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Qatar Airways interested in more airline stakes

2015-03-04
Qatar Airways bought a 9.99 percent stake in International Consolidated Airlines Group (IAG) (ICAG.L) in January, aiming to forge closer ties to a company with two major European hubs and strong transatlantic networks. Asked whether Qatar Airways would ...

Qatar Airways interested in more airline stakes, including IndiGo

2015-03-04
Qatar Airways bought a 9.99 percent stake in International Consolidated Airlines Group (IAG) in January, aiming to forge closer ties to a company with two major European hubs and strong transatlantic networks. Asked whether Qatar Airways would like to buy ...

Qatar 2022 FIFA World Cup at stake

2015-03-04
The hosting of the FIFA World Cup in 2022 by Qatar has been controversial all along for the same reasons. Qatar received a shock after FIFA withdrew its decision to hold the Confederation Cup 2021 in Qatar, the organiser of the FIFA World Cup for 2022, as ...

Brookfield, Qatar Fund Take Control of London’s Canary Wharf

2015-03-03
The investors behind one of the biggest real-estate deals in U.K. history are preparing to reach much deeper into their pockets. Qatar’s state investment fund and Canadian firm Brookfield Property Partners LP are in the final stages of completing the ...

Qatar 2022 won’t be boycotted, but change is possible

2015-03-04
Sepp Blatter faces fierce opposition outside FIFA in moving the 2022 World Cup to winter. But what we should be focused on are the people, not the seasons. It’s hard to imagine there being many more dramatic turns on the road to Qatar 2022 than the one ...

Qatar Airways no longer interested in buying Bombardier Inc CSeries: ‘You cannot wait indefinitely’

2015-03-04
BERLIN — Qatar Airways is no longer interested in ordering any CSeries jets as as result of the delays to the new single-aisle aircraft made by Bombardier, Chief Executive Akbar Al Baker said on Wednesday. “We have completely forgotten about it because ...

Qatar eyes 7% growth in 2015 despite oil price slump

2015-03-03
Doha (AFP) - Qatar's economy is predicted to grow by seven per cent in 2015, as it forges ahead with huge infrastructure investment despite the slump in oil prices, leading economists said Wednesday. The figure compares with estimated growth of 6.5 percent ...

Qatar inks technology deal for Doha metro

2015-03-04
Qatar Rail has granted conditional approval for a systems package needed to construct the planned Doha Metro. A consortium of technology firms comprising Mitsubishi Heavy industries, Mitsubishi Corporation, Hitachi, Kinki Sharyo and Thales is now expected ...

Qatar delegation in to explore investment opportunities

2015-03-03
A delegation from the Qatar Investment Authority (QIA) arrived in Accra yesterday to explore investment opportunities in the energy and agriculture sectors. The two-day visit is a follow-up to discussions President John Dramani Mahama had with members of ...

Syria's Nusra Front may leave Qaeda to form new entity

2015-03-03
Sources within and close to Nusra said that Qatar, which enjoys good relations with the group, is encouraging the group to go ahead with the move, which would give Nusra a boost in funding. The exercise could transform Nusra from a weakened militia group ...

Qatar Airways interested in more airline stakes

2015-03-04
Qatar Airways bought a 9.99 percent stake in International Consolidated Airlines Group (IAG) (ICAG.L) in January, aiming to forge closer ties to a company with two major European hubs and strong transatlantic networks. Asked whether Qatar Airways would ...

Qatar Airways interested in more airline stakes, including IndiGo

2015-03-04
Qatar Airways bought a 9.99 percent stake in International Consolidated Airlines Group (IAG) in January, aiming to forge closer ties to a company with two major European hubs and strong transatlantic networks. Asked whether Qatar Airways would like to buy ...

Qatar 2022 FIFA World Cup at stake

2015-03-04
The hosting of the FIFA World Cup in 2022 by Qatar has been controversial all along for the same reasons. Qatar received a shock after FIFA withdrew its decision to hold the Confederation Cup 2021 in Qatar, the organiser of the FIFA World Cup for 2022, as ...

Brookfield, Qatar Fund Take Control of London’s Canary Wharf

2015-03-03
The investors behind one of the biggest real-estate deals in U.K. history are preparing to reach much deeper into their pockets. Qatar’s state investment fund and Canadian firm Brookfield Property Partners LP are in the final stages of completing the ...

Qatar eyes 7% growth in 2015 despite oil price slump

2015-03-03
Doha (AFP) - Qatar's economy is predicted to grow by seven per cent in 2015, as it forges ahead with huge infrastructure investment despite the slump in oil prices, leading economists said Wednesday. The figure compares with estimated growth of 6.5 percent ...

Qatar Airways no longer interested in buying Bombardier Inc CSeries: ‘You cannot wait indefinitely’

2015-03-04
BERLIN — Qatar Airways is no longer interested in ordering any CSeries jets as as result of the delays to the new single-aisle aircraft made by Bombardier, Chief Executive Akbar Al Baker said on Wednesday. “We have completely forgotten about it because ...

Qatar 2022 won’t be boycotted, but change is possible

2015-03-04
Sepp Blatter faces fierce opposition outside FIFA in moving the 2022 World Cup to winter. But what we should be focused on are the people, not the seasons. It’s hard to imagine there being many more dramatic turns on the road to Qatar 2022 than the one ...

Qatar inks technology deal for Doha metro

2015-03-04
Qatar Rail has granted conditional approval for a systems package needed to construct the planned Doha Metro. A consortium of technology firms comprising Mitsubishi Heavy industries, Mitsubishi Corporation, Hitachi, Kinki Sharyo and Thales is now expected ...

Qatar Airways Eyes More Airline Stakes Including IndiGo

2015-03-04
Berlin: Qatar Airways would like to raise its stake in the owner of British Airways and Iberia at some point and may invest in other well-run airlines, its chief executive said on Wednesday. Qatar Airways bought a 9.99 per cent stake in International ...

Qatar to build new bazaar for second-hand goods

2015-03-03
Qatar’s economy and commerce ministry has tendered a project to construct a new bazaar near its Barwa Village in the Southeastern Al Wakra region, a newspaper in the gas-rich Gulf country reported on Wednesday. The Arabic language daily Al Raya said the ...

Nine things to do in Qatar this weekend (March 4-7) - Doha News

2015-03-04
Doha NewsNine things to do in Qatar this weekend (March 4-7)Doha NewsThe Doha Dragons are set to entertain audiences this week at Qatar's first dragon boat festival on Friday, March 6 at the Grand Hyatt Doha Hotel. The event, held from 9am onwards, will begin with an ceremony where team members dot the eyes of the boats ...

Qatari-Russian joint committee holds first meeting in Doha - Peninsula On-line

2015-03-04
Qatari-Russian joint committee holds first meeting in DohaPeninsula On-lineA group of experts and researchers from Ministry of Energy and Industry, Ministry of Finance, Ministry of Economy and Commerce, Qatar Chamber of Commerce and Industry (QCCI) , Qatar Holding, Ministry of Environment, Hassad Food, Qatar Museums ...

Qatar inks technology deal for Doha metro - ArabianBusiness.com

2015-03-04
ArabianBusiness.comQatar inks technology deal for Doha metroArabianBusiness.comQatar Rail has granted conditional approval for a systems package needed to construct the planned Doha Metro. A consortium of technology firms comprising Mitsubishi Heavy industries, Mitsubishi Corporation, Hitachi, Kinki Sharyo and Thales is now ...A major step forward for Doha MetroGulf Timesall 2 news articles »

Qatar grows by 217000 people over the past year - Doha News

2015-03-01
Doha NewsQatar grows by 217000 people over the past yearDoha NewsMany observers say the growth is being driven by the massive infrastructure building boom underway in Qatar and the need for an ever-increasing number of construction workers to build new roads, rail lines, highways, schools and medical facilities ...Population surges to over 2.33 millionPeninsula On-lineall 5 news articles »

Vika beats Venus in three sets to reach Qatar Open final - Tennis Magazine

2015-02-28
Tennis MagazineVika beats Venus in three sets to reach Qatar Open finalTennis MagazineDOHA, Qatar (AP) Victoria Azarenka defeated Venus Williams for the first time on Friday, rallying for a 2-6, 6-2, 6-4 victory to reach the final at the Qatar Open. A two-time champion in Doha, Azarenka made adjustments in the second set and took a 5-1 ...

50000 more Bangladeshis to take on Qatar jobs in next three months - Doha News

2015-03-03
Doha News50000 more Bangladeshis to take on Qatar jobs in next three monthsDoha NewsQatar labor officials have approved work visa applications for 50,000 Bangladeshis in a move that would further bolster one of Qatar's largest expat communities, officials at Bangladesh's embassy in Doha have said. At the same time, a Bangladeshi ...and more »

Doha scores in the Gulf: Qatar's cultured and high-rise capital is now the ... - Express.co.uk

2015-03-02
Express.co.ukDoha scores in the Gulf: Qatar's cultured and high-rise capital is now the ...Express.co.ukMiniscule Qatar is now one of the richest nations on earth. Its capital, Doha has immense new museums and galleries almost as prevalent as five star hotels, along with souks and gleaming white mosques. There's enough of the old Arab world to make a ...Country Profile: Export opportunities in Qatar built on sandFinancial Directorall 5 news articles »

Qatar recalls Cairo envoy over Egyptian suggestion Doha supports terrorism - The Guardian

2015-02-19
The GuardianQatar recalls Cairo envoy over Egyptian suggestion Doha supports terrorismThe GuardianAl-Mohannadi added that Qatar supported the will of the Egyptian people and the country's stability, but had reservations about Egypt's decision to take unilateral military action. Relations between Cairo and Doha have been strained since Sisi led the ...Qatar, GCC Angry After Egypt Says Doha 'Supportive of Terrorism'PJ MediaDoha recalls its ambassador from Egypt after air raids on LibyaAsiaNews.itQatar recalls ambassador from Egypt over Libya strikesThe Daily StarAl-Arabiya -The Nationalall 299 news articles »

Azarenka, Venus both advance - ESPN

2015-02-23
News & ObserverAzarenka, Venus both advanceESPNDOHA -- Two-time champion Victoria Azarenka beat Angelique Kerber 6-0, 6-3 in the first round of the Qatar Total Open on Monday. The Belarusian, who won in 2012 and 2013, was forced to withdraw last year due to a foot inflammation. Returning to Doha as ...Venus, Azarenka advance in QatarNews & ObserverWTA Doha live stream - How to watch the Qatar Total Open streamed live onlineRippa.comall 110 news articles »

First Qatar 2022 Local Organising Committee meeting held in Doha - FIFA.com (registration)

2015-02-26
FIFA.com (registration)First Qatar 2022 Local Organising Committee meeting held in DohaFIFA.com (registration)The Qatar 2022 Local Organising Committee (LOC) held their first board meeting with representatives from FIFA in Doha today, marking another major milestone in the preparations for the 2022 FIFA World Cup Qatar™. LOC CEO Hassan Al Thawadi, Deputy ...African Cup moved to June 2023 by World Cup date switchThe StateValcke: No FIFA compensation to clubs for 2022 date switchThe San Luis Obispo Tribune2022 World Cup: Fifa rules out compensation for unhappy clubsBBC Newsall 921 news articles »