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James Dorsey, Senior Fellow at S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies, discusses whether corruption and labor abuse claims could cost Qatar hosting rights for the 2022 World Cup.
Khalid Al Khater, Director, Department of Research and Monetary Policy at Qatar Central Bank, outlines how the government has taken steps to contain overheating in its economy.
R. Seetharaman, CEO of Doha Bank, says Qatar has a history of financial stability with solid underlying economic fundamentals, and discusses the World Cup corruption allegations.
Kevin Carpenter, sports lawyer at Hill Dickinson, discusses the latest corruption allegations regarding Qatar's 2022 World Cup bid and the different options available to FIFA.
Mel Goldberg, solicitor at Mel Goldberg Law, discusses the Qatar 2022 World Cup and the FIFA investigation into corruption allegations.
Jonathan Taylor, U.K. partner at Bird & Bird, talks about the investigation into the corruption allegations surrounding the 2022 World Cup bidding process.
Qatar Airways will be expecting its first Airbus A350 delivery this year. CNBC's Sri Jegarajah speaks to CEO Akbar Al Baker on the airline's fleet expansion plans.
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.