Qatar banks shunned by peers will need to pay more for cash

2017-08-10 14:17

Banks in the world’s wealthiest nation per capita will need to offer more yield if they tap the market as almost half of their traditional investor base has cut ties with the country.

Landmark Qatar law to grant permanent residency to expats

2017-08-03 11:20

Qatar, has approved a landmark law to grant permanent residency cards, and rights to some of the foreigners who dominate its population.

1000s of North Korean labourers in US-allied Gulf nations

2017-07-28 19:32

Thousands of North Korean labourers work in four US-allied nations in the Persian Gulf, earning hard currency for Pyongyang despite international sanctions.

Turkish leader wades into Qatar dispute

2017-07-23 19:03

Turkey's president has waded into the diplomatic crisis gripping Qatar and four other Arab nations, travelling to Saudi Arabia at the start of a three-country Gulf tour aimed at helping break the impasse.

US praises Qatar's role in fight against 'terrorism'

2017-07-20 13:01

The US has praised Qatar's "strong partnership" in the fight against "terrorism" in its annual Country Reports on Terrorism.

Qatar slams American Airlines for ending codeshare deal

2017-07-13 13:20

Qatar Airways said Thursday it was "disappointed" with an American Airlines decision to end its codeshare relationship with the Doha-based carrier as part of its push against government subsidies of Middle Eastern carriers.

Tillerson meets Arab ministers over Qatar boycott

2017-07-12 16:28

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has held talks with four Arab states boycotting Qatar as part of a round of intense shuttle diplomacy aimed at resolving the regional crisis.

Saudi-led group vows new measures against Qatar

2017-07-07 12:40

Four Arab countries vow 'political, economic and legal measures' after Qatar delivered response to demands.

Qatar rivals look to next move in Cairo talks

2017-07-05 19:03

Arab states that have cut ties with Qatar began talks in Egypt on Wednesday to discuss their next move in the Gulf diplomatic crisis, after Doha said their demands were impossible to meet.

Eritrea says Qatar must mediate border dispute

2017-07-04 20:01

Eritrea's ambassador to the African Union has said that Qatar must mediate with neighbouring Djibouti over the two countries' disputed border.


Israel seeks to ban Al Jazeera

2017-08-06 21:29

Israel's communications minister has said he wants to shut down pan-Arab broadcaster Al Jazeera in the country.

Global banks shift Qatar business from Dubai hub - reports

2017-07-30 16:56

Some international banks are serving Qatar from London and New York instead of Dubai’s financial centre as a regional dispute makes it harder to do business with clients in the gas-rich Gulf state, according to people familiar with the matter.

Egypt tells EU no 'compromise' over Qatar

2017-07-25 19:47

Egypt has warned the EU that four Arab states would accept no compromise in their dispute with Qatar over allegations that the gas-rich emirate supports terrorism.

Qatar changes anti-terror law amid Gulf row

2017-07-21 09:45

Qatar announced changes to its anti-terror legislation, one of the controversial issues at the core of the crisis between Doha and its neighbours who accuse it of backing extremists.

Qatar Airways boss says 'bullying' Gulf states will hit profits

2017-07-13 20:35

Qatar Airways' outspoken boss Akbar Al-Baker accused neighbouring Gulf states Thursday of "bullying" his country during the region's political crisis and said his company's profits would be hit by the dispute.

Qatar gets first boycott-busting bovines

2017-07-12 18:51

A first herd of boycott-busting cows has been airlifted to Qatar to boost milk supplies five weeks after neighbouring Gulf states cut links with the emirate.

Canal boss says Egypt can't ban Qatari ships

2017-07-07 19:47

The chief of one of the world's business water corridors, the Suez Canal, says Egyptian authorities can't ban Qatari ships from crossing the vital waterway

Eritrea says Qatar silent over mediation of Djibouti spat

2017-07-05 22:38

Eritrea's ambassador to the African Union says Qatar, embroiled in a diplomatic spat of its own, has not indicated whether it will continue to mediate his country's border dispute with Djibouti.

Arab nations say they have Qatar's response to their demands

2017-07-05 11:34

A quartet of Arab nations says they have received Qatar's response to their demands for ending a diplomatic crisis gripping the Gulf.

Qatar responds to demands after deadline extended

2017-07-04 10:14

Qatar has responded to a list of demands from Saudi Arabia and its allies after they agreed to give a defiant Doha another 48 hours to address their grievances.

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