Monday, 18 January 2021

Tag Archives: United Arab Emirates

UAE says Qatar fighter jets intercept flights, Doha denies

DUBAI: The United Arab Emirates on Monday claimed that Qatari fighter jets intercepted two of its commercial airliners in international airspace on the way to Bahrain, allegations denied by Qatar. The UAE’s two major airlines declined to comment. The claim could further escalate tensions between Qatar and the four Arab ...

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Qatar is ‘undermining’ GCC allies: UAE

LONDON: The United Arab Emirates warned Qatar it could not belong to the Gulf Cooperation Council if it undermined regional security, calling for a “change of behaviour” but not “regime change”. Anwar Gargash, the UAE state minister for foreign affairs, also denied a Washington Post report saying that his country ...

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Saudi, Egypt, Bahrain and UAE cut relations with Qatar

LONDON: Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Egypt, Bahrain, Yemen and Libya’s General Khalifa Haftar all cut off diplomatic contact with Qatar on Monday morning, after officially accusing the Gulf state of “sponsoring terrorism”. In what appears to be a coordinated move, foreign office officials claimed Qatar was responsible for supporting the ...

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