Qatar was ranked first among Arab countries and 22nd overall in the Global Food Security Index 2018, released by The Economist Intelligence Unit.
Turkey and its main regional ally Qatar on Tuesday launched military exercises in Qatar that will involve some 250 Turkish troops and 30 armoured vehicles, reports said.
French construction group Vinci said on Friday that its Qatar business had seen no disruption at this stage after Saudi Arabia, Egypt, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Bahrain severed relations with Qatar last month.
Sanctions imposed by Arab states pushed Qatar's inflation rate up only modestly in June, official data showed on Thursday, suggesting Doha is having considerable success in limiting economic damage caused by its diplomatic crisis.
US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson faces an uphill task in persuading four Arab states to end a boycott of Qatar in talks after the four labelled a US-Qatar terrorism financing accord an inadequate response to their concerns.
The US State Department has said that the memorandum of understanding (MoU) between Qatar and the United States on curbing financing of terrorism set a good example for other countries.
US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson told reporters in Doha that Qatar had "reasonable" views in the month-old diplomatic row with Arab neighbours and he was hopeful of progress towards a resolution.
Qatar's exports to Japan, India, South Korea and China have not been affected by a boycott of Doha by four Arab states, Minister of Energy and Industry HE Dr Mohamed bin Saleh al-Sada said.
US President Donald Trump spoke separately to the leaders of Saudi Arabia, Abu Dhabi and Qatar on Sunday to discuss his ‘concerns about the ongoing dispute’ between Qatar and its Gulf and Arab neighbors ...