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Qatar, FIFA look at scrapping 4 of 12 WC
Charlotte ObserverQatar, FIFA look at scrapping 4 of 12 WC stadiumsCharlotte ObserverReducing the number of stadiums would provide fewer construction sites to be scrutinized by rights group, who have raised concerns over conditions for migrant workers in Qatar. Opting for 12 stadiums in Brazil has stretched organizers to their limits ...FIFA advisers urge support for Garcia probe to resolve allegations about Qatar ...Ottawa CitizenFIFA urged to back probe of Qatar World CupU-T San DiegoJFA boss apologises to QatarSBSall 81 news articles »
Posted on 24 April 2014 | 8:59 am
Qatar Al Anabi keen to get nose back in
Qatar Al Anabi keen to get nose back in frontThe NationalAfter some recent struggles, a fine performance in Charlotte two weeks ago has the Qatar Al Anabi Racing Top Fuel team on the rise going into this weekend's round six of the US drag racing season in Baytown, Texas. The three-time and defending world ...
Posted on 24 April 2014 | 8:31 am
New Qatar airport to open next week after
New Qatar airport to open next week after delayAl-ArabiyaQatar's new Hamad International Airport, a key part of its plans to become a regional aviation hub, will open to passenger traffic next week after construction delays of more than a year, the country's Civil Aviation Authority said. Initially budget ...The $17bn airport to finally openNEWS.com.auall 5 news articles »
Posted on 24 April 2014 | 4:23 am
Soccer coach's legal move on emir of Qatar -
Kuwait News AgencySoccer coach's legal move on emir of QatarSBSAAP. UPDATED YESTERDAY 12:00 PM. Stephane Morello, a French former coach, is taking legal action against the emir of Qatar for multiple contractual violations, his lawyer Frank Berton told AFP on Wednesday. Berton, based in Lille, said that Morello was ...Football: French coach to take action against emir of QatarGlobalPostQBA to extend support to Kenyan tradePeninsula On-lineInformation Minister discusses media cooperation with QatarKuwait News AgencyYahoo Singapore Newsall 9 news articles »
Posted on 23 April 2014 | 7:06 pm
Qatar's disagreement with Gulf nations
gulfnews.comQatar's disagreement with Gulf nations 'over'gulfnews.comKuwait City: Qatar's disagreement with three fellow Gulf states, which withdrew their envoys from Doha last month, is “over”, the Qatari foreign minister said on Wednesday, while insisting his country had made no concessions. “The statement issued in ...
Posted on 23 April 2014 | 4:10 pm
More than 500 Indian workers have died inAs Qatar construction boom gathers pace ahead of 2022 World Cup, Indian government confirms scale of death toll More than 500 Indian migrant workers have died in Qatar since January 2012, revealing for the first time the shocking scale of death toll among those building the infrastructure for the 2022 World Cup. Official figures confirmed by the Indian embassy in Doha, reveal that 237 Indians ...
Posted on 24 April 2014 | 6:33 am
Qatar to open $17-B airport after 6-yearQatar plans to open a new $17-billion Hamad International Airport next week, six years behind schedule. Ten discount airlines, including FlyDubai, will move from the current airport to Hamad on April 30, an official at the country’s Civil Aviation Authority said, asking not to be named in accordance with policy. The remaining airlines, including Qatar Airways Ltd., will start using the new ...
Posted on 23 April 2014 | 2:32 pm
Qatar says dispute with Gulf neighboursQatar's dispute with three fellow Gulf states, which withdrew their envoys from Doha last month, is "over", the Qatari foreign minister said Wednesday, while insisting his country had made no concessions. "The statement issued in Riyadh on April 17 was clear ... For the brothers in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) the dispute is over," Khaled Al-Attiyah told a press conference in Kuwait after ...
Posted on 23 April 2014 | 10:29 am
Qatar maids detained by authorities afterHundreds of migrant workers who have had documents seized by employers are being held for months in deportation centre The "widespread" practice of confiscating low-income workers' passports in Qatar has left hundreds languishing for up to a year in the Gulf state's deportation centre, the Guardian has learned. Continue reading...
Posted on 23 April 2014 | 8:12 am
Qatar Airways, Emirates defend female cabinQatar Airways and Emirates Airline have defended their policies on pregnancy and marriage for cabin crew after the Qatar carrier came under fire over its working conditions.
Posted on 22 April 2014 | 9:16 pm