Foreigners account for roughly 90 per cent of the 2.5 million people living in Qatar - many of them low-paid migrant workers
A spokesperson has confirmed organisers are 'actively researching the concept of supporters sleeping under the stars'
It first emerged that Saudi Arabia was looking to borrow money to shore up its public finances last week
Oil has lost more than 70 per cent of its value in 18 months
The tumbling oil price is taking its toll on the fund, which fell 6.5 cents to 93.5 cents
Five years ago, waves of popular protest began to spread, thrillingly, across the Arab world. Is anyone better off as a result? Patrick Cockburn reflects
Up to nine planes belonging to the royal family flew into Zurich between Christmas Day and Boxing Day
The Gulf state's cabinet decided to freeze its country wide healthcare scheme and instead rely on private insurance companies
Too little has been done. Qatar’s delays to labour reform are a recipe for a human rights disaster
The teenager has said he wants to study to become a scientist
It is alleged that Sheikh Hamad bin Jassim bin Jaber al-Thani falsely imprisoned a British citizen in 2009
The law will take its course, but the consequent vacuum of power in world football must be filled
French player arrived back from Qatar last week after being allegedly being stranded there for 17 months
Belounis has been stuck in Qatar after being refused an exit visa
As the design for the first of a series of new stadiums built for the Qatar hosted tournament is released, talk has moved on from the heat...
Fifa, international football’s governing body, must urgently address Qatar’s exploitation of migrant workers that has become “routine and widespread”, a new report warns.