Qatar has delayed choosing Western partners for the world's largest liquefied natural gas (LNG) project by several months after surprising the industry with a big expansion plan despite a collapse in global gas prices, four sources said.
Diplomatic sources say negotiations between Saudi Arabia and Qatar to resolve a bitter bilateral conflict and end a Persian Gulf regional diplomatic and economic rift have broke down soon after starting.
Qatar's ruler has appointed a new prime minister, the office of Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani said on Tuesday, choosing a close associate for an influential role that seeks to ensure the emir's writ runs throughout the Persian Gulf state's administration.
Commander of the Iranian Navy Rear Admiral Hossein Khanzadi in a meeting with his Qatari counterpart invited the Arab country’s navy to attend an upcoming maritime exercise of the Indian Ocean Naval Symposium (IONS) as observer.
Liverpool supported calls by human rights groups for thorough investigations into the deaths of migrant workers in Qatar, before the club flies to Persian Gulf country next week to play in FIFA’s Club World Cup.
The United States has resumed talks with the Taliban militant group in Qatar, according to a US source, days after President Donald Trump paid a surprise visit to the war-torn country and hinted at a resumption of the negotiations.
In a bid to diminish dependence on Russian natural gas Germany is embracing liquefied natural gas technology (LNG), while at the same time preparing to benefit from the Gazprom-led Nord Stream 2 project.