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Qatar set for long boycott

DOHA, Nov 14, (Agencies): Qatar’s Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani said on Tuesday that Arab states that had imposed sanctions on his country in June over allegations of supporting terrorism were not interested in a solution to the crisis. Speaking to members of the Gulf Arab state’s Shoura Council, …

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Qatar aims for futures trading, short-selling by end-2018

DOHA, Oct 29, (RTRS): The Qatar Stock Exchange is looking to roll out futures trading and short-selling by the end of 2018, exchange CEO Rashid Ali Al-Mansoori said, part of a bid to boost liquidity and encourage more IPOs in the next year. Qatar’s benchmark stock index has fallen about …

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Qatar warns on ‘military action’

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, Oct 29, (Agencies): Qatar’s Amir has warned against any military confrontation over the ongoing diplomatic dispute between his country and four other Arab nations, saying it would only plunge the region into chaos. Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al Thani said US President Donald Trump has offered …

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Qatar, Kuwait in Gulf crisis talks

DOHA, Oct 19, (KUNA): Qatari Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani discussed on Thursday with Kuwaiti First Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Sheikh Sabah Al-Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah the latest developments regarding the Kuwaiti mediation to resolve the Gulf crisis. Qatari News Agency (QNA) said the Qatari Amir …

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Malaysia rolls out red carpet for Qatar’s Amir

Malaysia on Monday rolled out the red carpet for Qatar’s Amir, who is on his first trip to Southeast Asia four months after a diplomatic crisis erupted between his nation and four Arab countries. Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, who arrived in Kuala Lumpur late Sunday, was given …

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‘Cup’ not up for discussion: Qatar – Rivals trade barbs

DUBAI, UAE, Oct 11, (Agencies): Qatar on Wednesday strongly criticized Emirati officials for questioning Doha’s hosting of the 2022 FIFA World Cup, saying that the tournament “is not up for discussion or negotiation” amid a diplomatic crisis engulfing the region. The back-and-forth over the games comes as four Arab nations, …

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No one in Gulf Council wants to sideline Qatar

Salem Al-Ali: We wish success for Amir’s mediation KUWAIT CITY, Sept 27: President of Kuwait National Guard His Highness Sheikh Salem Al-Ali Al-Sabah wished His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah success in his mission to heal the GCC rift and restore Qatar to its flock and natural …

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Kuwaiti firms take part in Qatar event

DOHA, Sept 23, (KUNA): Kuwaiti hunting and falconry companies took part in the First Katara International Hunting and Falcons Exhibition in Qatar. The 14 Kuwaiti companies are presenting products including hunting rifles and ammunition, camping equipment and items used in raising falcons. The event is an opportunity to promote products, …

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Qatar accuses Bahrain of abusing a routine fisheries

DOHA: Qatar accused Bahrain on Tuesday of abusing a routine fisheries enforcement case to deepen a three month diplomatic crisis between the emirate and its Gulf neighbours. “The State of Qatar condemned the statement issued by the Bahraini interior ministry on the detention of 15 Bahraini boats carrying 20 sailors, …

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Qatar to buy 24 Typhoon fighter jets from Britain

DOHA: Qatar on Sunday signed an agreement to buy 24 Typhoon fighter jets from Britain, a second major defence deal signed by Doha during its lengthening diplomatic dispute with its neighbours. Qatari defence secretary Khalid bin Mohammed al-Attiyah and his British counterpart Michael Fallon signed a “statement of intent” for …

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