Middle East

Trump gives Qatari emir warm welcome

The US president calls Qatari emir a 'friend' as the Gulf nation inks trade and defence deals worth billions of dollars.

Trump gives Qatari emir warm welcome

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Qatar signs $8bn petrochemical deal with Chevron

The Gulf nation's petroleum company will develop a new plant along the country's coast with the American energy firm.

Qatar signs $8bn petrochemical deal with Chevron

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Billion-dollar deal: Qatar agrees to buy US planes & jet engines

The Gulf nation agreed to buy military equipment and develop a petrochemicals complex with Chevron.

Billion-dollar deal: Qatar agrees to buy US planes & jet engines

Qatar

Inching away from Saudi-UAE axis, Jordan restores ties with Qatar

Qatar hosts tens of thousands of skilled Jordanian workers whose remittances help the faltering economy back home.

Inching away from Saudi-UAE axis, Jordan restores ties with Qatar

Middle East

Qatar's emir meets Trump to discuss economy and security

Meeting comes amid soaring tensions between Iran and the US and an ongoing regional blockade against Qatar.

Qatar's emir meets Trump to discuss economy and security

Afghanistan

The activists leading efforts for women's rights at Afghan talks

Female delegates at intra-Afghan talks in Doha say many women pin hopes on them to advance dialogue on women's rights.

The activists leading efforts for women's rights at Afghan talks

Counting the Cost

From start-up to unicorn in the Middle East

Ride-hailing app Careem was bought by Uber for $3bn, but what are the challenges facing start-ups in the Middle East?

Asia

Intra-Afghan talks with Taliban kick off in Qatar

Afghans from across the political and social spectrum to meet Taliban representatives in bid to end the 18-year war.

Intra-Afghan talks with Taliban under way in Qatar

AJ Impact

Qatar's economy is taking a hit before the 2022 World Cup

What was once a major factor of its economy, Qatar's construction-driven growth has hit its lowest point since 2012.

Qatar's economy is taking a hit before the 2022 World Cup

Afghanistan

'Spectacular progress', says Taliban as US talks enter fifth day

Taliban spokesman says latest round of negotiations in Doha has resulted in completion of '80-90 percent' of agreement.

'Spectacular progress', says Taliban as US talks enter fifth day

AJ Impact

Risky business: The allure of liquefied natural gas

Energy companies have big plans for more export terminals in North America, but a new report calls them into question.

Risky business: The allure of liquefied natural gas

Afghanistan

Taliban, Afghan rivals 'set to meet' in fresh bid for peace

The international efforts to bring warring sides to the table comes as Taliban continues to carry out deadly attacks.

Taliban, Afghan rivals 'set to meet' in fresh bid for peace

Qatar

US deploys F-22 fighters to Qatar amid Iran tensions

F-22 fighter jets deployed to Qatar for the first time, US military says, adding to buildup of US forces in the Gulf.

US deploys F-22 stealth fighters to Qatar amid Iran tensions

Talk to Al Jazeera

Saudi scholar Alaoudh: 'MBS is not Saudi Arabia'

The son of jailed Muslim leader Salman al-Awdah on Khashoggi's murder and the erosion of rights and liberties under MBS.

United States

Tillerson: Kushner conducted diplomacy behind my back

Former US Secretary of State tells congressional committee Trump's son-in-law made his job more difficult.