April 4, 2014
Prison sentences for periods ranging between one and three years have been handed down to more than 40 people, including expatriates and nationals, for visa trading
Most of the GCC rift conversation has focused on the tense Saudi Arabia-Qatar relationship, but little has been discussed over the Qatar-Bahrain rift.
April 1, 2014
A top UAE official called Qatar its "eighth emirate," in a move that is likely to escalate already heightened Gulf tensions between Doha and its neighbors.
The International Labor Organization says Qatar must stop the mistreatment of migrant workers.
March 31, 2014
Qatar Airways will add more capacity to its Melbourne route, starting April 1.
Qatar has been reportedly accused of working 1,200 people to death after it was revealed that these migrant workers are forced to live in squalor, as the nation spends 39 billion-pound on its building bonanza for the 2022 FIFA World Cup.
March 30, 2014
Nasser Khalifa al Atya, the president of the Qatar Motor and Motorcycle Federation (QMMF), said on Saturday that his country is 'seriously interested' in hosting a Formula One Grand Prix race in the future.
March 28, 2014
The Doha-based couple have been found guilty of killing their adopted daughter and have been sentenced to three years in jail. The American couple were accused of starving the eight-year-old to harvest her organs.
Qatar will buy 22 NH90 military helicopters from a unit of European aerospace group Airbus worth nearly two billion euros ($2.8 billion), the French defense ministry said Thursday.
March 25, 2014
Qatar's emir condemns fellow Arab countries at Kuwait summit.
As the Arab Summit kicks off in Kuwait Tuesday, the ongoing Syrian conflict is expected to take centre stage of the talks whilst an ongoing spat between Gulf states over Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood is likely to stay off the agenda.
March 24, 2014
The Halal Hal Qatar Festival has officially been launched and is expected to fetch over half a million visitors.
March 23, 2014
The ongoing spat between Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, the United Arab Emirates and Qatar will not be on the table during the Arab League meeting scheduled to begin on Sunday in Kuwait, according to a diplomatic source.
Egypt has decided not to invite Qatar or Turkey to an Islamic conference because of their relations with the Muslim Brotherhood.
March 20, 2014
Qatari officials assured media outlets this week that Doha's preparation for hosting the 2022 World Cup is "on track."