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Stories with place: Doha
  • Gulf Arab states strike new deal to heal rifts 
    Updated: Apr-17-14 6:41 pm
  • RIYADH, Saudi Arabia - The Western-allied Arab states of the Gulf Cooperation Council said Thursday the bloc has agreed on the mechanisms to implement a security pact, marking a possible first step toward bridging deep rifts among its six energy-rich states.

  • Eugene, Doha and Barcelona bid for 2019 worlds 
    Updated: Apr-15-14 1:36 pm
  • LONDON - Eugene is bidding to bring track and field's world championships to the United States for the first time.

  • Qatar's Barshim not aiming for Diamond League gold 
    Updated: Apr-02-14 10:51 am
  • World indoor champion Mutaz Barshim is looking right past the Diamond League season-opener in his Doha hometown next month to focus on the Asian Games.

  • Bach visits Qatar, talks about World Cup with emir 
    Updated: Apr-01-14 2:22 pm
  • IOC President Thomas Bach is visiting Qatar, where he discussed the gulf state's preparations for the 2022 World Cup and its treatment of migrant workers.

  • Qatar sentences US couple to 3 years in prison 
    Updated: Mar-27-14 8:12 am
  • DOHA, Qatar - An American couple charged with starving their 8-year-old adopted daughter to death in the Gulf Arab county of Qatar was sentenced Thursday to three years in prison, a verdict that stunned and shocked the family, according to the couple's defense lawyer.

  • Arab summit lays bare serious cracks on Syria 
    Updated: Mar-26-14 4:10 pm
  • KUWAIT CITY - An Arab summit that ended Wednesday exposed cracks in what was once solid Arab support for Syrian rebels, with Saudi Arabia and Qatar divided over which factions to back and Syria's neighbors increasingly expressing fatigue with the flood of refugees from the country's civil war.