State-run Qatargas, the world’s largest producer of liquefied natural gas (LNG), said on Sept. 20 that it had signed a medium-term sales and purchase agreement with Turkey’s Botaş to deliver 1.5 million tons of LNG each year for three years.
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Israeli flags have recently been waved during independence rallies in the cities of northern Iraq’s Kurdistan region.
Qatar has signed an agreement to buy 24 Typhoon fighter jets from Britain, a second major defense deal signed by Doha during its lengthening diplomatic dispute with its neighbors.
President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and Qatari Emir Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani on Sept. 14 discussed bilateral relations as well as regional and international developments.
Qatar's Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani will hold talks in Ankara on Sept. 14 with President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, an ally of Doha in its dispute with Gulf Arab neighbors.
Qatari Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdurrahman al-Thani arrived in Ankara for talks with the Turkish leadership, after a recent attempt to resolve the ongoing dispute between his country and major Arab powers failed.
Two of the world’s largest energy producers, Qatar and Russia, on Aug. 30 vowed to increase trade ties at a time when the emirate is facing an economic boycott from neighboring states.
Qatar restored full diplomatic relations with Iran early Aug. 24, disregarding the demands of Arab nations now locked in a regional dispute with the energy-rich country that it lessen its ties to Tehran.
The first direct reefer (refrigerated) container service between Qatar and Turkey has been launched by a company linked to the Qatari government.
Egypt called off a scheduled meeting between its foreign minister and top United States presidential adviser Jared Kushner on Aug. 23 after the United States decided to withhold millions of dollars in aid.
Cutting Qatar’s defense ties with Turkey is an “obvious intervention of internal affairs,” Qatar’s ambassador to Ankara said Aug. 19.
Qatari pilgrims began arriving in Saudi Arabia yesterday, Saudi media reported, after Riyadh said it was opening up its border and airports for those attending the annual haj pilgrimage despite a diplomatic rift that cut travel ties
Qatar, isolated by its neighbors in a diplomatic crisis, on Aug. 9 introduced a visa-free entry program for 80 nationalities to stimulate air transport and tourism.
Joint Turkish-Qatari naval exercises concluded outside the Qatari capital of Doha on Aug. 7, according to statements issued by Qatar’s Defense Ministry
Turkey and Qatar will hold joint naval drills on Aug. 6-7, as part of a two-stage joint exercise amid the ongoing diplomatic crisis between Doha and several other Arab states, Anadolu Agency reported on Aug. 4.
The rift between Turkey and its biggest military ally the U.S. is continuing over two major issues. One is the ongoing activities of Fethullah Gülen, the U.S.-resident Islamist preacher accused of being behind the military coup attempt of July 15, 2016.
Turkey asked Qatar, which has been under a blockade by Arab countries since June, to join hands for sustainable food production, the Turkish economy minister said on Aug. 3.
Turkey and Qatar started a joint military exercise on Aug. 1 with the participation of over 250 Turkish troops and more than 30 armored vehicles, a Turkish official has told the Hürriyet Daily News.
Qatar has filed a complaint with the World Trade Organization over an “illegal siege” imposed by its Gulf neighbors, the commerce ministry said on July 31.
The Qatari authorities have accused Saudi Arabia of jeopardizing the annual hajj pilgrimage to Mecca of Qatari pilgrims by refusing to guarantee their safety.
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