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Saudi Arabian King Salman. (AFP/File)
December 07, 2016 - 13:10 GMT
At the age of 80, the king was as nimble as ever, raising his hands and walking stick while making some sprightly moves.
Qatar is forecast to reach an annual growth rate of 3.4% in 2017, which is the highest forecast growth in the Gulf Co-operation Council. (File photo)
December 07, 2016 - 10:27 GMT
Qatar's budget committed for the development of key strategic megaprojects stands at $102.7B, with a further $12.6B set to be invested in 2017.
Xavi Hernandez
December 06, 2016 - 18:39 GMT
Spanish football star Xavi Hernandez has made Qatar his second home. The legendary midfielder joined Qatar Stars League side Al Sadd last season, after 24 years playing for Spanish giants Barcelona.
The study reveals that the workers in Luxembourg have the highest purchasing power, almost three times greater than those in Dubai. (Shutterstock)
December 06, 2016 - 10:00 GMT
UBS has released its 'Prices and Earnings' study showing how much purchasing power workers have in cities around the world.
Michael Laudrup
December 05, 2016 - 16:25 GMT
Al Rayyan head coach Michael Laudrup is targeting a big Qatar Clasico win for his side when they take on bitter rivals Al Sadd in the QSL match of the week for round ten.
Champion Saleh Al Kaabi of Qatar poses with the trophy (Photo: Noel A. Alipoyo)
December 04, 2016 - 19:00 GMT
Qatar national team standout Saleh Al Kaabi played near-flawless golf in the round that mattered most to pull off a three-stroke come-from-behind victory on Saturday in the 2nd Annual SGF Open...
Photo: Gulf News
November 29, 2016 - 21:21 GMT
The second batch of tickets for the Qatar Airways ‘Match of Champions’ between Barcelona and Al Ahli Saudi were sold out in a few hours.
British architectural firm Foster + Partners completed the schematic design of the stadium earlier this year. (Architect Weekly)
November 29, 2016 - 10:00 GMT
A joint venture between Qatari contractor HBK Contracting (HBK) and China Railway Construction Corporation Limited (CRCC) has won the contract to build the 80,000 seater Lusail stadium.
Landscape of Coron, Busuanga island, Palawan province, Philippines (Shutterstock)
November 28, 2016 - 09:00 GMT
The Qatar-based real estate company will explore the lease of private Philippine islands for agroforestry, agro-industrial zones, energy centres, and tourist destinations.
Egyptian army in Sinai. (AFP/File)
November 28, 2016 - 06:00 GMT
The Qatari-owned news channel has recently broadcast a trailer of a documentary entitled “Conscripts” that tells the story of Egyptian youth getting ready to serve out their compulsory military service.
As the government seeks to diversify its revenues away from hydrocarbon revenues, investment revenue is expected to play a major role in Qatar's economy. (File photo)
November 28, 2016 - 05:37 GMT
Reports from BMI Research and Fitch expect Qatar’s current account will return to surplus in 2017, despite being heavily dependent on oil exports.
The Egyptian army is among the strongest in world (Wikimedia Commons)
November 27, 2016 - 12:50 GMT
Egyptians have fired insults at Qatar's leader and army.
Aditi Ashok
November 26, 2016 - 22:51 GMT
India’s Aditi Ashok clinched her second consecutive title at the history-making Qatar Ladies Open after a day of drama in the Ladies European Tour (LET) event at Doha Golf Club.
The total global wealth in 2016 edged upwards by $3.5 trillion to a total of $256 trillion. (File photo)
November 23, 2016 - 12:30 GMT
While lower oil prices reduced average wealth by less than half a percent, the UAE and Qatar enjoy the highest average wealth in the region.
The contract is the first for Siemens within the project. (Siemens)
November 23, 2016 - 07:30 GMT
Siemens will supply Qatar's new Hamad Port with fully-integrated E-House substations, equipment and and power management systems.
You need to differentiate yourself by every means possible in order to stand out and get noticed by employers. (Shutterstock)
November 22, 2016 - 07:12 GMT
Qatar offers a variety of job opportunities for locals and expats, but getting noticed by an prospective employer requires effort.