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# qatar - Sunday 2 July, 2017

'Made to be rejected': Qatar looks to reject demands made in Gulf-states row

Gulf states have demanded Qatar agree to complete a list of demands to end the blockade against it.

# qatar - Tuesday 27 June, 2017

From The42 $2m sent to child of Fifa member before 2022 World Cup awarded - report Claim

$2m sent to child of Fifa member before 2022 World Cup awarded - report

The German daily Bild is publishing allegations from American independent investigator Michael Garcia.

# qatar - Saturday 24 June, 2017

Al-Jazeera says closure demand is 'attempt to silence freedom of expression'

The nation’s foreign minister said today that the list of 13 demands given to his government is not reasonable.

# qatar - Friday 23 June, 2017

Qatar told to close Al-Jazeera and accept other demands or face 'divorce' from gulf neighbours

The Qatar-based broadcaster denounced the move as an attack on media freedom.

# qatar - Saturday 10 June, 2017

Explainer: What's going on in Qatar and why are all its neighbours turning on it?

Saudi Arabia is leading allies in cutting off ties to Qatar over its alleged links to terrorism.

# qatar - Friday 9 June, 2017

Qatar hits out at 'baseless' Saudi terrorism blacklist

The emirate was responding after Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Egypt and Bahrain published a list of 59 people and entities linked to “terrorism”.

# qatar - Wednesday 7 June, 2017

Trump criticises Qatar for 'funding extremism' despite it having largest US base in Middle East

Trump later adopted a different tone on Qatar in a phone call with the King of Saudi Arabia.

# qatar - Tuesday 6 June, 2017

Irish citizens in Qatar being urged to register with government as diplomatic crisis deepens

Yesterday, Saudi Arabia and several of its allies cut relations with Qatar.

# qatar - Monday 5 June, 2017

Arab nations cut ties with Qatar due to 'terrorist links'

Airlines Emirates, Etihad, flydubai and Air Arabia will cancel flights to and from Qatar from tomorrow.

# qatar - Saturday 20 May, 2017

'We just want closure': Family of Irish baby burned in Qatar house fire

Elizabeth Soffe was badly burned in the fire.

# qatar - Monday 1 May, 2017

Hamas has significantly 'softened' its stance on Israel

The Palestinian organisation launched a new policy document today in which it steps back from calling for Israel’s ‘destruction’.

# qatar - Sunday 30 April, 2017

Qatar will execute a man who killed a British teacher and burned her body in the desert

The death penalty is rarely used in Qatar.

# qatar - Friday 21 April, 2017

26 members of hunting party kidnapped in Iraq in 2015 freed

The party is believed to have included members of the Qatari royal family.

# qatar - Wednesday 19 April, 2017

Dublin is getting a new air route - and a new way to fly to Australia

It will also be Qatar Airways’ first Irish route.

# qatar - Friday 20 January, 2017

British man dies while working on World Cup stadium in Qatar

The man’s family have been informed. The cause of death has not yet been released.

# qatar - Monday 28 November, 2016

Qatar Airways to launch Dublin to Doha route Up Up And Away This post contains videos

Qatar Airways to launch Dublin to Doha route

The flights will begin in 2017 or 2018.

# qatar - Tuesday 22 November, 2016

Two Qatari women robbed of valuables worth €5 million in Paris motorway heist

Masked men sprayed the women, who are in their sixties, with tear gas before stealing “everything in the vehicle”.

# qatar - Wednesday 9 November, 2016

From The42 No alcohol in streets, public places at World Cup - Qatar Ban

No alcohol in streets, public places at World Cup - Qatar

The comments by Hassan Al-Thawadi will further alarm football traditionalists.

# qatar - Saturday 1 October, 2016

Paris five-star hotel cleaner awarded €57,000 after being "molested" by Qatari guest

The incident happened in 2010 and involved a member of the entourage of a Qatari prince.

# qatar - Monday 13 June, 2016

Dutch woman convicted of adultery after reporting rape in Qatar

The male defendant in the case was sentenced to 140 lashes, but he will not serve any jail time.

# qatar - Saturday 11 June, 2016

Dutch woman held in Qatar after making rape complaint

The 22-year-old says she was drugged and raped but she is being held on suspicion of adultery.

# qatar - Monday 11 April, 2016

From The42 The latest on the inter-county future of Donegal's Qatar-based goalkeeper Man Abroad

The latest on the inter-county future of Donegal's Qatar-based goalkeeper

Paul Durcan has not played for Donegal since last year’s All-Ireland quarter-final.

# qatar - Thursday 31 March, 2016

Filthy rooms, withheld pay, confiscated passports: claims of abuse at Qatar World Cup site

A new Amnesty report accuses the Gulf state of exploiting workers as it prepares for the 2022 tournament.

# qatar - Friday 22 January, 2016

Snow White book banned from Qatar school over ‘sexual innuendo’

A complaint came from the father of a pupil.

# qatar - Wednesday 25 November, 2015

Qatar is thinking about introducing 'family only' days at shopping centres

The proposal puts the spotlight back on how the country is treating its labour force ahead of the 2022 World Cup.

# qatar - Friday 9 October, 2015

From The42 Irish boxer Joe Ward moves a step closer to becoming a world champion Doha

Irish boxer Joe Ward moves a step closer to becoming a world champion

There was disappointment for Seán McComb, however.

# qatar - Tuesday 11 August, 2015

Donegal's Allstar goalkeeper set for move to Qatar putting inter county future in doubt

Paul Durcan has been a key member of the Donegal side.

# qatar - Monday 29 June, 2015

Irish man and girlfriend killed in dune buggy accident in Qatar

Tributes have been paid to Eamonn Morgan and his girlfriend Charlotte Sant.

# qatar - Sunday 7 June, 2015

From The42 Russia, Qatar face losing World Cups if bribery proven: FIFA official FIFA

Russia, Qatar face losing World Cups if bribery proven: FIFA official

He stressed though that “this evidence has not been provided” so far.

# qatar - Saturday 6 June, 2015

Why did bribery and not human rights abuses get us talking about Fifa?

The working and living conditions of some migrant workers in Qatar have been widely denounced.

# qatar - Tuesday 2 June, 2015

Qatar isn't happy about claims of thousands dying on World Cup construction sites

The Washington Post estimated that as many as 4,000 workers will die by 2020.

# qatar - Thursday 28 May, 2015

From The42 Now’s probably a good time to remind you of this epic takedown of Fifa Sharp

Now’s probably a good time to remind you of this epic takedown of Fifa

John Oliver touched on nearly every contemporary criticism of the organisation.

# qatar - Wednesday 27 May, 2015

Explainer: What on earth is going on at FIFA?

Nine of the association’s executives were taken into police custody this morning over corruption charges. We’ve been here before, but will this occasion be any different?

# qatar - Wednesday 20 May, 2015

From The42 Barcelona’s longest-serving and most decorated player is off to Qatar Legend

Barcelona’s longest-serving and most decorated player is off to Qatar

35-year-old Xavi Hernandez is set to join Al Sadd in the summer.

# qatar - Tuesday 5 May, 2015

From The42 Some of Sepp Blatter’s biggest critics arrested in Qatar Controversy

Some of Sepp Blatter’s biggest critics arrested in Qatar

WDR claim officials erased data from the journalists’ electronic equipment.

# qatar - Tuesday 31 March, 2015

From The42 Is MLS a more likely destination for Xavi as he denies imminent Al Sadd deal? Landing Spot

Is MLS a more likely destination for Xavi as he denies imminent Al Sadd deal?

The veteran midfielder has claimed that he only visited Qatar for personal reasons.

# qatar - Tuesday 24 February, 2015

From The42 It looks like the 2022 World Cup final will be played two days before Christmas Festive Final

It looks like the 2022 World Cup final will be played two days before Christmas

A 23 December final is on the cards for Qatar.

# qatar - Friday 19 December, 2014

From The42 Fifa to publish 'appropriate form' of Garcia report Political Football

Fifa to publish 'appropriate form' of Garcia report

Whatever that means.

# qatar - Wednesday 19 November, 2014

From The42 Another twist as FBI protection offered to Qatar World Cup 2022 whistleblower WC 2022

Another twist as FBI protection offered to Qatar World Cup 2022 whistleblower

‘It has cost me emotionally — I know for a fact I will be looking over my shoulder for the rest of my life’.

# qatar - Saturday 15 November, 2014

House prices, Too Many Cooks, and Stephanie Roche: The week in numbers

Plus: How many people should have had their fingerprints taken by gardaí over the past two years but didn’t?

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