Qatar

Trump thanks Qatar's emir over role in Taliban hostages release

Two Western hostages were released after three Taliban prisoners landed in Qatar as part of a prisoner swap deal.

Trump thanks Qatar's emir over role in Taliban hostages release

United Nations

Qatar's emir reiterates call for stability in the Gulf

Addressing UNGA, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani says stability in the region is a 'regional and international need'.

Qatar's emir reiterates call for stability in the Gulf

Qatar

UK-Qatar relationship going 'from strength to strength'

British PM Johnson hosts emir of Qatar for talks on strengthening strategic relations.

UK-Qatar relationship going 'from strength to strength'

Middle East

Qatar's emir meets Trump to discuss economy and security

Meeting comes amid soaring tensions between Iran and the US and an ongoing regional blockade against Qatar.

Qatar's emir meets Trump to discuss economy and security

Asia

Qatar and Pakistan hold talks in Islamabad

Prime Minister Imran Khan's office says Qatar will invest $22bn in Pakistan, a welcome relief for the struggling economy.

Qatar

UAE 'used spying tool' to target Qatar's emir, others

Sheikh Tamim, senior Turkish official and activists among hundreds whose iPhones were hacked, Reuters reports.

GCC

A fractured GCC meets in Riyadh amid ongoing crisis

Qatar sends state minister to represent the country in Saudi Arabia amid ongoing rift with Gulf neighbours and Egypt.

A fractured GCC meets in Riyadh amid ongoing crisis

Middle East

Qatar reshuffles cabinet, boards of QP and QIA

Qatari emir orders cabinet reshuffle, giving two big portfolios to banking and oil firm chief executives.

Qatar cabinet reshuffle hands key ministries to top CEOs

United Nations

Qatar's emir says blockade has damaged the GCC's reputation

At the UN General Assembly meeting in New York, Arab leaders are drawing attention to the conflicts flaring up in the Middle East, from the GCC crisis to civil wars Yemen and Syria.

World Cup

Qatar's emir hopes 2022 World Cup can heal Arab world divisions

For the first time, the tournament is set to take place in the Middle East, as host-nation Qatar faces a blocked by Gulf countries.

Turkey

Erdogan calls on Muslim countries to unite and confront Israel

Turkish president tells OIC leaders that Israel must be held accountable for the killing of Palestinians in Gaza Strip.

Erdogan calls on Muslim countries to unite and confront Israel

United States

Trump: US-Qatar ties 'work extremely well'

US president welcomes Qatari emir to the White House, as months-long Gulf diplomatic crisis enters 11th month.

Inside Story

Who is to blame for the GCC crisis impasse?

The emir of Qatar says he is ready to talk but that blockading countries have no desire to.

GCC

Qatari emir: Our sovereignty is a red line

Sheikh Tamim says he is ready for talks but stresses any solution to GCC crisis must respect the country's sovereignty.

United Nations

Qatar-Gulf crisis takes centre stage at United Nations

Qatar's emir appeals to world leaders before meeting US President Trump on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly.