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April 7, 2018 1:09 AM Trump, UAE leader push for unity in Gulf as dispute drags on

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump and Abu Dhabi Crown Prince Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed of the United Arab Emirates agreed on Friday to push for unity among Gulf nations, the White House said, amid a bitter standoff between Qatar and other U.S. allies in the region. The two leaders agreed in a telephone call that members of the six-nation 85

March 27, 2018 2:01 AM GOP Fundraiser Sues Qatar Over Stolen Emails

Elliott Broidy accuses the emirate of leaking messages that detailed contacts with Trump administration and the U.A.E. Republican fundraiser Elliott Broidy sued Qatar on Monday, accusing the Middle East emirate of trying to discredit him by stealing and leaking emails that detailed his contacts with the Trump administration and Persian Gulf rival, the United 65

March 7, 2018 7:59 AM Saudi prince says Qatar won't be barred from Arab summit

CAIRO – Saudi Arabia's crown prince says Qatar will not be barred from an Arab summit in Riyadh later this month, but predicted the standoff with Doha could last a long time. Prince Mohammed bin Salman's comments were made to local editors during a visit to Egypt this week and published Wednesday in the independent Al-Shorouk newspaper. Saudi Arabia 64

March 7, 2018 6:08 AM Exxon CEO struggles to reverse Tillerson's legacy of failed bets

HOUSTON (Reuters) - Exxon Mobil Corp’s (XOM.N) $200 million write-down last month on abandoned ventures in Russia - once its next big frontier - points to challenges facing Chief Executive Darren Woods in his second year leading the world’s largest publicly traded oil producer. Some of the biggest bets taken by his predecessor Rex Tillerson, now the U.S. secretary 83

March 3, 2018 12:54 AM Sharma soars into the lead in Mexico

Success has come quickly for Shubhankar Sharma, and the Mexico Championship is no exception. Sharma hit a 3-wood that landed on the green and settled 2 feet away for an eagle on the opening hole at Chapultepec Golf Club. He finished with three straight birdies for a 5-under 66. And in his first World Golf Championship, he takes a two-shot lead into the weekend 93

February 26, 2018 9:40 AM 2 lions from Mideast war zones head to South African refuge

JOHANNESBURG – Two lions rescued from neglected zoos in war zones in Iraq and Syria have been transported to South Africa to recover from physical and psychological trauma at a big cat sanctuary. Fiona Miles with international animal welfare group Four Paws says the male lions have arrived in Johannesburg on a Qatar Airways flight after leaving an animal 69

February 25, 2018 8:40 PM Qatar Airways' new plane battles jet lag with ambient light, hospital-grade air filters

The plane also claims the quietest twin-aisle cabin, larger overhead bins, higher ceilings and window seats where every seat has a window. (Qatar Airways) A sleek new plane designed with customer comfort in mind hit the skies this weekend. Qatar Airways unleashed its new A350-1000 with premium airplane upgrades on Saturday between London and Doha, Qatar 209

February 20, 2018 4:34 PM USA Track & Field President Placed on Leave Amid Corruption Probe

Vin Lananna, who said the action was not necessary, was approached by investigators “months ago.” The probe is looking at the awarding of several sporting events, including the 2021 World Championships to the city of Eugene, Ore. The president of USA Track & Field was placed on leave by the organization after being approached by federal investigators 27

February 18, 2018 8:22 PM Kvitova beats Muguruza in Qatar final to get back into top 10

(Reuters) - Twice Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova stormed back into the world’s top 10 for the first time since being stabbed just over two years ago when she beat Spain’s Garbine Muguruza in the Qatar Open final on Sunday for her second title of the season. Coming into the tournament 21st in the WTA rankings, the Czech won 3-6 6-3 6-4 in two hours 52

February 8, 2018 8:04 PM AP Interview: Qatari official urges world to aid Gaza

JERUSALEM – A Qatari official has called on the international community to send aid to the people of the Gaza Strip, saying the dire conditions in the territory could potentially spill over into renewed violence. In an interview, Mohammed El Amadi, the head of Qatar's Gaza reconstruction committee, said he hopes that his country's support for the territory 63