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August 12, 2017 12:18 PM The Latest: Pilot ejects as US fighter jet crash lands

The U.S. Navy says an F-18 fighter jet has crash landed at Bahrain International Airport and the pilot ejected from the aircraft after it "departed the runway." Cmdr. Bill Urban, a spokesman for the U.S. Navy's 5th Fleet, said in a statement the pilot wasn't hurt in the crash landing Saturday on the island nation. Urban says the F-18 took off from the USS Nimitz 69

August 12, 2017 11:56 AM Fighter jet crash lands at Bahrain airport

A fighter jet has crash landed at Bahrain International Airport, disrupting flights to and from the island nation. Social media pictures of the crash showed the grey fighter jet's nose tipped into the air but largely intact. Airport officials did not respond to requests for comment Saturday. Flights to and from Bahrain were disrupted after the crash 65

August 9, 2017 12:21 PM Qatar scraps visit visa requirements for 80 nationalities

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates – Qatar is scrapping visa requirements for visitors from 80 countries as it weathers a boycott by four Arab states and gears up to host the World Cup in 2022. Under the new policy announced by Qatar Airways and authorities on Wednesday, citizens of 33 mostly European countries can enter without a visa for 90 days in single 51

August 7, 2017 8:25 AM Turkish troops hold exercises in Qatar

DOHA (Reuters) - Qatar held joint military exercises with Turkish troops on Monday, Qatari media reported, showcasing their strategic alliance two months into a boycott by Arab neighbors which accuse Doha of supporting terrorism. The manoeuvres are aimed at preparing Qatar's armed forces to defend "vital economic, strategic and infrastructure facilities 85

August 6, 2017 8:14 PM Israel the Latest Middle Eastern Nation to Ban Qatar’s Al-Jazeera

JERUSALEM — Israel said Sunday it plans to ban Qatar's flagship Al-Jazeera network from operating in the country over allegations it incites violence, joining Arab nations that have shut down the broadcaster amid a separate political dispute. The news organization, in turn, said it will take legal action. Communications Minister Ayoob Kara said he plans 94

August 1, 2017 5:46 AM Qatar takes fight with boycotting Arab bloc to trade body

Qatar says it has filed a complaint with the World Trade Organization against three of the four Arab countries that are isolating it. The Gulf nation said late on Monday that it filed the grievance with the WTO's dispute settlement body alleging that Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain are violating laws and conventions related to trade 69

July 29, 2017 6:59 PM U.S. Navy Says Warning Shot Fired Near Iranian Vessels 'Safe and Professional'

(TEHRAN, Iran) — The U.S. Navy has responded to a report by Iran's official news agency that a U.S. aircraft carrier fired a warning shot during an "unprofessional" confrontation with Iranian vessels in the Persian Gulf on Friday. The Bahrain-based 5th Fleet says one of its helicopters was on a routine patrol in international airspace when it saw several 154

July 27, 2017 3:07 PM Qatar, Prepared for Saudi-Led Embargo, Weathers Standoff

Tiny emirate was ready for confrontation after similar 2014 spat; it has even built housing for airlifted cows DOHA, Qatar—If Qatar is withstanding a far-reaching embargo by Saudi-led Arab nations, it’s because the tiny emirate has drawn the right lessons from its previous neighborhood squabble. Back in 2014, Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain 28

July 27, 2017 11:58 AM Qatar fined for breaching rules against political statements

ZURICH -- FIFA has fined Qatar's football federation after national team players breached rules against political statements by displaying T-shirts of the country's Emir at a World Cup qualifier. FIFA says its disciplinary panel imposed a 50,000 Swiss francs ($51,800) fine and reprimanded Qatar, the 2022 World Cup host. The incident happened in Doha on June 13, amid a dispute 35

July 19, 2017 9:55 PM Turkish official urges Saudi Arabia to drop demands against Qatar

DOHA (Reuters) - A senior Turkish official in an interview broadcast on Wednesday called on Saudi Arabia to drop 13 demands it and other Arab states had made of Qatar, saying they represent an infringement on its sovereignty. Speaking in an interview with the Qatar-based Al Jazeera channel ahead of a visit next week by President Tayyip Erdogan to the Gulf, Deputy 50