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# qatar - Sunday 30 April, 2017

Qatar will execute a man who killed a British teacher and burned her body in the desert
# Lauren Patterson
# Lauren Patterson

Qatar will execute a man who killed a British teacher and burned her body in the desert

Apr 30th 2017, 3:25 PM 40,353 Views 23 Comments

The death penalty is rarely used in Qatar.

# qatar - Friday 21 April, 2017

26 members of hunting party kidnapped in Iraq in 2015 freed
# Qatar
# Qatar

26 members of hunting party kidnapped in Iraq in 2015 freed

Apr 21st 2017, 10:58 PM 16,609 Views 19 Comments

The party is believed to have included members of the Qatari royal family.

# qatar - Wednesday 19 April, 2017

Dublin is getting a new air route - and a new way to fly to Australia
# Doha Little Dance
# Doha Little Dance

Dublin is getting a new air route - and a new way to fly to Australia

Apr 19th 2017, 8:26 AM 63,202 Views 73 Comments

It will also be Qatar Airways’ first Irish route.

# qatar - Friday 20 January, 2017

British man dies while working on World Cup stadium in Qatar
# Khalifa Stadium
# Khalifa Stadium

British man dies while working on World Cup stadium in Qatar

Jan 20th 2017, 12:52 PM 17,097 Views 31 Comments

The man’s family have been informed. The cause of death has not yet been released.

# qatar - Monday 28 November, 2016

Qatar Airways to launch Dublin to Doha route
# Up Up And Away
# Up Up And Away

Qatar Airways to launch Dublin to Doha route

Nov 28th 2016, 9:40 PM 17,794 Views 32 Comments

The flights will begin in 2017 or 2018.

# qatar - Tuesday 22 November, 2016

Two Qatari women robbed of valuables worth €5 million in Paris motorway heist
# Hold-up Hotspot
# Hold-up Hotspot

Two Qatari women robbed of valuables worth €5 million in Paris motorway heist

Nov 22nd 2016, 11:55 AM 19,288 Views 47 Comments

Masked men sprayed the women, who are in their sixties, with tear gas before stealing “everything in the vehicle”.

# qatar - Wednesday 9 November, 2016

No alcohol in streets, public places at World Cup - Qatar
# Ban
From The42
# Ban

No alcohol in streets, public places at World Cup - Qatar

Nov 9th 2016, 10:33 AM 8,421 Views 25 Comments

The comments by Hassan Al-Thawadi will further alarm football traditionalists.

# qatar - Saturday 1 October, 2016

Paris five-star hotel cleaner awarded €57,000 after being "molested" by Qatari guest
# Hyatt Paris-vendome
# Hyatt Paris-vendome

Paris five-star hotel cleaner awarded €57,000 after being "molested" by Qatari guest

Oct 1st 2016, 7:49 AM 40,064 Views 32 Comments

The incident happened in 2010 and involved a member of the entourage of a Qatari prince.

# qatar - Monday 13 June, 2016

Dutch woman convicted of adultery after reporting rape in Qatar
# Adultery
# Adultery

Dutch woman convicted of adultery after reporting rape in Qatar

Jun 13th 2016, 11:59 AM 33,778 Views 96 Comments

The male defendant in the case was sentenced to 140 lashes, but he will not serve any jail time.

# qatar - Saturday 11 June, 2016

Dutch woman held in Qatar after making rape complaint
# Human Rights
# Human Rights

Dutch woman held in Qatar after making rape complaint

Jun 11th 2016, 2:57 PM 76,028 Views 106 Comments

The 22-year-old says she was drugged and raped but she is being held on suspicion of adultery.

# qatar - Monday 11 April, 2016

The latest on the inter-county future of Donegal's Qatar-based goalkeeper
# Man Abroad
From The42
# Man Abroad

The latest on the inter-county future of Donegal's Qatar-based goalkeeper

Apr 11th 2016, 12:05 AM 12,663 Views 4 Comments

Paul Durcan has not played for Donegal since last year’s All-Ireland quarter-final.

# qatar - Thursday 31 March, 2016

Filthy rooms, withheld pay, confiscated passports: claims of abuse at Qatar World Cup site
# World Cup Workers
# World Cup Workers

Filthy rooms, withheld pay, confiscated passports: claims of abuse at Qatar World Cup site

Mar 31st 2016, 8:57 AM 21,266 Views 53 Comments

A new Amnesty report accuses the Gulf state of exploiting workers as it prepares for the 2022 tournament.

# qatar - Friday 22 January, 2016

Snow White book banned from Qatar school over 'sexual innuendo'
# Brothers Grimm
# Brothers Grimm

Snow White book banned from Qatar school over 'sexual innuendo'

Jan 22nd 2016, 6:10 AM 23,176 Views 73 Comments

A complaint came from the father of a pupil.

# qatar - Wednesday 25 November, 2015

Qatar is thinking about introducing 'family only' days at shopping centres
# Bachelor Ban
# Bachelor Ban

Qatar is thinking about introducing 'family only' days at shopping centres

Nov 25th 2015, 1:59 PM 19,589 Views 34 Comments

The proposal puts the spotlight back on how the country is treating its labour force ahead of the 2022 World Cup.

# qatar - Friday 9 October, 2015

Irish boxer Joe Ward moves a step closer to becoming a world champion
# Doha
From The42
# Doha

Irish boxer Joe Ward moves a step closer to becoming a world champion

Oct 9th 2015, 6:55 PM 5,954 Views 5 Comments

There was disappointment for Seán McComb, however.

# qatar - Tuesday 11 August, 2015

Donegal's Allstar goalkeeper set for move to Qatar putting inter county future in doubt
# Leaving On A Jet Plane
From The42
# Leaving On A Jet Plane

Donegal's Allstar goalkeeper set for move to Qatar putting inter county future in doubt

Aug 11th 2015, 1:05 PM 17,104 Views 20 Comments

Paul Durcan has been a key member of the Donegal side.

# qatar - Monday 29 June, 2015

Irish man and girlfriend killed in dune buggy accident in Qatar
# Accident
# Accident

Irish man and girlfriend killed in dune buggy accident in Qatar

Jun 29th 2015, 11:32 PM 83,972 Views 10 Comments

Tributes have been paid to Eamonn Morgan and his girlfriend Charlotte Sant.

# qatar - Sunday 7 June, 2015

Russia, Qatar face losing World Cups if bribery proven: FIFA official
# FIFA
From The42
# FIFA

Russia, Qatar face losing World Cups if bribery proven: FIFA official

Jun 7th 2015, 5:04 PM 4,330 Views 4 Comments

He stressed though that “this evidence has not been provided” so far.

# qatar - Saturday 6 June, 2015

Why did bribery and not human rights abuses get us talking about Fifa?
# Money Talks
# Money Talks

Why did bribery and not human rights abuses get us talking about Fifa?

Jun 6th 2015, 9:45 AM 9,728 Views 25 Comments

The working and living conditions of some migrant workers in Qatar have been widely denounced.

# qatar - Tuesday 2 June, 2015

Qatar isn't happy about claims of thousands dying on World Cup construction sites
# Construction
# Construction

Qatar isn't happy about claims of thousands dying on World Cup construction sites

Jun 2nd 2015, 8:36 PM 29,445 Views 30 Comments

The Washington Post estimated that as many as 4,000 workers will die by 2020.

# qatar - Thursday 28 May, 2015

Now's probably a good time to remind you of this epic takedown of Fifa
# Sharp
From The42
# Sharp

Now's probably a good time to remind you of this epic takedown of Fifa

May 28th 2015, 4:30 PM 6,426 Views 6 Comments

John Oliver touched on nearly every contemporary criticism of the organisation.

# qatar - Wednesday 27 May, 2015

Explainer: What on earth is going on at FIFA?
# FIFA
# FIFA

Explainer: What on earth is going on at FIFA?

May 27th 2015, 10:58 PM 38,019 Views 81 Comments

Nine of the association’s executives were taken into police custody this morning over corruption charges. We’ve been here before, but will this occasion be any different?

# qatar - Wednesday 20 May, 2015

Barcelona's longest-serving and most decorated player is off to Qatar
# Legend
From The42
# Legend

Barcelona's longest-serving and most decorated player is off to Qatar

May 20th 2015, 12:30 AM 8,608 Views 11 Comments

35-year-old Xavi Hernandez is set to join Al Sadd in the summer.

# qatar - Tuesday 5 May, 2015

Some of Sepp Blatter's biggest critics arrested in Qatar
# Controversy
From The42
# Controversy

Some of Sepp Blatter's biggest critics arrested in Qatar

May 5th 2015, 12:17 PM 6,351 Views 12 Comments

WDR claim officials erased data from the journalists’ electronic equipment.

# qatar - Tuesday 31 March, 2015

Is MLS a more likely destination for Xavi as he denies imminent Al Sadd deal?
# Landing Spot
From The42
# Landing Spot

Is MLS a more likely destination for Xavi as he denies imminent Al Sadd deal?

Mar 31st 2015, 8:08 PM 4,752 Views 2 Comments

The veteran midfielder has claimed that he only visited Qatar for personal reasons.

# qatar - Tuesday 24 February, 2015

It looks like the 2022 World Cup final will be played two days before Christmas
# Festive Final
From The42
# Festive Final

It looks like the 2022 World Cup final will be played two days before Christmas

Feb 24th 2015, 9:04 AM 16,252 Views 81 Comments

A 23 December final is on the cards for Qatar.

# qatar - Friday 19 December, 2014

Fifa to publish 'appropriate form' of Garcia report
# Political Football
From The42
# Political Football

Fifa to publish 'appropriate form' of Garcia report

Dec 19th 2014, 9:35 PM 2,566 Views 9 Comments

Whatever that means.

# qatar - Wednesday 19 November, 2014

Another twist as FBI protection offered to Qatar World Cup 2022 whistleblower
# WC 2022
From The42
# WC 2022

Another twist as FBI protection offered to Qatar World Cup 2022 whistleblower

Nov 19th 2014, 9:53 PM 17,539 Views 13 Comments

‘It has cost me emotionally — I know for a fact I will be looking over my shoulder for the rest of my life’.

# qatar - Saturday 15 November, 2014

House prices, Too Many Cooks, and Stephanie Roche: The week in numbers
# Prime Numbers
# Prime Numbers

House prices, Too Many Cooks, and Stephanie Roche: The week in numbers

Nov 15th 2014, 7:30 PM 12,022 Views 0 Comments

Plus: How many people should have had their fingerprints taken by gardaí over the past two years but didn’t?

# qatar - Thursday 13 November, 2014

Fifa report clears Qatar of any wrong-doing during 2022 World Cup bid process
# Not Guilty
From The42
# Not Guilty

Fifa report clears Qatar of any wrong-doing during 2022 World Cup bid process

Nov 13th 2014, 9:18 AM 6,359 Views 41 Comments

The English FA found to have ‘damaged the image of Fifa and the bidding process’.

# qatar - Wednesday 16 July, 2014

Here's why Qatar have scouted 3.5 million young footballers from around the world
# Sounds Like A Plan
From The42
# Sounds Like A Plan

Here's why Qatar have scouted 3.5 million young footballers from around the world

Jul 16th 2014, 3:53 PM 8,433 Views 8 Comments

It’s well funded and highly professional, with a space-age training facilities.

# qatar - Monday 16 June, 2014

Six-month-old Irish baby suffers "terrible injuries" in Qatar bedroom fire
# Qatar
# Qatar

Six-month-old Irish baby suffers "terrible injuries" in Qatar bedroom fire

Jun 16th 2014, 11:09 AM 23,764 Views 13 Comments

It is believed an air conditioning unit was the cause of the blaze that left Elizabeth Soffe with serious injuries.

# qatar - Friday 13 June, 2014

FIFA bans Beckenbauer over Qatar inquiry rejection
# Punishment
From The42
# Punishment

FIFA bans Beckenbauer over Qatar inquiry rejection

Jun 13th 2014, 6:01 PM 5,747 Views 1 Comment

An international spotlight has fallen on the investigation following allegations reported by the Sunday Times newspaper.

# qatar - Wednesday 11 June, 2014

How many new millionaires were created last year?
# Money Money Money
# Money Money Money

How many new millionaires were created last year?

Jun 11th 2014, 4:08 PM 13,781 Views 35 Comments

There’s a total of 13.7 million households with $1 million or more in the back pocket around the world at the moment.

# qatar - Sunday 8 June, 2014

Diego Maradona slams FIFA 'bribes'
# Anger
From The42
# Anger

Diego Maradona slams FIFA 'bribes'

Jun 8th 2014, 3:42 PM 4,395 Views 9 Comments

“Those behind them must be held accountable, especially in regards to the latest events related to awarding Qatar the 2022 World Cup,” he said.

# qatar - Tuesday 3 June, 2014

Michel Platini hits back at British media's corruption allegations
# Qatar
From The42
# Qatar

Michel Platini hits back at British media's corruption allegations

Jun 3rd 2014, 5:39 PM 3,803 Views 6 Comments

One report suggests the UEFA chief met a Qatar lobbyist in a ‘secret meeting’.

Concerns raised about some Irish businesses involved with Qatar World Cup
# Exploitation
# Exploitation

Concerns raised about some Irish businesses involved with Qatar World Cup

Jun 3rd 2014, 7:00 AM 17,615 Views 16 Comments

As fresh bribery allegations throw the spotlight back on to Qatar, an Irish human rights lawyer has warned that the country’s ‘kafala’ labour system is leading to the exploitation of migrant workers.

# qatar - Monday 2 June, 2014

Poll: Should Qatar be stripped of the right to host the 2022 World Cup?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should Qatar be stripped of the right to host the 2022 World Cup?

Jun 2nd 2014, 9:45 AM 27,621 Views 134 Comments

The bidding process and organisation of the tournament has been mired in controversy. So is it time to move it?

# qatar - Tuesday 18 March, 2014

Former FIFA boss paid millions by Qataris - report
# Allegation
From The42
# Allegation

Former FIFA boss paid millions by Qataris - report

Mar 18th 2014, 1:22 PM 3,603 Views 5 Comments

The Telegraph said a former vice-president of the organisation appeared to have been personally paid $1.2 million.

# qatar - Thursday 16 January, 2014

'You must be joking': Higgins criticises Taoiseach over Gulf visit
# Human Rights
# Human Rights

'You must be joking': Higgins criticises Taoiseach over Gulf visit

Jan 16th 2014, 5:53 PM 18,512 Views 85 Comments

Socialist Party TD Joe Higgins raised the issue of human rights during an Oireachtas committee meeting this evening.