Doha

December 9, 2022
December 9, 2022

Sarfraz is not fine

Sarfraz is not happy in Doha. He's been here only five months, as an Uber driver, but the cost of essentials and the small size of the country make him want to go back to his native Pakistan, or Saudi Arabia where he drove cabs for five years.

October 2, 2022
October 2, 2022

Qatar races to ready luxury and budget rooms for World Cup

Fifty days before the World Cup kicks off in Qatar, workers are pouring concrete and hammering through the night to ready luxury hotels and bargain apartments for a million or more football fans.

September 28, 2022
September 28, 2022

From the streets to the vast football fields of Doha

KFC, a long-time patron of the Bangladesh Football Federation’s women’s team, is elated to be a sponsor for the initiative undertaken by LEEDO to take 10 underprivileged girls to the Street Children World Cup in Doha, Qatar. The event will be held from the October 8 to 15, 2022.

September 13, 2022
September 13, 2022

Long lines and lack of water mar Qatar World Cup stadium trial

"Stop! Can't you see the metro station is full? Stop!" a frazzled supervisor shouted as green-vested marshals linked arms to contain thousands of fans streaming from the stadium that will host soccer's World Cup final in Qatar.

September 11, 2022
September 11, 2022

In ‘Nehai’, Yusuf Muhammad’s doha verses explore the ceaselessness of life

The aim of a dohakar has always been to open the eyes of the masses. Many of the dohas written by the two prominent dohakars, Soroho-Pa and Kabir Das, have modernist, anti-establishment themes, criticising the social, political and religious conventions of their times. 

June 12, 2022
June 12, 2022

Aus, NZ, Peru, Costa Rica fight for last two World Cup places

The last two places at the World Cup finals will be decided this week, with Australia, New Zealand, Peru and Costa Rica digging into their stamina reserves for do-or-die battles.

August 28, 2017
August 28, 2017

2 Bangladeshi expats killed in Qatar road crash

Two Bangladeshi expatriates are killed in a tragic road accident in Qatar, family says.

May 4, 2017
May 4, 2017

Gatlin, De Grasse ready for early athletics season

They finished second and third in last year's Olympics 100m final and on Friday Justin Gatlin and Andre De Grasse renew their rivalry in the Diamond League season-opener in Qatar.

January 8, 2017
January 8, 2017

Djokovic admits ‘unacceptable’ to hit ball into crowd

Novak Djokovic said he did not intentionally hit a ball into the crowd during his Qatar Open final against Andy Murray, an incident which threatened to take the gloss off his victory.

January 5, 2017
January 5, 2017

Murray battles through

World number one Andy Murray claimed his 26th consecutive victory on Wednesday with a battling 7-6 (8/6), 7-5 win over Austria's Gerald Melzer to reach the Qatar Open quarter-finals.