Israel and the Islamist group Hamas have no desire to go to war despite an uptick in violence, the Qatari envoy who helped mediate a truce between the sides along the volatile Gaza border, said on Saturday.
The United States and the Taliban officials resumed talks in Qatar on Thursday to firm up a deal enabling the withdrawal of U.S. troops from Afghanistan in return for the Taliban security guarantees, the Taliban and senior U.S. official said.
A U.S. special envoy will travel to Qatar and Afghanistan on Tuesday to resume peace talks, as the United States seeks an end to the conflict that will enable it to withdraw American troops from the country after nearly 20 years.
U.S. special envoy for Afghanistan Zalmay Khalilzad will travel to Qatar and Afghanistan on Tuesday to resume talks with the Taliban and the Afghan government on a peace process, the State Department said.
Qatar Petroleum concluded a
five-year agreement to supply condensate feedstock to ExxonMobil
Trading Asia Pacific Pte. Ltd. in Singapore, the Doha-based
company said in a statement published on Tuesday.
Saudi shares ended lower on Sunday, hit by
weakness in banking stocks, while the Qatari index snapped a three-day losing
streak as Industries Qatar's rebounded after steep declines on its
The Saudi index eased by 0.3%, with Saudi British Bank
dropping about 1.3% and Samba Financial Group falling 1.3%. The Riyadh
market had resumed t
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