Iran: Our ties with Qatar moving on the right course

Doha, Qatar. (Reuters) May 15, 2018 Iran’s Minister of Industries and Mines ‎Mohammad Shariatmadari stressed on Monday that his country’s ties with Qatar are “moving on the right course.” Economic ties between them are progressing on the right path, he said upon his arrival in Doha, reported the Fars news agency. Efforts should [...]

By |May 15th, 2018|Qatar|

US calls on Qatar to cut Iran militia support

The Quds Force commander Major General, Qassem Suleimani (C), attending a meeting of Revolutionary Guard's commanders in Tehran. (AFP) May 14, 2018 The Trump administration has called on Qatar to cut support for pro-Iranian militias in the region, according to a British newspaper. The request comes after a number of e-mails were disclosed [...]

By |May 14th, 2018|North America, Qatar, USA|

Iran, Qatar hold sixth joint economic committee meeting in Doha

A map of Qatar is seen in this picture illustration June 5, 2017. (REUTERS) May 14, 2018 An Iranian delegation of 70 experts and businessmen from the private and public sectors by the country’s deputy minister of industry, mines and trade landed in Doha for a two-day meeting. The delegations lead by Mohammed [...]

By |May 14th, 2018|Qatar|

Leaked messages confirm Qatar paid billions for extremist Shi’ite militias

Buildings are seen on a coast line in Doha, Qatar. (Reuters) April 29, 2018 Leaked text documents and messages confirmed that Qatar paid over a billion dollars to extremist Shi’ite militias in Syria and Iraq, said a Washington Post report on Saturday. "The Syrians, ‘Hezbollah’-Lebanon, the Iraqi Hezbollah-- all want money, and this [...]

By |April 29th, 2018|Qatar|

The tangled web of Qatar’s missing falconers, $360 million in cash and Iran’s scheming commander

A bird in the hand. A Qatari man prepares his falcon to participate in a contest at the Qatar International Falcons and Hunting Festival at Sealine desert, in 2016. (Reuters) March 25, 2018 The bizarre story behind the forced evacuation of four towns in Syria came to light in a March 18 article [...]

By |March 25th, 2018|Iraq, Qatar, Syria|

Saudi minister says top threat challenging Kingdom is Iran, not Qatar

Foreign Affairs State Minister Dr. Nizar Madani visits the Saudi embassy in Cairo. (SPA) By Sawsan Abu Hussein February 24, 2018 Saudi Foreign Affairs State Minister Dr. Nizar Madani openly slammed Iran as the prime threat and challenge facing his country's foreign policy, downplaying the diplomatic crisis with Qatar. "We are not busy with [...]

By |February 24th, 2018|Qatar, Saudi Arabia|

Houthis attempt to control Yemeni economy through cooperating with Iran, Qatar

Supporters of the Shiite Houthi movement take part in a demonstration in Yemen's capital Sanaa. (AFP) By Saeed Al Abyadh February 24, 2018 The year 2003 was a milestone in the march of coup Iran-driven Houthi militias. In that year, the Iranian ambassador to Yemen repeatedly visited the governorate of Sa'ada and met with [...]

By |February 24th, 2018|Qatar, Yemen|

Qatar rejects evidence related to Iran’s involvement in destabilizing the region

The state openly rejected several pieces of evidence simply because they were presented by the boycotting countries. (Shutterstock) February 4, 2018 Qatar has rejected the evidence presented against Iran by Saudi Arabia, the UAE and Bahrain which proves its involvement in activities aimed at destabilizing the region. The state openly rejected several pieces [...]

By |February 4th, 2018|Middle East, Qatar|

Iran’s relationship with Qatar could be crumbling

Qatar has sought to enjoy the benefits of maintaining a membership in the GCC and close relations with Iran. Now those efforts are working against the Middle East nation. (Getty) By Romany Shaker February 2, 2018 Tensions between the Gulf states and Qatar developed into an outright feud last June as a result of [...]

By |February 2nd, 2018|Middle East, Qatar|

Qatar, Iran officials discuss tourism cooperation in Kish island

The Qatari delegation toured Kish airport to check its infrastructure and conditions in order to possibly send Qatar Airways flights. (Reuters) January 9, 2018 Delegations representing Iran and Qatar met in the Iranian island of Kish to discuss ways to boost tourism cooperation between the two countries. The meetings were attended by a [...]

By |January 9th, 2018|Qatar|