June 10, 2013

UAE would attract significant capital flows in additional foreign investment
07:00 GMT

The UAE and Qatar will see a gradual surge in foreign investment inflows of up to $3 billion if they get elevated to the emerging market status tomorrow, investment managers said.

June 9, 2013

Qatar Central Bank to issue 4 billion riyals of debt
14:36 GMT

Qatar's Central Bank said on Thursday it would issue 1 billion Qatari riyals ($300 million) worth of sukuk and 3 billion riyals worth of bonds next week.

June 4, 2013

Capello open to Paris Saint-Germain switch
21:57 GMT

The former England boss has fuelled speculation regarding his future by suggesting he would be keen on replacing Carlo Ancelotti if the Italian departs Parc des Princes

May 30, 2013

PSG's Leonardo banned nine months for pushing referee
21:12 GMT

Paris St Germain sporting director Leonardo has been banned for nine months for pushing a referee, the French League (LFP) said on Thursday.

Qatar’s trade surplus rises 7.9% in Q1
14:00 GMT

Qatar's foreign merchandise trade balance has showed a surplus of QR107 billion in the first quarter of 2013, according to QSA’s preliminary report of exports and imports for the first quarter of 2013.

 Syrian army soldiers walking nearby facilities of Dabaa military airfield during an operation that led to the control of the airport, north of the Syrian city of Qusayr. AFP Photo
11:56 GMT

The Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) is set to meet on Sunday so that member states may discuss the possibilities of putting Lebanese Shi'ite movement Hezbollah on the list of terror organisations, in light of its involvement in the Syrian civil war.

‘Qatar’s share in GCC aviation to grow by 17% by 2023’
11:32 GMT

QATAR’S market share in the GCC aviation industry is expected to grow by 17 percent whereas the latter’s share in the global aviation market is likely to increase by five percent by 2023.

May 29, 2013

"Baghdad Messi" star with Barcelona football player (Photo supplied by director Sahim Omar Khalifa)
12:19 GMT

Short film "Messi Baghdad" child actor Ali al-Zaidawi met up with Barcelona football superstar Lionel Messi in Doha, thanks to the film's director.

The event will also include technical training sessions
11:21 GMT

Qatar's first Heating, Ventilation and Air- Conditioning (HVAC) systems exhibition will bring together 75 regional and international companies at the Doha Exhibition Center from June 4 to June 6.

May 28, 2013

Returning Monaco threaten PSG monopoly
14:15 GMT

Fresh from winning their first title in 19 years, Paris Saint-Germain will be hoping ...

This rapid growth was primarily driven by the services sector and the gas sector
12:17 GMT

Enhanced private sector activity stimulated by higher government spending and growth in the non-oil and gas sector will drive Qatar’s real GDP growth to 6.5% this year and 6.8% in 2014.

'Angry Birds' Theme Park is coming soon! (Photo credit to
06:00 GMT

The world’s most downloaded game is about to become a fun destination somewhere in the Gulf as three different cities are vying for the privilege to construct the region's first 'Angry Birds' theme park.

May 21, 2013

Raul: Barcelona tried to sign me twice
17:28 GMT

The Spain legend turned down the opportunity to make the move to the Blaugrana and Juventus, while stressing that Jose Mourinho did not play a role in his decision to leave

Air Arabia
05:00 GMT

Air Arabia said on Monday it has signed a $350 million financing deal from a syndicate of two GCC banks — Qatar National Bank (QNB Group) and Commercial Bank International (CBI).

May 19, 2013

Leonardo: Ancelotti asked to leave for Madrid
22:53 GMT

Les Parisiens want to keep the Italian coach on board, but the club's sporting director has revealed that the former Chelsea boss has intimated his desire to depart