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.
“The merger is a turning point in Qatar’s banking sector, enabling growth for corporates facilitating landmark deals, fostering SME development and lending and supporting prosperity for our private clients to manage and grow their wealth and for our retail customers to reach their potential.”.
Portuguese coach Helio Sousa will be hoping his Bahraini players perform as well as they did against Qatar, where they managed 56 per cent of the possession, albeit without capitalising on it ... In Group A, tournament hosts Qatar take on Oman, with the former aiming for their second successive win and a place in the last eight.
The station also wanted to establish itself as an influential voice, with Al Jazeera set as a role model – the media from the small country of Qatar has exerted enormous influence globally. Management expected to put more resources into the station in the coming two to three ...
ACM), the world’s trusted infrastructure consulting firm, today announced that is has been awarded a four-year secondment contract with Ashghal, Qatar’s Public WorksAuthority... Ashghal was established in 2004 to plan, deliver and manage all infrastructure projects in Qatar ... TEXAS QATAR UNITED STATES NORTH AMERICA MIDDLE EAST.
... has been awarded a four-year secondment contract with Ashghal, Qatar’s Public WorksAuthority ... AECOM selected to manage Qatar's Public Works Authority's local roads and drainage program Back to video.