Qatar

November 12, 2000

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Qatar's emir, Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa al-Thani, on Sunday urged Islamic leaders meeting in Doha to draw up a common strategy to help the Palestinians

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Iranian President Mohammad Khatami on Sunday proposed a four-point Middle East peace plan centered on a multi-faith Palestinian state.

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Qatar's energy minister said that the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC), would not raise output because there was already enough oil in supply, reports said Friday.

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Qatar announced Thursday the closure of Israel's trade office to save an Islamic summit that the tiny Gulf state is hosting after Muslim giants Saudi Arabia and Iran threatened a boycott. Thye Novembe

November 11, 2000

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Pakistani military ruler General Pervez Musharraf left here Saturday for Doha to attend the summit conference of the Organization of the Islamic Confe

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Qatar, host of the Organization of the Islamic Conference (OIC) summit, has invited toppled Afghan president Burhanuddin Rabbani and the Taliban milit

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Bangladeshi Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina Wajed left Saturday for Qatar to attend the Organization of Islamic Conference leaders summit.

November 10, 2000

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Islamic foreign ministers continued their talks on the Palestinian Intifada Friday ahead of the ninth Islamic summit, a day after host nation Qatar bo

November 9, 2000

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Qatar will announce the closure of Israel's trade office in Doha on Thursday, bowing to Saudi demands to break links with the Jewish state before next

November 8, 2000

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Israel's trade office in Doha was keeping a low profile on Wednesday, four years into its bumpy mission in Qatar, as a row deepened over Qatar's refus

November 6, 2000

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Qatar's Foreign Minister Sheikh Hamad Ben Jassem Al-Thani said Monday that the Gulf state had no plans to cut trade links with Israel at the moment d

November 3, 2000

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The emir of Qatar asked President Vladimir Putin on Friday to intensify Russia's role in resolving the Middle East violence.

October 31, 2000

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A Doha court sentenced an Iraqi who hijacked a Qatar Airways Airbus on September 14 to five years in jail.

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The Qatari Salt Company will soon become a major shareholder in the Jordan Safi Salt Company (JOSSCO) as a deal concluding their partnership is expected in a months time.

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Qatar Airways is planning to buy six new Airbus A320 aircraft from the Toulouse-based Airbus Industrie, and the Reuters news agency reported that the airline has mandated a consortium of foreign and Q