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Ferries to operate Iran-Qatar route during World Cup

TEHRAN – Iran considers operating passenger ferries to and from Qatar during the 2022 FIFA World Cup to be hosted by the neighboring state in November and December.

Ferries to operate Iran-Qatar route during World Cup

TEHRAN – Iran considers operating passenger ferries to and from Qatar during the 2022 FIFA World Cup to be hosted by the neighboring state in November and December.

6,500-Year-Old Pearl Bead Found in Neolithic Grave in Qatar

The host of the upcoming FIFA World Cup 2022, Qatar, is in the news for the right reasons once again. The recent discovery of the oldest pearl bead in the Middle Eastern country, which has a rich history of pearl diving and trade, was reported on by I Love Qatar (ILQ) and many other news […]

Turkey, Qatar to operate 5 airports in Afghanistan

Turkish and Qatari companies have signed a memorandum of understanding to jointly operate five airports in Afghanistan, Turkey’s Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu announced yesterday. “A delegation of experts will travel first to Doha and then to Kabul to discuss ways to operate Kabul’s Hamid Karzai International Airport,” Cavusoglu said during a meeting with his Malaysian […]

Poland aims to become top exporter to Qatar, says president

Poland aims to become an important supplier of high-quality goods and services to Qatar, President Andrzej Duda said on Monday. This is in addition to being an importer of Qatari gas, the Polish Press Agency has reported. According to Duda, his country also wants to collaborate with Qatar in the agricultural food sector. He made […]

Gaza civil servants salaries will be paid by Qatar after an agreement with Egypt

The salaries of civil servants in the Gaza Strip will be paid this month, as Egypt and Qatar agreed on a mechanism for the payment, Haaretz reports. According to the report, Qatar will provide money for employees of the Hamas-run administration indirectly by buying fuel from Egypt, the new agreement says. The fuel would then […]

World Cup Host Qatar Used Ex-CIA Officer To Spy On FIFA

WASHINGTON (AP) — A former CIA officer has spied on top soccer officials for years while working for Qatar, the tiny Arab country hosting next year’s World Cup tournament, an investigation by The Associated Press has found. Qatar sought an edge in securing hosting rights from rivals like the United States and Australia by hiring […]

World Cup Fans Face Crackdown In Qatar: No Public Drunkenness, PDA, Gay Sex

It’s going to be an extremely different World Cup for soccer fans next year in Qatar, where public drunkenness will be strictly prohibited, and PDA will be tightly curbed in the Muslim nation. As one critic quipped: “What else is there at the World Cup?” Advertisement Gianni Infantino, head of the soccer governing body FIFA, […]

Denmark to Wear Clothes With ‘Critical Messages’ in Qatar

COPENHAGEN, Denmark—Denmark’s national soccer team will wear “human rights messages” on their training clothes at next year’s World Cup in Qatar. Denmark earned a spot in the tournament last month. In the wake of qualification, the Danish soccer federation said Wednesday it has launched a series of “critical initiatives.” Qatar has faced criticism amid reports […]

Qatar Will Represent US Interests in Afghanistan

Turkey-Qatar Posture for Joint Afghan Role Despite Human Rights Concerns 11/16/2021 Washington D.C. (International Christian Concern) – International Christian Concern (ICC) has learned that on November 12, 2021, U.S. Secretary of State Blinken announced that Qatar will act as the US diplomatic representative in Afghanistan. This announcement came one day after Turkish Defense Minister Hulusi Akar met […]

Qatar urges nationals to leave Ethiopia ‘as soon as possible’

Qatar, on Wednesday, called on its citizens to leave Ethiopia “as soon as possible” and to observe the highest degree of caution, two days after Addis Ababa declared a state of emergency amid fighting with Tigrayan rebels. “We call upon all Qatari citizens in Ethiopian territory to take the highest degree of caution and to […]

Persepolis defender Kanaanizadegan joins Qatar’s Al Ahli

TEHRAN – Iran and Persepolis defender Hossein Kanaanizadegan joined Qatari top flight football club Al Ahali. The 27-year-old player has joined Al Ahli on a two-year deal for an undisclosed fee. He joined Persepolis in 2019 and won Iran Professional League two times with the Iranian giants. Kanaanizadegan is a member of Iran national football […]

Qatar donations to enter Gaza via UN, says IDF 

An agreement between Qatar and Israel is being put together for the transfer of humanitarian aid to the besieged Gaza Strip through the UN as early as this weekend, Wallah news reported on Tuesday. Transfers of cash directly to the de facto Hamas authorities in Gaza have been rejected by the Israelis, who would be […]

Iran rout Qatar in FIBA Asia Cup 2021 Qualifiers

TEHRAN – Iran national basketball team defeated Qatar 84-46 in Group E of the FIBA Asia Cup 2021 Qualifiers on Saturday. Samad Nikkhah Bahrami scored 16 points for Iran at the Prince Hamza Hall in Amman, Jordan, while Qatar’s Meho Haracic had a match-high 17 points. Iran advanced to the top with nine points. Mehran […]

Qatar: ‘We spent $1.4bn on rebuilding Gaza Strip’

Qatari Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammed Bin Abdulrahman Al-Thani on Friday denied Israeli claims that his country supported “terrorist” groups in the Gaza Strip, Sama News Agency reported. During a financial conference held in Saint Petersburg, Russia, Al-Thani disclosed that Qatar spent $1.4 billion on rebuilding the Gaza Strip since 2012. Al-Thani has rejected frequent Israeli […]

Qatar rejects HRW report on women’s rights, freedom

Qatar yesterday rejected a report prepared by Human Rights Watch about women’s rights and freedoms in the Gulf state, saying that gender equality and female empowerment are central to the country’s success and vision. “The report issued by Human Rights Watch inaccurately portrays Qatar’s laws, policies, and practices related to women,” the Qatari Government Communication […]

Qatar under fire for human rights abuses as World Cup nears

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Human Rights Watch calls on Qatar to dismantle male guardianship

Human Rights Watch (HRW) urged Qatar on Monday to eliminate male guardianship rules that prevent women making independent decisions on basic rights such as marriage, travel and accessing reproductive health care.New York-based HRW said that after taking initiatives on women’s rights, including on education and social protection, Qatar was now falling behind Gulf neighbours, after […]

Qatar says it will fund $60-million pipeline from Israel to Gaza

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6,500 Asian Workers Died Building FIFA World Cup 2022 Stadiums In Qatar

Qatar was awarded the FIFA World Cup 2022 hosting in 2010 and death of migrant workers has been reported since then. An average of 12 migrant workers died each week in 2011 to 2020. The sources suggest slack safety protocols surrounding construction of stadiums and infrastructure in Qatar were the reason for these deaths. These migrant workers […]

UAE and Qatar hold first meeting since Gulf detente

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Arab states ending Qatar blockade is really about Biden

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After detente, Qatar calls for Gulf rapprochement with Iran

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Saudi to Reopen Qatar Embassy in Coming Days: Saudi Minister

Saudi Arabia’s Foreign Minister Prince Faisal bin Farhan Al Saud attends a news conference following talks with Russia’s Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov in Moscow, Russia January 14, 2021. Photo: Russian Foreign Ministry/Handout via REUTERS Saudi Arabia expects to re-open its embassy in Qatar in the coming days, Saudi’s foreign minister said on Saturday, following a […]

Saudi Arabia to reopen Qatar embassy in coming days, minister says

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Israeli Judoka Peter Paltchik Wins Bronze in Qatar Tournament, Was Motivated by Antisemitism He Faced

Peter Paltchik holding up the bronze medal he won at the Masters Tournament in Qatar on Jan. 13, 2021. Photo: Provided. Israeli judoka Peter Paltchik won bronze at the International Judo Federation’s (IJF) 2021 World Judo Masters in Doha, Qatar on Wednesday. Paltchik, 29, took home the medal in the under-100 kg division on the […]

Egypt reopens airspace to Qatar as Gulf allies continue lifting Doha blockade

Cairo reopened its airspace to Qatari aircraft on Tuesday, following similar moves by Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, and Bahrain to end an embargo imposed on Doha’s flights in 2017. “EgyptAir and Qatar Airways, as well as other Qatari airlines, can resume air traffic and send flight operating schedules to the Egyptian and Qatari […]

Bahrain says it will open airspace to Qatar starting Monday

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Qatar says deal with Saudis won’t affect ties with Iran

TEHRAN – Following a landmark deal between Qatar and the so-called Arab quartet to end a three-year bitter Persian Gulf dispute, Doha announced that its decision to mend ties with the quartet will not affect its ties with Iran. Doha had agreed to cooperate on counter-terrorism and “transnational security” with Saudi Arabia and three other […]

UAE to reopen all entry points with Qatar following Gulf dispute thaw

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