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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: BBC NewsThu, 23 Oct 2014 23:02:00 -0700
World Cup 2022: European clubs want May date for Qatar finals

Europe's biggest football clubs could ask world governing body Fifa to play the Qatar 2022 World Cup in May. Qatar won the right to stage the World Cup in 2010 but an inquiry over moving games from the hot summer months has been ongoing for more than ...   read full story

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Publisher: Irish TimesFri, 24 Oct 2014 07:24:42 -0700
Top European clubs to propose May date for Qatar World Club read full story
Publisher: Peninsula On-lineFri, 24 Oct 2014 17:11:15 -0700
QATAR A VICTIM OF BIAS read full story
Publisher: Mirror.co.ukSat, 25 Oct 2014 03:52:30 -0700
Qatar World Cup: European clubs say no to winter finals in 2022 read full story
Publisher: The Malay Mail OnlineFri, 24 Oct 2014 18:07:30 -0700
European clubs step up campaign to block Qatar winter World Cup read full story
Publisher: InterAksyonSat, 25 Oct 2014 01:26:15 -0700
European football clubs campaign against holding 2022 Qatar World Cup in winter read full story


Publisher: Telegraph.co.ukSat, 25 Oct 2014 13:58:16 -0700
David Cameron urged to press Emir of Qatar on terror funds

The negotiations follow warnings from the Obama administration last week that Qatar and Kuwait remain fertile grounds for terrorist funders. David Cohen, the US official in charge of terrorism and financial intelligence, said the two states were ...   read full story


Publisher: New York TimesMon, 20 Oct 2014 15:24:47 -0700
Despite US Pressure, Travel Ban Stands for American Couple Held in Qatar

The ruling followed what spectators described as an emotional hearing at the court in Doha, Qatar's capital, where the Huangs are seeking dismissal of the conviction, announced in March. They have remained out of prison during the appeal but are not ...   read full story

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Publisher: CNNTue, 21 Oct 2014 05:22:30 -0700
'You lie,' American yells in Qatari court after being accused of starving child read full story
Publisher: U-T San DiegoMon, 20 Oct 2014 07:00:35 -0700
Final ruling set for US couple convicted in Qatar read full story


Publisher: Wall Street JournalThu, 23 Oct 2014 17:00:13 -0700
US Calls Qatar, Kuwait Lax Over Terror Financing

WASHINGTON?The U.S. said Qatar and Kuwait aren't doing enough to block the financing activities of the extremist group Islamic State, exposing a sore point in a coalition formed to fight the militants. Islamic State, which holds large parts of Iraq ...   read full story

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