EghtesadOnline: Iran has lagged behind Turkey in seizing the opportunities in the Qatari market after Saudi Arabia and four of its allies in the region, namely the UAE, Bahrain, Egypt and Libya, cut diplomatic and economic ties with Doha back in June, the head of Shiraz Chamber of Commerce, Industries, Mining, and Agriculture, Jamal Razeqi Jahromi, said.
EghtesadOnline: Turkey, Iran and Qatar on Sunday signed a transportation pact for boosting trade among the three countries.
EghtesadOnline: The Saudi Arabia-led isolation of Qatar over its alleged financing of terrorists and relationship with Iran is the most important foreign confrontation in the world, U.S. President Donald Trump’s former strategist Steve Bannon said in a speech.
EghtesadOnline: A land route from Turkey to Qatar via Iran is now operational, with 200 trucks of food having already arrived in the Persian Gulf peninsula.
EghtesadOnline: Qatar could end a political standoff with a Saudi-led group of nations if it adheres to its earlier agreements to stop interfering in the internal affairs of neighboring countries, Saudi Prince Turki al-Faisal said.
EghtesadOnline: Saudi Arabia has long been an advocate of greater cooperation among the Arab monarchies bordering the Persian Gulf.
EghtesadOnline: Four Arab countries that imposed sanctions on Qatar have told the United States that U.S. companies doing business with them would not be punished for also working with Doha, four sources with knowledge of the matter said.
EghtesadOnline: Banks in the world’s wealthiest nation will need to offer more yield if they tap the market as almost half of their traditional investor base has cut ties with the country.
EghtesadOnline: Neymar’s imminent record transfer to French soccer team Paris Saint-Germain is a milestone for a club determined to win Europe’s top silverware. It’s also seen as a political statement by its wealthy owner: Qatar.
EghtesadOnline: Saudi Arabia's foreign minister called what he said was Qatar's demand for an internationalization of the Muslim hajj pilgrimage a declaration of war against the kingdom, Saudi-owned Al Arabiya television said on Sunday, but Qatar said it never made such a call.