December 18, 2012
Mohamed bin Hammam has reportedly resigned from all football-related positions and is now banned for life, soccer world's governing body FIFA has confimed.
December 12, 2012
Qatar Holding has been granted a $1 billion quota to invest in China's capital markets, much lower than the $5 billion it had hoped for.
December 5, 2012
As results in the Corruptions Perceptions Index break, the Arab Springers and the region measures its great expectations against its poor results. Qatar’s corruption rating glows against other Arab members states – but it is the best of a bunch of bad eggs.
December 3, 2012
Authorities involved with an ambitious project in Qatar, the Sahara Forest Project, said they were determined to contribute to plans undertaken by the government and Qatari organisations to reduce the country’s heavy reliance on food imports.
December 2, 2012
Qatar has announced that it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the French financial organisation Caisse des Dépôts to provide funding to Small and Medium Sized businesses.
Qatar will remain the fastest growing of all GCC sovereigns in 2013, driven by the government’s huge capital investment programme, Fitch Ratings has forecast.
November 26, 2012
The conference has begun in Doha with 191 countries participating in the last chance to find a replacement for the Kyoto Protocol.
November 25, 2012
Paris St-Germain are reportedly planning to make a 40 million pound bid for Mario Balotelli in January, triggering a tug of war for the Italian striker with AC and Inter Milan.
November 20, 2012
On the third night of the Doha Tribeca Film Festival stars were few and far between and those who did make an appearance were a moody lot.
November 19, 2012
The International Monetary Fund has said that GDP in Qatar is set to grow at 6.3 per cent, a marked drop from the 14.1 per cent the country saw in 2011.
We take a look at the opening movie of the festival.
November 18, 2012
Qatar Airways has neither immediate plans to launch a budget airline to compete with Dubai's expanding low-cost carrier flyDubai nor any move to float an initial public offering, said a report citing its chief executive.
Adapted from the 2007 bestselling book, Nair's movie is a hit in the Gulf.
November 17, 2012
Spanish giants Barcelona have replaced their shirt sponsors Qatar Foundation with Qatar Airways, and will display a purely corporate advertisement for the first time under a 210-million dollar deal approved last year.
November 12, 2012
Eight Qatari films by female directors and 11 films by Arab women filmmakers will be screened at the Doha Tribeca Film Festival this November.