December 1, 2013
Some flights will be operated from the new airport on a “trial” basis after the soft opening,
November 28, 2013
Qatar's tourism is on the rise with the average hotel occupancy rate rose up to 7 percent in third quarter of 2013 alone.
Qatar granted the Palestinian Authority (PA) $150 million to help its economy Wednesday according to reports from Thursday.
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November 27, 2013
Qatar's telecommunications firm, Ooredoo launched its first sukuk Tuesday. The Islamic bond is worth $1.25 billion and will have a profit rate of 3.039 percent.
November 26, 2013
Research in Qatar will focus immediately on three priority challenges of energy, water and cyber security, HH Sheikha Moza bint Nasser, chairperson of Qatar Foundation, announced yesterday.
November 25, 2013
Qatar has praised Sunday's deal between Iran and the world powers, calling it a positive step towards greater stability in the region as France said some of the sanctions on Iran would be lifted in December.
November 24, 2013
Qatar National Bank has given the government of Tunisia $500 million to support its foreign currency reserves as the north African country faces growing pressure from the World Bank and the IMF to cut its budget deficit.
November 21, 2013
Etihad is set to acquire a 24% stake in India's Jet Airways
November 20, 2013
Qatar, which enjoys the “highest” sovereign ratings in the Middle East and “sound” external position, has the lowest break-even oil price in the Gulf region, according to global credit rating agency Moody’s.
“Employers in Qatar have displayed an appalling disregard for the basic human rights of migrant workers. Many are taking advantage of a permissive environment and lax enforcement of labour protections to exploit construction workers.”
November 19, 2013
In contrast, sponsors have the power to prevent their workers from moving jobs, can block workers from leaving the country without needing to provide any justification and have the right to terminate a worker’s employment and have his or her residency permit cancelled by the authorities.
Qatar is set to step up its chemicals, petrochemicals and LPG output in the coming years, said HE the Minister for Energy and Industry, Dr Mohamed bin Saleh al-Sada.
November 18, 2013
Football's governing body has claimed that the Arabian state has already begun addressing allegations of "human rights abuses" on work sites
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