United States lawmakers are demanding that the Trump administration gets tougher with Qatar about combating terrorism financing.
Qatar: The 2022 World Cup has become mired in controversy over allegations of bribery, and it's a cloud that won't dissipate any time soon.
Qatar: Scrapping visa requirements for visitors from 80 countries as it weathers a boycott by four Arab states and gears up to host the 2022 World Cup.
The United States and Qatar signed a memo of understanding Tuesday on steps the tiny Persian Gulf nation will take to stop the funding of terrorism.
The Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman said Monday that he would "withhold consent" from all U.S. arms sales to Persian Gulf countries until the ongoing dispute between Saudi Arabia and Qatar is resolved.
A top UAE official said the Arab countries isolating Qatar do not seek to force out the country's leadership over allegations it supports extremist ideology but are willing to cut ties altogether if it does not agree to their demands.
Despite being shunned by U.S. President Donald Trump and its Gulf neighbors, Qatar has just signed a massive new arms deal with Washington.
Tensions flared after the Qatar News Agency posted controversial statements May 23, allegedly made by the young Qatari emir, Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad al-Thani.
Who really knows what’s behind the decision by Saudi Arabia, the UAE and Bahrain to cut diplomatic relations with Qatar, but it would not be far-fetched to suggest these countries and Egypt, Libya and the Maldives, are weaponizing aviation by closing the airspace.