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

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

How Qatar is handling its conflict with Saudi Arabia

Thomson Reuters Six months ago, the Gulf Cooperation Council and Saudi Arabia cut diplomatic and economic ties to Qatar. Despite an initial shock to Qatar's economy, the Gulf state's government was able to mostly adapt......»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderDec 14th, 2017

Why The Saudis Failed To Cripple Qatar

Six months ago, Saudi Arabia announced the closure of its shared land border with Qatar in response to its supposed support of terrorism. The other Gulf Cooperation Council members denied Qatar use of their airspace an.....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkDec 14th, 2017

Tensions in the Middle East keep getting worse

Thomson Reuters The Gulf Cooperation Council Summit saw tensions rising between Qatar and Saudi Arabia. Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates have been cooperating on their own outside the GCC, causing their neighbors wor.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderDec 7th, 2017

Trump"s Jerusalem Tit-For-Tat: Orders Saudis To ‘Immediately’ End Yemen Blockade

In a brief statement issued Wednesday afternoon, President Trump called on Saudi leadership to com.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeDec 6th, 2017

Saudi, UAE miffed over Kuwait"s GCC invite to Qatar, set up new bloc

Kuwait on Thursday invited Qatar to a summit of Gulf countries next week amid the existent Saudi-led boycott of Doha.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardDec 5th, 2017

Saudi Arabia, UAE form new partnership as Gulf summit starts

Kuwait is preparing to host a crucial meeting of the six-nation Gulf Cooperation Council as half of its members are still boycotting fellow member-state Qatar......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsDec 5th, 2017