January 11, 2001
Japanese Foreign Minister Yohei Kono has announced the launch of closer cooperation with the Gulf, notably in the water sector, and an initiative to improve understanding of Islam.
January 10, 2001
Japanese Foreign Minister Yohei Kono held talks in Qatar on Tuesday at the start of a Gulf Arab tour aimed at boosting links with the leading oil suppliers of resource-poor Japan.
Qatar General Petroleum Corporation (QGPC), the state-run oil company, has changed its name to Qatar Petroleum and adopted a new logo, the official QNA news agency reported Tuesday.
January 9, 2001
Qatar's Oil Minister Abdullah bin Hamad al-Attiya on Monday urged the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) to cut production by at least two million barrels per day (bpd) when it meets
January 7, 2001
Defense lawyers in the trial of Qatar\'s failed 1996 coup plotters will resume their presentations in the court of appeals Monday.
January 2, 2001
Qatar\'s Emir Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa al-Thani reshuffled his cabinet Tuesday, promoting the minister of state for interior affairs to interior minis
December 26, 2000
Qatar\'s Emir Hamad bin Khalifa al-Thani will travel this weekend to Bahrain for a regional summit despite a simmering border conflict between the two
December 24, 2000
The sale of American goods in Doha co-operative supermarkets has gone down by 30 to 60%, the Gulf Times reported. Meanwhile, a report by AFP said that
The Qatari Minister of Energy and Industry, Abdullah Bin Hamad Al-Attiya, reported <I>Al-Raya</I> newspaper, recently revealed that the State of Qatar is targeting 30 million tons gas exports per annu
Gulfstream Resources Canada Ltd. has concluded a series of transactions that have increased its working interest in the Block 11 area in Qatar from 27.5 percent to 49 percent.
December 19, 2000
Gulfstream Resources Canada Ltd. signed an agreement to acquire an additional 25 percent participation interest in the 1976 Exploration and Production Sharing Agreement in Qatar, which includes the Al
December 18, 2000
Salaries for Qatari government employees will soon be increased, Gulf Times reported Monday, quoting an informed source as saying. According to the pa
The Emirates-based Damas Jewelry Company is intending to build a gold manufacturing plant in Dubai, the biggest of its sort in the UAE.
A green light was given for the UAE’s 130-million-dirham Dubai Textile Village project, following the signing of a 15-year lease agreement between Dubai Ports and Customs (DP&C) and Texmas, the umbrel
December 17, 2000
The US embassy in Qatar, closed since December 9 for security reasons, reopened this weekend.