Middle East

Iran

Iran goes aggressive – captures British Oil Tanker

AFP | The Stena Impero tanker "was confiscated by the Iran Revolutionary Guards at the request of Hormozgan Ports and Maritime Organisation when passing through...
Princess Haya

Princess Haya’s trial: a pattern of abuse of royal women exposed?

News Desk | An Insider in Dubai's royal family has broken his silence to tell the world how Sheikh Maktoum's multi-million pound divorce battle with...
Qatar

Reconciliation between Qatar and Jordan: A blow to the Gulf Blockade?

News Desk | Jordan in a bid to restore friendly ties with Qatar has announced the appointment of a new ambassador to the tiny Gulf...
princess

Princess Haya’s love affair, a mere rumor or a conspiracy?

News Desk | Princess Haya has recently been the subject of great scrutiny and controversy as the royal family of UAE claims that her husband,...
Qatar

The Transactional Partnership of the US and Qatar

News Desk | The recent visit of the Emir of Qatar, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, to meet President Donald J Trump in Washington...
Qatar

Qatar welcomes Sudan’s Sovereign Council

News Desk | The Qatari State has welcomed the formation of a joint sovereign council in Sudan, Qatar's Ministry of Foreign Affairs reported in a...
Gold

Pakistani cleaner finds a bag of solid Gold Bars in empty parking lot: Hands...

News Desk | Dubai authorities honored a Pakistani expat in Dubai for returning a bag of 15 kilograms of gold, worth 7 million Dirhams. Road...
bodyguard

You Lived & You Died: Princess Haya’s ‘inappropriate relations’ with bodyguard

News Desk | Dubai ruler Sheikh Muhammad bin Rashid al-Makhtoum suspected his estranged wife, Princess Haya, of having intimate relations with her British bodyguard. https://twitter.com/trtworld/status/1145920031361908736 According to...
Qatar

First senior official meeting held to strengthen EU-Qatar bilateral ties

News Desk | The senior officials of the state of Qatar and the European Union, met in Brussels on Thursday, to discuss bilateral ties between...
Iran

Iran is Master of its own: Bypasses uranium limit amid severe sanctions

AFP | Iran ignored US and EU warnings Wednesday and vowed to exceed within days the maximum uranium enrichment level it agreed to in the...
Qatar

US-Qatar to strengthen their military and economic ties

News Desk | William Grant, Chief of Mission and Chargé d’Affaires of the United States in Qatar has reaffirmed US commitments to strengthen its ties...
Dubai ruler

6th wife of Dubai ruler reportedly fled with £31m, disheartened Sheikh Rashid pens down...

News Desk | Princess Haya Bint al-Hussein, the sixth wife of Dubai ruler Sheikh Rashid Al-Makhtoum, reportedly fled to Germany with her two children. The...
Qatar

Qatar responds to threats aimed at Al Jazeera

News Desk | Ali bin Samikh Al Marri, Chairman of the National Human Rights Committee of Qatar (NHRC), on Monday has commented that the Committee...
world war

How World War 3 is inevitable

Abdul Rasool Syed | Polemics concerning the probable occurrence of a third world war, nowadays, form the major part of many a political and academic...
Russia

Israeli war crimes in Syria: Open Message for Russia

M K Bhadrakumar | Although G20 summit in Osaka achieved nothing and there were no breakthrough decisions, a pleasant feeling had appeared momentarily that in...
Iran

US steps up pressure: deploys F-22 fighter jets against Iran

AFP | The US has deployed F-22 stealth fighters to Qatar for the first time, its military said Friday, adding to a buildup of US...
US

US deal of the century is actually STEAL of the century

Anadolu | A Palestinian scholar working in Turkey has blasted a recent US-led conference on its Middle East peace plan as a futile exercise. The conference,...
Taliban

US-Taliban to enter Seventh Round of Talks in Doha

News Desk | The United States and Taliban are all set to enter a new round of peace talks on Saturday 29th June, as part...
Iran

There is no short war; US may take first shot but Iran will finish...

AFP | Iran's foreign minister on Thursday warned US President Donald Trump he was mistaken to think a war between their countries would be short,...
KHASHOGGI

UN report on Khashoggi: Crown Prince Salman in hot waters

Imran Jan | A six month long investigation by the UN special reporter, Agnes Callamard, on extrajudicial, summary or arbitrary executions, has resulted in compiling...
Blockade

Qatar Blockade: A Human Rights violation

News Desk | Ambassador Ali Khalfan al-Mansour, the Permanent Representative of Qatar to the United Nations Office in Geneva, stressed the significance of the Human...
Palestinian

US “Deal of the Century” a sugarcoated bribe?

AFP | In a rare show of unity, all Palestinian factions condemned the conference in Bahrain before it started and the event received relatively little...
Qatar

Qatar pledges to remain at the forefront of the Palestinian cause

News Desk | Jassim Sayar Al Maawda, the Deputy Permanent Representative of Qatar to the United Nations, has stated in the United Nations General Assembly...
Qatar

Qatar to host New round of talks between the US and Taliban

News Desk | Zalmay Khalilzad, the United State Special Representative for Afghanistan Reconciliation, in a tweet on Sunday announced new round of talks between the...
Qatar

Qatar and China partnership: Crucial for both sides

News Desk | Qatar-China Committed to a Steady Partnership Li Chen, the Chinese ambassador to Qatar has affirmed China's commitment to their longstanding bi-lateral partnership. Talking...
US

US “Deal of the Century” a cloaked attempt to liquidate Palestine?

Anadolu | Despite US pledges of billions of dollars in investment for Palestine and neighboring Arab states as part of a proposed Middle East peace...
Iran

US vs Iran: Doors of diplomacy have been closed

Anadolu | Iran said Tuesday US sanctions on Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei shut "the doors of diplomacy" between Tehran and Washington, according to the...
allies

Middle Eastern allies to step up Iran surveillance: US

AFP | US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Monday encouraged Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates to do more to ensure maritime surveillance...
Qatar

Qatar to collaborate with Chevron Phillips to build Region’s top Ethylene plant

News Desk | Saad Sherida Al-Kaabi, Qatar Petroleum (QP) Chief Executive Officer, on Monday made the announcement in Doha that QP has joined hands with...
Qatar

Qatar-Pak economic partnership to reach $9 billion

News Desk | Qatar-Pakistan economic partnership has reached $9 billion following a renewed investment of $3 billion, stated the Foreign Minister of Qatar, Mohammed bin...

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