Tag: Qatar

Floods in Qatar as almost a year’s rain falls in one day

Doha, Qatar: Qatar was hit by widespread flash flooding on Saturday as the desert state received almost a year's worth…

Qatar concerned over disappearance of Saudi journalist

Doha: The Qatar Press Centre (QPC) expressed deep concern over the disappearance of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi after entering the…

US envoy meets Taliban delegation in Qatar

Kabul: Special Representative for Afghanistan Reconciliation, Ambassador Zalmay Khalilzad, met with a Taliban delegation in Qatar to discuss the progress…

Qatar announces $150 million aid to Gaza

Doha: Qatar on Wednesday pledged $150 million in aid for Gaza, a day after fuel purchased by the Gulf state…

Qatari-bought fuel enters Gaza to ease humanitarian crisis: Hamas

Gaza City: Qatari-bought fuel arrived at the Gaza Strip's only power station after entering through Israel on Tuesday in a…

Qatar Airways commits to Iran flights despite sanctions

Doha: US sanctions on Iran will not impact Qatar Airways' flights to the Islamic republic, the airline's boss Akbar al-Baker…

Qatar exit visa reform to be enforced ‘by end of month’

Doha, Qatar: Qatar's decision to abolish its controversial exit visa system will come into force by the end of October,…

Qatar’s beIN demands $1 bln compensation for Saudi TV ‘piracy’

Qatar: Qatari sports broadcasting giant beIN on Monday launched a massive $1-billion compensation claim against Saudi channels it accuses of…

‘No progress’ in ending Saudi-Qatar feud despite talks in US

New York: US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo brought the foreign ministers of Saudi Arabia and Qatar together Friday for…

Qatar World Athletics countdown begins as fears surface

Doha: In the controversy surrounding Qatar's 2022 football World Cup, it's almost forgotten that in exactly one year Doha will…

Workers in Qatar World Cup final city went unpaid for months: Amnesty

London: Dozens of migrants working on Qatar's $45 billion World Cup final city of Lusail have gone unpaid for months,…

Saudi alliance planned to occupy Qatar: former White House chief strategist

Washington: Former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon revealed that the UAE, Saudi Arabia and Egypt were planning to invade…

Erdogan says luxury jumbo is ‘gift’ from Qatar emir

Ankara: President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said the emir of Qatar gave a luxury jumbo jet as a "gift" to Turkey,…

‘No solution near’ to solve Qatar crisis: UAE

Dubai: About 18 months after the Arab quartet severed ties with Qatar, "there is still no solution to the spat…

Qatar emir plans 10 billion euros of investment in Germany

Berlin: Qatar's emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani said in Berlin Friday his country would invest some 10 billion euros…

Good news: Qatar to offer permanent residency to expats

DOHA: In a landmark development, Qatar becomes the first GCC state to allow some of its long-time expatriates to become…

Relief for migrant workers in Qatar, lifts exit visa system and made return easier

The Qatar government has amended its controversial exit visa policy in what comes as a major relief to the lakhs…

Qatar agrees abolition of exit visa system

Doha: Qatar has approved legislation to scrap controversial exit visas which require all foreign workers to obtain their employers' permission…

MovieChain ties up with AYGL Group to explore GCC Market

New Delhi: Xender, a leading offline mobile file transfer and sharing app, has taken a giant stride forward by tieing…

Your Smartphone could be running Israeli Spyware!

How safe do you think you are from the prying eyes of hackers in India and international enemies? If reports…