Category: blockade

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Qatar seeks global arbitration to atomize blockade

Qatar has begun seeking international arbitration in an attempt to end the blockade imposed by three of its Gulf neighbours and Egypt. Foreign ministry spokesperson Lulwa Al Khater announced the moves on Wednesday, days after a UN investigation said the blockade was negatively impacting the people of the region. “We have already begun moving internationally to seek…

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Qatar: UN affirm proof Saudi-led blockade illegal

A blockade against Qatar by several fellow members of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) is arbitrary and negatively impacting the people of the region, according to a new UN investigation. Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Bahrain, as well as Egypt, cut diplomatic, trade and travel ties with Qatar in June last year,…