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News Qatar » Economy: Qatar And Football: The Intersection Of Politics & Sport

News channel or source: http://www.themedialine.org/lifestyle/qatar-football-intersection-politics-sport/
Publication date: Sunday 18 February 2018

While the global power of sport is well documented, few countries have been able to harness its political, economic and social dimensions as well as Qatar. Adorning the jerseys of Europe’s top football teams (soccer to Americans) is a “Qatar Airways ...

News Qatar » Economy: David and Goliath: How Qatar Defeated the Saudi and UAE Annexation Plot

News channel or source: https://www.thenation.com/article/david-and-goliath-how-qatar-defeated-the-saudi-and-uae-annexation-plot/
Publication date: Sunday 18 February 2018

The two aggressors, which along with Egypt and Bahrain formed a Quartet against Qatar, imposed an economic blockade on the small gas-producing state, and even put their airspace off-limits to Qatar Air. Qatar needs to import food for its 2.3 million ...

News Qatar » Economy: Qatar Islamic Insurance posts gain in gross written premium to QR316.6mn in 2017

News channel or source: http://www.gulf-times.com/story/582137/Qatar-Islamic-Insurance-posts-gain-in-gross-writte
Publication date: Sunday 18 February 2018

Qatar Islamic Insurance has reported more than 1% year-on-year ... a very challenging environment in 2017 due to negative impact of low oil prices on national economy. The management’s prudent underwriting and risk management policies generated good ...

News Qatar » Economy: Qatar emir says Gulf blockade a ‘futile crisis,’ calls for unity in Middle East

News channel or source: https://www.cnbc.com/2018/02/16/qatar-emir-says-gulf-blockade-was-futile-calls-middle-east-unity.html
Publication date: Saturday 17 February 2018

Qatar preserved its sovereignty. This failed blockade shows how small states can use diplomacy and strategic economic planning to weather the storms of aggression from larger, ambitious neighbors." Al Thani called for more cooperation and agreement between ...

News Qatar » Economy: Despite Turkish reservations, Qatar, ExxonMobil plan oil drilling off Cyprus

News channel or source: http://english.alarabiya.net/en/business/energy/2018/02/18/Despite-Turkish-reservations-Qatar-ExxonMobil-plan-oil-drilling-off-Cyprus-coast.html
Publication date: Sunday 18 February 2018

Qatar Petroleum, will now go ahead with their plans of drilling operations along with ExxonMobil according to their deal which they announced in 2017. Turkey had protested for sovereignty over the 10th parcel as an exclusive economic region, Pamir ...

News Qatar » Economy: Sheikh Tamim: Qatar blockade by GCC countries 'futile'

News channel or source: http://www.aljazeera.com/news/2018/02/qatari-emir-blockade-gcc-countries-proving-futile-180216145427882.html
Publication date: Friday 16 February 2018

An ongoing blockade of Qatar by a Saudi-led group of countries is "futile", the Qatari emir has said, warning that the months-long crisis is undermining the region's security and economic outlook. Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Bahrain and Egypt cut diplomatic ...

News Qatar » Economy: Boteach Should Focus on Changing Qatar, Not on Attacking Jewish Leaders’ Efforts to Do So

News channel or source: https://www.algemeiner.com/2018/02/18/boteach-should-focus-on-changing-qatar-not-on-attacking-jewish-leaders-efforts-to-do-so/
Publication date: Sunday 18 February 2018

Can we enlist Qatar to push Hamas to return bodies of dead Israeli soldiers ... negotiations, diplomatic relations, economic cooperation, cultural exchanges and other interchanges with Israelis and Jews. The Arab League’s infamous “3 Nos of Khartoum ...

News Qatar » Economy: Kyrgyz, Qatar FMs discuss bilateral cooperation

News channel or source: http://menafn.com/1096478851/Kyrgyz-Qatar-FMs-discuss-bilateral-cooperation
Publication date: Sunday 18 February 2018

During the meeting, the sides discussed issues of Kyrgyz-Qatar bilateral cooperation and prospects for its development. The ministers expressed their interest in developing relations in the political, trade, economic, cultural and humanitarian spheres ...

News Qatar » Economy: Qatar National Bank to sell small stake in Egypt unit to comply with listing rules

News channel or source: https://af.reuters.com/article/investingNews/idAFKCN1G20CX-OZABS
Publication date: Sunday 18 February 2018

Ties between Qatar and four Arab states - Egypt, Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain - have deteriorated since the Arab states imposed a diplomatic and economic boycott on Doha in June last year. Qatar’s Commercial Bank is in talks to sell ...

News Qatar » Economy: Venezuela cryptocurrency to draw investment from Turkey, Qatar-official

News channel or source: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-crypto-currency-venezuela/venezuela-cryptocurrency-to-draw-investment-from-turkey-qatar-official-idUSKCN1G025S
Publication date: Friday 16 February 2018

“And there will surely be a lot of investors from Qatar, Turkey, and other parts of the Middle ... Maduro says his government is the victim of an “economic war” led by opposition politicians with the help of the government of U.S. President Donald ...