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America’s gas export clout set to grow with LNG approvals

The US are on course to challenge Qatar as the second-largest exporter of LNG

Qatar sues Saudi Arabian, UAE banks over currency trades

Qatar’s central bank is investigating suspected attempts to devalue its currency at the height of a diplomatic standoff with its Gulf neighbours in June 2017.

Qatari rejects Korean complaint over Asian football vote

South Korea's complaint stated Qatar offered AFC voters a free trip to Doha while a similar invitation to Seoul was disallowed.

Militan Taliban tawan daerah di barat Afghanistan

Militan Taliban berjaya menguasai daerah Ab Kamari pada lewat malam Jumaat selepas 3 hari mengepungnya.

Audit clears Vinci of any labour malpractice in Qatar

The audit had been launched after human rights group Sherpa had alleged workers employed to build sites for the Qatar 2022 World Cup were being mistreated.

Rayuan ditolak… Dovizioso dinobatkan juara MotoGP di Qatar

Ducati menjelaskan alat digunakan untuk tujuan penyejukan dan bukan bagi aerodinamik jenteranya seperti didakwa Repsol Honda, Aprilia, Suzuki dan KTM

Ducati in the clear after MotoGP rejects appeal

A stewards panel dismissed protests by Honda, Aprilia, KTM and Suzuki over a clamp attached to the rear wheel of the Ducati bikes and affixed to the swingarm.

Xavi says 48-team Qatar World Cup would be too long

Former Barcelona great Xavi, who won the World Cup with Spain in 2010, opined 48 teams would not be the right option for 2022.

Qatar’s beIN threatens suit over AFC soccer rights

beIN holds exclusive TV rights to matches in Saudi Arabia but was barred from operating in the kingdom since the mid-2017 diplomatic and trade boycott.

Ducati’s Qatar GP win remains subject to appeal

The bone of contention is a winglet in front of the Ducati's rear tyre, which the Italian manufacturer says is for cooling purposes but which rivals argue illegally creates aerodynamic downforce.

Lorenzo suffers fractured rib after Doha crash

The Spanish rider says he is confident about his fitness for the 2nd race in Argentina on March 31, despite admitting he would be out for 3 weeks to a month.

Kemenangan Ducati dipertikai wujud ‘spoiler’ kecil sejukkan tayar

Gara-gara mempunyai satu alat yang dilihat membuatkan tayar tidak panas kemenangan Ducati dipertikaikan

Dovizioso edges Marquez to win season-opening Qatar MotoGP

The two riders swapped positions on the final lap but it was the Italian, having led for much of the race on his Ducati, who secured victory by just 0.023 of a second over his Honda rival.

Riders want Qatar MotoGP to start earlier over safety fears

Marc Marquez, Jorge Lorenzo and Alex Rins are among those calling on a safety panel to push for a night race to avoid Qatar's intense hot weather.

Qatar raises US$12 billion in bond sale despite political crisis

Qatar has been economically and politically isolated by a Saudi-led bloc since June 2017 over claims it supports terrorist groups and seeks better ties with Saudi arch-rival Iran.

Menjelang MotoGP 2019 di Qatar…5 perkara perlu diketahui

Peminat sukan permotoran pasti tidak akan melepaskan peluang untuk menyaksikan MotoGP yang bermula 8 Mac

‘I don’t have an expiry date’, Alves eyes 2022 World Cup

Dani Alves suffers from a serious knee injury from playing for PSG in last season's French Cup final, barely a month before the World Cup in Russia.

Can Qatar’s low-carbon city show a greener Middle East future?

Qataris can now stay cool and comfortable in Msheireb Downtown Doha, a 'green' district that aims to be a sustainable city.

Crisis, what crisis? Qatari love of luxury going strong

Qatar is one of the richest countries in the world and ranked by some as the richest in per capita terms.

Bankers sick of choosing sides between Qatar and Saudi Arabia

Global banks are intensifying efforts to repair ties with Qatar’s finance ministry and sovereign wealth fund, after Saudi Arabia cuts ties with Qatar.

Qatar’s real estate market faces reality check ahead of World Cup

With the World Cup edging closer, real estate experts say long-planned projects are now set to flood the market, even as buildings in prime locations, like Doha Tower, sit idle.

Fifa president ‘optimistic’ about 48-team Qatar World Cup

Fifa is due to announce its decision in mid-March at a meeting in Miami.

Halep outlasts Svitolina in Doha thriller, faces Mertens in final

Halep last defeated Svitolina in the 2017 French Open quarter-finals.

Qatar revamps investment strategy after Kushner building bailout

The revamp could have significant implications for the global investment scene because the Qatar Investment Authority is one of the world's largest state investors.