# qatar - Today’s News
Drug heists and busts with plotlines straight out of the movies.
# qatar - Wednesday 16 July, 2014
It’s well funded and highly professional, with a space-age training facilities.
# qatar - Monday 16 June, 2014
It is believed an air conditioning unit was the cause of the blaze that left Elizabeth Soffe with serious injuries.
# qatar - Friday 13 June, 2014
An international spotlight has fallen on the investigation following allegations reported by the Sunday Times newspaper.
# qatar - Wednesday 11 June, 2014
There’s a total of 13.7 million households with $1 million or more in the back pocket around the world at the moment.
# qatar - Sunday 8 June, 2014
“Those behind them must be held accountable, especially in regards to the latest events related to awarding Qatar the 2022 World Cup,” he said.
# qatar - Tuesday 3 June, 2014
One report suggests the UEFA chief met a Qatar lobbyist in a ‘secret meeting’.
As fresh bribery allegations throw the spotlight back on to Qatar, an Irish human rights lawyer has warned that the country’s ‘kafala’ labour system is leading to the exploitation of migrant workers.
# qatar - Monday 2 June, 2014
The bidding process and organisation of the tournament has been mired in controversy. So is it time to move it?
# qatar - Tuesday 18 March, 2014
The Telegraph said a former vice-president of the organisation appeared to have been personally paid $1.2 million.
# qatar - Thursday 16 January, 2014
Socialist Party TD Joe Higgins raised the issue of human rights during an Oireachtas committee meeting this evening.
# qatar - Thursday 9 January, 2014
Micheál Martin has said “of course” the Taoiseach should have raised human rights issues with leaders in the Gulf this week.
Taoiseach Enda Kenny and Minister for Jobs Richard Bruton have come in for criticism for not raising human rights issues during their visit to Saudi Arabia and Qatar – but what exactly are the issues?
# qatar - Tuesday 7 January, 2014
Enda Kenny has acknowledged Saudi Arabia’s election to the UN Human Rights Council, but the government won’t say if concerns about human rights issues are being raised with leaders there or in Qatar and UAE this week.
# qatar - Saturday 4 January, 2014
They will be accompanied by representatives from almost 90 companies, visiting Saudi Arabia, Qatar, and the United Arab Emirates.
# qatar - Thursday 2 January, 2014
Well, this is embarrassing.
The two European heavyweights met in a friendly in Qatar earlier today with the game ending 1-0.
# qatar - Thursday 12 December, 2013
The former Ireland boss took it all in his stride.
# qatar - Thursday 28 November, 2013
Zahir Belounis says he has no problem with the country, only his former club.
# qatar - Friday 8 November, 2013
‘I have listened to the ding from lots critics and I am going to Qatar to listen to the dong.’
# qatar - Saturday 26 October, 2013
Multibillion euro sporting events capture world attention and bring large scale benefits to a country or city – but there’s also a darker side to the festivities, writes Feargus Dunne.
# qatar - Thursday 3 October, 2013
The Gulf state insist they’ll probe the claims and compile a report.
# qatar - Saturday 28 September, 2013
Plus: How many €50 notes were discovered in developer Tom McFeely’s former home on Ailesbury Road?
# qatar - Thursday 26 September, 2013
A recent investigation found that dozens of migrant labourers have died in workplace accidents.
# qatar - Saturday 21 September, 2013
The Uefa President also mocked Sepp Blatter in an interview that will likely cause controversy.
# qatar - Wednesday 18 September, 2013
Looks like it’d last us about an hour.
# qatar - Monday 2 September, 2013
Russ Finn was freed yesterday, his employers Al Jazeera have confirmed. He was held without charge after being arrested with three colleagues last Tuesday.
# qatar - Friday 30 August, 2013
Russ Finn was working for broadcaster Al-Jazeera in Cairo. He has been held since Tuesday when he was arrested along with two colleagues.
# qatar - Wednesday 24 July, 2013
A bit of sense with this man.
# qatar - Tuesday 25 June, 2013
Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa al-Thani, 61, hands over a small but economically strong Gulf state that has punched above its weight in recent years and has become a key role player in Arab Spring uprisings.
# qatar - Tuesday 18 June, 2013
The Taliban has just opened a political office in Qatar, and senior officials believe it’s a step closer to abandoning terrorism.
# qatar - Friday 17 May, 2013
The US President and Turkish Prime Minister met in Washington to discuss Syria’s ongoing, bloody conflict.
# qatar - Saturday 6 April, 2013
Assad has said the fall of his regime would cause a “domino effect” that would lead to years of instability in the Middle East.
# qatar - Wednesday 13 March, 2013
It’s been suggested that the newspaper was fooled by a spoof article on website Les Cahiers du Football
# qatar - Sunday 10 March, 2013
Afgahnistan president Hamid Karzai criticised the Taliban for holding the talks at the same time as they carry out suicide attacks that kill civilians and children.
# qatar - Tuesday 29 January, 2013
The magazine says the awarding of football’s most prestigious tournament had ‘a whiff of scandal’ about it.
# qatar - Wednesday 5 December, 2012
The UN Secretary-General said that it was only fair that the developed world should bear most of the responsibility in fighting global warming.
# qatar - Monday 12 November, 2012
Yesterday a deal was made to form a broad-based opposition structure to take the 20-month uprising forward.
# qatar - Sunday 11 November, 2012
It beats the back field for a puck-around.
# qatar - Friday 12 October, 2012
Reports on Friday stated that Silvio Berlusconi was about to sell 30% of the club he owns to the ruling Al-Thani family.
# qatar - Tuesday 2 October, 2012
Najeeb Chirakal has been punished for his behaviour by world football’s governing body.