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Qatar’s World Cup bid used ‘black operations’: UK report

London, July 29, 2018 (AFP) -Qatar’s successful, controversy-plagued bid to host the 2022 World Cup has been hit by further allegations that they used a secret “black operations” propaganda campaign to undermine rival bids in violation of FIFA rules, according to The Sunday Times. The newspaper — which also made …

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Qatar may buy Russia missile

MOSCOW, July 21, (RTRS): Russia and Qatar have been in discussions about a possible sale of S-400 missile systems to Doha, TASS news agency cited the Russian envoy to Qatar as saying on Saturday. He also confirmed media reports that Qatar and Russia had signed a deal on supplying Qatar …

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Qatar tops life expectancy among Arabs states – Japan highest

KUWAIT CITY, June 30: According to a report issued by Ministry of Health, Kuwait and Qatar take top place among Arab countries in terms of average life expectancy, reports Aljarida daily. The report explained that the average life expectancy is 79.1 years for Kuwaiti men, and 80 years for Kuwaiti …

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‘Qataris not banned from Umrah flights’

Kuwait Airways refutes news reports KUWAIT CITY, June 11, (KUNA): Kuwait Airways (KA) has refuted news reports circulated over receiving directives from Saudi authorities to ban Qatari passengers from boarding its planes to perform Umrah (Lesser pilgrimage). Kuwait Airways Chairman Yousef Al-Jasem said in a press statement that the Kuwaiti …

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Qatar files discrimination case against UAE at UN

DUBAI: Qatar said Monday it filed a case against the United Arab Emirates at the United Nations’ highest court, accusing Abu Dhabi of “discrimination against Qatar and Qatari citizens” amid a yearlong boycott of Doha by four Arab nations. An Emirati minister dismissed the filing as a stunt. The case …

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Qatar will not be dragged into any conflict with Iran

SINGAPORE, June 3, (Agencies): Qatar will not be dragged into any conflict with Iran, a senior Qatari official said Sunday. Defence minister Khalid bin Mohammad al-Attiyah told an international security conference in Singapore that even though the two nations had “a lot of differences”, Doha would not “fuel a war” …

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His Highness the Amir receives Qatar’s Amir

His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah received at Dasman Palace on Monday Qatari Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani and an accompanying delegation. His Highness the Crown Prince Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al- Sabah was present. The Qatari Amir congratulated His Highness the Amir on the …

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No hope of ending Gulf crisis: Bahrain – Fears split may benefit Iran RIYADH, May 27, (Agencies): Bahrain sees no resolution in sight to a diplomatic row between Qatar and its neighbours, which cut diplomatic and trade ties with the tiny Gulf Arab state nearly a year ago. “The information in …

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Qatar denies its military planes intercepted UAE civilian aircraft

DUBAI, April 23 (Reuters) – Qatar denied on Monday that its military planes had intercepted a civilian aircraft from the United Arab Emirates the day before, states news agency QNA reported, saying a UAE military plane had violated its air space at the time. The UAE had said a plane …

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Feud heats on ‘island’ Qatar

DUBAI, April 9, (AP): Saudi Arabia could consider a proposal to dig a maritime canal along the kingdom’s border with Qatar, turning the peninsula- nation into an island and transforming its only land border into a military zone and nuclear waste site, state-linked Saudi newspapers reported Monday. The project has …

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