Qatar

May 16, 2001

03:00 GMT

Qatari Minister of Energy and Industry, Abdullah Al-Attiya, earlier this week signed two contracts with the Director General of the Spanish Natural Gas Companies Group, Jose Lopez.

May 14, 2001

03:00 GMT

Yemeni Vice President Abd Rabbo Mansour Hadi is in Qatar for a two-day visit for talks on bilateral relations with Qatari officials.

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Cuban President Fidel Castro arrived in Qatar on Sunday, making him the first head of a communist nation to visit a Gulf Arab state.

May 13, 2001

03:00 GMT

Qatar Airlines will soon allow 10kg of free baggage to infants who pay 10 percent of the total airfare.

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Qatar will export 4.92 million tons of liquefied natural gas (LNG) to South Korea from 2002 until 2023.

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Yemen’s Vice-President Abd Rabbuh Mansour Hadi arrives Sunday in Doha for bilateral talks with Qatari officials.

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Cuban President Fidel Castro left Malaysia for Qatar on Sunday, ending a three-day state visit to Kuala Lumpur that ushered in closer ties between the

May 11, 2001

03:00 GMT

Kuwait is preparing to import natural gas from Iran and Qatar.

May 10, 2001

03:00 GMT

A recently published report by the Qatari Central Bank announced a drop in both the value of local oil and gas, as well as in the national GDP.

May 9, 2001

03:00 GMT

Qatar is expected to issue two tenders in mid-May for the new Industrial Zone in Doha. The first for the constructing of a water distribution system, and the second—a gas distribution system.

May 8, 2001

03:00 GMT

Qatar Airways (QA) will later this month become the world’s first airline to purchase an Airbus Corporate Jetliner (ACJ).

03:00 GMT

The state-run Qatar gas company, Qatargas, signed on Monday two comprehensive contracts with the Spanish company GasNatural for the delivery of up to

May 7, 2001

03:00 GMT

A group of businessmen representing over 20 Italian companies will arrive in Doha on May 19 on a two-day visit aimed at bolstering cooperation between

May 6, 2001

03:00 GMT

Qatar’s Foreign Minister Shaikh Hamad bin Jassem bin Jabr Al Thani received on Sunday a written message from his Egyptian counterpart, Amr Moussa, dea

May 3, 2001

03:00 GMT

Qatar Airways is working with its home state's tourism authority to ease restrictions on tourist visas.