Qatar

April 10, 2001

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The American University “Cornell” announced Monday that it would open a branch of its faculty of medicine in Qatar, that will accept Israeli students.

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Qatar is expecting 15 billion dollars worth of investments in the energy sector by 2005, said Minister of Finance, Economy and Trade Yousef Hussein Ka

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Qatar is free of foot-and-mouth disease that spread in several neighboring Gulf states.

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Qatar and Chad reviewed on Monday ways to boost bilateral ties in all fields.

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.