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  • Moller-Maersk, said Friday it will begin container shipments to Qatar from Oman, avoiding trade restrictions imposed on the Gulf state by Arab countries. The first feeder shipment- which involves using smaller ships- is expected to depart Salalah, Oman, on June 19 and arrive in Doha on June 25, Maersk Line said. Maersk Line plans to make such service available every...

  • Qatar's Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani

    If Saudi Arabia can do this much damage to Qatar in just a few days, what else can it do?, Michael Brendan Dougherty asks in the National Review.

  • Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, the United Arab Emirates and several other countries cut ties with Qatar on Monday, accusing it of supporting Islamist militants and their arch-enemy Iran- charges Doha says are baseless. Qatar is the world's largest producer of liquefied natural gas, but one of the smallest members of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting...

  • Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, the United Arab Emirates and several other countries cut ties with Qatar on Monday, accusing it of supporting Islamist militants and their arch-enemy Iran- charges Doha says are baseless. Qatar is the world's largest producer of liquefied natural gas, but one of the smallest members of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting...

  • Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, the United Arab Emirates and several other countries cut ties with Qatar on Monday, accusing it of supporting Islamist militants and their arch-enemy Iran- charges Doha says are baseless. Qatar is the world's largest producer of liquefied natural gas, but one of the smallest members of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting...

  • Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, the United Arab Emirates and several other countries cut ties with Qatar on Monday, accusing it of supporting Islamist militants and their arch-enemy Iran- charges Doha says are baseless. Qatar is the world's largest producer of liquefied natural gas, but one of the smallest members of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting...

  • Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, the United Arab Emirates and several other countries cut ties with Qatar on Monday, accusing it of supporting Islamist militants and their arch-enemy Iran- charges Doha says are baseless. Qatar is the world's largest producer of liquefied natural gas, but one of the smallest members of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting...

  • Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, the United Arab Emirates and several other countries cut ties with Qatar on Monday, accusing it of supporting Islamist militants and their arch-enemy Iran- charges Doha says are baseless. Qatar is the world's largest producer of liquefied natural gas, but one of the smallest members of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting...

  • Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, the United Arab Emirates and several other countries cut ties with Qatar on Monday, accusing it of supporting Islamist militants and their arch-enemy Iran- charges Doha says are baseless. Qatar is the world's largest producer of liquefied natural gas, but one of the smallest members of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting...

  • Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, the United Arab Emirates and several other countries cut ties with Qatar on Monday, accusing it of supporting Islamist militants and their arch-enemy Iran- charges Doha says are baseless. Qatar is the world's largest producer of liquefied natural gas, but one of the smallest members of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting...

  • *Dubai's Emaar Properties halts surge on unit's IPO plan. DUBAI, June 8- Qatar's stock market rebounded on Thursday from a steep slide caused by its diplomatic rift with neighbouring states, while a plunge in oil prices weighed on Saudi Arabia's bourse. The mood in Doha remained nervous; Standard& Poor's downgraded Qatar's credit rating on Wednesday night, and the...

  • DUBAI/ DOHA, June 8- 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 dollar late on Wednesday after Standard& Poor's cut...

  • DOHA, June 8- When 31- year-old Ali al-Mohanadi heard Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and other nations were cutting ties and severing all transport links with his home country Qatar, he emptied the back of his Land Cruiser SUV and drove to a nearby supermarket. Tensions had been building for days between Qatar and its powerful Gulf Arab neighbours and...

  • Turkish army commandos seach for roadside mines on patrol at the area near the Turkey-Iraq border on October 27, 2007 in the Uludere district of Sirnak province, southeastern Turkey.

    Turkey brought forward troop deployment to Qatar and pledged to provide crucial food and water supplies to the Gulf Arab country.

  • The U.S. might expand a ban on larger electronics like laptops in cabins to flights originating from dozens of airports in Europe, the Middle East, and Africa.

  • Chinese mainland stocks hit six-month highs, up almost 1 percent after stronger-than-anticipated China exports and import data for May suggested the economy is holding up well, while central bank reserves also rose. Qatar, however, remained in the spotlight after its Gulf neighbours, led by Saudi Arabia, this week said they were severing ties with the country...

  • Qatar's diplomatic crisis is rattling LNG buyers who may start to seek alternative sources for their fuel mix.

    Qatar's diplomatic crisis with its Middle Eastern neighbors may spur natural gas buyers to seek greater diversification in sourcing.

  • SINGAPORE/ DUBAI, June 7- Abu Dhabi petroleum port authorities have eased restrictions on oil tankers going to and from Qatar, according to industry sources and shipping circulars seen by Reuters on Wednesday. Abu Dhabi Petroleum Ports Authority issued a new circular on Wednesday removing previous restrictions on non- Qatar owned, flagged or operated vessels...

  • Sadad al-Husseini

    Former Saudi Aramco executive Sadad al-Husseini defended President Trump after he supported Gulf countries that have isolated Qatar.

  • DUBAI, June 7- Standard& Poor's downgraded Qatar's debt on Wednesday as the riyal currency fell to an 11- year low amid signs that portfolio investment funds were flowing out of the country because of Doha's diplomatic rift with other Arab states. S&P cut its long-term rating of Qatar by one notch to AA- from AA and put the rating on CreditWatch with negative...