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France’s Macron says external powers must stop interfering in Lebanon

France’s Macron says external powers must stop interfering in Lebanon

Published 08/12/2017

French President Emmanuel Macron speaks during a news conference in Doha, Qatar December 7, 2017. REUTERS/Naseem ZeitoonPARIS (Reuters) - French President Emmanuel Macron called on [more…]

Efforts to hurt Qatar’s riyal may backfire on region, central banker says

Efforts to hurt Qatar’s riyal may backfire on region, central banker says

Published 27/11/2017

DUBAI (Reuters) - Some Arab states are trying to destabilize Qatar’s riyal but efforts to drive down its value could backfire by hurting other dollar-linked [more…]

Motor racing: China extends F1 deal for three more years

Motor racing: China extends F1 deal for three more years

Published 29/09/2017

China will continue to host a Formula One Grand Prix in Shanghai for at least three more years, F1 said on Friday. [more…]

Commercial Bank of Qatar looks to Asian funding amid Arab boycott

Commercial Bank of Qatar looks to Asian funding amid Arab boycott

Published 25/09/2017

Qatar's third-largest lender, Commercial Bank of Qatar (CBQ), is considering borrowing money on the Taiwanese bond market, its group chief executive told Reuters, as a crisis in the region makes it harder to raise funds. [more…]

Oil weakens on fears Irma could dent U.S. demand

Oil weakens on fears Irma could dent U.S. demand

Published 11/09/2017

Oil prices edged lower on Monday on concerns that Hurricane Irma's pounding of heavily populated areas of Florida could dent oil demand in the world's top oil consuming nation. [more…]

Oil edges up as Saudis discuss extending supply cut

Oil edges up as Saudis discuss extending supply cut

Published 11/09/2017

Oil prices edged up on Monday after the Saudi oil minister discussed possibly extending a pact to cut global oil supplies beyond March 2018 with his Venezuelan and Kazakh counterparts. [more…]

Trump says will discuss military issues, Qatar with Kuwait`s emir

Trump says will discuss military issues, Qatar with Kuwait`s emir

Published 07/09/2017

U.S. President Donald Trump said he would discuss trade and military issues with the emir of Kuwait at the White House on Thursday, as well as tensions over Qatar. [more…]

Saudi plane for Qatari pilgrims waits on Doha for landing rights: airline

Saudi plane for Qatari pilgrims waits on Doha for landing rights: airline

Published 21/08/2017

Saudi Arabia's state carrier said on Sunday it had been unable to send planes to transport Qatari pilgrims to the kingdom because it had been unable to get permission to land at Doha airport amid a diplomatic dispute between the two countries. [more…]

Qatar to build World Cup stadium shaped like Arabian cap

Qatar to build World Cup stadium shaped like Arabian cap

Published 20/08/2017

Qatar will build a stadium shaped like an Arabian skull cap for the 2022 World Cup, organizers said on Sunday, as the Gulf state moves ahead with preparations for the tournament despite a diplomatic rift with its neighbors. [more…]

Exclusive: Arab bloc won`t discriminate against U.S. firms in Qatar rift – sources

Exclusive: Arab bloc won`t discriminate against U.S. firms in Qatar rift – sources

Published 13/08/2017

Four Arab countries that imposed sanctions on Qatar have told the United States that U.S. companies doing business with them would not be punished for also working with Doha, four sources with knowledge of the matter said. [more…]