Kuwait denies Iran’s shipments passing through its waters

Kuwait denies Iran’s shipments passing through its waters

• Emir continues efforts to mediate the Qatar crisis, announcing historic visit to White House • Moscow’s chief diplomat visits Kuwait to discuss the GCC’s crisis • Kuwait denies accusations of permitting passage of Iranian arms shipments through its waters to Yemen •...
Bahrain rejects ‘attempts by Qatar to politicize Hajj’

Bahrain rejects ‘attempts by Qatar to politicize Hajj’

• Manama accuses Doha of sponsoring 2011 terrorism in Bahrain • Bahraini authorities disband terrorist cell in the archipelago sheikdom August 6 Bahraini foreign minister rejects attacks on Saudi Arabia and attempts by Qatar to politicize Hajj In an interview with...
Oman secures $3.55 billion loan from Chinese banks

Oman secures $3.55 billion loan from Chinese banks

• Sino-Omani relations deepen with USD 3.55 billion loan for the Sultanate • Doha-Muscat ties grow as Oman remains neutral in GCC crisis August 3 Oman secures USD 3.55 billion loan from Chinese banks A group of Chinese financial institutions will lend Oman USD 3.55...
Qatar Airways drops plans to buy stake in American Airlines

Qatar Airways drops plans to buy stake in American Airlines

• Defying Sunni Arab neighbors, Qatar restores full diplomatic relations with Iran • Information and narrative wars between Doha and other Arab capitals continue as crisis prolongs • Qatar Airways ends plans to purchase a stake in American Airlines • Al-Jazeera...
UAE articulates strong stance against Qatar

UAE articulates strong stance against Qatar

• Emirati ambassador to the U.S. articulates UAE’s strong stance against Qatar • Russia’s top diplomat travels to the Emirates for talks on Qatar crisis • Abu Dhabi condemns the North Korean regime August 2 UAE ambassador to Washington comments on secularism that...