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US to replace Al-Udeid Base in Qatar with Jordanian base

CAIRO – 30 November 2017: US Congress has agreed to add $143 million to the Pentagon budget to upgrade the…
Middle East news

Kuwait invites Qatar to Gulf summit

DUBAI – 30 November 2017: Kuwait on Thursday invited Qatar to a summit of Gulf countries next week, state media…
Politics

Qatar grants $15M bribes to South American officials for World Cup

CAIRO – 29 November 2017: Qatar offered approximately $15 million to South American officials ahead of the FIFA executive committee…
Politics

Bahrain opposition chief denies colluding with Qatar

DUBAI – 29 November 2017: Bahrain's jailed Shiite opposition leader Sheikh Ali Salman pleaded not guilty on Wednesday to new…
Politics

Qatar bribes for votes to host 2022 World Cup

CAIRO – 28 November 2017: U.S. and Brazilian prosecutors have revealed that Qatar paid $22 million to the former president…
Politics

Complaint filed against Qatar to UN for inhumane working conditions

CAIRO – 28 November 2017: International Equity Committee for Workers’ Victims of 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar filed a…
Politics

Qatar seeks fivefold increase in trade with Iran

CAIRO – 27 November 2017: Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif met Qatari Minister of Economy and Commerce Sheikh Ahmed…
Middle East news

Qatar seeks to attend IMCTC forum

CAIRO – 26 November 2017: Qatari Minister of Defense Khalid al-Attiyah sought to participate in the Islamic Military Counter Terrorism…
Middle East news

Qatar is to blame for Arish attack: Zulfa

CAIRO – 26 November 2017: Mohammed bin Abdullah al-Zulfa, a member of the Consultative Assembly of Saudi Arabia, blamed on…
Politics

Qatar funds terrorists through charitable societies: MPs

CAIRO – 24 November 2017: Qatar and Turkey fund terrorist organizations in the region through charitable societies, secretary of House…
Economics

Qatar LNG producers begin postponed job cuts -sources

DOHA/LONDON – 23 November 2017: Qatari gas producers QatarGas and RasGas this week began implementing job cuts that had been…
Politics

Members of Congress criticize U.S. policy toward Qatar

CAIRO – 23 November 2017: Members of Congress have criticized the recent announcement made by U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin…
Middle East news

Qatar accuses Quartet of wanting to interfere in Qatari affairs

CAIRO – 23 November 2017: Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al-Thani, Qatari foreign minister, said in an interview with CNN that the…
Economics

OPEC chatroom dead as Qatar crisis hurts Gulf oil cooperation

DUBAI/LONDON – 23 November 2017: OPEC’s most powerful internal alliance, bringing together the oil producer group’s Gulf members, is disintegrating…
Economics

MSCI may use offshore FX rates for Qatar stocks as sanctions hurt riyal access

DUBAI – 22 Nov 2017: International equity index compiler MSCI may shift to using offshore foreign exchange rates to value…
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