Soccer World Cup hosts Qatar still failing migrant workers: Amnesty International
Soccer World Cup hosts Qatar still failing migrant workers: Amnesty International

Qatar`s efforts to prevent the abuse of migrant workers have been "woefully inadequate" since the Gulf state pledged to confront exploitation following an outcry over the 2022 World Cup, Amnesty International said on Wednesday.

Qatar will put on `one of best World Cups`, says Emir
Qatar will put on `one of best World Cups`, says Emir

The Emir of Qatar, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani, on Thursday said the Gulf state will put on one of the finest World Cups in history when it hosts the tournament in 2022.

UAE sentences activists to jail for insulting lead

The UAE has seen none of the public protests that have swept Arab countries over the last 10 months.

Tar balls in Texas mean oil hits all 5 Gulf states

Tar balls that washed onto a pair of Texas beaches means the crude has arrived Gulf state.