Qatar

April 1, 2001

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Qatar and Cuba signed on Saturday a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to set up a higher joint committee to work on developing relations between the t

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Higher than previously forecast oil prices are expected to provide the Qatari government with a budget surplus worth 497 million riyals ($136.5 million) for the 2001/02 fiscal year, which begin April

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Higher than previously forecast, oil prices are expected to provide the Qatari government with a budget surplus worth $136.5 million for the 2001/02 fiscal year.

March 31, 2001

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Cuban Foreign Minister Felipe Perez Roque arrived on Friday in Doha for bilateral talks with senior Qatari officials.

March 29, 2001

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Qatar and France are completing preparations for a naval exercise on April 10th in Doha.

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Qatar said it expected a surplus of QR497mn ($136.5m) in its 2001/2002 budget.

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Bahrain’s telecommunications company (Batelco) announced on Wednesday the introduction of a new Integrated Service Digital Network (ISDN) link with Qa

March 28, 2001

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Qatar Airways secured a $44.5-million loan from Qatar National Bank on Sunday, March 25, to partially finance the purchase of two Airbus 300s, the official QNA news agency reported.  The deal was sign

March 27, 2001

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Sudanese Foreign Minister Mustafa Osman Ismail on Monday denied news reports on transporting former Speaker of the Sudanese Parliament Hassan Turabi

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The six-month-old Palestinian uprising or Intifada is the theme of honor at Qatar's First Film Festival.

March 26, 2001

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Qatari papers were Sunday on sale in Bahrain, a mid improving relations between the two countries since their border dispute was ended by the Internat

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For the first time after Qatar's national e-mail connection with the rest of the world was severed, the Qatar telecom company (Q-Tel) admitted that it

March 25, 2001

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Bahrain’s emir Shaikh Hamad bin Issa Al Khalifa called Saturday on the private sector to play a major role in enhancing economic and investment cooper

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The Ramallah bureau of the popular Qatari satellite television network Al-Jazeera reopened Friday ,March 23, two days after armed Palestinian security forces shut it down, the bureau chief said.  Pale

March 24, 2001

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The Ramallah office of the Qatari satellite television channel, al-Jazeera, reopened Friday, two days after Palestinian security forces shut it down.