News - Qatar

Morocco Recalls Envoy To Saudi Arabia

1 month ago /
International News 

Morocco has recalled its ambassador to Saudi Arabia for consultations, indicating apparent cracks in relations between the traditional Sunni Muslim allies over Yemen, Qatar and Western Sahara.

Bayern Munich Hand Ribery Fine For Tweetstorm

2 months ago /
Sports  

Bayern Munich will impose "a heavy fine" on Franck Ribery for his obscenity laced outburst on social media, the club's sporting director Hasan Salihamidzic said on Sunday.

Qatar Supports Mali Anti-Terror War With Armoured Vehicles

2 months ago /

Qatar has airlifted 24 armored vehicles to Mali to help the countries of the African Sahel region combat terrorism.

Qatar Pulls Out Of OPEC

3 months ago /
International News 

Qatar has announced it is pulling out of the OPEC oil producers' cartel, just days before the group meets in Vienna.

United Tops European Sponsorship Table

5 months ago /
Sports  

English Premier League club, Manchester United, is Europe’s biggest player in the football sponsorship market, according to a new report issued by CSM Sport & Entertainment, a division of marketing services group, Chime Communications.

AFCON 2019: CAF To Decide Cameroon Hosting Right

5 months ago /
Sports  

There is uncertainty if Cameroon will host the African cup of nations in 2019.

Experts Advocate More Government Action On Illicit Financial Flows

6 months ago /
Nation 

The Nigerian government will need to do more in monitoring pricing by transnational so as to curb illicit financial flows from the country.

Buhari Mourns On Nigeria's Ambassador To Qatar

6 months ago /
Nation 

President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed sadness over the sudden death of Nigeria's Ambassador to Qatar, Mr. Abdullahi Bawa Wase.

Qatar Downgrades Participation In Arab Summit

11 months ago /
International News 

Qatar was not represented by a senior government official at an Arab summit taking place in Saudi Arabi on Sunday, in a sign that a nearly year-old dispute between gulf Arab neighbors is still a long way from being resolved.

Buhari Welcomes Rise In Foreign Private Investments

1 year ago /
Nation 

President Muhammadu Buhari has welcomed the rise in foreign private investments in the country owing to the success of his administration’s economic agenda.

President Buhari Signs Bilateral Air Agreement With Five Countries

1 year ago /
Nation 

Following its approval at the Federal Executive Council (FEC), President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday in Abuja, signed bilateral air service agreements with five countries. The Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba  Shehu said the President signed the Instruments of Ratification of the Bilateral Air Services Agreements...

President Buhari Sign Executive Order To Improve Local Content In Public Procurement

1 year ago /
Nation 

President Muhammadu Buhari has signed Executive Order 5 to improve local content in public procurement with science, engineering and technology components.

Abike Dabiri Praises Nigerian Who Returned N150m Wrongly Sent Into His Account

1 year ago /
Nation 

Senior Special Assistant to the President on Foreign Affairs and Diaspora, Hon. Abike Dabiri-Erewa, has hailed a Nigerian, Michael Jonathan Asemota, for his display of honesty in returning a sum of money totalling QR1,502,000 ($441,127.99) about N150 million, that was wrongly sent into his account in Qatar. A statement signed by...

Nigeria Not An Oil Economy, Says Adeosun

1 year ago /
Business and Economy  

The Minister of Finance, Mrs Kemi Adeosun, has set the records straight regarding Nigeria’s status as an oil producing economy. Mrs Adeosun, in an article titled: ‘All Change, Nigeria Is Not An Oil Economy”, said the country does not fit into such description and it would be wrong to categorise it...

Nigeria Agriculture: Ministry Wants Laws To Export Yams, Goat Carcasses

1 year ago /
Business and Economy  

…Blames poor budget implementation on Procurement Act.

Saudi Border To Open For Qatari Pilgrims

1 year ago /
International News 

Saudi Arabia will open its border with Qatar to allow Muslim pilgrims to attend the annual Hajj in Mecca beginning this month. The announcement came after the first high-level meeting between the neighbours since Saudi Arabia and three other states cut all links in June. They accuse Qatar of aiding terrorists -...

Saudi Arabia Says That Calls For Internationalization Of Holy Sites 'A Declaration Of War'

1 year ago /
International News 

Saudi Arabia's foreign minister called what he said was Qatar's demand for an internationalization of the Muslim hajj pilgrimage a declaration of war against the kingdom, Saudi-owned Al Arabiya television said on Sunday, but Qatar said it never made such a call. "Qatar's demands to internationalize the holy sites is aggressive...

CAF Considers Proposal To Host 2023 AFCON In China, US Or Qatar

1 year ago /
Sports  

The Confederation of African Football (CAF) will consider a proposal to open up its main competition – The Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) – to other continents in order to increase revenue and attract new partners. This was recommended by CAF’s Marketing and TV team on Wednesday at the two-day African Football...

England 2018 Bid Plan A ‘Form of Bribery’ – FIFA Report

1 year ago /
Sports  

A plan for England to play a friendly in Thailand to win backing for their 2018 World Cup bid was “a form of bribery”, investigators were told. Ex-Football Association chairman Geoff Thompson made the admission when interviewed during an inquiry into the 2018 and 2022 World Cup hosting bids. On Tuesday, football’s...

 

Barclays Charged With Fraud In Qatar Case

1 year ago /
International News 

Barclays PLC and four former executives have been charged with conspiracy to commit fraud and the provision of unlawful financial assistance. The Serious Fraud Office charges come at the end of a five-year investigation and relate to the bank's fundraising at the height of 2008's financial crisis. Former chief executive, John Varley...


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