Qatar

August 12, 2013

The latest addition to LVMH’s growing portfolio of five-star hotels consists of 39 rooms, suites and villas and was bought for an undisclosed sum.
10:04 GMT

LVMH Louis Vuitton Moet Hennessy, the French luxury goods conglomerate part owned by Qatar, has expanded its hospitality division.

July 30, 2013

Ex-Premier League footballer dies after `hot and humid` Qatar match
12:29 GMT

A former Premier League footballer has died a day after playing a match for a Qatari club, according to his team.

July 29, 2013

The occupancy rate of hotels in Qatar rose 67 percent during the second quarter of this year
08:55 GMT

Qatar Tourism Authority announced that the tourism sector has realized a strong growth during the second quarter of this year compared to the corresponding period of the previous year.

July 25, 2013

The QE index is approaching major psychological resistance at 10,000 points
12:55 GMT

Qatari stocks gained 0.2% to 9,672 points to hit a fresh 58-month high yesterday.

Egyptian supporters of deposed president Mohamed Morsi read the Koran, Islam's holy book, and pray (AFP/FAYEZ NURELDINE)
11:12 GMT

Prominent Egyptian cleric Sheikh Yusuf al-Qaradawi’s Sunni organization told Egyptians not to respond to Gen. Abdel Fattah al-Sisi’s call for pro-military demonstrations, reported AFP.

July 24, 2013

CAIRO, EGYPT - JULY 12: Mohamed Morsi masks are displayed for sale at the base for supporters of ousted president Morsi on the third day of Ramadan, the sacred holy month for Muslims where many will fast from sun-up to sun-down on July 12, 2013 in Cairo, Egypt. ( Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
13:39 GMT

A Qatar foreign ministry official says continued detention of deposed President Morsi detrimental to Egypt's stability.

July 23, 2013

Qatar’s initial talks to buy DEA are unlikely to proceed quickly
10:55 GMT

A state-owned Qatari entity has held initial talks with German utility RWE about buying its DEA oil and gas exploration and production unit.

July 22, 2013

I have no reason to leave PSG, says Ibrahimovic
22:11 GMT

The 31-year-old insists there is no truth to the rumours that he is on his way out of the Parc des Princes and is excited to begin his partnership with Edinson Cavani

July 15, 2013

The combined annual production of 2 billion cubic feet (bcf) at the Helium 1 and 2 plants will help meet around 25 per cent of current global demand
13:55 GMT

Qatar has now become the world’s largest exporter and second largest producer of liquid helium with the launch of production at the new plant of RasGas Company, said the country’s energy minister.

Pilgrims perform haj in 2010. (source: Wikimedia Commons / Fadi El Binni)
08:13 GMT

The new virus has killed 38 people so far in Saudi Arabia.

July 13, 2013

Manchester City eyeing swoop on Swedish star Ibrahimovic
18:35 GMT

Volatile Swedish soccer star Zlatan Ibrahimovic is being eyed by Premier League club Manchester City, after the volatile player had a fall out with new Paris Saint-Germain boss Laurent Blanc.

July 10, 2013

Leonardo to resign as PSG sporting director
12:44 GMT

The Brazilian has decided to leave the Ligue 1 champions this summer in the wake of his 13-month ban for shoving a referee

$140 billion is slated be for transportation
11:13 GMT

Qatar is reportedly planning to spend $200 billion over the next decade as it prepares to host the 2022 FIFA World Cup.

Qatar to spend 200 bln dollars for 2022 Football World Cup preparations
10:27 GMT

Qatar is reportedly planning to spend 200 billion dollars over the next decade as it prepares to host the 2022 FIFA World Cup.

Sources alleging that journalists were instructed to favor the Brotherhood are said to be the main reasons behind the mass resignations.
08:00 GMT

As many as 22 Al Jazeera employees have quit since the overthrow of Mohammad Morsi, amid concern over the channel’s alleged bias towards the Muslim Brotherhood and its coverage of Egypt.