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  • Flying Back on Course: The Inside Story of the New Airbus A350 Jet

    Flying Back on Course: The Inside Story of the New Airbus A350 Jet

    Ten years ago, the boss of Qatar Airways, who takes his first new A350 jet this week, warned Airbus it was flying off course.

  • Egypt's Abdel Fattah al-Sisi Meets Qatari Envoy as Ties Thaw

    Egypt's Abdel Fattah al-Sisi Meets Qatari Envoy as Ties Thaw

    Egypt said on Saturday it aims to end differences with Qatar as President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi who ousted his Doha-backed Islamist predecessor met with an envoy from the Gulf emirate.

  • Flipkart Files Application to Become a Public Company

     Flipkart Files Application to Become a Public Company

    The added new investors in Flipkart are Baillie Gifford, Greenoaks Capital, Steadview Capital, T. Rowe Price Associates and Qatar Investment Authority.

  • "Earthquake" Needed to Change 2022 World Cup, Says FIFA Boss Sepp Blatter

    'Earthquake' Needed to Change 2022 World Cup, Says FIFA Boss Sepp Blatter

    Qatar has faced accusations over its bidding for the 2022 World Cup but has strongly denied any wrongdoing.

  • Indian Dies While Playing Cricket in Qatar: Reports

    Indian Dies While Playing Cricket in Qatar: Reports

    A 32-year-old Indian died of heart attack while playing cricket at a school ground here on his wedding anniversary.

  • F1 Boss Bernie Ecclestone Reveals Pact Could Derail Qatar Race Bid

    F1 Boss Bernie Ecclestone Reveals Pact Could Derail Qatar Race Bid

    Qatar is ploughing billions of pounds into sporting events and controversially won the right to host the 2022 World Cup, while the energy-rich Gulf state was also recently awarded the 2019 World Athletics Championships.

  • Couple Cleared In Daughter's Death Arrives in US

    Couple Cleared In Daughter's Death Arrives in US

    A US couple cleared in the death of their 8-year-old daughter arrived home to Los Angeles on Thursday following a legal battle that kept them in Qatar for nearly two years, including almost a year spent in jail.

  • Qatar Slams New FIFA World Cup Corruption Claims

    Qatar Slams New FIFA World Cup Corruption Claims

    Qatar 2022 communications chief Nasser Al Khater said "reader fatigue" was setting in after a British newspaper printed fresh claims of vote-buying by 2018 hosts Russia and the wealthy Gulf state.

  • US Pair Acquitted Over Daughter Death 'Banned From Leaving Qatar'

    US Pair Acquitted Over Daughter Death 'Banned From Leaving Qatar'

    A Qatari appeals court on Sunday acquitted a US couple of parental neglect over their adopted daughter's death, but the couple said they were later prevented from leaving the country.

  • Qatar Court Overturns Conviction of US Parents in Death of Adopted Girl

    Qatar Court Overturns Conviction of US Parents in Death of Adopted Girl

    An appeals court in Qatar on Sunday overturned the convictions of a Los Angeles couple who were sentenced to three years in jail for the death of their adopted African-born daughter, but the government was refusing to let the couple leave the country...

  • Sepp Blatter Insists Qatar Will Keep World Cup

    Sepp Blatter Insists Qatar Will Keep World Cup

    Sepp Blatter reiterated his backing for the 2022 World Cup tournament after a British newspaper published fresh allegations about the bidding process.

  • Asian Football Stars Feel Qatar World Cup Will be 'Brilliant'

    Asian Football Stars Feel Qatar World Cup Will be 'Brilliant'

    Prolific striker Nassir Al Shamrani and fellow Asian player of the year nominee Ismail Ahmed said the Gulf state fully deserved to host the event, shrugging off continuing controversies.

  • 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.

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