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Despite US Pressure, Travel Ban Stands for American Couple Held in Qatar - New York Times

2014-10-20
Al-ArabiyaDespite US Pressure, Travel Ban Stands for American Couple Held in QatarNew York TimesThe ruling followed what spectators described as an emotional hearing at the court in Doha, Qatar's capital, where the Huangs are seeking dismissal of the conviction, announced in March. They have remained out of prison during the appeal but are not ...Final Ruling Set for US Couple Convicted in QatarABC NewsAppeal verdict next month for US couple convicted in QatarAl-Arabiyaall 62 news articles »

Irish firms's employees in Qatar say rights are restricted - Irish Times

2014-10-20
Irish firms's employees in Qatar say rights are restrictedIrish TimesA number of Irish and British construction and engineering professionals, who were working for Sepam but are currently unemployed, said they had job offers in Qatar which they could not take up because Sepam would not supply them with non-objection ...and more »

World Cup 2022: Qatar matches could start at 1am, says official - BBC Sport

2014-10-20
BBC SportWorld Cup 2022: Qatar matches could start at 1am, says officialBBC SportQatar World Cup games could finish as late as 3:30am under one proposal made by a senior football official. Harold Mayne-Nicholls, who is considering challenging Sepp Blatter for the Fifa presidency, said the event could still be staged in the summer.FIFA boss Sepp Blatter wants Qatar World Cup at the end of 2022 to overcome ...MSN Philippines NewsQatar World Cup Games Could Begin at 1 AM Local TimeBloguin (blog)1am starts at Qatar World Cup games?New Zealand HeraldCBSSports.com -Gulf Timesall 39 news articles »

Blunt US Appeal Encourages Huangs, Couple Held in Qatar - New York Times

2014-10-18
New York TimesBlunt US Appeal Encourages Huangs, Couple Held in QatarNew York TimesAn American couple of Asian descent confined in Qatar for nearly two years over the death of their adopted African daughter — a prosecution regarded as rife with racial prejudices and cultural misunderstandings — have been encouraged in recent days ...American couple held in Qatar in child's death may soon resolve caseCNNall 26 news articles »

Qatar Buys Into Hong Kong Department-Store Operator - Wall Street Journal

2014-10-20
Qatar Buys Into Hong Kong Department-Store OperatorWall Street JournalHONG KONG—Qatar's sovereign-wealth fund is buying about a fifth of Lifestyle International Holdings Ltd., which runs a Hong Kong department store popular with mainland Chinese shoppers, for 4.78 billion Hong Kong dollars (US$616.2 million).

Qatar eyes $15bn Asia spending spree - Financial Times

2014-10-19
International Business Times UKQatar eyes $15bn Asia spending spreeFinancial TimesQatar Investment Authority, which owns stakes in Harrods, Barclays, Credit Suisse and Canary Wharf Group , on Monday said it would pay $616m for a near-20 per cent stake in Lifestyle International Holdings, owner of Hong Kong's SOGO department stores.Qatar fund to buy stake in Hong Kong department store operator for $616 millionReuters UKQIA buys a fifth of Hong Kong retailerPeninsula On-lineQatar Plans $15bn of Asia InvestmentsInternational Business Times UKThe Business of Fashion -FinanceAsiaall 49 news articles »

How Qatar funds extremists across the Middle East - Telegraph.co.uk

2014-10-19
How Qatar funds extremists across the Middle EastTelegraph.co.ukHe says that Qatar "has never supported and will never support terrorist organisations." Whatever Qatar's ultimate intentions are, its willingness to provide arms to a range of rebel groups across the region has alarmed both other Middle Eastern states ...

Platini: Qatar 2022 might require a revote - Goal.com

2014-10-20
Goal.comPlatini: Qatar 2022 might require a revoteGoal.comUefa president Michel Platini believes that Qatar could lose the 2022 World Cup but insists that there is no chance of Russia being stripped of the 2018 edition. There have been widespread calls for Qatar to be removed as hosts due to allegations ...Platini backs possible 2022 World Cup re-voteAl-Arabiyaall 38 news articles »

Frankfurt gets Qatar's first Airbus A350, goes all-A350 in 2015 - Australian Business Traveller

2014-10-20
Australian Business TravellerFrankfurt gets Qatar's first Airbus A350, goes all-A350 in 2015Australian Business TravellerQatar Airways will soon take the reins of the world's first Airbus A350, with its inaugural flight planned between Doha and Frankfurt in January 2015 before the route later goes 'all-A350' for the airline. Taking over from Qatar's already-new Boeing ...Qatar chooses Frankfurt for first new Airbus serviceTravel Weekly UKQatar Airways picks Frankfurt as first destination for new A350sDoha NewstravelUSA TODAYATWOnline -ArabianBusiness.com -eTurboNewsall 21 news articles »

Qatar sets sights to become digital economy leader - Gulf Times

2014-10-20
Qatar sets sights to become digital economy leaderGulf TimesQatar aims to become the best-connected country in the world and a leader in innovative digital economy, HE the Minister of Information and Communications Technology Dr Hessa al-Jaber told a world conference yesterday. Delivering Qatar's Connect 2020 ...Qatar 'aims to become a leader in innovative digital economy'Peninsula On-lineall 3 news articles »