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Germany's tech giant won a major contract to construct three substations in Qatar. (AFP/File)
July 23, 2015 - 15:06 GMT
Germany's tech giant won a major contract to construct three substations in Qatar.
MENA countries are in hot water over whopping carbon footprints. (AFP/File)
July 23, 2015 - 00:12 GMT
Turns out, the World Economic Forum released a list of the worst greenhouse gas emitters and a heap of MENA countries top it
Qatar was ranked as the most efficient government by the WEF's Global Competitiveness Report. (Shutterstock)
July 16, 2015 - 16:12 GMT
It might not be what you expect.
The Qatari television network bought Turkey's Digiturk on Monday. (AFP/File)
July 14, 2015 - 12:29 GMT
The Qatari television network bought Turkey's Digiturk on Monday.
Shurat HaDin writes to current Barcelona soccer team leader demanding end to support for Qatar, which hosts Hamas leaders
July 13, 2015 - 15:35 GMT
Legal rights organization Shurat HaDin has taken on world soccer (football) on Monday, after writing to the current President of FC Barcelona, Josef Maria Bartomeu, and asking him to cut the team's sponsorship ties to Qatar.
Gianfranco Zola
July 12, 2015 - 13:58 GMT
Gianfranco Zola is the new coach of Al-Arabi in Qatar, the Sardinian, who turned 49 last week, was unveiled in Qatar on Saturday evening.
Al Bayt stadium will accommodate 70,000 spectators and is a proposed semi-final venue. (Stol.it)
July 12, 2015 - 12:34 GMT
Italians win the contract to build the Al Bayt stadium in Al Khor, which is modelled after nomadic tents.
National carrier Qatar Airways has launched its second new destination of the year. (AFP/File)
July 05, 2015 - 21:20 GMT
National carrier Qatar Airways has launched its second new destination of the year.
Palestinians walking through Damascus Gate in Jerusalem. (AFP/Menahem Kahana)
June 28, 2015 - 18:43 GMT
Palestinian ambassador to Qatar confirms that up to 20,000 Palestinians are expected to take up more specialised jobs in Qatar, such as in education.
Xavi
June 26, 2015 - 16:30 GMT
The midfielder says he was expected to leave the Catalan club last summer but was convinced to stay on for another year and is happy he did so
Rising tourism activities contribute to the construction industry's foreseen growth for the next three years. (AFP/File)
June 26, 2015 - 07:46 GMT
Rising tourism activities contribute to the construction industry's foreseen growth for the next three years.