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Foreign laborers working on the construction site of the al-Wakrah stadium, one of the Qatar's 2022 World Cup venues. (AFP/Marwan Naamani)
May 05, 2015 - 08:38 GMT
Qatar's labor minister expresses 'hope' for the abolishment of its exploitative 'kafala' system, which has been likened to modern-day slavery by human rights groups.
A French Rafale fighter jet. (Wikimedia Commons)
May 05, 2015 - 05:30 GMT
French President Francois Hollande oversaw the sale of 24 Rafale fighter jets to Qatar.
Paul Pogba
April 30, 2015 - 13:46 GMT
The Ligue 1 champions have made the first move in the race to sign the in-demand midfielder
In 2007, he was voted by the British public as the 60th best stand-up comedian in a Channel 4 programme ‘The 100 Greatest Stand-Ups’. (Edinburgh Festival website)
April 30, 2015 - 09:35 GMT
British comedian and actor Omid Djalili is coming to Qatar in May.
Nasser Al-Khelaifi
April 28, 2015 - 17:12 GMT
The French champions' president admits the Argentine could have moved to Parc des Princes and says the club have met with Juventus star Paul Pogba
Egypt's former president attended a session in his trial for espionage Tuesday, wearing the uniform assigned to convicts. (AFP/File)
April 28, 2015 - 16:09 GMT
Egypt's former president attended a session in his trial for espionage Tuesday, wearing the uniform assigned to convicts.
Edinson Cavani
April 28, 2015 - 10:11 GMT
The Ligue 1 champions' chief has ruled out selling the Uruguay international or Zlatan Ibrahimovic and hit out at critics of Laurent Blanc
Paulo Dybala
April 27, 2015 - 19:40 GMT
The Rosanero supremo says the 21-year-old is worth an entire team and that he will charge the Ligue 1 champions more as the Argentine is reluctant to move to Paris
This included goods and services for Qatar such as aerospace orders, a football club acquisition, sponsorship deals and land and general exposure (image: on file).
April 26, 2015 - 10:21 GMT
The total included legitimate trade deals in the course of lobbying in the run up to the 2010 vote for the tournament.
Indian authorities have taken Al Jazeera off the air for five days citing broadcasts of
April 22, 2015 - 14:30 GMT
Indian authorities have taken Al Jazeera off the air for five days citing broadcasts of "wrong" maps of the Kashmir region.
The airline, which currently flies to 146 destinations around the globe, will implement the frequency increases.
April 22, 2015 - 09:20 GMT
Qatar Airways plans to increase the frequency of weekly flights to 10 of its most popular destinations throughout the Middle East and Europe