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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.

Ex-Barclays executive hid panic by making Qatari Sheikh wait

Roger Jenkins and four former Barclays executives were charged for not disclosing secret fees that were paid to Qataris.

Qatar Asian Cup victory to ‘deepen’ Gulf tensions

Strained Qatar-UAE ties may worsen due to Qatari Asian Cup victory.

Qatar says committed to labour reform after Amnesty criticism

As the World Cup 2022 is set in motion, the hosting country, Qatar, introduced a serious of labour reforms.

UAE denies Briton held for wearing Qatar football shirt

The UAE, along with Saudi Arabia, Bahrain and Egypt, cut all ties with Qatar in June 2017.

Fifa, Qatar set up joint venture to deliver 2022 World Cup

The global soccer body says it will hold a 51% share of the venture while the Qatar organising committee will hold 49%.

Ali’s ‘golden touch’ floors Japan as Qatar lift Asian Cup

Ali's acrobatic bicycle kick after just 12 minutes and Abdelaziz Hatim superb second before Akram Afif converts a VAR-assisted penalty gives the 2022 World Cup hosts a famous victory in Abu Dhabi.

Qatar players cleared in eligibility row before Asian Cup final

The UAE's protest claiming two Qatari players were ineligible to play has been dismissed.

China calls for harmony as it welcomes Qatar emir amid Gulf...

Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain and Egypt cut diplomatic, trade and transport ties with Qatar in June 2017.

UAE protests over Qatari players’ eligibility at Asian Cup

The players in question are striker Almoez Ali and defender Bassam Al-Rawi.

 AFC to probe sandal throwing at Asian Cup semi-final

Throwing a shoe at someone is considered a major insult in the Arab world.

Deutsche Bank said to get Qatari commitment for more funds

The investment is likely to be made through the Qatar Investment Authority, the country’s sovereign wealth fund.

Sleepless Son admits to fatigue after Asian Cup flop

Son says he feels physically empty and is so sorry to have let down my team-mates.

Senior Taliban leader expected to join talks with US in Qatar...

The peace talks are continuing despite Taliban representatives staging a brief walkout over differences with US special peace envoy Zalmay Khalilzad.

Arabian knights send Korea, Australia crashing out of Asian Cup

Japan and Iran, with seven Asian Cup titles between them, will play the other semi for a place in the final.

Hamas refuses to let Qatar pay Gaza salaries

The civil servants have also become a symbol of a bitter and protracted power struggle in Gaza.

Malaysia, Qatar exploring possibility of collaborating on 3rd national car

The international trade and industry minister says Qatar could also look at the possibility of collaborating in other parts of Malaysia’s automotive sector.

Stunning free kick sends Qatar into Asian Cup quarter-finals

The 2022 World Cup hosts will play South Korea on Friday.

Qatar to put US$500 million in Lebanon bonds to support economy

Lebanon has one of the world's highest levels of public debt compared to GDP and stagnant growth.

Qatar put 2 past Saudi to finish top in group

The derby clash is the 1st time the 2 sides have met since a bitter political dispute began between the Gulf Arab states 18 months ago.

Players face career or conscience dilemma over Qatar World Cup

The question of how best to protest against human rights abuses that Qatar is accused of is complex.

Sound of silence as Qatar hit North Korea for six

There was little excitement in Al Ain's 16,000-seat Khalifa Bin Zayed Stadium as Qataris are generally barred from UAE.

Saudi Arabia must hold Khashoggi’s killers ‘accountable,’ says Pompeo

Pompeo says the US will continue to have a conversation with the crown prince and the Saudis about ensuring the accountability with respect to the unacceptable murder of Jamal Khashoggi.

England women’s football team to train in Qatar for first time

It the first time the English women's team has trained in Qatar.