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Second Al Thani family member calls for Qatar crisis meeting.

'Qatar's ostracisation caused by the grave mistakes Doha has committed against Arab brothers'

- GulfNews - AE

Qatar, Kuwait stop renewing visas for North Korean workers.

North Korean workers will start leaving Qatar and Kuwait after the Gulf Arab states said they would stop renewing visas, cutting off a source of foreign income for Pyongyang after U.N. Security Council sanctions and pressure from the United States

- The Daily Star - LB

Passengers to fly free in Qatar Airways' new global promo.

Passengers with Qatar Airways may chance to fly for free if they win in the airline's new promotional drive, the company has announced.

- TheCitizen - TZ

Qatar, Kuwait stop renewing visas for North Korean workers.

North Korean workers will start leaving Qatar and Kuwait after the Gulf Arab states said they would stop renewing visas, cutting off a source of foreign income for Pyongyang after U.N. Security Council sanctions and pressure from the United States.

- GMA News - PH

Qatar, Kuwait stop renewing visas for North Korean workers.

DOHA/KUWAIT - North Korean workers will start leaving Qatar and Kuwait after the Gulf Arab states said they would stop renewing visas, cutting off a source of foreign income for Pyongyang after U.N. Security Council sanctions and pressure from the United States.

- Reuters - US

Flying from Doha to Rome Fiumuncino with Qatar Airways.

Stephanie Holmes flies aboard Qatar's QR921 from Doha to Rome Fiumuncino Plane: Qatar Airways 787 Dreamliner. Class: Economy. Price: Auckland to Rome return fares are from $1445. Luggage: 30kg of checked baggage/7kg...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Qatar social media celebrates Doha Metro test run video.

Qatar social media celebrates Doha Metro test run video...

- MENAFN - JO

Qatar- MME releases 45th edition of magazine.

Qatar- MME releases 45th edition of magazine...

- MENAFN - JO

Qatar- Experts call for early diagnosis of dementia to ensure optimum care.

Qatar- Experts call for early diagnosis of dementia to ensure optimum care...

- MENAFN - JO

Qatar leads in countering terrorism.

Qatar leads in countering terrorism...

- MENAFN - JO

Qatar- US-Islamic World Forum concludes.

Qatar- US-Islamic World Forum concludes...

- MENAFN - JO

Qatar- Mesaimeer Services Centre provides 2,79,101 services in first half

Qatar- Mesaimeer Services Centre provides 2,79,101 services in first half...

- MENAFN - JO

Saudi authorities pressure Snapchat to block Al-Jazeera

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Snapchat has blocked Al-Jazeera's Discover channel in Saudi Arabia amid an ongoing dispute between Gulf states and Qatar, where the media network is headquartered. Al-Jazeera said Snapchat's decision to block its curated Discover Channel is "deplorable", "alarming" and amounts to "censoring ...

- SFGate - US

Qatar- Move to boost Katara & Turkish Embassy ties

Qatar- Move to boost Katara & Turkish Embassy ties...

- MENAFN - JO

Qatar University roundtable discusses Africa's growth prospects

Qatar University roundtable discusses Africa's growth prospects...

- MENAFN - JO

Qatar to host international conference on entrepreneurship

Qatar to host international conference on entrepreneurship...

- MENAFN - JO

Qatar- ASTAD participates in consultancy event in Kuwait

Qatar- ASTAD participates in consultancy event in Kuwait...

- MENAFN - JO

Qatar to generate 500 MW solar power by 2020

Qatar to generate 500 MW solar power by 2020...

- MENAFN - JO

Qatar condemns statement of Bahrain Interior Ministry

Qatar condemns statement of Bahrain Interior Ministry...

- MENAFN - JO

The Chinese Giant Taking Over Energy Markets

Last week's announcement of the US$9-billion acquisition by Chinese CEFC of a more than 14-percent stake in Rosneft sent ripples across the oil industry and among commodity traders. The Chinese conglomerate, which started as a small oil trader, bought the stake from none other than Glencore, which acquired it at the end ...

- OilPrice.com - US

Kuwait Faces New Oil Leak Near Ras al-Zour

Kuwait's struggle with oil spills continues in September as the state news agency reports the clean-up of another leak off the southern coast on Monday, as the nation tries to juggle its  critical role in the future of natural gas markets as a key negotiator between Saudi Arabia and Qatar in a diplomatic crisis that has ...

- OilPrice.com - US

Bahrain: Qatar seized 15 boats, 20 fishermen

Kingdom's interior ministry says three boats have been seized in the last two days

- GulfNews - AE

Qatar is unfazed by the Arab blockade

Reuters/Carl Court/PoolQatar’s resilience in the face of months of economic and diplomatic ostracization echoes in the ears of Saudi Arabia — a regional and religious leader running out of options in its quest to keep the states on the Arabian Peninsula within the confines of its geopolitical agenda. Doha ...

- Business Insider - US

News24.com | Somalia regional state sides with Saudi Arabia over Qatar

A Somali regional state has declared it would side with Saudi Arabia and other Arab countries that have cut ties with Qatar, in a new challenge to Somalia's efforts to stay neutral in the dispute

- News24.com - ZA

76% of Qataris expect business conditions to improve within a year: Survey

76% of Qataris expect business conditions to improve within a year: Survey...

- MENAFN - JO

Qatar- Under-23 League

Qatar- Under-23 League...

- MENAFN - JO

Young Qatari athletes to make their presence felt

Young Qatari athletes to make their presence felt...

- MENAFN - JO

Qatar- Al Sadd and Al Rayyan drawn in same group for QSL Cup

Qatar- Al Sadd and Al Rayyan drawn in same group for QSL Cup...

- MENAFN - JO

Qatar's Shaikh Abdullah calls for meeting to address crisis

Urgent need for Qataris to meet as crisis situation inexorably compounded, he tweeted

- GulfNews - AE

Bahrain: Qatar seized 15 boats, 20 fisherman

Kingdom's interior ministry says three boats have been seized in the last two days

- GulfNews - AE

Snapchat blocks Al-Jazeera in Saudi Arabia

Snapchat has blocked Qatari broadcaster Al-Jazeera from its app in Saudi Arabia at the request of Saudi authorities, the image sharing service said Monday, as tensions simmer between the Gulf states.

- The Daily Star - LB

Somalia regional state sides with Saudi Arabia over Qatar

A Somali regional state has declared its support for Saudi Arabia and other Arab countries that have cut ties with Qatar, in a new challenge to Somalia's efforts to stay neutral in the dispute.

- FOX News - US

Qatari tribe accuses authorities of systematic repression

Al Ghofran family members urge the UN rights body to urgently intervene, support their struggle to restore their rights in Qatar

- GulfNews - AE

Is the GCC finished? No, it's not

The 16-week-old Qatar crisis will be eventually addressed and the GCC will prove to be more resilient than doomsayers think

- GulfNews - AE

Shaikh Abdullah calls for action, says silence is letting Qataris down

Initial responses by Qatari nationals, social media users support call

- GulfNews - AE

No progress on Qatar and Saudi Arabia row

- Brookings - US

BAE gains surprise win for Typhoon fighter jet with Qatar deal

LONDON, Sept 18 — Qatar signed an initial order for 24 Eurofighter Typhoon combat jets from the UK in a surprise win for manufacturer BAE Systems Plc, as the newly isolated Persian Gulf state beefs up air defences with the third contract placed...

- The Malay Mail - MY

Snap blocks Al Jazeera in Saudi Arabia to comply with local laws'

Snap has bowed to pressure from the government of Saudi Arabia to censor a news channel operated by the Qatar-based news broadcaster, Al Jazeera, from the Snapchat Discover section of its app.

- TechCrunch - US

Snap blocks Al Jazeera in Saudi Arabia

The company has blocked Al Jazeera’s Snapchat Discover channel under pressure from the government of Saudi Arabia, reports TechCrunch. The Al Jazeera Snap Discover channel was launched in Saudi Arabia in May of this year. The Saudi government has long accused the channel of being a tool for neighboring Qatar to ...

- Fast Company - US

Snapchat Blocks Al Jazeera in Saudi Arabia

Social media platform Snapchat has blocked access to Al Jazeera content in Saudi Arabia, reported BBC.  Snapchat said it was asked by the Saudi authorities to remove the Qatari-backed broadcaster's Discover Publisher Channel because it violated local laws. Qatar is in an ongoing dispute with Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Egypt ...

- Novinite - BG

Work on Qatar's mega reservoirs project finished by 70pct

Work on Qatar's mega reservoirs project finished by 70pct...

- MENAFN - JO

Qatar to buy 24 fighter jets from Britain

Doha signs agreement to purchase two dozen Typhoon aircraft in second major arms purchase since Gulf crisis began.

- Al Jazeera - QA

Al Jazeera’s Snapchat channel blocked in Saudi Arabia

Al Jazeera's Snapchat presence is the latest casualty in the ongoing diplomatic crisis between Qatar and its neighbors in the Middle East. The Wall Street Journal is reporting that Snap has blocked the news outlet's channel in Saudi Arabia. Al Jazeer...

- Engadget - US

Qatar feeling serious pain from Saudi blockade

British are getting nervous with some fearing the possibility of a prolonged conflict in the Persian Gulf

- The Globe and Mail - CA

Qatar to buy 24 Typhoon jets from UK's BAE Systems

Christopher Furlong/Getty Images DOHA - Qatar's defense minister has signed a letter of intent to purchase 24 Typhoon jets from British defense group BAE Systems, in a move that could anger other Gulf countries boycotting Doha. Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Egypt and Bahrain cut diplomatic and trade links with Qatar on June 5, ...

- Business Insider - US

Qatar to buy Eurofighter Typhoons

Qatar has signed a letter of intent for the procurement of Eurofighter Typhoon combat aircraft, the UK government announced on 17 September. The LOI, which was signed during a meeting in Qatar between defence secretaries Michael Fallon and Khalid bin Mohammed al Attiyah, is for the proposed

- Jane’s - US

No Progress On Qatar And Saudi Arabia Row

- Brookings - US

Snapchat scrubs Al-Jazeera in Saudi Arabia

Global image messaging service Snapchat has scrubbed Qatari broadcaster Al Jazeera from its app in Saudi Arabia at the request of Saudi authorities, the company said on Monday

- The Daily Star - LB

Snapchat scrubs Al-Jazeera in Saudi Arabia

Global image messaging service Snapchat has scrubbed Qatari broadcaster Al Jazeera from its app in Saudi Arabia at the request of Saudi authorities, the company said on Monday.

- PhysOrg - NL

Qatar- Non-communicable diseases caused 40mn deaths in '16

Qatar- Non-communicable diseases caused 40mn deaths in '16...

- MENAFN - JO

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