Bahrain

Qatar rejects accusations of meddling in Bahrain internal affairs

Three members of the Bahrain's opposition movement were sentenced to life in prison over charges of spying for Qatar.

Qatar rejects accusations of meddling in Bahrain internal affairs

Qatar

Biles wins four golds at the gymnastics championship in Qatar

Victories in the individual all-around, vault and floor, in addition to the women's team win, brought Biles four gold medals, although she failed to win the hoped-for fifth on the balance beam.

Middle East

Qatar reshuffles cabinet, boards of QP and QIA

Qatari emir orders cabinet reshuffle, giving two big portfolios to banking and oil firm chief executives.

Qatar cabinet reshuffle hands key ministries to top CEOs

Bahrain

Life sentences for Bahrain opposition figures

The verdict against three senior members of the now-outlawed Al-Wefaq movement comes months after their acquittal.

Bahrain opposition leaders get life term over Qatar spying case

Middle East

Simone shines: Biles wins fourth world all-around

Simone Biles has tumbled her way into history as the first female to win four world all-around titles in gymnastics.

Middle East

Security firms vie for contracts at Qatar convention

Milipol Qatar hosts hundreds of companies hoping to sign defence and intelligence contracts for World Cup 2022.

Hundreds of security firms vie for contracts at Qatar convention

Afghanistan

Taliban appoints ex-Guantanamo inmates to Qatar office

Five former Afghan prisoners join political team in Doha amid ongoing negotiations to end 17-year deadly conflict.

Taliban appoints ex-Guantanamo inmates to Qatar office

Middle East

Simone Biles leads US gymnastics team to team gold in Qatar

She won the first of what could be many gold medals at the ongoing Artistic Gymnastics World Championships in Doha.

United States

US pushing Saudi Arabia to end GCC crisis, Yemen war: Bloomberg

International pressure on Riyadh continues to mount following assassination of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

US pushing Saudi Arabia to end GCC crisis, Yemen war: Bloomberg

Human Rights

Qatar's asylum law a positive step: HRW

Qatar is the first Gulf state to offer asylum, but rights body says the law falls short of 'international obligations'.

Qatar's asylum law a positive step, says HRW

Qatar 2022

With four years to go, a look at 2022 stadium progress

A look at the progress of the tournament venues as Qatar prepares to host Middle East's first football World Cup.

Qatar 2022 World Cup stadiums: All you need to know

Middle East

US gymnastics team in Qatar after sex abuse scandal

Four-time Olympic champion Simone Biles is leading the US women team in the world championship in Qatar.

Middle East

Khashoggi case: How 'loyal' Arab media echoed the Saudi line

Riyadh's financial clout among the Arab media helped the kingdom get favourable coverage of the Khashoggi affair.

Khashoggi case: How 'loyal' Arab media echoed the Saudi line

Middle East

Qatar may benefit from Khashoggi fallout: analysts

The murder of Jamal Khashoggi may put Saudi Arabia and its allies in a position to compromise with Doha, analysts say.

Qatar may benefit from Khashoggi fallout: analysts

Middle East

Under pressure over Khashoggi killing, MBS praises Qatar economy

Mohammed bin Salman offers rare praise of neighbour, which has been under Saudi-led blockade since 2017.

Under pressure over Khashoggi killing, MBS praises Qatar economy