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Blockade an eye-opening experience, say citizens

The blockade has opened more avenues for the country to realise its potential and helped diversify plans for both local production and imports.

Telecom services cheaper in Qatar

Prices of telecommunications services in Qatar are broadly lower than the rest of the GCC and Arab region, according to the findings of a recent study.

Qatar to protect its people: FM

Minister of Foreign Affairs H E Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al Thani said yesterday Qatar will do ‘whatever it takes to protect our people’, and Gulf states that have imposed a blockade on Doha of trying to undermine his nation's sovereignty.

Qatar has managed the crisis well, says NYT

Qatar has been under a siege of sorts for the past month, but the Gulf nation is, so far, feeling little pain, The New York Times reported from Doha yesterday.

Facts expose falsehood of blockading countries: Shiekha Alia

The accusations levelled by Saudi Arabia and its allies that Qatar supports terrorism are completely false, devoid of any proof and absurd, Qatar’s Permanent Representative to the UN, Ambassador Sheikha Alia Ahmed bin Saif al-Thani yesterday said.

UAE's PM pens poem, urges Qatar to 'return to GCC fold'

 

Sheikh Mohammad bin Rashid Al Maktoum says it is 'time to get united' in poem on Instagram addressed to Qatar.


Migrants 'stuck in Saudi' as Qatari bosses forced out

The workers from countries such as Bangladesh, India, Pakistan and Nepal have been left without accommodation and money after their Qatari bosses were ordered out of the kingdom amid a major regional crisis.

Qatar never supported extremist groups: envoy

Qatar’s ambassador to Germany Sheikh Saoud bin Abdulrahman al-Thani rejected all the allegations of support for terrorism levelled against Qatar and added that the country never backed extremist groups and will not support such groups in the future.

GCC Crisis Updates: Week 3

Saudi Arabia deports camel and sheep belonging to Qatari herders, Turkey begins to import food by sea, new information is released about QNA hacks. Read more about the progress in Qatar's crisis as its third week comes to a close. 

US 'mystified' over Gulf states' position towards Qatar

Claimed grievances against Qatar are still not listed, prompting 'more doubts' about reasons behind Gulf rift, US says.


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