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A smoke plume billows following Israeli bombardment north of Nuseirat in the central Gaza Strip on April 23, 2024 amid the ongoing conflict in the Palestinian territory between Israel and the militant group Hamas. (Photo by AFP)

Hamas to stay in Doha if ‘useful’ for Gaza war mediation: Qatar

Qatar said on Tuesday that Hamas’s political leadership would stay in Doha as long as their presence remained beneficial to mediation efforts aimed at ending the war in Gaza. [ad] “As long
3 months ago
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Nigeria switches to Qatar as WADA suspends S/Africa’s anti-doping lab

Following the suspension placed on South Africa’s Bloemfontein Anti-Doping Laboratory by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA), Nigeria now take samples of blood and urine from athletes to Qatar for analysis.
5 months ago
This handout image provided by the UAE Ministry Of Presidential Affairs shows Japan's Prime Minister Fumio Kishida signing the guest book during an official reception at Qasr al-Watan in Abu Dhabi on July 17, 2023. (Photo by Hamad AL-KAABI / UAE's Ministry of Presidential Affairs / AFP) / === RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - MANDATORY CREDIT "AFP PHOTO / UAE'S MINISTRY OF PRESIDENTIAL AFFAIRS - NO MARKETING NO ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS - DISTRIBUTED AS A SERVICE TO CLIENTS === - === RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - MANDATORY CREDIT "AFP PHOTO / UAE'S MINISTRY OF PRESIDENTIAL AFFAIRS - NO MARKETING NO ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS - DISTRIBUTED AS A SERVICE TO CLIENTS === /

Japan PM in Qatar for gas talks on final leg of Gulf tour

Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida arrived Tuesday in gas-rich Qatar, as he wraps up a Gulf tour centred on energy security and clean energy cooperation with Tokyo's main oil suppliers.
1 year ago
Qatar's midfielder Al Mejaba Mahdi (L) and Panama's midfielder Cristian Martinez (R) vie for the ball during the Concacaf 2023 Gold Cup quarterfinal football match between Panama and Qatar at the AT&T Stadium, in Arlington, Texas on July 8, 2023. (Photo by CHANDAN KHANNA / AFP)

Mexico, Panama reach Gold Cup semis with hat trick for Diaz

Mexico and Panama booked their places in the last four of the CONCACAF Gold Cup with victories on Saturday in their quarter-final ties against Costa Rica and Qatar.
1 year ago
Qatar's midfielder Ali Asad (L) fights for the ball with Mexico's defender Gerardo Arteaga (2nd R) during the Concacaf 2023 Gold Cup Group B football match between Mexico and Qatar at Levi's Stadium, in Santa Clara, California, on July 2, 2023. (Photo by Patrick T. Fallon / AFP)

Qatar upset Mexico to reach Gold Cup quarters, Ferreira hits another hat-trick

Qatar upset Mexico 1-0 on Sunday to reach the quarter-finals of the CONCACAF Gold Cup while Jesus Ferreira
1 year ago
[files] This picture taken from the sea of Dubai on March 3, 2021 shows the skyline of the Gulf emirate with Burj Khalifa in the centre. (Photo by GIUSEPPE CACACE / AFP)

UAE, Qatar reopen embassies after years of tensions

The United Arab Emirates and Qatar announced on Monday the reopening of their respective diplomatic missions, six years after the Gulf rivals severed ties during a regional blockade that sent tensions soaring.
1 year ago
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