November 25, 2015 - 22:45 GMT
Qatar's inaugural FIA World Touring Car Championship (WTCC) , 'Race of Qatar' starting at Lusail International Circuit Friday, will be unique as it will be the championship’s first night race and rally ace Nasser Saleh Al Attiyah will make his debut in the closing round of the world event.
Nasser Saleh al-Attiyah
November 25, 2015 - 10:58 GMT
Qatar’s Nasser Saleh al-Attiyah said he is feeling good ahead of his debut in the FIA World Touring Car Championship (WTCC), having tested his Campos Racing Team Chevrolet at the Losail International Circuit yesterday.
PSG to make further tribute to Paris attack victims
November 24, 2015 - 11:00 GMT
The words 'je suis Paris' will replace the sponsor on Paris Saint-Germain's shirts for the next two games after the recent attacks in the French capital
The Gate Mall, West Bay Doha. Malls previously scrapped the controversial policy, but Qatar's municipality has re-opened talks to re-institute it. (Pirancafe)
November 19, 2015 - 10:00 GMT
Critics complain that Qatar's families-only policy in malls on workers' only day off is subject to inconsistent application and racial-profiling.
Major upcoming world events, including World Expo 2020 and 2022 FIFA World Cup are taking place in the Gulf. These events call for complex and innovative architectural designs. (Courtesy of Hok)
November 17, 2015 - 22:38 GMT
In 2016, the GCC’s construction industry is set to reach a record high of $126 billion
HH Sheikha Moza bint Nasser recently opened Bin Jelmood House, a museum that charts slavery throughout history. (Twitter)
November 16, 2015 - 11:04 GMT
Qatar's new museum charting slavery throughout history is an odd gesture given the controversies surrounding the dire labor conditions of its migrant workers, argues one academic.
November 13, 2015 - 20:34 GMT
Kuwait was given the go-ahead to host the third edition of the GCC Olympics in 2019, the Executive Office announced yesterday following the 85th GCC National Olympic Committees Presidents’ Executive Office meeting in Doha.
November 11, 2015 - 16:20 GMT
Doha will host the 85th Executive Meeting for Heads of Olympic Committees in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) which will be held on November 11-12.
Armed Yemeni tribesmen from the Popular Resistance Committees stand next to an armored vehicle in the area of Sirwah west of Marib city, on November 8, 2015. (AFP/Abdullah al-Qadry)
November 11, 2015 - 14:24 GMT
The death of Mohammad Hamed Sulaiman marks Qatar's first casualty in its participation in an Arab coalition against Houthi rebels in Yemen.
Robert De Niro joined world-renowned chef Nobuyuki Matsuhisa to officially open the world’s largest Nobu restaurant in Doha, Qatar. (Facebook)
November 09, 2015 - 14:18 GMT
Robert De Niro joins world-renowned chef Nobuyuki Matsuhisa to officially open the world’s largest Nobu restaurant in Doha, Qatar.
Under the new law, workers may obtain exit permits through the Ministry of Interior rather than via their employer. (Twitter)
November 09, 2015 - 13:00 GMT
Human rights groups find that the new amendments to Qatar's controversial sponsorship law fall short in several areas.
Qatar has hundreds of thousands of migrant workers building projects for the 2022 World Cup. (AFP/File)
November 09, 2015 - 11:30 GMT
Qatar amended a labor law to change sponsorship restrictions and allow migrant workers more travel and flexibility.
Ricky Martin was spotted in a white thobe strolling down the streets of Doha, Qatar. (Facebook)
November 08, 2015 - 21:05 GMT
Ricky Martin was spotted in a white thobe strolling down the streets of Doha, Qatar.
Al Attiyah in action during the Oman International Rally on Saturday (source: Muscat Daily)
November 08, 2015 - 16:39 GMT
Nasser al Attiyah has equalled one of the longest standing records in world motor sport history.
Nasser Al Khelaifi, Chairman and CEO of beIN Media Group (source: Broadcast Pro Middle East)
November 08, 2015 - 09:26 GMT
beIN Sports has won the rights to broadcast the Premier League in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region for Seasons 2016/17 to 2018/19.
Nasser Saleh al-Attiyah
November 06, 2015 - 22:01 GMT
Qatar’s Nasser Saleh al-Attiyah and French co-driver Matthieu Baumel laid down the gauntlet to their rivals by posting the fastest time on the opening 2.5km timed super special of the 23rd Oman International Rally.