Qatar

June 21, 2017
June 21, 2017

The Gulf crisis: Grappling for a face-saving solution

A two-week old conflict in the Gulf goes to the core of key issues in international relations that hamper the fight against political violence and govern diplomatic relations: the absence of an...

June 10, 2017
June 10, 2017

Trump scolds Qatar as Tillerson seeks to ease crisis

US President Donald Trump accuses Qatar of being a "high level" sponsor of terrorism, potentially hindering the US Department of State's efforts to ease heightening tensions and a...

June 8, 2017
June 8, 2017

Trump offers to help resolve Gulf crisis

US President Donald Trump offers to help resolve a worsening diplomatic crisis between Qatar and other Arab powers as the United Arab Emirates invokes the possibility of an economic embargo on Doha...

May 4, 2017
May 4, 2017

Gatlin, De Grasse ready for early athletics season

They finished second and third in last year's Olympics 100m final and on Friday Justin Gatlin and Andre De Grasse renew their rivalry in the Diamond League season-opener in Qatar.

April 28, 2017
April 28, 2017

French prosecutors investigating 2018, 2022 World Cup awards

French prosecutors are investigating the decision by global soccer body FIFA to award the 2018 World Cup to Russia and the 2022 tournament to Qatar, a source close to the investigation said on...

March 3, 2017
March 3, 2017

Qatar population booms on back of 2022 WC

Qatar's population has swollen by almost 40 per cent since the emirate was chosen to the host the 2022 World Cup, official government figures have revealed.

January 8, 2017
January 8, 2017

Djokovic admits ‘unacceptable’ to hit ball into crowd

Novak Djokovic said he did not intentionally hit a ball into the crowd during his Qatar Open final against Andy Murray, an incident which threatened to take the gloss off his victory.

January 4, 2017
January 4, 2017

Murray eases to 25th straight win

Andy Murray began 2017 where he left off last year, beating Jeremy Chardy in straight sets in his season opener in Qatar on Tuesday to register his 25th consecutive victory.

August 29, 2016
August 29, 2016

Doha airport brings in passenger tax

Qatar's international airport is to charge passengers an exit tax as the energy-reliant emirate adjusts to falling oil prices.

June 18, 2016
June 18, 2016

Morsi sentenced for life, 2 Al-Jazeera employees to death

An Egyptian court has sentenced six people, including two Al-Jazeera employees, to death for allegedly passing documents related to national security to Qatar and the Doha-based TV network during...