Qatar

September 30, 2014

The project, which involves the extension of a 11-km road with five lanes on both sides, is expected to be completed by 2017,
05:55 GMT

The project will also include pedestrian crossing, bridge and separate lanes for motorbikes and pedestrians in addition to a tunnel, it added.

September 27, 2014

Qatar's Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani speaks during at the UN General Assembly in New York on September 24, 2014. (AFP/Jewel Samad)
08:24 GMT

An investigative report says Israel and the UAE are paying millions to lobby U.S. journalists against Qatar.

September 24, 2014

Europe does not have the infrastructure to accept LNG in major quantities.
13:04 GMT

Qatar is the world's largest producer of liquefied natural gas (LNG).

President Obama met with representatives from five Arab nations that joined the US in Syrian airstrikes, as well as Iraq, during a meeting on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly meeting, September 23, 2014 (Saul Loeb/ AFP).
07:20 GMT

U.S. President Barack Obama will go before the United Nations General Assembly and seek specific promises of military, financial or humanitarian support from each country against the Islamic State.

September 22, 2014

Cancellation of the tournament will have an impact on the country's economy, particularly the construction sector,
18:45 GMT

The 2022 World Cup will not be held in Qatar because of the scorching temperatures in the Middle East country, Fifa executive committee member Theo Zwanziger said on Monday.

September 21, 2014

Qatar Petroleum (QP) and Qatar Petrochemical Company (QAPCO) signed an agreement in February 2012 to jointly develop the Al Sajeel mega-petrochemical complex in Ras Laffan
04:55 GMT

The Al Sejeel petrochemical project, one of the world’s largest mixed-feed steam crackers, was scheduled for completion in 2018 as part of Qatar’s large-scale expansion of the petrochemicals sector.

September 19, 2014

After seven MB leaders were asked to leave Qatar, experts disagree on whether the move is the first of more to come or just an attempt by Qatar to remove itself from media scrutiny over Islamist alliance. (AFP/File)
08:52 GMT

Seven leading members of the Egyptian Muslim Brotherhood were asked to leave Qatar last week, arrest warrants awaiting them in Egypt. Now many wonder what's next for the organization as its once-strongest ally has sent them packing.


Qatari capital Doha bid for the 2016 and 2020 Olympics but never made the shortlist, while Dubai was reportedly on the verge of a bid for 2016,
02:10 GMT

While major events were once the domain of Europe and North America, Asia is now viewed as a 'safe pair of hands' when it comes to hosting the world's biggest sporting competitions.

September 17, 2014

Meanwhile Qatar’s emir also asserted that his country does not finance any terrorist organisations in Syria or Iraq and has never done so
17:02 GMT

German Chancellor Angela Merkel said she expected cooperation with Qatar in the energy sector to grow in the years ahead, saying progress was already being made in the area of liquefied natural gas (LNG)

September 16, 2014

Constituents from Qatar and UAE will be included in the S&P Emerging BMI series for the first time.
05:55 GMT

Constituents from Qatar and UAE will be included in the S&P Emerging BMI series for the first time.

September 15, 2014

Prime Minister al-Thinni accused Qatar of sending three military planes loaded with weapons to an airport in Tripoli on Sunday. (AFP/File)
13:57 GMT

The Libyan Prime Minister has threatened to cut ties with Qatar for interfering in Libya's internal affairs.

Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas with Emir of Qatar Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad al-Thani  and Hamas exiled leader Khaled Meshaal. [AFP]
11:14 GMT

Arab media reported that the Doha-based Mashaal was considering relocating to Tunisia, Turkey or Malaysia after Muslim Brotherhood leaders expelled from emirate.

Al Khalifa said through QBIC’s flagship Lean Startup program, it has supported and launched more than 21 projects that truly showcase entrepreneurs’ potential and progress in Qatar.
04:55 GMT

Qatar Development Bank and Social Development Center have officially announced the launch of the region's largest business incubator.

September 12, 2014

The UN peacekeepers were released on Thursday, a process Qatar said it played a heavy hand in facilitating. (AFP/File)
13:38 GMT

The Qatari government said Thursday it played a role in negotiating the release 45 Un peacekeepers held hostage by Syrian Islamist group Nusra Front for the last two weeks.

September 9, 2014

A scene from the star-studded film The Prophet (Courtesy of www.tiff.net).
13:00 GMT

The second Ajyal Youth Film Festival, presented by the Doha Film Institute, will host the Middle East premiere of Kahlil Gibran’s The Prophet.