Qatar

‘Voice of reason:’ Arab tweeps welcome Qatar’s Sheikh Abdullah as possible mediator to end rift with Doha

Aisha Fareed | Arab News Staff | Published — Saturday 19 August 2017 Qatar’s Sheikh Abdullah Ali Al-Thani. (Photo courtesy: social media) JEDDAH: Following a series of high profile meetings with the Saudi leadership which resulted in King Salman ordering the easing of border restrictions and offering to cover all […]

Qatar crisis, where to?

Jul 16,2017 – JORDAN TIMES – Amer Sabaileh A few months ago when Saudi Arabia and other Gulf countries took a stand against Qatar, it was clear that the crisis is not a short-term one. The countries involved have a long history of conflict with Qatar, including recent attempts to influence their […]

Marginalising UN system

Jul 11,2017 – JORDAN TIMES – Hasan Abu Nimah The United Nations was established more than 70 years ago. Any objective assessment of its function would likely yield a poor outcome. The UN Charter was signed on June 26, 1945. The purpose of the organisation was defined in Article 1.  It […]