Qatar, a small wealthy monarchy long subject to an embargo by a quartet of influential Arab states, played a key role in ending an 11-day conflict between Israel and Hamas, with whom Doha has maintained ties despite reservations from its neighbors.
Karla Borger and Julia Sude will not comply with Qatari authorities' demands female players cover legs and arms.
Northwestern University Qatar's decision to award a research grant to an American professor who allegedly authored a racially insensitive blog post elicited outrage on social media.
Don't waste precious time pushing maximalist demands. Diplomacy is the art of the possible.
In its early stage, and especially if properly appreciated and managed, Saudi/Qatari rapprochement is a gift from the outgoing administration to the incoming one.
The Qatar-Saudi deal is a huge step in the right direction. If managed properly, will make it easier for the U.S. to do the big things without distraction.
A senior Trump administration official confirmed to Newsweek that White House senior adviser Jared Kushner "helped to negotiate the deal and was instrumental in making it happen."
This arc of transnational partnerships from Greece to India is part of an alliance that includes economic ties and geostrategic discussions about common interests and security, as well as the need for stabilization in the face of terror and extremist threats.
A number of autocratic Middle Eastern regimes funneled billions of dollars of unreported funding to U.S. universities in order to promote an atmosphere sympathetic to their efforts to demonize Israel.
The sale of F-35 all-weather stealth multirole combat aircraft to Qatar would empower the enemies of America in the Middle East.
"We will always make ourselves available to facilitate this dialogue if requested by the parties involved," Qatari ambassador to the U.S. Meshal bin Hamid Al Thani told Newsweek.
"Both Qatar and the United States recognize that a peace settlement between Israel and the Palestinians is important to the stability of the Middle East," Qatari ambassador to the U.S. Meshal bin Hamad Al Thani told Newsweek.
United States Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said the military is on track to completely withdraw all troops from Afghanistan by spring 2021.
The World Trade Organization brushed aside a Saudi attempt to lean back on national security in a content piracy dispute with Qatar. This clashes with the position of the current Administration on trade—and sovereignty.
The wealthy emirate of Qatar attempts to purchase influence all across the Republican Party.
Human rights groups have warned that poor workers in the Gulf cannot properly practise social distancing due to their poor living and working conditions.
Matthew Schrier says his lawsuit against the Qatar Islamic Bank will be the "final fight" in an ordeal that began when he was taken hostage in December 2012.
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Qatar has successfully adjusted to the dual shocks of lower oil prices and diplomatic rift. The Emirate has developed new business partnerships and trades routes. Additionally, the government has called for a national effort to reach self-sustainability in all possible sectors of the economy.
Since inception in 2012 PHCC has raised the standards for excellence in the region's healthcare sector. It has a strong heritage as a successful enterprise in the region with a proven track record of reacting to economic and market changes.
Hamad bin Jassim bin Jabor al-Thani said Iranians won't crack under American economic pressure, and will look to play the long game instead.
No other country on the planet can match our overall economic strength —without cheating, anyway. Unfortunately, some countries do cheat.
The British taxpayer will also foot a large bill for security.
"Egyptian withdrawal is a huge blow to the Arab NATO idea," one expert said. "The Arab NATO will properly die not far in the future."
"Let's start with the fact that instead of solving Middle East peace, Jared nearly put us into a war in the region," Vicky Ward, author of "Kushner, Inc.," alleged.
Rex Tillerson, Trump's former secretary of state, said Jared Kushner had harmed the U.S. by influencing his father-in-law to back Saudi Arabia in its feud with Qatar.
Anthony Zinni's decision makes him the latest four-star general to depart from the Trump administration, following close behind the December announcement of General James Mattis, who served as secretary of defense.