Qatar Is Quickly Adapting to the Saudi Led Blockade

Qatari Finance Minister writes that the disruption is a catalyst for new commercial and diplomatic opportunities......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekOct 13th, 2017

Qatar Says Saudi-led Blockade Has Failed

On the eve of talks with the Trump administration, Qatar’s finance minister says the eight-month-old blockade has not isolated his Gulf country......»»

Category: topSource: wsjJan 29th, 2018

Analysis: Lebanon fears Qatar-like blockade from Saudi could damage economy

Up to 400,000 Lebanese work in the Gulf region, and remittances flowing back into the country, estimated at between $7-8 billion a year, are a vital source of cash to keep the economy afloat.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardNov 13th, 2017

Qatar blockade and Saudi Arabia: Could there be a power shift in Doha?

The 'Qatar crisis' in June 2017 drew immediate speculation that the emirate's enemies were preparing for some sort of military action.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardNov 5th, 2017

Qatar is unfazed by the Arab blockade

Reuters/Carl Court/PoolQatar’s resilience in the face of months of economic and diplomatic ostracization echoes in the ears of Saudi Arabia — a regional and religious leader running out of options in its .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderSep 18th, 2017

Cows on a Plane: 165 Bovines Airlifted to Qatar to Meet Milk Demand, Circumvent Saudi Blockade

Qatar, which receives 80 percent of its food imports from Saudi Arabia, is hoping to ween itself off Riyadh's teat......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekJul 13th, 2017

Cows On A Plane: 165 Bovines Airlifted To Qatar To Meet Milk Demand, Circumvent Saudi Blockade

Qatar, which receives 80 percent of its food imports from Saudi Arabia, is hoping to ween itself off Riyadh's teat......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekJul 13th, 2017

Top Republican senator: Saudi terrorism support "dwarfs" Qatar"s

REUTERS/Gary Cameron An influential US Republican senator has criticised the Saudi Crown Prince, Mohammed bin Salman, over a blockade on Qatar by the kingdom and three other Arab states. The comments by Bob Corker, chairman of the US Senate Fore.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJul 13th, 2017

Got Milk? First 165 Cows Airlifted To Qatar

It appears that the Gulf blockade against Qatar will remain in place for the foreseeable future after representatives from Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Bahrain and the UAE dismissed Qatar's response to their 13 demands as “not seri.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJul 13th, 2017

Qatar to Ramp Up Gas Production Amid Feud With Arab Neighbors

The Persian Gulf state, which is under a blockade by Saudi Arabia and others in the region, says it will lift output 30 percent in the next five to seven years......»»

Category: dealsSource: nytJul 4th, 2017

Qatar deadline extended by 48 hours: Saudi

Saudi Arabia and its allies today said they had decided to extend by 48 hours the deadline for Qatar to accept their list of demands to lift a de facto blockade. With the deadline expiring at midn........»»

Category: topSource: thehindubusinesslineJul 3rd, 2017

Bizarre Tanker Cooperation Prompts Questions If Qatar, Saudi Feud Is Staged

Either the blockade of Qatar by Saudi Arabia and its allies (recall the Saudi ultimatum expires on July 3) and the whole Qatar "crisis" is the most staged and produced diplomatic stunt since last summer's Turkish "coup", or for some unknow.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJun 30th, 2017

Iran and Turkey, At War in Syria, Back Qatar in Gulf Crisis With Food and Military Exercises

Iran and Turkey back warring factions in Syria, but have sided with Qatar against a blockade orchestrated by fellow oil-rich monarchy, Saudi Arabia......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekJun 20th, 2017

Qatar Businessman to Beat Gulf Blockade by Airlifting 4,000 Cows

He plans the move to prevent the collapse of the Gulf state’s milk supply due to the embargo led by Saudi Arabia......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekJun 13th, 2017

Tillerson Tells Arab States To Lift Qatar Blockade: "It"s Hindering The Campaign Against ISIS"

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson called on the Saudi Arabia-led coalition, which includes UAE, Bahrain and Egypt and others, t.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJun 9th, 2017

Qatar Crisis: U.S. Suspects Russian Hackers Planted Fake News Story That Led To Gulf Rift

Saudi Arabia cited the false item as part of its decision for a diplomatic, economic blockade on Qatar......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekJun 7th, 2017

Saudi Crown Prince Says Will Develop Nuclear Bomb If Iran Gets One; Compares Ayatollah To Hitler

In a "60 Minutes" interview set to air on Sunday, the de facto leader of Saudi Arabia, Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, said his country would quickly obtain a nuclear bomb - if arch rival Iran successfully develops its own nuclea.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeMar 15th, 2018

Qatar Airways responds to blockade by Middle Eastern neighbors by adding new routes

Akbar Al Baker, chief executive of Qatar A.....»»

Category: topSource: latimesMar 10th, 2018

Will not bar Qatar from Arab summit in Riyadh, says Saudi crown prince

The prince described Iran, Turkey and militant groups as the "contemporary triangle of evil".....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardMar 7th, 2018

Trump Urged to Fire "Weak" Tillerson By Key Middle East Ally, Leaked Emails Show

A United Arab Emirates-linked businessman said Tillerson “needs to be slammed” for not backing the diplomatic blockade against Qatar......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekMar 6th, 2018

Jared Kushner Backed Qatar Blockade a Month After Qataris Wouldn’t Finance His Property: Report

Kushner Companies reportedly solicited investment from Qatar for its troubled luxury tower at 666 Fifth Avenue in Manhattan......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekMar 2nd, 2018