Qatar

Type: Country
Name: Qatar
population: 768,464
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 18 mins ago - 4 reports

As the conflict in Gaza continues, are we seeing a realignment of the Middle East?

Carly Beckerman-Boys, visiting fellow at the LSE’s Middle East Centre, says Yes.The Gaza conflict has shone a light onto heightened tensions and muscle flexing between regional Arab leaders.Their jockeying over whether to force or entice Hamas into a ... [Published City A.M. - 2 hours ago]
First reported 3 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 2 reports

Qatar Plays Double Role as U.S. Ally, Terrorism Banker

Hamas political leader Ismail Haniya (l) shakes handswith Qatar's representative to the Palestinian Authorityin 2006. ()Qatar recently concluded a major weapons deal with Washington – the largest U.S. arms sale this year . . . the emirate purchased more ... [Published Lignet - 1 hour ago]
Entities: Qatar, Terrorism, HAMAS
First reported 9 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 4 reports

Fatburger Opens First Doha, Qatar Location in The Pearl

- Jul. 31, 2014 - LOS ANGELES – Fatburger, the iconic Hollywood burger brand, has opened its first location in Doha, Qatar in The Pearl, a top tourist and recreational destination. Franchisee Khalifa Al Sowaidi, and Al Sowaidi Investment, will provide ... [Published Prlog - 6 hours ago]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated 15 hours ago - 3 reports

Spectator apologises to Irish businessman over wrong suggestion he was a 'front man' for Qataris

An Irish businessman has accepted an apology from the Spectator over a story that wrongly suggested he was a front man for Qataris.The claims about Paddy McKillen were made in an article relating to Claridge's Hotel in London in a Taki column.The magazine's ... [Published Press Gazette - 15 hours ago]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated 15 hours ago - 5 reports

Foreign Ministry Condemns Random Bombardment of Gaza

Doha, July 30 (QNA) - Qatar's Foreign Ministry has condemned the indiscriminate bombing pursued by Israel in its aggression on Gaza Strip which affected hospitals, schools of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestinian Refugees (UNRWA) ... [Published Organization of Asia-Pacific News Agencies - 15 hours ago]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated 17 hours ago - 3 reports

Atkins named lead designer for Doha Metro line

Atkins, one of the world's leading design, engineering and project management consultancies, has won the lead designer contract for the Doha Metro Gold Line in Qatar.Atkins has been appointed by the consortium of contractors which is delivering the Gold ... [Published Trade Arabia - 17 hours ago]
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated 18 hours ago - 2 reports

26 applications approved for new private schools in Qatar

: Thursday, July 31 - 2014 @ 08:37Qatar’s Supreme Education Council (SEC) has said it has so far received 90 requests for opening new private schools in the country, of which only 26 met conditions and have been given the approval, the Peninsula has reported. ... [Published AME Info - 18 hours ago]
Entities: Qatar, Education
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated 18 hours ago - 2 reports

Turkey in talks with Qatar to develop gas receiving station

: Thursday, July 31 - 2014 @ 08:37Turkish economy minister, Nihat Zeybekci has said the country is in talks with Qatar to develop a gas receiving station in Turkey, the Peninsula has reported. Qatar’s investment in Turkey has already reached $740m. Turkey ... [Published AME Info - 18 hours ago]
Entities: Qatar, Turkey
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 3 reports

Doubts over Qatar interest in VTB bond

Tough new sanctions imposed on Russia by the US and EU over the Ukraine crisis, have placed a question mark over the level of investment ... [Published FT.com - World, Middle East - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 3 reports

U.S. Foreign Policy Fails Again

Secretary of State John Kerry and President Barack Obama's latest foreign policy initiatives have just crashed and burned, in the most easily predictable fashion.After direct talks between Kerry and Iranian foreign minister Zarif, and without consulting ... [Published Cutting Edge News - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 3 reports

Why Qatar's intervention won't help end the Gaza crisis

Editor's note: Sultan Sooud Al Qassemi is a UAE based columnist. He tweets at @SultanAlQassemi. The views expressed in this commentary are solely his.(CNN) -- Weeks of brutal Israeli strikes on the heavily-populated Gaza strip have seen a number of political ... [Published CNN - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 9 reports

Israeli officials: United States chose Qatar over us

US Secretary of State John Kerry (C), speaks with Qatari Foreign Minister Khaled al-Attiyah (R) and Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu before they make statements to reporters during their meeting regarding a cease-fire between Hamas and Israel ... [Published AlMonitor - Jul 30 2014]

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"When you put 1.8 million people, Palestinian civilians in this huge prison, denying them food, because they cannot fish in the sea, denying them electricity, denying them safe places, denying them adequate medical facilities, denying them clear water, what are you doing? Isn't that genocide?" Endite
...abide by their commitments during the ceasefire," said the two who have been quite engaged in facilitating a comprehensive truce deal, adding that "This ceasefire is critical to giving innocent civilians a much-needed reprieve from violence."

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Seriously, What Is John Kerry Doing? [Published Creators.Com - 1 hour ago]
Why Egypt Has A Direct Interest In A Gaza Cease... [Published International Business Times - 1 hour ago]
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European Ransom Payments Fuel Al-Qaida Rivals [Published Lignet - 1 hour ago]
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SecState Kerry Seeks to Bolster Hamas and Resto... [Published Cutting Edge News - 1 hour ago]
Protestors continue call for Israeli tourism ban [Published Minivan News - 1 hour ago]
Gaza crisis: US gives Israel more ammunition - ... [Published Mirror.co.uk - 2 hours ago]
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Islamic State’s brutal videos send message to f... [Published McClatchy DC - 2 hours ago]
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HUFFPOST HILL - Kids Still Not Getting Deported... [Published Huffington Post - 2 hours ago]
U.S. sees 'progress' in Gaza truce bid [Published Japan Times - 2 hours ago]
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Charlie Rose Talks to Hamas's Khaled Meshaal [Published BusinessWeek - 2 hours ago]
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Congressman Tells Kerry: Stop Partnering with H... [Published Washington Free Beacon - 3 hours ago]
Rep. Peter Roskam (R., Ill.) is petitioning the State Department to reassess its close relationship with Qatar, which has served as Hamas’ chief financial lifeline while also enjoying close ties to the United States, which recently inked an $11 billion ...
Kerry Trying To Save Hamas, Restore Muslim Brot... [Published Solsticewitch13's BOS - 4 hours ago]
br />!--[if gte mso 9]><![endif]-->     Kerry Trying To Save Hamas, Restore Muslim Brotherhood by Khaled Abu Toameh  •  July 31, 2014 at 10:00 amThere is growing concern inRamallah, Cairo, Riyadh and Dubai that the U.S. Administration ...
Daniel Greenfield's article: Obama's Gaza Game [Published Solsticewitch13's BOS - 4 hours ago]
br />!--[if gte mso 9]><![endif]--> Daniel Greenfield's article: Obama's Gaza Game Obama's Gaza Game Posted: 30 Jul 2014 10:49 PM PDTWhile Israelis are fighting and dying, families huddling in bombshelters and soldiers going off to ...
Photographer of Syria’s dead dissidents and reb... [Published National Post - Top Stories - 4 hours ago]
WARNING: GRAPHIC CONTENT WASHINGTON — Graphic images of emaciated and bloodied corpses in the Syrian civil war were presented to uncharacteristically silent members of Congress Thursday as a former military photographer testified about the signs of ...
John McCain Wants To Move The 2018 World Cup Ou... [Published Think Progress - 5 hours ago]
Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) CREDIT: AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite Two weeks after pro-Russia separatists apparently shot down Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 as it flew over Ukraine, Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) is calling on FIFA to move the 2018 World Cup out ...
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Kerry arrives in Paris for Gaza conference [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Jul 26 2014]
Farnborough: Why Qatar's CEO scares Airbus, Boeing [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Jul 15 2014]
Farnborough: Why Qatar's CEO scares Airbus, Boeing [Published Reuters Video: Business - Jul 15 2014]
ISIL takes hold of Iraq's largest refinery [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Jun 18 2014]
More sponsors revolt over Qatar Cup [Published Reuters Video: Business - Jun 09 2014]
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IT Market in Qatar 2014-2018: Key Vendors are H... [Published GlobeNewswire: Acquisitions News - Jul 25 2014]
Maydan.qa News Social Network Breaks New Ground [Published Financial Services - Jul 15 2014]
Qatar Solar Energy Signs Landmark Agreement Wit... [Published Financial Services - Jul 01 2014]
Asian LNG imports drop off, Qatar looks for oth... [Published Platts - News - Jun 29 2014]
Hill International Named Project Manager for th... [Published GlobeNewswire: Advertising News - Jun 27 2014]
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