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Mohamed Bin Hammam
January 20, 2017 - 22:55 GMT
Najeeb Chirakal of India, a former aide to disgraced ex-top official Mohamed bin Hammam, has been banned for life over bribery accusations by the ethics committee of football's ruling body, FIFA said on Friday.
Energy authorities are desperately cash-strapped, in part because of unpaid bills.  (AFP/Mohammed Abed)
January 16, 2017 - 12:00 GMT
Qatar has agreed to pay four million dollars a month over the next three months to alleviate the crippling electricity crisis in Gaza.
The pop singer gave birth to their son on January 3rd this year. (File photo)
January 15, 2017 - 07:38 GMT
The pop singer gave birth to their son on January 3rd this year.
All funds raised from the 2017 Ooredoo Marathon will be donated to Reach Out To Asia.
January 14, 2017 - 21:54 GMT
The fifth Ooredoo Marathon took place on Friday, with hundreds of runners from across Qatar taking part in a number of different races.
Photo: Qatar News Agency
January 13, 2017 - 12:10 GMT
Sheikh Joaan bin Hamad al-Thani was yesterday re-elected president of the Qatar Olympic Committee for the 2017-2020 term. Dr Thani bin Abdulrahman al-Kuwari is the new secretary-general.
Lebanese president Michel Aoun met with the Qatari emir after a trip to Saudi Arabia to repair relations with the country. (AFP/File)
January 12, 2017 - 14:00 GMT
The Lebanese president asked the emir to continue Qatar's efforts in assisting with locating several Lebanese nationals who were kidnapped by Daesh in 2014.
Dubai, Abu Dhabi and Doha property markets have emerged stronger owing to international projects, foreign investment flows and growing population. (Shutterstock)
January 12, 2017 - 08:00 GMT
Despite oil-price fluctuations, volatile stock markets and geopolitical uncertainty, the region's real-estate sector remains resilient and is expected to register growth at a slow pace in 2016 and beyond.
Jackson celebrated her newborn son’s birth with a bloody animal sacrifice. (File photo)
January 11, 2017 - 11:00 GMT
Jackson celebrated her newborn son’s birth with a bloody animal sacrifice.
Relatives of Lebanese soldiers and policemen being held hostage by jihadists in Syria, hold portraits during a protest to press for their release. (AFP/Joseph Eid)
January 11, 2017 - 05:00 GMT
Lebanese President Michel Aoun, who will head a delegation to Doha on Wednesday, is expected to press Qatar to pursue the case of the nine Lebanese servicemen.
The design for the expansion of the airport has already been completed. (Shutterstock/EQ Roy)
January 10, 2017 - 12:30 GMT
Plans for the third phase of expansion of Doha's Hamad International Airport have been approved, with tenders expected within 2017.
Qatar's tourism plan is supported by $40-45 billion worth of sector investment.  (Shutterstock)
January 10, 2017 - 05:52 GMT
Developers such as Crystal Lagoons are looking to capitalize on Qatar's ambitious tourism plans which look to triple the number of visitors by 2030.
The Serb deposed World No.1 in three sets to claim the Qatar Open title
January 07, 2017 - 23:05 GMT
The Serb deposed World No.1 in three sets to claim the Qatar Open title
The unions said that FIFA should have been held liable for abuses and should have not chosen Qatar in the first place without calling for a labour reform there.
January 06, 2017 - 17:50 GMT
FIFA said on Friday it has prevailed in a legal challenge by trade unions who said the ruling football body should be liable for human rights violations at 2022 World Cup hosts Qatar.
Bayern Munich players during their training session at the Aspire Zone yesterday. Bayern coach Carlo Ancelotti addressing the media. (Photo: Gulf Times)
January 05, 2017 - 20:29 GMT
Aspire Zone hosted yesterday the first training session of Bayern Munich's winter camp, with a heavy presence from football fans and local media outlets.
Bayern Munich team
January 02, 2017 - 16:22 GMT
Bundesliga leaders Bayern Munich on Tuesday leave for a training camp in Qatar with an almost complete squad to get in shape for the deciding part of the season.
Investment Holding Group has been a strong presence in the Qatari construction sector for over 40 years. (File photo)
January 02, 2017 - 12:00 GMT
The Qatari contractor has received approval to list 60 percent of the group's capital, worth $135M, on the Qatar Stock Exchange.