According to Times Online England: Saudi Arabia gives Israel clear skies to attack Iran’s nuclear facilities. Saudi Arabia has conducted tests to stand down its air defences to enable Israeli jets to make a bombing raid on Iran’s nuclear facilities, The Times can reveal. In the week that the UN Security Council imposed a new […]

The Tehran prosecutor confirmed on Tuesday the arrest of an Iran-based reporter working for Dubai TV, two days after he went missing, local media reported. “No one is missing … a person has been arrested and if the ministry of culture confirms that he had permission to work then he will be freed,” the Mehr […]

Qatar edges Iran in Doha

Magid Mohamed’s late goal sealed a sweet victory for Qatar against Iran in the Doha International Friendship Football Tournament on Monday. Iran came from 2-0 down to equalize the match but it conceded a late goal in the added time. In the match held at the Suhaim bin Hamad Stadium, Ali Afif and Magid Mohamed […]

Qatar’s new Islamic art museum, designed by famous American architect I.M. Pei, is the latest effort by this tiny, oil-rich nation to compete with rival Gulf countries for international attention and investment. Dubai and Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates also have spent billions during the last decade to transform themselves from small desert […]

Qatar Keen to Invest

Trade between Qatar and Iran increased by 49 percent to $114 million in 2007, as compared to $76 million in 2006 and $93 million in the year before, according to the latest statistics released by the Qatari Ministry of Business and Trade, ISNA wrote. The imports peaked at 70 percent in 2006 but fell to […]

The Islamic Republic of Iran and Qatar stressed expansion of industrial and economic ties. The issues was raised during a meeting between Iran’s Minister of Industry and Mines Ali Akbar Mehrabian and Qatar’s Commerce Minister Fahd bin Jasim al-Thani in Doha on Monday. At the meeting, Mehrabian noted the Iranian and Qatari leaders’ intention for […]

Prime Minister Datuk Seri Abdullah Ahmad Badawi today ended his two-day official trip to Qatar with a visit to the Islamic Arts Museum here. He and his wife Datin Seri Jeanne Abdullah accompanied by Foreign Minister Datuk Seri Utama Dr Rais Yatim and several Cabinet ministers spent about an hour at the museum. Abdullah showed […]