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1,000 days of blockade have made Qatar more powerful: Al-Mahmoud

1,000 days of blockade have made Qatar more powerful: Al-Mahmoud

The Shura Council held its regular weekly meeting on Monday under the chairmanship of HE the Speaker Ahmed bin Abdullah bin Zaid al-Mahmoud.

Al-Marri calls on GCC chief to deal with blockade's humanitarian crisis

Al-Marri calls on GCC chief to deal with blockade's humanitarian crisis

HE the Chairman of the National Human Rights Committee (NHRC), Dr Ali bin Smaikh al-Marri, has called on the GCC secretary-general, during a meeting with members of the US Congress ...

Positive impact of Qatar’s response on blockade

Positive impact of Qatar’s response on blockade

Qatar has responded extremely well to the challenges that came out of the Gulf dispute, which positively impacted the country overall, particularly its economy, British ambassador Ajay Sharma has said.

'Our economy is stronger today than it was before the blockade'

'Our economy is stronger today than it was before the blockade'

HE the Governor of Qatar Central Bank (QCB) Sheikh Abdullah bin Saoud al-Thani said that the celebration of Qatar's National Day, which falls on December 18 each year ...

Protesters blockade universities, business district as chaos grips Hong Kong

Protesters blockade universities, business district as chaos grips Hong Kong

Hong Kong anti-government protesters paralysed parts of the Asian financial hub for a third day on Wednesday, with some transport links, schools and many businesses closing ...

Qatar reiterates call for unconditional dialogue with blockade countries to resolve fabricated crisis

Qatar reiterates call for unconditional dialogue with blockade countries to resolve fabricated crisis

The State of Qatar renewed the call for unconditional dialogue with the blockade countries to resolve the fabricated crisis, stressing the failure of these countries to provide any evidence of their claims.

Qatar’s foreign exchange reserves 'return close to pre-blockade level': QCB Governor

Qatar’s foreign exchange reserves 'return close to pre-blockade level': QCB Governor

Qatar’s official foreign exchange reserves have “returned close to the pre-blockade level” while the overall liquidity in the financial sector has stabilised ...

Blockade's effect on Qatari Haj pilgrims highlighted

Blockade's effect on Qatari Haj pilgrims highlighted

Doha International Centre for Interfaith Dialogue (DICID) held a round-table discussion on the repercussions of the blockade crisis and the prevention of Qatari citizens and residents from Haj and Umrah.

Qatar marches ahead with confidence as blockade fails

Qatar marches ahead with confidence as blockade fails

Qatar has clearly emerged the winner as an illegal and unjustified blockade imposed on the country by Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain and Egypt enters its third year today.

Qatar reached greater heights despite the blockade, says Kazakhstan envoy

Qatar reached greater heights despite the blockade, says Kazakhstan envoy

The blockade on Qatar by the Saudi-led bloc served as an opportunity for the nation to reach greater heights, diversifying its economy and strengthening relations with numerous countries like Kazakhstan ...

'Qatar has become a stronger nation with the blockade'

'Qatar has become a stronger nation with the blockade'

Qatar has become a stronger and independent nation with the blockade by the Saudi-led bloc, which marks its second year (June 5), Swedish ambassador Ewa Polano has said.

Serbia ambassador hails 'quiet, ethical' Qatar response to blockade

Serbia ambassador hails 'quiet, ethical' Qatar response to blockade

The ongoing unjust blockade imposed on Qatar by Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Bahrain and Egypt since June 5, 2017 should be lifted as soon as possible for the well-being and stability of the whole region ...