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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: Washington PostWed, 20 Aug 2014 22:49:57 -0700
Some see Qatar's hand in collapse of Gaza talks

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates ? The explosions rocking the Gaza Strip may seem far removed from the flashy cars and skyscrapers of ultra-rich Qatar, but efforts to end fighting between Hamas and Israel could hinge on how the tiny Gulf Arab state wields ...   read full story


Publisher: The Daily StarThu, 21 Aug 2014 05:45:00 -0700
Qatar: Foley beheading 'crime' against Islam

DOHA: Qatar, accused by a German minister of financing Islamic State of Iraq and Greater Syria (ISIS) jihadists, condemned Thursday the group's beheading of U.S. journalist James Foley as a "crime against the principles of Islam." The gas-rich nation's ...   read full story

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Publisher: ReutersWed, 20 Aug 2014 07:15:00 -0700
German minister accuses Qatar of funding Islamic State fighters read full story
Publisher: Arutz ShevaWed, 20 Aug 2014 05:17:28 -0700
German Minister Accuses Qatar of Funding 'Islamic State' read full story
Publisher: Breitbart NewsWed, 20 Aug 2014 11:00:00 -0700
International Leaders Point At Qatar For Financing Islamic State read full story
Publisher: Al-Manar TVThu, 21 Aug 2014 07:36:29 -0700
Foley Beheading 'Crime' against Islam's Principles: Qatar read full story


Publisher: The GuardianThu, 21 Aug 2014 10:14:28 -0700
Andrea Atzeni denies being offered Jamie Spencer role at Qatar Racing

Andrea Atzeni, one of the leading candidates to replace Jamie Spencer as retained jockey with Qatar Racing at the end of the season, said on Thursday that as yet he has had no approach to join Sheikh Fahad al-Thani's racing and bloodstock operation.   read full story

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Publisher: Daily MailThu, 21 Aug 2014 06:42:43 -0700
Jamie Spencer announces surprise retirement and says he will take up role in ... read full story
Publisher: Racinguk.com - pure racing entertainmentThu, 21 Aug 2014 04:23:36 -0700
Spencer announces shock retirement read full story
Publisher: Racing Post BloodstockThu, 21 Aug 2014 05:00:30 -0700
Spencer to retire from riding at end of season read full story
Publisher: Cambridge NewsThu, 21 Aug 2014 05:56:15 -0700
Jamie Spencer announces shock retirement from racing read full story


Publisher: Jerusalem PostThu, 21 Aug 2014 08:18:07 -0700
Abbas, Mashaal, emir of Qatar hold 'positive' talks in Doha, Palestinians report

The sources said that the purpose of Abbas's visit to Qatar was to persuade Mashaal and the Hamas leadership to agree to the resumption of the Cairo cease-fire talks, which collapsed earlier this week when rockets were fired at Israel while the ...   read full story

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