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Qatar to Distribute New Gaza Aid Funds

Gulf state Qatar is set to distribute more than $10 million in aid to thousands of cash-strapped Palestinians in the Gaza Strip, a Qatari official said on Monday.

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Qatar PM in Saudi on First Visit since Gulf Crisis

Qatar's Prime Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser al-Thani arrived in Saudi Arabia on Thursday to attend three summits, state media said, the highest ranking official to visit the kingdom since the start of a two-year-old Riyadh-led boycott.

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Qatar Invited by S. Arabia to Talks over Iran Tensions

Qatar said on Sunday that it had received an invitation from Saudi Arabia to attend emergency regional talks to discuss mounting tensions between Iran and the United States.

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Qatar to Abolish Exit Visa System by Year's End

Qatar is set to abolish its controversial exit visa system for all foreign workers by the end of the year, the UN's International Labour Organization said Friday. 

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Damascus Opens Airspace to Qatar Airways

Syria's government has agreed to allow planes from regional aviation giant Qatar Airways to fly over the country after eight years of conflict kept its planes at bay.

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Qatar Cabinet Approves Foreigner Property Rule

Qatar's Cabinet on Wednesday approved proposals to allow foreigners to own property and be granted residency at the same time, according to an official statement.

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Qatar Raises $12 bn in Bond Sale despite Political Crisis

Qatar has sold bonds worth $12 billion (nine billion euros), the finance ministry said Thursday, attracting strong demand despite an economic and diplomatic boycott by its former Gulf allies.

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Crisis, What Crisis? Qatari Love of Luxury Going Strong

Abdulla Sager al-Khori has little doubt about the significance of a luxury watch when it comes to fashion -- and making a statement -- even in the thick of Qatar's diplomatic crisis.

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Taliban Says Talks with the US Enter Fourth Day in Qatar

Negotiations between the Taliban and US officials in Qatar entered a fourth straight day Thursday, according to the insurgents, as the two sides pursue a potential deal to bring an end to Afghanistan's 17-year conflict. 

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U.S. Confirms Taliban Talks in Qatar

The United States confirmed Tuesday that its envoy is meeting in Qatar with the Taliban, seeking to negotiate an end to the Afghanistan war despite a new major attack claimed by the insurgents.

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