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Gulf Anger at Qatar Fueled by its Regional Ambitions

Naharnet 7 March 2014

The unprecedented decision by three Gulf states to pull their envoys from Qatar reflects their frustration with Doha's activist foreign policy and its support for the widely banned Muslim

 

Qatar committee slams 'unfair' UAE jailing of citizen

GlobalPost 5 March 2014

A Qatar rights body will pursue the release of a citizen who was jailed seven years over links to an Islamist group in an "unfair" UAE ruling, local media reported

 

Saudi Threat To Close Qatar Border Has US Dollar Implications

Value Walk 28 February 2014
By Mark Melin

The sometimes fragile alliance keeping the petrodollar trade together seems to be cracking. Qatar’s aggressive courting of the Muslim Brotherhood threatens to break up the Gulf

 

Gulf Ties Could Aid Islamic Finance In Italy

Gulf Business 26 February 2014

Islamic finance has so far made only marginal progress in continental Europe. Bankers and academics in Italy are stepping up efforts to develop Islamic finance in the country

 

Amnesty seeks 'more detail' on Indian deaths in Qatar

BBC News 26 February 2014

Human rights group Amnesty International has urged India to give "more transparent information" about the deaths of Indian workers in Qatar, the host nation for the 2022 World Cup

 

Egypt joins Arab anti-money laundering, terrorism funding agreement

State Information Service 26 February 2014

President Adli Mansour issued a decree approving Egypt's joining of an Arab anti-money laundering and terrorism financing agreement, which was signed in Cairo in December 2010

 

Rights groups urge India, Qatar action on migrant deaths

Yahoo 26 February 2014

India came under pressure Friday over the deaths of over 450 nationals in almost two years in Qatar, the host of the 2022 World Cup, with rights groups branding the figures as

 

Charles given enthusiastic welcome in Qatar

Belfast Telegraph 24 February 2014

The Prince of Wales was mobbed by worshippers during a tour of a Qatar religious complex. Charles met worshippers from a host of countries including Iraq, Syria, Egypt, India

 

1,000 Indian workers die in World Cup host Qatar in 4 years

The Times of India 24 February 2014

Almost 1,000 Indians have died in Qatar in the last four years, with over 500 workers dying in the past two- and-a-half years alone, according to an AFP report

 

Saudis Threaten Qatar Over Muslim Brotherhood Support

Clarion Project 24 February 2014

Months of tension between Qatar and Saudi Arabia over Qatar's continued support for the Muslim Brotherhood came to a head last week. It has been reported that a Saudi

 

Indian worker death rate in Qatar 'normal'

BBC News 24 February 2014

Indian and Qatari officials have insisted the death rate among Indian workers in the 2022 World Cup host nation is not abnormal. The Indian embassy in Doha revealed

 

More Than 500 Indian Workers Have Died in Qatar Since 2012

Time 24 February 2014
By Michelle Arrouas

Since the beginning of 2012, 502 Indian workers living in Qatar have lost their lives, official figures confirmed by the Indian embassy in Doha shows

 

Amnesty seeks 'more detail' on Indian deaths in Qatar

BBC 24 February 2014

Human rights group Amnesty International has urged India to give "more transparent information" about the deaths of Indian workers in Qatar, the host nation for the 2022 World

 

Amnesty seeks 'more detail' on Indian deaths in Qatar

BBC News 24 February 2014

Human rights group Amnesty International has urged India to give "more transparent information" about the deaths of Indian workers in Qatar, the host nation for the 2022 World Cup

 

Qatar to Send Brotherhood Leaders to London Haven

PJ Media 22 February 2014
By Raymond Ibrahim

According to new media reports, Qatar’s government has called on the top leaders of the Muslim Brotherhood and the Islamic Group (al-Gama‘a al-Islamiyya)—including Assam Abdul

 

Gulf ties could aid Islamic finance in Italy

The Peninsula 19 February 2014

Bankers and academics in Italy are stepping up efforts to develop Islamic finance in the country, a campaign which could benefit from growing economic links between Gulf countries

 

Qatar World Cup toll: ‘Hundreds’ of Indian migrant workers dead in two years

RT 19 February 2014

More than 450 Indian migrant workers in Qatar have died in the last two years, media revealed on Monday. Another upcoming report will show that 400 Nepalese have lost their

 

Crisis in Arab civilization

The Jerusalem Post 18 February 2014
By LEON DE WINTER

There has never been such a thing as the "Arab Spring”; a true Arab spring can only develop when the Arabs start developing civil societies. But until now the value systems of

 

Qatar could lose 2022 World Cup if FIFA Congress votes in favour of reassignment

Mirror.co.uk 18 February 2014
By Eliot Rothwell

Qatar, the oil-rich state due to host the 2022 World Cup, could be stripped of the honour, should the 2015 FIFA Congress decide in favour of changing the host nation.

 

Zwanziger: Politicians 'need to get involved' in Qatar

Deutsche Welle 18 February 2014

FIFA Executive Committee member Theo Zwanziger calls on politicians and business representatives to help Qatar improve its human rights situation in the run-up to the 2022 FIFA

 
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