Gulf Times - siege
'Time to calm down': Hong Kong protests simmer ahead of local elections

'Time to calm down': Hong Kong protests simmer ahead of local elections

A Hong Kong university campus under siege for more than a week was a deserted wasteland on Saturday, with a handful of protesters holed up in hidden refuges across the trashed grounds ...

Focus on education helping Qatar face challenges of siege

Focus on education helping Qatar face challenges of siege

Wednesday marked two years since the day that Qatar was suddenly cut off from some of its neighbours in the Gulf and Middle East through the imposition of an unexpected and unjust blockade.

Ashghal defeats siege, conquers new heights

Ashghal defeats siege, conquers new heights

The Public Works Authority (Ashghal) has defeated the unjust blockade against Qatar if its track record after June 5, 2017, is taken into account.

'Unparalleled siege painful for all GCC'

'Unparalleled siege painful for all GCC'

The unjust blockade of Qatar is without parallel in the whole world and the Gulf crisis is affecting the GCC badly, former prime minister HE Sheikh Hamad bin Jassim bin Jabor al-Thani has said.

‘32,000 companies established since siege’

‘32,000 companies established since siege’

Some 32,000 new companies have been established in Qatar since the unjust blockade was enforced two years ago, Qatar Chamber (QC) chairman Sheikh Khalifa bin Jassim bin Mohamed al-Thani said on Wednesday.

Qatar stands tall among nations; siege exposes hackers and bullies

Qatar stands tall among nations; siege exposes hackers and bullies

"A life of dignity or none at all", that was the sentiment expressed by the people of Qatar when a group of four Arab nations imposed a blockade on the tiny Gulf nation as a "punitive action" ...

Shells kill 7 in Tripoli neighbourhood as Haftar's two-week siege rages

Shells kill 7 in Tripoli neighbourhood as Haftar's two-week siege rages

Shells slammed into a densely-populated district of Tripoli overnight, piling misery on civilians from a two-week assault by commander Khalifa Haftar's forces to take Libya's capital from an internationally-backed government.

Qatar defeated siege, transformed repercussions into benefits, says chamber official

Qatar defeated siege, transformed repercussions into benefits, says chamber official

Qatar Chamber has reviewed efforts exerted in the last two years, which have resulted in the transformation of the impact of the unjust blockade into positive ones ...

IPU delegates decry siege of Qatar

IPU delegates decry siege of Qatar

Qatar has put the blockade imposed on it by Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Bahrain and Egypt behind it but the resulting separation of families across the GCC region is still a matter of concern ...

CMU-Q showcases software at Darb Al Saai

CMU-Q showcases software at Darb Al Saai

Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar (CMU-Q) is showcasing its Alice Middle East software at Darb Al Saai as part of the 2018 Qatar National Day festivities.

Turkish FM: Siege unfair, unjustified

Turkish FM: Siege unfair, unjustified

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu has described the siege of Qatar as unfair and unjustified, and that it is an artificial crisis.

21,000 new firms registered since siege began until August end: QC chairman

21,000 new firms registered since siege began until August end: QC chairman

HE the chairman of Qatar Chamber (QC) Sheikh Khalifa bin Jassim al-Thani said the number of new companies registered with QC since the beginning of the siege until the end of August 2018...