Vice President Amado Boudou was meeting today Qatar’s top oil business leaders and officials as part of his international tour in the Middle East country. At his arrival to Doha, he was received by Culture, Art and Patrimony Minister Hamad Bin Abdulaziz Al-Kuwari.
President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner began her trip to Kuwait, Qatar and Turkey yesterday, with the intention of “improving bilateral relations, and to increase co-operation over international matters”, official sources state.
Foreign Minister Héctor Timerman assured that President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner’s visit to the Middle East “is very important, because we’ve paved the road for possibilities that were previously unheard of.”
President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner assured “we have the opportunity to take a historical step to improve our conditions” during a press conference in Doha, Qatar before heading to Turkey.
At least 19 foreign nationals, including 13 children, were killed in a fire that ripped through an upscale shopping mall in Qatar, the country's interior ministry said.
Western and Arab opponents of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad agreed to give urgent military support to Western-backed rebels, aiming to stem a counter-offensive by Assad's forces and offset the growing power of jihadist fighters.
Ageing Gulf Arab rulers swiftly congratulated Qatar's young new emir on his accession today, but will be in no rush to emulate his father's abdication - for them, hereditary rule is for life.
Spanish Prime Minister Jose Luis Rodríguez Zapatero will travel to Tunisia on Sunday and meet the interim government, the government said in a statement, the first world leader to do so.
Qatar has pulled out its ambassador from Syria and closed its embassy after attacks on the compound by militiamen loyal to President Bashar al-Assad, diplomats in the Syrian capital told reporters.
Iran's Foreign Ministry threatened to take legal action against Google for dropping the name Persian Gulf from its Google Maps and leaving the waterway between Iran and Arab states nameless, state television reported.
Roger Federer pulled out of the Qatar Open due to back pain today only 10 days before the start of the Australian Open.
FIFA has ruled out any possibility that Qatar could co-host the 2022 World Cup with neighboring countries, Sepp Blatter said.
Mohamed Bin Hammam, the Asian soccer chief who was due to challenge Sepp Blatter for the FIFA presidency last month, was banned for life by football's ruling body for his part in a cash-for-votes scandal.
The "last word" has not been heard on FIFA's controversial vote to award Qatar the 2022 World Cup, according to Australia's newly re-elected soccer chief Frank Lowy, who suggested the tiny Gulf nation could yet be stripped of hosting rights for the tournament.
Nasser Al Attiyah, Qatar’s driver of a Hummer, won the second stage of the Rally Dakar 2012, followed by French Stéphane Peterhansel (Mini), who was left in the second place and climbed to the top of overall.
The 2022 World Cup in Qatar will probably be staged in January rather than June or July, FIFA president Sepp Blatter said for the first time.
An ailing Rafael Nadal slumped out of the Qatar Open to deprive fans and organisers of an eagerly-anticipated final against his great rival Roger Federer.
World number two Roger Federer began his season in formidable fashion by defeating holder Nikolay Davydenko 6-3 6-4 to win the Qatar Open.
The Arab Spring of pro-democracy uprisings features prominently -- both directly and more subtly -- in the selections at the third annual Doha Tribeca Film Festival, kicking off in the Qatari capital this week.