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India welcomes restoration of ties between Qatar, Arab countries

January 07, 2021 9:04 am

The GCC states are home to about eight million Indian expatriates, with a majority based in Saudi Arabia and the UAE.

Explained: How Saudi and Qatar restored ties, ending a 3-year Middle East crisis

January 07, 2021 9:07 am

A Saudi Arabia-led coalition of four Middle Eastern countries has announced restoration of diplomatic ties with Qatar. What led to a breakthrough in the crisis? 

Gulf economy gets a boost from healing of Saudi-Qatar rift

January 06, 2021 1:09 pm

The ratings agency Fitch said a normalisation of relations between Qatar and its neighbours would help Qatar’s non-oil economy, with a resumption of travel links eventually lifting tourism inflows and greater interest from regional buyers potentially supporting its struggling real estate market.

Saudi Arabia to lift Qatar blockade, open borders — Kuwait minister

January 05, 2021 12:23 pm

In a diplomatic breakthrough, Saudi Arabia is set to open its borders and airspace to neighboring Qatar following a prolonged crisis.

Saudi Arabia to lift Qatar embargo, open airspace and border

January 05, 2021 7:44 am

Qatar's only land border has been mostly closed since mid-2017, when Saudi Arabia, Egypt, the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain launched a blockade against the tiny Gulf state.

Qatar’s next gambit after world cup? Convincing expats to stay

September 02, 2020 10:44 am

Qatar has faced stringent criticism from human rights organizations for a labor system described as “abusive,” particularly for low-income workers brought in before the 2022 tournament.

Explained: The new changes in Qatar's labour laws

September 06, 2020 10:21 am

The reforms, which were announced by the Emir of Qatar in October 2019, were signed into law on Sunday.

Qatar reforms labour laws ahead of FIFA 2022, lakhs of Indian migrant workers to benefit

September 01, 2020 5:27 pm

A 25 % raise in minimum wage to 1,000 riyals (around Rs 19,556), scrapping of ‘Kafala’ system that required workers to take NOC from employers before switching jobs among new changes in Qatar labour laws

UAE: UN court doesn't have jurisdiction in Qatar dispute

September 01, 2020 10:31 am

Lawyers for the UAE want the International Court of Justice's judges to throw out the case for lack of jurisdiction. Lawyers for Qatar are due to respond on Wednesday.

Explained: What the latest ICJ ruling means for Qatar and its airspace

July 21, 2020 9:06 am

In June 2017, Qatar’s neighbours Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Bahrain and Egypt severed diplomatic and economic ties with it, by shutting off shipping routes and air space.


Sanya Malhotra is having the time of her life in Qatar

August 05, 2019 7:53 am

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

November 20, 2017 8:07 pm

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

June 05, 2016 3:39 pm

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

March 25, 2015 4:00 pm

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