Of its 250,000 Palestinians, scarcely 18,000 now remain; up to 1,500 are dead, many of them due to hunger
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Wednesday 09 March 2011
Tuesday 01 March 2011
Qatar, the gas-rich emirate that boasts holdings in Barclays and the Sainsbury's supermarket chain, is looking into buying a stake in Glencore, the Swiss commodities trader currently briefing City analysts ahead of a possible stock market listing later this year.
Monday 21 February 2011
Saturday 05 February 2011
Lee Westwood crashed out of the Commercialbank Qatar Masters in Doha yesterday as a player ranked 477 places below him became the shock leader.
Saturday 29 January 2011
A fight is looming between rich and poor countries over the value of the dollar and other key currencies, as governments use monetary tricks to boost their national recovery at the expense of other nations, political and business leaders warned today.
Sunday 09 January 2011
Sunday 02 January 2011
Wednesday 29 December 2010
In a now legendary 1980 BBC radio broadcast about modern art, the cultural historian Robert Hughes coined a brilliant phrase – “the shock of the new” – to describe the artforms that began to erupt from Europe and Russia at the end of the 19th century.
Friday 24 December 2010
Wednesday 08 December 2010
Thursday 02 December 2010
Summer temperatures which can soar to above 50 degrees Celsius and a concern about lack of infrastructure did not deter Fifa from awarding the 2022 World Cup to the tiny Gulf state of Qatar.
Friday 19 November 2010
Thursday 18 November 2010
Chelsea were last night seeking an explanation from Brazil as to why Alex was named as a substitute for the international against Argentina in Doha despite both the club's doctor and his counterpart with the national team insisting the defender requires surgery on a knee injury.
Friday 12 November 2010
The three Pakistan players facing spot-fixing charges will have their hearings in front of an International Cricket Council Anti-Corruption Tribunal in January.
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