GCC

Blockading nations to send football teams to Qatar for Gulf Cup

Saudi Arabia, the UAE and Bahrain say they will take part in the Arabian Gulf Cup in Doha later this month.

Blockading nations to send football teams to Qatar for Gulf Cup

AJ Impact

India's IndiGo, Qatar Airways may soon announce strategic deal

The deal would involve joint flights, not an equity stake, according to Qatar Airways chief executive, Akbar al-Baker.

India's IndiGo, Qatar Airways may soon announce strategic deal

Qatar

Emir says Qatar has overcome obstacles of Gulf blockade

Sheikh Tamim lays out economic achievements, says Doha ready to resolve disputes based on principle of mutual respect.

Emir says Qatar has overcome obstacles of Gulf blockade

Football

Liverpool assured LGBT fans welcome at Qatar event

Club CEO says it has received assurances fans of all sexual orientations will be welcome in the conservative nation.

Liverpool assured LGBT fans welcome at Club World Cup in Qatar

Middle East

Qatar working to transform into a 'smart country'

Gulf Arab nation is working to digitise and revolutionise the way transportation, health care, the environment and logistics are managed.

AJ Impact

Brazil's oil: Might the South American country join OPEC?

Brazil's current output would make it OPEC's third-largest producer.

Brazil's oil: Might the South American country join OPEC?

Middle East

Zarif: US push to isolate Iran in region will 'just not work'

Iran willing to hold nuclear talks with world powers but will not accept US dictates, foreign minister says.

Zarif: US push to isolate Iran in region will 'just not work'

GCC

Kuwait's emir: Gulf dispute 'no longer acceptable or tolerable'

In his first address since medical treatment in US, Sheikh Sabah said ongoing regional dispute has weakened GCC unity.

Kuwait's emir: Gulf dispute 'no longer acceptable or tolerable'

Counting the Cost

Can Africa become the next European Union?

We look at Africa's decision to create an economic bloc. Plus, Qatar bets on infrastructure projects for growth.

Football

Qatar to host Gulf Cup without blockading nations

Saudi Arabia, the UAE and Bahrain will boycott regional football tournament in Doha amid an ongoing diplomatic dispute.

Qatar to host football Gulf Cup without blockading nations

AJ IMPACT

Qatar moves to announce abolishment of kafala system

Qatar and its labour laws have been under the spotlight ever since the country was named the host of the 2022 World Cup.

Qatar moves to announce abolishment of kafala system

Middle East

World Beach Games: Football history being made in Doha

The stars of women’s beach football are taking their sport to new levels in Doha.

Middle East

World Beach Games: Qatar stages first-ever edition

The Association of National Olympic Committees, which is organising the games, hopes multisport event will attract a broad fan base.

Inside Story

Has UAE gone too far in lobbying against Al Jazeera?

The UAE is reportedly seeking to have Al Jazeera registered as a foreign agent in the United States.

AJ Impact

Al Jazeera target of UAE campaign in US to hobble network

UAE lobbying and Twitter campaigns aim to force Al Jazeera to register as a foreign agent with US Department of Justice.

Al Jazeera target of UAE campaign in US to hobble network