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Industries Qatar shelves multi-billion dollar petchems project
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Industries Qatar shelves multi-billion dollar petchems project

Thursday, 18 September 2014 4:24 PM

Gulf's second-largest petrochemicals firm says Al Sejeel complex on hold; studying new scheme instead

Ooredoo under fire in Kuwait for retrenching 60 nationals
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Ooredoo under fire in Kuwait for retrenching 60 nationals

Thursday, 18 September 2014 2:03 PM

MPs are calling for the telcom’s contract to be cancelled, law to prohibit private firms from sacking Kuwaiti nationals

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Qatar Emir promised Merkel to improve World Cup workers' safety
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Qatar Emir promised Merkel to improve World Cup workers' safety

Thursday, 18 September 2014 12:10 PM

“Things will change” for migrant workers helping to prepare the 2022 tournament, Sheikh Tamim told the German leader

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Emir assures Merkel that Qatar doesn't fund extremists
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Emir assures Merkel that Qatar doesn't fund extremists

Wednesday, 17 September 2014 6:56 PM

Qatar's ruler tells German Chancellor that his own country's security is jeopardised by militants

Qatar's tough new cyber law seen as a crackdown on press freedom
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Qatar's tough new cyber law seen as a crackdown on press freedom

Wednesday, 17 September 2014 11:40 AM

The new law includes jail terms for publishing or retweeting comments about an individual, even if they are true

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Qatar Airways takes delivery of its first Airbus A380
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Qatar Airways takes delivery of its first Airbus A380

Wednesday, 17 September 2014 10:27 AM

Follows three-month standoff with planemaker Airbus over the quality of cabin fittings

Qatar regulates charities after concern over ISIL funding
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Qatar regulates charities after concern over ISIL funding

Wednesday, 17 September 2014 10:09 AM

Gulf state's emir issues new law amid growing concern in the West about funding of militants in Syria and Iraq

Qatar rejects accusation it sent weapons to Libya
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Qatar rejects accusation it sent weapons to Libya

Wednesday, 17 September 2014 10:06 AM

Prime Minister Abdullah Al Thinni claimed Doha sent three military aircraft loaded with weapons to a Tripoli airport controlled by an armed opposition group

Turkey would welcome Muslim Brotherhood figures who leave Qatar - Erdogan
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Turkey would welcome Muslim Brotherhood figures who leave Qatar - Erdogan

Tuesday, 16 September 2014 11:13 AM

Official based in London said Qatar had asked seven senior figures from the movement to leave the country

MENA’s largest incubator facility opens in Qatar
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MENA’s largest incubator facility opens in Qatar

Tuesday, 16 September 2014 9:39 AM

The 20,000 square meter Qatar Business Incubation Center (QBIC) – the largest business incubator facility in the Middle East – was launched recently in Doha.

Qatar's QNB lifts Ecobank stake in $283m deal
Banking & Finance»

Qatar's QNB lifts Ecobank stake in $283m deal

Monday, 15 September 2014 5:57 PM

Qatar National Bank acquires a further 11% stake in pan-African lender, becoming its largest shareholder

'Qatar is still stealing our citizens': Bahrain
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'Qatar is still stealing our citizens': Bahrain

Monday, 15 September 2014 12:28 PM

Bahraini official says its Gulf neighbour is continuing to lure selected Bahraini families with privileges, despite promising to stop

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Qatari Diar sued for $16.2m over stalled London redevelopment
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Qatari Diar sued for $16.2m over stalled London redevelopment

Monday, 15 September 2014 10:58 AM

Chelsfield confident outstanding matters can be resolved

Libyan PM accuses Qatar of sending planes with weapons to Tripoli
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Libyan PM accuses Qatar of sending planes with weapons to Tripoli

Monday, 15 September 2014 10:26 AM

Government had already accused Sudan of having tried to arm an Islamist-leaning group which seized Tripoli last month

Qatari Diar reveals new luxury seaside project in Turkey
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Qatari Diar reveals new luxury seaside project in Turkey

Sunday, 14 September 2014 7:17 PM

Sea Pearl Ataköy will feature 1,474 luxury apartments and a five-star hotel, says Qatar developer


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