Qatar to plant thousands of trees to ‘beautify’ World Cup venues

Doha plans to grow 16,000 trees in vast nursey outside of capital before planting them around eight World Cup venues.

Israeli handball teams in Qatar spark furious outcry from locals

IMF chief encourages Arab countries to rein in spending

Barclays fined for fundraising from Qatar during financial crisis

UK presses fraud charges against Barclays over Qatar loan

Increasingly vulnerable Qatar splashes money on defence

Egypt imposes $22 million fine on Qatar's BeIN Sports, CEO

Egypt slaps hefty fine on Qatar's BeIN Sports

Avoiding the pitfalls of social engineering in the Middle East

Saudi football teams to play away in Qatar despite travel ban

HSBC side-steps high-profile Qatar deals in Gulf gauntlet

Qatar supports Turkey’s offensive against Kurds

UAE to lodge complaint over Qatar flight 'interception'

Arab FMs to convene to discuss Trump’s Jerusalem move

Support from the public in the Gulf but official silence about Iran demonstrations

Arab League plans to persuade UN to recognise Palestine

Qatar allows full ownership for foreign investors

Qatar’s two state-owned firms merge

Saudi, UAE introduce VAT

Israelis seek compensation after Saudi chess snub

Gulf states follow US interest rate rise

Erdogan urges world to recognise Jerusalem as Palestinian capital

US opinion views Muslims and Arabs more favourably but political affiliation makes a difference

GCC at a critical juncture

Qatar to acquire 24 Typhoon fighters from UK

Protests sweep Muslim world over Jerusalem

Qatar agrees to buy fighter jets from France amid Gulf crisis

Qatar wants to resolve Guft rift, but not at expense of dignity

World condemns Trump Jerusalem announcement

Hamas leaders calls for new Palestinian uprising against Israel

Trump to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital

Uncertainty hangs over crisis-hit GCC summit

Saudi, UAE form new military, economic committee

Saudi, Qatari FMs attend summit despite spat

Is lack of economic freedom holding the Arab world back?

More testimony alleging bribery over Qatar’s World Cup bid at New York trial

Qatar crisis likely to alter GCC defence cooperation strategies

Kuwait invites Qatar to GCC summit

UAE hopeful of OPEC deal on extending production cap

Qatar facing renewed FIFA corruption allegations


Qatar stadium designed by Zaha Hadid to be complete in 2018

40,000 capacity, $575 million World Cup stadium designed by renowned Iraqi-British architect set to be finished ‘by end of year’.

Louvre Abu Dhabi replaces map excluding Qatar

Museum says map omitting Gulf rival Qatar, aimed at placing exhibits in their geographical context, was ‘oversight’.

Arab craft glitters through generations in Columbia

Arab tradition of crafting fine jewellery taught to Spaniards which took it to isolated Mompox where generations of goldsmiths maintain ancient method.

Urgent action needed for water sustainability in MENA

More than 60% of Middle East and North African region’s population lives in areas with high or very high water stress.

Qatari woman breaks new ground as jockey

Female jockey Subaiey gallops into male-dominated world, defying expectation, tradition to pursue her dream of racing horses.

North African designers shine at the London Arabia Art and Fashion Week

Festival organiser Omar Bdour says he is proud to showcase Arab culture, heritage alongside British talents.

Ramadan TV drama on ISIS stirs mixed reactions

'The series does a wonderful job of revealing life inside ISIS recruitment camps,' says Egyptian cinema critic Tarek el-Shenawy.

I AM, an exhibition by Arab women artists

After Amman, the I AM exhibition is to travel to London and Washington.

‘A Small Death’ by Saudi writer Mohamed Hasan Alwan wins IPAF Prize

Saudi novelist wins Arabic fiction award for tale of Sufi scholar's journey from 12th century Muslim Spain to Damascus broadening his view of human spirit.

Book Review: The Muslim world’s ‘struggle between faith and reason’

For centuries, Ottoman authorities threatened to execute anyone who published books.

Halla Walla: First Arab-inspired emojis app

Based in UAE, Bahraini Yasmine Rasool, 31, Japanese Eriko Varkey, 30, decide digital world needs emojis with Arab twist.