Google explains why Palestine isn't labeled in Maps

Services like Google Maps have not just functional but symbolic importance, as a bug on a map of Israel has proved. A Gaza City journalism group spotted a change in the way Google represented Palestine on a map of Israel, causing outrage on both mainstream and social media in the Middle East.

Qatar says gives $30 mln to pay Gaza public sector workers

The Emir of Qatar, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani, has ordered paying a total of 113 million rials ($31 million), which is the total wage bill for one month in the strip ruled by Islamist movement Hamas, QNA state news agency said late Thursday.

Efforts to aid and rebuild Gaza

Decades of the ongoing Palestine-Israel conflict and countless attacks to destroy Palestinian cities and villages, kill Palestinian civilians including children and occupy large parts of Palestinian land, have left Gaza demolished and in ruins and trauma. Qatar has aided Palestine with various charities, supporting the people especially in the most recent crisis in 2014.

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Kerry Calls on Qatar and Turkey to Gain Release of Israeli Soldier

Secretary of State John Kerry on Friday urged Qatar and Turkey to use their influence to secure the release of an Israeli soldier who apparently was captured in Gaza shortly after an announced cease-fire w

Gaza war dampens celebrations

For the last three years, Alvin Cruz and his family have been visiting Katara to watch the fireworks display organised by the Cultural Village for tourists, citizens and residents during Eid Al Fitr.

Gaza ceasefire hopes switch to Qatar as Arabs divided over Israeli offensive

Doha provides 'channel of communication' to discuss Hamas's demands as UN chief flies in for emergency talks to end conflict

Qatar to pay July salaries of Gaza civil servants

The Qatari government will pay the July salaries of civil servants in the Gaza Strip’s Hamas-run government, a Qatari diplomat said Tuesday.

Expo to raise funds for Gaza schools opens

An exhibition was launched in Doha yesterday to raise funds for rebuilding of schools in the war-torn Gaza.

‘For A Purpose’ exhibition organised by Souq Waqif Boutique Hotels (SWBH) is being held at Al Jasra Boutique Hotel, in cooperation with Reach Out To Asia (Rota).