Ali Younes

Ali Younes

Sport

Qatar's beIN calls on Saudi to shut down pirate channel

BeIN Media Group demands "beout Q" to stop its activities immediately, adding that it is exploring all legal options.

Qatar's beIN calls on Saudi to shut down pirate channel

Middle East

Sergey Lavrov calls for dialogue to resolve Gulf crisis

In a visit to Qatar, Russia's foreign minister welcomes Kuwait's mediation efforts to end the Gulf diplomatic dispute.

Sergey Lavrov calls for dialogue to resolve Gulf crisis

Middle East

No Hajj for Qataris this year amid Saudi dispute

Riyadh usually communicates with Doha on Hajj logistics but no Saudi response means no pilgrimage for Qataris in 2017.

No Hajj for Qataris this year amid Saudi dispute

Human Rights

Al Jazeera slams Egypt's treatment of Mahmoud Hussein

Qatar-based network demands private hospital treatment for imprisoned producer Mahmoud Hussein for a broken arm.

Al Jazeera slams Egypt's treatment of Mahmoud Hussein

Middle East

Qatar approves new law to protect domestic staff

Workers will be able to limit their services to 10 hours a day, work six days a week and be entitled to annual holiday.

Qatar approves new law to protect domestic staff

Qatar

Dubai TV airs 'fake news' about rallies, curfew in Doha

Qatar dismisses false report by UAE channel claiming anti-government protests took place with demonstrators teargassed.

Dubai TV airs 'fake news' about rallies, curfew in Doha

Middle East

'Maarik al-Tawaiha was no murderer' family say

Parents of a 39-year-old Jordanian soldier who killed three US military trainers seek to have him exonerated.

'Maarik al-Tawaiha was no murderer' family say

Jordan

Jordanian father wants son's killer to face justice

Zakariya al-Jawawdeh reacts to Israeli order to examine July 23 shooting in Amman that left his son and a doctor dead.

Jordanian father wants son's killer to face justice

Italy

Qatar to buy seven navy vessels from Italy for €5bn

Italy's foreign minister hails 'excellent' ties with Qatar and voices support for its plans in the international arena.

Qatar to buy seven navy vessels from Italy for €5bn

Middle East

SIGAR questions millions spent in Afghanistan

US oversight body on Afghanistan says Taliban holds large swaths of country as it notes a rise in opium production.

SIGAR questions millions spent in Afghanistan

GCC

HRW: Saudi terrorism is killing people in Yemen

Speakers at conference in Doha question Saudi-led group's accusation that Qatar is funding terrorism.

HRW: Saudi terrorism is killing people in Yemen

Middle East

Alliance for Freedom and Dignity probes Qatar blockade

Brussels-based human rights group calls for end of sanctions against Qatar to alleviate suffering of ordinary people.

Alliance for Freedom and Dignity probes Qatar blockade