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By bmcsr On Wednesday, May 20th, 2015
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Fifa World Cup sponsors urged to speak out over Qatar

Fifa sponsors are being asked by a new campaign grouping to speak out about working conditions at the 2022 World Cup building sites in Qatar. The working and housing conditions of migrant construction workers have More...

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By bmcsr On Sunday, June 1st, 2014
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Ex-Fifa Official Accused Over $5m Qatar Bribe

A former senior Fifa official allegedly paid $5m (£2.98m) in bribes to secure support for Qatar’s successful 2022 World Cup bid. The Sunday Times has claimed Mohamed Bin Hammam, an ex-Fifa executive member More...

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By bmcsr On Saturday, May 24th, 2014
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Philippine ‘spy’ sentenced to death in Qatar

 The Philippines confirmed on Friday, May 23, that a Qatari court sentenced a Filipino to death last April 30 “for espionage and economic sabotage” – charges which, a report said, implicate the Philippine More...

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By bmcsr On Tuesday, May 20th, 2014
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Migrant workers: Qatar cleans up its act

By any standards the states of the Arabian peninsula are severely handicapped. They have small populations, a sparse geography, few resources other than petrocarbons, and monarchical political systems only lightly More...

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By bmcsr On Friday, May 9th, 2014
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Europe’s top professional leagues oppose World Cup in Qatar

Europe’s top leagues have stated opposition to changing the 2022 Qatar World Cup dates from summer to winter. The European Professional Football Leagues group says ”all scenarios on the rescheduling More...

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By bmcsr On Monday, May 5th, 2014
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Qatari Citizen “Azmi Bishara” still receiving full pension($143,000) from Israel

A former Member of Knesset who was forced to flee Israel after it was revealed that he revealed sensitive security details to Hezbollah terrorists will head a new Qatar-based television network. The United Arab More...

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By bmcsr On Sunday, May 4th, 2014
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Hacked email reveals Qatar’s devious plans to smuggle chemical weapons in Syria

Earlier this year, a news report revealed an email in which Qatar asked Britain’s arms contractor, BRITAM to ‘transport’ chemical weapons to the Syrian town of Homs. The email was revealed after More...

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By bmcsr On Friday, May 2nd, 2014
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Turkey and Iran’s Growing Alliance

Turkey’s Islamist government is being rocked by the most sweeping corruption scandal of its tenure. Roughly two dozen figures, including well-connected business tycoons and the sons of top government ministers, More...

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By bmcsr On Tuesday, April 29th, 2014
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Has wealth made Qatar happy?

Local media report that 40% of Qatari marriages now end in divorce. More than two-thirds of Qataris, adults and children, are obese. Oil and gas have made Qatar the richest country in the world – rich enough More...

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By bmcsr On Sunday, April 27th, 2014
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Desperate lives of women domestic workers exposed to appalling exploitation, physical violence and sexual abuse in Qatar

omen in Qatar are being exposed to ‘utterly miserable conditions’, a new report has found The 77-page report was compiled by international human rights group Amnesty International Some women are More...

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