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  1. Rights group: Qatar making little progress on labor reformsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | NewsOn6 Tulsa

    FILE - In this May 4, 2015, file photo taken during a government organized media tour, foreign workers walk between safety barricades at the site of the pitch of the Al-Wakra Stadium that is under construction for the 2... . FILE - In this May 4, 2015, file photo taken during a government organized media tour, a foreign worker climbs scaffolding at the Al-Wakra Stadium that is under construction for the 2022 World Cup in Doha, Qatar.

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    Thursday May 21 | Al Bawaba

    Qatar Airways has won the Middle East Smart Government & Smart Services Excellence Award for its 'Smart Tourism E-Services, at a ceremony held by the Middle East Excellence Awards Institute on May 20, 2015, at the Ritz-Carlton, Dubai International Financial Center. The institute of Middle East Excellence Awards recognises the significance of honouring excellent organisations and companies for their achievements in streamlining their online services that contribute to the competitiveness of the variety of e-services found in the Middle East.

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  3. Major sponsors pressure FIFA to improve conditions for Qatar workersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | Fox Sports

    FIFA came under pressure from sponsors Coca-Cola and Visa on Wednesday to ensure Qatar improves conditions for migrant workers as the country rapidly expands to host the 2022 World Cup. The calls from high-profile commercial backers of soccer's flagship tournament come amid ongoing concerns from rights groups over labor laws and living conditions for workers.

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  4. BBC alleges crew jailed for reporting on Qatar preparations for World CupRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | Big News Network.com

    ... throughout the social media spectrum and is administered by Mainstream Media EC on behalf of Big News Network. DOHA, Qatar - Authorities in Qatar are alleged to have arrested and held BBC TV crew members in prison for two nights for reporting on ...

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  5. News from around the EMEA region, May 21.Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | 4 Hoteliers

    Hotel industry and travel news from around the Asia Pacific region; this week: Hyatt Place and Hyatt House for Saudi Arabia, Qatar Airways buys Novotel Edinburgh Park, Rezidor takes on its fourth hotel in Estonia and more... Advised by HVS Hodges Ward Elliott, Qatar Airways has purchased the four-star, 170-room Novotel Edinburgh Park, near to Edinburgh Airport in Scotland, for an undisclosed sum. The hotel, which benefits from a tram link to both Edinburgh city centre and the airport, will continue to operate under Accor's Novotel brand.

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  6. VCB wins 200m in BeijingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | The Gleaner

    ... in August. Gatlin had arrived for the meet with an injury concern after running a world-leading 9.74 in Doha, Qatar, on Friday. In other men's results, Kenya's Jonathan Muia Ndiku won the steeplechase in 8:11.64, Alexis Copello of Cuba recorded ...

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  7. Science and the Gatlin stigmaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | The Gleaner

    Justin Gatlin of the United States runs to win the men's 100m race at the IAAF Diamond League in the Qatari capital Doha, on Friday, May 15. At right is Kim Collins of St Kitts. Every now and again, science comes out with assertions I can't wrap my head around.

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  8. Qatar worker conditions 'changing'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | Salisbury Journal

    One of FIFA's biggest partners spoke out on Wednesday and urged action to help migrant workers in the country. The conditions for migrant workers involved in construction work for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar has come under increasing scrutiny but FIFA believes awarding the country the tournament has been a catalyst for "significant change".

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  9. World Cup 2022: Qatar worker rights pledge 'PR stunt'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | CNN

    Few people outside of the Middle East had even heard of Qatar before the announcement by FIFA in 2010 that the Emirate would host the 2022 World Cup finals. But the award has brought with it greater exposure.

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  10. FIFA backers Coke, Visa show concern over Qatar labour conditionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | Channelnewsasia.com

    Coca-Cola and Visa, both official sponsors of FIFA, expressed concerns over the conditions for migrant workers in Qatar building stadiums for the 2022 World Cup. Foreign laborers work at the construction site of the al-Wakrah football stadium, one of the Qatar's 2022 World Cup stadiums in Doha's Al-Wakrah southern suburbs, May 4, 2015.

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  11. Morgans Hotel Group Interim Chief Executive Officer ResignsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | Bottom Line

    ... stages of development to be operated under management or franchise agreements, including a Mondrian property in Doha, Qatar. For more information please visit www.morganshotelgroup.com . Morgans Hotel Group www.morganshotelgroup.com 475 10th Avenue ...

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  12. Ahye Takes 100M in BeijingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | Trinidad Guardian

    ... third in 10.06 Gatlin had arrived for the meet with an injury concern after running a world-leading 9.74 in Doha, Qatar, on Friday. In other men's results, Kenya's Jonathan Muia Ndiku won the steeplechase in 8:11.64, Alexis Copello of Cuba recorded ...

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  13. Michiel Kool is new V-P of Qatar ShellRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | The Peninsula

    DOHA: Qatar Shell has named Michiel Kool as its new Vice-President. Michiel will succeed current Vice-President and Chairman of Qatar Shell Companies, Wael Sawan on July 1, Qatar Shell announced yesterday.

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  14. Georgetown research project on food waste calls for local stakeholders to take part in workshopsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | Al Bawaba

    As part of the research project titled Safeguarding Food and Environment in Qatar , the research team from Georgetown University in Qatar will be organizing two workshops with local stakeholders in Qatar, a supplier workshop where distribution companies and supermarkets will come together with public officials and NGO's to discuss supply-related aspect of food waste while the second workshop will be conducted with consumers calling for participation of local restaurants, hotels and general consumers to discuss the consumer-side of the food waste problem in the country.

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  15. A Qatar Airways route here seems unrealisticRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | Post-gazette.com

    Concerning the May 14 article regarding the Allegheny County Airport Authority and Qatar Airways , I have a difficult time believing that the possibility of Qatar Airways starting a route between Pittsburgh and Doha is little more than a pipe dream. Granted, I am not an aviation expert, but I would think that common sense would indicate that the Pittsburgh market does not have the demand for such a route.

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    Wednesday May 20 | Al Bawaba

    Participants in the World Digital Library Arab Peninsula Regional Group Symposium 2015 commended the efforts Qatar National Library , a member of Qatar Foundation for Education, Science and Community Development, is making to bring regional libraries together to work on heritage preservation and sharing. The WDL Arab Peninsula Regional Group Symposium 2015 was organised by QNL in collaboration with the WDL.

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  17. ACL: Lekhwiya draw first blood in all-Qatar clashRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | The Peninsula

    Doha: Lekhwiya claimed first blood in the all-Qatar AFC Champions League Round of 16 meeting with former winners Al Sadd yesterday with goals from Sebastian Soria and Youssef Msakni helping Michael Laudrup's side to a 2-1 first-leg win. Hassan Al Haydos pulled one back late in a frenetic first half for Al Sadd as former AFC Player of the Year Khalfan Ibrahim was forced to watch the majority of the game from the bench as he continues his return from injury.

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  18. FNAC opens first Mideast shop at Lagoona MallRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | The Peninsula

    ... and Heritage, H E Dr Hamad bin Abdulaziz Al Kuwari, Sheikh Khalifa bin Jassim bin Mohammad Al Thani, Chairman of the Qatar Chamber, Rabia'a bin Mohammad Al Ka'abi, representative of Ministry of Education and Higher Education, and Manuel Biota, ...

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  19. Souq Waqif Boutique Hotels (SWBH) ---- Najd Boutique HotelRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | The Peninsula

    Souq Waqif Boutique Hotels has recently opened its newest gem, Najd Boutique Hotel, in the heart of Souq Waqif in the presence of high profile guests and local media representatives. Najd is SWBH's ninth hotel in Qatar.

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  20. Trip to Nasa awaits Qatar varsity LIEP winnersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | The Peninsula

    The final phase of Qatar University's 2015 Life is Engineering Project culminated in the closing race in which 14 schools participated, with Omar bin Abdulaziz Independent Secondary School for Boys emerging winners. The winners get the opportunity for a trip to the US that will include visits to Nasa, and GMC and Chevrolet car factories.

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