Category: Qatar

Russia and Egypt on verge of missile deal: Moscow

The head of Russia’s state industrial holding company said on Monday that Moscow was on the verge of reaching a landmark agreement to deliver air defence systems to Egypt’s army. Rostec chief Sergey Chemezov’s comments came in the wake of a visit to Cairo last week by Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and Defence Minister […]

Slavery-like labor at World Cup 2022 sites in Qatar

The Persian Gulf emirate’s labor ministry named DLA Piper “to independently review all the claims made, and to report on their veracity to the ministry,” Ali al-Kholeifi, the ministry’s international affairs adviser, said late on Wednesday. The ministry will “take all necessary measures to respond to these allegations once the report is ready,” the QNA […]

Qatar’s risky overreach in Egypt, Libya, Syria, and beyond

July 3 was not a good day for Mohamed Morsi. The Muslim Brotherhood’s man was ousted from power after just a year as Egypt’s president, having lost the essential confidence of the country’s powerful military leaders. July 3 was also a black day for the State of Qatar, the country which had nailed its colors […]

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