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UPDATE 2-Doha's hotels suffer in Eid holiday due to Arab sanctions

*Eid normally one of busiest times for Doha hotels. *Airport in Doha says this Eid period was "very busy". DOHA, June 26- A boycott imposed by four Arab nations that accuse Qatar of supporting terrorism is squeezing the tourism sector and Doha's hotels which would normally be full in the Eid al-Fitr holiday have seen steep falls in their occupancy rates.

Source: Reuters

UPDATE 1-Doha's hotels suffer in Eid holiday due to Arab sanctions

*Eid normally one of busiest times of year for Doha hotels. *Airport in Doha says this Eid period was "very busy". DOHA, June 26- A boycott imposed by four Arab nations that accuse Qatar of supporting terrorism is squeezing the tourism sector and Doha's hotels which would normally be full in the Eid al-Fitr holiday have seen steep falls in their occupancy rates.

Source: Reuters

EMERGING MARKETS-EM stocks hold near 2-week highs, currencies firm

LONDON, June 27- Emerging market equities hovered near two-week highs on Tuesday, underpinned by rising oil prices, solid Chinese industrial profits and a flat dollar, which also allowed the rand and the lira to firm. Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen would restate the case for a third 2017 interest rate rise when she speaks in London later.

Source: Reuters

Doha's hotels suffer in Eid holiday due to Arab sanctions

*Eid normally one of busiest times of year for Doha hotels. *But Saudi, UAE, Bahrain visitors absent. DOHA, June 26- A boycott imposed by four Arab nations that accuse Qatar of supporting terrorism is squeezing the tourism sector and Doha's hotels which would normally be full in the Eid al-Fitr holiday have seen steep falls in their occupancy rates.

Source: Reuters

Qatar's emir meets Exxon Mobil Corp CEO, state news agency says

The emir of Qatar met with Exxon Mobil Corp chairman and CEO Darren Woods in Doha on Saturday for talks on 'cooperation,' state news agency QNA reported.

Source: Reuters

Qatar's emir meets Exxon Mobil Corp CEO -agency

June 25- The emir of Qatar met with Exxon Mobil Corp chairman and CEO Darren Woods in Doha on Saturday for talks on "cooperation," state news agency QNA reported, following a rift between four Gulf states and Qatar that has raised worries about energy supplies. Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain and Egypt on Monday cut ties with Qatar, accusing the country...

Source: Reuters

UAE's Gargash says alternative to Qatar demands is 'not escalation but parting ways'

A senior UAE official said that if Qatar did not accept an ultimatum issued by Arab states which imposed a boycott on the small Gulf Arab nation this month, "the alternative is not escalation but parting ways".

Source: Reuters

Qatar says demands made by four Arab states not 'realistic'

Qatar said on Saturday the Arab States' list of demands was not reasonable or actionable.

Source: Reuters

Qatar says demands made by four Arab states not 'realistic'

DOHA, June 24- Qatar is reviewing a list of demands presented by four Arab states imposing a boycott on the wealthy Gulf country, but said on Saturday the list was not reasonable or actionable. Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Bahrain and the United Arab Emirates, which imposed a boycott on Qatar, issued an ultimatum to Doha to close Al Jazeera, curb ties with Iran, shut a Turkish...

Source: Reuters

Qatar says demands made by four Arab states not 'realistic'

DOHA, June 24- Qatar is reviewing a list of demands presented by four Arab states imposing a boycott on the wealthy Gulf country, but said on Saturday the list was not reasonable or actionable. Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Bahrain and the United Arab Emirates, which imposed a boycott on Qatar, issued an ultimatum to Doha to close Al Jazeera, curb ties with Iran, shut a Turkish...

Source: Reuters