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President Mukherjee greets Qatar's emir on accession anniversary

President Pranab Mukherjee on Wednesday extended his greetings to the government and the people of Qatar on the occasion its emir, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani's accession, to be celebrated on June 25.

French `anti-Islamophobia` group on trial for plotting attacks

Members of a French group that said it was formed to combat Islamophobia went on trial in Paris on Monday accused of plotting terrorist attacks.

Sepp Blatter says Qatar needs to do more to protect workers

Sepp Blatter says Qatar needs to do more to protect workers

FIFA president Sepp Blatter visited Qatar`s emir on Sunday and said that while progress has been made in improving workers` rights in the 2022 World Cup host nation, more still needed to be done.

Qatar nears exclusive talks on buying Rafale fighter: Report

Qatar could firm up its interest in buying French Rafale fighter planes when its new Emir, Sheikh Tamim Ben Hamad Al Thani visits Paris on June 23, the La Tribune financial website reported Wednesday.

Kuwait court upholds law penalising criticism of emir

Kuwait`s top court on Monday upheld as constitutional a disputed law under which people who "offend" the emir can be jailed for up to five years.

Kuwait proposes USD 1M fine for emir insults: Report

Kuwait`s information minister is defending a proposed media law that reports say could bring fines of about USD 1 million for insulting the Gulf nation`s emir and other members of the ruling family.

Al Qaeda in Yemen confirms senior leader`s death

Yemen`s branch of al Qaeda has
confirmed the death of a senior leader - Emir, Tariq al-Dahab.

Emir of Qatar in Britain on state visit

Queen Elizabeth II hosted a lavish state banquet to welcome the emir of Qatar to Britain at the start of a three-day state visit aimed at boosting growing trade and both countries` bids for the World Cup.