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BAE Eurofighter Typhoon fighter
11 Dec 2017 05:06

Qatar Purchases 24 Typhoon Warplanes from UK as Tensions with Saudis Increase

Islam Times - Qatar has signed a multi-billion-dollar deal to buy 24 Eurofighter Typhoon warplanes from Britain, its second major defense agreement this week, which comes amid a worsening Persian Gulf political crisis.

 
Qatar Emir to Attend Persian Gulf Summit amid Rift with Saudi Arabia
4 Dec 2017 01:32

Qatar Emir to Attend Persian Gulf Summit amid Rift with Saudi Arabia

Islam Times - The Emir of Qatar Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani will attend a crucial summit of the Persian Gulf Cooperation Council in Kuwait despite a widening rift with neighboring Saudi Arabia.

 
Mohammed bin Abdulrahman al-Thani
28 Nov 2017 06:56

Qatar Accuses Saudi Regime of Bullying Smaller Countries

Islam Times - Qatar’s Foreign Minister has accused Saudi Arabia of bullying its neighbors and risking new conflict amid an ongoing diplomatic crisis.

 
Top Qatari Minister in Iran Seeking Improved Ties to Counter Saudi-Led Blockade
26 Nov 2017 15:45

Top Qatari Minister in Iran Seeking Improved Ties to Counter Saudi-Led Blockade

Islam times - - Qatari Minister of Economy and Trade Sheikh Ahmed bin Jassim bin Mohammed Al-Thani has visited Tehran and held talks with high ranking officials seeking improved bilateral ties a Saudi-led blockade on the tiny Persian Gulf State continues.

 
Saudi-Led Regimes Boycott Qatar-Hosted Persian Gulf Cup
16 Nov 2017 22:51

Saudi-Led Regimes Boycott Qatar-Hosted Persian Gulf Cup

Islam times - Persian Gulf Cup organizers on Thursday said Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Bahrain had “withdrawn” from the Qatar-hosted tournament, amid a deepening political crisis in the region.

 
Turkish Minister of Defense Nurettin Canikli (L) and his Qatari Counterpart Khalid bin Mohammad Al Attiyah in Doha, Qatar, on November 04, 2017
5 Nov 2017 17:17

Qatar, Turkey Hold Defense Talks in Doha as Persian Gulf Crisis Continues

Islam times - Turkish Defense Minister Nurettin Canikli met his Qatari counterpart Khalid bin Mohammad Al Attiyah in Doha on Saturday amid a Saudi-led embargo on the tiny Persian Gulf nation.

 
US Worked with Saudi Regime, Qatar, Turkey to Support Terrorists in Syria: Ex-Qatar PM
28 Oct 2017 19:00

US Worked with Saudi Regime, Qatar, Turkey to Support Terrorists in Syria: Ex-Qatar PM

Islam times -The United States coordinated support by Qatar, Saudi Arabia, and Turkey for terrorists operating against the Syrian government over the past years of conflict in the Arab country, Qatar's former prime minister has revealed.

 
Russia, Qatar Boost Military Ties amid Persian Gulf Crisis
26 Oct 2017 05:29

Russia, Qatar Boost Military Ties amid Persian Gulf Crisis

Islam times - Russia and Qatar have signed a bilateral agreement on military and technical cooperation in Doha on Wednesday.

 
Qatar Emir Slams Unjust Saudi-Imposed Siege
18 Oct 2017 16:23

Qatar Emir Slams Unjust Saudi-Imposed Siege

Islam times -Qatar's Emir says he is "open to dialogue" in resolving the four-month blockade imposed by Saudi-led regimes, calling the move an "unjust siege"

 
Qatari Emir Meets Iran’s Foreign Minister in Doha, Discuss Regional Crises
4 Oct 2017 15:38

Qatari Emir Meets Iran’s Foreign Minister in Doha, Discuss Regional Crises

Islam Times - Qatari Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani has met Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif in Doha where they underscored the need for peaceful solutions to regional crises.

 
Hekmatyar against Closure of Taliban Office in Qatar
4 Oct 2017 05:19

Hekmatyar against Closure of Taliban Office in Qatar

Islam Times - A senior Afghan politician and warlord has opposed the bid to close the Taliban office in Qatar as he insisted that his party supports the legitimate demands of the group.

 
The latest official figures show that Qatar’s economy slowed down in the second quarter to its lowest rate since the global financial crisis.
2 Oct 2017 06:32

Qatar’s growth slows to lowest rate in years

Islam Times - The latest official figures show that Qatar’s economy slowed down in the second quarter to its lowest rate since the global financial crisis.

 
Qatar Moving Closer to Iran after Saud-Led Blockade: FM Al-Thani
27 Sep 2017 04:42

Qatar Moving Closer to Iran after Saud-Led Blockade: FM Al-Thani

Islam Times - A Saudi-led economic blockade on Qatar is pushing the country closer to neighboring Iran the Persian Gulf state's foreign minister has said on Monday.

 
What Factors Force Saudi Change of Qatar Policy?
23 Sep 2017 10:02

What Factors Force Saudi Change of Qatar Policy?

Islam Times - Leading the kingdom’s delegation to New York to take part in the 72th United Nations General Assembly, the Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir met with the UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres and discussed the Persian Gulf Arab crisis.

 
Qatari Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani addresses the United Nations General Assembly at UN headquarters in New York on September 19, 2017. (Photo by AFP)
20 Sep 2017 09:55

Qatari emir slams ‘unjust’ Saudi-led siege in UN speech

Islam Times - Qatari Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani has sharply denounced the Saudi-led bloc of countries for imposing an “unjust” blockade against his nation, saying such pressure tactics amount to “terrorism.”

 
Qatar and Britain signing the Eurofighter Typhoon jets deal
18 Sep 2017 08:02

Britain to Deliver Eurofighter Jets to Qatar amid Regional Tensions

Islam Times - The British government and defense giant BAE Systems have agreed a major new deal to supply Qatar with Eurofighter Typhoon jets, despite growing tensions among Persian Gulf sheikhdoms.

 
France Urges Saudi-Led Regimes to Lift Embargo on Qatar
16 Sep 2017 08:38

France Urges Saudi-Led Regimes to Lift Embargo on Qatar

Islam Times - France has called on Saudi-led regimes to lift embargo on Qatar, saying the three-month ban harms the Arab state's civilians.

 
German Chancellor Angela Merkel, right, and Qatar
16 Sep 2017 04:43

Qatar ready to 'sit at table' to resolve Persian Gulf dispute

Islam Times - Qatar’s Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani says Doha is ready to negotiate with the emirate’s fellow Arab states to find a solution to the diplomatic row in the Persian Gulf region.

 
Qatari Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al Thani
12 Sep 2017 06:11

Saudi-led quartet trying to turn Qatar into ‘state of trusteeship’: Doha

Islam Times - Qatar says the “illegal” blockade imposed on Doha by the Saudi-led quartet of countries is aimed to force the peninsular Persian Gulf nation to become a “state of trusteeship.”

 
Protesters from the Campaign Against Arms Trade, a UK-based organization, lie on the ground as they demonstrate against the Defense & Security Equipment International (DSEI) arms fair in London on September 12, 2013. (Photo by AP)
10 Sep 2017 11:39

UK exploiting Qatar crisis for own profit through arms exports

Islam Times - Britain is exploiting a rift between several Arab countries of the Persian Gulf and Qatar through designating both sides as the “priority markets” for its arms sales, a report suggests.