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# qatar - Monday 24 September, 2012

SARS-like virus detected in Qatari national
# Qatar
# Qatar

SARS-like virus detected in Qatari national

Sep 24th 2012, 11:43 AM 3,868 Views 4 Comments

The 49-year-old man became ill in early September, having travelled to Saudi Arabia. He is now after being transferred to a London hospital.

# qatar - Sunday 26 August, 2012

FIFA to re-examine 2018 and 2022 World Cup winning bids
# Investigation
From The42
# Investigation

FIFA to re-examine 2018 and 2022 World Cup winning bids

Aug 26th 2012, 6:33 PM 2,375 Views 1 Comment

Germany’s successful 2006 World Cup bid will also be reassessed.

# qatar - Tuesday 14 August, 2012

Syria: Defected premier says regime is 'near collapse'
# Syria
# Syria

Syria: Defected premier says regime is 'near collapse'

Aug 14th 2012, 1:08 PM 2,524 Views 30 Comments

Riad Hijab, highest-ranking political figure to defect from the government, said he felt “pain in his soul” over the regime’s shelling and other attacks on rebel strongholds.

# qatar - Monday 23 July, 2012

Syria: Government troops fight back against rebels in Damascus
# Syria
# Syria

Syria: Government troops fight back against rebels in Damascus

Jul 23rd 2012, 9:18 AM 1,174 Views 5 Comments

The move is an attempt to take over rebel-held areas in Damascus and Aleppo, two of the biggest cities in the country.

# qatar - Saturday 23 June, 2012

Marilyn Monroe curves and a massive sun screen: world’s best skyscrapers (pics)
# Heights
# Heights

Marilyn Monroe curves and a massive sun screen: world’s best skyscrapers (pics)

Jun 23rd 2012, 8:15 AM 7,894 Views 4 Comments

Don’t look down! Tall buildings in Australia, Italy and Qatar are among the winners…

# qatar - Sunday 3 June, 2012

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads
# Sitdown Sunday
From The Daily Edge
# Sitdown Sunday

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

Jun 3rd 2012, 11:00 AM 73 Views 0 Comments

The very best of the week’s writing from around the web…

# qatar - Tuesday 29 May, 2012

Qatar launches investigation into fatal mall fire
# Qatar
# Qatar

Qatar launches investigation into fatal mall fire

May 29th 2012, 8:40 PM 2,389 Views 1 Comment

Thirteen children and six adults, including two firefighters, were killed in yesterday’s blaze.

# qatar - Monday 28 May, 2012

13 children dead in Qatar shopping mall fire
# Qatar
# Qatar

13 children dead in Qatar shopping mall fire

May 28th 2012, 6:53 PM 3,837 Views 4 Comments

Nineteen people were killed in the blaze earlier today, and another 17 were injured.

# qatar - Sunday 13 May, 2012

Confirmed: Raul signs for Qatari club Al Sadd
# Pastures New
From The42
# Pastures New

Confirmed: Raul signs for Qatari club Al Sadd

May 13th 2012, 2:12 PM 343 Views 1 Comment

The move comes after the Spaniard left Schalke on a free transfer.

# qatar - Monday 19 March, 2012

Hopes for Saudi Arabia's female athletes after Olympic talks progress
# London 2012
From The42
# London 2012

Hopes for Saudi Arabia's female athletes after Olympic talks progress

Mar 19th 2012, 11:41 AM 2,267 Views 3 Comments

Saudi Arabia is one of three countries that has never included women in its Olympic teams, along with Qatar and Brunei.

# qatar - Wednesday 14 March, 2012

But... why? Qatar questions need for alcohol at 2022 World Cup stadiums
# Last Orders
From The42
# Last Orders

But... why? Qatar questions need for alcohol at 2022 World Cup stadiums

Mar 14th 2012, 12:20 PM 586 Views 0 Comments

“I don’t see the reason for it being in the stadium,” a tournament organiser said this morning.

# qatar - Saturday 10 March, 2012

Syria forces in new assault as diplomatic talks break down
# Syria
# Syria

Syria forces in new assault as diplomatic talks break down

Mar 10th 2012, 7:00 PM 2,410 Views 7 Comments

Kofi Annan and President Assad’s meeting came to a deadlock in the capital city.

# qatar - Thursday 1 March, 2012

FIFA to investigate Bahrain's 10-0 World Cup win
# Probe
From The42
# Probe

FIFA to investigate Bahrain's 10-0 World Cup win

Mar 1st 2012, 10:30 PM 744 Views 4 Comments

Bahrain’s win raised suspicions because it needed to make up a nine-goal deficit on rival Qatar in the group standings to have a chance of advancing to the next round.

# qatar - Thursday 16 February, 2012

Monti: Italy cannot afford to be Olympic host
# Olympic Games
# Olympic Games

Monti: Italy cannot afford to be Olympic host

Feb 16th 2012, 8:07 AM 3,508 Views 6 Comments

The Italian PM has pulled the plug on the country’s 2020 Olympic Games bid.

# qatar - Sunday 5 February, 2012

'I played lovely all week' - Paul Lawrie wins Qatar Masters
# East Is East
From The42
# East Is East

'I played lovely all week' - Paul Lawrie wins Qatar Masters

Feb 5th 2012, 5:42 PM 294 Views 0 Comments

It’s Lawrie’s second victory in a year — he also won the Andalucian Open last March — after a nine-year drought.

# qatar - Wednesday 14 December, 2011

Artist creates incredible display of daytime fireworks
# Fireworks
From The Daily Edge
# Fireworks

Artist creates incredible display of daytime fireworks

Dec 14th 2011, 11:34 AM 466 Views 0 Comments

Onlookers were amazed by a daytime fireworks display created by Chinese artist Cai Guo-Qiang, who controlled the explosions using a computer.

# qatar - Friday 2 December, 2011

Platini backs winter World Cup in Qatar
# Show Of Support
From The42
# Show Of Support

Platini backs winter World Cup in Qatar

Dec 2nd 2011, 4:20 PM 232 Views 0 Comments

The UEFA President has suggested he would be willing to postpone all the club competitions if the tournament is moved to an alternative time period.

# qatar - Sunday 13 November, 2011

Syria calls for Arab summit on deepening unrest
# Syria
# Syria

Syria calls for Arab summit on deepening unrest

Nov 13th 2011, 12:53 PM 166 Views 2 Comments

Saturday’s raids on the Saudi and Qatari raids have been condemned while thousands of pro-regime supporters take to the streets.

# qatar - Wednesday 7 September, 2011

A tribute to Rob Earnshaw: five of the worst misses of all-time
# Fail
From The42
# Fail

A tribute to Rob Earnshaw: five of the worst misses of all-time

Sep 7th 2011, 12:41 PM 835 Views 3 Comments

Robert Earnshaw whiffed an absolute sitter against England last night, but he doesn’t even come close to cracking our countdown.

# qatar - Thursday 1 September, 2011

Rugby World Cup set for Antartica broadcast
# Countdown
From The42
# Countdown

Rugby World Cup set for Antartica broadcast

Sep 1st 2011, 11:18 AM 182 Views 0 Comments

The continent will be one of over 200 territories showing the tournament.

# qatar - Thursday 7 July, 2011

Game of thirds: FIFA consider three-period games for 2022 World Cup
# Hot Stuff
From The42
# Hot Stuff

Game of thirds: FIFA consider three-period games for 2022 World Cup

Jul 7th 2011, 11:37 AM 200 Views 1 Comment

Michael Beavon says that the organisation will implement the new rule if players are under “extreme risk of injury”.

# qatar - Tuesday 7 June, 2011

The Empire Strikes Back: The latest developments in the Fifa corruption saga
# Crisis? What Crisis?
From The42
# Crisis? What Crisis?

The Empire Strikes Back: The latest developments in the Fifa corruption saga

Jun 7th 2011, 4:56 PM 195 Views 0 Comments

What the hell is happening in the dark heart of football’s governing body since last week’s high-profile election fiasco? Quite a lot.

Libyan woman who claims she was raped by Gaddafi's troops arrives in Romania
# Libya
# Libya

Libyan woman who claims she was raped by Gaddafi's troops arrives in Romania

Jun 7th 2011, 2:14 PM 426 Views 0 Comments

A Libyan woman who burst into a Tripoli hotel holding foreign journalists in March, claiming she had been gang raped by Muammar Gaddafi’s troops, has been brought to a UN refugee camp in Europe.

# qatar - Tuesday 31 May, 2011

The Morning Score: Tuesday
# Early Doors
From The42
# Early Doors

The Morning Score: Tuesday

May 31st 2011, 7:55 AM 69 Views 0 Comments

Sepp Blatter faces the press and asks ‘crisis? what crisis’ while Irish preparation continue for the trip to Skopje.

# qatar - Monday 30 May, 2011

The Daily Fix: Monday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Monday

May 30th 2011, 8:03 PM 603 Views 0 Comments

Catch up on the day’s news, including: Zuma arrives in Libya for mediation; Prison Inspector criticises investigations into prisoner deaths; and what really happens when you don’t pay your TV licence…

# qatar - Sunday 29 May, 2011

Qatar's Bin Hammam withdraws FIFA presidency bid
# FIFA
From The42
# FIFA

Qatar's Bin Hammam withdraws FIFA presidency bid

May 29th 2011, 10:08 AM 198 Views 0 Comments

Bin Hammam is due to appear before a FIFA ethics committee today, as is FIFA presidential incumbent Sepp Blatter.

# qatar - Wednesday 11 May, 2011

Shatter confirms details of Ireland's first visa waiver scheme
# Tourism
# Tourism

Shatter confirms details of Ireland's first visa waiver scheme

May 11th 2011, 6:54 PM 1,832 Views 0 Comments

Justice minister Alan Shatter announces the 14 countries to which the visa waiver will apply from July 1.

# qatar - Wednesday 30 March, 2011

Qatar offers to sell Libyan rebels' oil
# Oil
# Oil

Qatar offers to sell Libyan rebels' oil

Mar 30th 2011, 9:08 AM 369 Views 0 Comments

Libyan rebels have gained a valuable ally in Qatar, the first Arab nation to recognise the opposition council.

# qatar - Thursday 24 March, 2011

Qatari engineers working on portable "cloud" to cool World Cup stadiums
# Blue Sky Thinking
From The42
# Blue Sky Thinking

Qatari engineers working on portable "cloud" to cool World Cup stadiums

Mar 24th 2011, 12:45 PM 349 Views 0 Comments

The 2022 World Cup hosts are working on ways to combat the crippling heat – here’s the latest idea.

# qatar - Monday 13 December, 2010

FIFA president's "joke" to gay fans: avoid sex in Qatar
# Qatar 2022
# Qatar 2022

FIFA president's "joke" to gay fans: avoid sex in Qatar

Dec 13th 2010, 5:00 PM 2,085 Views 0 Comments

Sepp Blatter says fans should refrain from sexual activity – but that Qatar’s anti-gay laws will not impact on the World Cup.

# qatar - Saturday 4 December, 2010

There may be trouble ahead: World Cup host choices bring plenty of challenges
# Political Football
From The42
# Political Football

There may be trouble ahead: World Cup host choices bring plenty of challenges

Dec 4th 2010, 5:07 PM 182 Views 0 Comments

Emmet Ryan explains what we can expect after this week’s controversial decisions in Zurich.

# qatar - Thursday 2 December, 2010

World Cup decision: the Twitter reaction
# FIFA World Cup
From The42
# FIFA World Cup

World Cup decision: the Twitter reaction

Dec 2nd 2010, 4:53 PM 361 Views 0 Comments

The decision to award the tournaments to Russia and Qatar has set a million keyboards tapping.

Maybe this is why Qatar won: five incredible stadiums
# Stadium Porn
From The42
# Stadium Porn

Maybe this is why Qatar won: five incredible stadiums

Dec 2nd 2010, 4:15 PM 1,663 Views 0 Comments

OK, so it might be 50°C there all day, every day. But just look at where the matches will be!

Heartbreak for England as Russia wins 2018 World Cup
# World Cup
From The42
# World Cup

Heartbreak for England as Russia wins 2018 World Cup

Dec 2nd 2010, 3:54 PM 340 Views 0 Comments

Football isn’t coming home – Russia gets football’s biggest tournament in 2018, and Qatar will host it in 2022.

# qatar - Thursday 18 November, 2010

'Bryan Robson never used to cry' - Alex Ferguson reflects on the modern game
# Shop Talk
From The42
# Shop Talk

'Bryan Robson never used to cry' - Alex Ferguson reflects on the modern game

Nov 18th 2010, 4:31 PM 934 Views 0 Comments

Look who the Manchester United manager relaxed with at the Argentina versus Brazil game.

# qatar - Tuesday 21 September, 2010

Workforce gears up for possible Arc ride with win at Sandown
# Longchamp
From The42
# Longchamp

Workforce gears up for possible Arc ride with win at Sandown

Sep 21st 2010, 1:01 PM 56 Views 0 Comments

Derby winner won at Sandown and could now race in Dubai.

# qatar - Thursday 16 September, 2010

Filipino woman admits she left newborn on plane
# Philippines
# Philippines

Filipino woman admits she left newborn on plane

Sep 16th 2010, 3:48 PM 3,156 Views 2 Comments

A Filipino woman says that she abandoned her baby in a bin after giving birth in an airplane bathroom.