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Bahrain detains Qatar sympathiser

Bahraini authorities have detained a citizen for sympathising with Qatar on social media, the attorney general said Wednesday, after authorities warned that sympathising with Doha was tantamount to a criminal offence.

Majority of flights operating as scheduled: Qatar Airways to add 24 new destinations

Qatar Airways’ operations to and from its Doha hub are running smoothly, with the vast majority of flights operating as scheduled.

GCC Crisis Updates: Week 2

Qatar market stabilizes, Qatari spouses allowed to stay in Saudi Arabia, UAE and Bahrain, Israel backs GCC, and more updates from the last two days. 

Saudi Arabia blocks access to Qatar's beIN Sports

In a latest incident in which Saudi Arabia banning or blocking everything Qatar in order to stifle the voices ranging from theology to sports, beIN Sports was blacked out to Saudi Arabian fans.

Britain calls for lifting ‘blockade’ on Qatar

Britain has urged Gulf states, including Saudi Arabia, to ease a blockade of Qatar and to find an immediate solution to the impasse through mediation.

GCC Crisis Updates: Week 1

In an ebb and flow of political moves, Qatar’s diplomatic crisis has become more widespread. Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates have labeled a number of Qatari names and organizations as ‘terrorist’, Turkish President expresses steadfast support for Qatar, and more developments from the region and around the world.


Ministry of Economy and Commerce move will boost local dairy products

Efforts being made by the Ministry of Economy and Commerce (MEC) to popularise Qatari dairy products through social media platforms are expected to go down well with the residents.

Trump offers help to resolve Gulf crisis

US President Donald Trump offered to help resolve the diplomatic crisis between Qatar and other Arab states in a phone call with HH the Emir Sheikh Tamin bin Hamad al-Thani yesterday.

Airline organised four chartered flights from KSA via Muscat and Kuwait

All passengers arrived home safely via Muscat within 24 hours of flight cancellations. 

Qatar Airways’ global operations remain unaffected; airline says it is “Business as Usual”

Ministry reassures residents: Enough stock of food products and prices to remain stable

Ministry of Economy and Commerce (MEC) has reassured Qatar residents on food supply and prices. MEC said that there is no need to worry as there is surplus stock of major food products and prices will be stable as most of them are at fixed rates.


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