Qatar (/ˈkæˌtɑːr/,i/ˈkɑːtɑːr/, /ˈkɑːtər/ or i/kəˈtɑːr/;Arabic:قطرQaṭar[ˈqɑtˤɑr]; local vernacular pronunciation: [ɡɪtˤɑr]), officially the State of Qatar (Arabic:دولة قطرDawlat Qaṭar), is a sovereigncountry located in Southwest Asia, occupying the small Qatar Peninsula on the northeastern coast of the Arabian Peninsula. Its sole land border is with Saudi Arabia to the south, with the rest of its territory surrounded by the Persian Gulf. A strait in the Persian Gulf separates Qatar from the nearby island of Bahrain, as well as sharing sea borders with the United Arab Emirates and Iran.
A television viewing audience of 484 million in 80 countries across the Asia-Pacific region, Europe, North America and North Africa witnessed Japan defeat Australia 1–0 in the final.
Qatar, India and Iran all lodged interest in hosting the 2011 AFC Asian Cup, while Australia also considered making a late bid. Qatar officially submitted their bid on 19 June 2006, while India withdrew their interest and Iran failed to submit proper documentation for their bid on time.
Qatar was announced as host nation on 29 July 2007, during the 2007 AFC Asian Cup in Jakarta, Indonesia. Due to FIFA regulations stating that confederation events can be hosted either in January or July, and July being peak summer heat in the Middle East, it was also announced that the tournament would be held in January of that year.
This shift is set to empower investors and revolutionise the way Filipinos manage their finances ...Manila economic managers see RDBs as playing a critical role in advancing "financial inclusion”, and levelling the playing field for both institutional and retail investors.
Mr Joyce is overseas due to 'personal obligations' and won't appear in person or by video link before the Senate committee looking into the Albanese government's decision to block Qatar competing with Qantas on domestic routes ... Albanese's government's rejection of Qatar Airways.
This is available across the UAE, Oman, and Qatar... Vinod Jayan, managing director of Al-Futtaim IKEA — UAE, Egypt, Qatar, and Oman, commented, "Al-Futtaim IKEA has always been committed to enhancing lives at home.
This is available across the UAE, Oman, and Qatar... It firmly believes that creating a functional home should not be considered a luxury for anyone ... Vinod Jayan, Managing Director of Al-Futtaim IKEA UAE, Egypt, Qatar, and Oman, said, "We aim to offer a seamless IKEA experience, making our products available to customers at affordable prices.’’ ... .
...England and Qatar ... In a letter, his attorney asked the judge to allow Daibes — awaiting sentencing in the bank charge case — to visit Qatar to pitch another investor, Heritage Advisors of London, an investment management firm founded by Sheikh Sultan bin Jassim Al Thani of Qatar.
- $250 million financing led by Qatar Investment Authority (QIA) with significant participation from four of the largest investment management firms in the US ... The PIPE financing was led by Qatar Investment Authority (QIA), with significant participation from four of the largest ...