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Mum of British teacher murdered in Qatar 'speechless' after man who helped to burn her body is freed

Mirror.co.uk - ‎4 hours ago‎
The mother of British woman who was murdered in Qatar has been left speechless after the man who helped burn her body was released from prison.
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'Deep freeze' between Qatar and the UAE is over

Doha News - ‎2 hours ago‎
After years of frayed diplomatic ties, Qatar and the UAE appear to be working toward mending their relationship and becoming “brotherly countries” once more, analysts have said.
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India re-negotiates gas price with Qatar to below $5/unit

Economic Times - ‎7 hours ago‎
NEW DELHI: India has re-negotiated favourably its LNG agreement with Qatar to bring down the cost of importing natural gas to less than $5 per unit from $12.

Eat at these Qatar restaurants on Friday to help Syria

Doha News - ‎6 hours ago‎
More than a dozen restaurants in Qatar will donate 100 percent of their cash revenue on Friday, May 6 to help support Syrians stuck in the under-siege city of Aleppo.
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Qatar testing turf able to survive desert sun for 2022 World Cup

Channel News Asia - ‎57 minutes ago‎
DOHA: Critics say Qatar will be too hot to host the 2022 World Cup but it is determined to prove the grass is no greener elsewhere.
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Qatar Airways kickstarts Adelaide-Doha flights with Australia's first A350

Daily Mail - ‎12 hours ago‎
Qatar Airways will commence its services to and from Adelaide to Doha in the Middle East by flying the first A350 into Australia on Tuesday afternoon.
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Seven new hospitals to open in Qatar by December 2017

Doha News - ‎7 hours ago‎
Hamad Medical Corp. (HMC) has announced new opening dates for seven upcoming hospitals in Qatar, many of which have already missed their initial deadlines.

For Qatar sports fans, BeIN goes off air 'at worst possible time'

Doha News - ‎4 hours ago‎
Football fans in Qatar who have been trying to watch the English Premier League's final matches this week are expressing exasperation and disappointment after all beIN Sports channels stopped playing on Ooredoo's Mozaic TV.

Qatar's public hospitals to cut back on junk food, says ministry

ArabianBusiness.com - ‎1 hour ago‎
"We are now working with the HMC and PHCC on modifying the vending machines and cafeterias to have healthier options," she told Qatar Tribune. Currently working with the nutritionists from HMC and PHCC to agree on the options, the hospitals will launch ...
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Expat camel worker in Qatar diagnosed with MERS

Doha News - ‎9 hours ago‎
A 40-year-old Qatar expat who works with camels has become the second person in the country this year to be diagnosed with Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS).

Filipino workers cited in Qatari labor awards

Inquirer.net - ‎9 hours ago‎
In celebration of Labor Day on Sunday, the efforts of Filipino workers in Qatar were recognized in the Labor Welfare Awards held during the third annual Labor Rights Protection Conference at The St. Regis Hotel in Doha.
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Qatar investigates death at World Cup site as labor rights under scrutiny

Reuters - ‎May 1, 2016‎
DOHA The organizers of Qatar's 2022 World Cup said on Sunday they were investigating the death of an Indian laborer at one of its sites but denied it was caused by working conditions which the wealthy Gulf country is under pressure to improve.
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UAE, Qatar attract infrastructure investors

Khaleej Times - ‎2 hours ago‎
Sameer Daoud, Middle East leader - infrastructure at Arcadis, said: "Priorities for Qatar include new systems for transportation and improving the country's connectivity.
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Qatar National Bank Suffers Massive Data Breach, No Money Stolen

SPAMfighter News (press release) - ‎12 hours ago‎
A huge collection of documents of Qatar National Bank, based in Doha, was leaked and posted online to the Cryptome site on 26th April which is a whistleblower.

Reuters: Qatar Investment Authority to diversify away from Europe

Doha News - ‎11 hours ago‎
Qatar's sovereign wealth fund is hiring more external advisors and using more of the country's cash to buy assets in the US and Asia after traditionally focusing on European markets, according to Reuters.

Turkey-Qatar: Quo Vadis?

Hurriyet Daily News - ‎May 1, 2016‎
Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu visited the capital of Qatar, Doha, this week for the first time during his term as prime minister.

Qatar: conviction of three Filipinos despite torture allegations strongly condemned

Amnesty International UK - ‎1 hour ago‎
“The court's decision to uphold the convictions of these three men after an unfair trial in which the authorities totally failed to investigate credible allegations of torture, is the latest demonstration of the deep flaws in Qatar's criminal justice ...

Qatar c.bank sells 1.5 bln riyals T-bills, yields rise

Yahoo News - ‎7 hours ago‎
DUBAI, May 3 (Reuters) - Qatar's central bank said on Tuesday it sold 1.5 billion riyals ($412 million) of Treasury bills in a monthly auction as yields rose from last month's sale.
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Nokia and Ooredoo Qatar Sign Three-Year Network Expansion Agreement

PC Tech Magazine - ‎3 hours ago‎
With one of the most vibrant economies in the Middle East, Qatar needs to meet rising data demands sparked by surging smartphone use.
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Exclusive - Qatar fund uses more external managers, cuts focus on Europe

Reuters UK - ‎May 1, 2016‎
Qatar Investment Authority, estimated by industry tracker Sovereign Wealth Fund Institute to hold $256 billion (£175.2 billion) of assets, is known as an aggressive investor in high-profile European assets such as the Shard skyscraper and Harrods ...
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