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Qatar Really Wants You To Know How Much It Gave For Katrina Relief

2015-08-29
WASHINGTON -- Here are some things you may know about Qatar: It's very, very small and it's very, very wealthy. With a GDP estimated at upwards of $320 billion, Qatar -- which controls 13 percent of global liquefied natural gas reserves -- is the richest ...

Library showcases Qatar’s information services

2015-08-29
Officials at Qatar National Library booth at the 81st IFLA World Library and Information Congress in South Africa. DOHA: Qatar National Library (QNL) recently showcased Qatar’s array of state-of-the-art information services at the 81st IFLA World Library ...

Qatar inflation to remain low in 2015: QNB

2015-08-29
DOHA: Qatar’s consumer price index (CPI) inflation remained moderate in the first seven months of 2015. Consumer price index (CPI) inflation is estimated to have averaged 1.5 percent in the year to July compared with 3.1 percent in 2014, QNB’s economic ...

Football: Qatar the litmus test for Lions

2015-08-29
Singapore's record against Middle Eastern football teams does not make for pretty reading, but if ever there were a time to improve the dismal statistics, it will be during the next two fixtures. Tonight, the Lions (ranked 155th in the world) face Qatar ...

The Latest: Greste Calls on El-Sissi to 'Undo Injustice'

2015-08-29
Giles Trendle, Al-Jazeera English's acting managing director, made the comments Saturday in a short televised news conference from the satellite news network's headquarters in Doha, Qatar. Trendle called the ruling "a dark day for the Egyptian judiciary ...

Qatar Exchange index jumps 3.08pc

2015-08-29
(MENAFN - The Peninsula) Qatar Exchange (QE) index finished in the green yesterday, after a sharp rise in all sectors. The market gained 3.08 percent or 337.84 points to reach 11,295.46. The market saw a total of 7,445 transactions being carried out as ...

Egypt sentences 3 Al-Jazeera reporters to 3 years in prison

2015-08-29
Canadian national Mohammed Fahmy, Australian journalist Peter Greste and Egyptian producer Baher Mohammed's case had embroiled their work into the wider political conflict between Egypt and Qatar, where Al-Jazeera is based, following the 2013 military ...

Qatar Airways says to restart flights to India's Nagpur

2015-08-28
Qatar Airways has announced plans to restart its non-stop flights to Nagpur as part of its ongoing expansion to the Indian market. The Doha-based carrier said in a statement that it will be reinstating the service from December 1. The service will take the ...

Qatar Airways relaxes pregnancy rules for its staff

2015-08-28
Under new regulations, Qatar's female employees who get pregnant are now offered temporary ground jobs and staff may get married after notifying the company. — Qatar Airways pic Adjust Font Size: QATAR Airways was shamed into relaxing its policy of ...

Egyptian court sentences 3 Al-Jazeera English journalists to 3 years in prison

2015-08-29
Canadian national Mohammed Fahmy, Australian journalist Peter Greste and Egyptian producer Baher Mohammed's case had embroiled their work into the wider political conflict between Egypt and Qatar, where Al-Jazeera is based, following the 2013 military ...

Qatar Really Wants You To Know How Much It Gave For Katrina Relief

2015-08-29
WASHINGTON -- Here are some things you may know about Qatar: It's very, very small and it's very, very wealthy. With a GDP estimated at upwards of $320 billion, Qatar -- which controls 13 percent of global liquefied natural gas reserves -- is the richest ...

Doha: Bunts Qatar president Prakash Chandra Ajila no more

2015-08-27
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Qatar inflation to remain low in 2015: QNB

2015-08-29
DOHA: Qatar’s consumer price index (CPI) inflation remained moderate in the first seven months of 2015. Consumer price index (CPI) inflation is estimated to have averaged 1.5 percent in the year to July compared with 3.1 percent in 2014, QNB’s economic ...

Football: Qatar the litmus test for Lions

2015-08-29
Singapore's record against Middle Eastern football teams does not make for pretty reading, but if ever there were a time to improve the dismal statistics, it will be during the next two fixtures. Tonight, the Lions (ranked 155th in the world) face Qatar ...

Qatar Exchange index jumps 3.08pc

2015-08-29
(MENAFN - The Peninsula) Qatar Exchange (QE) index finished in the green yesterday, after a sharp rise in all sectors. The market gained 3.08 percent or 337.84 points to reach 11,295.46. The market saw a total of 7,445 transactions being carried out as ...

Qatar Airways finally 'shamed' into relaxing controversial rules that saw cabin crew members SACKED for getting pregnant

2015-08-28
Qatar Airways was forced into relaxing its policy of sacking female cabin crew for getting pregnant or marrying in their first five years of employment, Under new policies, flight attendants who become pregnant are now offered temporary ground jobs, a ...

Qatar Airways business class flight review - Doha to Philadelphia

2015-08-25
Qatar Airways is a rapidly growing Gulf carrier, serving the world via their incredible new hub airport in Doha, Qatar. With a new fleet, great Arabic hospitality, personal service and some of the best food in the sky, they are great option for American ...

Qatar Airways relaxes cabin crew pregnancy rules

2015-08-26
Qatar Airways has relaxed policies which saw cabin crew sacked if they became pregnant or got married within the first five years of employment, officials from the airline said. The restrictions, which had been criticised by UN agency the International ...

Qatar Katrina Fund marks 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, its initial donation, and a new initiative

2015-08-27
When the Ambassador of the State of Qatar Mohammed Jaham Al Kuwari took to the stage on Thursday (Aug. 27) at the "Recognizing Recovery" luncheon, the standing ovation he received was in recognition by community leaders and New Orleanians of the ...

Qatar Airways says to restart flights to India's Nagpur

2015-08-28
Qatar Airways has announced plans to restart its non-stop flights to Nagpur as part of its ongoing expansion to the Indian market. The Doha-based carrier said in a statement that it will be reinstating the service from December 1. The service will take the ...

Qatar Airways to revive Doha-Nagpur direct flight - The Hindu

2015-08-28
The HinduQatar Airways to revive Doha-Nagpur direct flightThe HinduGulf carrier Qatar Airways plans to resume a direct flight to Nagpur from Doha by December, which it had discontinued over six year ago, due to poor passenger traffic on the sector at that time. The reinstated flight will be serviced by a 144-seater ...Qatar Airways Ngp-Doha flight resumesTimes of IndiaQatar Airways will no longer fire pregnant flight attendantsUPI.comQatar Airways to resume services from Nagpur from DecemberIndia.comgulfnews.comall 104 news articles »

Doha Institute to host MEEA conference - Peninsula On-line

2015-08-29
Doha Institute to host MEEA conferencePeninsula On-line“The importance of this conference stems from the fact that it will be held for the first time in the State of Qatar, represented by the Doha Institute, to discuss economic issues of vital significance to the Middle East region” said Professor Hassan ...

Doha, Qatar: Shopping the Best Souq in the Middle East - Yahoo Travel

2015-08-21
Yahoo TravelDoha, Qatar: Shopping the Best Souq in the Middle EastYahoo TravelThe Arabian Gulf may be filled with souqs, but only Souq Waqif in Doha can claim to be historic, authentic, and totally entertaining. Qatar-based historian Chandi Wyant takes us on a tour. Doha, Qatar, is in the process of transforming itself from a ...

Qatar ease past Singapore in Doha friendly - Gulf Times

2015-08-29
Gulf TimesQatar ease past Singapore in Doha friendlyGulf TimesWith the Singaporeans hardly coming up with a threatening move, it was inevitable that Qatar would score again, and they consolidated in the 69th minute through Mohamed Muntari whose header off a Hassan al-Haydos pass hit the crosspiece before ...Poor second-half floors Lions to 4-0 defeat against QatarThe Straits TimesSingapore leak four second half goals away to 2022 World Cup hosts QatarESPN FC (blog)all 6 news articles »

Langham Group plans to set up hotel in Doha - Peninsula On-line

2015-08-29
Langham Group plans to set up hotel in DohaPeninsula On-lineTalking to The Peninsula on the sidelines of a signing ceremony here with the Dubai-based property development group Omniyat to develop $273m Langham Place in Dubai, Robert said: “We are keen on Qatar. The discussions are progressing. We hope we ...and more »

Qatar's $100m gift to Hurricane Katrina victims, 10 years on - Doha News

2015-08-26
Doha NewsQatar's $100m gift to Hurricane Katrina victims, 10 years onDoha NewsMarking the 10th anniversary of the devastating Hurricane Katrina in the US, singer Marlon Jackson, civil rights activist Rev. Jesse Jackson and the mayor of New Orleans will take part in commemorations organized by Qatar this week. On Aug. 29, 2005 ...Qatar second largest foreign donor to Hurricane Katrina reliefPeninsula On-lineall 4,776 news articles »

Bunts Qatar president Prakash Chandra Ajila no more - Daijiworld.com

2015-08-28
Daijiworld.comBunts Qatar president Prakash Chandra Ajila no moreDaijiworld.comHis demise has shocked the large number expats from Karnataka based in Qatar. Ajila was very popular among the expats due to his humble and helping nature. He had been in the forefront of social and community activities. He was employed with Hamad ...

Doha: Qatar to launch major labour reform for migrant workers - Gulf Digital News

2015-08-17
Gulf Digital NewsDoha: Qatar to launch major labour reform for migrant workersGulf Digital NewsDoha: Qatar on Tuesday officially launches one of its most 'significant' labour reforms to guarantee migrant workers' wages, but rights groups are concerned over the implementation of new regulations. The Wage Protection System (WPS) aims to ensure ...Qatar launches changes to worker paymentThe NationalMajor labour reform in Qatar for migrant workersMalay Mail Onlineall 81 news articles »

Stone laid for new building of Philippine School Doha - Peninsula On-line

2015-08-28
Stone laid for new building of Philippine School DohaPeninsula On-lineSantos stressed “the generosity of our host country Qatar, to Father Emir H H Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani for granting this piece of land on which the new PSD building will be constructed” and urged his compatriots “to continue to work within the ...and more »

QSF concert performers - Doha News

2015-08-26
Doha NewsQSF concert performersDoha NewsAlso this weekend as part of the QSF, Gulf comedians Bader Saleh, Ibrahim Khairallah, Fahd Al Butairi, Ahmed Al Shammari, Ali Al Sayed and Qatari comedian Hamad Al Amari will take to the stage for Doha Comedy Day. The event is open to residents ages ...