MIDEAST STOCKS-Qatar stabilises after minister reassures on crisis – Nasdaq

MIDEAST STOCKS-Qatar stabilises after minister reassures on crisis – Nasdaq

[ad_1] Reuters DUBAI, June 12 (Reuters) – Qatar’s stock market stabilised in early trade on Monday from sharp falls last week after comments from the finance minister that the economy was essentially operating as normal despite a major diplomatic crisis. Doha’s index <.QSI> was almost flat after 45 minutes of trade; it had […]

'The worst in the region': Leaked US cables reveal Qatar's role in … – The Jerusalem Post

'The worst in the region': Leaked US cables reveal Qatar's role in … – The Jerusalem Post

[ad_1] Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas, Emir of Qatar Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani, Hamas leader Khaled Meshaal meet in Doha August 21, 2014. (photo credit:REUTERS) In 2007, then-Palestinian Authority prime minister Salam Fayyad told the US Treasury’s under secretary for terrorism and financial intelligence Stuart Levey that Qatar provides “more support to fundamentalists than […]

Qatar blockade: Iran sends five planeloads of food

Image copyright IranAir Image caption Iran Air posted a tweet of a shipment being loaded at Shiraz airport Iran has sent five planeloads of food to Qatar, which is suffering shortages amid a regional blockade. A number of nations, including Iran’s major rival Saudi Arabia, last week cut ties with Qatar, accusing it of funding […]

'The worst in the region': Leaked US cables reveal Qatar's role in Mideast – The Jerusalem Post

'The worst in the region': Leaked US cables reveal Qatar's role in Mideast – The Jerusalem Post

[ad_1] Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas, Emir of Qatar Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani, Hamas leader Khaled Meshaal meet in Doha August 21, 2014. (photo credit:REUTERS) In 2007, then-Palestinian Authority prime minister Salam Fayyad told the US Treasury’s under secretary for terrorism and financial intelligence Stuart Levey that Qatar provides “more support to fundamentalists than […]

Raqqa: US-backed forces advance in IS ‘capital’

Image copyright Reuters Image caption The SDF, supported by US-led coalition air strikes, has spent months encircling the city US-backed Syrian forces have advanced into the western part of so-called Islamic State’s “capital” of Raqqa, they and a monitor report. The Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) said the move had opened up a second front inside […]

Qatar blockade: Gulf states silent on Tillerson plea to ease measures

Media captionTillerson calls for the blockade of Qatar to be eased Nations behind a blockade on Qatar have welcomed strong comments from President Donald Trump backing their move, but were silent on calls from his secretary of state to ease the measures. Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Egypt and Bahrain have cut ties, […]

Morning Agenda: 4 Mideast Countries Sever Ties to Qatar – New York Times

Morning Agenda: 4 Mideast Countries Sever Ties to Qatar – New York Times

[ad_1] Photo A gas plant in Ras Laffan, Qatar, in 2015. Credit Andrew Testa for The New York Times Bahrain, Egypt, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates have severed diplomatic ties with Qatar, accusing it of fueling extremism and terrorism. All four countries also suspended travel to and from Qatar. The reaction so far: […]

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