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US envoy in Qatar: Gulf dispute 'gone on too long'
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Xavi tests positive for COVID-19 ahead of Qatar league restart
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'A privilege': Swimming with endangered whale sharks in Qatar
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Qatar releases match schedule for 2022 FIFA World Cup
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ICJ backs Qatar in air blockade row with neighbours
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UN's top court backs Qatar in air blockade row with neighbours
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Qatar blockade: ICJ due to rule on airspace rights dispute
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100m world champ Coleman provisionally suspended after whereabouts failure
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Four games a day during 2022 World Cup group stageFour matches will be played each day during the group stage of the 2022 World Cup in Qatar, Fifa has announced.
Saudi permanently revokes licence of Qatar's beINRIYADH - Saudi Arabia said Tuesday it has permanently revoked the licence of Qatari broadcaster beIN Sports and slapped it with a fine of $2.7 million over alleged "monopolistic" practices. Subscribing..
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Qatar to lift lockdown in four phases from June 15Qatar will start lifting coronavirus restrictions under a four-phase plan starting on June 15, when some mosques can reopen and flights can depart, government spokeswoman Lulwa Rashed al-Khater said on..
Afghan peace talks seen this month after U.S. shuttle diplomacyTalks to end the 18-year-old conflict in Afghanistan may begin this month, sources said on Monday, a day after the U.S. special envoy visited the capital of neighbouring Pakistan and met Taliban..
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Qatar's foreign minister says there is a new initiative to end Gulf crisisQatar's foreign minister said on Friday there is a new initiative to end the three-year-old Gulf crisis and that Qatar is open to negotiations, Qatar's Al Jazeera broadcaster reported on its twitter..
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Ex-Afghan spy chief: Qatar eroding peace effortsKABUL: The advent of an abrupt troop withdrawal from Afghanistan as part of US President Donald Trump’s re-election campaign could leave the country with heightened conflict and the region in chaos,..
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Qatar halts all commercial activities until end of MayQatar tightened restrictions on commercial activities on Monday, ordering all shops to close until the end of the month as part of measures to stem the spread of the novel coronavirus.
Qatar to close shops, halt all commercial activities from May 19 to May 30Qatar will close all shops and halt all commercial activities, from May 19 to May 30, to stem the spread of the novel coronavirus, state news agency QNA said on Monday, citing a decision by Qatar's..
Wear a mask or face jail in Kuwait and QatarKuwait and Qatar both said on Sunday they would start jailing people or fining them thousands of dollars for failing to wear a facemask to combat the novel coronavirus.
Qatar's latest coronavirus cases take total above 30,000Qatar reported on Saturday another 1,547 cases of the novel coronavirus, bringing the country's total number of confirmed infections to more than 30,000.
Qatar coronavirus infections top 30,000: Reuters tallyQatar's number of novel coronavirus infections topped 30,000 on Saturday, according to a Reuters tally based on official figures.
Qatar makes wearing masks outside mandatory with violators fined up to $50,000Qatar's interior ministry announced on Thursday that wearing masks will be mandatory to go outside starting Sunday, and those who do not comply will be fined up to 200,000 riyals ($53,000).
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United States' Khalilzad to meet Taliban in Qatar, visit India, PakistanThe U.S. special envoy on Afghanistan is on a mission to press Taliban negotiators in Doha and officials in India and Pakistan to support reduced violence, speeding up intra-Afghan peace talks and..
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3,336 Indians infected abroad: 785 in Kuwait, 634 in SingaporeAccording to a break-up of those infected, 785 of them are in Kuwait followed by 634 in Singapore and 420 in Qatar. As many as 308 are infected in Iran, 297 in Oman, 238 in UAE, 186 in Saudi Arabia and..
Qatar illegally expelled workers during coronavirus outbreak: AmnestyQatar detained dozens of migrant workers and expelled them last month after telling them they were being taken to be tested for the new coronavirus, human rights group Amnesty International said on..
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Prosecutors reveal multi-million-dollar bribes for Qatar World CupUS prosecutors revealed new details of alleged bribes paid to FIFA executive committee members to gain their votes for Qatar to host the 2022 World Cup and charged a pair of former 21st Century Fox..
Ex-Fifa executives accused of bribes over World Cup votesFormer Fifa executives took bribes in return for voting for Russia and Qatar to host the World Cup, according to US prosecutors.
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Pompeo strives to salvage stalled Afghanistan peace effortU.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo sought on Monday to salvage a U.S.-led effort to bring peace to Afghanistan, meeting with Taliban officials at a Qatari military base after visiting Kabul to try to..
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