Qatar

July 24, 2013

CAIRO, EGYPT - JULY 12: Mohamed Morsi masks are displayed for sale at the base for supporters of ousted president Morsi on the third day of Ramadan, the sacred holy month for Muslims where many will fast from sun-up to sun-down on July 12, 2013 in Cairo, Egypt. ( Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
13:39 GMT

A Qatar foreign ministry official says continued detention of deposed President Morsi detrimental to Egypt's stability.

July 23, 2013

Qatar’s initial talks to buy DEA are unlikely to proceed quickly
10:55 GMT

A state-owned Qatari entity has held initial talks with German utility RWE about buying its DEA oil and gas exploration and production unit.

July 22, 2013

I have no reason to leave PSG, says Ibrahimovic
22:11 GMT

The 31-year-old insists there is no truth to the rumours that he is on his way out of the Parc des Princes and is excited to begin his partnership with Edinson Cavani

July 15, 2013

The combined annual production of 2 billion cubic feet (bcf) at the Helium 1 and 2 plants will help meet around 25 per cent of current global demand
13:55 GMT

Qatar has now become the world’s largest exporter and second largest producer of liquid helium with the launch of production at the new plant of RasGas Company, said the country’s energy minister.

Pilgrims perform haj in 2010. (source: Wikimedia Commons / Fadi El Binni)
08:13 GMT

The new virus has killed 38 people so far in Saudi Arabia.

July 13, 2013

Manchester City eyeing swoop on Swedish star Ibrahimovic
18:35 GMT

Volatile Swedish soccer star Zlatan Ibrahimovic is being eyed by Premier League club Manchester City, after the volatile player had a fall out with new Paris Saint-Germain boss Laurent Blanc.

July 10, 2013

Leonardo to resign as PSG sporting director
12:44 GMT

The Brazilian has decided to leave the Ligue 1 champions this summer in the wake of his 13-month ban for shoving a referee

$140 billion is slated be for transportation
11:13 GMT

Qatar is reportedly planning to spend $200 billion over the next decade as it prepares to host the 2022 FIFA World Cup.

Qatar to spend 200 bln dollars for 2022 Football World Cup preparations
10:27 GMT

Qatar is reportedly planning to spend 200 billion dollars over the next decade as it prepares to host the 2022 FIFA World Cup.

Sources alleging that journalists were instructed to favor the Brotherhood are said to be the main reasons behind the mass resignations.
08:00 GMT

As many as 22 Al Jazeera employees have quit since the overthrow of Mohammad Morsi, amid concern over the channel’s alleged bias towards the Muslim Brotherhood and its coverage of Egypt.

July 9, 2013

Former Taliban fighters hand over their weapons (File photo used for illustrative purposes)
13:50 GMT

A diplomat and Taliban official say Tuesday the Afghan Taliban are closing their Qatar office at least temporarily to protest demands they remove a sign that identified the movement as the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan

A man and woman look out at the Doha Skyline (Albawaba/J. Zach Hollo)
09:37 GMT

Qatar National Vision 2013 and programs such as Q2022 are focusing on leaving a legacy for the upcoming World Cup

July 7, 2013

Leonardo confirms PSG offer for Cavani
16:02 GMT

Les Parisiens' director of football reveals that the Ligue 1 champions have opened negotiations with Napoli over the transfer of the highly-rated Uruguayan forward

July 3, 2013

Chef Middle East serves over 1,000 customers in the UAE, Qatar, and Oman. (Photo source: promotional website)
07:01 GMT

Abu Dhabi’s leading investment firm Gulf Capital has acquired Chef Middle East, an importer and distributor of specialty and fine food products.

June 29, 2013

A handout picture released by the Syrian Arab News Agency (SANA) on June 23, 2013, shows civilians and security at the scene of a bombing in the Mazzeh 86 area of the Syrian capital Damascus. (Source: AFP/SANA)
07:21 GMT

As the Gulf Cooperation Council and Hezbollah aid opposing sides of the Syrian civil war, the GCC seeks to punish Hezbollah economically.