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Qatar Isolation Could Damage Gaza Reconstruction

Gulf sanctions against Qatar could damage reconstruction in the Hamas-run Gaza Strip, where it has provided large financial backing, the head of a major humanitarian charity warned Tuesday.

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Energy Exports a Lifeline for Boycott-Hit Qatar

A Saudi-led diplomatic and economic blockade against Qatar may threaten food imports but the tiny emirate still has a lifeline through its gas and oil exports, experts said Tuesday.

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Qatar, Wealthy Kingdom in Diplomatic Storm

Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Bahrain, Egypt and Yemen on Monday cut ties with Qatar, a small Gulf state which burst onto the diplomatic scene thanks to its rich energy resources.

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Qatar Airways Suspends All Flights to Saudi Arabia

Qatar Airways said on Monday it had suspended all flights to Saudi Arabia as a major diplomatic crisis escalated in the Gulf region.

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Key Developments in the Qatar-Gulf Crisis

Saudi Arabia, Bahrain and the United Arab Emirates severed ties with Gulf neighbor Qatar on Monday over accusations it supports extremism, with Egypt and Yemen following suit. 

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Iran's Zarif in Rare Visit to Qatar

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif held talks Wednesday with the emir of Qatar, on his first visit to the Gulf state since July 2015.

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Qatari Banks Hold $44-Billion Merger Talks

Three Qatari banks announced Tuesday that they are in merger talks to create a financial institution with assets of more than $44 billion.

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Qatar Flew Home 10,000 Labor Abuse Victims in 2015

Qatar flew home 10,000 workers who were victims of labor abuse during 2015, official government figures have revealed.

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Qatar, Kuwait to Cut Oil Production from January 1

Oil companies in Qatar and Kuwait on Tuesday announced that they will reduce production levels from the beginning of the year.

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Qatar's Workers Seek Security with Labour Law Change

"I've heard about a change in the law, but what the change will be I don't know," says Girijesh, an Indian electrician, during his hour-long lunch break in downtown Doha.

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