Qatar

June 10, 2001

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Jordan’s education ministry intends to send more teachers to Oman as part of an agreement between Jordan and the Gulf state, while other teachers are

June 9, 2001

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Businessmen from Bahrain and Qatar aim to set up a bank with capital of $135 million by the end of 2001.

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Qatar’s Minister of Energy and Industry Abdullah bin Hamad Al Attiyah left Friday for the United States for a week-long visit for talks with US offici

June 7, 2001

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The editor-in-chief of a Qatari Arabic daily was attacked Wednesday night by three assailants.

June 5, 2001

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Qatar’s emir, Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani, on Tuesday issued a decision to reshuffle the council of ministers.

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Some 140 cases of malaria were reported in Qatar last year.

June 3, 2001

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Free chickenpox vaccinations will be provided in Qatar through the primary health centers from September.

June 2, 2001

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Qatar will attract foreign investment to the tune of $15 billion in new industrial projects shortly, said Minister of Energy and Industry Abdullah bin

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Qatar granted Lebanon on Friday 40 military vehicles and 20 motorcycles, specially equipped for police use.

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Gulf Air is slashing the cost of fares to a number of destinations in Europe, America and Australia by the first of June.

May 31, 2001

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The owners of Gulf Air agreed on Wednesday, May 30, to inject 60 million Bahraini dinars ($159.2 million) into the regional airline to help it overcome financial difficulties.  Sheikh Ahmed Bin Nasser

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DOHA, (Reuters) - Qatar has chosen U.S. firm AES Energy as its partner in a $700 million independent water and power project (IWPP), a Qatari official said on Wednesday, May 30.  "We have issued the l

May 30, 2001

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Qatar’s electricity and water company has been exempted from paying customs duties and other taxes and fees, according to a law issued by emir, Sheikh

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Qatar’s Minister of Energy and Industry Abdullah bin Hamad Al Attiyah suggested Tuesday the establishment of a joint council comprising businessmen fr

May 29, 2001

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Qatar and Kuwait discussed Monday ways of exporting Qatari gas to Kuwait, during a meeting between Qatar’s Energy Minister Abdullah bin Hamad Al Attiy