S&P upgrades Qatar's credit rating on shrinking debt burden Ratings agency S&P on Friday raised Qatar's long-term sovereign credit rating to "AA" from "AA-", citing improvements in the government's fiscal position.
World Cup: Australia becomes first team to publicly criticise Qatar's human rights record
Australia becomes first team to slam Qatar’s human rights record, including the criminalisation of LGBTQ+ people, ahead of the World Cup.
Holding hands in the World Cup is fine, but no public affection, says Qatar ambassador
After months of concern about LGBTQ+ people at the World Cup, fans are told to be 'mindful of the norms and cultures of Qatari society'.
Stonewall chair blasts Tory minister's advice to LGBTQ+ fans at Qatar World Cup
Iain Anderson said it’s “wrong” for foreign secretary James Cleverly to ask LGBTQ+ people to “compromise” with Qatar ahead of the World Cup.
Qatar journalist says LGBTQ+ people are ‘abnormal’ ahead of World Cup
Abdulla Alemadi deleted the tweet, but also compared LGBTQ+ people to 'demon worshippers', ahead of the Qatar World Cup.
Fears raised for Qataris if they support LGBTQ+ rights during World Cup
Residents of Qatar face the risk of persecution if they show their support for LGBTQ+ rights during the World Cup, Human Rights Watch has warned
Nadhim Zahawi tells LGBTQ+ football fans not to compromise on their identity
He added it was 'safe' for all fans to attend the event in Qatar.
Gary Lineker slams Cleverly's warning for LGBTQ+ World Cup fans
Gary Lineker has criticised the foreign secretary for his statements saying LGBTQ+ fans should "compromise" while in Qatar for the World Cup