Counting the Cost

How Silatech empowers MENA youth: HH Sheikha Moza bint Nasser

Sheikha Moza bint Nasser discusses Silatech's efforts to boost youth employment in the MENA region.

Opinion

Gulf women have come a long way

My generation saw Gulf women rising from ground zero to remarkably high levels of education, accomplishment and wealth.

Saadia Mufarreh

by Saadia Mufarreh

Saadia Mufarreh

World Cup

Qatar 2022 expansion: Oman and Kuwait considered as co-hosts

Oman and Kuwait are now being talked about as potential co-hosts the 2022 World Cup with Qatar.

Qatar

Qatar FM: Doha buying S-400s 'not anyone's business'

Sheikh Mohammad hits out at Saudi 'opposition' while also discussing Syria, Libya with his Russian counterpart.

Qatar FM: Doha buying S-400s 'not anyone's business'

Russia

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov to hold talks in Qatar

Russian state media said Lavrov will focus on energy, investment and regional issues, including Syria and Palestine.

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov to hold talks in Qatar

Taliban

US-Taliban negotiations in Qatar enter fifth day

The two sides resumed talks this week after making significant progress in an earlier round of discussions in January.

US-Taliban negotiations in Qatar enter fifth day

Taliban

US-Taliban talks resume in Doha after two-day break

Taliban and US officials are discussing US troop withdrawal, a ceasefire as well as security guarantees in Afghanistan.

US-Taliban talks resume in Doha after two-day break

Environment

Qatar moves to establish more sustainable developments

Gulf state looks to counter effects of rising temperatures with multibillion-dollar projects.

Qatar moves to establish more sustainable developments

Middle East

Qatar's orchestra marks 10th anniversary

The Qatar Philharmonic Orchestra holds a concert to celebrate its decennial anniversary.

Middle East

Qatar hosts international horse racing festival

The Emir's Sword Festival brought together some of the world's best horses and trainers.

Middle East

UAE eases Qatar shipping ban amid continuing Gulf dispute

United Arab Emirates eases ban on shipping of goods between it and Qatar enforced under a June 2017 boycott of Doha.

UAE eases Qatar shipping ban amid continuing Gulf dispute

Jamal Khashoggi

Khashoggi's fiancee asks EU to put human rights before economy

Khashoggi's murder dominates human rights committee's conference at the European Parliament as GCC victims testify.

Khashoggi's fiancee asks EU to put human rights before economy

Middle East

Female referees: A new era in football?

In the run-up to the FIFA Women's World Cup in France in June, female referees are making major strides.

Afghanistan

Taliban announce surprise talks with US in Pakistani capital

Spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid says Islamabad talks will be held before negotiations in Qatar scheduled later this month.

Taliban announce surprise talks with US in Pakistani capital

Afghanistan

Taliban name negotiating team before new talks with US

The team includes captive Anas Haqqani, whose elder brother is deputy Taliban leader and head of the Haqqani network.

Taliban name negotiating team before new talks with US