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USD 575-mn Qatar World Cup stadium opens to fanfare

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

US B-52 bombers reach middle-east in clear message to Iran

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

Watch: Qatari man shows how to beat wives in viral video

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

Qatar to withdraw from OPEC as of Jan 2019: Energy Minister Saad al-Kaabi

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

Now, foreign workers in Qatar no longer need boss' permission to leave country

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

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Much better off without UAE, Saudi alliance: Qatar Emir

4 Arab states severed ties with Qatar for supporting Islamist extremism and fostering close ties with Iran.

15 Nov 2017 4:45 PM

In a first, Qatar appoints women to Shura Council

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

Qatar concerned about safety of citizens in Saudi during Haj amid Gulf crisis

'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

'Lot of time' needed to rebuild trust in Gulf: Qatar FM on diplomatic crisis

Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al-Thani said regional relations had been transformed by the dispute.

16 Aug 2017 12:52 PM

Qatar offers visa-free entry to 80 nationalities amid Gulf crisis

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

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Qatar creates new residency status for foreigners amid Gulf crisis

While stopping short of offering Qatari nationality the new measures constitute a first for the Gulf.

03 Aug 2017 9:20 AM

Amid Gulf crisis, Qatar launches wide-ranging WTO complaint against trade boycott

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

Gulf crisis: Unacceptable to ‘outsource our foreign policy’, says Qatar

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 seeks UN help to resolve Gulf crisis, accuses Arab states of 'stubbornness'

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

Amid Gulf crisis, Qatar says new Saudi bloc blacklist 'disappointing'

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

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Qatar's ruler voices willingness to talk to Arab nations over Gulf crisis

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

India lose against Syria in AFC U23 Qualifying opener

The Indian boys went down fighting 0-2 at the Jassim Bin Hamad Stadium in Doha.

20 Jul 2017 2:17 PM

Now, France wades into Qatar row, urges Arab states to end punitive measures

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

Despite Tillerson's meddling, little sign of progress in resolving Qatar crisis

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

Amid Gulf crisis, Qatar gets first boycott-busting cows to boost milk supplies

rior to the crisis, Qatar largely relied on dairy imports from Saudi Arabia, especially of milk.

13 Jul 2017 6:07 PM

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