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Qatar's HMC says to open seven new hospitals by 2018

2016-05-06
Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) has announced plans to open seven new hospitals in Qatar over the next 18 months, creating more than 1,100 hospital beds. In the biggest boost to hospital bed numbers in Qatar in recent years, the equivalent of almost 60 new ...

Qatar's SWF said to be in talks to buy luxury US hotels

2016-05-06
Qatar's sovereign wealth fund is reportedly in talks to buy luxury hotels in New York and San Francisco from Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide. Bloomberg reported on Thursday that the Qatar Investment Authority is in advanced talks to buy the St Regis ...

Qatar may see sustained 3.6% average growth in 2016-2018

2016-05-06
The Aspire Tower stands illuminated at night in Doha. The outlook for Qatar’s economic growth remains moderate, despite slowdown in the hydrocarbon sector, according to Middle East and North Africa Economic Monitor Report - Spring 2016. Qatar may see a ...

Qatar FM pushes Putin over Syria fighting

2016-05-06
Qatar’s Foreign Minister on Friday met Russian President Vladimir Putin in the Black Sea resort of Sochi to pressure Moscow after fighting in Syria’s Aleppo threatened to sink peace efforts. “We came here today to discuss possible ways to save the ...

5 Reasons to Fly with Qatar Airways

2016-05-06
When you’re traveling—whether it’s a 40-minute flight or a 22-hour flight—you want to be comfortable. Which airlines you take makes a big difference in your travel quality, because you don’t want to end up on a 22-hour flight with unclean seats ...

Demand for Qatar homes, offices sees slowdown in Q1

2016-05-05
Demand for residential and commercial property in Qatar has seen a significant slowdown in the first quarter of 2016 due to cuts in government spending, according to a new report. DTZ Qatar's latest report said most commercial real estate lettings during ...

Qatar ‘could host Summer Olympics’

2016-05-05
Sebastian Coe (left), President, IAAF, and Dahlan Al Hamad, President, QAF, at a press conference at InterContinental Doha The City Hotel yesterday. DOHA: The head of world athletics, Sebastian Coe, refused yesterday to rule out a summer Olympics being ...

Qatar seeks $260m missiles deal with United States

2016-05-05
Qatar is seeking to buy missiles from the United States valued at $260 million, according to the UA Defence Security Cooperation Agency. It said the State Department has made a determination approving a possible foreign military sale to Qatar for RIM-116C ...

Qatar reportedly looking to buy SF, NY St. Regis hotels

2016-05-05
(Bloomberg) -- The Qatar Investment Authority is in advanced talks to buy the luxury St. Regis hotels in New York and San Francisco from Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide Inc., according to people with knowledge of the discussions. The properties may be ...

Qatar foreign minister: agreed with Putin on need for territorial integrity of Syria

2016-05-06
Thomson Reuters is the world's largest international multimedia news agency, providing investing news, world news, business news, technology news, headline news, small business news, news alerts, personal finance, stock market, and mutual funds information ...

Qatar's HMC says to open seven new hospitals by 2018

2016-05-06
Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) has announced plans to open seven new hospitals in Qatar over the next 18 months, creating more than 1,100 hospital beds. In the biggest boost to hospital bed numbers in Qatar in recent years, the equivalent of almost 60 new ...

Qatar may see sustained 3.6% average growth in 2016-2018

2016-05-06
The Aspire Tower stands illuminated at night in Doha. The outlook for Qatar’s economic growth remains moderate, despite slowdown in the hydrocarbon sector, according to Middle East and North Africa Economic Monitor Report - Spring 2016. Qatar may see a ...

Qatar FM pushes Putin over Syria fighting

2016-05-06
Qatar’s Foreign Minister on Friday met Russian President Vladimir Putin in the Black Sea resort of Sochi to pressure Moscow after fighting in Syria’s Aleppo threatened to sink peace efforts. “We came here today to discuss possible ways to save the ...

5 Reasons to Fly with Qatar Airways

2016-05-06
When you’re traveling—whether it’s a 40-minute flight or a 22-hour flight—you want to be comfortable. Which airlines you take makes a big difference in your travel quality, because you don’t want to end up on a 22-hour flight with unclean seats ...

Demand for Qatar homes, offices sees slowdown in Q1

2016-05-05
Demand for residential and commercial property in Qatar has seen a significant slowdown in the first quarter of 2016 due to cuts in government spending, according to a new report. DTZ Qatar's latest report said most commercial real estate lettings during ...

Qatar ‘could host Summer Olympics’

2016-05-05
Sebastian Coe (left), President, IAAF, and Dahlan Al Hamad, President, QAF, at a press conference at InterContinental Doha The City Hotel yesterday. DOHA: The head of world athletics, Sebastian Coe, refused yesterday to rule out a summer Olympics being ...

Qatar reportedly looking to buy SF, NY St. Regis hotels

2016-05-04
(Bloomberg) -- The Qatar Investment Authority is in advanced talks to buy the luxury St. Regis hotels in New York and San Francisco from Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide Inc., according to people with knowledge of the discussions. The properties may be ...

Qatar could host Summer Olympics: Coe

2016-05-05
Doha (AFP) - The head of world athletics, Sebastian Coe, refused on Thursday to rule out a summer Olympics being held in the desert state of Qatar. Speaking at a press conference in Doha, Coe said athletics aspired to being a global sport. "We have ...

Is Qatar's Booming Retail Market A Move Beyond Oil?

2016-05-04
02:37 - Bloomberg ‹GO› hosted by Stephanie Ruhle and David Westin. Guests include Jim Grant of Grant's Interest Rate Observer and Atlanta Fed President Dennis Lockhart.(Source: Bloomberg)

Qatar foreign minister: agreed with Putin on need for territorial integrity of Syria

2016-05-06
Thomson Reuters is the world's largest international multimedia news agency, providing investing news, world news, business news, technology news, headline news, small business news, news alerts, personal finance, stock market, and mutual funds information ...

No summer opening for Mall of Qatar - Doha News

2016-05-06
Doha NewsNo summer opening for Mall of QatarDoha NewsThe upcoming Mall of Qatar (MOQ) has once again pushed back its opening date, saying it now plans to open at the end of October this year. It is the second under-construction mega-mall in Qatar to recently delay its public launch. Last month, rival ...

Al Baker: Backpackers not welcome in Qatar - Doha News

2016-05-05
Doha NewsAl Baker: Backpackers not welcome in QatarDoha NewsCEO Akbar Al Baker expressed the sentiment while speaking during a press conference in Australia this week to launch Qatar Airways' new Doha-Adelaide route. “We want to attract people of a higher standard,” Al Baker said, according to the Herald Sun.Qatar Airways' Akbar Al Baker said backpackers are not welcome in QatarDaily MailQatar Airways boss Akbar Al Baker snubs Virgin AustraliaThe AustralianBackpackers unwanted in Qatar, says airline bossHerald SunCarbonated.tv (blog) -The Advertiser -NEWS.com.auall 53 news articles »

BeIN Sports and Ooredoo Qatar sever ties - Doha News

2016-05-06
Doha NewsBeIN Sports and Ooredoo Qatar sever tiesDoha NewsBeIN Sports channels will no longer be shown on Ooredoo's Mozaic TV and Ooredoo TV services, the state telecom provider has announced. In a message to its customers yesterday, Ooredoo said there had been an “unfeasible response” to contract ...

May, June and July to be hotter than normal in Qatar this year - Doha News

2016-05-06
Doha NewsMay, June and July to be hotter than normal in Qatar this yearDoha NewsAccording to meteorologists in Qatar, “above-normal” temperatures are being forecast here and across the region for the next three months. The culprit: climate change, according to a senior forecaster at the Qatar Meteorology Department (MET). Extreme ...

IAAF chief: Qatar could host summer Olympics - Doha News

2016-05-06
Jamaica ObserverIAAF chief: Qatar could host summer OlympicsDoha NewsQatar put forward two failed bids to host the summer games already, and has discussed submitting a 2028 bid, but the high summer heat here makes it tough to contend against other countries. Speaking in Doha ahead of today's opening of the IAAF Diamond ...Eyes on Rio as Diamond League returns to DohaJamaica ObserverAthletics: Semenya hammers out Rio warning in Doha, Kenyans shineChannel News AsiaSemenya, Taylor triumph as Diamond League gets under waybeIN SPORTS MENA Breaking NewsUSA Track and Field -International Association of Athletics Federations -Peninsula On-lineall 78 news articles »

Approximately 50 people laid off from Vodafone Qatar - Doha News

2016-05-04
Doha NewsApproximately 50 people laid off from Vodafone QatarDoha NewsCiting “financial challenges,” Vodafone Qatar has laid off 50 employees and is trimming allowances for its remaining staff. The changes were announced in a memo to employees from the company's new CEO Ian Gray on Sunday. Gray – who has only been in ...and more »

Maersk concedes it may lose Qatar oil field rights next year - Doha News

2016-05-05
Doha NewsMaersk concedes it may lose Qatar oil field rights next yearDoha NewsA Danish energy firm that has developed Qatar's largest oil-producing fields for nearly 25 years has acknowledged that its time on the project may be coming to an end. Maersk has been operating the Al Shaheen field since 1992, but its agreement with ...Maersk says risks losing Qatar field, its largest oil assetReuters UKall 60 news articles »

Eat at these Qatar restaurants on Friday to help Syria - Doha News

2016-05-04
Doha NewsEat at these Qatar restaurants on Friday to help SyriaDoha NewsMore than a dozen restaurants in Qatar will donate 100 percent of their cash revenue on Friday, May 6 to help support Syrians stuck in the under-siege city of Aleppo. Massive bombing campaigns have increased the humanitarian crisis there, and several ...

Qatar Rail sacks consortium working on Msheireb station - Doha News

2016-05-05
Doha NewsQatar Rail sacks consortium working on Msheireb stationDoha NewsQatar Rail has fired a consortium of companies tasked with building the Doha Metro's flagship stations and replaced the firms with a new contractor, only a few years before the network is scheduled to begin operating. International construction giant ...and more »

55 Qatar schools to raise their fees in the upcoming year - Doha News

2016-05-05
Doha News55 Qatar schools to raise their fees in the upcoming yearDoha NewsA Park House school official told Doha News that it had applied for a 15 percent uplift in its current fees, which are nearly QR23,000 a year for nursery children, and QR52,423 for students in years 12 and 13, according to its website. Many other ...55 private schools get nod to increase feesPeninsula On-lineall 2 news articles »