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Baby on board! Qatar Air Boeing 777 diverts to Gander

2015-03-26
This file photo from July 1, 2014, shows a Qatar Airways 777-200 at Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport. (Photo: Qatar Airways via AP) A Qatar Airways Boeing 777 en route from Miami to Doha diverted to Newfoundland's remote Gander airport Sunday when a ...

Qatar-funded center ranks Tel Aviv as 27th global financial center

2015-03-26
Tel Aviv is the world’s 27th-best global financial center, beating out Beijing, Munich, Paris and Amsterdam, according to the 2015 Global Financial Centers Index, which is sponsored by the Qatar Financial Center. The biannual ranking, produced by the Z ...

First Qatar LNG shipment reaches Karachi port

2015-03-26
KARACHI: A shipment of 147,000 cubic feet of Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) from Qatar arrived at the Karachi anchorage today in a Floating Storage Regasification Unit (FSRU). The FSRU, after going through clearance, is expected to dock at Engro Corporation's ...

Qatar Mediating Long-Term Truce Between Israel and Hamas

2015-03-26
Qatar is mediating a long-term truce between Israel and the Palestinian faction Hamas following last summer’s 50-day conflict, according to local media reports. Qatar’s top diplomat in the region and representative in the Gaza Strip, Muhammad al-Ahmadi ...

Saudi-led coalition strikes rebels in Yemen, inflaming tensions in region

2015-03-26
The swift and sudden action involved 100 Saudi jets, 30 from the United Arab Emirates, 15 each from Kuwait and Bahrain, 10 from Qatar, and a handful from Jordan, Morocco and Sudan, plus naval help from Pakistan and Egypt, according to a Saudi adviser.

$22b deal with Qatar: First shipment of 147,000cf LNG arrives Pakistan

2015-03-26
KARACHI: As per the government claims, the first shipment of 147,000 cubic feet of Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG), has arrived Pakistan from Qatar through a Floating Storage Regasification Unit (FSRU), which will dock at Engro Corporation’s Elengy Terminal ...

Marquez lays down the gauntlet to rivals in Qatar

2015-03-26
The reigning MotoGP™ World Champion laid down a marker for the rest of the field early on in the 45 minute FP1 session by setting a 1’55.281. Marquez said he felt good around the Losail International Circuit as they were still trying out some new ...

QNB selects NCR APTRA Activate Software to Transform Banking Services

2015-03-26
QNB will be the first bank in Qatar to deploy NCR’s CxBanking Activate Platform to transform the banking services in the nation. QNB will also be one of the first large financial institutions in the Middle East to move its self-service network to the ...

Marquez fastest on first day of MotoGP season opener

2015-03-26
The 2015 opener under the lights at Losail Circuit in Doha, Qatar is finally set to get a new season underway for the Moto3, Moto2, and MotoGP classes. The first official day of the 2015 season saw Marquez picking up right where he left off last season.

Lowes Leads at Losail

2015-03-26
Takaaki Nakagami was 0.080s behind Pons, the Japanese rider finished second at Qatar last year before being disqualified for an illegal air filter. Nakagami will be looking for a return to his 2013 form after struggling for the majority of last season.

Baby on board! Qatar Air Boeing 777 diverts to Gander

2015-03-26
This file photo from July 1, 2014, shows a Qatar Airways 777-200 at Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport. (Photo: Qatar Airways via AP) A Qatar Airways Boeing 777 en route from Miami to Doha diverted to Newfoundland's remote Gander airport Sunday when a ...

Qatar gallops towards goal of hosting world-class horse race

2015-03-24
(CNN)It's already hosting the 2022 World Cup -- and now Qatar has its eye on staging a world-class horse race as it seeks to expand an ever-growing sports portfolio. The Gulf state boasts the Aspire Zone, complete with state-of-the-art stadia and ...

First Qatar LNG shipment reaches Karachi port

2015-03-26
KARACHI: A shipment of 147,000 cubic feet of Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) from Qatar arrived at the Karachi anchorage today in a Floating Storage Regasification Unit (FSRU). The FSRU, after going through clearance, is expected to dock at Engro Corporation's ...

Qatar Mediating Long-Term Truce Between Israel and Hamas

2015-03-26
Qatar is mediating a long-term truce between Israel and the Palestinian faction Hamas following last summer’s 50-day conflict, according to local media reports. Qatar’s top diplomat in the region and representative in the Gaza Strip, Muhammad al-Ahmadi ...

French builder Vinci to sue over claims of forced labor in Qatar

2015-03-24
Paris-based Sherpa said it had asked the public prosecutor of Nanterre, a suburb of Paris, to open an investigation after it filed a complaint with the Nanterre court against Vinci's Construction Grand Projets division and the managers of its 49 percent ...

Qatar-funded center ranks Tel Aviv as 27th global financial center

2015-03-26
Tel Aviv is the world’s 27th-best global financial center, beating out Beijing, Munich, Paris and Amsterdam, according to the 2015 Global Financial Centers Index, which is sponsored by the Qatar Financial Center. The biannual ranking, produced by the Z ...

India invites Qatar to participate in mega transport projects

2015-03-26
NEW DELHI: India has invited energy-rich Qatar to participate in mega transport projects like Delhi- Mumbai industrial corridor and conveyed the interest of Indian companies in involving in projects undertaken by the Gulf nation as part of its preparation ...

Marquez lays down the gauntlet to rivals in Qatar

2015-03-26
The reigning MotoGP™ World Champion laid down a marker for the rest of the field early on in the 45 minute FP1 session by setting a 1’55.281. Marquez said he felt good around the Losail International Circuit as they were still trying out some new ...

Egis to oversee development of Qatar economic zone

2015-03-26
RELATED ARTICLES: Egis/Systra JV to design Madinah Metro system | Louis Berger-Egis JV wins new Doha Metro deal | New $250m car park opens to ease Doha congestion Egis has been awarded design and construction supervision contracts for Qatar's Um Alhoul ...

Qatar- QNB first to deploy NCR's CxBanking

2015-03-25
(MENAFN - The Peninsula) Qatar National Bank (QNB) will be the first bank in Qatar to deploy NCR's CxBanking Activate Platform to transform the banking services in the nation, said a statement yesterday. QNB has signed a software professional services ...

Yemen rivals to hold talks in Doha-Qatar source - Reuters

2015-03-24
ReutersYemen rivals to hold talks in Doha-Qatar sourceReutersDOHA (Reuters) - Rival Yemeni factions have agreed in principle to hold reconciliation talks in the Qatari capital Doha, but no date has yet been set, a Qatari foreign ministry source said on Monday. The source spoke to Reuters after Qatar-based al ...Yemen rivals to hold talks in DohaPeninsula On-lineall 18 news articles »

Taliban Leaders Are Living in Luxury in Qatar - Newsweek

2015-03-24
NewsweekTaliban Leaders Are Living in Luxury in QatarNewsweekI'd heard he was living in the Gulf emirate of Qatar, and I was planning to travel there soon. Good, he said, let's meet for lunch or dinner. As I flew to Doha recently, the monarchy's capital, I looked forward to seeing him. But by the time I landed ...and more »

Five things to know about the 2015 Qatar International Food Festival - Doha News

2015-03-23
Doha NewsFive things to know about the 2015 Qatar International Food FestivalDoha NewsMIA will close its parking lot to the public tomorrow at 5pm for the duration of the festival, an organizer told Doha News. A park-and-ride service is being offered at the Marriott Doha hotel on the Corniche and at the old airport arrivals terminal ...Culinary feast tempts the taste buds at food festivalGulf Timesall 7 news articles »

Baby boy born on Qatar Airways flight from Miami to Doha - ArabianBusiness.com

2015-03-25
ArabianBusiness.comBaby boy born on Qatar Airways flight from Miami to DohaArabianBusiness.comA baby boy was born on a Qatar Airways flight from Miami to Doha, forcing the plane to divert to Canada, it has been reported. An unnamed woman was on board the QR778 flight on Sunday, which was diverted to Newfoundland when the crew learned she ...Miami-Doha flight in emergency landing as baby born mid-airThe Borneo PostBaby born mid-air forces emergency landingSky News Australiaall 70 news articles »

Qatar Airways crew lift lid on nights in Doha that led to mass email about ... - Daily Mail

2015-03-19
Daily MailQatar Airways crew lift lid on nights in Doha that led to mass email about ...Daily MailIt is 2am in the middle of the working week but Doha's Crystal nightclub is rammed with female flight attendants knocking back free drinks and predatory men circling them like wolves. Skimpily dressed in thigh-skimming skirts and hotpants, Qatar ...Qatar Airways chief shames 'drunk' flight attendant in emailTelegraph.co.ukQatar Airways executive shames drunk air stewardess by emailing photo to ...The Independentall 16 news articles »

Egypt denies Qatar access to Gaza, so Doha turns to Israel - Middle East Monitor

2015-03-20
Middle East MonitorEgypt denies Qatar access to Gaza, so Doha turns to IsraelMiddle East MonitorPresident of the Qatari National Committee for the Reconstruction of the Gaza Strip, Ambassador Mohammed Al-Emadi said he entered the Gaza Strip for the first time in two years through Israel after the Egyptian authorities refused to grant him ...and more »

Qatar source: Yemen rivals to hold talks in Doha - Ynetnews

2015-03-24
Qatar source: Yemen rivals to hold talks in DohaYnetnewsRival Yemeni factions have agreed in principle to hold reconciliation talks in the Qatari capital Doha, but no date has yet been set, a Qatari foreign minisstry source said on Monday. The source spoke to Reuters after Qatar-based al Jazeera television ...

Qatar-based company begins Nhava Sheva-Doha feeder service - JOC.com

2015-03-20
Qatar-based company begins Nhava Sheva-Doha feeder serviceJOC.comMilaha Maritime and Logistics has kicked off a direct feeder link between Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust (Nhava Sheva), India, and Doha, Qatar, a route that has seen significant gains in trade volumes in recent years. The new service, reportedly the first ...

Friendly Qatar-Algeria this Thursday in Doha - Ennahar

2015-03-26
Malay Mail OnlineFriendly Qatar-Algeria this Thursday in DohaEnnaharAlgiers- Algerian football team faces its Qatari counterpart Thursday in Doha (5:00 pm Algerian time) as part of its tour in Qatar in preparation for the qualifiers for the African Cup of Nations in 2017 and the World-2018. This is also the first game ...Fresh World Cup football qualifying challenge for QatarMalay Mail OnlineAlgeria jeered after losing 1-0 in QatarThe West AustralianAsadalla goal helps Qatar stun AlgeriaGulf TimesBBC Sport -Daily Mailall 22 news articles »

The Doha Players/Facebook - Doha News

2015-03-11
Doha NewsThe Doha Players/FacebookDoha NewsAccording to event organizer Qatar Financial Center, visitors to the gallery at the W Doha will have the opportunity to become works of art themselves, with their images superimposed onto classic Doha backgrounds. The photographer will be available ...