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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: The RootWed, 29 Oct 2014 09:24:12 -0700
Asian-American Couple Held in Qatar Over Death of Adopted Black Daughter

The couple were sentenced to three years in prison on March 27 of this year. They were able to appeal the sentencing and have returned to their apartment in Qatar. However, the prosecution also appealed the decision and has asked for the death penalty.   read full story

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Publisher: Yahoo NewsTue, 28 Oct 2014 20:56:27 -0700
American couple held in Qatar speaks: 'We are being kidnapped' read full story
Publisher: RTWed, 29 Oct 2014 17:33:45 -0700
Human trafficking? American couple in Qatar faces execution over adopted ... read full story
Publisher: Daily MailWed, 29 Oct 2014 23:26:28 -0700
American couple convicted of child endangerment in Qatar say they were ... read full story


Publisher: BBC SportThu, 30 Oct 2014 02:00:00 -0700
World Cup 2022: European clubs want spring finals in Qatar

World Cup 2022: European clubs want spring finals in Qatar. By Richard Conway BBC Radio 5 live sports news correspondent. Europe's leading clubs will next week ask Fifa to hold the Qatar 2022 World Cup between 28 April and 29 May. Qatar was ...   read full story

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Publisher: Daily MailWed, 29 Oct 2014 02:50:03 -0700
Qatar 2022 World Cup should be held in spring, insists Bayern Munich chief ... read full story
Publisher: Eyewitness NewsThu, 30 Oct 2014 03:13:53 -0700
'April/May best time for Qatar World Cup' read full story
Publisher: Aljazeera.comThu, 30 Oct 2014 02:00:00 -0700
April-May 'best' option for Qatar 2022 read full story
Publisher: Deutsche WelleThu, 30 Oct 2014 02:33:45 -0700
Rummenigge wants Qatar 2022 final in May read full story
Publisher: Soccer By IvesThu, 30 Oct 2014 05:56:15 -0700
Thursday Kickoff: Spring World Cup in Qatar promoted by ECA; Rooney set to ... read full story


Publisher: Telegraph.co.ukTue, 28 Oct 2014 23:10:57 -0700
Whose side is Qatar really on in the war against Islamic State

In normal circumstances a lunchtime meeting between David Cameron and Qatar's head of state should be a cordial affair. Downing Street has many reasons to value its close bond with the tiny Gulf emirate, a vital supplier of Britain's energy needs, as ...   read full story

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Publisher: The GuardianTue, 28 Oct 2014 11:11:15 -0700
Qatar and the UK stand together in the fight against terrorism read full story
Publisher: Daily MailWed, 29 Oct 2014 08:33:45 -0700
David Cameron challenged Emir of Qatar to stop cash to ISIS read full story
Publisher: Liverpool EchoWed, 29 Oct 2014 07:48:45 -0700
Fears Liverpool firms' Qatar World Cup payments are funding ISIS terror read full story
Publisher: Reuters UKWed, 29 Oct 2014 12:41:15 -0700
PM Cameron appeals to Qatar emir for more investment read full story
Publisher: SkySportsWed, 29 Oct 2014 13:26:15 -0700
PM David Cameron offers to ?share the UK's expertise? with Qatar read full story
Publisher: ReutersTue, 28 Oct 2014 09:18:45 -0700
Qatar emir to face questions on militant funding on UK state visit read full story


Publisher: Daily MailTue, 28 Oct 2014 09:25:16 -0700
Cash for UK firms working on 2022 World Cup in Qatar is being 'siphoned off to ...

It is claimed British firms working on Qatar World Cup venues have been denied money which has been redirected to ISIS extremists Critics want pressure to be put on Qatar to stop the flow of money between rich donors and extremists threatening ...   read full story

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