July 20, 2001
Several Qatari shipment companies have recently voiced demands to put an end to the monopolistic practices of the Qatari Navigation Company, claiming that it controls all cargo operations.
The United Arab Emirates and Qatar on Wednesday, July 18, joined Bahrain and Saudi Arabia in suspending imports of soy sauce products from Asia, following reports they could contain cancer-causing sub
Iran requested membership of the World Trade Organization (WTO) on Wednesday, July 18, but its request was again immediately blocked by the United States, officials said. US Ambassador to the WTO Li
Arab economy ministers called Wednesday, July 18, on the World Trade Organization (WTO) to grant the Arab League "observer" status, the official Egyptian news agency MENA reported. After a meeting Tu
July 19, 2001
Qatar’s emir, Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani, arrived Wednesday in Caracas for talks with Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez on bilateral issues.
Qatar's emir, Sheikh Hamad Ben Khalifa Al-Thani, arrived in Venezuela Wednesday, July 18, on a private business trip. President Hugo Chavez, who greeted the emir at Simon Bolivar International Airpor
July 18, 2001
A Qatari newspaper urged Arab countries Tuesday, July 17, to attend a World Trade Organization (WTO) conference in Doha, which Israel is also expected to attend. "Arab countries have a stake in atten
July 17, 2001
Srilankan Airlines categorically denied on Monday any move to stop or even curtail its services to Doha.
US Chief of Staff Henry H. Shelton embarks Tuesday on a Gulf tour that will take him to Qatar and Oman to discuss regional security issues with his co
Jordan will attend a World Trade Organization (WTO) conference in Doha, which Israel is also expected to attend, regardless of any Arab decision, Jordanian Prime Minister Ali Abu Ragheb said on Monday
The Qatari government recently completed its purchase of all private sector share holdings in Qatar Industrial Development Bank.
July 16, 2001
Qatar Airways has told Jordan's Civil Aviation Authority that it may take legal action against the CAA for grounding one of its planes in Amman for tw
The Qatari government has recently completed the purchase of all private sector share holdings in the Qatar Industrial Development Bank (QIDB).
An $800 million contract was recently signed between the Qatar Petroleum Company and South Africa Coal, Oil and Gas Limited Corporation (Sasol).
July 15, 2001
Qatar is to attend the 6th session of the international governmental organization on climate change in Bonn.