Gulf Crisis

India voices concern over situation in Gulf region

A crisis has erupted between Iran and Western countries - in particular, the UK and US - after a series of incidents in and around the Gulf, a strategically important waterway in the Middle East.

published on : 23rd September 2019

Qatar calls for 'dialogue' to resolve Gulf diplomatic crisis

Qatar's foreign minister called for "dialogue" on Wednesday to resolve the Gulf diplomatic crisis, accusing Arab states that have cut ties with Qatar of trying to undermine the nation's sovereignty.

published on : 5th July 2017

Qatar crisis: Saudi Arabia to discuss with allies

The four Arab nations, which also include the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain and Egypt, accuse Qatar of supporting extremism, a charge which it denies.

published on : 5th July 2017

United Nations Security Council tells Qatar to mend fences with Gulf neighbours

UN Security Council has told Qatar to sort out its differences with its Gulf neighbours, China's ambassador said, indicating the top UN body would not get involved in the dispute.

published on : 4th July 2017

Qatar responds to Saudi-led demands after deadline extension

The response was delivered by Qatari Foreign Minister Al-Thani who made a short visit to Kuwait, which is acting as a mediator to resolve the diplomatic rift, the official said.

published on : 3rd July 2017

Gulf foreign ministers to discuss Qatar crisis in Cairo

Egypt will host the foreign ministers of Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain on Wednesday to discuss the crisis with Qatar, Cairo's foreign ministry said.

published on : 3rd July 2017

Key demands that would resolve Qatar crisis

A deadline was extended Monday for Qatar to accept 13 demands by several Arab states in return for lifting a de facto blockade.

published on : 3rd July 2017

Saudis say demands 'non-negotiable' as Qatar, US officials meet

He was to meet later with Kuwait Foreign Minister Sheikh Sabah Khaled Al-Sabah, who has sought to work resolve the standoff.

published on : 28th June 2017

Twitter briefly suspends Al-Jazeera Arabic amid Qatar rift

Al-Jazeera Arabic account described the move as part of an "organised campaign" targeting it. Al-Jazeera has said it has come under cyberattack as well amid the diplomatic crisis.

published on : 17th June 2017