December 30, 2012
Egypt has received a final $500 million instalment of funds promised by Qatar and will get another $500 million from Turkey at the end of January, Egypt's finance minister said, in the latest aid to help balance its budget and defend its currency.
December 27, 2012
When an Al-Jazeera employee resigns over the channel’s alleged biased coverage, we ask is AJ government controlled? While Al-Jazeera has gained a trusted reputation during the Arab uprisings, a Qatar link between state and media could call all its efforts into question.
The global superstar has reportedly got engaged in secret to Qatari businessman, Wissam al Mana, who she's been dating since 2010.
December 21, 2012
Lebanese singer Nawal Al Zoghbi is all set to make her debut appearance on the regions television screens in a new advert for the must have accessory for women the world over: A handbag.
December 19, 2012
Word has it that a movie series on the life of Prophet Mohammed with a budget of $1 billion has been planned by a Qatar-based firm.
December 18, 2012
Mohamed bin Hammam has reportedly resigned from all football-related positions and is now banned for life, soccer world's governing body FIFA has confimed.
December 12, 2012
Qatar Holding has been granted a $1 billion quota to invest in China's capital markets, much lower than the $5 billion it had hoped for.
December 5, 2012
As results in the Corruptions Perceptions Index break, the Arab Springers and the region measures its great expectations against its poor results. Qatar’s corruption rating glows against other Arab members states – but it is the best of a bunch of bad eggs.
December 3, 2012
Authorities involved with an ambitious project in Qatar, the Sahara Forest Project, said they were determined to contribute to plans undertaken by the government and Qatari organisations to reduce the country’s heavy reliance on food imports.
December 2, 2012
Qatar has announced that it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the French financial organisation Caisse des Dépôts to provide funding to Small and Medium Sized businesses.
Qatar will remain the fastest growing of all GCC sovereigns in 2013, driven by the government’s huge capital investment programme, Fitch Ratings has forecast.
November 26, 2012
The conference has begun in Doha with 191 countries participating in the last chance to find a replacement for the Kyoto Protocol.
November 25, 2012
Paris St-Germain are reportedly planning to make a 40 million pound bid for Mario Balotelli in January, triggering a tug of war for the Italian striker with AC and Inter Milan.
November 20, 2012
On the third night of the Doha Tribeca Film Festival stars were few and far between and those who did make an appearance were a moody lot.
November 19, 2012
The International Monetary Fund has said that GDP in Qatar is set to grow at 6.3 per cent, a marked drop from the 14.1 per cent the country saw in 2011.