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Three Gulf countries have withdrawn their ambassadors from Qatar amid accusations that it has meddled in internal affairs

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Three Gulf countries have withdrawn their ambassadors from Qatar amid accusations that it has meddled in internal affairs. Saudi Arabia, Bahrain and the UAE, which are all part of the Gulf Co-operation Council (GCC) along with Qatar, made the joint statement on Wednesday. The statement claims that Qatar failed to commit to an agreement it signed three months ago in Riyadh. Tensions between Qatar...

Clashes have erupted outside government offices in Beirut after thousands attended the funeral of Wissam al-Hassan

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...ty Forces • Sunni Muslim born in the northern city of Tripoli in 1965 • Responsible for the security of former PM Rafik Hariri • Viewed as being close to the Hariris and the opposition 14 March coalition • Responsible for the August arrest of pro-Syrian politician and ex-information minister Michel Samaha Related search articles:wissam al mana birthday wissam al mana wives sxsarabi 2013 Wissa...

Head of the Qatar 2022 World Cup Hassan al-Thawadi has rejected calls for the tournament to be awarded to another country

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...ion chairman Greg Dyke said the tournament might have to move location if a suitable time to play in Qatar could not be agreed. But Hassan al-Thawadi insists there is “no reason” why Qatar should not host the event as planned in 2022. “We’ve worked very, very hard to ensure we’re within the rules of the bidding, within the rules of the hosting agreement,” he sai...

Janet Jackson has reportedly become engaged to Qatari billionaire Wissam Al Mana, whom she's been dating since 2010

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Janet Jackson has reportedly become engaged to Qatari billionaire Wissam Al Mana, whom she’s been dating since 2010. Wissam Al Mana, 37, “gave her a huge, expensive ring” and Janet Jackson, 46, is so afraid it will get lost, “she keeps it locked up”, according to Us Weekly. Wissam Al Mana is the managing director of Al Mana Retail, which represents A/X Armani Exchange, and he’s a shar...

Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani is expected to launch a $254 million construction project to help rebuild the war-torn Palestinian territory

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Qatari Emir Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani has arrived in the Gaza Strip – the first head of state to visit since the Islamist group Hamas came to power there in 2007. Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani is expected to launch a $254 million construction project to help rebuild the war-torn Palestinian territory. Qatar has become one of Hamas’s main benefactors since it fell out with...

UEFA members agreed a summer World Cup 2022 could not be played in Qatar

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...iefs are backing a switch is significant. That is because European associations represent 10 members of FIFA’s 22-strong executive committee, which will make the final decision. Head of the Qatar 2022 World Cup, Hassan al-Thawadi, has rejected calls for the tournament to be awarded to another country. Earlier this week, Australia’s soccer chief Frank Lowy said his country’s Footb...

Anti-Syrian politicians in Lebanon have accused Damascus of being behind the car bomb attack

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...8217;s blast left eight people dead and wounded dozens. It occurred in the mainly Christian district of Ashrafiya, in a busy street close to the headquarters of Saad Hariri’s 14 March coalition. Internal intelligence head Wissam al-Hassan was among those who died. He was close to Saad Hariri, a leading critic of the government in neighboring Syria. Wissam al-Hassan led an investigation that...

The bronze statue of Zinedine Zidane's infamous headbutt has been taken down from the Corniche in Doha

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...ssemed in 2012, it had previously been on show at the Pompidou Centre in Paris. It was bought by the Qatari Museum Authority. Local reports say the statue – known as Coup de Tete or headbutt – is going to be housed along with other works by Abdessemed in the Arab Museum of Modern Art. The Arabic hashtag “Zidane’s statue in Qatar” triggered a “massive” reac...

Christian Benitez was admitted to hospital with severe stomach pains shortly after making his debut for Qatari side El Jaish

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International footballer Christian Benitez has died in Qatar at the age of 27. The Ecuador international striker was admitted to hospital with severe stomach pains shortly after making his debut for Qatari side El Jaish on Sunday. Christian Benitez’s heart failed hours later, the Ecuador Football Federation said. The footballer capped 58 times by his country and spent the 2009-2010 season on loan...

Khaled Meshaal, the exiled political leader of Hamas, has called his first visit to the Gaza Strip his third birth

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...led Meshaal entered Gaza from Egypt at the Rafah border crossing, kissing the ground in celebration. Officials there said his wife had arrived late on Thursday. In a statement to the media, he said: “I consider this moment my third birth, and I pray to God that my fourth birth will be the moment when all of Palestine is liberated.” “Gaza has always been in my heart,” he sai...

Rumors had been circulating for days that Crown Prince Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani, 33, was being prepared to take over leadership of the Gulf emirate

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The Qatari Emir Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa al-Thani is to announce he is ceding power to his son, Crown Prince Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani, reports say. Rumors had been circulating for days that Crown Prince Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani, 33, was being prepared to take over leadership of the Gulf emirate. The Qatar-based al-Jazeera television station reported that Sheikh Hamad told a meeting of the “...

Sheikha Al-Mayassa bint Hamad bin Khalifa Al-Thani came top of contemporary art magazine ArtReview's annual Power 100 due to "her organization’s vast purchasing power"

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Sheikha Al-Mayassa – head of the Qatar Museums Authority (QMA) – has been named the most powerful figure in the art world. Sheikha Al-Mayassa bint Hamad bin Khalifa Al-Thani came top of contemporary art magazine ArtReview‘s annual Power 100 due to “her organization’s vast purchasing power”. She first appeared on the Power 100 in 2011 at number 90, rising to number 11...

Moaz al-Khatib has been chosen at a meeting in Qatar to head a new coalition to oppose Bashar al-Assad's government

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Moaz al-Khatib, a leading Damascus cleric who fled Syria, has been chosen at a meeting in Qatar to head a new coalition to oppose President Bashar al-Assad’s government. Cleric Moaz al-Khatib, former Sunni Muslim imam of the Umayyad mosque in Damascus, is seen as a moderate. Earlier, Syrian opposition groups agreed a deal to bring together their disparate factions. The fractious opposition...

UN climate talks in Doha, Qatar, have closed with a historic shift in principle but few genuine cuts in greenhouse gases

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...,4,5C rise in global temperatures, even though we agreed to keep the global average temperature rise of 1.5C to ensure survival of all islands,” he said. “There is no new finance (for adapting to climate change and getting clean energy) – only promises that something might materialize in the future. Those who are obstructive need to talk not about how their people will live, but...

NATO has handed over security for the whole of Afghanistan for the first time since the Taliban were ousted in 2001

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...ing it a puppet of the US. But the Afghan president said on Tuesday he is sending representatives to Qatar to discuss peace talks with the movement. Hamid Karzai has been outspoken about his upset at previous US and Qatari efforts to kick-start the peace process without properly consulting his government. There is also concern within the presidential palace that the Taliban will use the political...

Syrian rebels say they have launched a major offensive to capture key airbase at Taftanaz

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Syrian rebels say they have launched a major offensive to capture key airbase at Taftanaz, in the north of the country. Video posted on the internet showed fighters attacking the Taftanaz base in an attempt to control a strategic zone between Syria’s two biggest cities, Aleppo and Damascus. The attack comes a day before a crucial opposition meeting in Doha, Qatar. It also follows the appare...

FAA has ordered a review of the 787 Dreamliner plane after a series of incidents put a question mark over the safety of Boeing's flagship plane

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...ut a question mark over the safety of Boeing’s flagship plane The Boeing 787 Dreamliner is one of the most advanced aero planes ever created. Much of it is made from very strong, light carbon-fibre composite material. However, a spate of technical issues has hurt its image. On Friday, two new problems were found, adding to Boeing’s woes. On Friday, All Nippon Airways reported a crack...

The Israeli military and militants in Gaza are continuing to trade fire, with the round of violence that has followed Israel's killing of Hamas's military chief showing no sign of abating

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...chief showing no sign of abating. Israel hit 200 sites overnight, including PM Ismail Haniya’s office. Gaza militants fired dozens of rockets into Israel, including one at the city of Tel Aviv that was intercepted. Meanwhile, Hamas leader Khaled Meshaal will hold talks with leaders of Egypt, Qatar and Turkey on Saturday. The talks will take place in Cairo, which has also been hosting an emer...

Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Qatar and Kuwait have urged their citizens to leave Lebanon amid signs that the conflict in Syria is spilling over into its western neighbor

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...or a regime that kills its own people. Correspondents say the move further isolates President Bashar al-Assad after the Arab League suspended Syria last November. Lebanese citizens were further caught up in the Syrian crisis on Wednesday when warplanes struck the town of Azaz north of Aleppo, reportedly killing 30 people. Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Qatar and Kuwait have urged their citizens to leave...

Syrian diplomats’ defection comes amid intensifying clashes in the key city of Aleppo

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Two more senior Syrian diplomats have defected amid mounting pressure on the regime of President Bashar al-Assad, the US has confirmed. Syria’s representatives in the United Arab Emirates and Cyprus – who are husband and wife – are reported to have fled to Qatar. It comes amid intensifying clashes in the key city of Aleppo, where troops are trying to halt a rebel advance. UN mem...

Sarah Attar from Saudi Arabia will compete in the 800 m at London Olympics

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...eally make some big strides for women over there to get more involved in sport.” The inclusion of the Saudi women means that, for the first time in the history of the Games, there will be a female entrant from every competing nation. Female athletes from Qatar and Brunei are also due to attend for the first time. Brunei’s Maziah Mahusin will complete in the athletics, while Qatar has e...

Colin and Livia Firth appeared as a single entry at number six on the Vanity Fair International Best Dressed List

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The Vanity Fair International Best Dressed List in full: 1. Duchess of Cambridge, wife of Prince William, British style icon 2. Jessica Chastain, U.S. actress, star of The Help and Coriolanus 3. Bill Cunningham, 83, New York Times street style photographer 4. Léa Seydoux, French actress and model, appeared in Woody Allen’s Midnight in Paris 5. Jay-Z, aka Shawn Corey Carter, rapper, songwrit...

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...country, in a peaceful protest that showed staggering bravery. Their bravery is our lesson, the gift of the Syrian people to the rest of us. Because in their spirit, in their courage to face the worst darkness our world has to offer, a new world is being born. And in that new world, the Syrian people are not alone. Millions of us from every nation have stood with them time and time again, right fr...

At least 20 security guards died when gunmen stormed the Abu Ghraib and Taji jails near Baghdad

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Al-Qaeda has claimed two mass jailbreaks in Iraq, which freed hundreds of prisoners including senior leaders of the Islamist militant group. In an online statement, al-Qaeda said Sunday’s attack was the final one in a campaign aimed at freeing inmates. At least 20 security guards died when gunmen stormed the Abu Ghraib and Taji jails near Baghdad. Abu Ghraib gained global notoriety in 2004...

A global travel alert has been issued by the US state department because of fears of an unspecified al-Qaeda attack

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...rotesters. The US diplomatic missions to be closed on Sunday are in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates; Algiers, Algeria; Amman, Jordan; Baghdad, Iraq; Cairo, Egypt; Dhahran, Saudi Arabia; Djibouti, Djibouti; Dhaka, Bangladesh; Doha, Qatar; Dubai, United Arab Emirates; Erbil, Iraq; Jeddah, Saudi Arabia; Kabul, Afghanistan; Khartoum, Sudan; Kuwait City, Kuwait; Manama, Bahrain; Muscat, Oman; Nouakchot...