Agence France-Presse . Doha

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    Qatar imposes mandatory masks on pain of prison

    Agence France-Presse . Doha | Updated at 11:38pm on May 17, 2020

    Qatar on Sunday began enforcing the world’s toughest penalties of up to three years’ imprisonment for failing to wear masks in public, as it battles...

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    23 hurt as Qatar COVID-19 tent clinics collapse in storm

    Agence France-Presse . Doha | Updated at 12:07am on May 03, 2020

    Twenty-three staff at a hospital in Qatar were injured when tents being used to boost capacity in response to coronavirus collapsed in a fierce storm,...

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    Gulf’s migrant workforce fears coronavirus

    Agence France-Presse . Doha | Updated at 12:44am on April 01, 2020

    Millions of migrant workers across the Gulf face uncertainty as host countries lock down, employers withhold wages or mull redundancies, and strict coronavirus containment measures...

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    Bangladeshi dies from coronavirus in Qatar

    Agence France-Presse . Doha | Updated at 12:06am on March 30, 2020

    A ‘57-year-old Bangladeshi national resident in Qatar suffering from chronic diseases’ died from the COVID-19 respiratory disease on Saturday, the health ministry said on Twitter....

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    Nine Qatar World Cup workers die in 2019

    Agence France-Presse . Doha | Updated at 02:00am on March 12, 2020

    Nine labourers on World Cup 2022 projects died in the past year, Qatari organisers said Wednesday, stressing that none of the deaths were a result...

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    US, Taliban sign deal to wind down Afghan war

    Agence France-Presse . Doha | Updated at 01:11am on March 01, 2020

    The United States signed a landmark deal with the Taliban on Saturday, laying out a timetable for a full troop withdrawal from Afghanistan within 14...

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    Qatar says talks stall with Saudi to defuse Gulf crisis

    Agence France-Presse . Doha | Updated at 01:21am on February 17, 2020

    Talks between Doha and Riyadh to resolve a two-year regional spat have stalled, Qatar’s foreign minister said, after a flurry of diplomacy late last year...

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    Qatar scraps unpopular exit permits for domestic workers

    Agence France-Presse . Doha | Updated at 01:07am on January 17, 2020

    Qatar scrapped mandatory exit permits for migrant domestic staff and other groups on Thursday, as part of efforts to boost rights for guest workers amid...

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    Xavi says it was ‘too early’ for Bara top job

    Agence France-Presse . Doha | Updated at 11:03pm on January 16, 2020

    Xavi said it was ‘too early’ for him to coach Barcelona as he confirmed on Thursday that he had received an offer from his former...

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    Liverpool head home hungry for more

    Agence France-Presse . Doha | Updated at 08:42am on December 22, 2019

    Liverpool have made winning trophies a habit in 2019 and Jurgen Klopp’s side return to England and to their push for the Premier League title...