Qatar

June 24, 2001

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The head of the Hamas Islamic resistance movement’s politburo says that the Jordanian government’s hard line on the exile of Hamas’s Ibrahim Ghoshe ha

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Qatar on Saturday called for an emergency UN Security Council meeting to discuss the “dangerous situation in the Palestinian territories.”

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Jordan on Saturday said that an attempt by Qatar's ambassador to leave Jordan along with a Qatari Airways flight crew “violated international laws.” B

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Brunei will open an embassy in Doha soon, said Qatari Foreign Minister Sheikh Hamad bin Jassim bin Jabor Al Thani on Saturday.

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The Qatari Government has recently announced its intention to diversify its income sources. The small Gulf country aims to reduce its reliance on the volatile overseas oil markets.

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Official statistics reveal that the value of exchanges between Qatar and France equaled 1.8 billion Qatar riyals ($494 million) in the year 2000.

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The Qatari Fertilizer Company (QAFCO) recently commissioned a number of banks to provide the company with a $400 million loan.

June 23, 2001

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Jordan on Friday denied preventing the Qatari ambassador from leaving the kingdom along with the three-member crew of a Qatari Airways aircraft ground

June 22, 2001

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Jordanian security authorities on Friday barred from returning home the remaining crew of the Qatar Airways plane grounded at Amman airport since land

June 21, 2001

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A giant petrochemical unit will go fully operational in Qatar on Thursday.

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A task force comprising senior officials of the ministries of public health and municipal affairs has been formed to coordinate the malaria eradicatio

June 20, 2001

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Although the number of Internet cafes in Qatar does not exceed 20, the market is characterized by aggressive competition.

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Gulf International Bank (GIB) and Commercial Bank of Qatar announced on Tuesday, June 19, the arrangement of a $25 million loan to Al-Fardan Group of Companies.

June 19, 2001

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A lawyer for a Hamas spokesman detained since Thursday at Amman's international airport, said Tuesday he had obtained permission from a top court to s

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Palestinian Minister for Civil Affairs Jamil Tarifi on Monday backed Jordan in its standoff with Qatar over Amman's refusal to allow a Hamas leader ex