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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: BloombergTue, 28 Jul 2015 05:45:00 -0700
Qatar Airways Says It Is in Talks to Buy Stake in IndiGo

Qatar Airways Ltd. is in talks to purchase a stake in IndiGo, India's biggest carrier, according to an e-mailed statement from the Gulf carrier today. The ?only airline? it is talking to is IndiGo, the Doha-based company confirmed, without elaborating ...   read full story

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Publisher: ReutersTue, 28 Jul 2015 08:56:15 -0700
UPDATE 2-Qatar Airways says in talks with India's IndiGo read full story
Publisher: ATWOnlineTue, 28 Jul 2015 07:15:00 -0700
Qatar denies SpiceJet talks, confirms Indigo interest read full story
Publisher: Times of IndiaTue, 28 Jul 2015 05:33:45 -0700
In talks with IndiGo, not SpiceJet: Qatar Airways read full story
Publisher: Al-ArabiyaTue, 28 Jul 2015 05:22:30 -0700
Qatar Airways, Flydubai reject reports of interest in India's SpiceJet read full story
Publisher: Business StandardTue, 28 Jul 2015 04:26:15 -0700
Qatar Airways denies interest in stake in SpiceJet read full story
Publisher: FirstpostTue, 28 Jul 2015 10:26:15 -0700
Is Qatar Airways actually in talks with IndiGo to buy a stake? read full story


Publisher: Al-ArabiyaTue, 28 Jul 2015 07:56:47 -0700
Gaza teachers head to Qatar as part of new employment drive

The teachers are the first class of those applying for jobs in Qatar since the oil-rich Gulf emirate launched its new Palestinian employment program. Qatar recently launched a series of initiatives in Gaza, building a hospital, repaving roads and ...   read full story


Publisher: The GuardianTue, 28 Jul 2015 10:14:52 -0700
Frankie Dettori delivers early win for Qatar at Glorious Goodwood

There was little room for doubt about the identity of Glorious Goodwood's new sponsor as racegoers arrived for the first day of the meeting on Tuesday, and Qatar was able to celebrate a success on the track as early as the second race of its 10-year, ...   read full story

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Publisher: Chichester ObserverTue, 28 Jul 2015 05:00:00 -0700
GOODWOOD LIVE: Qatar Goodwood Festival day one read full story


Publisher: Moneycontrol.comTue, 28 Jul 2015 06:41:15 -0700
India defers taking delivery of 20 LNG cargoes from Qatar

The price of LNG from Qatar comes close to USD 13 per million British thermal unit as compared to the USD 6-7 rate at which it is available in the spot or current market. With few takers for high priced LNG, India has "deferred taking deliveries of 20 ...   read full story

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Publisher: ReutersTue, 28 Jul 2015 08:33:45 -0700
India lifts 30 pct less volume under long-term Qatar LNG deal -sources read full story

Qatar Tweets

From @trvl_101 on Tue Jul 28 13:42:41 EDT 2015 @oncewereyoung @AdrianaKSmith #GoAbroadChat I visited Qatar this past May. It was my first trip to the region
From @Greg_Wood_ on Tue Jul 28 13:42:39 EDT 2015 RT @guardian_sport: Dettori delivers early win for Qatar at #GloriousGoodwood. @Greg_Wood_ http://t.co/ro8YFYjasI (Pic: Rex) http://t.co/rG?
From @Milan2108 on Tue Jul 28 13:42:38 EDT 2015 RT @htTweets: Qatar Airways in talks with IndiGo for stake buy http://t.co/TE0XWh7ssi
From @HandTunisie on Tue Jul 28 13:42:37 EDT 2015 Préparation Mondial Cadets en Russie : Tournoi International du Qatar : Score final : Tunisie 26 - 27 Qatar... http://t.co/2CDvJowuSo
From @alifrhmwti on Tue Jul 28 13:42:34 EDT 2015 Ldr ro tkw o?? "@DendiRmd: makane golek sek regional jogja, ojo LDRan ro si qatar ndak rabine sek nyinom onto2 :| @Bayusgra"
From @vukmanx on Tue Jul 28 13:42:30 EDT 2015 RT @blzzrd: RT @jonawils: Platini has declared he will stand for Fifa presidency. Here's why it may not be brilliant news. https://t.co/SYT?
From @MEBriefing on Tue Jul 28 13:42:29 EDT 2015 #Qatar plays an important role in enabling #Saudi regional plans http://t.co/XjWl2clOV8
From @Yoonaseu on Tue Jul 28 13:42:28 EDT 2015 Djibouti is the seventh destination to join Qatar Airways Cargo?s African freighter network http://t.co/KMv7Qq9TeF
From @perochan on Tue Jul 28 13:42:28 EDT 2015 fun facts: Flashlight di Jessie J è stata1# in Qatar.
From @Eyoungie_MF on Tue Jul 28 13:42:17 EDT 2015 Djibouti is the seventh destination to join Qatar Airways Cargo?s African freighter network http://t.co/FBkGLdRAMK
From @AviationJobsMe on Tue Jul 28 13:42:11 EDT 2015 #jobisintheair #sky Cabin Crew Recruitment Events Qatar Airways Barcelona/ Madrid Spain http://t.co/XkcbTUPMiE #AirlinesCrew
From @abhinitk on Tue Jul 28 13:42:10 EDT 2015 RT @htTweets: Qatar Airways in talks with IndiGo for stake buy http://t.co/TE0XWh7ssi
From @exojessica on Tue Jul 28 13:42:08 EDT 2015 Djibouti is the seventh destination to join Qatar Airways Cargo?s African freighter network http://t.co/Zh2mOmZuMg
From @ravi2010mary on Tue Jul 28 13:41:51 EDT 2015 RT @htTweets: Qatar Airways in talks with IndiGo for stake buy http://t.co/TE0XWh7ssi
From @JamesTylerESPN on Tue Jul 28 13:41:46 EDT 2015 Qatar is making headway into horse racing, too. http://t.co/krH80tPLmK