Bahrain accuses Qatar of 'military escalation'

Dubai, Jun 26 Bahrain's foreign minister today accused Qatar of a "military escalation" in the Gulf diplomatic crisis, an apparent reference to Doha's allowing Turkish troops on its territory."The...

Jun 26, 2017 7:21 PM | Newsscroll

Iran seeks stronger ties with Qatar: Rouhani

Tehran, Jun 25 Iranian President Hassan Rouhani today said his country wants to bolster ties with Qatar and rejected a Saudi-led blockade of the Gulf Arab emirate."Iran's policy is to develop more...

Jun 25, 2017 11:25 PM | Newsscroll

US urges Qatar, neighbours to 'sit together' to ease tension

Washington, Jun 25 The United States says some demands on Qatar by its Mideast neighbours "will be very difficult to meet." But the US isn't rejecting the demands outright.Secretary of State Rex...

Jun 25, 2017 10:23 PM | Newsscroll

Erdogan rejects Arab demands; Turkish troops stay in Qatar

Istanbul, Jun 25 Turkey's president today rejected a demand by major Arab states to remove Turkish troops from Qatar, saying their sweeping list of ultimatums has threatened the small Gulf country's...

Jun 25, 2017 6:48 PM | Newsscroll

Demands of Saudi an attack to Qatar's sovereignty: Erdogan

Istanbul [Turkey], June 25 : Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Sunday dubbed the demands made by Saudi Arabia and three other nations to Doha to end a blockade as "an attack to...

Jun 24, 2017 6:28 PM | Newsscroll

Banned Bahraini newspaper fires staff

Dubai, Jun 25 A independent Bahraini newspaper has sacked its staff three weeks after Sunni-dominated authorities banned it on accusations that it "sows division" in the Shiite-majority Gulf...

Jun 25, 2017 5:13 PM | Newsscroll

Will do everything to assure safety of Indians in Qatar: Sushma Swaraj

New Delhi [India], June 24 : External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Saturday assured that the Indian government will do everything possible for the safety and well-being of Indians...

Jun 23, 2017 10:51 PM | Newsscroll

Will do everything required for safety of Indians in Qatar:EAM

New Delhi, Jun 24 External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj today said the government would do everything possible for the safety and well-being of Indians in Qatar which has been battling economic...

Jun 24, 2017 8:19 PM | Newsscroll

UAE: Arab states don't seek 'regime change' in Qatar

Dubai, Jun 24 A top United Arab Emirates official says the Arab countries isolating Qatar do not seek to force out the country's leadership but are willing to cut ties with it if it does not agree...

Jun 24, 2017 4:56 PM | Newsscroll

Qatar says Saudi-led demands not 'reasonable'

Doha, Jun 24 Qatar said today that a 13-point list of demands made by Saudi Arabia and its allies impinged on its sovereignty and failed to meet US expectations they be "reasonable".The four Arab...

Jun 24, 2017 4:54 PM | Newsscroll