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Making a Mark: Qatar Warns Desert Monolith Vandals

Towering over the Qatari desert, American sculpture artist Richard Serra's four steel monoliths called "East-West/West-East" look virtually unassailable.

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Qatar Eyes Diplomatic Win with US, Taliban Deal

Providing neutral space for talks on ending Afghanistan's 18-year conflict has boosted Qatar's international profile and helped it defy a painful embargo enforced by neighbours and former allies.

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Qatar Welcomes US Mideast Peace Plan, Urges Changes

Qatar responded cautiously Wednesday to US President Donald Trump's Israeli-Palestinian peace plan, saying it welcomed efforts to broker "longstanding peace" but warned that was unattainable without concessions to the Palestinians.

The plan grants Israel much of what it has sought in decades of international diplomacy, namely control over Jerusalem as its "undivided" capital, rather than a city to share with the Palestinians. The plan also lets Israel annex West Bank settlements.

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Qatar Emir Skips Riyadh Summit despite Thawing Ties

Qatar's emir skipped a Gulf summit in Riyadh on Tuesday that had been pilled as a potential  "reconciliation conference" amid signs of a thaw between Doha and a Saudi-led bloc.

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Qatar Emir Eyes Polls, Hails Economy despite Boycott

Qatar's ruler said Tuesday his gas-rich Gulf state has overcome the economic impact of a regional embargo and will be ready to hold its first national elections within two years.

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Qatar to Test New 2022 Stadium during Club World Cup

Qatar will inaugurate the third of its eight World Cup stadiums when the Education City ground hosts the Club World Cup semi-final tie on December 18, FIFA said on Monday.

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Qatar Airways Reports $639-mn Loss as Boycott Bites

Qatar Airways hit turbulence on Wednesday posting a net loss for the year to March 2019 of $639 million which the airline blamed on key markets closing their airspace to Doha.

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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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