November 26, 2013
Research in Qatar will focus immediately on three priority challenges of energy, water and cyber security, HH Sheikha Moza bint Nasser, chairperson of Qatar Foundation, announced yesterday.
November 25, 2013
Qatar has praised Sunday's deal between Iran and the world powers, calling it a positive step towards greater stability in the region as France said some of the sanctions on Iran would be lifted in December.
November 24, 2013
Qatar National Bank has given the government of Tunisia $500 million to support its foreign currency reserves as the north African country faces growing pressure from the World Bank and the IMF to cut its budget deficit.
November 21, 2013
Etihad is set to acquire a 24% stake in India's Jet Airways
November 20, 2013
Qatar, which enjoys the “highest” sovereign ratings in the Middle East and “sound” external position, has the lowest break-even oil price in the Gulf region, according to global credit rating agency Moody’s.
“Employers in Qatar have displayed an appalling disregard for the basic human rights of migrant workers. Many are taking advantage of a permissive environment and lax enforcement of labour protections to exploit construction workers.”
November 19, 2013
In contrast, sponsors have the power to prevent their workers from moving jobs, can block workers from leaving the country without needing to provide any justification and have the right to terminate a worker’s employment and have his or her residency permit cancelled by the authorities.
Qatar is set to step up its chemicals, petrochemicals and LPG output in the coming years, said HE the Minister for Energy and Industry, Dr Mohamed bin Saleh al-Sada.
November 18, 2013
Football's governing body has claimed that the Arabian state has already begun addressing allegations of "human rights abuses" on work sites
World Cup 2022 Stadiums are brought to you in all their glory -- here is a gallery of groundbreaking football stadiums set to be on display when the football kicks off in Qatar, 2022.
November 17, 2013
A successful Dubai Expo bid could lead to a regional talent war with its GCC neighbour Qatar, according to top recruitment experts.
November 13, 2013
Qatar Exchange welcomed the decision of the Standard & Poors (S&P) Dow Jones to upgrade Qatar from a “frontier” to “emerging market”, describing it as a positive step that will attract further foreign investments to the Qatari stock market.
November 10, 2013
The Brazil defender has thrown his backing behind the Sweden international as the football world prepares to vote for the world's best player over the past year
CEO of Signet Institute Angus Blair said that this decline should not come as a surprise.
Qatar Holding joined the group led by BlackBerry’s largest shareholder Fairfax Financial Holdings in making the cash infusion after the company abandoned hopes of finding a buyer earlier this month.