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  • Oil at Four-Year Low as OPEC Production Cut Seen Unlikely

    Oil at Four-Year Low as OPEC Production Cut Seen Unlikely

    Gulf producers Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Qatar and the United Arab Emirates said they had reached a consensus on oil output policies. Sources said those countries agreed not to press ahead with output cuts.

  • Giraffes on a Plane? Most Wanted List Released

    Giraffes on a Plane? Most Wanted List Released

    Have you seen a man who loaded live giraffes into a Tanzanian military plane for delivery to Qatar? If so Interpol would like to speak with you.

  • FIFA May See World Cup Corruption Report

    FIFA May See World Cup Corruption Report

    Following a meeting between former US federal prosecutor Michael Garcia, who led the 18-month probe into the controversial campaigns of Russia and Qatar, and German judge Hans-Joachim Eckert, it was agreed further steps were possible to throw light o...

  • Qatar World Cup Whistleblower 'Living in Fear'

    Qatar World Cup Whistleblower 'Living in Fear'

    Phaedra Almajid, who worked for the Qatar 2022 bid team before losing her job in 2010, provided evidence to investigator Michael Garcia's independent inquiry into corruption allegations surrounding both the 2018 and 2022 World Cup bids.

  • Qatar Airways Launches 2-for-1 Ticket Offer for Indian Customers

    Qatar Airways Launches 2-for-1 Ticket Offer for Indian Customers

    Booking of tickets under the five-day promotional scheme commences today and the journey can be undertaken up to March 31 next year, Qatar Airways said in a release.

  • World Cup Hosts Qatar Vow to Change 'Kafala' Labour Law

    World Cup Hosts Qatar Vow to Change 'Kafala' Labour Law

    The emirate's controversial "kafala" sponsorship law, which limits the rights of movement for foreign workers, would be replaced by legislation "currently under review," said Qatar's labour and social affairs ministry.

  • FIFA and Australia's World Cup Bid Slammed

    FIFA and Australia's World Cup Bid Slammed

    FIFA this week cleared Qatar and Russia of corruption and ruled out a re-vote for the 2018 and 2022 World Cups despite widespread allegations of wrongdoing.

  • FIFA Faces Renewed Calls to Publish Garcia Report

    FIFA Faces Renewed Calls to Publish Garcia Report

    FIFA was plunged into chaos on Thursday when its ethics judge Hans-Joachim Eckert said in a statement there were no grounds to reopen the controversial bidding process which led to Russia being given the 2018 World Cup and Qatar the 2022 finals.

  • Qatar Was 'Confident' on 2022 FIFA World Cup Probe

    Qatar Was 'Confident' on 2022 FIFA World Cup Probe

    In a break with FIFA tradition, the 2018 and 2022 tournaments were awarded at the same time, in 2010, leading to claims of horsetrading in the bidding process.

  • FIFA World Cup Hosts Qatar Still Failing Migrant Workers: Human Rights Group

    FIFA World Cup Hosts Qatar Still Failing Migrant Workers: Human Rights Group

    Amnesty International said Qatar's response to migrant labour abuses has not been much more than promises of action and draft laws.

  • FIFA Clears Russia and Qatar to Host World Cup

    FIFA Clears Russia and Qatar to Host World Cup

    An exhaustive report by the ethics committee of world governing body FIFA admitted that even though there had been a series of worrying episodes in the bidding for the 2022 tournament in Qatar, as well as the 2018 World Cup in Russia, there was not e...

  • Only 'Matter of Time' Before Basketball's Hijab Ban is Lifted, Says ANOC Chief

    Only 'Matter of Time' Before Basketball's Hijab Ban is Lifted, Says ANOC Chief

    The basketball body's ban on headgear more than 5 centimetres (2 inches) wide caused controversy at the September-October Asian Games when Qatar's women's team forfeited their matches after being told they could not wear hijabs.

  • FC Tokyo Eyeing FC Barcelona's Xavi Hernandez: Reports

    FC Tokyo Eyeing FC Barcelona's Xavi Hernandez: Reports

    Xavi Hernandez has already been linked with possible moves to the Premier League and the Bundesliga. There have reportedly been offers from Qatar as well as Manchester City.

  • India Proposes Guidelines for Protecting Fishermen in Bahrain

    India Proposes Guidelines for Protecting Fishermen in Bahrain

    India has proposed a set of guidelines for the protection of its fishermen coming to work in Bahrain, more than a month after an Indian crew on a Bahraini vessel died in Qatari waters.

  • Hopes for Tamil Nadu Fishermen's Release Brighten

    Hopes for Tamil Nadu Fishermen's Release Brighten

    Hopes for the release of four fishermen from this coastal town and one from Kerala detained in Iran have brightened with the intervention of Indian embassy officials and support of the fishing firm that employed them.

  • Real Madrid, Bayern Munich, Manchester United Campaign Against Qatar Winter World Cup

    Real Madrid, Bayern Munich, Manchester United Campaign Against Qatar Winter World Cup

    FIFA wants to move away from the traditional summer tournament to avoid the searing temperatures in the Gulf state. But that would force Europe's top championships to take a costly six week break.

  • Saudi Arabia Sentences 13 Over Plot to Attack US Soldiers

    Saudi Arabia Sentences 13 Over Plot to Attack US Soldiers

    A Saudi court has sentenced 13 suspected members of an al Qaeda cell - 11 Saudis, a Qatari and an Afghan citizen - to up to 30 years in prison for plotting to attack US soldiers in Qatar and Kuwait, the state news agency SPA reported.

  • One by One, Paris Luxury Hotels Hit by Strikes for Better Pay

    One by One, Paris Luxury Hotels Hit by Strikes for Better Pay

    "Qatar, you must pay!": After high-profile strikes at two upmarket hotels in Paris, it was the turn of employees at the luxury Royal Monceau-Raffles to protest on Tuesday for a salary increase.

  • World Cup 2022 Can Be Held Towards End of the Year in Qatar: Sepp Blatter

    World Cup 2022 Can Be Held Towards End of the Year in Qatar: Sepp Blatter

    FIFA president Sepp Blatter, who suggested this option to escape the scorching summer, also admitted that such a decision will involve altering the domestic league programmes.

  • Yes Bank Raises $422 Million by Dual Currency Loan Facility

    Yes Bank Raises $422 Million by Dual Currency Loan Facility

    Yes Bank on Monday said it has raised $422 million by way of dual currency multi-tenor syndicated loan facility.

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