Politics

The order’s total cost amounted to $1.7 billion at list prices
16 July 04:01 PM Qatar Airways finalises 5 Boeing 777 jet purchase order
Mubasher: Qatar Airways (QA) on Monday announced finishing a purchasing order for five 777 fighters from Boeing Co. The order’s total cost amounted to $1.7 billion at list prices, according to the Qatari state-run airline’s statement. “[The deal] …
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14 July 05:58 PM Saudi Air Defense intercepts ballistic missile
Riyadh - Mubasher: The Royal Saudi Air Defense (RSADF) has intercepted a ballistic missile fired from Yemen targeting Najran on Saturday, according to the official spokesman of the coalition forces Colonel Turki Al-Maliki. The Saudi Arabian air …
Qatar seeks to raise $4 billion from banks to buy Eurofighter Typhoon combat jets
11 July 12:29 PM Qatar seeks $4bn loan for Typhoon fighter jets
Mubasher: Qatar is seeking to raise $4 billion from banks in order to finance the purchase of Eurofighter Typhoon combat jets. The Qatari government is working with financial consultants on the deal that will be backed by export credit agencies, …
Qatar Airways would launch new destinations in a bid to offset the lost routes in the blockading countries
10 July 10:38 AM Qatar Airways eyes serving 220 destinations by 2022
Mubasher: State-owned Qatar Airways (QA) announced plans to boost the number of its destinations to cover more than 220 by 2022 from the current 164. The move is shutting up mutterings in some quarters that the Qatari carrier is fumbling under …
Both parties discussed developing diplomatic relations and their mutual cooperation
9 July 01:57 PM Qatar, China ink a deal for free-visa entry for citizens
Mubasher: Qatar and China on Monday have signed a final agreement concerning the mutual exemption of entry visa for citizens of both countries. Both Sultan bin Saad Al Muraikhi, Qatari Minister of State for Foreign Affairs and his Chinese …
Since 5 June 2017, Qatar has been facing outflows of foreign customers' deposits
5 July 10:52 AM UAE does not expel Qatari citizens due to Arab rift
Mubasher: The UAE on Thursday stressed that it did not take any action towards deporting Qatari citizens and nationals living in the country following the expiry of the 14-day period referred to in the Foreign Affairs Ministry's June announcement. …
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20 June 11:55 PM Bahrain not to normalise ties with Israel
Mubasher: The Bahraini ministry of foreign affairs has denied allegations regarding relations with Israel, according to an official statement. The ministry stressed that Bahraini officials did not issue any statements in this regard and that these …
ADFD has allocated an AED 11 billion aid package to Ethiopia
17 June 11:14 AM ADFD allocates AED 11bn aid package to Ethiopia
Abu Dhabi – Mubasher: The Abu Dhabi Fund for Development (ADFD) announced that it has allocated AED 11 billion ($3 billion) in an economic aid package to Ethiopia. Both Mohammed Saif Al Suwaidi, director general of ADFD, and Teklewold Atnafu, …
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7 June 04:51 PM El-Sisi appoints Madbouly as Prime Minister
Cairo - Mubasher: The President of Egypt, Abdelfattah El-Sisi has appointed Mostafa Madbouly as the new Prime Minister, after the resignation of Sherif Ismail. Madbouly served as the Minister of Housing, Utilities and Urban Communities since March …
President Abdelfattah El-Sisi
6 June 02:39 AM El-Sisi reappoints Ismail to lead caretaker government
Cairo - Mubasher: Egyptian President Abdelfattah El-Sisi received Prime Minister Sherif Ismail on Tuesday. The PM resigned from his duties on Monday, after El-Sisi was sworn-in for a second term. The President has assigned Ismail to lead a …
The blockade resulted in banning Qatari carrier’s flights to 18 destination
5 June 12:22 PM Qatar Airways to suffer 2nd loss on Arab rift - CEO
Mubasher: Qatar Airways would suffer losses over 2018, for the second year in a row, affected by Qatar’s diplomatic crisis, CEO Akbar Al Baker, said on Tuesday. Since 5 June 2017, Qatar has been facing outflows of foreign customers' deposits after …