Qatar

June 16, 2013

UDC is the developer of a man-made island in Doha
12:46 GMT

United Development Co (UDC) , the developer of a man-made island in Doha, said on Thursday that is raising a 1.56 billion riyals ($428.4 million) loan facility from Qatar National Bank.

June 15, 2013

Ibrahimovic optimistic over Rooney joining him at PSG
14:49 GMT

Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney might accept Paris-Saint-Germain (PSG) striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic's plea to join him at PSG, where PSG president Nasser Al-Khelaifi has also confessed that he is a fan of Rooney.

Becks finally agrees on deal of 3.4 mln-pound PSG salary donation to French children's charities
14:44 GMT

Former England captain David Beckham has reportedly agreed on a charity deal to donate his whopping 3.4 million pound wages from Paris-Saint-Germain (PSG) to French children's charity houses.

June 13, 2013

Thiago Silva: I'll speak to Ibrahimovic before deciding my future
22:15 GMT

The Brazil defender has said he is devastated to see speculation linking Carlo Ancelotti to Real Madrid and will consider his own plans along with his team-mate

June 11, 2013

Total and Qatari officials weren’t immediately available for comment.
11:46 GMT

Qatari investors have increased their stake in Total to 4.8 percent, said news website Wansquare on Monday. According to the news website, investors from Qatar have increased their participation in the past year and notably in recent weeks.

Over 70 per cent of the respondents have used online advertising to help reach new clients
11:39 GMT

Over 100 business leaders representing over 80 Qatari small and medium businesses from various sectors attended the SME Evolution Program 2013 launch event in the Four Seasons Hotel Doha.

June 10, 2013

The interest generated by the bid demonstrates the confidence that the local financial institutions place in supporting the local industrial sector
12:31 GMT

Qatar Petrochemical Company (QAPCO) has secured a QAR 1.1 billion facility from Barwa Bank to fund its expansion plans.

Crown Prince Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad, 33, is set to be Qatar’s next emir, Al Bawaba Arabic reported.
10:47 GMT

Shekih Tamim Bin Hamad, the 33-year-old Qatar crown prince and son of current emir Khalifa Al Thani, is set to be Gulf's next emir. Meanwhile, the current prime minister and cousin of Hamad is said to be stepping down.

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.