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Qatar Airways set to launch LA cargo route in April
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Qatar Airways set to launch LA cargo route in April

Friday, 27 March 2015 9:51 AM

Announcement comes amid a dispute over claims by US carriers that Qatar Airways has benefited from gov't subsidies

French firm wins deal to clean up Qatar lagoon
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French firm wins deal to clean up Qatar lagoon

Friday, 27 March 2015 2:27 AM

Egis is hired to rehabilitate Al Karaana lagoon which is raising serious environmental problems

Saudi Arabia at war: Who's who in the coalition against Yemen's Houthis
Politics & Economics»

Saudi Arabia at war: Who's who in the coalition against Yemen's Houthis

Thursday, 26 March 2015 3:53 PM

More than 10 countries have joined the military campaign including the UAE, Bahrain, Kuwait, and Qatar

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Nigeria's military detains two Al Jazeera reporters
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Nigeria's military detains two Al Jazeera reporters

Thursday, 26 March 2015 2:13 PM

Qatari TV network says journalists have been held in northeast city of Maiduguri since Tuesday

Court hears witnesses in Doha Water Park drowning tragedy
Culture & Society»

Court hears witnesses in Doha Water Park drowning tragedy

Thursday, 26 March 2015 11:51 AM

Three individuals and two companies were charged with involuntary manslaughter and are accused of negligently failing in their duties

Baby boy born on Qatar Airways flight from Miami to Doha
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Baby boy born on Qatar Airways flight from Miami to Doha

Wednesday, 25 March 2015 1:25 PM

Aircraft is diverted to Newfoundland after the crew learned unnamed woman had gone into labour

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Qatari broadcaster said to be in talks for Turkey's Digiturk
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Qatari broadcaster said to be in talks for Turkey's Digiturk

Wednesday, 25 March 2015 1:25 PM

Sources say BeIN Media Group, part of Al Jazeera, in advanced negotiations to buy satellite network

Egyptian court adjourns trial of Al Jazeera journalists to April 22
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Egyptian court adjourns trial of Al Jazeera journalists to April 22

Wednesday, 25 March 2015 1:24 PM

Mohamed Fahmy and Baher Mohamed are charged with aiding a terrorist organisation

Stock markets: Gulf bourses neutral to negative in slow trade
Markets»

Stock markets: Gulf bourses neutral to negative in slow trade

Wednesday, 25 March 2015 12:12 PM

Emaar Properties slipped 2.6%, while Dubai Parks and Resorts jumped 2.2%

French builder Vinci to sue over claims of forced labour in Qatar
Construction»

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

Tuesday, 24 March 2015 8:39 PM

Construction giant denies allegations it has violated rights of migrant workers helping to build World Cup stadia

Doha court upholds death penalty ruling in British teacher's murder case
Culture & Society»

Doha court upholds death penalty ruling in British teacher's murder case

Tuesday, 24 March 2015 10:53 AM

Qatari national Badr Hashim Khamis Abdallah Al Jabar was convicted of killing Lauren Patterson and burning her body in the desert

Qatar's QIA said to join bid for Italian travel retailer
Banking & Finance»

Qatar's QIA said to join bid for Italian travel retailer

Monday, 23 March 2015 5:00 PM

Qatar Investment Authority and Dufry reportedly team up to bid for World Duty Free, part of the Benetton family

Qatar Airways to launch Zanzibar flights in July
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Qatar Airways to launch Zanzibar flights in July

Sunday, 22 March 2015 4:51 PM

Doha carrier will also commence direct flights to Kilimanjaro as it boosts coverage in Africa

Qatar to prioritise healthcare, schools, transport amid oil slump
Politics & Economics»

Qatar to prioritise healthcare, schools, transport amid oil slump

Sunday, 22 March 2015 1:27 PM

Finance minister says Qatar is proceeding with planned economic development projects despite cheaper oil

Qatari Emir set to face quiz on labour issues during Asian tour
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Qatari Emir set to face quiz on labour issues during Asian tour

Sunday, 22 March 2015 1:26 PM

Sheikh Tamim is likely to face tough questions on the rights of foreign workers during his first official visit to India, Sri Lanka and Pakistan this week


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