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Majority of fans going to Qatar for World Cup will come from Saudi and India
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Majority of fans going to Qatar for World Cup will come from Saudi and India

Friday, 19 May 2017 12:09 PM

"I think we will see something very different in this World Cup," says official with organising committee

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Qatar's air-conditioned World Cup stadium is ready
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Qatar's air-conditioned World Cup stadium is ready

Friday, 19 May 2017 11:57 AM

About 500 jet nozzles will blast out cold air, keeping temperatures at about 23 degrees Celsius for fans.

How much is Qatar spending for the World Cup?
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How much is Qatar spending for the World Cup?

Friday, 19 May 2017 11:17 AM

At what cost is the GCC state building stadiums and developing key infrastructure projects

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Video: Qatar 2022 Khalifa stadium to officially open on Friday

Thursday, 18 May 2017 12:49 PM

Qatar will officially open the first completed stadium for the 2022 FIFA World Cup on Friday.

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In pictures: Qatar's 2022 revamped Khalifa Stadium

Thursday, 18 May 2017 11:34 AM

A slew of refurbishments, renovations and technological upgrades await eager fans at Doha’s revamped Khalifa International Stadium set to host the Emir Cup final on May 19, 2017.

Three workers die at Qatar building site
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Three workers die at Qatar building site

Wednesday, 17 May 2017 2:12 PM

Working conditions for labourers in Qatar are under worldwide scrutiny since the country was chosen as the football World Cup 2022 host

Qatar World Cup workers get nutrition health checks
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Qatar World Cup workers get nutrition health checks

Tuesday, 25 April 2017 7:25 PM

Up to 1,000 construction workers set to benefit from pilot programme agreed with Weill Cornell Medicine

World Cup spending presses Qatar banks as deposit deadline nears
Banking & Finance»

World Cup spending presses Qatar banks as deposit deadline nears

Tuesday, 25 April 2017 2:42 PM

Banks have kept lending to help support the $200 billion spending plan in preparation for the World Cup

South Korean builder secures $270m loan to support Qatar projects
Banking & Finance»

South Korean builder secures $270m loan to support Qatar projects

Tuesday, 18 April 2017 2:01 PM

Qatar Islamic Bank agrees financing deal with Daewoo Engineering and Construction

Contract awarded for final phase of Doha mega project
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Contract awarded for final phase of Doha mega project

Friday, 14 April 2017 10:13 AM

Msheireb Properties, developer of Msheireb Downtown Doha, awards deal for phase four of the project

World Cup 2022 stadium seating will be 'made in Qatar'
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World Cup 2022 stadium seating will be 'made in Qatar'

Friday, 14 April 2017 12:32 AM

Tournament organisers opt for local manufacturer for seating at three of the stadiums

Work starts on stadium to host Qatar World Cup 2022 final
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Work starts on stadium to host Qatar World Cup 2022 final

Wednesday, 12 April 2017 5:52 PM

Tournament organisers say they hope the 80,000-seater Lusail Stadium will be completed in 2020

VAT to hit off-plan property sales in UAE
Real Estate»

VAT to hit off-plan property sales in UAE

Tuesday, 11 April 2017 9:10 AM

5% VAT on first sale of new residential property will not stop flipping, says experts

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Progress being made on workers' rights, says Qatar 2022 chief
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Progress being made on workers' rights, says Qatar 2022 chief

Thursday, 6 April 2017 1:05 PM

Hassan Al Thawadi said the Supreme Committee would “do everything necessary to ensure the issues identified are dealt with promptly”

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Video: Qatar 2022 'Progress made on worker rights'

Thursday, 6 April 2017 12:42 PM

Qatar 2022 Supreme Committee Secretary General Hassan Al Thawadi says that progress has been made on preventing worker exploitation, but more must be done.

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