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UAE, Qatar bid to host for world swimming championships
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UAE, Qatar bid to host for world swimming championships

Saturday, 4 July 2015 9:43 AM

Abu Dhabi/Dubai and Doha in frame to win rights to host championships in 2021 and 2023

UEFA relaxes spending curbs on Gulf-owned football giants
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UEFA relaxes spending curbs on Gulf-owned football giants

Saturday, 4 July 2015 1:34 AM

Restrictions eased on big-spending Manchester City and Paris St Germain as part of its break-even financial fair play rules

Qatar Airways says to upgrade routes across global network
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Qatar Airways says to upgrade routes across global network

Friday, 3 July 2015 9:10 AM

Doha carrier to add flights to Dubai, Jeddah, Peshawar, Kuala Lumpur, Belgrade, Sofia, Asmara, Djibouti, Najaf, Luxor, Salalah and Zanzibar

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Qatar's ARTIC inks deal to buy luxury Washington hotel
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Qatar's ARTIC inks deal to buy luxury Washington hotel

Friday, 3 July 2015 1:31 AM

Al Rayyan Tourism Investment Company acquires St Regis Washington, DC, located close to White House

Celebrity designer Donna Karan quits Qatar-backed LVMH
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Celebrity designer Donna Karan quits Qatar-backed LVMH

Thursday, 2 July 2015 4:32 PM

Donna Karan International says it planned to suspend fashion shows and designer collections 'for a period of time'

Britain to decide on Qatar-backed Heathrow runway by end-2015
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Britain to decide on Qatar-backed Heathrow runway by end-2015

Thursday, 2 July 2015 1:59 PM

PM David Cameron to make final decision on $36bn plan for Heathrow in which Qatar Holding is shareholder

Doha Bank customers frozen out of accounts due to technical glitch
Banking & Finance»

Doha Bank customers frozen out of accounts due to technical glitch

Thursday, 2 July 2015 12:24 PM

Millions of bank account holders couldn't access their funds for 15 hours, but the issue has now been resolved

Two jailed in Qatar Foundation bribery case
Banking & Finance»

Two jailed in Qatar Foundation bribery case

Wednesday, 1 July 2015 2:35 PM

High-ranking staff jailed for five years after being arrested in 2014 in undercover police operation

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Barca presidential candidate confirms opposition to Qatar shirt sponsor
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Barca presidential candidate confirms opposition to Qatar shirt sponsor

Tuesday, 30 June 2015 4:23 PM

Former Barcelona president Joan Laporta says will do his best to put UNICEF back on Barcelona shirt if he returns to helm in July election

Two executives at Qatar-backed Uber arrested in France
Transport»

Two executives at Qatar-backed Uber arrested in France

Tuesday, 30 June 2015 3:28 PM

Arrests come as a government clampdown intensifies on the US-based taxi and ride-sharing service

Qatar to clamp down on ‘dishonest recruitment’ of expat workers
Politics & Economics»

Qatar to clamp down on ‘dishonest recruitment’ of expat workers

Tuesday, 30 June 2015 12:18 PM

The government has confirmed that the final draft of the revised ‘kafala’ sponsorship law will be completed by the end of 2015

Gulf residents report less sleep (but also less stress) during Ramadan: survey
Wellness»

Gulf residents report less sleep (but also less stress) during Ramadan: survey

Tuesday, 30 June 2015 11:18 AM

Research by the Sleep Cycle app found those in the UAE got the most sleep, while those in Oman got the least

Ruling in Egypt trial of Jazeera journalists set for July 30
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Ruling in Egypt trial of Jazeera journalists set for July 30

Monday, 29 June 2015 4:45 PM

Date set for ruling in the retrial of two Al Jazeera television journalists previously sentenced to seven to 10 years in prison

Middle East construction disputes almost double
Construction»

Middle East construction disputes almost double

Monday, 29 June 2015 3:38 PM

Contractors pursuing claims that were previously parked during global financial crisis

Young expats die in Qatar dune buggy accident
Culture & Society»

Young expats die in Qatar dune buggy accident

Monday, 29 June 2015 1:57 PM

PE teacher from Ireland and his English girlfriend are reportedly killed in sand dunes accident


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