Qatar

July 20, 2001

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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

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Qatar’s emir, Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani, arrived Wednesday in Caracas for talks with Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez on bilateral issues.

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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

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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

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Srilankan Airlines categorically denied on Monday any move to stop or even curtail its services to Doha.

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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

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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

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The Qatari government recently completed its purchase of all private sector share holdings in Qatar Industrial Development Bank.

July 16, 2001

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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

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The Qatari government has recently completed the purchase of all private sector share holdings in the Qatar Industrial Development Bank (QIDB).

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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

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Qatar is to attend the 6th session of the international governmental organization on climate change in Bonn.

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An Indian expatriate was found Saturday hanged from a tree at his residence in Doha.

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There is a very definite sense of irony that Iran will be one of the most interested onlookers at the 4th WTO Ministerial Conference when it opens in Doha, November 9. For the country, which for so lo

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Israel will take part in a World Trade Organization (WTO) meeting to be held in Doha in November, a senior Qatari official said in statements published Friday, July 13. Qatar has frozen ties with the