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Friday, August 14, 2020

Qatar’s ‘political suicide’

By Hamoud Abu Taleb We wish that the Emir of Qatar had waited for the ink to dry on the recommendations of the Riyadh summit...

Saudi Blocks Qatar News Sites for `Hacked’ Iran Comments

Saudi Arabia blocked access to several Qatari news websites after they carried fake articles about Gulf efforts to isolate Iran, stories Qatari officials said...

Amnesty: Labor abuse is becoming Qatar’s World Cup legacy

As Qatar celebrates the opening of its first World Cup stadium today, rights group Amnesty International is warning officials to proceed with caution. The group...

Young Qataris favor equal rights for non-Muslim residents

Non-Muslims should be afforded the same rights as Muslims when living in a Muslim country, the majority (89 percent) of recently polled Qatari youth have...

Qatar becomes one of New York’s biggest property owners

Qatar has become a big player in New York real estate. Qatar Investment Authority is now the city's ninth-largest commercial property owner. The sovereign...

Qatar: one of the friendliest countries in the world for Muslim...

Qatar has once again been ranked among the top 10 most popular tourist destinations for Muslims around the world, according to a new report compiled by Islamic travel...

Qatar court uphold’s death penalty for teacher’s killer

Badr Hashim Khamis Abdallah al Jabr, a Qatari man who was found guilty of stabbing Lauren Patterson, 24, a British teacher to death is...

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’s international assets – REVEALED!

Qatar may be tiny but it's the world's richest nation based on GDP, and it's been investing its wealth around the globe - with most...

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...

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 to Drill in World’s Biggest Gas Field

Qatar Petroleum plans to start a new development in the offshore North Field, ending a 12-year ban on new projects that allowed the company...

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 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...

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 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,...

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...
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