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News: Qatar

We have started to collect the most important news related to Qatar in November 2005. By default, most recent news are listed first.

World news related to Qatar – overview

Qatar: news

US 'assured' on Afghan release deal

Sunday, June 1st 2014, 7:43
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, United States United States

The US says it has received security assurances from Qatar, which has taken five Guantanamo Bay prisoners exchanged for a Taliban-held US soldier.
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Qatar World Cup: £3m corruption claim

Saturday, May 31st 2014, 21:27

Fifa is facing fresh allegations of corruption over its controversial decision to award the 2022 World Cup to Qatar.
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Qatar 'to ease foreign worker laws'

Wednesday, May 14th 2014, 17:32

Qatar proposes a new law to change controversial legislation on foreign workers amid mounting criticism ahead of the 2022 football World Cup.
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Has wealth made Qatar happy?

Monday, April 28th 2014, 23:44

It's the wealthiest country in the world - but is it happy?
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Qatar jails US 'organ death' pair

Thursday, March 27th 2014, 11:29
related countries: United States United States

A Qatari court jails a US couple for three years over the death of their eight-year-old daughter, amid claims they sought to harvest her organs.
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Fifa steps up World Cup investigation

Thursday, March 20th 2014, 9:28
related countries: Russia Russia

Fifa's chief investigator is to interview Fifa officials who voted to award the 2018 and 2022 World Cups to Russia and Qatar.
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Qatar defends bid after payment claims

Tuesday, March 18th 2014, 17:21

Qatar's 2022 World Cup organisers defend their bid for the tournament in the wake of fresh corruption claims.
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Qatar faces sudden regional isolation

Monday, March 10th 2014, 20:28

BBC correspondents gauge strength of feeling against Qatar
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Saudis and Qatar 'destabilise Iraq'

Saturday, March 8th 2014, 21:53
related countries: Iraq Iraq, Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia

Iraq's Prime Minister Nouri Maliki accuses Saudi Arabia and Qatar of seeking to destabilise his country by supporting insurgent groups.
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Gulf ambassadors pulled from Qatar

Wednesday, March 5th 2014, 13:38
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia, Bahrain and the UAE withdraw their ambassadors from Qatar after alleging that the emirate has been meddling in their internal affairs.
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Qatari doctor gets UAE jail sentence

Monday, March 3rd 2014, 14:29

A Qatari doctor in the UAE receives a seven-year jail sentence for supporting a banned Islamist organisation.
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Fatal blast at Qatari restaurant

Thursday, February 27th 2014, 15:33
related places: Doha

An explosion at a restaurant in the Qatari capital Doha has killed 12 people and injured at least 30, according to officials.
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Amnesty seeks detail on Qatar deaths

Friday, February 21st 2014, 7:12
related countries: India India

Amnesty International urges India to provide "more transparent information" about deaths of Indian workers in Qatar, the host nation for the 2022 World Cup.
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Indian death rate in Qatar 'normal'

Wednesday, February 19th 2014, 16:56
related countries: India India

Indian and Qatari officials insist that the death rate among Indian workers in the 2022 World Cup host nation is not abnormal.
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Qatar scales back ambitions amid financial constraints

Wednesday, February 12th 2014, 0:43

Qatar scales back ambitions amid financial constraints
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Qatar unveils workers' rights plan

Tuesday, February 11th 2014, 14:47

World Cup 2022 organisers publish new measures to protect workers in Qatar following 185 deaths in the last year.
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Garcia wins Qatar Masters title

Saturday, January 25th 2014, 14:21
related countries: Finland Finland, Spain Spain

Spain's Sergio Garcia wins the Qatar Masters at the third extra hole of a play-off with Finland's Mikko Ilonen.
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