Human Rights Watch censures Arab states for closing Qatar Media

Speaking sympatheticallyof Qatar or critically of government Qatar policy considered offense, punishable by prison terms.Mordechai Sones, 6/14/2017, 2:44 PM

UAE expels Somali from Ramadan competition

Somalia representative expelled from Quran competition and deported due to Somalia's neutrality on Gulf crisis.Mordechai Sones, 6/14/2017, 12:57 PM

US Ambassador to Qatar resigns

Move comes as Sunni Arab nations cut off diplomatic relations with Qatar over support for terrorism.Gary Willig, 6/13/2017, 8:47 PM

Qatar crisis: UAE accused of bankrolling Turkey coup

Journalist close to Turkish state claims UAE spent $3bn on plot, as Turkish president calls Saudi-UAE-Bahrain blockade on Qatar 'inhumane'.Mordechai Sones, 6/13/2017, 4:14 PM

Qatar: The sanctions against us are illegal

Qatar's Foreign Minister denounces the sanctions imposed against his country by Saudi Arabia and its allies.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/13/2017, 6:34 AM

Bahrain to freeze accounts of Qataris

Bahrain's central bank orders local banks to freeze assets and bank accounts of blacklisted Qatar-linked individuals and entities.Elad Benari, 6/12/2017, 5:06 AM

Iran: US gave green light to terror attacks

Iran blames Saudi Arabia, US, for Tehran terror attacks.Dalit Halevi, 6/11/2017, 8:08 AM

Qatari FM: Hamas is not a terror organization

Qatari Foreign Minister insists Hamas is a legitimate movement and not a terrorist organization.Dalit Halevi, 6/11/2017, 5:37 AM

Erdogan: Qatar doesn't sponsor terrorism

Turkish President insists he has never known Qatar to support terror organizations, urges Saudi Arabia to restore ties.Ben Ariel, Canada, 6/10/2017, 2:12 AM

Trump to Qatar: Stop funding terror

President Trump says Qatar has funded terror "at a very high level."Elad Benari, Canada, 6/9/2017, 10:40 PM

Qatar – the end of the road?

Analysis: The Saudis and their Arab allies have had enough of Qatar and its media proxy al Jazeera's behavior. They intend to win this fight.Dr. Mordechai Kedar, 6/9/2017, 9:38 AM

Arab states blacklist entities associated with Qatar

Muslim Brotherhood leader Yusuf al-Qaradawi among 59 individuals blacklisted by Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Egypt and Bahrain.Elad Benari, 6/9/2017, 2:06 AM

Hamas rejects Saudi claim that it is a terror organization

Hamas and the Muslim Brotherhood blast Saudi Arabia's demand that Qatar stop sponsoring them.Dalit Halevi, 6/8/2017, 6:35 AM

Report: Jordan expels Qatari ambassador

Jordan becomes latest Sunni Arab state to reduce diplomatic ties with Qatar over conflict with Iran and ties to terrorism.Gary Willig, 6/7/2017, 6:09 PM

Did Russian hackers cause rift with Qatar?

According to US reports, Russian hackers planted disinformation in Qatar state news agency, leading to crisis between Arab world and Qatar.Mordechai Sones, 6/7/2017, 10:29 AM

Do strained ties with Qatar mean a blow for Hamas?

Several Middle East experts believe if Qatar forced to sever ties with Hamas, terror organization my face collapse.Chana Roberts, 6/7/2017, 7:27 AM

Did Russian 'fake news' cause Gulf crisis?

American officials believe Russian hackers breached Qatar's state news agency, contributing to crisis among Gulf states.Elad Benari, 6/7/2017, 4:37 AM

Jordan downgrades ties with Qatar

Jordan follows other Middle East countries, reduces diplomatic representation with Qatar and revokes Al-Jazeera's license.Elad Benari, 6/7/2017, 12:13 AM

Kuwait calls on Qatar to exercise 'self-restraint'

Kuwait's ruler aims to ease tensions between Qatar and other regional nations.Elad Benari, 6/6/2017, 5:13 AM

What is the goal of the Arab countries struggle against Qatar?

Watch the main stories from Israel and around the world on Channel 2 NewsArutz Sheva staff, 6/5/2017, 10:57 PM

'Israel has dealt with stabbings like the London attack'

Former Shiloh Mayor David Rubin on what England may learn from Israel about stabbing attacks and why Muslim countries are cutting with QatarMordechai Sones, 6/5/2017, 10:30 PM

'Relations can be improved - regardless of the Palestinians'

Defense Min. says attempts to renew political talks with PA should not be linked to desire to strengthen ties with Arab states.Mordechai Sones, 6/5/2017, 6:34 PM

Saudi Arabia closes Al Jazeera offices

Move comes after 5 Sunni Arab States cut off diplomatic relations with Qatar over its support for terrorism.Gary Willig, 6/5/2017, 6:27 PM

A fissure in the Arab world

Sunni Arab countries say Qatar supports terror, break ties.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/5/2017, 4:02 PM

Qatar to expel Hamas terrorists

'External pressures' force Qatar to expel Hamas leaders living in its territory.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/3/2017, 11:14 PM

Rift between Saudi Arabia and Qatar to widen?

Saudi Arabia continues blocking Qatari news site, slams refusal to isolate Iran; Iran warns Saudi Arabian government 'will be annihilated.'Guy Cohen, 5/29/2017, 2:24 PM

Several Arab countries block Al-Jazeera website

Website of Qatari-owned television network blocked in Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates and Egypt.Elad Benari, 5/25/2017, 3:06 AM

Qatari Emir said relations with Israel are good - or did he?

Arab media quotes Qatari Emir as saying his country’s relations with Israel are “good”. Qatar says quotes fabricated.Elad Benari, 5/24/2017, 4:05 AM

Qatar pays for Gaza's electricity

Emir of Qatar orders a payment of $12 million to solve the constant electricity blackouts in Gaza.Ben Ariel, 1/16/2017, 4:06 AM

Reports: Qatar to mediate exchange deal between Israel and Hamas

Report claims Israel offered to release 60 terrorists in exchange for soldiers' bodies.Chana Roberts, 1/11/2017, 12:05 PM

Qatari minister: Gaza could turn into 'launching pad' for ISIS

Qatar's foreign minister warns that Israel's naval blockade could turn Gaza into an easy launching pad for ISIS recruiters.Elad Benari, 11/28/2016, 5:14 AM

Report: Former MK turned spy to speak in Washington

Washington Free Beacon reports that Azmi Bishara, who passed information to Hezbollah, is slated to speak next week in Washington, D.C.Ben Ariel, 10/10/2016, 5:46 AM

Former Egyptian foreign minister confirmed as Arab League chief

Despite Qatar's efforts to delay the appointment, Ahmed Abul Gheit named as the Arab League's new secretary general.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/11/2016, 1:13 AM

Anti-Hamas Egyptian delayed from leading Arab League

Qatar delays appointment of Egyptian as head of Arab League over his 'hostile positions.' Diplomat previously blamed Hamas for war.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/10/2016, 8:29 PM

Watch: Tiger takes a stroll on Doha highway

Stunned motorists catch huge tiger's getaway on film in the Qatari capital.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/9/2016, 2:53 PM

Qatar provides homes for displaced Gazans

Qatar provides more than 1,000 apartments to residents of Gaza whose homes were destroyed in 2014 war, and says more housing is on the way.Ben Ariel, 1/17/2016, 5:29 AM

Western relativists sell Western culture to Qatar

Even Kafka couldn't imagine an Ivy League university professor teaching communications in the deserts of an Arab dictatorship. Giulio Meotti, 12/15/2015, 7:19 AM

Qatari minister says Israel is 'offending 1.5 billion Muslims'

Qatar’s Foreign Minister rules out cooperation with Israel, says it offends Muslims with its actions on the Temple Mount.Elad Benari, 10/29/2015, 6:14 AM

Qatar to Build Gas Pipeline to Gaza

A long-rumored gas pipline to Gaza got a go-ahead Thursday, as Qatar announced it would develop the project.Yaakov Levi, 9/10/2015, 2:32 PM

Israel Denies Ceasefire Talks with Hamas

If someone is negotiating with Hamas in Qatar, Prime Minister Netanyahu hasn't authorized it, senior official asserts.Cynthia Blank, 8/17/2015, 8:16 PM

Qatari Foreign Minister Blasts 'Israeli Occupation'

Qatar’s Foreign Minister tells John Kerry the Middle East is suffering from "Israeli occupation".Elad Benari, 8/4/2015, 6:12 AM

Kerry Arrives in Qatar to Discuss Iran Deal

Secretary of State John Kerry arrives in Qatar to speak with Arab officials wary of the deal with Iran.Elad Benari, 8/3/2015, 5:43 AM

Report: Tennessee Shooter Spent Time in Qatar

Mohammod Youssuf Abdulazeez was in Qatar at least once during a 2014 trip to the Middle East, officials say.Ben Ariel, 7/21/2015, 3:46 AM

Israeli NGO Urges FC Barcelona to Boycott Qatar over Hamas Ties

Shurat HaDin writes to current Barcelona soccer team leader demanding end to support for Qatar, which hosts Hamas leaders.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/13/2015, 4:31 PM

Qatar Backs Rajoub to Replace Abbas

Research on Arabic media reveals Qatar is taking a more active role in fomenting tension within Israel using an unusual weapon - soccer.Ari Yashar, 6/11/2015, 8:17 PM

Whistleblower: Qatar Set to Lose 2022 World Cup

According to a whistleblower who is working with the FBI, Qatar is likely to have its 2022 World Cup bid canceled after all.Moshe Cohen, 6/7/2015, 5:12 PM

Blockade? Qatar Says it Sends Building Materials to Gaza Freely

Despite terror tunnel construction, Israel is authorizing all Qatar funded projects according to an official in charge of reconstruction.Chaim Lev, Ari Yashar, 5/30/2015, 11:29 PM

Report: Israelis Banned from Buying French Soccer Tickets

Israelis have apparently been banned from buying tickets to see the Paris St. Germain soccer team in action.Moshe Cohen, 4/26/2015, 10:56 PM

Haniyeh Reveals Israel Offering a Gas Pipeline to Gaza

Hamas head says Qatar-funded project will see Israel give gas to Gaza power plant - even as he reveals 'camouflage' policy of deception.Dalit Halevy, Ari Yashar, 3/28/2015, 9:21 PM

Israel Lets 1,000 Tons of Cement Into Gaza

Largest load of building materials since Hamas's war let in under Qatar funding, despite evidence materials used to rebuild terror tunnels.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/19/2015, 7:39 PM

Rouhani: The Pressure from Sanctions is Over

Iran begins producing more natural gas from field shared with Qatar, which President Rouhani says is proof Western sanctions didn't work.Ben Ariel, 3/18/2015, 6:46 AM

Qatar Emir Meets Erdogan in Surprise Visit to Turkey

Leaders of Turkey and Qatar, close allies who both support Syrian rebels and terror group Hamas, meet for surprise talks in Ankara.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/12/2015, 2:53 PM

Qatar to Build 1,000 Homes for Displaced Gazans

Qatar launches project to build 1,000 homes in Gaza to house locals displaced by last summer's war.Ben Ariel, 3/11/2015, 4:44 AM

'I'm Still Egypt's President', Insists Morsi as New Trial Begins

Former Egyptian president charged with leaking documents to Qatar, declares he doesn't recognize the court's authority.Ben Ariel, 2/16/2015, 5:14 AM

Hamas Backs Qatar FM's 'Courage' in Spat with Israeli Minister

Qatari FM Khalid al-Attiyah and Israeli Intelligence Minister Yuval Steinitz exchanged verbal fire at Munich Security Conference.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/9/2015, 4:08 PM

Qatar Denies Expelling Hamas Chief Khaled Mashaal

Qatar's Foreign Minister claims Hamas chief Mashaal remains in the country and that relations between Qatar and Egypt are fine.Cynthia Blank, 1/12/2015, 4:40 PM

Report: Qatar Expels Hamas Chief Khaled Mashaal

Mashaal, Muslim Brotherhood members given the boot in apparent push by Qatar to repair ties with Egypt; Hamas angrily denies.Ari Yashar, 1/6/2015, 7:18 PM