Al-Wakrah, 15 kilometres south of the capital Doha, will be used in the World Cup for fixtures up to and including quarter-finals.
17 May 2019 12:19 PM
American B-52 bombers sent to the Middle East over what Washington describes as threats from Iran have arrived at US base in Qatar.
10 May 2019 3:54 PM
A Qatari sociologist recently made news when he posted a video on YouTube teching boys and men how to beat their wives.
19 Apr 2019 9:54 AM
The decision to withdraw after Qatar reviewed ways to enhance its role internationally and plan its long-term strategy, he said.
03 Dec 2018 12:11 PM
All but five per cent of company's workforce, reportedly those in most senior positions, can leave without prior permission from employers.
28 Oct 2018 6:32 PM
4 Arab states severed ties with Qatar for supporting Islamist extremism and fostering close ties with Iran.
15 Nov 2017 4:45 PM
Four women will sit on the 45-strong council, which is responsible for discussing draft laws approved by the cabinet.
10 Nov 2017 3:38 PM
'Those people crossing the border right now are under the responsibility of the Saudi authorities for their security,' official said.
19 Aug 2017 11:33 AM
Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al-Thani said regional relations had been transformed by the dispute.
16 Aug 2017 12:52 PM
Saudi Arabia and allies have since June 5 imposed a boycott on Qatar, accusing the emirate of fostering Islamist extremist groups.
09 Aug 2017 4:40 PM
While stopping short of offering Qatari nationality the new measures constitute a first for the Gulf.
03 Aug 2017 9:20 AM
The countries have also recalled their ambassadors from Doha, ordered all Qataris to return home and banned Qatar from using their airspace.
01 Aug 2017 8:20 AM
Govt spokesperson Al-Thani said outsourcing their foreign policy would mean that no decisions would be made in Qatar.
28 Jul 2017 5:04 PM
Qatar has dismissed the demands as a violation of its sovereignty and has received significant support from its ally Turkey.
28 Jul 2017 8:25 AM
The move by Arab states came despite mounting international pressure to compromise in their weeks-old boycott of their fellow US ally.
26 Jul 2017 3:39 PM
On June 5, Sunni-ruled Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, the United Arab Emirates and Egypt cut ties with Qatar accusing it of backing extremism.
22 Jul 2017 11:58 AM
The Indian boys went down fighting 0-2 at the Jassim Bin Hamad Stadium in Doha.
20 Jul 2017 2:17 PM
Saudi Arabia also sealed Qatar's only land border, impacting a key source of food imports in the mostly desert nation.
15 Jul 2017 5:59 PM
The tensions remained high between Qatar and four Arab states that accuse Doha of supporting extremism and being too close to Iran.
13 Jul 2017 6:47 PM
rior to the crisis, Qatar largely relied on dairy imports from Saudi Arabia, especially of milk.
13 Jul 2017 6:07 PM