Jammu and Kashmir
Wednesday, May 22, 2013
Stoning not supported by Islamic law, says Qatar scholar
An article in a Qatari magazine that the stoning of adulterous married husbands or wives was not sup...
Qatar pledges $500 mn in aid to Darfur
Qatar pledged USD 500 million in aid to rebuild Sudan`s war-ravaged western region of Darfur, the of...
Qatar asks for $1 bn for Palestinians in east Jerusalem
Qatar`s emir on Tuesday urged for USD 1 billion fund to help Palestinians in Arab east Jerusalem, an...
Prince Charles taking private lessons in Arabic
Understanding Arabic would enable Prince Charles to read the Quran in its original form.
Qatar announces large natural gas discovery
Qatar says it has discovered as much as 2.8 trillion cubic feet of natural gas in an offshore field.
Qatar poet remains in prison for `offensive` verse
A poet jailed for a verse considered offensive to Qatar`s ruler harshly denounced the Gulf nation`s ...
Kerry takes case on Syria to Europe, Mideast
Secretary of State John Kerry embarked on first overseas voyage in diplomatic mission to bring new i...
Oil spill off Mumbai coast, Qatar-based co be made party: NGT
The National Green Tribunal has directed a Qatar-based shipping enterprise to be made a party in the...
Taliban opens office in Qatar for Afghan peace talks
Obama and Karzai said that they would support an office in Doha for the purpose of negotiations.
Qatar rejects Egypt dominance claims as `silly jokes`
Qatar`s Prime Minister Shaikh Hamad Bin Jassem Al Thani has dismissed claims that his country was se...
Qatar aiding Egypt with extra USD 2.5 billion
Qatar says it will increase its financial aid to Egypt by USD 2.5 billion, bringing its total assist...
Indian national wins $1 mn cash prize in Qatar
An Indian national working in Qatar has hit the jackpot by winning a whopping USD one million cash p...
Troubled UN climate talks extend for one day
India and other developing countries have insisted that for any successful closure of the LCA track.
Qatari poet sentenced to life for poem `insulting` country`s ruler
A Qatari poet has been sentenced to life in prison on charges of trying to incite the overthrow of t...
No support for tough climate deal: UN climate boss
The United Nations climate chief is urging people not to look solely to their governments to make to...
UN climate change summit: `Time is running out`
In Doha, delegates from over 190 countries gathered for discussions on major issues relating to glob...
Qatar building Quranic Garden
A unique biological garden featuring the plants mentioned in the Holy Quran is being built in Qatar,...
Syrian rebels ‘capture key oilfield’ in eastern province
Rebel groups in Syria have reportedly captured a key oilfield in eastern Deir Ezzor province.
Zardari to visit Qatar
Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari will visit Qatar for two days from Tuesday for dialogue on bilat...
Syria opposition groups hold meeting in Qatar
Syrian opposition groups are holding a crucial meeting in Qatar capital Doha to discuss how to form ...
22 Indian Fishermen released by Qatar
The fishermen in seven boats were arrested off the coast of Qatar at Al Ruwais on October 7.
Emir of Qatar in historic visit to Gaza
Qatari ruler Sheik Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani arrived in Gaza on Tuesday amid tight security.
Qatar ruler urged to press Hamas for reconciliation
The Palestinian leadership Monday welcomed the upcoming visit of Qatar`s Emir, Sheikh Hamad Bin Khal...
Qatar launches Gaza building project, bypassing PN
Qatar is launching a massive rebuilding project in the Hamas-controlled Gaza Strip without coordinat...
22 Indian fishermen arrested off Qatar coast
As many as 22 Indian fishermen were arrested off the coast of Qatar at Al Ruwais.
Qatar opens diplomatic office in Gaza
Qatari officials said the office is not a formal embassy.
Indian wins USD 1 mln prize in Qatar draw
An Indian national residing in Qatar has won the latest Qatar Duty Free (QDF) dollar millionaire dra...
Syrian envoy rejects $1 mn for defection
The Syrian ambassador to Mauritania has rejected an offer of $1 million to defect in exchange for pe...
Syrian opposition chiefs seek unity in Qatar talks
The Syrian National Council has acted as the international face of the revolution, but it`s been una...
US missile defence site in Qatar: Report
The US is building a missile defence radar station in Qatar, and construction was due to be complete...
US, Taliban agree ‘in principle’ to resume talks
The Afghan Taliban negotiating team had started talks with the US in Qatar last year, but suspended ...
Indian schools in Qatar overcharging fee
Several Indian schools in Qatar have been accused of charging fees much above the rates permitted by...
Qatar: 19 killed in mall fire
At least 19 people, including 13 children, were killed and 17 others wounded in a fire at a shopping...
Afghan foreign minister in Qatar for talks on Taliban
Afghan Foreign minister said that reconciliation talks with Taliban must be restricted to Afghan pa...
Iraq tells Qatar to return fugitive VP Hashemi
Hashemi has been sheltering in Kurdistan region after the Shi`ite-led Iraq government issued an arre...
Iraq`s Tariq al-Hashemi on Qatar visit
Fugitive Iraqi Vice-President Tariq al-Hashemi has travelled to Qatar on what the Gulf nation`s stat...
US, Taliban agree on prisoner swap: Reports
The Taliban and the US have reportedly agreed to swap prisoners, sources have said.
Iraq`s fugitive VP Tariq al-Hashemi visits Qatar
The trip could intensify tensions between Baghdad`s Shiite-led government and the Sunni monarchies o...
US may transfer five Taliban detainees to Qatar
The Obama administration has signalled a willingness to accept less stringent controls on former Tal...
Annan briefs top Qatari officials after Syria trip
UN-Arab League peace envoy on Syria, Kofi Annan, held talks with top Qatari officials after a weeken...
Afghan Foreign Minister to visit Qatar
Afghan Foreign Minister Zalmay Rasool will visit Qatar to meet government officials to discuss recon...
India to have Emigration Authority: Vayalar Ravi
India will soon have an authority to monitor and facilitate migration of its citizens to other count...
Arab identity in Jerusalem at risk: Qatar emir
Sheik Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani urged an UN-backed investigation into Israeli settlements.
Qatar`s sheikh in soup over dud cheque
An Arab royal is faced with a legal threat over a second unpaid bill of over 500,000 pounds ($790,40...
Gilani `can’t rule out early polls in Pakistan’
Pak PM said the issue of early polls could be discussed after the Senate elections in March and the ...
Pak denies Gilani meeting with Taliban in Qatar
Pakistan refuted media reports suggesting a meeting between Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani and Af...
Gilani gets to see ancestor`s manuscripts in Qatar
Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani saw his ancestor Sheikh Abdul Qadir Gilani`s handwritten manuscrip...
Palestinian rivals hold unity talks in Qatar
An aide to the Palestinian Prez says talks are under way between him and the head of rival Hamas ove...
Pakistan PM to visit Qatar to talk Afghan peace
Pakistan is an important player in moves to end the 10-year-old war in Afghanistan.
`US, Taliban prisoner release talks fail in Qatar’
For record sake, the United States has neither confirmed nor denied the reports of such a peace talk...
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