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Thursday, October 21, 2021

Doha News Team

Covering breaking news, politics, business, culture and more in and around Qatar since 2009.

Wikileaks: Qatar solicits $1 billion, angering oil companies

A new Wikileaks cable shows that in 2008, Qatar angered oil companies by asking for $1 billion in donations for its new Sidra Medical...

Nine things I learned about Saudi Arabia from a Saudi journalist

Khaled Almaeena is the editor-in-chief of Arab News, one of the largest and longest-running English-language newspapers in the Gulf. The paper is often gutsy with...

Katara Cultural Village Amphitheater

sybsmusings: March 21, 2011

Japanese embassy in Doha invites condolences, donations

The Japanese embassy in Qatar has opened a book of condolence for victims of the Tohoku Pacific Earthquake and tsunami.  Residents of Doha can head to the...

Qatar residents turn out to support intervention in Libya

Scores of people rallied outside Libya’s embassy in Qatar on Sunday, calling for Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi to go.  "I want dead - definitely...

It’s official: Qatar has sent troops to Bahrain

It's official: Qatar has sent troops to Bahrainverbalresistance: Qatari troops are part of the Gulf forces deployed to Bahrain to put down Shiite-led protests...

The kafala system strikes again

In the latest prominent example of why the sponsorship system in Qatar is very very bad, an Arab American businessman has gone public with...

The view from Manama airport

Things have been tense and smoky in Bahrain since troops from several GCC countries entered earlier this week. Yesterday, Bahraini police cracked down on protesters...
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