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Complete details about Qatar in Asia with capital city Doha

Country NameQatar (Qatar)
Country CodeQAT
Capital CityDoha
ContinentAsia
RegionMiddle East
Independence Year1971
Population599000
Surface Area11000.0
Life Expectancy72.4 years
GNP9472.0 (old 8920.0)
Government FormMonarchy

Spoken Languages

Arabic [official]     (40.7%)
Urdu     (0.0%)

Major Cities

Doha, Doha     (population 355000)

Qatar's most recent News and Stories



Publisher: Jerusalem PostTue, 22 Jul 2014 20:11:15 -0700
Qatar seeks to pull Hamas away from Iran

The Gulf Arab state of Qatar, with just over two million people, is playing an outsized role on the world stage these days, dipping its fingers into various conflicts in the region. The Sunni country backs a number of Islamist groups in the region ...   read full story

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Publisher: ABC NewsTue, 22 Jul 2014 15:21:50 -0700
Qatar, Saudi Rulers Meet for Gaza Cease-Fire Talks read full story


Publisher: BBC NewsTue, 22 Jul 2014 04:37:30 -0700
Greg Dyke: Qatar World Cup 'will be in winter'

FA Chairman Greg Dyke has said he believes there is "no chance" Qatar will host the 2022 World Cup during the summer and that the tournament will more likely be staged in November or December. Appearing before MPs, he also suggested that a report on ...   read full story


Publisher: Jerusalem PostWed, 23 Jul 2014 02:00:00 -0700
President Peres accuses Qatar of financing Hamas terrorism

Whereas in the past Peres has placed the blame on Iran for financing and encouraging Hamas terror operations, on this occasion he charged Qatar, saying that Qatar had no right to spend millions of petrol dollars to enable Hamas to build rockets and ...   read full story

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Publisher: The Jewish PressWed, 23 Jul 2014 03:07:30 -0700
Peres Warns Qatar to Stop Funding Terror in Gaza, Praises UN's Ban read full story
Publisher: Ahram OnlineWed, 23 Jul 2014 04:32:28 -0700
Peres says Qatar 'world's largest financer of terrorism' read full story
Publisher: National Review OnlineWed, 23 Jul 2014 07:03:45 -0700
Will Obama Snatch Defeat from the Jaws of Victory Over Hamas? read full story


Publisher: The Post Game (blog)Mon, 21 Jul 2014 17:22:30 -0700
'Real Sports' Examines Deaths Of Workers Preparing For Qatar's 2022 World Cup

Since Qatar won the bid to host the 2022 World Cup, there have been amusing anecdotes about the tiny nation's preparation. These have included plans to develop an artificial cloud to hover above the stadium and block the sun, and a critical review of ...   read full story

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Publisher: Salt Lake Tribune (blog)Tue, 22 Jul 2014 09:18:45 -0700
Tuesday on TV: HBO's 'Real Sports' exposes soccer stadium death spiral in Qatar read full story

Qatar Tweets

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From @innercitypress on Wed Jul 23 12:05:34 EDT 2014 #BanKiMoon dep spox repeats that Ban said no ?time to wait and lose? not rules / #Qatar funded plane http://t.co/gElz99x5jc
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From @KanalMedia on Wed Jul 23 12:05:16 EDT 2014 Qatar Ikut Berjuang Terhadap Rakyat Palestina http://t.co/N4uDMvrE7u
From @JennBiebs_TK on Wed Jul 23 12:05:16 EDT 2014 So excited i got my leave granted for qatar. Now just to get my flights booked!