Qatar

January 21, 2001

02:00 GMT

The Qatari capital, Doha, has been named as the Grade One winner of the Safety Award in the Environmental Health Awards category.

January 17, 2001

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The board of directors of Qatar's General Corporation for Tourism (GCT) has held its first meeting, under the chairmanship of Shaikh Sultan bin Jassim Bin Mohamed Al Thani.

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OPEC oil ministers agreed Tuesday on a production cut to help boost slumping prices, the cartel's secretary general said, while one minister said most were agreed on a 1.5 million barrels per day redu

January 15, 2001

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Qatar on Monday urged Gulf countries to reach a consensus on meat imports after Saudi Arabia banned European beef and mutton over fears of \"mad cow\" disease.

January 11, 2001

02:00 GMT

Japanese Foreign Minister Yohei Kono has announced the launch of closer cooperation with the Gulf, notably in the water sector, and an initiative to improve understanding of Islam.

January 10, 2001

02:00 GMT

Japanese Foreign Minister Yohei Kono held talks in Qatar on Tuesday at the start of a Gulf Arab tour aimed at boosting links with the leading oil suppliers of resource-poor Japan.

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Qatar General Petroleum Corporation (QGPC), the state-run oil company, has changed its name to Qatar Petroleum and adopted a new logo, the official QNA news agency reported Tuesday.

January 9, 2001

02:00 GMT

Qatar's Oil Minister Abdullah bin Hamad al-Attiya on Monday urged the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) to cut production by at least two million barrels per day (bpd) when it meets

January 7, 2001

02:00 GMT

Defense lawyers in the trial of Qatar\'s failed 1996 coup plotters will resume their presentations in the court of appeals Monday.

January 2, 2001

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Qatar\'s Emir Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa al-Thani reshuffled his cabinet Tuesday, promoting the minister of state for interior affairs to interior minis

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

02:00 GMT

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

02:00 GMT

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