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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: Foreign PolicyTue, 30 Sep 2014 12:09:32 -0700
The Case Against Qatar

Hossam, a middle-aged Syrian expat, owns several restaurants throughout Doha, Qatar, catering mostly to the country's upper crust. The food is excellent, and at night the tables are packed with well-dressed Qataris, Westerners, and Arabs. Some of his ...   read full story

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Publisher: Jerusalem PostWed, 01 Oct 2014 06:07:30 -0700
The Qatar conundrum read full story
Publisher: Right Side News (registration)Wed, 01 Oct 2014 01:26:15 -0700
Qatar Awareness Campaign: CNN, Zucker and Brookings Doha read full story
Publisher: Middle East MonitorWed, 01 Oct 2014 09:18:45 -0700
Qatar's foreign policy 'is not up for negotiation' read full story


Publisher: The Conversation UKTue, 30 Sep 2014 03:00:27 -0700
With eight years to go, Qatar's World Cup hopes look set to run into some ...

There is an old British saying: ?It never rains but it pours?. One of Britain's former protectorates may well have to consider adopting the phrase as its new national slogan. In Qatar, it hardly ever seems to rain (for four months each year, not even a ...   read full story


Publisher: New York TimesMon, 29 Sep 2014 17:37:19 -0700
A U-Turn for a Terminal Built in Texas to Import Natural Gas

Its 5,000 valves, 50 million pounds of steel and ship berth as big as 77 football fields ? representing a $2 billion investment by Qatar Petroleum, Exxon Mobil and Conoco Phillips ? have been dormant for nearly three years. The unexpected American ...   read full story


Publisher: Doha NewsWed, 01 Oct 2014 05:22:30 -0700
Four (non-Eid related) things to do in Qatar this weekend (Oct. 1-4)

For many Qatar residents, Eid Al Adha celebrations will take center stage this weekend. The holiday commences on Saturday, and we will be posting a special Eid guide tomorrow to give you the rundown on how to make the most of it. In the meantime, there ...   read full story

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Publisher: Gulf TimesWed, 01 Oct 2014 07:15:00 -0700
Eid al-Adha holidays from Sunday read full story

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From @MrRigolade_ on Wed Oct 01 14:16:05 EDT 2014 RT @Luxe_Net: Le deuxième modèle "Mecanograph City" de @LouisMoinet est destiné au Qatar. Plus d'infos ? http://t.co/o32NOxWu5S ? http://t?
From @QuoteDeTom on Wed Oct 01 14:16:05 EDT 2014 RT @Luxe_Net: Le deuxième modèle "Mecanograph City" de @LouisMoinet est destiné au Qatar. Plus d'infos ? http://t.co/o32NOxWu5S ? http://t?
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