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More sanctions in line after Qatar turns down Gulf nations' demand: reports

The four Arab states cut ties with Qatar on June 5, accusing it of backing terrorist groups and cozying up to their arch-foe Iran.

30 Jul 2017 1:16 PM

Pervez Musharraf mulled using nukes against India after 2001 attack: report

Musharraf has been living in Dubai since last year when he was allowed to leave Pakistan on pretext of medical treatment.

27 Jul 2017 4:52 PM

US Navy patrol ship fires warning shots near Iranian vessel: Official

The Iranian boat went "dead in the water" after the shots and the vessels all left the area without further incident, the official said.

25 Jul 2017 8:49 PM

Indian man dies of heart attack in Dubai before flying home

However, the man was not seen outside his room in the company's staff accommodation in Sharjah for a couple of days.

25 Jul 2017 3:55 PM

Gulf crisis: Qatar official faults 'disorganized' conduct by Arab rivals

The apparently new list of six demands includes commitments to combatting extremism and terrorism.

20 Jul 2017 3:18 PM


A look at why a Saudi woman's miniskirt sparked an outcry

The woman was eventually released without charge, but the incident and the online debate it ignited point to the tension in Saudi Arabia.

20 Jul 2017 12:53 PM

Qatar alleges UAE for breaking international law by hacking its websites

UAE has denied involvement, calling the Post report 'false' and insisting that the UAE 'had no role whatsoever' in the alleged hacking.

18 Jul 2017 11:13 AM

UAE diplomat says Qatar's standoff with Arab states could prolonge

The Arab quartet accuse Qatar of disrupting regional security by supporting Islamist opposition groups and extremists.

15 Jul 2017 3:37 PM

Amid Gulf crisis, Qatar says ready to withstand shock with USD 340 bn in reserves

'This is the credibility of our system, we have enough cash to preserve any..kind of shock,' Sheikh Abdullah Bin Saoud al-Thani said.

10 Jul 2017 9:31 AM

After Gulf airlines, US lifts laptop ban from Qatar Airways

The laptop ban, along with Trump admin’s travel ban on 6 Muslim nations, has hurt Middle Eastern airlines.

06 Jul 2017 1:00 PM


Emirates and Turkish Airlines win exemption from US laptop ban

Qatar Airways, the last of the three major Gulf long-haul carriers on the list, declined to answer questions Wednesday about the ban.

05 Jul 2017 4:54 PM

Saudi and allies say they have Qatar's response to their demands

The four countries early last month cut diplomatic ties to Qatar in large part over their allegations that it supports extremist groups.

05 Jul 2017 10:49 AM

Nearly 100 Indian sailors stranded in UAE waters: report

UAE media, citing Indian Consul General of Dubai said that the number of distress calls from Indian sailors had hit its peak this summer.

02 Jul 2017 3:26 PM

Dubai ruler Sheikh Mohammed takes to verse to urge Qatar turnabout

Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and its allies Egypt and Bahrain severed all ties with Qatar on June 5.

29 Jun 2017 2:31 PM

Saudi and allies could ask Qatar to choose between trading partners

'There are certain economic sanctions that we can take which are being considered right now', Omar Ghobash said in an interview in London.

28 Jun 2017 2:45 PM


Jasprit Bumrah rises to second spot in ICC T20I rankings

Jasprit Bumrah's role was instrumental in India reaching the finals of the tournament which they lost to Pakistan.

27 Jun 2017 5:05 PM

Arab nations don’t seek to force out Qatar’s leadership: UAE official

The four countries presented a 13-point list of demands to Qatar through mediator Kuwait on Thursday and gave it 10 days to comply.

24 Jun 2017 7:03 PM

Qataris quit Gulf states today as ‘isolation’ move comes into effect

Officials clarified there would be exceptions for mixed-nationality families in the Gulf.

19 Jun 2017 4:35 PM

Amid Gulf crisis, Qatar's Al-Jazeera Twitter account suspended

Saudi Arabia has led other Arab nations in cutting diplomatic ties to Qatar on June 5 over allegations the nation supports extremists.

17 Jun 2017 2:54 PM

Indian to return home after 24 years in Saudi Arabia

Gana Prakasam Rajamariyan came to Saudi Arabia in August 1994 to work as a farm-hand in a remote village in Hail province.

14 Jun 2017 6:57 PM