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World Cup host Qatar has been downgraded to "extreme risk" for working conditions, following multiple deaths at its sporting construction sites.
Islamic bond issues could hit record levels this year, Fitch said on Thursday — the same day as Qatar launched a $3 billion issue of "sukuks".
Akbar Al Baker, CEO of Qatar Airways, explains that the group's financing does not come from the government but from its cash flow and its international lenders.
Mel Goldberg, senior partner at Mel Goldberg Law, discusses FIFA's investigation on corruption and bribery claims regarding Qatar's successful bid to host the World Cup in 2022.
Now that the U.S. has edged past Russia as the world's largest oil and gas producer, the drumbeat to export some of that oil bounty might get louder.
Dogged by allegations of corruption from the start, Qatar's successful bid to host the event is again under fire.
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The Emir of Qatar has formally announced he is to hand over power to his son, the Crown Prince Sheikh Tamim, 33. Yousef Gamal El-Din has more from Cairo.
The emir of Qatar, Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa al-Thani, 61, informed members of the ruling family on Monday of his decision to hand power to Crown Prince Sheikh Tamim, the Qatari-owned television channel Al Jazeera said.
Global index compiler MSCI has upgraded the United Arab Emirates and Qatar to Emerging Market status from Frontier Market, marking a new era for their capital flows.
Equity index provider MSCI on Tuesday lowered Greece to emerging market from developed market status, citing failure to qualify on several criteria for market accessibility.
Oil traders should not lose too much sleep worrying about what OPEC, often unpredictable and quarrelsome in the past, will do when it meets next week.
Spanish officials tell a dramatic turnaround story: from near-bankruptcy a year ago to model of budget austerity and reform now.There are just two things missing: jobs and growth.
Andrew Stevens, Group CEO at Commercial Bank, talks to CNBC about their plans to buy a 70.8 percent stake in Turkish lender, Alternatif Bank.
Rotana CEO Selim El-Zyr says the time has not come for Rotana to go public or to establish its brand in developed countries, as it should first focus on consolidating its regional leadership.
Raghavan Seetharaman, President & CEO of Doha Bank, talks about the company's recently-opened Sydney office - the first for a bank from the Gulf region.
Barclays said its finance director Chris Lucas and its top legal expert are to retire, adding to change at the top of the British bank as it struggles to put a series of scandals behind it.
U.S. safety regulators are nowhere near finishing an investigation into a battery fire on the Boeing 787 Dreamliner, a top official said on Thursday, raising the prospect of a prolonged grounding for the aircraft.
Qatar's billion-dollar spending spree in preparation for the 2022 World Cup is bringing fresh business to companies of most shapes and sizes. But the chief executive of Doha Bank is calling on the government to take a more active role to ensure "equal opportunity".
Al Jazeera said on Wednesday it will buy Current TV, the struggling cable channel founded by Al Gore and partners, in a move that will boost the Qatar-based broadcaster's footprint in the United States.