Except Allah helps Uyghur Muslims

  A group of 22 nations signed a letter addressed to the president of the UN Human Rights Council and the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights calling on China to end its massive detention program in Xinjiang The signatories expressed concern about “credible reports of arbitrary detention” in Xinjiang…

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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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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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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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Saudi bloc gives Qatar 48 more hours to accept demands

Foreign ministers of nations boycotting Qatar will meet in Cairo on Wednesday to discuss their next steps. Kuwait’s emir has been mediating between Qatar and its Gulf neighbours to end the blockade [File: EPA] Saudi Arabia and three allies boycotting Qatar have agreed to a request by Kuwait to extend by 48 hours Sunday’s deadline…

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Law firm hired by Qatar to probe violations from blockade

Lalive will pursue the cases of some 2,450 citizens and foreign residents hit by the anti-Qatar measures. Barbara Bibbo Qatari officials meet with lawyers from the international law firm Lalive in Geneva [Ayache Derradji/Al Jazeera] Geneva, Switzerland – The National Human Rights Committee (NHRC) in Qatar has hired a Swiss law firm…

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