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Qatar’s Emir: Attacks on Eastern Ghouta ‘crime against humanity’

Qatar's Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, has characterised the latest intensive bombardment of Syria's Eastern Ghouta as a "crime against humanity".

Qatar’s finances boosted by Qataris repatriating wealth

The Qatar Financial Centre (QFC) is seeing a surge in business as Qataris register more of their assets at home and multinationals navigating a Gulf boycott of the country boost their local presence, its chief executive told Reuters.

Qatar, France sign $1bn fighter jet deal amid Gulf crisis

Qatar announced Thursday a deal to buy 12 French-built Rafale fighter jets, as it faces a boycott by neighbouring Gulf states in the region’s worst political crisis in years.

Qatar appoints women to Shura Council for first time

Qatar has appointed women to one of its most important consultative bodies, the Shura Council, for the first time in the country’s history, according to a royal decree announced Thursday.

Macron urges lifting of Qatar embargo

French President Emmanuel Macron on Friday urged the lifting of a Saudi-led embargo on Qatar in effect since June.

Saudi Arabia suspends any dialogue with Qatar

Saudi Arabia on Saturday suspended any dialogue with Qatar, accusing it of “distorting facts”, just after a report of a phone call between the leaders of both countries suggested a breakthrough in the Gulf dispute.

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