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The pontiff's historic trip to Bahrain will see worshippers from across the Gulf attend a public mass in Manama.
During a media appearance at the US embassy in Doha, ambassador Timmy Davis said Qatar had made a 'real change' to labour laws.
The Gulf state's national airline has cut flights to make way for airlines bringing spectators to Qatar for the 2022 FIFA World Cup.
The EU foreign policy chief had called Europe a 'garden' while comparing the rest of the world to a 'jungle.'
Former Qatari rally driver Hamad Al-Suwaidi faced a fierce backlash from the local community after comments were made on Israel’s Kan 11 channel.
Last week's decision means that oil production will be scaled back to two million barrels a day, potentially leading to a rise in global oil prices.
This comes as concerns were expressed over pressure on Hamad International Airport's capacity to sufficiently deal with an influx of World Cup spectators.
The two-seater vehicle made its first 90-minute flight in Dubai on Monday during Gitex 2022.