Qatar

February 28, 2006

07:52 GMT

The Qatari insurance market has posted for the fifth consecutive year a record rise in gross premium which exceeded QR1,350m (some US$380m) in 2005, showing an increase of 17 per cent over 2004.

February 27, 2006

07:38 GMT

ASPIRE, the Academy for Sports Excellence in Doha, is close to completing the first phase of its annual Talent Identification Program, the nation-wide

07:19 GMT

United Development Company [UDC] & Millenya Inc. of Ankara, Turkey have signed a Memorandum of Understanding [MOU] whereby UDC will acquire 60% of Mil

06:59 GMT

Qatar National Bank (QNB), the country’s leading bank, announced that the first group of allocation certificates for subscribers to Al Rayan Bank’s in

February 26, 2006

10:33 GMT

Qatar’s economy will be over and above $60 billion by 2011 as the state enjoys one of the fastest expansions of any country in the world, according to its Finance Minister Yousef Hussain Kamal in an e

07:53 GMT

Microsoft has successfully completed a training workshop for systems administrators in the Qatari government, to show them the benefits of Microsoft O

February 23, 2006

February 22, 2006

07:39 GMT

Qatar's United Development Company (UDC) intends to raise QR4.28 billion ($1.18bn) through a rights issue and offer a 30 per cent bonus share issue, a company statement said.

07:34 GMT

The Virginia Commonwealth University School of the Arts in Qatar, in partnership with the Ministry of Civil Service Affairs and Housing hosted day one

February 19, 2006

12:31 GMT

Etihad Airways - the national airline of the United Arab Emirates - has announced today that it will launch its service between Abu Dhabi and Muscat o

12:16 GMT

Al Jazeera Children’s Channel presents, today, the premier Pakistan 7.6; a special documentary produced by JCC about October’s devastating earthquake

11:40 GMT

Credit Suisse has announced that it is among the first global financial institutions to apply for a licence to set up operations at the Qatar Financial Centre.

February 16, 2006