on Monday it would start flights to Sohar in Oman and Prague next month, the first new routes to be announced...

Study shows Qatar Airways most popular airline

Qatar Airways has come out as the leading Middle East airline according to global consumer sentiment on social media. The findings formed part of...

The crisis is only just beginning for Qatar

When Donald Trump tweeted unmistakably strong support for the Arab coalition confronting Qatar, the final window of hope slammed shut on Doha. Qatar’s only...

Qatar to run third consecutive budget deficit in 2018

Qatar will run a deficit of $7.7 billion in 2018, a third consecutive year in the red due to low energy prices, the finance...

Bahrain accuses opposition leaders of spying for Qatar

DUBAI, Nov 1 (Reuters) - Bahrain's public prosecutor charged two leaders of the country's banned main opposition party of spying for Qatar on Wednesday,...
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