Qatar

March 27, 2013

The emir of Qatar called on more economic support for 'Arab Spring' economies at the opening of the Arab league summit
03:05 GMT

Qatari Emir Hamad bin Khalifa Al-Thani calls on Arabs to support 'Arab Spring' countries, especially Egypt, during speech at opening of Arab League summit.

March 25, 2013

Afghan President Hamid Karzai will travel to Qatar within days to hold preliminary peace talks with the Taliban, the foreign ministry said on Sunday. (Photo: AFP / Getty / Shah Marai)
08:46 GMT

Afghan President Hamid Karzai will travel to Qatar within days to hold preliminary peace talks with the Taliban, the foreign ministry said on Sunday.

March 14, 2013

Qatar is planning more investment in the UK
12:47 GMT

Qatar has begun talks with the UK government to invest up to £10 billion ($14.92 billion) into key infrastructure projects in Britain.

Qatar's new league could dwarf the Champions League?!
10:03 GMT

Qatar is hoping to attract Europe’s biggest clubs to compete in a biennial tournament that would dwarf the Uefa Champions League — in financial terms at least — according to reports in the British media on Wednesday.

March 12, 2013

Al Jazeera are looking at buying the former NYT offices in New York
07:23 GMT

Al Jazeera is on the hunt for a bigger HQ in New York, after paying $500 million for a small TV network in a bid to boost its U.S. presence.

March 11, 2013

A new gas field has been discovered off the shore of Qatar (Getty Photo)
10:10 GMT

The offshore gas field was found after four years of intensive exploration

There will be no more Qatari support for the Egyptian economy, the finance minister said on Monday
08:57 GMT

After providing $5 billion in fiscal support to Egypt, Qatari Finance Minister says his country does not plan to give further aid to the struggling North African Nation.

March 10, 2013

Qatar’s sovereign wealth fund is attracting former French president Nicolas Sarkozy into the private equity game
11:37 GMT

Qatar’s sovereign wealth fund is attracting former French president Nicolas Sarkozy into the private equity game, the Financial Times reported this week.

The twin towers are expected to be finished in 2016
08:20 GMT

UDC grants contract for Qatar twin tower project at the Pearl-Qatar

March 6, 2013

The emir of Qatar has bought six uninhabited Greek islands.
08:40 GMT

The emir of Qatar, one of the world's richest men, has taken title to six uninhabited Greek islands after a year and a half of paperwork.

March 5, 2013

Qatar Airways, FC Barcelona in partnership
10:34 GMT

National carrier Qatar Airways has entered into a strategic partnership with football giants FC Barcelona that would see the airline’s brand name appear on first-team shirts from the start of the 2013/14 season.

March 4, 2013

Gunners deny UAE, Qatar takeover bid
12:57 GMT

Arsenal claim they have received no approach over a potential takeover and insist majority shareholder Stan Kroenke has no plans to sell up.

February 27, 2013

Surprise, intrique and overcoming the impossible await Kuwaiti actress Muna in her new drama.
11:40 GMT

Renowned Kuwaiti actress Muna Shadad has begun filming the first scenes of her new television drama “Muhal” (The Impossible) written by Wael Najm.

The couple shot down rumors of an upcoming wedding by revealing they are already married!
05:42 GMT

In a joint statement to US show 'Entertainment Tonight', Janet and her other-half shot down rumors of an extravagant wedding, saying they're already married!

February 21, 2013

Trade between India and Qatar is booming, increasing by $1.2 billion between 2005 and 2012
10:04 GMT

Trade between Qatar and India is booming, increasing by $1.2 billion between 2005 and 2012.