Qatar is a pint-sized powerhouse with 14% of the world’s known reserves of natural gas - and a stake in Britain

For a small Gulf statelet, Qatar punches well above its weight in the complex politics of the Middle East.

Symphony of Films: Music from Britain and Qatar

Katara Opera House, Doha
22 September / 7:30 pm

Qatar agrees to buy 24 fighter jets from Britain


Doha signs agreement to purchase two dozen Typhoon aircraft in second major arms purchase since Gulf crisis began.

Britain calls for lifting ‘blockade’ on Qatar

Britain has urged Gulf states, including Saudi Arabia, to ease a blockade of Qatar and to find an immediate solution to the impasse through mediation.

Britain is not chasing 2022 World Cup: govt

Britain has no intention of lobbying to get the 2022 football World Cup that was awarded to Qatar shifted to the United Kingdom, the government said yesterday.