Qatar

June 12, 2016
June 12, 2016

Light pollution 'affects 80% of global population'

More than 80% of the world's population lives under light-polluted skies, a study suggests.

June 12, 2016
June 12, 2016

Dutch woman arrested in Qatar after making rape claim

A Dutch woman is being detained in Qatar on suspicion of adultery after she told police she had been raped.

May 24, 2016
May 24, 2016

Islamic State may be down, but it's far from out

Islamic State (IS) is losing territory, its finances are being drained and the number of foreign fighters recruited has reportedly down to a trickle, dropped by as much as 90 percent from a high of...

May 24, 2016
May 24, 2016

Syria blames foreign states for blasts

The Syrian government has accused Turkey, Qatar and Saudi Arabia of being behind a wave of bombings in the coastal cities of Tartous and Jableh.

May 20, 2016
May 20, 2016

Ginola in hospital after collapse

Former France winger David Ginola collapse during a celebrity golf day on the French Riviera on Thursday and was taken by helicopter to a hospital in Monaco.

May 19, 2016
May 19, 2016

Barca's Qatar friendly scrapped

Spanish champions Barcelona's scheduled friendly against Saudi Arabian side Al-Ahli Saudi in Doha, Qatar, has been cancelled by the club's Qatari sponsors just six days before the game...

April 27, 2016
April 27, 2016

4 Bangladeshi workers killed in Qatar crash

Four Bangladeshi migrant workers are killed and two others injured in a road crash at Dukhan in Qatar.

March 31, 2016
March 31, 2016

‘Forced labour’ at Qatar World Cup site

Rights group Amnesty International has accused Qatar of using forced labour at a flagship World Cup 2022 stadium.

March 10, 2016
March 10, 2016

Doha seeks Dhaka's support for its Unesco DG candidate

Qatar has sought Bangladesh's support for its nominee and Qatar Emir's Cultural Adviser Dr Hamad Bin Abdulaziz Al-Kawari who will contest for the next director general of the United...

February 16, 2016
February 16, 2016

Four oil producers to freeze output

Saudi Arabia, Russia, Qatar and Venezuela have agreed to freeze their oil output at January levels if other producers follow suit.