Saudi-led bloc 'cannot shrink list of demands on Qatar'

Top officials from main countries boycotting Qatar meet in Bahrain to reiterate demand that Doha ‘stops funding terror’.     Four Arab countries boycotting Qatar will only enter dialogue to ease the dispute if Doha agrees to certain demands, and “fights terror”, the group said on Sunday as they met…

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GCC crisis: Rex Tillerson to meet Saudi king, FM

US secretary of state will also meet with FMs of the UAE, Bahrain and Egypt in an effort to help solve Gulf dispute. Tillerson held meetings with the Qatari emir and foreign minister on Tuesday [Naseem Zeitoon/Reuters] US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is expected to meet Saudi King Salman…

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US, Qatar sign deal to combat 'terrorism financing'

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson praises Qatar’s commitment to help track down and disable sources of terror funding. Tillerson praised Qatar for committing to the effort ‘to track down and disable terror financing’ [Reuters] Qatar and the United States have signed an agreement to help combat “terrorism financing” during…

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Breaking : Rex Tillerson arrives in Qatar to discuss Gulf Crisis

US officials say the secretary of state does not expect an immediate breakthrough on his four-day trip to the Gulf. The Emir of Kuwait Sheikh Sabah Al Ahmad Al Sabah hosted a meeting with Tillerson on Monday evening.  US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has arrived in Doha for talks…

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GCC : Rex Tillerson heads to Kuwait to help resolve GCC crisis

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson’s trip marks a new level of involvement in US efforts to help end the Gulf dispute. The US state department has warned the GCC crisis could potentially drag on for week or even months [File: Kevin Lamarque/Reuters] US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is…

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Qatar-Gulf Crisis : Latest updates

The latest developments since several countries, including Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Bahrain and Egypt, cut ties with Qatar on June 5. (All times local Doha time). 08 July 2017 10:35pm – UK’s top diplomat meets Qatar’s Emir Boris Johnson, the foreign secretary of the United Kingdom, has met Qatar’s…

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Gulf crisis: Qatar FM in Kuwait to respond to demands

Response will be the focus of a meeting on Wednesday between ministers from Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Bahrain and UAE. Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al Thani has previously dismissed the list of demands [Maxim Shemetov/Reuters] Qatar’s foreign minister has arrived in Kuwait to hand over the state’s response to the list of 13…

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