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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: Irish TimesSun, 19 Oct 2014 17:00:00 -0700
Irish firms's employees in Qatar say rights are restricted

A number of Irish and British construction and engineering professionals, who were working for Sepam but are currently unemployed, said they had job offers in Qatar which they could not take up because Sepam would not supply them with non-objection ...   read full story


Publisher: New York TimesMon, 20 Oct 2014 15:18:45 -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


Publisher: QuartzTue, 21 Oct 2014 06:14:30 -0700
These are the ridiculous suggestions for dealing with Qatar's heat during the ...

Ever since Qatar was awarded the World Cup back in 2010, there's been nothing but controversy. Most recently, there have involved allegations of corruption over the how soccer's greatest tournament was awarded to Russia in 2018 and Qatar in 2022?Fifa ...   read full story

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Publisher: The Post Game (blog)Tue, 21 Oct 2014 12:49:14 -0700
Qatar's Latest Remedy For High Heat: Playing World Cup In Middle Of The Night read full story
Publisher: NEWS.com.auTue, 21 Oct 2014 15:07:30 -0700
1am kick-offs ... what a Qatarstrophe read full story
Publisher: BBC SportMon, 20 Oct 2014 12:49:17 -0700
World Cup 2022: Qatar matches could start at 1am, says official read full story
Publisher: The Big LeadTue, 21 Oct 2014 09:30:00 -0700
FIFA Could Take Qatar World Cup Nocturnal, Starting Matches at 1 AM read full story
Publisher: FOXSports.comWed, 22 Oct 2014 00:41:55 -0700
FIFA official proposes playing Qatar 2022 World Cup matches at 1 am to beat ... read full story
Publisher: Washington Post (blog)Tue, 21 Oct 2014 23:56:16 -0700
To beat the heat at the World Cup in Qatar, someone suggested playing games ... read full story


Publisher: CNNTue, 21 Oct 2014 05:22:30 -0700
'You lie,' American yells in Qatari court after being accused of starving child

Washington (CNN) -- An American held in Qatar in the death of his adopted daughter stood up and yelled, "You lie! You lie!" after a Qatari prosecutor told a court that Matthew Huang and his wife, Grace, had let their daughter starve to death. "This ...   read full story

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Publisher: U-T San DiegoMon, 20 Oct 2014 07:00:35 -0700
Final ruling set for US couple convicted in Qatar read full story

Qatar Tweets

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From @Qnet_Qatar on Wed Oct 22 17:36:06 EDT 2014 RT @BoMuhannd: @halmohannadi2 @alimuhanadi @aj_alsaadi @abo_ellail105 ???? ????? ??????? ?? ??? ????? ?????? .. ????
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From @ReginaSpoettl on Wed Oct 22 17:35:40 EDT 2014 RT @ADHRB: #Qatar re-elected to @UN #HRC despite appalling treatment of migrant workers: http://t.co/I4Nsgwo3fP #MigrantRights
From @Franky0_1 on Wed Oct 22 17:35:37 EDT 2014 RT @nicbritograndes: Seguro que el Bam Bam Hurtado viajó en el séquito correista a Qatar para informarse por qué los médicos no atendieron ?
From @cdediego_ on Wed Oct 22 17:35:36 EDT 2014 RT @cuervamarce: Gracias a la Cadena Bein de Qatar por visitarnos en el Welcome Tour y reflejar la pasión por #SanLorenzo @Khader_Ibra http?
From @vijusharma on Wed Oct 22 17:35:33 EDT 2014 RT @casabonnline: Qatar is an important US ally, a supplier of weapons and funds to Islamists, and a peace broker all at the same time htt?
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From @revistzonalibre on Wed Oct 22 17:35:23 EDT 2014 Ecuador y Qatar afianzan sus relaciones comerciales @CancilleriaEc @MashiRafael #Correa http://t.co/vWqoM3nG8o http://t.co/rut6qTYUZ4