January 9, 2012
Media sources in Mauritania reported on Monday that the recent visit to the country by the Emir of Qatar Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani, "ended with his expulsion from the country."
December 29, 2011
A reminder in brief of the tumultuous news schedule of the year passed. 2011 saw news churned out globally at such a rate that had viewers transfixed to their TV screens, computers and phones for constant updates. In no order of importance or calendar chronology, Al Bawaba offers you its very own review in montage of the year in two parts.
November 10, 2011
The Qatari Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Sheikh Hamad bin Jassim bin Jabr Al-Thani, backed the capabilities of Egypt to get out of the current crisis.
October 23, 2011
Qatar announced it will spend 150 billion riyals (over $40billion) on three metro and railway projects as part of an integrated Gulf plan, worth $200 billion.
September 20, 2011
The head of Qatar-based TV channel Al Jazeera announced on Tuesday he was leaving the network. He gave no reason for his decision.
August 8, 2011
The city of Al-Hasa has been known as an international trade spot since the early days when caravans would visit it, but these days Qatari shoppers arriving from Doha in vans and SUVs are keeping that tradition alive.
July 7, 2011
Software spending in Qatar is expected to grow by $255 billion this year owing to an increasing demand on business IT solutions in the country.
July 6, 2011
Anyone who thought winning the 2022 World Cup bid would be enough for Qatar should think again.
July 3, 2011
As Qatar rushes to prepare for the 2022 World Cup, it is spending billions to build stadiums, roads, bridges, apartments and hotels on a patch of desert jutting out into the Gulf's waters.
June 16, 2011
According to a report published by Global Finance, Qatar was ranked first on the richest countries list with a per capita GDP income totaling $90.149 thousand.
June 6, 2011
The Qatari government has raised QR50 billion (around US$14 billion) through bonds and treasuries to stabilize and balance the national banking system.
June 1, 2011
The Qatari Football Association has recently presented a lucrative offer to Barcelona’s coach Pep Guardiola.
May 31, 2011
Qatar pledges to invest $10 billion in Egypt to support its economy.
May 30, 2011
French Total Group on Tuesday announced that it had signed an agreement with CNOOC Middle East (Qatar) Limited to acquire a 25% interest in Qatar’s Block BC (pre-Khuff) exploration license.
May 18, 2011
Word on the Arab street, when not debating the latest on the Arab revolutions, and the state of catastrophe in Yemen or Libya or Syria, has turned to the new bid to expand the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC). Scrutiny lies with the two potential new candidates for entry into this Gulf state league, namely Jordan and Morocco. The twitter-sphere is buzzing (or tweeting) with humorous remarks, as well as more grave concerns around the implications of such a shift, for both sides of the equation: the new members and the former block.