Qatar News

Xavi begins managerial career with Al Sadd

World Cup winner Xavi Hernandez has been appointed as the new manager of Al Sadd who play in the Qatar Stars League.

Qatar disowns tourism official's comments on visas for 'enemies'

"The visa will not be open for our enemies - it will be open for our friends," Baker said of Egyptians looking to come. "Are visas open for us to go there? No. So why should we open it for them? Everything is reciprocal."


Qatar says tightening Iran sanctions harms oil consuming nations

"The sanctions should not be extended because they have an adverse impact on countries benefiting from Iranian oil," Qatar's foreign minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman al-Thani said on Wednesday.

Saudi Arabia hosts GCC summit amid Qatar tensions, Khashoggi crisis

Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain and non-GCC member Egypt cut diplomatic and economic ties with Qatar in June 2017 over allegations of supporting terrorism.

UAE says Gulf Arab bloc still strong despite Qatar row

Last week, Qatar abruptly announced it was quitting OPEC after 57 years to focus on gas in an apparent swipe at the oil-exporter bloc's de facto leader Saudi Arabia.

Why Qatar has left OPEC, and how the decision will impact oil prices, India

OPEC has a very big influence on global oil prices, which play a crucial role in determining the economic health of many countries, including India.


Taliban: Five freed from US military prison now in Qatar office

The stature of the five, which includes an ex-army chief, would make a peace deal palatable to the rank and file, says former Taliban Hakim Mujahed.

Is Saudi Arabia planning to spend $750 million to turn Qatar into an Island?

The entire plan to physically separate the Qatari peninsula is the latest stress spot in a fractious14-month long dispute between the two nations.

US tariffs to stay on Turkey, Qatar offers Ankara aid

A decree by Erdogan doubled Turkish tariffs on imports of U.S. passenger cars to 120 per cent, alcoholic drinks to 140 per cent and leaf tobacco to 60 per cent. Tariffs were also doubled on goods such as cosmetics, rice and coal.

Saudi threatens military action if Qatar deploys anti-aircraft missiles: report

Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Bahrain and the United Arab Emirates severed diplomatic and economic ties with Qatar last year, accusing Doha of supporting terrorism, which it denies.

Qatar Photos

Sanya Malhotra is having the time of her life in Qatar

Sanya Malhotra is currently on a vacation in Qatar and appears to be having a great time. Scroll to see all the pictures.

World's richest countries according to per capita income

A glimpse of the fifteen richest countries in the world. The list showcases the countries after making a comparison of their per capita incomes.


Modi in Qatar: PM woos business delegates, shares meal with Indian workers

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is on a two-day visit to oil rich Qatar to promote business ties between both nations.

Qatar's Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani in India on two day visit

Qatar's Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani during ceremonial reception at the Rashtrapati Bhawan in New Delhi.

Qatar Videos

A Quick Recap Of PM Modi's Five-Nation Tour

PM Modi began his tour by visiting Afghanistan on Sunday where he launched the ‘India-Afghanistan Friendship Dam’ with his Afghan counterpart. He then reached Qatar the same evening and left for Switzerland from there on Monday evening. After reaching Switzerland on Tuesday, he held a meeting with business leaders and the President of Swiss Confederation. […]