August 8, 2011
The city of Al-Hasa has been known as an international trade spot since the early days when caravans would visit it, but these days Qatari shoppers arriving from Doha in vans and SUVs are keeping that tradition alive.
July 7, 2011
Software spending in Qatar is expected to grow by $255 billion this year owing to an increasing demand on business IT solutions in the country.
July 6, 2011
Anyone who thought winning the 2022 World Cup bid would be enough for Qatar should think again.
July 3, 2011
As Qatar rushes to prepare for the 2022 World Cup, it is spending billions to build stadiums, roads, bridges, apartments and hotels on a patch of desert jutting out into the Gulf's waters.
June 16, 2011
According to a report published by Global Finance, Qatar was ranked first on the richest countries list with a per capita GDP income totaling $90.149 thousand.
June 6, 2011
The Qatari government has raised QR50 billion (around US$14 billion) through bonds and treasuries to stabilize and balance the national banking system.
June 1, 2011
The Qatari Football Association has recently presented a lucrative offer to Barcelona’s coach Pep Guardiola.
May 31, 2011
Qatar pledges to invest $10 billion in Egypt to support its economy.
May 30, 2011
French Total Group on Tuesday announced that it had signed an agreement with CNOOC Middle East (Qatar) Limited to acquire a 25% interest in Qatar’s Block BC (pre-Khuff) exploration license.
May 18, 2011
Word on the Arab street, when not debating the latest on the Arab revolutions, and the state of catastrophe in Yemen or Libya or Syria, has turned to the new bid to expand the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC). Scrutiny lies with the two potential new candidates for entry into this Gulf state league, namely Jordan and Morocco. The twitter-sphere is buzzing (or tweeting) with humorous remarks, as well as more grave concerns around the implications of such a shift, for both sides of the equation: the new members and the former block.
May 17, 2011
Syrian President Bashar Assad has reportedly threatened Qatari Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Sheikh Hamad bin Jassim with the loss of his country’s investment in Syria.
May 4, 2011
Bin Laden's first wife, her Filipino maid and Osama bin Laden's three children (a female and two young men - Abdullah and Abdul-Qader) left the city of Latakia to Doha.
April 13, 2011
Arab First Ladies: A Blessing or a Curse for falling leaders: While Arab leaders fall, will their wives be there to catch them? As protests spread like wildfire in the Middle East, the often opulent lives of Arab stately or royal wives are in the spotlight. Who’s footing the bill for the First Ladies expenses? Do they provide a false idealized image of their country, with their good works and initiatives in the arena of development and human rights, when on the ground their husband-led regimes are shunning their so-called progressive values?
March 30, 2011
The management of Qatar Exchange has announced the addition of bonus shares to Qatar Telecom (Qtel) Investment Limited shareholders’ accounts.
March 27, 2011
Qatar has seized two Iranian boats in the Gulf carrying weapons, a Kuwaiti electronic newspaper reported on Sunday.