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Royal kidnap casts spotlight on Gulf 'sport of kings'
Culture & Society»

Royal kidnap casts spotlight on Gulf 'sport of kings'

Thursday, 11 February 2016 4:40 PM

Rich Arab hunters pursue rare houbara, prized as aphrodisiac, but abduction of Qatari royals in Iraq desert highlights risks

No work-related fatalities in building World Cup stadiums, says Qatar report
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No work-related fatalities in building World Cup stadiums, says Qatar report

Thursday, 11 February 2016 2:22 PM

Six were injured on World Cup venue building sites over the nine month period of Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy's report

David Beckham holds Qatar talks over stake in MLS team
Sport»

David Beckham holds Qatar talks over stake in MLS team

Thursday, 11 February 2016 2:21 PM

Beckham team in talks with high-end investors from Qatar, England, Russia, China

Qatar and Pakistan sign '$16 billion' gas deal
Energy»

Qatar and Pakistan sign '$16 billion' gas deal

Thursday, 11 February 2016 11:26 AM

Pakistan signs landmark 15-year LNG supply deal with Qatar

UAE firm Agthia aims to double revenue to $1bn by 2020, says CEO
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UAE firm Agthia aims to double revenue to $1bn by 2020, says CEO

Thursday, 11 February 2016 9:29 AM

Agthia is eyeing acquisitions in the Gulf in the water, juices and dairy sectors with the company expecting to firm up one deal in the coming months, says CEO Iqbal Hamzah

Sharapova withdraws from Qatar Open with arm injury
Sport»

Sharapova withdraws from Qatar Open with arm injury

Thursday, 11 February 2016 9:28 AM

Five-times grand slam champion has been troubled by her left forearm since the start of the year

Sovereign funds' selling could hit $700bn of European stocks
Banking & Finance»

Sovereign funds' selling could hit $700bn of European stocks

Thursday, 11 February 2016 9:27 AM

Norway, Qatar have holdings in major European stocks, Saudi Arabia also major fund but holdings less well-known

US judge deports Qatar military officer accused of enslaving servants
Culture & Society»

US judge deports Qatar military officer accused of enslaving servants

Wednesday, 10 February 2016 11:32 AM

US District Judge Orlando Garcia hoped to hand down a harsher sentence than deportation, punishable by up to 10 years jail in the US

Qatar mulling bid for 2028 Summer Olympics
Sport»

Qatar mulling bid for 2028 Summer Olympics

Tuesday, 9 February 2016 2:36 PM

Member of country’s Olympics committee says facilities will be ready for games after 2022 World Cup

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Qatar considering special courts for World Cup offenders
Sport»

Qatar considering special courts for World Cup offenders

Tuesday, 9 February 2016 9:20 AM

Public drunkenness is prohibited, as is bringing alcohol to Qatar from abroad

Qatar Islamic Bank seeks approval to raise sukuk programme to $3bn
Banking & Finance»

Qatar Islamic Bank seeks approval to raise sukuk programme to $3bn

Tuesday, 9 February 2016 8:14 AM

Qatar's largest sharia-compliant lender by assets is also seeking extension of approval for remaining $824 million) portion of a 5 billion riyal Tier 1 capital perpetual sukuk programme

Qatar bans top cycling team due to “lack of respect”
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Qatar bans top cycling team due to “lack of respect”

Monday, 8 February 2016 11:56 AM

Country’s cycling federation has disinvited Etixx-Quick-Step from this year’s Tour of Qatar

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Major MidEast bourses dragged lower by weaker oil, global equities
Politics & Economics»

Major MidEast bourses dragged lower by weaker oil, global equities

Sunday, 7 February 2016 7:58 PM

Saudi erases Thursday's gains, while Dubai slides in weakest volume since Jan 10

Qatar will act to maintain liquidity if needed, says bank chief
Politics & Economics»

Qatar will act to maintain liquidity if needed, says bank chief

Sunday, 7 February 2016 3:00 PM

Sheikh Abdullah bin Saud al-Thani said the central bank was still pursuing an "easy monetary policy stance" and that he did not think liquidity had become tight

Qatari investment in London’s Canary Wharf pays off as rents set to soar
Property»

Qatari investment in London’s Canary Wharf pays off as rents set to soar

Sunday, 7 February 2016 12:11 PM

Rents in East London business district to rise by 12.8% in 2016, according to Knight Frank


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