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Qatar's Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani

Watchdog urges Qatar to end ‘discriminatory’ male guardianship rules

dpa/GNA - Qatar's male guardianship rules are limiting women's ability to make key decisions on basic rights, Human Rights Watch (HRW) said on...

World champions eyeing for memorable end in Doha Diamond League meeting

With the Diamond League meeting in Doha, Qatar scheduled to open on Friday, several world and Olympic champions including Hellen Obiri, Sam Kendricks...
Megan Tapper of Jamaica competes in the Women's 100 metres hurdles semi finals during the 17th IAAF World Athletics Championships Doha 2019. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

New Olympic qualifying process for athletics

World Athletics releases the updated qualifying regulations for Tokyo 2020 After the re-opening of the headquarters last week, World Athletics released the updated Olympic qualification...
US, Afghan Taliban Sign Peace Deal

U.S., Afghanistan’s Taliban sign historic peace deal in Doha

The United States signed on Saturday a historic peace agreement with Afghanistan's Taliban in Qatar's capital Doha that includes Taliban reduction of violence and...
Medical staff work at a traditional Chinese medicine pharmacy in Weinan City, northwest China's Shaanxi Province, Feb. 20, 2020. (Xinhua/Tao Ming)

Qatar confirms 1st case of novel coronavirus infection

The Qatari health ministry on Saturday reported the first case of the novel coronavirus infection in the country. The confirmed case is...

U.S. and NATO to completely pull out troops from Afghanistan in 14 months

The United States and NATO will completely pull out their troops from Afghanistan in 14 months if the Taliban held its commitments, according to...

Qatar says Saudi Arabia suspends negotiations over Gulf crisis without clear reasons

Qatar's deputy prime minister and minister of foreign affairs on Wednesday said that Saudi Arabia suspended negotiations with Qatar over the Gulf crisis suddenly...

Women should be given access to credit

Women need to be aided with unimpeded access to credit facilities, to drive their entrepreneurial skills and successfully operate their own businesses, Ms. Ivanka...
Edward Osei-Nketia

Edward Osei-Nketia Competes For New Zealand At IAAF Championship

Ghanaian-born Edward Osei-Nketia represented New Zealand at the IAAF World Athletics Championship in Doha. The 18-year-old competed in the Men’s 100metres event and finished fifth...

GOtv unveils IAAF World Championship pop-up channel

GOtv MAX subscribers will join in on the 17th edition of the athletics action, when the 2019 IAAF World Championships is held at Khalifa...

GAA Announces 10-member Team for IAAF World Championships Doha 2019 Sept. 27th to 6th...

The Ghana Athletics Association has released a 10-member team ahead of the IAAF World Championships Doha 2019 which starts from 27th September to 6th...

Winners of CAF Super Cup

Following is the list of CAF Super Cup trophy-holders ahead of 2019 match between Esperance of Tunisia and Raja Casablanca of Morocco in Doha...

Doha Forum Make Impressive Achievements on Global Issues

All around the globe today, issues about development keep changing by the passing of each day. It is therefore important for nations to study...
Somalia soldiers

Qatar assists Somalia with military aid

Qatar's Ministry of Defense on Thursday offered military aid to Somalia in support of security and stability in the country. In a statement, the ministry...

Qatar launches US$20 million fund to evacuate African immigrants in Libya

Emir of Qatar Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani on Sunday ordered to set up a fund of 20 million U.S. dollars to evacuate...
Novak Djokovic

Djokovic Out of Qatar Open

Novak Djokovic lost surprisingly on Friday to the world No. 24, Roberto Bautista Agut, 6-3, 6-7 (8/6), 6-4 in the Qatar Open semifinal. ...
Novak Djokovic

Djokovic once again from one set down to achieve Qatar Open elimination rounds

World No. 1 Novak Djokovic won another gruelling battle in Doha on Thursday to continue his unbeaten start to the year and progress to...
Armored helicopters convoy cargo helicopters during the annual joint military exercise Foal Eagle between South Korea and the United States in Pocheon, northeast of Seoul, March 25, 2015. (Xinhua/Seongbin Kang)

Qatar, U.S. to Deepen Joint Military Exercises

Qatar and the United States will increase the joint military exercises between the two countries soon, state-run Qatar News Agency (QNA) reported on Sunday. The...
President meets Emir of Qatar

Ghana Qatar Embassy Finally Opens

Ghana has opened its embassy in Qatar's capital Doha after more than 30 years of "progressive" relations between the two countries, local media reported...
Female sailors pose for photo during a break. (Photo by Li Youtao from People’s Daily)

Experts charges gulf countries to reach for peace

As the Gulf crisis is approaching its first year without a solution, experts believe that all parties should positively and seriously respond to the...
Xavi Hernandez of FC Barcelona reacts prior to the UEFA Champions League final match between Juventus F.C. and FC Barcelona in Berlin, Germany, on June 6, 2015. (Xinhua/Zhang Fan)

Technical and tactical improvement is the future of football – Xavi

Spanish midfield maestro Xavi Hernandez said, in an recent interview with Qatar World Cup organizing committee, that football has reached a limit of physical...

Ghana’s President Keen On Delivering Campaign Promise

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo on Wednesday assured that he would deliver on the pledges made to Ghanaians when he sought their mandate during...

Qatar crisis rages on as opposing parties stand their ground

The ongoing crisis between Qatar and several Arab countries seems to have no sooner solution as the rivaling parties hold their unyielding ground. ...

Sustainability And Greener Future Tops Agenda At Qatar 2022 Press Conference

Organizers of Qatar 2022 World Cup have reiterated their commitment towards sustainability and a greener future at a press conference in Doha. Speaking...

Oil producers optimistic about output cut agreement in Vienna

Officials from eleven OPEC and non-OPEC member countries gathered today in an informal consultative meeting to discuss talks on output cut under the general...

Doha to host informal consultative meeting for 11 oil producers

Qatar's Energy Minister Mohammed Al-Sada made this announcement Thursday in a press conference on the sidelines of the Gas Exporting Countries Forum held in...
Islamic State

May 12 Middle East news summary at 2400 GMT

MOSUL, Iraq -- Sixty-three Islamic State (IS) militants were killed on Thursday as Iraqi security forces repelled a major IS attack near the IS-held...
An Islamic State fighter (Reuters / Stringer)

May 11 Middle East news summary at 2400 GMT

BAGHDAD -- The Sunni Islamic State (IS) claimed a series of car bombing attacks against Shiite targets in Iraq's capital Baghdad on Wednesday, which...

April 18 world news summary at 0030 GMT

QUITO -- A devastating earthquake that jolted Ecuador has killed 246 people and injured 2,527 others, Vice President Jorge Glas said Sunday, speaking from...
Kuwaiti Minister of Finance and Minister of Oil Anas al-Saleh (C) arrives for the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) and non-OPEC oil producers meeting at Doha Sheraton Hotel in Doha, capital of Qatar, April 17, 2016. (Xinhua/Nikku)

Oil Producers at Doha meeting failed to come out with a deal

Qatari Oil Minister Mohammed bin Saleh al-Sada said in a press conference that "the meeting reached a result which we all need more time...