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Qatar files WTO complaint against trade boycott -

Qatar has filed a complaint with the World Trade Organization (WTO) to challenge a trade boycott by Saudi Arabia, Bahrain and the United Arab Emirates. By formally "requesting consultations" with the three countries, the first step in a trade dispute ...and more »

Qatar takes complaint of 'illegal siege' to WTO - Financial Times

Qatar has lodged a formal complaint with the World Trade Organisation against the “illegal siege” imposed by four Arab neighbours that have accused the Gulf state of sponsoring terrorism. The complaint, lodged with the WTO's dispute-settlement body, ...and more »

Qatar condemns Saudi 'politicisation' of hajj pilgrimage - The New Arab

Qatar's religious authorities have condemned reports in Saudi media that Doha has suspended registration for the hajj pilgrimage. Tags: Qatar, Saudi Arabia, hajj, fake news, Gulf crisis. Qatar's religious authorities have condemned reports in Saudi ...and more »

Economic War Against Qatar Backfires On Saudi Arabia And United Arab Emirates - HuffPost

The pampered petro-states of Saudi Arabia and United Arab Emirates expected a quick victory after imposing a quasi-blockade on neighboring Qatar. Past crises in relations had been peacefully resolved, but this time Qatar's antagonists demanded its ...and more »

Arab states may be gearing up to hit Qatar with more sanctions - Business Insider

FILE PHOTO: Buildings are seen from across the water in Doha Thomson Reuters DUBAI (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia, Egypt, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Bahrain are expected to discuss imposing new economic sanctions on Qatar when they meet in the ...and more »

Quartet stands firm on Qatar demands - The National

Sheikh Khalid said during a joint press conference that their discussion was a 'continuation of their meeting in Cairo' on July 5. The National staff. July 30, 2017. Updated: July 30, 2017 08:52 AM. 0. shares. 0. shares. x. Bahraini foreign minister ...and more »

Arab states refrain from waging more crippling sanctions against Qatar - Business Insider

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Four Arab states that cut ties with Qatar are refraining for now from imposing more punitive measures against the Gulf state. FILE PHOTO - Bahrain Foreign Minister Sheikh Khalid bin Ahmed al-Khalifa speaks during the ...and more »

The Gulf Crisis: A Lesson In Reputation Management - HuffPost

Lurking below the surface of the Gulf crisis, are rival, yet troubled, attempts by Qatar and its detractors to use sports to boost soft power and/or launder tarnished images of their autocracies. Ironically, the crisis threatens to have levelled the ...and more »

Gulf states say talks with Qatar are possible if demands are met - Deutsche Welle

Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, Egypt and the United Arab Emirates said on Sunday they were willing to hold discussions with Qatar to mend ties but only if it showed willingness to change course and comply with their demands. Foreign ministers of the four Arab ...and more »

Exxon Mobil Isn't Particularly Worried About Trump's Qatar Crisis - HuffPost

Exxon Mobil Corp. isn't sweating the diplomatic crisis simmering in Qatar. The oil and gas giant's profits doubled to $3.35 billion compared to this quarter last year, the company said Friday. That's despite the weeks-long spat between the tiny Gulf ...and more »