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Qatar ranked first among Arab states in food security index

Qatar ranked first among Arab states in food security index

Qatar was ranked first among Arab countries and 22nd overall in the Global Food Security Index 2018, released by The Economist Intelligence Unit.

Qatar chairs Arab customs directors' meeting

Qatar chairs Arab customs directors' meeting

Qatar presided over the 38th Session of the Directors-General Meeting of Customs in the Arab States, held Wednesday in Cairo.

Turkey, Qatar launch joint military exercises: reports

Turkey, Qatar launch joint military exercises: reports

Turkey and its main regional ally Qatar on Tuesday launched military exercises in Qatar that will involve some 250 Turkish troops and 30 armoured vehicles, reports said.

France's Vinci says Gulf rift not hurting its Qatar business

France's Vinci says Gulf rift not hurting its Qatar business

French construction group Vinci said on Friday that its Qatar business had seen no disruption at this stage after Saudi Arabia, Egypt, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Bahrain severed relations with Qatar last month.

Sanctions push Qatar inflation up only modestly in June

Sanctions push Qatar inflation up only modestly in June

Sanctions imposed by Arab states pushed Qatar's inflation rate up only modestly in June, official data showed on Thursday, suggesting Doha is having considerable success in limiting economic damage caused by its diplomatic crisis.

Tillerson faces tough Gulf talks on ending Qatar boycott

Tillerson faces tough Gulf talks on ending Qatar boycott

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson faces an uphill task in persuading four Arab states to end a boycott of Qatar in talks after the four labelled a US-Qatar terrorism financing accord an inadequate response to their concerns.

Qatar-US deal on terrorism financing 'sets good example'

Qatar-US deal on terrorism financing 'sets good example'

The US State Department has said that the memorandum of understanding (MoU) between Qatar and the United States on curbing financing of terrorism set a good example for other countries.

Gulf Crisis: Tillerson says Qatar's position 'reasonable'

Gulf Crisis: Tillerson says Qatar's position 'reasonable'

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson told reporters in Doha that Qatar had "reasonable" views in the month-old diplomatic row with Arab neighbours and he was hopeful of progress towards a resolution.

Qatar says exports, including LNG, not affected by boycott

Qatar says exports, including LNG, not affected by boycott

Qatar's exports to Japan, India, South Korea and China have not been affected by a boycott of Doha by four Arab states, Minister of Energy and Industry HE Dr Mohamed bin Saleh al-Sada said.

Johnson says progress can be made on Gulf crisis

Johnson says progress can be made on Gulf crisis

British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson said on Saturday progress could be made to heal a rift between Qatar and other Arab states, although a solution was unlikely to be found immediately.

Trump discusses concern over Qatar dispute with Gulf, Arab states in calls

Trump discusses concern over Qatar dispute with Gulf, Arab states in calls

US President Donald Trump spoke separately to the leaders of Saudi Arabia, Abu Dhabi and Qatar on Sunday to discuss his ‘concerns about the ongoing dispute’ between Qatar and its Gulf and Arab neighbors ...

Arab states send Qatar 13 demands to end crisis

Arab states send Qatar 13 demands to end crisis

Four Arab states that imposed a boycott on Qatar have issued a 13-point list of demands that inlcude closing down Al Jazeera television, curbing ties with Iran, shutting a Turkish base.