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Qatar: world’s richest country

Luxembourg is second, Singapore third; UAE ranks eighth globally and Kuwait is 19th Qatar ranked first among the world’s richest countries, with per capita...

Qatar coral reef at risk from warming seas

High sea temperatures off the coast of Qatar are threatening precious coral reef and have caused mass deaths among some 20 types of fish,...

Expat to be deported for bribery attempt

A Doha Criminal Court has sentenced a Bangladeshi man to three years suspended jail term and immediate deportation for attempting to bribe two policemen.Local...

Qatar rents ‘fall by 10-20%’ in prime areas

Summer lull and ‘expat exodus’ to blame for decline, while rents hold up in more affordable areas, according to report A combination of oversupply and...

Qatar Emir foots hotel bills

When Philippine Daily Inquirer (PDI) reporters tried to pay for their five-day stay to cover President Rodrigo Duterte's visit in Qatar, the hotel staff...

No backpackers in Qatar

… because they ‘just lie on the beach and don’t spend money’.  Qatar Airways chief executive Akbar Al Baker is not a fan of...

Qatar net worth $355 billion

Qatar, a country with a population smaller than Houston, Texas has amassed $355 billion in assets around the globe, making its Sovereign Wealth Fund...

Qatar to develop “Smart Parking”

Qatar has already launched the Parking Master Plan and will develop a geographic information system (GIS) as well as smart applications for future parking...

Qatar: 1,390 New Coronavirus Cases Today

Ministry of Public Health announces 1,390 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 and 124 recovered cases in the last 24 hours, bringing the total number of...

Qatar: World Cup Stadium Workers Struggle to Secure Pay

Migrant workers building a World Cup stadium in Qatar have been struggling to secure pay they are owed, a human rights group and the...

Qatar Records 398 New Coronavirus Cases

Qatar has announced the detection of 398 new coronavirus cases, taking the total infections in the country to 109,036 .According to latest coronavirus update...

Philippines blocks workers heading to Qatar

The Philippines has temporarily blocked Filipinos from travelling to Qatar for work as Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte’s spokesman said the government was concerned about the...

Qatar Airways wins ‘Airline of the Year’ award

For Qatar Airways, it was the best of times and it was the worst of times. During a glitzy awards ceremony Tuesday at the Paris...

Awkward: Saudi interpreter ignores German FM’s defense of Qatar

The live broadcast of a press conference by Germany's foreign minister in Jeddah caused major embarrassment for a simultaneous interpreter, who stopped translating his remarks when...

Qatar launches new “blockade-busting” maritime routes

Qatar will launch three new direct maritime routes with Malaysia, Pakistan, and Taiwan in September in a move that will further enable Doha to circumvent...

Bahrain justifies visa requirement for Qataris

Manama: Bahrain’s foreign minister has attributed the decision to impose entry visas on Qatar nationals and residents to the fact that several people coming...

Saudi prince says Qatar won’t be barred from Arab summit

Saudi Arabia's crown prince says Qatar will not be barred from an Arab summit in Riyadh later this month, but predicted the standoff with...

Saudi and UAE princes shatter dream of Gulf Arab unity

For three decades it was billed as a European Union for the Gulf, an alliance of brotherly Arab monarchies that would one day have...

Qatar royal jet is for sale – Here’s A Look Inside

A JET belonging to the Qatari royal family is up for sale — although it’s more like a flying mansion than plane.The Boeing 747-8...

UAE Files Trade Case Against Qatar Over Goods Ban

The Government of the United Arab Emirates announced today that it has initiated the World Trade Organisation (WTO) dispute-settlement proceedings against Qatar following its...
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