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The "widespread" practice of confiscating low-income workers' passports in Qatar has left hundreds languishing for up to a year in the Gulf state's deportation centre, the Guardian has learned.
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A senior member of Saudi Arabia's royal family said on Wednesday that Gulf states should work on acquiring nuclear know-how to balance any threat from Iran.
4 hrs ago | The Daily Star
Kuwaiti first Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Sheikh Sabah al-Khalid al-Sabah arrives to attend the 130th meeting of the Foreign Ministers of the Gulf Cooperation Council in Riyadh on March 4, 2014.
4 hrs ago | The Peninsula
DOHA: A Qatar Academy Al Wakra workshop sent out a clear message that parents must embrace new media technology and consider it as tool for imparting education to children.
8 hrs ago | The Huffington Post
There might not have been a better opportunity for Qatar to find its way back to the bosom of its neighbors than the last GCC foreign ministers meeting in Riyadh.
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By Satish Kanady DOHA: Qatar's bourse surged to its highest closing level ever, breaking its main index record yesterday on the back of a tenacious stock rally for six sessions in a row.
DOHA: Mesaieed Petrochemical Holding Company , a subsidiary of Qatar Petroleum and one of the region's premier diversified petrochemical conglomerates, delivered an impressive net profit of QR463.8m for the first quarter of 2014 .
BMT Nigel Gee , a subsidiary of BMT Group, and Ares Shipyard announced that the first two boats of a series of eight luxury passenger ferries destined for Qatar, have been completed and delivered to the customer.
Qatar's new Hamad International Airport will open to all airlines, including the country's national carrier, at the end of May, according to a circular issued by the country's Civil Aviation Authority , Doha News reported.
DOHA: Reach Out To Asia recognised the achievements of Education City's low-skilled workers and volunteer student tutors who participated in Rota's Adult English Literacy Programme, during a recent reflection event at the Education City Student Centre.
DUBAI: Sweden will open an embassy in Doha next month, thereby increasing the number of embassies in the Gulf Cooperation Council countries to four.
The French government has denied that it paid a ransom for the journalists, who were kidnapped in two separate incidents last summer.
Richard Serra's new sculpture, "East-West/West-East," is a set of four standing steel plates rolled in Germany, shipped via Antwerp, and offloaded, trucked, and craned into place in the middle of the western Qatari desert.
Rebel fighters inspect the wreckage of a Syrian army helicopter after the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, or ISIS, allegedly destroyed it in March in the northern Syrian city of Aleppo.
Doha: Ikea, which has completed a year in Qatar, has seen positive response from consumers.
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