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Racing legend Al-Attiyah eyes Olympics after third Dakar triumph

2019-05-12 13:16

Dakar Rally champion Nasser Al-Attiyah said that his next ambition is to compete in his seventh Olympic Games – with a shotgun in his hand.

Dovizioso edges Marquez in thrilling season-opening Qatar MotoGP

2019-03-10 20:34

Italy's Andrea Dovizioso won the season-opening Qatar MotoGP for the second year running, holding off a desperate challenge from world champion Marc Marquez to take first place.

MotoGP: Business as usual as Marquez sets pace in Qatar

2019-03-09 10:48

Defending world champion Marc Marquez shrugged off any lingering effects of shoulder surgery to set the pace in practice at the season-opening Qatar MotoGP.

New York hot dog rabbi to make Qatar kosher at World Cup

2018-12-28 16:07

The rabbi who brought kosher hot dogs to New York baseball stadiums wants to help the Persian Gulf state of Qatar host Jewish fans with food they can eat at soccer’s 2022 World Cup.

Qatar's energy minister says country is pulling out of OPEC

2018-12-03 09:26

Energy-rich Qatar is withdrawing from OPEC in January the country's energy minister has said in a surprise announcement.

Qatar accuses Saudi Arabia of blocking access to Hajj

2018-08-18 18:26

Travel agents in Qatar say a link for residents to register for the pilgrimage was blocked by Riyadh.

UAE says Qatar fighter jets intercept flights, Doha denies

2018-01-16 11:24

UAE claims Qatari fighter jets intercepted 2 of its commercial airliners in international airspace; Qatar denies it.

Qatar emir: Trump offered US meeting to end Gulf crisis

2017-10-28 11:22

Sheikh Tamim tells 60 Minutes that he has not had any responses from the Saudi-led group of countries blockading Qatar.

Qatar to buy 24 fighter jets from Britain

2017-09-18 21:01

Qatar has signed an agreement to buy 24 Typhoon fighter jets from Britain, the second major defence deal signed by Doha during its lengthy diplomatic dispute with its Gulf neighbours.

Qatar waives visa requirement for Moroccans

2017-09-07 14:00

Morocco has been added to a list of countries whose citizens no longer need visas to enter Qatar, official Moroccan media has said.

 

Qatar will not grant visas to 'enemies' - tourism chief

2019-05-06 17:45

Qatar will not grant visas to those it considers "enemies", the secretary general of the National Tourism Council said in reference to Egyptians seeking to enter the country amid an ongoing political rift.

Vinales takes pole for 'scary' crash-hit Qatar MotoGP

2019-03-10 10:45

Spain's Maverick Vinales snatched pole position at a crash-marred Qatar MotoGP, pushing Andrea Dovizioso and world champion Marc Marquez into second and third place.

Toyota enjoys three stage victories at Qatar Cross-Country Rally

2019-02-25 08:09

It was another picture-perfect stage for Toyota Gazoo Racing SA’s Nasser Al Attiyah and navigator Mathieu Baumel as they clinched three wins in a row and extended their overall lead.

Qatar to quit Saudi-dominated OPEC in 2019

2018-12-03 18:39

Qatar will leave OPEC next month in order to focus on gas production, denying the surprise move was a result of Doha's bitter feud with oil-rich Saudi Arabia.

Qatar sets aside $2bn in bid to rival Dubai financial hub

2018-10-08 22:12

Qatar has allocated $2bn to attract multi-national companies to its financial centre in its latest effort to rival Dubai.

MotoGP: Dovizioso edges Marquez in Qatar thriller

2018-03-19 08:25

Italy's Andrea Dovizioso won a thrilling season-opening Qatar MotoGP , surviving a last lap challenge from world champion Marc Marquez.

Qatar says second UAE plane violated its airspace

2018-01-13 14:15

Qatar says a second United Arab Emirates military jet has violated its airspace, prompting a new complaint to the United Nations.

India arrests eight alleged sex tourists for underage rape

2017-09-22 11:18

Indian police have arrested eight Arab nationals accused of paying brokers thousands of dollars to arrange sham Islamic "marriages" with underage girls for sex.

Arab feud over Qatar boils over at Cairo meeting

2017-09-13 09:25

A Qatari diplomat says "dogs" backed by "some regimes" are waging a media campaign against his country, a thinly veiled jab at Gulf countries that drew a sharp rebuke at an Arab League meeting

Hopes fade for Qatar residents to perform hajj

2017-08-31 06:28

Saudi Arabia's decision to close its embassy in Doha has stopped many residents from performing the pilgrimage to Mecca this year.

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