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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: BBC NewsWed, 28 Jan 2015 17:42:30 -0800
Qatar handball team coach faces questions over foreign players

The coach of Qatar's World Championship handball squad has faced questions about the high number of foreign players in his team. The squad reached the semi-finals of the men's championship on Wednesday. But at a press conference, coach Valero ...   read full story

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Publisher: Channel News AsiaWed, 28 Jan 2015 10:11:15 -0800
Handball: Qatar make history with world semi-final spot read full story
Publisher: Deutsche WelleWed, 28 Jan 2015 09:48:45 -0800
Germany exit at the hands of Qatar at Handball World Championships read full story
Publisher: Yahoo NewsWed, 28 Jan 2015 12:26:15 -0800
Qatar make history with semi-final spot read full story
Publisher: Gulf TimesWed, 28 Jan 2015 11:52:30 -0800
Qatar march into semis with win over Germany read full story
Publisher: The West AustralianWed, 28 Jan 2015 14:30:00 -0800
Qatar play down foreign legion influence read full story
Publisher: Times of IndiaWed, 28 Jan 2015 19:22:30 -0800
Handball: Qatar make history with semis spot at World Championship read full story


Publisher: CNNMoneyWed, 28 Jan 2015 06:03:45 -0800
Qatar buys London's banking district

Qatar has added to its bulging portfolio of prime London real estate by clinching a deal to buy Canary Wharf, home to several skyscrapers housing the city's biggest banks. Qatar Investment Authority and U.S. investor Brookfield Property Partners (BPY ...   read full story

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Publisher: Wall Street JournalTue, 27 Jan 2015 23:50:27 -0800
Qatar Set to Gain Control of London's Canary Wharf read full story
Publisher: The GuardianWed, 28 Jan 2015 01:24:11 -0800
Canary Wharf to be bought by Qatar Investment Authority read full story
Publisher: BBC NewsWed, 28 Jan 2015 03:26:15 -0800
Canary Wharf: Qatar bid wins battle read full story
Publisher: Financial TimesWed, 28 Jan 2015 00:18:41 -0800
Qatar and Brookfield win battle to take over Canary Wharf read full story
Publisher: Evening StandardWed, 28 Jan 2015 00:14:51 -0800
Qatar wins battle for Canary Wharf as owner Songbird surrenders to £2.6bn bid read full story


Publisher: FIFA.com (registration)Wed, 28 Jan 2015 10:00:00 -0800
Groundwork paying dividends for Qatar

Given Qatar's record in the AFC Asian U-19 Championship, a competition in which they had only reached the final once ? on their debut back in 1980 ? their 2014 tournament win in Myanmar came as a surprise to many. That unexpected success did not ...   read full story

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Publisher: The GuardianTue, 27 Jan 2015 08:02:28 -0800
2022 Qatar World Cup vote should be rerun, claims Council of Europe read full story
Publisher: Spartan DailyThu, 29 Jan 2015 01:22:30 -0800
After the Whistle: Qatar's 2022 World Cup of Death read full story
Publisher: The Crimson WhileWed, 28 Jan 2015 20:41:15 -0800
FIFA should do better than Qatar read full story
Publisher: ESPN FCWed, 28 Jan 2015 06:26:33 -0800
FIFA won't re-open 2022 vote - DFB chief read full story
Publisher: Irish TimesTue, 27 Jan 2015 14:47:59 -0800
Qatar World Cup vote should be re-run, claims Council of Europe read full story
Publisher: Inside World FootballTue, 27 Jan 2015 21:03:45 -0800
Qatar reiterates it can host summer or winter as it builds its sport credentials read full story


Publisher: TIMESun, 25 Jan 2015 23:37:49 -0800
Qatar Has Asked a US Family if They Want Their Daughter's Alleged Killer ...

A Pennsylvania family is being asked to decide on whether the alleged killer of their daughter should be put to death in the Gulf Arab state of Qatar. A Kenyan security guard reportedly confessed to murdering English teacher Jennifer Brown, 40, who was ...   read full story

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Publisher: Yahoo NewsSun, 25 Jan 2015 05:30:00 -0800
Qatar court tells US family to decide on execution read full story

Qatar Tweets

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