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World, Middle east, 05 Jun 2017

Saudi-Qatar dispute: Emirates’ flights connecting Doha suspended

Emirates said, the last flight from Dubai-Doha will leave at 2:30 am on June 6 while the last flight in the other direction is at 3:50 am.

05 Jun 2017 6:15 PM

Luxury hotel in UAE hires 8 cats to help staff keep stress at bay

The hotel authorities said, felines were recruited as part of their ‘office cat’ policy to let employees unwind, increase productivity.

05 Jun 2017 5:27 PM

Qatar Airways suspends all flights to Saudi Arabia following diplomatic crisis

Several airlines from Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, the UAE and Egypt earlier announced they would no longer fly to Qatar.

05 Jun 2017 3:51 PM

Saudi Arabia coalition suspends Qatar troops involvement in ongoing war in Yemen

Qatar is home to the sprawling al-Udeid Air Base, which is home to the US military's Central Command and some 10,000 American troops.

05 Jun 2017 2:13 PM

Qatar condemns Gulf nations' ‘unjustified’ decision to cut ties

The Qatari foreign ministry said that the measures were based on false and baseless claims.

05 Jun 2017 1:57 PM


Etihad to suspend flights to Qatar amid Gulf diplomatic rift

The airline is providing a full refund on unused tickets and free rebooking to nearest alternate Etihad Airways destinations to customers.

05 Jun 2017 12:20 PM

Gulf crisis: Saudi, Bahrain, Egypt, UAE sever ties with Qatar citing terrorism

Saudi Arabia cut all land air and sea contacts with Qatar ‘and urges all brotherly countries and companies to do the same.’

05 Jun 2017 9:27 AM

Prez Assad says India is welcome to play economic role in Syria’s restoration

He said India and Syria could learn from each other and work towards building a ‘genuine coalition’ against terrorism.

05 Jun 2017 8:43 AM