Qatar

December 26, 2000

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Salaries for Qatari government employees will soon be increased, Gulf Times reported Monday, quoting an informed source as saying. According to the pa

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The Emirates-based Damas Jewelry Company is intending to build a gold manufacturing plant in Dubai, the biggest of its sort in the UAE.

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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

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The US embassy in Qatar, closed since December 9 for security reasons, reopened this weekend.

December 14, 2000

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The Israeli Haaretz newspaper reported Thursday that Israeli Foreign Minister Shlomo Ben Ami met secretly Monday in Paris with a senior official from

December 13, 2000

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Qatar is considering plans to open an Islamic satellite TV channel next year based in Doha. The channel would beam cultural programs to Muslims across the world.

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For years, Qatar has been regarded as one of the most pro-Western Arab states. However, a number of recent incidents has shaken Qatar’s relations with the West to the core. As the tiny Gulf state prep

December 10, 2000

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Qatar and Chile could become rivals to host the next trade ministers\' conference of the World Trade Organization at the end of next year, WTO sources said on Friday.

December 7, 2000

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A report recently publicized by the Qatari Planing Council revealed that the number of the operating industrial enterprises in the State of Qatar amounts to 2,349, reported <I>Al-Raya</I> newspaper.

December 6, 2000

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A deal has been brokered to purchase six new planes for Qatar Airways. The financing for the purchase will be through a group composed of Barclay’s Capital, Germany’s Hypo Vereinsbank and Qatar Nation