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Thu, 03 Nov 2016 09:49:10 GMT
Qatar's Cabinet okays draft decision regulating sales brokers at central fruits and vegetable market  -  Zawya
The Cabinet approve a draft decision by the Minister of Economy and Transport on Qatar's internet exchange point. A committee charged with internet exchange point should be formed and under the Communications Regulatory Authority. The committee ...
Thu, 03 Nov 2016 09:48:29 GMT
Music legends Zakir Hussain and Hariharan to mesmerize Qatar on December 8  -  Peninsula On-line
Doha: All ghazal lovers should keep the evening of December 8 free as two legends of Indian music world will be performing together in Qatar. Multi-Grammy winner and tabla maestro Zakir Hussain is teaming up with ghazal sensation Hariharan at the Qatar ...
Thu, 03 Nov 2016 09:29:13 GMT
MIDEAST STOCKS-Qatar falls after chart support breaks, Saudi rises  -  Daily Mail
DUBAI, Nov 3 (Reuters) - Most Gulf stock markets moved little early on Thursday but Qatar's index fell after it broke technical support while Saudi Arabia's bourse continued to outperform the region. Gulf markets showed little reaction to a big ...
Thu, 03 Nov 2016 08:23:39 GMT

Qatar must tackle "culture of consumption", says emir  -  Your Middle East
In a speech to mark the opening session of Qatar's Advisory Council, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani also called for the elimination of "extravagance and waste" as the emirate faces its first budget deficit in 15 years. Sheikh Tamim said that Qatar ...
Thu, 03 Nov 2016 08:20:14 GMT

Qatar vows '100% compliance' on key labour reform  -  Middle East Online
DOHA - Qatar said it expects "100 percent compliance" from businesses by the end of 2016 on a labour reform introduced to ensure the country's vast migrant workforce receive their salaries on time. Government figures released in Doha on Wednesday to ...
Thu, 03 Nov 2016 08:13:41 GMT
Qatar to host top military shooters  -  Peninsula On-line
Major General Dahlan Al Hamad, of the Qatar Armed Forces speaking during a press conference of the 49th CISM World Military Shooting Championship in Doha . The military shooting championship will take place from November 12 to 20 at the Losail ...
Thu, 03 Nov 2016 08:13:41 GMT
No better place than Doha for Indian football's Asian revival: Chhetri  -  Peninsula On-line
India's most capped player and all-time leading scorer Sunil Chhetri believes he can reignite his special bond with Qatar, as he seeks to script Indian footballing history with his club, Bengaluru FC, in the AFC Cup final in the “appropriate setting ...
Thu, 03 Nov 2016 08:07:58 GMT
Developed debt market key to Qatar's financing needs  -  Peninsula On-line
The continued investment in Qatar's infrastructure and other developmental projects has increased the need for new sources of funding with long-term maturities. This can be partially addressed through the issuance of long-term debt instruments, Dr R ...
Thu, 03 Nov 2016 07:30:30 GMT
Qatar's population tops 2.6mn  -  Muscat Daily
Qatar's population has passed the 2.6mn mark as the emirate draws in thousands of workers to build the infrastructure for the 2022 football World Cup, official figures showed on Wednesday. The tiny Gulf state has seen a more than four-fold increase in ...
Thu, 03 Nov 2016 07:11:44 GMT

Qatar University postpones 'Women in Islam' talk over controversy  -  Doha News
Qatar's national university has said it will reschedule a lecture that was supposed to be held today after its keynote speaker came under fire for her views. Saudi scholar Dr. Hatoon Al Fassi, a Qatar University faculty member, was slated to talk about ...