Qatar's 'water security project' deal signed
Qatar's 'water security project' deal signedPeninsula On-lineQatar's per capita water consumption is one of the highest in the world. The country has initiated several measures, the most important being Tarsheed, to create awareness about the need to use water and electricity wisely. The campaign has helped the ...
Posted on 31 July 2014 | 3:41 pm
US ups pressure on Qatar to release
Foreign PolicyUS ups pressure on Qatar to release AmericansKTUU.com"We understand there are a lot of delicate things going on," Daniel said. "We understand Qatar is a big ally. But in all the discussions they are having with Qatar, why can't they bring more attention to the urgency of Matt and Grace's case? Seems ...US Calls For Release Of Couple Held In Qatar Over Death Of Their DaughterRTT Newsall 5 news articles »
Posted on 31 July 2014 | 1:22 pm
Mellouli named ambassador for twin
Gulf TimesMellouli named ambassador for twin championships in QatarPeninsula On-lineIn his role, Mellouli will spend time in Doha ahead of the FINA World Cup 2014 – Doha and the FINA World Swimming Championships, working with young swimmers from Qatar and around the world ahead, sharing his experiences and passion for the sport.Mellouli named ambassador for Qatar's year of swimmingGulf Timesall 4 news articles »
Posted on 31 July 2014 | 1:09 pm
Qatar, and Other American 'Allies', Are
Qatar, and Other American 'Allies', Are Among the Villains in GazaAlgemeinerAmerican allies, especially Qatar and Turkey, have been providing material support to Hamas, which the United States has listed as a foreign terrorist organization. This support includes financial, diplomatic, media and even the provision of weapons ...and more »
Posted on 31 July 2014 | 12:07 pm
Qatar Is Playing A High Stakes Double Game
Business InsiderQatar Is Playing A High Stakes Double Game With The US And HamasBusiness InsiderThis followed a July 14 Pentagon meeting between Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel and Qatari minister of state for defense affairs Hamad bin Ali al-Attiyah, where the two signed an $11 billion arms package that included Patriot missiles, Apache ...Sudan thanks Qatar for aidPeninsula On-lineall 3 news articles »
Posted on 31 July 2014 | 6:00 am
Tiny Qatar Stands Tall In Middle East'sThe tiny Gulf state of Qatar is playing an outsized role in diplomatic efforts to resolve the conflict in Gaza, with Secretary of State John Kerry using Qatar as a conduit to Hamas. Egypt used to moderate Hamas, but those relations have soured. This puts the U.S. in a difficult spot.
Posted on 31 July 2014 | 1:41 pm
Being A Migrant Worker In Qatar Is EvenA flowchart shows how workers get exploited by Qatar's kafala system. The construction boom in Qatar has proven deadly for scores of the country's migrant workers. The International Trade Union Confederation estimates that horrendous working conditions will be responsible for 4,000 migrant worker deaths leading up to the FIFA World Cup in 2022. Qatar's government estimates that almost 1,000 ...
Posted on 31 July 2014 | 12:05 am
Qatar Airways upbeat on Malaysia prospectsKUALA LUMPUR: Qatar Airways, the launch customer for Airbus’s A350 aircraft, is bullish on growth potential in Malaysia, said Emmanuel Oswald, its country manager for Malaysia and Brunei. Oswald said there is an increase in the number of Malaysians travelling via Qatar Airways to Europe, the Middle East and the United States. Malaysia is also the biggest market for Qatar Airways in terms of ...
Posted on 30 July 2014 | 9:48 am
Qatar World Cup workers 'on 45p ($0.76)Workers constructing a stadium for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar are being paid as little as 45p ($0.76, 0.57 euros) an hour, British newspaper The Guardian reported on Wednesday. Stadium workers also told The Guardian that their passports were being held by their manager, in an apparent contravention of the organisers' own welfare charter. A spokesperson for the Qatar World Cup's Supreme ...
Posted on 30 July 2014 | 9:29 am
Qatar concerned at low-pay reportIssue of low-paid migrant workers brought to light by a British newspaper and a response issued by Qatar 2022 organisers
Posted on 30 July 2014 | 8:12 am
Qatar residents urged to donate longIn an effort to help children abroad who have lost their hair due to illness, a local salon is encouraging Qatar residents to donate their locks to charity. All hair that is collected by Glow American Salon during a one-day event in ...
Posted on 31 July 2014 | 4:20 am
Three people reportedly drown inAccording to Qatar Tribune, the two who died at Al Wakrah Beach were swimming with friends when the high tide struck on Tuesday. The deceased are Paul Ngugi Karoki, 29, and Joyce Wairimu Gitau, 30, who hailed from ...
Posted on 31 July 2014 | 12:37 am
Zaha Hadid Qatar World Cup StadiumA Guardian investigation has found that migrant workers building architect Zaha Hadid's World Cup stadium in Qatar are being paid at a level beneath what's mandated by World Cup regulations. The salaries, which vary by ...
Posted on 30 July 2014 | 3:56 pm
Why Did the US Turn to Qatar andThere are those who posit that the recent turn to Qatar and Turkey by the US was not an accident, but an intentional move to promote the White House's plan to expand the new Islam and the Muslim Brotherhood at the ...
Posted on 30 July 2014 | 9:20 am
PHOTOS: Thousands flock to QatarQatar's malls are proving to be a hotspot this Eid al-Fitr, drawing thousands of visitors on the first and second days of the holiday. Due to the hot, dusty weather (windspeed reached nearly 60km/hour yesterday) and the ...
Posted on 30 July 2014 | 3:51 am
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