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Sudan has  no restrictions on gold exportation, meaning that investing companies can export all the gold they produce. (Shutterstock)
August 24, 2016 - 05:21 GMT
The Sudanese government is pulling out all the stops to facilitate procedures for gold mining investors from Qatar, UAE and Saudi Arabia.
Mohamed Ihab
August 23, 2016 - 18:30 GMT
Egyptian weightlifter Mohamed Ihab, who won the bronze medal at this month's Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, has said he submitted an application for Qatari citizenship prior to the Games due to a lack of support for his sporting career in Egypt.
The King Fahd Causeway linking Bahrain and Saudi Arabia. (Wajahat Mahmood/Flickr)
August 23, 2016 - 10:17 GMT
A 40km long bridge between Al Ahsa and Bahrain, and a 25km long bridge Al Ahsa and Qatar was first proposed in May.
The Gaza Strip’s Hamas-run government continues to face a dire financial crisis that has prevented it from regularly paying the salaries of many public employees. (Paltoday.ps)
August 18, 2016 - 07:00 GMT
The salary allocation process had begun under UN supervision, but a 'large number' of the strip’s Hamas-appointed civil servants had not been included on the list of grant beneficiaries.
Qatar's Mutaz Essa Barshim celebrates winning the silver medal in the Men's High Jump Final during the athletics event at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium in Rio de Janeiro on August 16, 2016.
Johannes EISELE / AFP
August 17, 2016 - 06:48 GMT
Qatar's Mutaz Essa Barshim of Qatar took silver in high jump with 2.36m
The successful auction follows Qatar's nine billion dollar sale of Eurobonds in May 2016, which marked the largest-ever bond issue in the Middle East.  (File photo)
August 17, 2016 - 05:00 GMT
Qatar's central bank has auctioned three billion riyal in a successful domestic bond issue.
Qatar's economy and skyline looks futuristic, but conservative social attitudes are the norm (AFP / Patrick Baz)
August 11, 2016 - 13:57 GMT
Some are furious at homophobia and oppression. Others are mad it’s being called out.
This December 2, 2015 photo released by Qatar University shows Qataris taking pictures with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. (AFP/File)
August 10, 2016 - 13:45 GMT
Qatari Ambassador to Ankara says bi-lateral trade could double through committment to undertake further investments in Turkey.
Some think the photos will prove that she really is pregnant. (www.x17online.com)
August 08, 2016 - 11:37 GMT
Some think the photos will prove that she really is pregnant.
Qatar Airways is restricted to owning 49 per cent of any European carrier, including IAG, under non-EU ownership rules that require any EU airline to be majority-owned by EU shareholders. (File photo)
August 01, 2016 - 14:00 GMT
The state-owned carrier, already IAG's largest investor, increased its holding from 15.67 per cent on July 28, after Brexit-induced drop. It has invested in IAG since January 2015.
Dammn Baby! Is Janet carrying a baby boy or girl? (File photo)
July 28, 2016 - 10:24 GMT
Meanwhile, Janet's family are 'extremely worried' about the singer's pregnancy at 50.
Qatari Minister of State for Defense Khalid al-Attiyah (Twitter/@kbmalattiyah)
July 28, 2016 - 00:46 GMT
Al Masdar reported on the comments by the Qatari Minister of State for Defense.
The singer has been given a Qatari passport by the former country's Emir. (www.worldakhbar.com)
July 25, 2016 - 10:46 GMT
The singer has been given a Qatari passport by the former country's Emir.
Al Rayyan football players, coaches and club members pose with Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy officials at the launch of the new training facilities at Al Rayyan Sports Club (Photo: Gulf Times)
July 21, 2016 - 19:30 GMT
The Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy (SC) launched the new, state-of-the-art training facilities for Al Rayyan Sports Club on Wednesday at a ceremony attended by players, coaching staff, club management and senior officials from the SC.
Photo: Gulf Business
July 19, 2016 - 15:20 GMT
The airline has renewed its sponsorship of the club for one more season
Ras Laffan Industrial City, located 80 km north of Doha is Qatar's main site for production of liquefied natural gas and gas-to-liquid.  (IMGwide.com)
July 19, 2016 - 08:00 GMT
The five-year contract covers engineering and support services for its gas-to-liquids complex at Ras Laffan Industrial City in Qatar.