Qatar

June 21, 2001

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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

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The General Assembly of the Qatari Flour Mills Company (QFMC) approved on June 5 the distribution of ten percent dividends to stockholders for the end fiscal year.

June 18, 2001

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Qatar and Lebanon will activate a maritime fiber optic link in August.

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Jordan vowed Sunday to keep Ibrahim Ghoshe, a Jordanian citizen and spokesman for the militant Palestinian Hamas group, detained in Amman's airport un

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The Austrian oil group OMV is engaged in talks with Yemen and Qatar in an attempt to clinch oil and gas projects, company CEO Richard Schenz said Sunday, June 17.  "Negotiations began recently. We are

June 17, 2001

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Qatari Minister of Energy and Industry Abdullah bin Hamad Al Attiyah has called on US petrochemical firms and financial institutions to participate in

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Arab League Secretary General Amr Moussa said on Saturday that his organization was mediating between Jordan and Qatar to settle their dispute over th

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Jordanian authorities have demanded that Qatar Airways suspend all flights to Jordan after the carrier flew Hamas spokesman Ibrahim Ghoshe into Amman, the company's director-general said late Friday,

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Qatar's energy minister announced Saturday, June 16, that an agreement protocol had been signed with the US oil giant ExxonMobil on a gas-to-liquids project worth $3 billion.  "The project is aimed at

June 16, 2001

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Jordanian authorities threatened Saturday to force Ibrahim Ghosheh, a Jordanian citizen and spokesman for the militant Palestinian Hamas group, back o

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Yemen and Libya have intervened to hammer out a solution to a spiraling conflict between Jordan and Qatar over a deported Hamas leader who flew to Amm