Qatar

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.

February 19, 2013

Nancy Ajram: pop princess.
09:23 GMT

The Lebanese star is ambushed by a very young fan while in her car in Qatar.

February 14, 2013

Beckham brushing up French speaking skills for comfortable PSG stay
13:07 GMT

Football legend David Beckham has reportedly signed up for French lessons to improve his command over the language, days after joining French team Paris St Germain.

February 6, 2013

According to an industry executive, returns on Qatari railway investment could top $38 billion
09:32 GMT

According to an industry executive, there is about $38 billion (Dh139.76 billion) worth of potential returns for investors over the next 20 years in rail-related projects in Qatar.

February 5, 2013

The Emirates national oil company, ENOC, is shunning Iranian oil in favour of Qatari crude
12:15 GMT

Emirates National Oil Company (ENOC) signed an annual contract with Qatar's International Petroleum Marketing Company, the Emirati company said, as it aims to cut imports from Iran of extra light oil.

February 2, 2013

Beckham set to land £20m deal to become face of Qatar 2022 FIFA World Cup
13:55 GMT

Former England international David Beckham is set to land a 20 million pound deal to become the face of the 2022 World Cup in Qatar.

January 31, 2013

Egypt's Central Bank has approved a bid by Qatar National Bank to buy a stake in National Societe Generale Bank - Egypt
12:06 GMT

Egypt's central bank has approved a request by Qatar National Bank (QNB) to acquire a majority stake in National Societe Generale Bank - Egypt (NSGB).

Eygpt's foreign reserves have risen to $15.5 billion, helped by Qatari support, according the the country's finance minister
08:21 GMT

Eygpt's foreign reserves have risen to $15.5 billion, helped by a deposit by Qatar to support the economy, the North African country’s finance minister said.