Qatar


Barclays Bank charged with fraud

By Zakiya Afzani  Barclays Bank have been charged with serious fraud Barclays and four former executives have been charged with serious fraud over their actions in the 2008 financial crisis.   The Serious Fraud Office case relates to the way the bank raised billion of pounds from Qatari investors enabling it…


Qatar Crisis | Emergency hotline set up to help mixed families avoid humanitarian crisis

By Zakiya Afzani  Qatar Crisis | Emergency hotline set up to help mixed families avoid humanitarian crisis President Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al-Nahyan on Sunday instructed the authorities concerned to take into consideration the humanitarian circumstances of Emirati-Qatari joint families an official source announced.   Saudi Arabia and Bahrain also…


Germany enters Qatar Crisis talks and warns of war

By Aisha Butt  Germany has entered the Qatar-Crisis talks with warnings against escalating towards war German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel has warned that the ever intensifying crisis between Qatar and its Arab neighbors of the Gulf region could end in war.   Gabriel said in comments published yesterday that there was…



Qatar crisis grows as Arab world isolates Qatar

By Rashid Al Saud  Qatar left isolated as crisis deepens Egypt is just one of the latest countries to close it’s airspace to Qatari planes in a growing diplomatic row, with Saudi Arabia and Bahrain expected to do the same today. Several countries have cut ties with Qatar, accusing it…




Military and Security dominate Trump’s tour of Saudi Arabia

By Muhammad Karin Al-Sa’id  Technology | Apple launches new website for iPhone photographers US President Donald Trump primarily discussed security and military deals with Gulf leaders on his second day in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, where he will later speak to Arab and Islamic leaders about Islam and combating terrorism.   Trump…


Hamas unveils mysterious new political document

By Zakiya Afzani Hamas unveils new mysterious political document Hamas plans to unveil a landmark “political document” next week in Qatar, the Palestinian Political Party announced Wednesday.   According to a Hamas statement, the Party’s political chief, Khaled Meshaal, will convene a “special meeting” on May 1 “to officially unveil…