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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: Adrian Holman

Doha :: Qatar | updated 2013-10-01 00:22:51 -0700 | humanitarian-news

With the 2022 World Cup less than nine years away, Qatar has to build eight new soccer stadiums from scratch. With the country being so small, the country has been forced to bring in migrant workers from around the world...
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Breaking News: Conductor Daniel Barenboim tries to bridge Israeli-Palestinian gap with music
Posted by: northsunm32

Doha :: Qatar | updated 2013-08-08 21:24:22 -0700 | humanitarian-news

On the program "Talk to Al Jazeera," Daniel Barenboim, the award-winning Israeli conductor, pianist and promoter of Palestinian rights, talks about the power of music and the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Although born in Argentina, Barenboim holds multiple citizenships. He is a...
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Breaking News: Doha talks go down to the wire
Posted by: kjang07

Doha :: Qatar | updated 2012-12-11 14:34:16 -0800 | humanitarian-news

The Doha talks are drawing to a close under a cloud of uncertainty. Critics deplore that the latest draft documents fall short of the needs of countries facing an existential threat from climate change. UN talks in Doha on global...
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Posted by: xanax

ar Rayyān :: Qatar | updated 2012-07-15 05:41:56 -0700 | humanitarian-news

From very early on in life, I remember being repeatedly told You’ve got to be your own man, and be popular and famous You’ve got to be a somebody, rather than nobody by the time you are old! So I...
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Breaking News: Villagio fire vigil - Farewell to the New Zealand Triplets
Posted by: nazish7

Doha :: Qatar | updated 2012-07-27 14:46:38 -0700 | humanitarian-news

Hundreds of Qatari citizens and expatriate residents joined a candlelit vigil in Aspire park near the partially destroyed Villagio late on Tuesday. New Zealanders Jane and Martin Weekes parents of kiwi triplets killed in a Doha mall fire have made...
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Posted by: Earl Cebedo

Doha :: Qatar | updated 2012-03-16 09:38:42 -0700 | humanitarian-news

DOHA, Qatar - Osama bin Laden's son Omar have already reached the United Nations, in order to release his other siblings and a few wives of his father who got arrested after a raid in a compound in Abbottabad, Pakistan....
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Breaking News: 'SEVERE TORTURE AROUND THE CLOCK' In Syrian Jails - Al-Jazeera Reporter Dorothy Parvaz
Posted by: Mohammad Shabbir Murtaza

Doha :: Qatar | updated 2012-04-13 15:12:52 -0700 | humanitarian-news

The Al Jazeera journalist Dorothy Parvaz who was released from Iran and returned to Doha on 18 May, has talked of "severe beatings and torture" going on in the Syrian jails. Dorothy Parvaz, 39 was held immediately on her arrival...
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Breaking News:  Amnesty: Qatari blogger Sultan al-Khalaifi detained.
Posted by: saleh1966

Doha :: Qatar | updated 2012-07-28 02:20:45 -0700 | humanitarian-news

Blogger and human rights activist Sultan all Khalaifi was arrested on March 2 by eight plain-clothes individuals believed to be members of Qatari security forces, and has been detained incommunicado since, Amnesty International says.Al Khalaifi is the founder of a...
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Breaking News: Husband Jokingly Divorces his Wife on Skype
Posted by: macnair

Doha :: Qatar | updated 2012-01-29 06:57:03 -0800 | humanitarian-news

A Qatar man has made a joke in a skype chat with her wife regarding his marriage for that he is paying a weighty cost. He jokingly wrote "talak, talak, talak" ("I divorce thee, I divorce thee, I divorce thee")...
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Breaking News: Blast in Istanbul Restaurant in Doha, Qatar, leaves 12 dead, over 30 injured
Posted by: prabirghose

Doha :: Qatar | updated 2014-02-27 23:14:26 -0800 | humanitarian-news

An explosion in the Istanbul Restaurant near the Landmark Mall shopping center in the Qatari capital Doha has left 12 people dead and has injured at least 30 - four persons died on the spot and the remaining succumbed to...
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Breaking News: Over 400 Nepalese World Cup stadium construction workers die in Qatar
Posted by: atifji75

Doha :: Qatar | updated 2014-02-18 12:06:11 -0800 | humanitarian-news

DOHA: The Pravasi Nepali Coordination Committee (PNCC), a human rights organization has revealed the figures saying that over four hundred Nepalese workers have lost their lives on the sites of World Cup stadium in Qatar. The organization published the lists...
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Posted by: arkar

Doha :: Qatar | updated 2014-03-16 00:23:10 -0700 | humanitarian-news

The recent spate of deaths of labourers working on stadiums in Qatar for the 2020 FootbaWorld Cup has raised concern among many international organizations regarding labor conditions and the treatment of workers. The workers, mainly migrants from Asia, especially India,...
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Breaking News: Qatar sentences US couple to 3 years in prison
Posted by: maryamnasir

Doha :: Qatar | updated 2014-03-28 02:08:57 -0700 | humanitarian-news

American couple had been charged with starving their 8-year-old daughter, who is adopted, to death in the Gulf Arab county of Qatar. They had been sentenced Thursday to three years in prison. The verdict had stunned and shocked the family....
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