Increase said to be around 50 percent, although no official statistics available; Qatari envoy al-Emadi enters Hamas-run enclave to announce new aid projects Qatar will raise its yearly aid to Gaza to $360 million, the conservative Gulf monarchy’s government announced on Sunday. “This grant…will be used to pay employees’ salaries, provide financial aid to needy
Egypt and Qatar have agreed to resume diplomatic relations, the Egyptian foreign ministry said on Wednesday. The move follows an agreement between Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Bahrain and Egypt earlier this month to end their boycott of Qatar — a move taken in 2017 over allegations it supported terrorism, a charge that Doha denies.
Qatari Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al-Thani told Bloomberg that Qatar has urged Gulf Arab nations to enter a dialog with Iran and that it was the right time for Doha to broker negotiations. “This is also a desire that’s shared by other GCC (Gulf Cooperation Council) countries,” he told Bloomberg TV in an interview. The
Mousa Abu Marzouk says Qatari envoy al-Emadi to return to Strip by the end of the month, states Qatari aid to poor families will be $30 million per month Senior Hamas terror group official Moussa Abu Marzouk announced on Tuesday that Qatar will continue to provide humanitarian aid to the Gaza Strip for another year.
The United States has welcomed the pledge made on Tuesday by Gulf Arab leaders to restore cooperation with Qatar in military, economic, health, counter-corruption, and cultural initiatives following Saudi Arabia’s decision to end a 3 1/2-year embargo of the tiny energy-rich country. Saudi Arabia and its three Arab allies agreed to restore full ties with Qatar at
As kingdom hosts Qatari emir at Gulf nations summit, Saudi foreign minister says agreement represents ‘turning of the page on all points of difference’ AL-ULA, Saudi Arabia — Full ties have been restored between Qatar and the four nations that severed relations with Doha in a rift that began over three years ago, Saudi Arabia’s
(December 29, 2020 / JNS) Israel’s Ambassador to the United Nations Gilad Erdan reflected on 2020 and how “Israel’s future looks brighter than ever” in his address on Sunday night at the Zionist Organization of America’s Virtual Superstar Gala. Erdan, also Israel’s incoming ambassador to the United States, received the ZOA’s Woo Kai–Sheng Lifetime Achievement Award for Outstanding Diplomacy. In his acceptance
White House adviser Jared Kushner will travel to Qatar and Saudi Arabia this week, seeking to broker more diplomatic pacts in the Middle East in the Trump administration’s final days. A person familiar with the matter confirmed the planned trip to The Hill. The Wall Street Journal first reported the trip. Kushner’s trip follows U.S.-brokered
The White House senior adviser Jared Kushner is headed to Saudi Arabia and Qatar this week for talks in a region simmering with tension after the killing of an Iranian nuclear scientist. A senior administration official said on Sunday that Kushner was to meet the Saudi crown prince, Mohammed bin Salman, in the Saudi city of Neom,