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Turkey-Qatar trade sees dramatic ten year increase

Bilateral ties between Ankara and Doha have experienced ‘immense growth’, Turkey’s ambassador to Qatar said. Turkey’s trade volume to Qatar has increased dramatically in the past decade, Ankara’s ambassador to Doha said on Wednesday, confirming...

Al Jazeera says US ‘foreign agent’ order part of UAE-Israel normalisation deal

Al Jazeera said it suspects the US request to register AJ+ as a foreign agent was part of the controversial United Arab Emirates deal to normalise diplomatic relations with Israel. Al Jazeera slammed a recent...

‘Normalisation can’t be the answer’: Qatar says illegal occupation of Palestine must end

Qatar reaffirms its strict position on establishing peace, says illegal occupation of Palestine must end. As ministers from the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain attend a ceremony in Washington to celebrate American brokered deals that...

Third Qatari-US strategic dialogue begins in Washington

Qatar’s Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al Thani and US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo co-chair the third Qatari-US strategic dialogue on Monday. The high-level talks are set to discuss Qatari-US cooperation in various...

Qatar’s new labour laws: After celebration must come work

As Qatar deservedly celebrates its latest step forward, Doha News asks 'what will happen next?' Qatar’s recent announcement to effectively dismantle its controversial Kafala system as part of reform to labour laws was rightly met with praise...

Qatar sends urgent aid as flooded Sudan declares ‘national disaster’

As Sudan struggles to handle weeks of disastrous flooding, Qatar has announced it would dispatch much-needed emergency aid to the country. Urgent aid will be sent to Sudan by order of Qatar’s Amir, state news...

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Qatar housing market – supply much bigger than demand

Research company witnesses high supply of housing units and a slight drop in rent since 2019. There are now some 300,550 residential units in Qatar....

US official claims Qatar blockade to end ‘in weeks’

The United States has expressed hopes for the end of the Saudi-led illegal blockade on Qatar during an event in Washington on Wednesday.  A US...

‘Just an application number’: Frustrated residents left stranded over new Exceptional Entry Permit

Qatar residents have been left stranded abroad and unable to return home to their families and jobs, as complaints over the new Exceptional Entry...

‘Historic’ Afghanistan peace talks commence in Doha

Afghan officials continue negotiating with the Taliban and other factions as Qatar continues its mediation. Afghan government representatives and Taliban members have convened in Doha...