AJ Contrast wins One World Media Award | Al Jazeera News

Al Jazeera Digital’s innovation studio site highlights challenges women with disabilities face in navigating megacities. Al Jazeera’s immersive storytelling and media innovation studio, AJ Contrast, has won a top prize at the One World Media Awards in London. One World jurors conferred the win in the Digital Media category for AJ Contrast’s interactive site, Inaccessible … Read more

Egypt’s el-Sisi and Qatar’s emir hold talks during Cairo visit | News

Talks between the two leaders focused on ties between Qatar and Egypt, as well as regional and global topics. President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi of Egypt has held talks with Qatar’s emir, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, who is visiting Cairo for the first time in years. The talks on Saturday focused on ties between … Read more

Qatar’s Emir in Cairo for talks with Egypt’s president | Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani News

Sheikh Tamim’s visit comes less than two months after his government announced it would invest $5bn in Egypt, another lifeline to the country’s economy. Qatar’s emir arrived in Cairo for talks with Egypt’s president, his first visit to the country following years of frayed ties and a boycott of Doha. With Qatari and Egyptian flags … Read more

If you want to drink or get laid at the World Cup, this is not your year

Don’t even think about having a good time, creep.photo: Getty Images Qatar has gone the way of Catholic parents before prom, enacting a ban on sex for the biggest party the city has ever thrown in the 2022 World Cup. If the lethal heat, deadlier working conditions, strict rules concerning alcohol, and summer-ruining schedule change … Read more

Qatari emir and Elon Musk speak on day 2 of Qatar Economic Forum | Economy News

The Qatari Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani and businessman Elon Musk were among the speakers on the second day of the Qatar Economic Forum, as a global economic recovery after the COVID-19 pandemic and rising challenges such as food insecurity and the need for energy diversification were high on the agenda. “Supporting the … Read more

Airbus CEO says in discussion with Qatar Airways on A350 dispute | Aviation News

The two sides are engaged in a legal battle over the airworthiness of Europe’s newest long-haul jet. Airbus is in discussions with Qatar Airways to try to resolve a bitter legal and safety dispute over the A350 passenger jet, according to the planemaker’s chief executive. “There’s progress in the sense that we are communicating; we … Read more

Qatar Airways posts record $1.5bn profits before World Cup | Business and Economy News

One of the Middle East’s largest carriers, Qatar Airways carried 18.5 million passengers during 2021-22, a more than 200 percent jump from the previous fiscal year. Qatar Airways, one of the Middle East’s largest air carriers, announced its profits during the past fiscal year topped $1.5bn, marking the highest-ever earnings for the state-owned company as … Read more

Costa Rica fans eye Qatar return after securing World Cup spot | World Cup News

The Central American team beat New Zealand 1-0 on Tuesday evening to secure the last remaining berth for the World Cup. Doha, Qatar – Costa Rica fans heavily outnumbered their New Zealand counterparts at the Ahmad Bin Ai Stadium in Qatar on Tuesday evening. While the players failed to put on their best show in … Read more

Costa Rica edge past New Zealand to seal World Cup 2022 spot | Qatar 2022 News

An early goal by Campbell remained the difference at the full-time whistle as Costa Rica reached their third straight World Cup. Doha, Qatar – A third-strike by Joel Campbell helped Costa Rica beat New Zealand in the qualifying playoff and reach their third successive World Cup. The former Arsenal striker ran past two defenders to … Read more

Heartbreak for Peru as ‘ecstatic’ Australia qualify for World Cup | Qatar 2022 News

Doha, Qatar – Peru’s football fans were left in tears after their team missed out on World Cup 2022 qualification following a 5-4 loss on penalty kicks to Australia. Substitute goalkeeper Andrew Redmayne saved the final penalty from Alex Valera to send Peru packing, much to the disappointment of the vocal 10,000-strong support in the … Read more