Another broken law

...Antonio while the investigation into his capture is conducted.The five Taliban he was exchanged for are supposed to remain in Qatar for a year as part of the agreement. One of them, Noorullah Noori, has already pledged to return to the Afghanistan battlefields...

FIFA VP Issa Hayatou denies allegations of corruption in Qatar's World Cup bid

...treatment and other favors for backing Qatar as host of the 2022 World Cup in a vote...trips and other gifts and favors to support Qatar's ultimately successful World Cup bid...won right to host the 2018 World Cup and Qatar the 2022 tournament.Among the denials...

Rafa Cabrera-Bello leads Qatar Masters by two shots

DOHA, Qatar - Rafa Cabrera-Bello birdied four of his...two-shot lead after the second round of the Qatar Masters.The Spaniard had three straight...around and also plenty of rocks like here in Qatar. There is always a bit of a breeze, like...

Zahir Belounis gets his exit visa out of Qatar

...French-Algerian soccer player trapped in Qatar says the country has granted Zahir Belounis...of Belounis became a cause celebre for Qatar's critics and a mounting embarrassment...country.Belounis was effectively trapped in Qatar by being denied an exit visa because he...

Rafa Cabrera-Bello drops into tie for lead with Steve Webster in Qatar Masters

DOHA, Qatar - Rafa Cabrera-Bello squandered a two-shot lead in finishing tied with...Webster on top of the leaderboard Friday heading to the final round of the Qatar Masters.Cabrera-Bello shot 1-over-par 73 and was caught by Webster...

Victoria Azarenka tops Serena Williams to win Qatar Open

DOHA, Qatar - Defending champion Victoria Azarenka beat Serena Williams 7-6 (6), 2-6, 6-3 to win the Qatar Open on Sunday, earning her 16th title and ending a 10-match losing streak against the American.Azarenka will give up the...

Natural gas making Qatar world's richest country

DOHA, Qatar - Beyond the fishing boats moored on this...said Wayne Harms, who heads Exxon Mobil in Qatar. "There haven't been many intense energy...construction come online in the next two years, Qatar will become the world's largest LNG exporter...

Qatar women hope to compete in 2012 Olympics

DOHA, Qatar - Three weeks before the Arab Games in Doha...making history by becoming the first woman on Qatar's national swim team."It's a good...just me, myself and I."Wafa might be Qatar's lone female swimmer, but she is part...

Muntz leads Qatar Masters

DOHA, Qatar -- Dutchman Rolf Muntz, seeking his first...Saturday to take a six-stroke lead in the Qatar Masters. "It was a very nice day's work...Muntz had an 8-under 208 total on the Qatar Golf Club course. Australia's Stephen...

Schuttler defeats Henman to win Qatar Open

DOHA, Qatar -- Rainer Schuttler of Germany defeated...5-7, 6-1 Sunday to win the $1 million Qatar Open. The 111th-ranked German only turned professional in 1995 and was a qualifier at Qatar. He beat fourth-seeded Goran Ivanisevic...

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