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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 ...

42% in Qatar read news online while smartphone penetration on the rise: Survey

2016-05-05
DOHA: There are more people in Qatar who get their news online than some countries in the Middle East, according to a six-nation survey conducted by Northwestern University in Qatar (NU-Q) in partnership with Doha Film Institute (DFI). The study on media ...

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 ...

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: 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 ...

Qatar Airways unveils luxury lounge in Dubai Airport Concourse D

2016-05-05
Qatar Airways has opened its new luxury Dubai Premium Lounge in Dubai International Airport’s Concourse D. Situated near Gate 15 in the new concourse, the lounge is open to the carrier’s First and Business Class passengers, as well as Privilege Club ...

Qatar's 'baby A380' has arrived

2016-05-05
Qatar Airways has brought the cutting-edge Airbus A350 to Australia for the first time with the launch of its new Doha to Adelaide service. Strolling on board the high-tech, lightweight aircraft - dubbed the 'baby A380' - is like checking into a luxury ...

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 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 Reportedly in Talks to Buy Starwood’s St. Regis Hotels in New York and San Francisco

2016-05-05
Selling off two of its most prized and iconic properties will help Starwood in its asset-light pursuit as it prepares to merge with Marriott by mid-year. — Deanna Ting The Qatar Investment Authority is in advanced talks to buy the luxury St. Regis hotels ...

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 ...

42% in Qatar read news online while smartphone penetration on the rise: Survey

2016-05-05
DOHA: There are more people in Qatar who get their news online than some countries in the Middle East, according to a six-nation survey conducted by Northwestern University in Qatar (NU-Q) in partnership with Doha Film Institute (DFI). The study on media ...

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 Airways unveils luxury lounge in Dubai Airport Concourse D

2016-05-05
Qatar Airways has opened its new luxury Dubai Premium Lounge in Dubai International Airport’s Concourse D. Situated near Gate 15 in the new concourse, the lounge is open to the carrier’s First and Business Class passengers, as well as Privilege Club ...

Qatar's 'baby A380' has arrived

2016-05-05
Qatar Airways has brought the cutting-edge Airbus A350 to Australia for the first time with the launch of its new Doha to Adelaide service. Strolling on board the high-tech, lightweight aircraft - dubbed the 'baby A380' - is like checking into a luxury ...

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 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 Reportedly in Talks to Buy Starwood’s St. Regis Hotels in New York and San Francisco

2016-05-05
Selling off two of its most prized and iconic properties will help Starwood in its asset-light pursuit as it prepares to merge with Marriott by mid-year. — Deanna Ting The Qatar Investment Authority is in advanced talks to buy the luxury St. Regis hotels ...

KidzMondo breaks ground on Qatar edutainment city

2016-05-05
KidzMondo, a leading children’s indoor theme park developer, has broken ground on its one-of-a-kind miniature edutainment city in Doha, Qatar. The new development will come up at the ‘Mall of Qatar’ spread over a built up area of about 8000 sq m ...

Texas A&M at Qatar awards 109 degrees in its largest graduation ceremony to date

2016-05-05
More than 100 new engineers received their diplomas during Texas A&M University at Qatar’s annual commencement exercises held on the Education City campus on May 5. Eighty-nine Aggie engineers earned bachelor’s degrees in chemical engineering ...