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Qatar Football Association president HE Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa bin Ahmed al-Thani (centre) poses with other officials after being re-elected for another four-year term at the General Assembly of the body yesterday. (Photo: Gulf Times)
December 11, 2018 - 13:27 GMT
Qatar Football Association president HE Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa bin Ahmed al-Thani was re-elected for another...
The timing of the decision, just few days before the 9th December PGCC Riyadh summit, seems to show the decision is somehow related to the current diplomatic rift between the two states (Shutterstock)
December 11, 2018 - 01:42 GMT
Dr. Luciano Zaccara says Qatar withdraw from OPEC may increase the quota (of power and production) that OPEC may allocate to Iran, which is not in line with the US policy towards Iran.
The minister reiterated that the financial statements for the first half of 2018 confirm the strength of the economy and that the country has overcome the ‘blockade’ imposed by Saudi Arabia and its allies. (Shutterstock)
December 11, 2018 - 01:20 GMT
Delivering a keynote speech at the Euromoney Qatar Conference, Minister of Finance HE Ali Shareef al Emadi said Qatar’s general budget for 2019, to be announced in few days, will include a projected surplus.
Qatar's Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani. (AFP/File)
December 09, 2018 - 07:42 GMT
The Qatari emir will not join a Gulf summit to be held in Saudi Arabia on Sunday, a Qatari official said late Saturday.
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December 06, 2018 - 19:00 GMT
President of the Qatar Olympic Committee (QOC) Sheikh Joaan bin Hamad al Thani on Wednesday attended the 34th General Assembly meeting of the QOC.
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December 06, 2018 - 14:29 GMT
Images and videos of American actor Sean Penn outside the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul, Wednesday, sparked questions and rumors over the Hollywood star's aim behind the visit.
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December 06, 2018 - 12:07 GMT
beIN is set to host the biggest-ever AFC Asian Cup tournament live and exclusive on its channels. The action-packed event...
Qatar has emerged as the best performing stock market this year with a rise of more than 24 percent till date. (AFP)
December 06, 2018 - 10:33 GMT
Foreign funds worth more than $5 billion are waiting to be infused into Qatar’s stock market, a senior official of Qatar Stock Exchange (QSE) has said.
December 06, 2018 - 03:46 GMT
Oil Minister Bijan Namdar Zanganeh says OPEC has major problems with some oil producers except Qatar, and the reasons for Qatar’s exit from the organization must be examined.
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December 05, 2018 - 18:44 GMT
Sweden’s national football team will visit Qatar on a winter tour from 3-13 January 2019 to build a new generation of players towards preparation for Euro 2020 Championship qualifying and Qatar 2022 Word Cup.
Iranian Oil Minister Bijan Namdar Zanganeh (AFP/File)
December 05, 2018 - 10:32 GMT
Iran’s Oil Minister Bijen Namdar Zengene has called for examining the reasons behind Qatar’s decision to withdraw from the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC).
The World Cup deals between Britain and Qatar are part of a rise in trade between the two countries which totalled £3.39bn in 2017, an increase of 70% over the last five years. (Shutterstock)
December 05, 2018 - 09:54 GMT
British firms are signing £1.5bn worth of contracts with Qatar for work on the next World Cup – more than ten times what they made at the tournament in Brazil four years ago.
A handout picture provided by the Saudi Royal Palace on December 5, 2016 shows Saudi King Salman (L) waiving next to the Emir of Qatar Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani during a ceremony in Doha. (AFP)
December 05, 2018 - 07:51 GMT
Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz on Tuesday invited Qatari Emir Qatari Emir Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani to attend 39th Gulf Cooperation Council Summit in the Saudi capital Riyadh on Dec. 9.
Qatar’s decision to exit OPEC will have no major impact on the cartel’s decision-making process, oil output or oil prices in the short term. (Shutterstock)
December 05, 2018 - 07:03 GMT
Qatar’s decision to exit OPEC next month is unlikely to have a significant impact on the oil group’s structure or on short-term oil prices, according to analysts.
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December 04, 2018 - 16:54 GMT
The attention of the athletics world will fall firmly on Monaco on Tuesday as the Mediterranean Principality prepares to...
Qatar has decided to withdraw its membership from OPEC effective January 2019 and this decision was communicated to OPEC this morning. (Shutterstock)
December 04, 2018 - 08:48 GMT
With Qatar making the announcement it would pull out of global oil cartel OPEC, analysts across the world have scrambled over Doha's unprecedented move and its implications.