November 18, 2012
Adapted from the 2007 bestselling book, Nair's movie is a hit in the Gulf.
November 17, 2012
Spanish giants Barcelona have replaced their shirt sponsors Qatar Foundation with Qatar Airways, and will display a purely corporate advertisement for the first time under a 210-million dollar deal approved last year.
November 12, 2012
Eight Qatari films by female directors and 11 films by Arab women filmmakers will be screened at the Doha Tribeca Film Festival this November.
October 29, 2012
The UAE produced on average 2.69 million barrels per day in September, similar to the production levels in a month earlier, latest data from the Paris-based International Energy Agency (IEA) showed, with expectations that the Emirate is going to boost production.
October 28, 2012
Qatar Airways plan to expand its route network by adding three new destinations in the United States to its list, the airline company’s CEO Akbar al-Baker has said.
October 24, 2012
At a grand dinner in the Qatari capital the two divas of the Levant will compete for an audience of thousands but only one of them is a woman....
October 23, 2012
The Emir of Qatar Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa al-Thani arrived in Gaza today, the first Arab leader to do so since Hamas took office. The Emir wil launch several projects funded by Qatar, designed to rebuild Gaza.
Qatar's Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa Al-Thani became Tuesday the first Arab ruler to visit Gaza Strip since Hamas came into power in 2007.
October 22, 2012
Gaza is gearing up for the first visit by an Arab head of state since the Palestinian Islamist group Hamas took over the territory in 2007. Qatar's Emir Shaikh Hamad Bin Khalifa Al Thani is expected on Monday, and his visit comes after Qatar's pledged to rebuild Gaza.
Qatar recorded the highest broad money supply growth in the region in 2011 and during the first eight months of 2012, as other Middle East states struggle to keep up.
October 15, 2012
The cost of living in Qatar is on the rise as the Consumer Price Index notched a two per cent year-on-year, reflected by the increased cost of food in the gulf state.
October 7, 2012
At a conference in Doha, old school Islamists broach pressing issues on new Islamism in the transitional Arab Spring times. While one Sudanese Islamist tries to avoid dredging up past, there is no skirting the hot topic of Islamism operating in a fledgling democracy post Arab Revolution.
October 3, 2012
Employees across Qatar are expected to enjoy annual pay rises averaging 5.1 per cent next year, according to a research group.
September 26, 2012
Abu Dhabi announces their line-up with a guest appearance by Richard Gere.
September 25, 2012
Qatar called on Arab countries to intervene militarily in Syria because the UN Security Council is incapable of formulating a common position on the settlement of the Syrian crisis.