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.
Doha, Qatar... In attendance were Frank Zauner, General Manager, Ahmad Firoozi, Marketing Manager at AutoClassCars, and esteemed media representatives in Qatar. Frank Zauner, General Manager at Auto Class Cars, expressed, “We are honored at Auto Class Cars to integrate such a prominent brand into our portfolio.
... commitment to supporting development, both bilaterally and multilaterally, as part of the goals of Qatar's NationalVision 2030, which aims to develop a society capable of playing a significant role in global partnerships for development.
Doha, Qatar... “This reaffirmation by Moody’s reflects Commercial Bank’s efforts in meeting the financial obligations of the banking sector in Qatar. Our credit ratings reaffirm our proactivity in risk management, strong market presence, and sufficient liquidity; all of which are ...
7 attacks on Israel, the head of Mossad arrived in Doha, Qatar, for a meeting with Qatari officials ... The money from Qatar had humanitarian goals including paying government salaries in Gaza and buying fuel to keep a power plant running ... Qatar, during this period, became a key financier for reconstruction and government operations in Gaza.
Doha, Qatar... “We are excited to collaborate with MEEZA to advance education, research, and community development in Qatar,” said DeanTrick ... in Qatar,” said Al Marri ... MEEZA QSTP- LLC (Public) is an established end-to-end managed IT services and solutions provider based in Qatar.
The recently signed MoU will authorize GORD to offer new courses in Qatar on behalf of AEE, while also facilitating collaborative efforts between AEE and GORD to develop novel sustainability courses on carbon and emissions management.
Qatar has the foundations in place for a world-class financial services sector ... It is being driven by the Qatar Central Bank ... If the banking sector can offer more wealth management services, expats in Qatar are more likely to use these rather than source such services overseas.
Doha, Qatar. On the occasion of Qatar National Day, Qatar Islamic Bank (QIB), Qatar’s leading digital bank, has announced the launch of a new finance campaign for new and existing customers ...Anand, QIB’s General Manager – Personal Banking Group, said. “As Qatar National Day ...