Qatar

February 11, 2014

Qatar will build five stadiums for the 2022 World Cup (File Archive)
13:11 GMT

Qatar has begun construction on its first of five stadiums that it is building in preparation for its hosting of the 2022 FIFA World Cup.

February 7, 2014

Manchester United and Chelsea target Edinson Cavani's agent is in London for talks
00:21 GMT

According to the Daily Mail, Manchester United and Chelsea target Edinson Cavani's agent is currently in London discussing the future of his star asset. The Uruguayan international made a move from Napoli to Paris St-Germain in the summer but he's already been linked with a move away from Paris if reports are anything to go by.

February 6, 2014

The Gulf Arab state is spending billions of dollars in areas such as transport, electricity and water generation and housing,
03:55 GMT

Qatar plans to spend as much as $205 billion on infrastructure between 2013 and 2018,

February 5, 2014

According to Egypt, their differences with Qatar are "out of the ordinary" - largely due to the latter's support of the Muslim Brotherhood. (AFP/File)
16:52 GMT

Egyptian Prime Minister Hazem El Beblawi warned Qatar over its "unfair and dishonest" support of the Muslim Brotherhood, as the Gulf state hosts dozens of fugitive Muslim Brotherhood members and critics of the current military-backed interim government.

Shamma Hamdan and Diana Karazon will be joining thousands of people at the seventh Wheels ‘n’ Heels Family Fun Day in Doha this Friday. (Image: Gulf Times)
08:39 GMT

This Friday is a happy day because a host of celebs from all over the Arab world will be taking part in Doha's Wheels ‘n’ Heels Family Fun Day.

February 4, 2014

Cairo has been cracking down on all Muslim Brotherhood members such as Mohammed Badie since former Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi's oust in July 2013 (Ahmed Gamil/AFP)
13:10 GMT

Egypt's Foreign Ministry summoned Qatar's charge d'affaires Tuesday, demanding the handover of Islamists from Egypt living in Doha.

January 29, 2014

PSG president warns Manchester City: Go for Matuidi & we'll target your stars
13:30 GMT

The Premier League club are planning to make a late bid for the France international although Nasser Al-Khelaifi will not entertain offers

January 27, 2014

Barcelona: Messi won't leave amid PSG rumours
13:49 GMT

The Argentine attacker has been linked with a move to the French champions, but his current club are confident he will stay put

Qatar Airways said on Tuesday it was named “Best Business Class” at the 25th Annual Best in Business Travel Awards, recently held in Los Angeles.
03:55 GMT

The airline was additionally honored as the “Best Business Class in the Middle East” and named “Best Airline in the World for International Travel” for the fifth consecutive year.

January 22, 2014

Qatar will host the 2022 World Cup and the UK has offered to train and offer expertise to Qatari planners for the world class event (Courtesy of Wikimedia)
12:00 GMT

The United Kingdom will offer its expertise on hosting world sporting events to Qatar for its highly-anticipated hosting of the 2022 World Cup.

January 20, 2014

Qatar’s tight rental market has made it the most expensive country to live in the GCC, Arabian Business comprehensive analysis on the cost of living in the region reported.
03:55 GMT

The Cost of Living Report (CLR) noted that in a like-for-like comparison of seven measures, Qatar came out the most expensive overall, followed by the UAE, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Oman and Kuwait.

January 16, 2014

HIA and Airport City span 29 square kilometers, 60 per cent on land reclaimed from the Arabian Gulf
21:30 GMT

Qatar’s delayed Hamad International Airport (HIA) is scheduled for a phased opening by mid-2014, a senior official confirmed.

January 12, 2014

Qatar to help Iran to develop its share of the world’s biggest gas field so both countries can reap the maximum long-term rewards, sources at state-run Qatar Petroleum (QP) say.
18:02 GMT

The giant gas field beneath the waters of the Gulf, which Iran calls South Pars and Qatar calls the North Field, accounts for nearly all of the tiny Gulf state’s gas output, and around 60 per cent of its export revenues.

January 6, 2014

In a bid to develop local talent, Qatar has also introduced various hospitality programmes at Stenden University Qatar.
17:07 GMT

According to QTA, there are currently 81 hotels in Qatar with 110 under construction. Upon completion, they are expected to add around 18,931 rooms to the hospitality sector, which is expected to boost job creation.

January 5, 2014

Nadal makes winning start to 2014 by clinching Qatar Open title
18:09 GMT

World number one Rafael Nadal has made a winning start to the new year by clinching the Qatar Open on Saturday following his 6-1, 6-7 (5/7), 6-2 over France's Gael Monfils.