Qatar slams Saudi refusal to negotiate demands

Qatar yesterday deplored Saudi Arabia’s refusal to negotiate the demands of the kingdom and its allies for ending a blockade on the country.

NHRC reports serious violations against Qatari students in siege countries

The National Human Rights Committee (NHRC) said that it has recorded several serious violations committed against Qatari students by educational institutions in Saudi Arabia, UAE and Bahrain, which have cut diplomatic ties and imposed an illegal blockade on Qatar.

Emir congratulates Saudi crown prince on his promotion

HH the Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani sent on Wednesday a cable of congratulations to HRH Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud on the occasion of being named crown prince and appointed deputy premier in the brotherly Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

Twitter explodes with funny memes after #Qataristomach goes viral

A comment by a Saudi editor in a TV show has kicked of humorous memes and funny tweets from Qatar social media users.

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.

Cebu Pacific No More Flights For Kuwait, Riyadh And Doha .

The country’s largest airline Cebu Pacific, Announced Yesterday their suspending flight  operations to and from Kuwait, Riyadh (Saudi Arabia) and Doha (Qatar). 

Qatar Haj Mission ready to receive pilgrims in Makkah

Qatar Haj Mission completed its preparations to receive pilgrims from Qatar in the coming days. The mission,  supported by many units including  public relations, medical and an IT unit, is working round the clock to prepare for the arrival of 1,200 pilgrims this year.

Saudi tourists help Souq eateries cope with off-peak season

The influx of visitors mainly from Saudi Arabia has helped retailers and restaurants at touristic destinations in Qatar such as Souq Waqif to cope with the off-peak season, it is learnt.

Hajj pilgrims urged to take vaccinations

The Ministry of Public Health, Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) and Primary Health Care Corporation (PHCC) have reminded Hajj pilgrims to ensure that they and their families are safeguarded against infectious diseases they might come into contact with.

137 Qatar Airways flights to Saudi from September 1

With an increase in services to Jeddah and Madinah, Qatar Airways is to operate 137 flights weekly to Saudi Arabia from September 1.