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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: Telegraph.co.ukSat, 20 Sep 2014 14:03:55 -0700
How Qatar is funding the rise of Islamist extremists

Western officials have tracked the Qatari arms flights as they land in the city of Misrata, about 100 miles east of Tripoli, where the Islamist militias have their stronghold. Even after the fall of the capital and the removal of Libya's government ...   read full story

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Publisher: Express.co.ukSun, 21 Sep 2014 10:15:00 -0700
'Football fans deserve better than Qatar' Protestors blast nation's ... read full story
Publisher: TheTower.orgSun, 21 Sep 2014 09:04:26 -0700
Qatar Funding Raises Questions About Former US Envoy Indyk's Objectivity read full story
Publisher: Arutz ShevaSat, 20 Sep 2014 10:38:07 -0700
Watch: UK Pro-Israel Activists Demand Qatar Stop Funding Terror read full story
Publisher: Daily News & AnalysisSun, 21 Sep 2014 03:19:10 -0700
Protesters ask Qatar to stop funding Hamas or face ban on 2022 FIFA World Cup read full story
Publisher: AlgemeinerFri, 19 Sep 2014 13:14:17 -0700
Hamas-Backing Qatar Contracts Top Flight Public Relations Firm to Improve Ties ... read full story
Publisher: Business StandardSun, 21 Sep 2014 01:26:15 -0700
Protesters ask Qatar should stop funding Hamas or face 2022 WC ban read full story


Publisher: Al-ArabiyaSun, 21 Sep 2014 06:07:30 -0700
Report: Qatar arming Islamist extremists

?So it is that Qatar buys London property while working against British interests in Libya and arming friends of the jihadists who tried to kill one of our ambassadors. A state that partly owns 1 Hyde Park, London's most expensive apartment block, and ...   read full story

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Publisher: Breitbart NewsSat, 20 Sep 2014 15:52:30 -0700
How Qatar is Funding the Rise of Radical Islam read full story
Publisher: Peninsula On-lineSat, 20 Sep 2014 16:48:45 -0700
Rival PMs address Libyans read full story


Publisher: BBC NewsSat, 20 Sep 2014 06:07:30 -0700
Qatar returns detained human rights researchers to UK

Two Britons detained in Qatar after researching the treatment of migrant workers have flown back to the UK. Krishna Upadhyaya and Gundev Ghimire were held for nine days and then had to wait another 11 days for permission to leave the Gulf state.   read full story

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Publisher: E KantipurSat, 20 Sep 2014 08:27:40 -0700
Freed from Qatar, rights workers reach home read full story


Publisher: Washington Post (blog)Fri, 19 Sep 2014 05:44:48 -0700
Say what you want about Qatar. Just be careful about doing it on the Web.

The hyper-rich Persian Gulf state of Qatar likes to roll out a big welcome mat from time to time. Georgetown University and the Brookings Institution have branches there. The various divisions of Al Jazeera draw in Arabic- and English-speaking ...   read full story

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From @KnocksCold on Sun Sep 21 18:09:03 EDT 2014 RT @SandyRashty: "FIFA has ignored the role of Qatar in terrorism" @MarkLewisLawyer outside @qatarembassyUK
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