Tag: Qatar

Qatar seeks to transform diabetes care with ‘whole nation’ project

DOHA: In an unremarkable office in a Doha hospital, a study is taking place which could transform the way Qatar…

Afghanistan to hold peace talks with Taliban in Qatar

Kabul [Afghanistan]: In a landmark decision, Afghanistan on Sunday (local time) announced that it will send an official delegation to…

Qatar ‘stronger’ despite Gulf dispute, says emir as he opens vast museum

Doha: Qatar's ruler Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani said Wednesday his country had become "stronger" since the start of a…

Qatar’s $434m desert rose museum finally blooms

DOHA: Almost a decade in the making, three years late and at an estimated cost of $434 million, Qatar's vast…

Qatar to launch largest energy bank with $10 bn

Doha: Qatar will launch the world's largest energy bank with a capital of $10 billion in 2019, an official of…

48-team World Cup 2022 feasible: FIFA president

Atlanta: FIFA president Gianni Infantino wants to enlarge the tournament from 32 to 48 teams in the next World Cup…

Qatar raises $12 bn in bond sale despite political crisis

Doha: Qatar has sold bonds worth $12 billion (nine billion euros), the finance ministry said Thursday, attracting strong demand despite…

Qatar says arms purchases ‘none of Saudi’s business’

Doha: Qatar on Monday told rival Saudi Arabia not to meddle in its potential arms purchases from Russia, as the…

Air cargo operations need to automate systems, streamline processes: report

New Delhi: The air cargo industry in India continues to be dominated by paper-driven legacy systems and procedures which are…

Qatar says committed to labour reform after Amnesty criticism

Doha: Qatar said Wednesday it is committed to labour reform following an Amnesty International report that the 2022 World Cup…

Time running out on Qatar labour reform, warns Amnesty

Doha: Qatar is running out of time to stamp out widespread serious labour abuse for tens of thousands of migrant…

Erdogan congratulates Qatar on Asian Cup victory: source

ISTANBUL: Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Saturday congratulated Qatar which defeated Japan in the final of the Asian Cup,…

UAE files WTO complaint over Qatar goods ban

Abu Dhabi: The United Arab Emirates said Tuesday it had filed a complaint to the World Trade Organization after Qatar…

Qatar confirms will no longer pay Hamas salaries

Gaza: Qatar said Saturday it will no longer fund salaries of Hamas employees in Gaza but will still give aid…

Qatar distributes funds for Gaza’s poor

Gaza: Thousands of impoverished Gazans received $100 payments from Qatar on Saturday, AFP journalists said, after the Gulf emirate brought…

Qatar to disburse Gaza aid in ‘coordination with UN’

Gaza: Qatar said Friday it will adopt a new formula for aid to Gaza after the Palestinian enclave's rulers Hamas…

Taliban appoints Mullah Baradar as head of Qatar office

Islamabad: Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar, a co-founder of the Afghan Taliban, was appointed the leader of its political office in…

Qatari aid to Gaza expected in coming days: source

Gaza: Qatari aid money is expected to be delivered to the Gaza Strip in the coming days after Israel blocked…

Imran Khan meets Qatari Emir in Doha

Doha: Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan met Qatari Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani here on Tuesday, the second…

Qatar rejects normalising ties with ‘criminal’ Assad

Doha: Qatar's foreign minister ruled out on Monday the possibility of re-opening an embassy in Damascus, in line with some…