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In Hamas leader’s exit from Qatar, signs of growing Saudi-Egyptian influence

2015-01-26
Amman, Jordan — Hamas political leader Khaled Meshal, arguably Qatar’s most famous resident, has left Doha, his departure marking a deeper geopolitical shift taking hold in the region. While the reasons for Mr. Meshal’s departure in late December ...

InterContinental Doha appoints new exec chef

2015-01-26
InterContinental Doha the City has appointed Emmanuel Pauliat as the new executive chef, overseeing seven F&B outlets. His portfolio of restaurants will include Prime Steakhouse, Hwang Pan Asian restaurant, The Square all-day dining and Strata restaurant ...

Qatar Customs seizes 340 consignments of drugs in 2014

2015-01-26
DOHA: Qatar Customs officials have seized 340 consignments of drugs, including hashish, heroin and marijuana, at the old and new airports last year. A consignment of 17kg marijuana was seized at Doha International Airport from a passenger coming from an ...

EU foreign ministers to consider new sanction against Russia

2015-01-26
But bowling coach Allan Donald has no such concerns. South African Branden Grace became the first player to win multiple events in the 2015 Race to Dubai after he won the Qatar Masters in Doha on Saturday. Iron-willed Czech Tomas Berdych ended eight years ...

Emirates, Etihad cancel New York flights

2015-01-26
Latest: Qatar Airways has also cancelled flights for January 27, stating: “Due to heavy snow forecast for the New York area, flights between Doha and New York are subject to schedule changes and cancellations.” Flight QR701 Doha-New York has been ...

Ewen Murray hails Branden Grace's win in Doha and suggests calling an end to appearance fees

2015-01-26
The drama in the Deserts of the Middle East continued as one of the most captivating events in the history of the European Tour was played out in Qatar's capital City of Doha. The 2015 Commercial Bank Qatar Masters will be remembered for many years to come.

Doha eyes fresh Olympics bid

2015-01-26
DOHA: The Qatari capital will bid for the Olympic Games again, Sheikh Saoud bin Abdulrahman Al Thani said yesterday. Sheikh Saoud, (pictured) Secretary General of Qatar Olympic Committee (QOC), however, said Doha was yet to decide which summer Games it ...

Shots Fired at FlyDubai Flight Landing in Baghdad

2015-01-26
Iraq was previously a busy trunk route for airlines traveling between Europe and the Persian Gulf hubs in Dubai, Abu Dhabi and Doha, or beyond to Southeast Asia. Air France , Deutsche Lufthansa AG and Virgin Atlantic Airways all said they had ceased flying ...

Doha Bank wins accolades at Banker Middle East product awards

2015-01-21
In recognition of improvement in products and Services, Doha Bank was identified as the provider of the best products and services available in Banking and Finance in the following categories in the Middle East by “Banker Middle East“. Doha Bank won 5 ...

Gulf's largest indoor entertainment hub set to open on Pearl-Qatar

2015-01-26
Mohamed Yoosaf, general manager of retail leasing at Pearl-Qatar said: “We are delighted to see one of the most anticipated entertainment hubs in Doha and at The Pearl-Qatar come to completion. "Megapolis is a valuable addition to the family-oriented ...

In Hamas leader’s exit from Qatar, signs of growing Saudi-Egyptian influence

2015-01-26
Amman, Jordan — Hamas political leader Khaled Meshal, arguably Qatar’s most famous resident, has left Doha, his departure marking a deeper geopolitical shift taking hold in the region. While the reasons for Mr. Meshal’s departure in late December ...

Qatar – Bentley Mulsanne Majestic introduced

2015-01-26
Bentley has officially introduced the Mulsanne Majestic in Qatar as the model in question is bringing some interesting updates. The newest version of the luxurious Bentley Mulsanne has been called the Mulsanne Majestic and it has been recently and also ...

Germany power past Egypt, face Qatar in quarters

2015-01-26
Doha (AFP) - A strong German side, which only qualified for the men's World Handball championships via a wildcard, set up a mouthwatering quarter-final clash with hosts Qatar after powering past Egypt 23-16 on Monday. Germany and Qatar will meet on ...

Qatar Airways, Air Arabia hiring in UAE

2015-01-26
Qatar Airways and Air Arabia are looking to hiring crew members in the UAE. The Doha based airline is looking to add numbers to its cabin crew and will be holding a recruitment event in Dubai on the 6th of February 2015. It’s a walk-in event and will be ...

Qatar Customs seizes 340 consignments of drugs in 2014

2015-01-26
DOHA: Qatar Customs officials have seized 340 consignments of drugs, including hashish, heroin and marijuana, at the old and new airports last year. A consignment of 17kg marijuana was seized at Doha International Airport from a passenger coming from an ...

Olympics: Qatar Games bid “inevitable” – official

2015-01-26
A bid by Qatar to host the Olympics was inevitable but the tiny Gulf state has not yet decided which summer Games it will bid for, the head of the country’s most powerful sports organisation said on Monday. Sheikh Saoud bin Abdulrahman Al-Thani ...

Qatar to ban street vendors from hassling people

2015-01-26
Street vendors will be banned from hassling people to buy goods in Qatar, under a new law put forward by the Ministry of Economy and Commerce. The law, if implemented, will ban licensed vendors from chasing after customers or making announcements or noise ...

Qatar Airways named “Best Economy Lolg-Haul Experience” by SKIFT

2015-01-26
Worldwide study by SKIFT proves the high-quality of Qatar Airways’ 5-Star aviation experience. DOHA, QATAR - Qatar Airways was named “Best Economy Long-Haul Experience” by SKIFT, a recognised leader in world travel trends and information. The study ...

Qatar Judge Asks Family of Slain U.S.Teacher for Sentence Guidance

2015-01-26
The family of an American teacher slain in Qatar said Monday that they have requested a life sentence for her suspected killer if he is convicted. Jennifer Brown, who is originally from Jim Thorpe, Pennsylvania, was found dead in her apartment in the Gulf ...

Handball: Hosts Qatar into world quarter-finals

2015-01-25
DOHA: Hosts Qatar edged through to the quarter finals of the World Handball championships with a narrow and bad-tempered 29-27 over Austria on Sunday (Jan 25). It is the first time Qatar has ever reached the quarter finals of a handball world championship.

SA's Grace wins Qatar Masters in Doha - Times LIVE

2015-01-25
Times LIVESA's Grace wins Qatar Masters in DohaTimes LIVESA's Grace wins Qatar Masters in Doha. Reuters | 2015-01-26 06:59:11.0. Branden Grace. File photo. South African Branden Grace became the first player to win multiple events in the 2015 Race to Dubai after he won the Qatar Masters in Doha on Saturday.Grace completes one-shot win in DohaBBC SportQatar Masters: Fast-finishing Branden Grace pips Marc Warren to Doha titleSkySports'Amazing Grace' wins 2015 Qatar Masters golf tournamentDoha NewsESPN -AOL UKall 183 news articles »

Doha eyes fresh Olympics bid - Peninsula On-line

2015-01-26
NDTVSports.comDoha eyes fresh Olympics bidPeninsula On-lineLast May, Doha was awarded the 48th Artistic Gymnastics World Championships, which will be staged in 2018. In 2019, Qatar will host the IAAF World Athletics Championships before turning its attention to the 2021 Confederation Cup in the build-up to the ...Qatar Olympic Games Bid "Inevitable", Says OfficialNDTVSports.comHosting Olympics part of plan but no decision on time yet: Sheikh SaoudGulf Timesall 13 news articles »

Qatar Has Asked a US Family if They Want Their Daughter's Alleged Killer ... - TIME

2015-01-26
TIMEQatar Has Asked a US Family if They Want Their Daughter's Alleged Killer ...TIMEA Pennsylvania family is being asked to decide on whether the alleged killer of their daughter should be put to death in the Gulf Arab state of Qatar. A Kenyan security guard reportedly confessed to murdering English teacher Jennifer Brown, 40, who was ...Qatar court tells US family to decide on executionYahoo! Maktoob Newsall 15 news articles »

Handball diplomacy: Qatari emir attends Egypt-Germany handball game in Doha - Ahram Online

2015-01-26
Business RecorderHandball diplomacy: Qatari emir attends Egypt-Germany handball game in DohaAhram OnlineRelations between Egypt and Qatar deteriorated after the 2013 ouster of Islamist president Mohamed Morsi, who had been backed by Doha. Saudi Arabia played a mediation role, leading to reconciliation between Egypt and Qatar in December whereby both ...Germany, France cruise into quarters at WorldsPeninsula On-lineGermany power past Egypt, face Qatar in quartersBusiness Recorderall 10 news articles »

Grace shares 4-way lead after Qatar Masters 3rd round - The State

2015-01-23
Times of IndiaGrace shares 4-way lead after Qatar Masters 3rd roundThe StateDOHA, Qatar — Branden Grace and Bernd Wiesberger birdied their last holes to keep a share of the lead after round three at the Qatar Masters on Friday. Scotland's Marc Warren and Argentina's Emiliano Grillo would have stood alone atop the leaderboard ...South African duo among 3 leaders at Qatar MastersCentre Daily TimesWiesberger, Coetzee and Grace share lead in DohaPeninsula On-lineRound 3 in ProgressSportinglife.comall 259 news articles »

Qatar Airways flight from New York to Doha forced to divert due to 'disruptive ... - Daily Mail

2015-01-01
Daily MailQatar Airways flight from New York to Doha forced to divert due to 'disruptive ...Daily MailA Qatar Airways flight from New York to Doha has been forced to land at Manchester Airport this morning because of a disruptive passenger on board. Police and officials are preparing to meet the plane. The flight made the unscheduled landing at about ...Drunk passenger causes pilot to make emergency landing in Manchester during ...Mirror.co.ukQatar Airways Flight Makes Unscheduled Landing Due To Unruly PassengerGulf Business NewsQatar plane makes unscheduled landingEmirates 24/7all 56 news articles »

Qatar Masters: Oliver Fisher upstages Ryder Cup stars in Doha - SkySports

2015-01-21
SkySportsQatar Masters: Oliver Fisher upstages Ryder Cup stars in DohaSkySportsQatar Masters: Oliver Fisher upstages Ryder Cup stars in Doha. Last Updated: 21/01/15 4:19pm. 0. Oliver Fisher: Eight birdies in opening 65. Oliver Fisher's encouraging start to the year gathered pace as he fired a seven-under 65 to earn the outright ...England's Fisher fires 7-under 65 to lead Qatar by 1The Olympianall 220 news articles »

Souq Waqif Spring Festival - Doha News

2015-01-21
Doha NewsSouq Waqif Spring FestivalDoha NewsPreliminary round matches are well underway this week as handball teams from all over the world compete in Qatar. Organizers have added a bonus for spectators attending some matches this weekend, recently announcing that international pop superstar ...

Photos: Bayern Munich's first day in Doha, Qatar - Bavarian Football Works

2015-01-09
SuperSportPhotos: Bayern Munich's first day in Doha, QatarBavarian Football WorksThis Friday morning, Bayern Munich players, coaches and management boarded a plane at Munich airport, in preparation for their winter training camp in Doha, Qatar. This will mark the fifth year in a row that the Rekordmeister have made the Aspire ...German giants Bayern Munich reach DohaPeninsula On-lineall 30 news articles »

Gwen Stefani to perform at world handball championship in Doha - The National

2015-01-22
The NationalGwen Stefani to perform at world handball championship in DohaThe NationalDOHA // There's no doubt – pop singer Gwen Stefani is set to perform at the world handball games in Qatar this month. The American singer will join a line-up at the 24th Men's Handball World Championships that includes Iraqi singer Kadim Al Sahir ...and more »