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News Qatar » Politics: Qatar, UAE matches become political footballs in Gulf crisis

News channel or source: https://sports.yahoo.com/qatar-uae-matches-become-political-footballs-gulf-crisis-150733254--sow.html
Publication date: Wednesday 14 February 2018

Doha (AFP) - An Abu Dhabi football ground may seem an unlikely venue for a rare let-up in a protracted diplomatic crisis, but a match between Qatari and Emirati clubs marks a first since Doha's neighbours imposed a crippling blockade. On Monday, the ...

News Qatar » Politics: 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

How did little Qatar outmaneuver its foes ... but what they really fear is any sort of popular politics beyond their control. It is no accident that they have a troubled relationship with Tunisia and Lebanon, the only Arab republics with meaningful ...

News Qatar » Politics: Why Jewish leaders are fighting about Qatar

News channel or source: https://www.jta.org/2018/02/13/news-opinion/politics/why-are-jewish-leaders-fighting-about-qatar-heres-a-scorecard
Publication date: uesday 13 February 2018

Round 2: Flack vs. flack In August, Bluelight Strategies, a public affairs firm, began touting a London conference organized by Khalid Al-Hail, a Qatari businessman who is one of the leaders of the political opposition in Qatar. It was an early sign that ...

News Qatar » Politics: Qatar: Beyond the Blockade

News channel or source: http://www.aljazeera.com/programmes/specialseries/2018/02/qatar-blockade-180212075226584.html
Publication date: Friday 16 February 2018

This diplomatic move left Qatar partially isolated - economically, politically and culturally. "We saw the news and thought it's just a political thing and it will be over in a while. Everything will be back to normal," recalls Mohammad Awais Shafeeq ...

News Qatar » Politics: 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

Following Qatar’s signing of a deal with US petroleum company ExxonMobil ... Pamir, who is a world energy politics professor at Bilkent University in Turkey, told the newspaper. Turkish vessels had collided with Greek vessels in that area.

News Qatar » Politics: 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

there will be quite a few announcements about the start of the process,” Venezuelan Cryptocurrency Superintendent Carlos Vargas said on the sidelines of a political meeting in Caracas. “And there will surely be a lot of investors from Qatar ...

News Qatar » Politics: Qatar- There are calming signs and firm desire to end Gulf crisis: French Envoy to Gulf

News channel or source: http://menafn.com/1096478347/Qatar-There-are-calming-signs-and-firm-desire-to-end-Gulf-crisis-French-Envoy-to-Gulf
Publication date: Saturday 17 February 2018

Qatar is progressing, thriving, growing stronger, becoming more self-reliant, and creating major international alliances despite the siege, the French envoy underlined. At the political level, the French envoy said that the Emir of Qatar has always ...

News Qatar » Politics: Qatar and American Jews

News channel or source: http://www.tabletmag.com/jewish-news-and-politics/255252/qatar-and-american-jews
Publication date: Wednesday 14 February 2018

Al Jazeera may have documented nothing more wicked than Americans participating in their political system in normative (even, one might say, boring and uninspired) ways. Muzin and Kleinfeld’s work tells a dissonant story about Qatar’s view of the U.S ...

News Qatar » Politics: Qatar-Backed Spy Operation on U.S. Jews Puts Al Jazeera in Congressional Crosshairs

News channel or source: http://freebeacon.com/national-security/qatar-backed-spy-operation-u-s-jews-puts-al-jazeera-congressional-crosshairs/
Publication date: hursday 15 February 2018

"This is getting dicey for congressional Republicans, who risk looking like they're throwing American Jews to the wolves," according to one Republican political operative who works with Congress on foreign policy issues. "You've got Qatar, which sponsors ...

News Qatar » Politics: The Sinister Reason Behind Qatar's Wooing of the Jews

News channel or source: https://www.haaretz.com/opinion/.premium-the-sinister-reason-behind-qatar-s-wooing-of-the-jews-1.5804517
Publication date: Saturday 10 February 2018

Nor, despite the close ties it is establishing with Israel, is there any reason for pro-Israel figures to get involved in the politics of the Arabian Peninsula, let alone take the side of the Saudis in their feud with Qatar. The Gulf emirate has always had ...