Qatar

April 9, 2001

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The Qatari emir has ordered the release of a religious scholar after three years of arrest.

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Chad Prime Minister Nagoum Yamassoum arrived in Sunday Doha on a two-day visit to Qatar.

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The religious authorities in Dubai have joined an Islamic ban on Pokemon films and games already declared in Saudi Arabia and Qatar, a newspaper reported Sunday, April 7.  The religious affairs depart

April 8, 2001

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A psychiatric hospital - the first of its kind in Qatar - is to be set up next year in Doha.

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A high-level delegation from the Taleban administration in Afghanistan has arrived in Qatar seeking humanitarian aid and political recognition.

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France and Qatar have launched the second phase of their nearly month-long exercise.

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Leading businessmen of Bahrain and Qatar signed Saturday in Manama a cooperation agreement aimed at “launching a new era of trade and economic ties be

April 7, 2001

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A top-level Qatari delegation arrived in Bahrain on Friday for talks with leading officials to discuss ways of strengthening bilateral trade talks bet

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Bread in Qatar is free of potassium bromide.

April 6, 2001

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A delegation of 25 Qatari businessmen is due to start a three-day visit to Manama on Friday

April 5, 2001

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Unlicensed investment companies in Qatar could face penal action at the end of their grace period by the end of April.

April 4, 2001

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Qatar’s emir, Sheikh Hamad al-Thani, will pay an official visit to Paris on Wednesday for talks with his French counterpart, Jacque Chirac.

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Qatar's mufti has followed the example of his Saudi counterpart and issued a fatwa banning Pokemon.

April 3, 2001

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Qatar and China signed on Monday several trade agreements aimed at strengthening bilateral ties between the two countries.

April 2, 2001

03:00 GMT

The joint Qatar-Bahraini higher committee will convene next Monday in Doha as both countries signed an agreement last month to bolster bilateral ties.