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Tuesday, August 04, 2020



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.

Stung by virus, long-haul carrier Qatar Airways cuts jobs

May 06, 2020 4:21 pm

The global outlook for our industry looks grim and many airlines are closing or significantly reducing operations, Akbar Al Baker wrote in the memo, dated Sunday.

Islamophobia row: Voices in govt blame fake accounts, regret OIC statement

April 24, 2020 8:40 am

Sources also called the recent statement by Organisation of Islamic Cooperation “deeply regrettable” and that they should not “communalise the fight against COVID-19 pandemic”.

Qatar says it's working to protect laborers from coronavirus

April 08, 2020 10:43 am

Retail shops and bank branches in shopping malls are closed as Qatar bids to contain the virus.

Income Tax havens: These 7 countries have no income tax

January 22, 2020 11:08 am

Income Tax havens: In 2019 the highest income tax was collected in Sweden where individuals with highest incomes paid more than 50 per cent of their taxable income. Countries situated in Northern Europe and North Atlantic generally have greater income taxes. Here are some countries that do not tax individuals on their income.

Explained: What is the Houbara bustard?

December 19, 2019 10:00 am

The government of Pakistan has issued special permits to the Emir of Qatar and nine other members of the royal family to hunt the houbara bustard, an internationally protected bird species.

Xavi begins managerial career with Al Sadd

May 28, 2019 7:57 pm

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'

May 06, 2019 10:40 am

"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

May 02, 2019 12:14 am

"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

December 09, 2018 5:39 pm

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.


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.