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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: Aljazeera.comTue, 22 Apr 2014 18:15:42 -0700
Qatar criticised for domestic workers' abuse

Amnesty International, the UK-based human-rights group, has accused Qatar for failing to protect migrant domestic workers, saying they are exposed to a greater extent of abuse than construction workers and are trapped by employers. A report published ...   read full story

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Publisher: The GuardianWed, 23 Apr 2014 07:30:19 -0700
Qatar maids detained by authorities after having passports confiscated read full story
Publisher: Fox NewsTue, 22 Apr 2014 16:37:30 -0700
Rights group urges Qatar, host of 2022 World Cup, to do more to protect ... read full story
Publisher: Daily MailTue, 22 Apr 2014 20:07:37 -0700
Women workers exploited, physically and sexually abused in Qatar read full story
Publisher: Saudi GazetteThu, 24 Apr 2014 14:09:12 -0700
Qatar: The return of the prodigal son read full story
Publisher: Doha NewsWed, 23 Apr 2014 23:56:15 -0700
Qatar foreign minister: Gulf differences have come to an end read full story


Publisher: Al-ArabiyaThu, 24 Apr 2014 04:15:00 -0700
New Qatar airport to open next week after delay

Qatar's new Hamad International Airport, a key part of its plans to become a regional aviation hub, will open to passenger traffic next week after construction delays of more than a year, the country's Civil Aviation Authority said. Initially budget ...   read full story

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Publisher: Perth NowThu, 24 Apr 2014 02:45:00 -0700
Hamad International Airport in Qatar cost $17 billion and is six years late read full story


Publisher: Times ColonistThu, 24 Apr 2014 13:26:15 -0700
Qatar World Cup organizers and FIFA look at scrapping 4 of 12 planned 2022 ...

DOHA, Qatar - Qatar World Cup organizers are discussing with FIFA whether to scrap plans to build four of its 12 stadiums for the 2022 tournament. The Qataris say the decision to explore if the competition can be staged with just eight venues is due to ...   read full story

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Publisher: Yahoo NewsThu, 24 Apr 2014 09:30:00 -0700
Qatar to downsize stadium plans read full story
Publisher: Channel News AsiaThu, 24 Apr 2014 09:30:00 -0700
Football: Qatar to downsize stadium plans read full story


Publisher: Peninsula On-lineThu, 24 Apr 2014 19:37:11 -0700
Investors continue to be bullish on Qatar: QIF

Strong growth prospects driven by an expansionary budget are underscored by attractive valuations and healthy corporate earnings growth, Qatar Investment Fund (QIF) noted in its 1Q2014 investment report yesterday. The Investment Adviser remains ...   read full story

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