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Qatar’s cenbank asks for FX data as capital outflows pressure riyal – Qatari bonds extend losses after S&P downgrade, CDS rises

DUBAI/DOHA, June 8, (RTRS): Qatar’s central bank has asked commercial banks to provide it with detailed information on foreign exchange trading, banking sources told Reuters on Thursday as Doha’s diplomatic rift with other Gulf states put its currency under pressure. The riyal hit an 11-year low of 3.6530 to the …

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QATAR REJECTS INTERFERENCE AS CRISIS GROWS – Kuwait, US work to end Gulf row

DUBAI, June 8, (Agencies): Efforts to resolve a diplomatic dispute pitting Saudi Arabia and its allies against Qatar intensified Thursday, after Washington offered to mediate the biggest crisis to grip the Gulf in years. As His Highness Kuwait’s Amir shuttled between Gulf capitals for talks, US President Donald Trump offered …

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Qatar the architect of its own isolation

THIS is one of the saddest days since the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) was formed. I never imagined that a brotherly country, a neighbour with which we in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) share ties of blood, would act against us behind the curtain by supporting terrorist groups threatening us …

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‘Vital to exert necessary efforts to solve tiff between Qatar, GCC states’

Decision will not greatly hit oil, gas prices: Dr Emad KUWAIT CITY, June 7: Former member of the Supreme Petroleum Council Dr Emad Al-Etaiqi stressed the importance of exerting necessary efforts to solve the dispute between Qatar and a number of Gulf countries in order to avoid the political and …

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His Highness the Amir hold talks with Qatari counterpart

KUWAIT, June 7 (KUNA)His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah held talks with his Qatari counterpart Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani in Doha on Wednesday. The talks focused on the outcomes of the visits of His Highness the Amir of Kuwait to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia …

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Amir pursues mediation

UAE threatens sympathisers with jail KUWAIT CITY, June 7, (Agencies): HH the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah continued with commendable efforts to resolve the conflict between Saudi Arabia, UAE, Bahrain and Egypt with Qatar. The Amir Wednesday held talks with Vice-President of the United Arab Emirates Sheikh Mohammed Bin …

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TURKEY APPROVES TROOP DEPLOYMENT TO QATAR

Turkey brought forward troop deployment to Qatar on Wednesday and pledged to provide crucial food and water supplies to the Gulf Arab country facing a worsening rift with its powerful Middle Eastern neighbours. Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan has said isolating Qatar would not resolve any problems. Erdogan, who has long …

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FBI SEES RUSSIANS BEHIND QATAR HACK

US intelligence officials believe Russian hackers planted a false news story that led Saudi Arabia and several allies to sever relations with Qatar, prompting a diplomatic crisis, CNN reported Tuesday. FBI experts visited Qatar in late May to analyze an alleged cyber breach that saw the hackers place the fake …

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Port bans choke Qatar’s commodity trade as gas supply worries grow – Impact on global gas market unknown as tests approach

SINGAPORE/LONDON, June 6, (RTRS): A campaign by leading Arab powers to isolate Qatar is disrupting trade in commodities from crude oil to metals and food, and deepening fears of a possible shock to the global gas market, where the tiny Gulf state is a major player. Just a day after …

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O Qatar … stubbornness does not pay

DESPITE all the past passive experiences with the State of Qatar and cessations of its relations with some GCC countries, they still greatly cared for Qatar. This is because Qatar, at the end of it all, is one of the GCC pillars, and the builders are not keen about weakening …

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