Qatar

March 9, 2014

 UAE sports commentators quit Qatar channel
14:42 GMT

Manama: UAE sports commentators Faris Awadh and Ali Saeed Al Kaabi have resigned from Qatar-based belN Sports, formerly known as Al Jazeera Sport.

Saudi and Emirati journalists and broadcasters have been ordered by their respective ministries to quit their posts in Doha this week (Courtesy of Photographers Direct)
12:55 GMT

Prominent Saudi and Emirati journalists and broadcasters have been ordered by their respective ministries to quite their posts in Doha as tensions escalate between Qatar and its GCC counterparts.

Maliki accused the Gulf powers of incing terrorism in Iraq during an exclusive interview with France 24 Saturday (File Archive/AFP)
07:05 GMT

Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri Al Maliki accused Saudi Arabia and Qatar of destabilizing Iraq vis-a-vis supporting militant groups during an interview broadcast Saturday.

March 6, 2014

Qatar is facing a diplomatic row with Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, and Bahrain after the countries pulled their ambassadors from Doha on Wednesday. (AFP/File)
17:00 GMT

Egypt's actions follow a decision by Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to withdraw their ambassadors from Qatar.

Qatar Airways will fly to Tokyo's Haneda airport daily starting on June 18 (File Archive)
14:00 GMT

Qatar airways will launch daily flights to Tokyo starting in mid-June this year.

March 5, 2014

Qatar's support of the Muslim Brotherhood has apparently caused a major rift in the GCC. (AFP/File)
13:55 GMT

Qatar expressed "regret" and "surprise" at the news that Saudi Arabia, the UAE and Bahrain withdrawing their Gulf Cooperation Council envoys from Doha on Wednesday. According to inside sources, Qatar's stance on Syria and Egypt has caused a "rift" in the GCC.

A Qatari national was jailed in the UAE for seven years over links to an Islamist group in what Doha has described as an unfair ruling (File Archive)
09:49 GMT

Saudi Arabia, Bahrain and the United Arab Emirates recalled their diplomatic envoys to Qatar Wednesday.

March 3, 2014

The procurement process for the projects starts immediately.
18:43 GMT

QDB will provide 70% of the investment for each project with a maximum loan of QR100mn

February 27, 2014

The explosion has killed four people. (Image courtesy of  Emirates 24/7)
10:47 GMT

Four people were killed in Doha on Thursday after a gas cylinder exploded in Qatar, state television reported.

February 24, 2014

“Our target is to attract seven million visitors to Qatar from all over the world by 2030,” said Al Ibrahim.
14:26 GMT

“The end result of the National Tourism Sector Strategy 2030 will be a thriving tourism sector that will be ready to handle the demands of the 2022 FIFA World Cup and far beyond."

Ibrahimovic move to Chelsea 'impossible', but Falcao can't stay at Monaco - Mourinho
08:22 GMT

The Stamford Bridge boss has indicated the club is looking for a striker, but ruled out the possibility of swapping Belgian sensation Eden Hazard for Edinson Cavani

February 22, 2014

Taarabt: My failed Paris Saint-Germain move triggered a 'year of misery'
15:15 GMT

The midfielder could well have been the first major signing under their Qatari owners only for a move to fall through three years ago

February 20, 2014

Qatar Airways, FCB take partnership to new heights
15:39 GMT

Qatar Airways and FC Barcelona are taking their partnership to the skies as the airline introduces FC Barcelona’s livery for the first time on a Boeing 777.

Qatar human rights body dismisses 'death of 450 Indian migrant workers' as 'normal'
11:12 GMT

A Qatar human rights body has dismissed the recent report from the Indian embassy that more than 450 Indian migrant workers have died in Qatar in almost two years, and said that the figure is 'normal' given the size of the community.

February 18, 2014

Qatar Airways will launch its new business-only flights on May 15 (Courtesy of Fly Fly Travel)
18:13 GMT

Qatar Airways will launch business class-only travel from Doha to London Heathrow in May 2014.