World | Reuters | Saturday March 8, 2014
Qatar Airways and Emirates Airline have defended their policies on pregnancy and marriage for cabin crew after the Qatar carrier came under fire over its working conditions.
World | Reuters | Friday March 7, 2014
Saudi Arabia has formally designated the Muslim Brotherhood as a terrorist organisation, in a move that could increase pressure on Qatar whose backing for the group has sparked a row with fellow Gulf monarchies.
World | Associated Press | Thursday March 6, 2014
Gulf airline Etihad Airways say all flights into its hub of Abu Dhabi were diverted this morning due to a technical failure at the airport.
Reuters | Thursday March 6, 2014
The company will be introducing the service in medium-haul flights starting from the summer.
Wednesday March 5, 2014
Qatar's vast natural gas wealth means the tiny country, with a population of about 2.1 million, could probably continue operating indefinitely despite the displeasure of Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain.
World | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday March 5, 2014
Qatar said on Wednesday that it regretted the decision of three fellow Gulf monarchies to recall their envoys to Doha, but pledged not to withdraw its ambassadors from those countries.
World | Reuters | Wednesday March 5, 2014
Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Bahrain withdrew their ambassadors from Qatar on Wednesday in an unprecedented split between the Gulf Arab allies who have fallen out over political turmoil shaking the Middle East.
Diaspora | Press Trust of India | Friday March 7, 2014
Five Indians were among 11 expatriates killed in a deadly blast at a Turkish restaurant here in Qatar's capital.
Agence France-Presse | Wednesday February 19, 2014
As Qatar construction boom gathers pace ahead of 2022 FIFA World Cup, Indian government confirms scale of death toll. Qatari rights body says deaths "normal".
India | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday February 18, 2014
A Qatar rights body said on Tuesday that the death of over 450 Indian workers in almost two years in the country hosting the 2022 World Cup was "normal" given the size of the community.
India | Agence France-Presse | Monday February 17, 2014
More than 450 Indian migrants working in Qatar have died in the last two years, data shows as the Gulf state is under pressure over its rights record ahead of the 2022 World Cup.
Associated Press | Sunday February 16, 2014
Romania's Simona Halep beat Agnieszka Radwanska of Poland in the semi-finals while Angelique Kerber knocked out fifth-seeded Serbian Jelena Jankovic.
Associated Press | Thursday February 13, 2014
The top-seeded Li Na, playing her first tournament since the Australian Open, threw away a 3-1 lead in the third set against Czech qualifier Petra Cetkovska.
Agence France-Presse | Tuesday February 11, 2014
What makes Chinese star Li Na feel confident of continuing to do well is that her feelings after winning the Australian Open are unlike those after winning her first Grand Slam title, at the French Open in Paris nearly three years ago.
Agence France-Presse | Sunday February 9, 2014
Li Na is the unexpected top seed at the Qatar Open after a foot inflammation caused Victoria Azarenka's withdrawal and a persistently troublesome back forced Venus Williams to pull out too.
India | Reuters | Monday January 27, 2014
India will allow Airbus A380 planes to land at the country's four main airports, the civil aviation ministry said on Monday, lifting restrictions on the superjumbos flying into the country.
Press Trust of India | Saturday January 25, 2014
Gaganjeet Bhullar, who dropped three bogeys in last eight holes, including one on the finishing hole, carded one-over 73 and is now six-under 210 for 54 holes.
Press Trust of India | Wednesday January 22, 2014
Gaganjeet Bhullar carded five-under 67 in the first round to be best-placed Indian. Shiv Kapur was tied 14th, while Jeev Milkha Singh was tied 60th.
Agence France-Presse | Sunday January 12, 2014
World number four Andy Murray was out for four months after the operation on a disc problem in his lower back in September, and only made his comeback at the Qatar Open earlier this month.
Agence France-Presse | Wednesday January 8, 2014
The scheduling of the tournament has been hotly debated ever since it was controversially awarded to Qatar in December 2010, especially over fears that the summer heat in the Gulf emirate would be dangerous for players and fans alike.