Barclays, Ex-CEO charged over Qatar rescue amid financial crisis

2017-06-20 14:15

Barclays and four former executives have been charged with conspiracy to commit fraud during the bank’s 2008 capital raising from Qatar as it sought to avoid a bailout.

Qatar says World Cup plans continue 'as normal'

2017-06-12 20:37

Qatar's World Cup preparations continue "as normal" and organisers remain confident that stadium construction deadlines will be met.

Qatar in bid to buy huge share of F1

2015-06-24 07:48

Formula 1 could have some new honchos with a controlling stake in the sport. Will Bernie tread fairly in this investment consortium?

Future hosts Qatar get tough SWC draw

2015-04-14 14:49

Qatar received a difficult draw for the 2018 SWC as they embark on their final attempt to qualify for the tournament.

Canary Wharf owner Songbird rejects Qatar

2014-11-07 15:42

Songbird Estates, the majority owner of London's Canary Wharf, has rejected a £2.2bn takeover proposal from Qatar Investment Authority.

Qatar gets $1.5bn refinery: reports

2013-04-22 14:16

Qatar and a consortium led by Total of France have signed an agreement to build a $1.5bn petroleum refinery in the Gulf state, the media says.


Qatar risk FIFA action after T-shirt protest

2017-06-14 12:14

Qatar's national team could face disciplinary action from FIFA after players warmed up for a SWC qualifier showing support for the country's emir.

Coe: Qatar could host Summer Olympics

2016-05-05 19:09

The head of world athletics, Sebastian Coe, refused to rule out a summer Olympics being held in the desert state of Qatar.

Qatar to grow gas output with $1bn recovery plant

2015-04-28 13:30

Qatar, the world’s biggest producer of liquefied natural gas, is gathering even more gas with a $1bn plant that is recovering what used to be wasted fuel.

FIFA fails ethical litmus test

2014-11-15 12:27

FIFA is shaken by a fratricidal war over its own corruption probe into the way the 2018 and 2022 World Cups were awarded.

Qatar not a gas 'alternative' to Russia

2014-09-23 14:00

Qatar has no plans to pitch in as an alternative supplier as Europe seeks to reduce its reliance on Russian gas.

Qatar cashes in Barclays warrants

2012-11-26 13:39

Qatar has cashed in its remaining warrants in Absa parent Barclays, a move that should yield a $280m profit.

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