DUBAI (Reuters) - Kuwait's foreign minister met Qatar's ruler on Friday for talks that appeared aimed at trying to ease renewed tensions between Qatar and fellow Gulf Arabs over its policy toward Iran and regional Islamist groups.
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Qatar found itself on the defensive once again Thursday as more Arab nations blocked access to websites of its flagship Al-Jazeera news network, just days after U.S. President Donald Trump's Mideast visit positioned America squarely with Sunni Arab countries against Shiite power Iran.
New York, May 25, 2017-- Authorities in Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, and Bahrain should cease blocking access to news websites, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. Authorities in the allied kingdoms yesterday blocked access to at least eight Qatari-funded news websites, including those of regional broadcaster...
By William Maclean DUBAI (Reuters) - Qatar got into a war of words with some Gulf Arab allies on Wednesday after it said hackers had posted fake remarks by its emir against U.S. foreign policy, but their state-run media reported the comments anyway. Show More Summary
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Incendiary statements about Iran and Israel posted on Qatar's state-run news agency that authorities blamed on hackers sparked a regional dispute Wednesday, with the United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia blocking Qatari media including Al-Jazeera.
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Bahrain and Egypt on Thursday apparently joined Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates in blocking access to websites run by the pan-Arab satellite network Al-Jazeera, part of a growing regionalShow More Summary
Qatar claims official websites were hacked after reports appeared in which emir made controversial remarks about Iran and Israel Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates took the extraordinary step on Tuesday of blocking the websites...Show More Summary
DUBAI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES – FEBRUARY 02: Tiger Woods of the USA watches his tee shot on the 1st tee during the first round of the Omega Dubai Desert Classic at Emirates Golf Club on February 2, 2017 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.Show More Summary
The comments, attributed to Sheikh al-Thani, continued to be carried by media in some other Gulf Arab states.
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Bahrain police raided a town Tuesday that is home to a prominent Shiite cleric facing possible deportation, arresting 286 people in an assault in which officers fired tear gas and shotguns at protesters. At least five demonstrators were killed and others wounded.
Ivanka Trump has praised the progress of women's rights in Saudi Arabia after the country and the United Arab Emirates pledged to donate $100 million to the first World Bank's global project for women entrepreneurs.... "The need to empower and engage women transcends borders and cultures. Show More Summary
Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates have pledged $100 million to a women's business fund supported by Ivanka Trump, daughter of the president who Monday wound up a visit to Riyadh. World Bank president Jim Yong Kim announced the...Show More Summary
The World Bank announced this past weekend that Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates have pledged a combined $100 million toward a planned $1-billion fund aimed at helping female entrepreneurs around the world. The World Bank doesn’t plan on officially unveiling the specifics of the initiative until next month’s G20 summit in Hamburg, Germany. Show More Summary
Ivanka Trump has praised the progress of women’s rights in Saudi Arabia after the country and the United Arab Emirates pledged to donate $100 million to the first World Bank's global project for women entrepreneurs. Speaking in Saudi...Show More Summary
Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates have pledged a combined $100 million to the World Bank's Women Entrepreneurs Fund, a campaign that is the brainchild of Ivanka Trump. Read moremments
In a move being widely lauded, both Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates are contributing $100 million towards the World Bank’s Women Entrepreneurs Fund in honor of Ivanka Trump.
A senior United Arab Emirates official said on Sunday the re-election of moderate Iranian President Hassan Rouhani could be a chance for Tehran to reset "its troubled relations" with its neighbors. Relations between Gulf Arab states,...Show More Summary
President Donald Trump’s visit to Saudi Arabia has been fraught with controversy, from a potentially-illegal $110 billion arms deal, to his shifting rhetoric on Islam, to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates’ massive donation to Ivanka Trump’s “women’s empowerment” fund. It was already a lot for any news consumer to take in. Show More Summary
Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates are donating $100 million to a women’s empowerment fund proposed by Ivanka Trump, President Donald Trump’s elder daughter and a senior White House adviser. World Bank President Jim Yong Kim announced...Show More Summary
The United Arab Emirates is making a $2 billion investment to upgrade its arsenal.