Free Press Journal
  • Saudi Arabia to discuss Qatar crisis with allies

    Cairo: Saudi Arabia and Arab allies that have cut ties with Qatar will hold talks in Egypt today on the Gulf diplomatic crisis, after Doha said their demands were impossible to meet. The four Arab nations, which also include the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain and Egypt, accuse Qatar of supporting extremism, a charge which it denies. They gave the isolated emirate an extra 48 hours to meet their ultimatum after an initial 10-day deadline

  • Trump calls King Salman on Qatar crisis, asks for Gulf unity

    Washington: US President Donald Trump spoke to Saudi Arabia’s King Salman and called for a united Gulf Cooperation Council to fight terrorism and promote stability in the region, amid deepening diplomatic crisis in Qatar. Both the leaders discussed ways to prevent terror financing and eliminate extremism by any country in region, the White House said yesterday.