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Gulf Crisis Exposes the Weakness of Trump's 'Unpredictability' - Chatham House

The US president's lack of interest in telegraphing his positions in advance may work in business, but it has a debilitating effect on policymaking. Jacob Parakilas. Dr Jacob Parakilas. Deputy Head, US and the Americas Programme. Peter Salisbury.and more »

Qatar Launches WTO Complaint Against Gulf Trade Boycott - The Wire

Qatar filed a wide-ranging legal complaint at the World Trade Organisation on Monday to challenge a trade boycott by Saudi Arabia, Bahrain and United Arab Emirates. Qatar Launches WTO Complaint Against Gulf Trade Boycott. Cars drive past the building ...and more »

Qatar accuses Saudi Arabia of politicising Hajj - Aljazeera.com

Qatar has accused Saudi Arabia of politicising the Hajj, claiming Riyadh has imposed restrictions on Qatari nationals planning to travel to Mecca for the annual Muslim pilgrimage. Qatar's National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) said on Saturday that ...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 »

UAE ambassador to US: Boycotting countries have evidence Qatar backs terrorism - Al-Arabiya

The United Arab Emirates ambassador to Washington, Yousef Al Otaiba, revealed that the four countries boycotting Qatar have conclusive evidence to indict Doha for its support of armed militias in Syria, Libya and Somalia, in addition to supporting and ...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 »

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

Gulf leaders in Bahrain have said talks with Qatar are possible but Doha must take demands seriously. On the sidelines, the Saudis accused Qatar of making a 'declaration of war' over holy sites. google+ Tumblr VZ Xing Newsvine Digg. Minister of Foreign ...and more »

Gulf crisis derails hajj plans for Qataris - Aljazeera.com

Some Qatari nationals have had their hajj plans derailed amid a Saudi-led blockade, which has prevented local companies from making the necessary arrangements for the annual pilgrimage. Qataris were not banned from performing the hajj, but companies ...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 »

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 »