Qatar

January 9, 2015

Bayern Munich team
20:43 GMT

Bundesliga champions and leaders Bayern Munich left for a training camp in Qatar on Friday, with Holger Badstuber, David Alaba and Javi Martinez among the 26 players on board.

Ivo Karlovic
20:29 GMT

World number one Novak Djokovic suffered a surprise defeat against Croatian Ivo Karlovic in three sets during their quarterfinal clash at the Qatar Open in Doha.

Rafael Nadal
20:18 GMT

Rafael Nadal will remain in the Gulf for a few days next week in hopes of whipping his tennis into shape, with the Spaniard turning down wild card entries for p-Australian Open ATP events in Sydney and Auckland.

January 8, 2015

Novak Djokovic
18:07 GMT

World number one Novak Djokovic brushed aside his Ukrainian rival Sergiy Stakhovsky in straight sets in the second-round contest at the Qatar Open in Doha .

Qatar Airways bought several Airbus airplanes including A320 and A330 cargo aircraft, A321, A319LR, and A340.
17:43 GMT

Qatar Airways has taken delivery of the world’s first Airbus A350 XWB.

Doha-based Qatar Airways, along with Dubai’s Emirates and Abu Dhabi’s Etihad are “the fastest growing carriers,” Baker told a news conference in Doha.
04:55 GMT

Qatar Airways chief Akbar Al-Baker boasted Wednesday that European carriers “cannot keep up” with competition from Gulf carriers.

January 7, 2015

Qatar Exxon Mobil Open logo
09:04 GMT

The 21-year-old partnership between Qatar Tennis Federation (QTF) and ExxonMobil has contributed a great deal to the development of the game of tennis in the country, besides boosting Qatar as a global sports hub, QTF President and Chairman of the Higher Organising Committee Nasser bin Ghanim al Khelaifi has said.

January 6, 2015

Rafael Nadal
22:42 GMT

World number three Rafael Nadal made the worst possible start to the new season as he lost to Germany’s Michael Berrer in round one of the Qatar Open on Tuesday.

January 1, 2015

A file photo shows Al-Jazeera news channel's Australian journalist Peter Greste (L) and his colleagues, Egyptian-Canadian Mohamed Fadel Fahmy (C) and Egyptian Baher Mohamed, listening to the verdict inside the defendants' cage during their trial. (AFP/File)
05:00 GMT

The three journalists of the Qatar-based news network in English were sentenced in June to jail terms ranging from seven to 10 years for spreading false news and aiding the Muslim Brotherhood, a group now outlawed by Egyptian authorities.

December 30, 2014

According to the PLO's Authority of Prisoners' Affairs, 1,266 Palestinian children below the age of 15, had spent time in Israeli detention in 2014. (AFP/File)
22:00 GMT

The Palestine Liberation Organization said on Tuesday over 1,000 Palestinian children had been detained by Israeli forces in the West Bank and Jerusalem in 2014.

Paris Saint-Germain 1-0 Inter: Cabaye strikes to seal friendly victory
21:20 GMT

The midfielder's precision finish from a Gregory van der Wiel cross handed the French champions a narrow win in Morocco

Officials from Qatar's embassy have made no comments on the incident. (AFP/File)
09:55 GMT

Qatar's embassy in Turkey was attacked by an armed man, injuring a security guard at the site, according to a report.

December 28, 2014

Power rental market in Qatar is projected to grow at a CAGR of 23.3 per cent over the next six years
04:40 GMT

Increasing infrastructure development activities due to the upcoming Fifa World Cup 2022, rising transportation network, surging investments, rising hospitality sector and changing economic reforms are anticipated to drive the growth of power rental business in Qatar.

December 25, 2014

Who said Santa had a bunch of reindeer? Santa (or Santas more like it!) ride proud Arabian pedigree horses in the Middle East - it´s too hot for reindeer of course! Yalla, giddy up!!
04:13 GMT

Arab Santas unite! Here's our top picks from the MENA region. Welcome to Christmas in Arabia!

December 24, 2014

Qatar-based Al Jazeera shut down its Egypt channel in the past week, causing further tension between Cairo and Doha. (AFP/File)
20:00 GMT

Saudi brokered talks to end an 18-month standoff between Doha and Cairo will continue into January following Al Jazeera's decision to close its Egypt channel.