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  • *Qatar- Gulf row threatens petrodollar repatriation. The diplomatic spat-- in which a number of Gulf states cut links with Qatar over alleged support for terrorism, which Doha denies-- comes as U.S. and European central banks are already fuelling a rise in global borrowing costs by preparing to unwind years of super-easy credit. Qatar has already battled to steady...

  • *Qatar- Gulf row threatens petrodollar repatriation. The diplomatic spat-- in which a number of Gulf states cut links with Qatar over alleged support for terrorism, which Doha denies-- comes as U.S. and European central banks are already fueling a rise in global borrowing costs by preparing to unwind years of super-easy credit. Qatar has already battled to steady...

  • *Qatar Airways wants to buy up to 10 pct stake in American. July 13- Qatar Airways said it will go ahead with plans to buy a stake in American Airlines Inc even though the U.S. carrier is ending their code-share agreement. American announced on Wednesday that it was cancelling code-share agreements with Qatar Airways and Etihad Airways as "an extension of our stance...

  • Qatar spat not impacting LNG price: GasLog

    GasLog CEO Paul Wogan says that "the Qataris have a reputation for being very reliable suppliers."

  • DUBAI, United Arab Emirates— The U.S.' s top diplomat was expected to travel back to Qatar on Thursday for more talks with the country's 37- year-old emir, a day after wrapping up discussions with the king of Saudi Arabia and other officials from Arab countries lined up against Qatar. Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Egypt and Bahrain severed relations with...

  • Airbus A380-800, manufactured by Airbus SAS and operated by Qatar Airways and Etihad Airways.

    American Airlines is ending code share agreements with Etihad Airways and Qatar Airways.

  • WASHINGTON— As the Persian Gulf crisis drags into a second month, a four-country boycott of Qatar is raising questions about whether American businesses that follow suit could unwittingly run afoul of U.S. anti-boycott laws. Qatar has been under siege since early June, when Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, the United Arab Emirates and Egypt severed ties over claims the...

  • DOHA, July 12- State-run Qatargas, the world's largest producer of liquefied natural gas, has asked its suppliers to set up local operations in Qatar in an apparent bid to shield the Gulf state from further economic sanctions threatened by its neighbours. Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, the United Arab Emirates and Egypt cut diplomatic ties and severed transport links...

  • *United Electronics down on profit-taking. DUBAI, July 12- Stock markets in the Middle East rose on Wednesday, bolstered by banking shares ahead of testimony from Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen that could offer clues on when the central bank will tighten U.S. monetary policy. Most Gulf currencies are pegged to the dollar and any monetary policy change in the...

  • Pedestrians walk past street art in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

    The Qatar standoff is going to take a toll on Dubai's economy, which was already on "thin ice," says Breakingviews' Andy Critchlow.

  • *Qatar- Gulf row threatens petrodollar repatriation. Qatar has already battled to steady the riyal's fixed exchange rate to the dollar; investors now fear a prolonged crisis could spread to pegs in Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, United Arab Emirates, Bahrain and Oman. Gulf governments are adamant they will hold the pegs and with collective sovereign assets approaching...

  • *Qatar- Gulf row threatens petrodollar repatriation. Qatar has already battled to steady the riyal's fixed exchange rate to the dollar; investors now fear a prolonged crisis could spread to pegs in Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, United Arab Emirates, Bahrain and Oman. Gulf governments are adamant they will hold the pegs and with collective sovereign assets approaching...

  • The secretary of state's trip from Kuwait to the western Saudi city of Jiddah on Wednesday followed discussions the previous day with the emir of Qatar, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, that ended with the signing of a counterterrorism pact. Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Egypt and Bahrain severed relations with Qatar and cut air, sea and land routes with...

  • Secretary of State Rex Tillerson wrapped up talks with the king of Saudi Arabia and other officials from Arab countries lined up against Qatar on Wednesday with no sign of a breakthrough in an increasingly entrenched dispute that has divided some of America's most important Mideast allies. The secretary of state's trip from Kuwait to the western Saudi city...

  • DOHA, Qatar— It's been more than a month since four Arab nations cut land, sea and air routes to Qatar, but in the gas-rich Gulf nation's glimmering malls and luxury hotels there is little sign of hardship. Grocery stores are brimming with meats and cheeses from Europe and Turkey, and just last month the country's main port received 4,300 cars and sheep from...

  • The joint venture, named the North Oil Company, was formally inaugurated Tuesday in Qatar's capital, Doha. It shares a vast underwater gas field with Iran, which last week signed a $5 billion agreement with France's Total to develop a portion of its side of the field. Qatar's gas exports have not been interrupted, despite a blockade by three of its neighbors and...

  • CAIRO, July 11- The four Arab states leading the boycott of Qatar said on Tuesday that their sanctions on Doha would remain in place until it meets their demands and that they would keep a close eye on the tiny Gulf monarchy's efforts to fight terrorism funding. In a joint statement released in their state media, Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Egypt and...

  • CAIRO, July 11- The four Arab states leading the boycott of Qatar said on Tuesday that their sanctions on Doha would remain in place until it meets their demands and that they would keep a close eye on the tiny Gulf monarchy's efforts to fight terrorism funding. In a joint statement released in their state media, Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, and Bahrain...

  • U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson meets with Qatar's foreign minister, Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman al-Thani, in Doha, Qatar, July 11, 2017.

    The United States and Qatar signed a memorandum of understanding that outlines their future efforts to disrupt financing for terrorists.

  • HONG KONG/ FRANKFURT July 11- China's Legend Holdings Corp is in talks on a potential investment in Qatari-owned Banque Internationale a Luxembourg, a person with knowledge of the matter told Reuters. Legend, owner of computer group Lenovo Group Ltd, has been in discussions to buy around 90 percent of the private bank from Precision Capital, an investment...