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Almost A Year After Embargo Hit Qatar, Doha Bans Goods From UAE, Saudi

Qatar said it was banning products originating from the United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, Egypt and Bahrain, almost a year after those states imposed an embargo on Doha, accusing it of supporting...

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Qatar bans goods from UAE, Saudi as embargo anniversary approaches

Imports into Qatar plunged about 40 percent from a year earlier in the initial weeks of the boycott, but they have since mostly returned to normal.

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Cyclone Mekunu strikes Oman, Yemen: Two Indians among seven dead; more than 30 missing

Salalah (Oman): A cyclone more powerful than any previously recorded in southern Oman slammed into the Gulf country and neighbouring Yemen on Sunday, deluging a major city with nearly three years' ...

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It's payback time: Days before embargo anniversary, Qatar bans goods from 4 nations

It's payback time: Days before embargo anniversary, Qatar bans goods from 4 nationsQatar, which has one of the world’s biggest sovereign wealth funds, expanded faster than most of its neighbors las...

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Trump Fundraiser Expands US Lawsuit Accusing Qatar Of Hacking His Emails

A fundraiser for US President Donald Trump on Thursday added several defendants to a lawsuit claiming the Persian Gulf state of Qatar hacked his email accounts and shared the contents with news org...

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GAIL turns to short-term and spot deals for LNG to meet rising demand

Indian gas utility GAIL (India) has switched its focus to short-term and spot deals for the purchase of liquefied natural gas (LNG) to meet rising demand and hedge against price volatility, its cha...

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Qatar ( or ; ' ; local vernacular pronunciation: , officially the State of Qatar ( '), is a sovereign Arab state, located in Western Asia, occupying the small Qatar Peninsula on the northeasterly coast of the much larger Arabian Peninsula.