Receive up-to-the-minute news updates on the hottest topics with NewsHub. Install now.

Search results

71-80 results from 1000 for query «bahrain»

June 25, 2017 5:34 PM Iran's president condemns 'siege' of Qatar by Arab nations

TEHRAN, Iran – Iran's president Hassan Rouhani has told the Qatari Emir that the "siege of Qatar is not acceptable for us," according to the office of the presidency's website. The Sunday report quotes Rouhani as telling Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad Al Thani in a phone conversation: "Tehran will stand by Qatar's government." "Iran's air space, ground and sea will be always 48

June 25, 2017 3:51 AM Qatar Dismisses Arab Demands as Diplomatic Spat Drags On

Conditions issued to Doha included closing state broadcaster Al Jazeera, scaling back ties with Iran DUBAI—The stalemate between Qatar and its Arab neighbors showed no signs of easing Saturday after Doha described the demands it received as unrealistic, despite calls for a diplomatic solution by a top Emirati official. Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates 80

June 23, 2017 1:18 PM Saudi-led Arab states submit demands to Qatar, including shuttering of Al Jazeera

ISTANBUL — New tensions erupted Friday in a feud between Qatar and a group of Arab nations led by Saudi Arabia after the leak of an onerous list of demands to be met by Qatar, including the shuttering of the Al Jazeera news channel. Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Egypt and Bahrain severed relations with Qatar earlier this month, portraying the action 84

June 23, 2017 10:07 AM Turkey rejects Gulf Arab states’ demands over its Qatar base

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Turkey on Friday rejected a key demand by several Arab states involved in a major dispute with Qatar, saying Ankara has no plans to shut down its military base in the small Gulf country. The announcement came after Kuwait, which is mediating the dispute, sent Qatar a steep list of demands Thursday from Saudi Arabia and others 77

June 23, 2017 3:10 AM Arab Neighbors Demand Qatar Shutter Al-Jazeera and Cut Ties With Iran to End Diplomatic Row

(WASHINGTON) — Saudi Arabia and other Arab countries that have cut ties to Qatar issued a steep list of demands Thursday to end the crisis, insisting that their Persian Gulf neighbor shutter Al-Jazeera, cut back diplomatic ties to Iran and close down a Turkish military base in Qatar. In a 13-point list — presented to the Qataris by Kuwait, which is helping 69

June 21, 2017 6:35 AM Saudi King Salmon names son likely successor, boots kingdom’s counterterror chief

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia -- Saudi Arabia's King Salman on Wednesday appointed his 31-year-old son, Mohammed bin Salman, as crown prince, placing him first-in-line to the throne and removing the country's counterterrorism czar and a figure well-known to Washington from the line of succession. In a series of royal decrees carried on the state-run Saudi Press 105

June 20, 2017 7:23 PM Report: Turkish troops arrive in Qatar amid Gulf tensions

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates – Turkish troops have arrived in Qatar in a show of support for the Gulf country after Saudi Arabia and other Arab nations cut ties and imposed measures to isolate it. Qatar's state TV on Tuesday carried images of Turkish troops in Qatar's capital, Doha. The state TV broadcast did not specify how many Turkish troops had arrived 46

June 15, 2017 11:18 AM Qatar Crisis Mediators Expect Saudi, U.A.E. Proposals Soon

Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates are expected to announce what they want Qatar do to in return for ending their isolation of the tiny Gulf nation, according to a Gulf official with direct knowledge of the matter. The proposals, which may come in the next two days, would make it easier to end the dispute, the official said on condition of anonymity 51

June 12, 2017 3:45 PM The Latest: Qatar says no one can dictate its foreign policy

Qatar’s foreign minister is welcoming diplomatic efforts to calm the Gulf standoff over alleged Qatari support for Islamic extremists — but insists that no one can dictate its foreign policy. Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al Thani said Monday that Qatar is in contact with international aviation authorities and legal organizations as it tries to fight 73

June 10, 2017 12:06 AM Trump scolds Qatar as Tillerson seeks to ease crisis

WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday accused Qatar of being a "high level" sponsor of terrorism, potentially hindering the U.S. Department of State's efforts to ease heightening tensions and a blockade of the Gulf nation by Arab states and others. "The nation of Qatar unfortunately has historically been a funder of terrorism at a very high level 74