Project Blue, a firm owned by the Qatar Investment Authority, had used a type of Islamic finance that meant a bank actually owned the property.  (
May 29, 2016 - 09:00 GMT
A UK court has ruled that HM Revenue & Customs pursued the wrong party for taxes in the sale of Chelsea Barracks to Qatar Investment Authority in 2007.
Lockheed Martin would be the principal contractor for the sale. (Wikipedia)
May 29, 2016 - 05:00 GMT
The $20 million FMS package would involve 50 Javelin Guided Missiles and 10 Command Launch Units and be contracted to Lockheed Martin.
Qatar football team
May 28, 2016 - 22:50 GMT
Coached by Daniel Carreno, Qatar will play a friendly against Albania on Sunday before winding down their training camp in Austria. The squad’s training camp is based 90-minute drive away from Vienna, a Qatar Football Association (QFA) official said on Saturday.
The Qatar Ladies Open will be held from November 23-26 at the Doha Golf Club
May 27, 2016 - 17:25 GMT
The Ladies European Tour is set to break new ground this winter when it stages an event in Qatar for the first time.
Analysts had earlier predicted that Qatar's bond would only be valued at $5 billion. (File photo)
May 26, 2016 - 12:56 GMT
The sale will help to bridge Qatar's budget deficit, which is expected to reach $12.8B this year due to persistently low oil prices.
Jaysh al-Islam fighters in Eastern Ghouta. (AFP/File)
May 26, 2016 - 12:30 GMT
Jaysh al-Islam and al-Rahman Legion signed a ceasefire agreement and decided to unite rebel forces in Eastern Ghouta.
The agreement was signed yesterday during a ceremony at Al Jazeera headquarters in the Qatari capital Doha.  (AFP/Tuck/Ullstein Bild)
May 26, 2016 - 11:07 GMT
The agreement allows Turkey's Anadolu Agency News Academy and Al Jazeera's Media Training and Development Centre to hold joint training programs and exchanges.
Doha Bank is the worst performing lender on the Qatar Exchange Index, having been hit by negative S&P ratings due to an expected further deterioration in its asset quality. (File photo)
May 25, 2016 - 12:00 GMT
Bank liquidity in the GCC has been hit by a more than 50 per cent slide in crude prices since mid-2014, forcing banks to redefine its business models.
Iran continues to stress that it has no plans to freeze the level of its oil production and exports. (File photo)
May 25, 2016 - 05:17 GMT
Ahead of Vienna OPEC meeting, there are signs of slow market recovery, but Qatar's energy minister does not rule out reviving talks of a production freeze.
Qatar is spending up to $200B on infrastructure required to host the tournament.(Yaeni)
May 24, 2016 - 06:00 GMT
Investments include opportunities in sports development, event management and promotion, construction, goods and equipment, marketing, tourism and maintenance.
The Gulf Cup logo
May 23, 2016 - 15:10 GMT
The chairmen of the six GCC football associations along with chiefs of Yemen and Iraq decided on Saturday that Qatar will host the 23rd edition of the Gulf Cup.
Up to $200 billion is being spent on wider infrastructure required to host the World Cup. (Twitter)
May 23, 2016 - 10:28 GMT
Spending on Qatar's infrastructure and stadiums is well on track, with labor inspections and scrutiny of recruitment agencies also on the increase.
Akram Afif
May 22, 2016 - 16:58 GMT
Woot, woot! Qatar’s most promising footballer, 19-year-old international Akram Afif, has made it to the Spanish La Liga. He officially just signed...
Lekhwiya team
May 21, 2016 - 20:59 GMT
There are straightforward wins and then there are those where a team pulls off a great turnaround and produces a win that remain etched in the memories of players and fans alike for long.
Delta has accused Gulf airlines of competing unfairly by receiving billions in government subsidies, claims strongly denied. (File photo)
May 19, 2016 - 07:00 GMT
Qatar Airline launches a celebration of its new Atlanta route in Delta Airlines' hometown, prompting Delta to cancel its long-standing sponsorship of the concert venue.
Al Rayyan Stadium (source: Gulf Times)
May 18, 2016 - 15:44 GMT
The Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy (SC) has been awarded the Stadium Design of the Year award for Al Rayyan Stadium at the 2016 World Stadium Congress in Doha.