Qatar

March 15, 2001

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The International Court of Justice (ICJ) on Friday attributed the Zubara strip to Qatar and the Hawar islands to Bahrain in its ruling on a territoria

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Qatar and the U.A.E. signed on March 14th a long-awaited deal worth $3.5 billion to transport Qatari natural gas to Abu Dhabi and Dubai.

March 14, 2001

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Qatar and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) signed in Doha on Wednesday an agreement worth 3.5 billion US dollars for carrying Qatari gas to the UAE.

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The growth in demand for the clean fuel – natural gas in the Middle East is projected to increase 3.3 percent annually.

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Qatar will issue soon a law that bans the use of mobile phones while driving.

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The director general of the Qatari Telecommunication Company (Q-Tel), Hamad Bin Abdullah Al-Attiya, stated that the company had drafted a new strategy aiming to compete in both local and regional mark

March 13, 2001

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The Arab Towns Organisation (ATO) is to hold a symposium on Islamic architecture in the Qatari capital from March 17 to 19.

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About 120 expatriate workers employed by Qatari Gulf Steel Factories have gone on strike protesting against the non-payment of wages.

March 12, 2001

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Qatar Petroleum company (QP) will soon sign a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with ExxonMobil for setting up a facility in the Gulf state for gas-to

March 11, 2001

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Standard Poor's said Friday, March 9, it had upgraded its sovereign ratings on the State of Qatar and revised the outlook to positive from stable. It also raised the ratings on Qatar Petroleum, the co

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Qatar's Energy Minister Abdullah bin Hamad al-Attiya said he expects OPEC to decide on an output cut next week to make up for oversupply on the world market, in an interview published on Saturday.

March 6, 2001

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Qatar has called on Iran to contribute for a stable oil price. Meanwhile, the two countries condemned the Afghanistan ruling Taliban’s moves to destro

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Qatar's Emir Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa al-Thani has called on Iranian President Mohammad Khatami to "support the oil market to avoid a fall in the price of a barrel," the official IRNA agency reported

March 4, 2001

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Qatar Airways plans to start a regular service to Iraq once insurance problems are ironed out, joining a host of flights to Baghdad despite the UN air embargo.

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Qatar Airways has signed a $1.6 billion deal with the European aerospace consortium Airbus Industrie, involving the purchase of two Airbus 380 double-decker superjumbos, and the option to buy two more