Qatar

February 18, 2014

More than 450 Indian migrant workers died in 2012-13 in Qatar: report
12:12 GMT

More than 450 Indian migrant workers have reportedly died in the last two years in Qatar, putting the Gulf State under more pressure over its rights record ahead of the 2022 World Cup.

Most of the migrant workers building the 2022 World Cup infrastructure are from South Asia and face terrible conditions. (AFP/File)
09:43 GMT

The Indian Embassy in Qatar said that more than 450 Indian workers have died in the Gulf country over the past two years, and that most of them were working on the infrastructure for the 2022 World Cup.

February 16, 2014

Report set to reveal 400 Nepalese migrant workers' death in Qatar World Cup preparations
16:50 GMT

A report by a Nepali human rights body is reportedly set to reveal that more than 400 Nepalese migrant workers have died on Qatar's FIFA World Cup building sites as the Gulf state prepares to host the event in 2022.

February 13, 2014

In 2013, Doha airport has registered a year-on-year growth every month
08:55 GMT

The growth rate comes as Qatar gears up for the opening of Hamad International Airport “expected to redefine passengers’ experience”.

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.