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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: Al-ArabiyaSat, 20 Dec 2014 10:58:04 -0800
Ties thaw as Egypt's Sisi meets top Qatari envoy

The Saudi Royal Court recalled the Riyadh agreement that brought together Gulf states earlier this year to end a dispute between the GCC and Qatar. (Courtesy of Egyptian State Information Service) ...   read full story

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Publisher: New York TimesSat, 20 Dec 2014 16:56:15 -0800
Gulf States and Qatar Gloss Over Differences, but Split Still Hampers Them read full story
Publisher: Wall Street JournalSat, 20 Dec 2014 12:21:10 -0800
Egypt, Qatar Accept Saudi Initiative to Mend Ties read full story
Publisher: Daily News EgyptSat, 20 Dec 2014 10:00:00 -0800
Gulf human rights declaration increases heat on Qatar to act on migrant ... read full story
Publisher: gulfnews.comSat, 20 Dec 2014 11:30:00 -0800
Egypt President meets Qatar special envoy in bid to repair relations read full story
Publisher: Press TVSat, 20 Dec 2014 16:00:00 -0800
Saudis back thaw in Egypt-Qatar tensions read full story
Publisher: ABC NewsSat, 20 Dec 2014 10:22:30 -0800
Egypt President Meets Qatar Envoy read full story


Publisher: The GuardianSat, 20 Dec 2014 13:56:15 -0800
Liz McColgan-Nuttall is introducing girls in Qatar to the joys of running

To do so, the Qatar Athletics Federation has hired one of Britain's best-known distance runners in Liz McColgan-Nuttall to create a future for women's endurance running in Qatar. The former 10,000m world champion originally relocated to Qatar to be ...   read full story


Publisher: Dallas Morning News (blog)Sat, 20 Dec 2014 22:33:45 -0800
Oil-rich Qatar aims to buy a place among the world's sporting superpowers ...

DOHA, Qatar ? Leaders of Qatar seem to have a simple formula for their plans over the next decade: Money plus sports equals global fame. Never in sporting history has a country invested so massively, quickly, broadly, internationally and ...   read full story

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Publisher: Travel Daily Media (press release) (registration) (blog)Sat, 20 Dec 2014 20:52:30 -0800
Qatar welcomes increased investments read full story
Publisher: Bloomberg Businessweek Middle East - Business news and analysisSat, 20 Dec 2014 22:33:45 -0800
Getting Down to Business read full story


Publisher: Yahoo Sports (blog)Fri, 19 Dec 2014 17:18:45 -0800
Barcelona reportedly cutting ties with Qatar

News media in Israel is reporting that FC Barcelona plans to end its controversial business partnership with the government of Qatar over concerns about terrorist connections. The La Liga giants initially signed the $200 million sponsorship deal with ...   read full story

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Publisher: Barca Blaugranes (blog)Fri, 19 Dec 2014 18:37:44 -0800
Report: FC Barcelona To Cut Ties With Qatar read full story
Publisher: The Times of IsraelFri, 19 Dec 2014 14:42:19 -0800
Barcelona soccer team 'set to cut ties with terror-financing Qatar' read full story
Publisher: i24newsSat, 20 Dec 2014 09:48:45 -0800
Barcelona may end controversial Qatar sponsorship read full story

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From @T_MERRET on Sun Dec 21 04:52:45 EST 2014 RT @Moutonenrages: Le FC Barcelone va couper les ponts avec le Qatar pour cause de soutient au terrorisme http://t.co/XFajNJ2LI3
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