Qatar's Emir speaks to Saudi Crown Prince amid ongoing GCC dispute
Al Jazeera reports that the Qatari and Saudi leaders express willingness to start talks in phone call, but apparent protocol dispute causes hiccup. Click here to learn more!
GCC Crisis Updates: Week 14 — new ports open, one more country granted visa-free entry
In week 14 of the GCC crisis, new route options increased Qatar's trade efficiency despite the blockade. A song against Qatar was sung by Arab artists and released by a Saudi record label. Click here for more!
UAE propaganda strike against Qatar disguised as London conference
How the Qatar Global Security & Stability Conference is actually a propaganda vehicle orchestrated by the UAE government to further the Qatar opposition agenda of the blockading states. Click here to learn more.
False claims of checkpoints & protests in Qatar circulate in UAE
New developments in the GCC crisis’ media campaign against Qatar saw UAE-based broadcaster DMI – Dubai TV air false allegations of clashes with protesters and checkpoints across Qatar as a result of speculated unrest. Click here to learn more.
Dispatches from Dubai: I stand with Qatar but I'm not allowed to say it
One UAE resident speaks out on the extent and impact of the media campaign against Qatar in the second installment of our exclusive Dispatches from Dubai op-ed series. Click here to read more!
Are banks with Qatari ties being boycotted in the UAE?
A report published today in the Financial Times, states financial institutions in the UAE capital of Abu Dhabi are allegedly boycotting banks with ties to Qatar. Click here for more.
Dispatches from Dubai: What I miss most about flying Qatar Airways
As the ongoing embargo against Qatar continues by the Saudi-led bloc of nations, it isn’t only travelers in Qatar feeling the sting of re-routed flight paths and fare hikes as a result. In an editorial submission exclusive to ILQ, one Dubai-based resident and former Qatar expat, expresses what she misses most about flying with Qatar Airways since the GCC crisis began. Click here to read more!