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.
"We laud the ongoing support facilitated by Qatar, Pakistan, UAE, the World Food Programme and UN partners, with this support, we managed to deliver eight separate life-saving shipments of medicines and medical supplies into the country," Dr Al-Mandhari tweeted on Tuesday.
Qatar Fund for Development supports the strategic partners Qatar Charity and Qatar Red Crescent to manage the health care centers and hospitals that QFFD finance, which in turn provide various health services to Syrian refugees in the country. The strategic partners Qatar Charity ...
It said it would later launch a takeover bid ... It is aiming for December 2022 at the latest ... read more ... Other major shareholders that might now want to sell out include the Qatar Investment Authority, which has 11.5%. A source familiar with Vivendi's management said the firm would continue to back Arnaud Lagardere as Lagardere's CEO ... ....
“GFA parts ways with Charles Akonnor and Assistants - May the next coach enjoy the respect of players and management, work with confidence and authority and make the Black Stars shine to Qatar and beyond,” Gabby posted on his Twitter page ... Black Stars shine to Qatar and beyond.
And surprisingly, Rajevac is among the frontrunners for a position he previously occupied. Ghanasoccernet sources revealed the Serbian is the only foreigner being considered ... Since he parted ways with Ghana in 2010, he has managed five teams including Algeria and Qatar but has been without a job since 2019 when he was sacked by Thailand. .