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  • Kin of Fishermen Detained in Iran Seek Their Early Release

    Kin of Fishermen Detained in Iran Seek Their Early Release

    Families of four fishermen, detained in Iran for allegedly fishing in the country's territorial waters, have appealed to authorities to expedite their release, claiming that no proper food or medical aid is being provided to the detainees.

  • John Kerry Pushes for Mideast Peace, Qatar Pledges $1 Billion For Gaza

    John Kerry Pushes for Mideast Peace, Qatar Pledges $1 Billion For Gaza

    US Secretary of State John Kerry called on Sunday for a renewed commitment to achieving Middle East peace, saying a lasting deal between Israel, the Palestinians and all their neighbours could be achieved.

  • Qatar Pledges $1 Billion at Gaza Donor Meet

    Qatar Pledges $1 Billion at Gaza Donor Meet

    Qatar promised $1 billion in reconstruction aid for Gaza at a donor conference in Cairo on Sunday, topping US and European pledges for the devastated Palestinian enclave.

  • Former FIFA Official Says He Wasn't Offered 'World Cup Bribes'

    Former FIFA Official Says He Wasn't Offered 'World Cup Bribes'

    Franz Beckenbauer was on the FIFA executive committee that awarded the rights to host the 2018 and 2022 World Cups to Russia and Qatar respectively in 2010. The bidding process has been dogged by accusations of corruption and horse-trading, but Becke...

  • Qatar to Host Italian Super Cup Between Juventus and Napoli

    Qatar to Host Italian Super Cup Between Juventus and Napoli

    Serie A President Maurizio Beretta made the announcement at a press conference in Paris along with the Qatar Football Association General Secretary Saoud Al Mohannadi.

  • Body of Fisherman Shot Dead in Bahrain Received, Cremated

    Body of Fisherman Shot Dead in Bahrain Received, Cremated

    Nearly two weeks after a fisherman was shot dead allegedly by Qatar Naval personnel while fishing in that nation's waters, his body was received by a state minister, after which his relatives cremated the body at his native village.

  • Doha Bank Calls Shareholder Meeting to Approve India Assets Buy

    Doha Bank Calls Shareholder Meeting to Approve India Assets Buy

    The board of Qatar's Doha Bank has authorised the purchase of the Indian assets of HSBC Bank Oman, and has called a shareholder meeting in November to approve the deal, it said in a statement on Monday.

  • Asian Games: Qatar Speedster Sets Sights on Usain Bolt

    Asian Games: Qatar Speedster Sets Sights on Usain Bolt

    Nigerian-born Qatar runner Femi Ogunode took the gold medal in the 100m race with an Asian record of 9.93 seconds at the Asian Games in Incheon, South Korea, on Sunday.

  • Asian Games: Chinese Flyer Makes 100m Semis

    Asian Games: Chinese Flyer Makes 100m Semis

    China's Zhang Peimeng, 27, ran within himself for a 10.27, finishing second in his heat behind Japan's Ryota Yamagata, while Qatar's Femi Ogunode, orginally from Nigeria, posted the fastest time of the night with 10.14.

  • Qatar Says Fight Against Islamic State Will Fail if Assad Stays

    Qatar Says Fight Against Islamic State Will Fail if Assad Stays

    Qatar's Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani has warned that the US-led fight against Islamic State militancy will not succeed as long as Syrian President Bashar al-Assad remains in power.

  • Qatar Will Put on 'One of the Best World Cups', Says Country's Emir

    Qatar Will Put on 'One of the Best World Cups', Says Country's Emir

    Qatar and football's world governing body FIFA are coming under increasing pressure to take the 2022 showpiece away from a country that has little sporting infrastructure or footballing culture, while there have been accusations of bribery in the bid...

  • Asian Games: Hijab Ban an Insult, Say Qatar Basketball Players

    Asian Games: Hijab Ban an Insult, Say Qatar Basketball Players

    Qatar captain Amal Mohammed Saleh captain, who plays centre in the hijab, said the ban at the Asian Games made no sense when combat sports had allowed it.

  • Asian Games: Qatar Women Withdraw From Basketball After Hijab Row

    Asian Games: Qatar Women Withdraw From Basketball After Hijab Row

    The dispute over the Qatari players' refusal to remove their hijabs - regarded by some as a rule that discriminates against Muslim women - has created a major stir at the games.

  • Heirs of Indian Super Rich Interested in Being Global Citizens: Barclays

    Heirs of Indian Super Rich Interested in Being Global Citizens: Barclays

    The report also revealed that just five per cent of wealthy individuals in India plan to travel to a different country in the next five years, compared to 47 per cent in China, 36 per cent in Qatar and 34 per cent in Latin America.

  • Asian Games: Qatar Likely to Withdraw Over Hijab Row

    Asian Games: Qatar Likely to Withdraw Over Hijab Row

    Qatar women's basketball team pulled out of the Asian Games over a rule banning Muslim headscarves,traditionally known as the hijab.

  • Asian Games Hit by Hijab Row as Qatar Women Withdraw From Basketball

    Asian Games Hit by Hijab Row as Qatar Women Withdraw From Basketball

    A Qatari official said the International Basketball Federation (FIBA) rule, which bans all headwear on safety grounds, ran contrary to Olympic principles on diversity.

  • India Raises Issue of Fisherman Killing With Qatar

    India Raises Issue of Fisherman Killing With Qatar

    India has taken up with Qatar the killing of an Indian fisherman and detention of three others while they were fishing in that country's waters.

  • Tamil Nadu Fisherman Working in Bahrain Shot Dead by Qatar Naval Men

    Tamil Nadu Fisherman Working in Bahrain Shot Dead by Qatar Naval Men

    A fisherman from Tamil Nadu, who was working in Bahrain on contract basis, was shot dead allegedly by Qatar naval personnel while he was fishing in that nation's waters, a top police officer said in Rameswaram yesterday.

  • Qatar Will Not Host 2022 Football World Cup, Says FIFA Official

    Qatar Will Not Host 2022 Football World Cup, Says FIFA Official

    Theo Zwanziger, who is the former head of the German football federation (DFB) cited high summer temperatures as the reason Qatar would lose the right to host the FIFA World Cup in 2022.

  • Asian Football Getting Stronger, Says Zico

    Asian Football Getting Stronger, Says Zico

    The former Brazilian attacking midfielder has signed up for his first Indian engagement as the coach of Indian Super League (ISL) team FC Goa, after a string of assignments in-charge of Asian teams in Uzbekistan, Japan, Iraq and Qatar, among other co...

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