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Two months into Saudi-led boycott, Qatar goes on the offensive

Last week, Qatar inked a US$262 million deal to bring one of soccer's most well-known stars, Neymar, to the Paris Saint-Germain team, Qatar's most prominent sports asset.


THE tiny nation of Qatar is defiantly weathering a boycott by four of its neighbours in a deepening crisis that has roiled the region and threatened US interests.

Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain and Egypt severed ties and imposed an economic blockade on Qatar...

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