SHEIKHS in Distress: CRISIS in the PERSIAN GULF – VisualPolitik EN

War in Yemen, war in Syria, confrontation with Iran, a diplomatic crisis with Qatar and now, to top it off, the coronavirus crisis and the collapse in oil prices. The Persian Gulf countries have been living on the brink of a nervous breakdown for a few years. And yet these are some of the richest … Read more SHEIKHS in Distress: CRISIS in the PERSIAN GULF – VisualPolitik EN

Sergio Garcia wins the 2014 Qatar Masters | Tour Rewind

Sergio Garcia won the 2014 Qatar Masters kicking off a solid year for the Spaniard. Today we look back at extended highlights of the week in this #TourRewind. ► SUBSCRIBE: http://et.golf/Subscribe Welcome to the Official YouTube channel of the European Tour. Every week you can find extended tournament highlights and individual player highlights from the … Read more Sergio Garcia wins the 2014 Qatar Masters | Tour Rewind

The Lir Jet rockets to Norfolk Stakes glory | Royal Ascot 2020

The Lir Jet backed up his scintillating debut when collaring American raider Golden Pal in the final strides of the Norfolk Stakes. Michael Bell’s juvenile broke the all-age track record on his debut at Yarmouth and was subsequently bought by Qatar Racing ——————- Enjoy the best of Sky Sports Racing on the free and award-winning … Read more The Lir Jet rockets to Norfolk Stakes glory | Royal Ascot 2020

Saudi state behind beoutQ piracy TV operation: WTO ruling

Saudi Arabia has actively promoted and supported the beoutQ pirate TV operation and has breached its obligations under international law to protect intellectual property rights, the World Trade Organization (WTO) ruled in a landmark verdict. In its judgment, published on Tuesday, the WTO ruled that Saudi government officials and entities, including Saud Al-Qahtani, the “right-hand … Read more Saudi state behind beoutQ piracy TV operation: WTO ruling

Is it time we learned to live with the coronavirus? I Inside Story

Lockdowns to stop the spread of coronavirus are being lifted world-wide. Shops and businesses are reopening, students are returning to school, and some airlines are flying again. But several countries have since reported a resurgence in new infections. Iran’s president threatened to reimpose restrictions after doctors recorded the highest ever total of daily cases. South … Read more Is it time we learned to live with the coronavirus? I Inside Story

Coronavirus: Qatar and the 2022 World Cup

Qatar believes its preparations and construction to deliver the 2022 World Cup can continue on schedule. Its foreign minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al Thani told Sky News the world needs the tournament as it is “part of the cure for the world to be back together”. #Coronavirus #Qatar #WC2022 SUBSCRIBE to our YouTube channel … Read more Coronavirus: Qatar and the 2022 World Cup

US pushing Saudi Arabia, UAE to lift Qatar air blockade

It has been three years since an air, land and sea blockade was imposed on Qatar by fellow Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) members Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Bahrain, as well as non-GCC member Egypt. The US is now pushing Saudi Arabia and the UAE to lift a ban on Qatar Airways … Read more US pushing Saudi Arabia, UAE to lift Qatar air blockade

Qatar Airways CEO: Coronavirus has changed the airline industry | Talk to Al Jazeera

The global coronavirus pandemic has changed the world as we know it. It has been particularly devastating for the aviation sector. Airports have been shut, thousands of aeroplanes grounded, businesses have seized operations, and the long-term financial cost may not be known for years to come. According to the International Air Transport Association, this year’s … Read more Qatar Airways CEO: Coronavirus has changed the airline industry | Talk to Al Jazeera

Qatar food security: Doha becomes less reliant on imported goods

Friday marks three years since Saudi Arabia and its allies imposed an illegal blockade on Qatar. Prior to the diplomatic standoff, 40 percent of the country’s overall imports came from its neighbours. Since then, Qatar has invested in production and technology, becoming one of the highest-ranked countries in food security in the region. Al Jazeera’s … Read more Qatar food security: Doha becomes less reliant on imported goods

How can education be secured in times of war? I Inside Story

From Afganistan to Myanmar, and Syria to nations in Africa, school buildings are being bombed or used by armed groups in conflict zones. Students are missing out on schooling and teachers are threatened. A situation now worsened by the pandemic. The UN is particularly concerned about more than seventy five million young people living in … Read more How can education be secured in times of war? I Inside Story

Qatar’s birdlife thriving amid pandemic restrictions

Global coronavirus lockdowns have allowed nature to flourish. Every sunset, off the coast of Qatar, a little bit of magic happens as thousands of cormorants return to a small island where they spend their nights. Al Jazeera’s Stefanie Dekker reports. – Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe – Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/AJEnglish – Find us … Read more Qatar’s birdlife thriving amid pandemic restrictions

Lolwah al Khater on fighting Covid-19 in Qatar

As many Middle Eastern countries begin to roll back restrictions against Covid-19, we examine the reasons for the relatively low death toll in the region. In Qatar, where cases climbed to almost 30,000, authorities managed to contain the death toll to under 20. We speak to foreign ministry spokeswoman, Lolwah al Khater, about Qatar’s response to the … Read more Lolwah al Khater on fighting Covid-19 in Qatar

Coronavirus: Qatar’s new infections slow, testing ramped up

Al Jazeera reports on the novel coronavirus in Qatar. Qatari health officials have said the rate of new infections in the country has been easing off after more than a month of risingnumbers. Scientists are now trying to understand infections in the country and how restrictions of movement can safely be relaxed. With more than … Read more Coronavirus: Qatar’s new infections slow, testing ramped up

Why is the US removing military assets from Saudi Arabia? | Inside Story

The United States is removing its Patriot anti-air missiles, and other weapons systems from Saudi Arabia. Donald Trump says it is part of an effort to scale back on a military presence that he says doesn’t benefit the U.S. American weapons and fighter jets were sent to the kindgom last year after Saudi-Aramco oil facilities … Read more Why is the US removing military assets from Saudi Arabia? | Inside Story