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FIFA `bidding` scam report delayed by several weeks

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 22, 2014, 13:46

FIFA prosecutor Michael Garcia`s report on alleged World Cup bidding scam has been reportedly delay ed by several weeks.

Qatar Airways confirms Boeing 777 jets order for $18.9bn

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 16, 2014, 16:28

In total, the 777 package is worth about USD40 billion to Boeing.

Qatar to buy Patriot missiles in USD 11 bln deal: US officials

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 15, 2014, 00:36

Qatar plans to buy US Patriot missile batteries and Apache attack helicopters in an arms deal worth about USD 11 billion, senior Pentagon officials said on Monday.

Qatar confirms two citizens held in UAE

Last Updated: Thursday, July 10, 2014, 16:29

Qatar has confirmed the arrest in the United Arab Emirates of two of its citizens, described as "spies" by Emirati media, adding to tension between the Gulf neighbours.

Federations probed over illegal World Cup ticket sales

Last Updated: Friday, July 04, 2014, 16:47

Brazilian authorities investigated whether members of the Brazilian, Argentine and Spanish football federations were involved in the illegal sale of World Cup tickets after police dismantled a scalping gang.

Saudi airline suspends operation to Peshawar

Last Updated: Saturday, June 28, 2014, 14:04

Saudi Arabia`s flag carrier has stopped flights to northwestern Peshawar city in Pakistan after this week`s attack on a plane that killed a passenger.

President congratulates Qatar`s Emir

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 24, 2014, 15:30

President Pranab Mukherjee congratulated Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani on the first anniversary of his accession as the Emir of Qatar.

Renegade Libya general warns Turks, Qataris

Last Updated: Monday, June 23, 2014, 01:33

The spokesman for a renegade Libyan general who has been waging an offensive against Islamists today called on Turks and Qataris to leave the country`s east within two days or suffer a backlash from the public.

Israeli air forces strike military sites in Gaza

Last Updated: Sunday, June 22, 2014, 10:06

Israeli air force carried out a number of airstrikes in the Gaza Strip Sunday, destroying military sites of Palestinian military groups, security sources said.

Israel threatens UN envoy over Qatar cash for Palestinians

Last Updated: Sunday, June 22, 2014, 02:16

Israel`s foreign minister said today the UN`s special envoy could be declared persona non grata for offering to help transfer Qatari funds to the Gaza Strip.

CCI gives green signal to Amex-Qatar Holding joint venture

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 18, 2014, 18:01

Fair trade watchdog CCI has approved the proposed joint venture between American Express and Juweel Investors, part of sovereign wealth fund Qatar Holding, saying the deal is unlikely to have an adverse impact on competition in India.

Iraq crisis: US deploys `military personnel`; mulls joint action with Iran

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 17, 2014, 09:23

Over three years after US troops pulled out of Iraq ending nine years of war, President Barack Obama is sending American troops back to Iraq.