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Breaking News: World Cup sponsors call for bribery investigation
   
Posted by: Joe Kukura

Doha :: Qatar | updated 2014-06-12 01:00:57 -0700 | business-news

We're all set for the 2014 World Cup tournament to kick off Thursday, but the 2022 World Cup has a sprawling scandal on its hands that's giving sponsors second thoughts. Adidas, Coca-Cola, Visa, Sony, Budweiser and BP have all called...
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Breaking News: Abbas, Hamas chief hold 'positive' talks in first meeting since unity deal
   
Posted by: saleh1966

Doha :: Qatar | updated 2014-05-09 12:49:41 -0700 | political-news

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, held "positive" talks Monday with Hamas' political bureau chief, Khaled Meshal in Doha, in the first meeting since their rival movements signed a reconciliation agreement in Gaza. This agreement ended seven years of political division between...
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Source: CNN

Doha :: Qatar | updated 2014-07-28 15:47:59 -0700 | travel-news

Secretary of State John Kerry looked weary and despondent at his much-delayed Cairo news conference Friday evening. Five days of shuttling through the region and endless phone calls to multiple parties had come to nothing. Having begun the year with...
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Source: LA Times

Doha :: Qatar | updated 2014-07-28 13:28:37 -0700 | entertainment-news

Gaza crisis brings new viewers to Al Jazeera America The crisis in Gaza has provided a ratings boost for Al Jazeera America. Over the past two weeks, Al Jazeera America has seen its ratings grow by 30% compared with the...
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Source: Guardian Unlimited

Doha :: Qatar | updated 2014-07-28 16:30:02 -0700 | political-news

Doha Migrant workers who built luxury offices used by Qatar 's 2022 football World Cup organisers have told the Guardian they have not been paid for more than a year and are now working illegally from cockroach-infested lodgings. Officials in...
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Source: CNSNews.com

Doha :: Qatar | updated 2014-07-28 10:30:10 -0700 | political-news

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) says the United States must look to Qatar, an ally of the terrorist group Hamas, for advice in resolving the Palestinian-Israeli conflict. "And we have to confer with the Qataris, who have told me...
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Source: Qatar English Daily

Doha :: Qatar | updated 2014-07-28 17:24:23 -0700 | political-news

The order by the court of Justice Dipankar Dutta came in a public interest litigation (PIL) seeking criminal proceedings against the Lok Sabha member from Krishnanagar who was caught on successive tapes exhorting people in his constituency in Nadia district...
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Source: Qatar English Daily

Doha :: Qatar | updated 2014-07-28 17:19:22 -0700 | political-news

Some exchange houses were closed yesterday on account of Eid Al Fitr, causing inconvenience to many people, especially expats with limited income. They were annoyed with the closure of exchange houses as they wanted to send money home for Eid....
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Source: Qatar English Daily

Doha :: Qatar | updated 2014-07-28 17:19:12 -0700 | travel-news

Dusty and windy weather failed to dampen Eid Al Fitr festivities here yesterday. However, authorities were forced to temporarily close the coastal road in Al Khor. The Interior Ministry said on Twitter that visibility was nearly zero in the coastal...
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Posted by: rsa76

Doha :: Qatar | updated 2014-05-07 19:08:19 -0700 | sports-news

The Secretary General of the Supreme Organising Committee for Qatar 2022, Hassan al-Thawadi, said his country is ready to organize the World Cup in 2022-winter and summer, in an interview in Le Parisien / Today in France on Monday. "Whatever...
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Posted by: rsa76

Doha :: Qatar | updated 2013-11-21 01:15:01 -0800 | odd-news

Unpaid wages, poor housing, freedom of movement violated, humiliated ... The leading organization Amnesty International in a report unsustainable working conditions of migrant workers in Qatar. If I could ask one thing? Let us treat them as human beings." These...
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Posted by: chnarendra

Doha :: Qatar | updated 2014-05-15 20:18:52 -0700 | disasters-news

A new report by Amnesty International finds Qatar’s construction sector rife with abuse, with workers employed on multi-million dollar projects suffering serious exploitation. As construction is set to begin on the FIFA World Cup 2022 stadiums, the report, The Dark...
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Posted by: rsa76

Doha :: Qatar | updated 2014-04-11 01:13:11 -0700 | sports-news

DOHA, Qatar - A UN envoy Qatar urged to take immediate action to improve housing conditions for migrant workers, among other things, build the stadiums for the 2022 World Cup to be held in the Arab nation, and described one...
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Posted by: Adrian Holman

Doha :: Qatar | updated 2013-10-27 15:34:33 -0700 | humanitarian-news

If you live in a country in which you have freedom of speech, then you do not realize how grateful you really are. In the tiny country of Qatar, writing or speaking dissenting views against their government will result in...
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Posted by: Samantha86

Doha :: Qatar | updated 2013-10-22 13:14:57 -0700 | disasters-news

The Qatari police have arrested two men believed to be the murderers of British teacher Lauren Patterson, who went missing last Saturday. Patterson was leading a happy life in Doha, Qatar. The 24-year-old British citizen was living alone in Doha...
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