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Time names Qatar Emir one of its ‘people who mattered’ in 2011

Citing Qatar’s involvement in the Arab revolutions and its growing clout with Western power brokers, Time Magazine has named Qatari Emir Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani one its People Who Mattered in 2011.  According...

Report: Kenyan men trafficked as sex slaves to Gulf states

Report: Kenyan men trafficked as sex slaves to Gulf statesGay and bisexual Kenyan men are being lured to Qatar, the UAE and Saudi Arabia with promises of jobs only to end up as sex...

Afghanistan recalls ambassador to Qatar after new reports of Taliban ’embassy’ here

The Afghan government has apparently recalled its ambassador to Qatar for “consultations” amid fresh reports that the Taliban is setting up a political office here. A statement issued on Wednesday from the Afghan Foreign Ministry did...

State Mosque officially opens Friday with new name

It looks like Qatar’s biggest mosque is finally ready to open its doors to the public! The Emir has also decided that the mosque will be renamed after Sheikh Muhammad Ibn Abdul Wahhab “in reflection...

Report: US resumes talks with Taliban in Qatar

Report: US resumes talks with Taliban in QatarThe US has held a new round of talks with Taliban representatives in Qatar, according to Pakistani newspaper The Nation. Although unconfirmed, the newspaper cited unnamed sources saying...

Report: Hamas pulling out of Syria due to pressure by Turkey and Qatar

The Palestinian faction Hamas is making a “soft exit” from Syria, replacing its Damascus headquarters with offices in Qatar and Egypt, the Wall Street Journal reports. Hamas’s senior leadership has been based in Syria since...
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