Qatar

Three year Qatar blockade could be over 'in weeks': US

Top US diplomat for Middle East expresses cautious optimism that three-year siege of Qatar by Arab states may soon end.

Three year Qatar blockade could be over 'in weeks': US

Afghanistan

Taliban team returns to Doha for intra-Afghan peace talks

Negotiations are part of US-Taliban peace deal signed in February in the Qatari capital to end the 19-year conflict.

Taliban team returns to Doha for intra-Afghan peace talks

Qatar

Two-state solution needed for Palestine, Qatar emir tells Kushner

Emir met Trump's senior adviser in Doha following a US-brokered accord between UAE and Israel to normalise ties.

Two-state solution needed for Palestine, Qatar emir tells Kushner

Middle East

Qatar-UAE discrimination case returns to the ICJ

In 2018, UN court ruled the UAE 'must ensure' families with Qatari member would be reunited if separated by blockade.

Qatar-UAE discrimination case returns to the ICJ

AJ Impact

Qatar announces landmark changes to labour law

Country scraps need for employers' permission before changing jobs, minimum wage set at 1,000 Qatari riyals.

AJ Impact

Steepest deflationary forces globally grip Gulf states

Price declines in Qatar, Bahrain and the UAE are the steepest among more than 80 countries tracked by Bloomberg.

Steepest deflationary forces globally grip Gulf states

AJ IMPACT

How wage abuse is hurting Qatar's migrant workers

Migrant workers say they are struggling to survive due to salary delays, non-payment of dues and NOC restrictions.

How wage abuse is hurting Qatar's migrant workers

Coronavirus pandemic

Record infections, few deaths: How Qatar has tackled COVID-19

Gulf state has the world's highest per-capita coronavirus infection rate but one of the lowest death rates.

Record infections, few deaths: How Qatar has tackled COVID-19

In the Field

Qatar: Nature and development at a crossroads

A journey into Qatar's unexplored wildlife and the effect megaprojects could have on its natural habitats.

Libya

Turkish, Qatari and German ministers in Libya for talks with GNA

Turkish, Qatari defence ministers reiterate support for GNA as Germany's chief diplomat warns of 'deceptive calm'.

Turkish, Qatari and German ministers in Libya for talks with GNA

Sport

CAS rules that forward Almoez Ali is eligible to play for Qatar

The UAE football federation protested that Sudan-born Ali was ineligible after a 4-0 defeat to Qatar in the Asian Cup.

CAS rules that forward Almoez Ali is eligible to play for Qatar

Saudi Arabia

Qatar 'perplexed' by Saudi Arabia's decision to appeal WTO ruling

On beIN pirating case, Doha says Riyadh's move shows 'Saudi Arabia fully understands that it lost'.

Qatar 'perplexed' by Saudi Arabia's decision to appeal WTO ruling

Qatar

Qatar announces plan to bid for 2032 Olympic Games

Qatar Olympic Committee formally requests to join 'continuous dialogue' to host the Games as early as 12 years from now.

Qatar announces plan to bid for 2032 Olympic Games

Qatar

US envoy in Qatar: Gulf dispute 'gone on too long'

On a visit to Doha, American special envoy Brian Hook says Qatar blockade continues to 'harm shared regional interests'.

US envoy in Qatar: Gulf dispute 'gone on too long'

Middle East

'Clear breach': Qatar Airways targets blockade nations for $5bn

Airline launches international arbitration against Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Bahrain and Egypt for 2017 airspace ban.