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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: Business InsiderThu, 31 Jul 2014 05:59:03 -0700
Qatar Is Playing A High Stakes Double Game With The US And Hamas

This followed a July 14 Pentagon meeting between Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel and Qatari minister of state for defense affairs Hamad bin Ali al-Attiyah, where the two signed an $11 billion arms package that included Patriot missiles, Apache ...   read full story

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Publisher: Peninsula On-lineWed, 30 Jul 2014 15:52:30 -0700
Sudan thanks Qatar for aid read full story


Publisher: CNNWed, 30 Jul 2014 02:50:14 -0700
Why Qatar's intervention won't help end the Gaza crisis

The deadlock, however, seems to be between Egypt and Qatar -- both of whom have considerable leverage over Hamas, the Muslim Brotherhood-affiliated group that has ruled Gaza since 2007. The truth is that due to political bias on each side, neither ...   read full story

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Publisher: AlgemeinerTue, 29 Jul 2014 10:34:11 -0700
Along With Hamas Support, Qatar to Donate to Israeli Soccer Team read full story
Publisher: The Times of IsraelWed, 30 Jul 2014 05:25:57 -0700
Qatar: American friend, Israeli foe read full story
Publisher: Doha NewsTue, 29 Jul 2014 01:40:00 -0700
Qatar FM hits out at Israel allegations about funding terrorism read full story
Publisher: Commentary MagazineWed, 30 Jul 2014 09:18:45 -0700
The Democrats' Qatar Delusion read full story
Publisher: Jerusalem PostTue, 29 Jul 2014 14:21:53 -0700
US denies report Obama told Netanyahu he trusts Turkey, Qatar as mediators read full story
Publisher: Gulf TimesWed, 30 Jul 2014 14:56:15 -0700
Palestinians praise Qatar's efforts to end Gaza siege read full story


Publisher: The GuardianWed, 30 Jul 2014 11:11:15 -0700
Fifa: we will monitor Qatar's treatment of migrant World Cup workers closely

Fifa, football's world governing body, has said it will monitor Qatar's treatment of migrant workers building the 2022 World Cup facilities closely, following revelations that labourers on the first stadium under construction have been earning as ...   read full story

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Publisher: Irish TimesTue, 29 Jul 2014 12:50:58 -0700
Qatar construction worker earn 55c an hour read full story
Publisher: Aljazeera.comWed, 30 Jul 2014 08:11:15 -0700
Qatar concerned at low-pay report read full story
Publisher: BBC NewsMon, 28 Jul 2014 13:26:15 -0700
Qatar World Cup: officials 'dismayed' by unpaid workers read full story
Publisher: ArabianBusiness.comThu, 31 Jul 2014 00:05:42 -0700
Qatar responds to new media allegations over World Cup worker conditions read full story
Publisher: RYOTTue, 29 Jul 2014 07:37:46 -0700
Some Qatar 2022 World Cup Laborers Haven't Been Paid in a Year read full story


Publisher: AlgemeinerThu, 31 Jul 2014 12:07:30 -0700
Qatar, and Other American 'Allies', Are Among the Villains in Gaza

American allies, especially Qatar and Turkey, have been providing material support to Hamas, which the United States has listed as a foreign terrorist organization. This support includes financial, diplomatic, media and even the provision of weapons ...   read full story

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Publisher: The Times of IsraelThu, 31 Jul 2014 08:22:30 -0700
Qatari tech helps Hamas in tunnels, rockets: Expert read full story
Publisher: Huffington Post (blog)Tue, 29 Jul 2014 15:07:30 -0700
Is the Road to Hell Paved with Qatar's Intentions? read full story
Publisher: Jewish ChronicleThu, 31 Jul 2014 07:26:15 -0700
Hamas's biggest backer? It has the entire Westin the palm of its hand read full story

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