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AP Interview: Qatar's FM urges 'serious dialogue' with Iran

2015-08-04
DOHA, Qatar (AP) — Qatar's top diplomat on Tuesday called for a "serious dialogue" with Iran in the wake of its nuclear deal with world powers, even as he blasted Tehran for continuing to support Syria's embattled government. Foreign Minister Khalid al ...

Tensions in Taliban ranks as head of militant group's Qatar office resigns

2015-08-04
Kabul, Afghanistan (CNN)The fractures in the ranks of the Taliban appear to be deepening after the announcement of the death of the Afghan militant group's longtime leader. Syed Mohammad Tayab Agha, the head of the Taliban's office in Qatar and a very ...

Qatar’s FM urges ‘serious dialogue’ with Iran

2015-08-04
DOHA, Qatar (AP) — Qatar’s top diplomat called Tuesday for deeper engagement with Iran in the wake of Tehran’s nuclear deal with world powers, saying there is a need for “serious dialogue” to solve challenges facing the region. Foreign Minister ...

Head of Taliban's Qatar office quits as leadership rift deepens following Mullah Omar's death

2015-08-04
Kabul: The head of the Taliban's Qatar-based political office has stepped down, a statement said, a high-profile resignation within leadership ranks highlighting growing discord over the movement's recent power transition. Mullah Akhtar Mansour was ...

Harry Kane: 'Qatar winter World Cup could be beneficial for England'

2015-08-04
(CNN)A winter World Cup in Qatar might be just the tonic England needs, says the country's latest rising star. The World Cup final in 2022 will be held on December 18 after world governing body FIFA decided to move the tournament to the Qatari winter ...

Head of Taliban's Qatar office resigns

2015-08-03
The fractures in the ranks of the Taliban appear to be deepening after the announcement of the death of the Afghan militant group's longtime leader. Syed Mohammad Tayab Agha, the head of the Taliban's office in Qatar and a close ally of the late leader ...

Qatar Real Estate Report

2015-08-04
Delayed payment, conservative banking practices and a lack of qualified professionals are posing serious challenges to the contractors in Qatar’s construction sector, according to top professionals in the field. The construction boom in Qatar has brought ...

Di Maria arrives in Qatar for PSG medical

2015-08-04
Manchester United winger Angel Di Maria has arrived in Qatar to undergo a medical ahead of his proposed transfer to Paris Saint-Germain. Di Maria traveled to Doha to have a medical at the Aspetar hospital, used by the French champion for its medical ...

Qatar- Public urged to report partitioned villas

2015-08-03
(MENAFN - The Peninsula) The Ministry of Municipality and Urban Planning has urged the public to bring to its notice villas and apartments that have been partitioned illegally. In a statement issued yesterday, the Ministry said that it is the duty of ...

Qatar urges public to report illegal partitioning of villas

2015-08-03
Qatar has urged the public to report illegal partitioning of villas, a practice common among landlords who want to increase the rental return of their property. The Ministry of Municipality and Urban Planning said adding additional rooms within the ...

Tensions in Taliban ranks as head of militant group's Qatar office resigns

2015-08-04
Kabul, Afghanistan (CNN)The fractures in the ranks of the Taliban appear to be deepening after the announcement of the death of the Afghan militant group's longtime leader. Syed Mohammad Tayab Agha, the head of the Taliban's office in Qatar and a very ...

Qatar’s FM urges ‘serious dialogue’ with Iran

2015-08-04
DOHA, Qatar (AP) — Qatar’s top diplomat called Tuesday for deeper engagement with Iran in the wake of Tehran’s nuclear deal with world powers, saying there is a need for “serious dialogue” to solve challenges facing the region. Foreign Minister ...

AP Interview: Qatar's FM urges 'serious dialogue' with Iran

2015-08-04
DOHA, Qatar (AP) — Qatar's top diplomat on Tuesday called for a "serious dialogue" with Iran in the wake of its nuclear deal with world powers, even as he blasted Tehran for continuing to support Syria's embattled government. Foreign Minister Khalid al ...

Head of Taliban's Qatar office quits as leadership rift deepens following Mullah Omar's death

2015-08-04
Kabul: The head of the Taliban's Qatar-based political office has stepped down, a statement said, a high-profile resignation within leadership ranks highlighting growing discord over the movement's recent power transition. Mullah Akhtar Mansour was ...

Harry Kane: 'Qatar winter World Cup could be beneficial for England'

2015-08-04
(CNN)A winter World Cup in Qatar might be just the tonic England needs, says the country's latest rising star. The World Cup final in 2022 will be held on December 18 after world governing body FIFA decided to move the tournament to the Qatari winter ...

Di Maria arrives in Qatar for PSG medical

2015-08-04
Manchester United winger Angel Di Maria has arrived in Qatar to undergo a medical ahead of his proposed transfer to Paris Saint-Germain. Di Maria traveled to Doha to have a medical at the Aspetar hospital, used by the French champion for its medical ...

Qatar’s Barwa Bank net profit touches to QR412m in H1

2015-08-03
DOHA: Barwa Bank’s net profit for the first half of 2015 (H1, 2015) stood at QR412m for the period. The bank’s earnings per share rose to QR1.39 in H1, 2015, compared with QR1.38 over the corresponding period in 2014. Underlined by sizeable growth ...

Russian Foreign Minister Invites Hamas Leader to Moscow After Qatar Meeting

2015-08-04
“We would like to see the Palestinians — all of them — have their permanent home,” declared Lavrov. Meshaal made his home in Doha and then Syria after the Jordan government expelled him in 1999. He returned to Doha in 2012 after Syria broke out in ...

Qatar- Ministry recalls Chevrolet Corvette 2014 to modify airbags position

2015-08-03
(MENAFN - The Peninsula) The Ministry of Economy and Commerce (MEC), in collaboration with Chevrolet's sole distributor in Qatar, Jaidah Automotive, has announced the recall of Chevrolet Corvette 2014 to modify airbags position to fit kids in case of not ...

Qatar unveils joint research project with UK

2015-08-03
Manama: Qatar National Research Fund (QNRF), a member of Qatar Foundation Research and Development (QF R&D), has launched a joint research support programme in partnership with the UK Government’s Science and Innovation Network, The British Council, and ...