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Aerial view of Hamad International Airport. (Construction Week Online)
February 08, 2016 - 08:00 GMT
New tenders include phase one of a $15B passenger and freight network and an estimated $2B expansion of Hamad International Airport.
Source: Qatar News Agency
February 07, 2016 - 19:17 GMT
Qatar Airways Group employees, alongside their family members, are getting ready to celebrate this year’s Qatar National Sports Day at Al-Sadd Sports Club on Tuesday.
Hamas and Fatah officials discuss reconciliation in Gaza, Tuesday, April 22, 2014. (AFP/Mahmud Hams)
February 07, 2016 - 15:00 GMT
Delegations from Palestine's rival political groups will meet in the Qatari capital on Sunday to discuss a reconciliation agreement.
The Commercial Bank of Qatar earned a net profit of 1.45B riyals, compared to a profit of 1.94B riyals in 2015.  (Shutterstock/Philip Lange)
February 07, 2016 - 14:23 GMT
Banking sector profitability will be hit by slowdowns in lending, limited earnings growth, and squeeze liquidity.
Theo Zwanziger
February 02, 2016 - 16:09 GMT
Former German football federation (DFB) chief Theo Zwanziger can for now continue calling 2022 World Cup hosts Qatar "the cancerous growth on world football," a Dusseldorf court said Tuesday in a preliminary ruling.
Source: Qatar News Agency
February 01, 2016 - 15:33 GMT
Doha has won its bid to host the 2023 FINA World Championships and FINA World Masters Championships. Following final presentations in Budapest...
The stadium will be built over an area of 515,400 square metres
January 31, 2016 - 15:40 GMT
"The Supreme Committee for Delivery and Legacy has appointed Arab Engineering Bureau (AEB) as the design consultant for the 2022 FIFA World Cup's eighth proposed host venue, which will be located in Al Thumama."
The SSE initiative aims to explore how exchanges can enhance corporate transparency. (RT)
January 31, 2016 - 08:34 GMT
Qatar becomes a Partner Exchange and commits to transparency and maintaing standards under the voluntary United Nations Sustainable Stock Exchanges initiative.
Morteza Pouraliganji
January 28, 2016 - 16:23 GMT
Iranian international defender Morteza Pouraliganji has officially joined Qatari side Al Sadd on a four-month deal on Wednesday.
FC Barcelona team
January 28, 2016 - 15:38 GMT
Reports come as Bayern Munich signs sponsorship deal with Hamad International Airport - which is managed by Qatar Airways
Qatar Airways' Doha-Santiago route will become the second longest flight at 18 hours and 25 minutes. (Facebook)
January 28, 2016 - 05:57 GMT
The proposed Doha-Auckland route would take 18 hours and 25 minutes, beating the Qatas Dallas-Sydney and Dubai-Panama City routes.
Source: Qatar News Agency
January 28, 2016 - 00:37 GMT
Five players from French club Paris Saint-Germain have been given starring roles in a recently recorded promotional video that shines a spotlight on the unique care and...
Source: Qatar News Agency
January 27, 2016 - 17:23 GMT
Hamad International Airport-Qatar (HIA-Qatar) today announced that it will be the official platinum sponsor of the legendary German football club, FC Bayern Munich...
Emir Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani. (AFP/Jim Watson)
January 27, 2016 - 12:00 GMT
The Qatari emir is making changes to the ministries to reflect his rule.
Warner did not want to disclose the names of officials who had spoken him about rumours of brown envelopes containing cash being handed out before the vote for 2017
January 26, 2016 - 18:20 GMT
Doha's bids for the 2017 and 2019 world athletics championships are examined by the ethics committee of the ruling body IAAF, British federation chief Ed Warner said on Tuesday.
Zwanziger had rejected earlier attempts by Qatar to submit a cease and desist declaration
January 26, 2016 - 17:53 GMT
A German court will next week hear a case in which the Qatar football federation is suing former German federation (DFB) president and ex-FIFA executive Theo Zwanziger for referring to the 2022 World Cup hosts as the "cancerous growth on world football."