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.
In Qatar and Saudi Arabia it remains to be seen who will have the strongest car, but taking into account the reliability problems at Mercedes Verstappen is in a good position ... Mercedes was the favourite for me in the United States, Qatar and Abu Dhabi, mainly because of their impressive straight-line speed in Turkey and Russia.
Mutiu Adepoju...Alex Song ... He made 143 appearances for Arsenal managing 62 goals, of which 30 came in the 2007/08 season, which remains his finest campaign ... He retired after leaving El Jaish of Qatar in 2017 ... A legend at Chelsea, where he managed 17 goals in 168 appearances and won a host of silverware, Essien moved to Real on loan for a season in 2012.
Raoul Rahme, who worked at Barclays and Credit Suisse, will be head of DIFC sales, the note said ...UBS earlier this year hired senior HSBC banker, Tarek Eido, as head of wealth management in Qatar as part of plans to open a wealth management office in Doha ... ....
Even before the pandemic, Cathay Pacific was affected by its association with the 2019 pro-democracy protests in the former British colony, forcing a change in management ... “Cathay is partly owned by British interests, partly by a Chinese airline and partly by Qatar, but what it isn’t, it’s not linked to China as much.”.
Even before Covid-19, Cathay was affected by its association with the 2019 pro-democracy protests in the former British colony, forcing a change in management. ... “Greater Bay Airlines will probably be looked at by the regulators relatively favourably,” said Richard Harris, founder and CEO of Hong Kong-based Port Shelter Investment Management.
Switzerland won 2-0 to put Ian Baraclough’s team out of the running for the finals in Qatar next year, provoking the manager to label the decision ‘diabolical’ ... “Maybe he thought enough is enough, you need to speed the game up because it seemed clear that Northern Ireland were trying to manage the tempo by delaying restarts.
Getty ImagesQatarAirways. Qatar Airways announced a surprise return for the A380, scheduling it on services before the end of the year. The airline grounded all of its A380 fleet, and management shared that the plane was a thing of the past and its biggest mistake.
The QatarRacing employers of OisinMurphy have promised to stand by their retained jockey as he makes changes to his lifestyle after his third champion jockey title was overshadowed by stories of his antics away from the track ...DavidRedvers, racing manager to the Qatar Racing operation of Sheik Fahad Al Thani and his brothers, said ... Share ... He said ... .
Murphy said ... “The last week I’ve had a lot of people on my side ... “Sheikh Fahad and QatarRacing have a few horses to go to America for the Breeders’ Cup ... His boss Sheikh Fahad of Qatar Racing remains fiercely loyal to Murphy, as does his racing manager DavidRedvers, although he admitted there are things the champion “will work hard to put right” ... .
Racemail understands the latest incident caused some exasperation in the ranks of his QatarRacing employers but has not damaged the close bond between Murphy and Qatar Racing supremo Sheik Fahad Al Thani, who is determined to support the jockey who joined his operation as a 17-year-old. Speaking on Friday, Qatar Racing manager DavidRedvers said.
The visit witnessed the signing of an agreement on mutual visa exemption for holders of diplomatic and government passports between Qatar and Jordan, and of a memorandum of understanding between the Qatar Investment Authority and the Jordanian Government Investment ManagementCompany (GEMAC).