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A wave of back-to-the-city gentrification has seen property prices shoot up against a national trend of stagnation at best.
March 02, 2015 - 08:54 GMT
The acquisition is the latest in a string of eye-catching European purchases for Qatar, which already owns London department store Harrods and top French football club Paris Saint-Germain,
Yes, George and his wife are expecting a baby! (Image: Albawaba file)
March 01, 2015 - 15:45 GMT
George Wassouf's new wife Nada Zeidan finally confirms her pregnancy and addresses her step-son hate rumors!
Lucie Safarova
February 28, 2015 - 22:53 GMT
Lucie Safarova defeated Victoria Azarenka on Saturday in straight sets, 6-4, 6-3 to clinch the Qatar Open.
The countries relocated their embassies to Aden, a port city on the southern coast of Yemen. (AFP/File)
February 27, 2015 - 05:55 GMT
Saudi and Qatari ambassadors resumed their work in the southern Yemeni city of Aden, reported a Hadi-aid on Thursday. The embassies in Sana'a were evacuated in mid-February due to security concerns.
February 26, 2015 - 21:50 GMT
A proposal by Qatar's Investment House for a QR750 million ($206 million) flotation of an agricultural firm has been shelved by regulators.

This high-speed line could mean that it would take as little as 35 minutes to reach Doha from Bahrain, with plans to double the line so that it can also accommodate goods traffic by 2027.
February 26, 2015 - 21:29 GMT
Plans for the multi-million dinar development of Bahrain's east coast are being drawn up with one eye on the Fifa World Cup due to take place in Qatar in 2022, a report said.
Three journalists have been released after they were arrested on suspicion of flying a drone over Paris, police said Thursday. (AFP/Jean Pierre Muller)
February 26, 2015 - 14:00 GMT
Three journalists have been released after they were arrested on suspicion of flying a drone over Paris, police said Thursday.
The European giants will have seven years to get used to the idea that they must re-schedule five or six matches in the winter of 2022.
February 25, 2015 - 15:26 GMT
Tuesday's recommendation to stage it over November and December is probably the best option for all -- even though Europe's major clubs disagree.
Ooredoo owns 92.1 per cent of Ooredoo Kuwait.
February 25, 2015 - 09:59 GMT
Ooredoo Kuwait, the country’s No.3 mobile operator by subscribers, blamed on Monday foreign exchange losses, investments in Algeria and restructuring costs in Tunisia for wiping out its fourth-quarter profit.
The bank said on January 18 it planned to raise up to QR2 billion through a sukuk which enhanced its Tier 1 - or core - capital.
February 24, 2015 - 20:43 GMT
The sale would be in accordance with Basel III banking rules and the final amount and currency of the offering would be decided by the board at a later date,
Qatar Airways’ Boeing 787 Dreamliner will be deployed on the new Durban route which offers passengers 254 seats across its Business and Economy Class
February 23, 2015 - 11:25 GMT
Qatar Airways, the national carrier of Qatar, has introduced Durban to its list of destinations in South Africa – its third route to the country following Johannesburg and Cape Town.