Qatari diplomat a leading candidate to head UNESCO

Diplomat from Qatar is the leading contender to head UN's cultural agency.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/11/2017, 6:43 AM

'Israeli soldiers' bodies are not bargaining chips'

American Jewish protesters demand Qatar pressure Hamas to return bodies of slain IDF soldiers to Israel.David Rosenberg, 9/28/2017, 10:47 PM

Questions and answers: The Emirate Plan

Dr. Mordechai Kedar, 9/19/2017, 11:55 PM

Qatar's Emir meets Erdogan

Qatar Emir holds talks with Turkish President amid continued diplomatic crisis with Saudi Arabia.Ben Ariel, 9/15/2017, 6:37 AM

Saudi Arabia vows to keep pressuring Qatar

Saudi Foreign Minister says his country will keep pressuring Qatar until it meets its demands.Ben Ariel, 9/11/2017, 5:35 AM

Trump urges unity in Middle East

U.S. President speaks with emir of Qatar, stresses the importance of unity in fighting terrorism.Ben Ariel, Canada, 9/8/2017, 10:29 PM

Trump calls for diplomatic resolution to Qatar crisis

Trump speaks with Saudi King, urges diplomatic resolution to the crisis between Qatar and other Arab states.Elad Benari, 8/31/2017, 6:05 AM

Qatar to return its ambassador to Iran

Amid row with its neighbors, Qatar announces it will return its ambassador to Tehran, more than 20 months after he was recalled.Ben Ariel, 8/24/2017, 4:38 AM

'A declaration of war on freedom of speech'

Left-wing Israeli NGO defends Arabic network - but Arab states back up Israeli government's claims network promotes anti-Semitism.David Rosenberg, 8/7/2017, 2:16 PM

Qatar files legal complaint against boycott

Qatar files complaint with World Trade Organization against trade boycott by four Arab countries.Ben Ariel, 8/1/2017, 6:44 AM

Arab countries ready for dialogue with Qatar

Bahrain's foreign minister says four countries boycotting Qatar are ready for dialogue, if it agrees to certain demands.Ben Ariel, 7/31/2017, 6:45 AM

Arab countries add to Qatar-related blacklist

Saudi Arabia, Egypt, the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain add nine entities and nine individuals to blacklist over alleged links to Qatar.Elad Benari, 7/25/2017, 5:13 AM

Qatar: UAE hacked our news agency

Qatar says Washington Post report proves the United Arab Emirates was involved in hack of Qatar's state news agency.Ben Ariel, 7/18/2017, 5:14 AM

Report: Hamas asked Algeria to take in its leaders

Hamas reportedly asks Algeria to take in some of its leaders who were forced to leave Qatar.Elad Benari, 7/18/2017, 4:45 AM

Report: UAE responsible for hacking Qatari media

U.S. intelligence officials say the United Arab Emirates orchestrated the hacking of Qatari government news and social media sites.Elad Benari, 7/17/2017, 4:37 AM

UAE accuses Al Jazeera of anti-Semitism

UAE official responds to UN critique of demand to close Qatari news station by saying station incites hate, racism, and anti-SemitismAFP, 7/12/2017, 8:12 PM

U.S., Qatar sign agreement on fighting terror

United States and Qatar reach agreement on combating terror funding. Four Arab states that cut ties with Qatar: It's not enough.Elad Benari, 7/12/2017, 4:13 AM

Qatar vows to continue to support Hamas

Qatar defies pressure from Saudi Arabia and the Gulf states, says it will continue to fund projects for Hamas terrorist group.AFP, 7/11/2017, 7:46 PM

Qatar and the Saudis – getting ready for the next round

The demands have been retracted, but reconciliation is not at hand.Dr. Mordechai Kedar, 7/7/2017, 6:45 AM

Countries boycotting Qatar rescind their demands

Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Egypt, and Bahrain rescind their 13 demands of Qatar, vow more measures against it.Elad Benari, 7/7/2017, 4:13 AM

Erdogan: The demands placed on Qatar are unacceptable

Turkish President reaffirms support for Qatar, rejects demands made by the countries that cut ties with it.Ben Ariel, 7/6/2017, 4:12 AM

Qatar responds to Gulf states' demands

Qatar responds to list of demands from countries that severed ties with it.Ben Ariel, 7/4/2017, 5:38 AM

Saudi Arabia and four allies extend deadline for Qatar

Saudi Arabia, UAE, Bahrain and Egypt give Qatar 48 more hours to comply with their demands.Elad Benari, 7/3/2017, 3:06 AM

Qatar bans showings of 'Wonder Woman'

Qatar becomes third Muslim country to ban hit summer blockbuster over star actress' Israeli identity.JTA, 7/3/2017, 2:16 AM

Senator blocks arms sales to Gulf States

Bob Corker announces he will block arms sales to Gulf states over crisis with Qatar.Elad Benari, 6/27/2017, 4:39 AM

Rouhani blasts blockade on Qatar

Iranian President says his country wants to bolster ties with Qatar, criticizes Saudi-led blockade of the emirate.Ben Ariel, 6/26/2017, 5:05 AM

Report: Trump considering peace summit between Arab countries

US President reportedly considering 'Camp David-style' summit between Sunni Arab states and Qatar after their break in diplomatic ties.Tal Polon, 6/25/2017, 8:14 AM

Sunni states present demands to Qatar

13 point list of demands includes end of funding for terrorist groups, end of relations with Iran, and closing of Al Jazeera.Gary Willig, 6/23/2017, 10:48 AM

Qatar: Neighboring countries hacked our news agency

Qatar accuses countries that cut ties with it of being behind cyber attack on Doha's state media.Ben Ariel, 6/21/2017, 4:33 AM

Qatari FM: Willing to talk with Gulf states, but...

Qatari Foreign Minister says his country is ready to engage with Gulf states, but they must reverse their sanctions.Elad Benari, 6/20/2017, 6:07 AM

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