Qatar (/ˈkæˌtɑːr/,i/ˈkɑːtɑːr/, /ˈkɑːtər/ or i/kəˈtɑːr/;Arabic:قطرQaṭar[ˈqɑtˤɑr]; local vernacular pronunciation: [ɡɪtˤɑr]), officially the State of Qatar (Arabic:دولة قطرDawlat Qaṭar), is a sovereigncountry located in Southwest Asia, occupying the small Qatar Peninsula on the northeastern coast of the Arabian Peninsula. Its sole land border is with Saudi Arabia to the south, with the rest of its territory surrounded by the Persian Gulf. A strait in the Persian Gulf separates Qatar from the nearby island of Bahrain, as well as sharing sea borders with the United Arab Emirates and Iran.
A television viewing audience of 484 million in 80 countries across the Asia-Pacific region, Europe, North America and North Africa witnessed Japan defeat Australia 1–0 in the final.
Qatar, India and Iran all lodged interest in hosting the 2011 AFC Asian Cup, while Australia also considered making a late bid. Qatar officially submitted their bid on 19 June 2006, while India withdrew their interest and Iran failed to submit proper documentation for their bid on time.
Qatar was announced as host nation on 29 July 2007, during the 2007 AFC Asian Cup in Jakarta, Indonesia. Due to FIFA regulations stating that confederation events can be hosted either in January or July, and July being peak summer heat in the Middle East, it was also announced that the tournament would be held in January of that year.
JBLU) today announced it is expanding its codeshare with QatarAirways to offer customers more ways to book travel to international destinations aboard the global partner airline ... As part of the new bilateral codeshare, the JetBlue “B6” code will be placed on nine routes Qatar Airways operates between Doha’s Hamad International Airport (DOH) and..
Thanks to its supportive foreign policy during the Arab Spring, Qatar earned itself many allies and rivals ... Qatar has begun to broaden its influence over the past two decades, and thanks to its foreign policy of supporting the Arab Spring, it has been forging allies and opponents ... Qatar builds advocacy groups to serve its interests.
The treatment of migrant workers in Qatar building stadiums for the 2022 World Cup has raised serious human rights concerns (David Harding) ...Despite some labour reforms by Qatar, which has embarked upon an unprecedented building programme for football’s biggest tournament as well ...
It appears that QatarAirways has become the launch customer for the Boeing 777X ... Qatar Airway’s CEO said his airline is the launch customer of the Boeing 777X ... Has Qatar Airways become the 777X’s launch customer? ... Just days ago, SimpleFlying reported that Qatar Airways renewed its interest in such an aircraft should Boeing build it.
Qatar's under-the-radar SC aerospace firm raising questions, eyebrows ... A white paper distributed to members of Congress by Qatar’s ambassador said Barzan established its Charleston base "to build out a large military aircraft initiative that is expected to support numerous jobs." ... Charleston aerospace firm tied to Qatar military buys spy drone.
As pressure builds on the travel industry to restart, QatarAirways has flown the world’s first fully vaccinated “flight to nowhere” ... Only vaccinated passengers were allowed onboard, Qatar Airways said ... Qatar is currently on the UK’s “red list”, travel from which triggers 11 nights of hotel quarantine at a cost of £1,750 per person.
Analysis... Such rhetoric has previously raised speculation that a military confrontation between Ethiopia and Egypt could erupt ... Read more ... Negotiating ... Read more ... Additionally, Egypt may rather be looking to build stronger diplomatic relations with its adversaries. Cairo has already warmed towards Turkey and Qatar this year and restored diplomatic ties.
According to the statement, Zelenskyy said that Ukraine will continue maintaining agricultural exports to Qatar, expressing hope that Doha will invest in large infrastructure projects in Ukraine, including building new roads and bridges.
"Men without dreams are men without life," Alves said in a live broadcast on Instagram ... "They both put a premium on possession, they both like a lot of intensity and they both need time to build a winning team.". The next edition of the World Cup will be played in Qatar from November 21 to December 18 next year. Enditem .
Rio De Janeiro, April 4 ... Alves had been capped 118 times for Brazil since his international debut in 2006 ... "They both put a premium on possession, they both like a lot of intensity and they both need time to build a winning team.". The next edition of the World Cup will be played in Qatar from November 21 to December 18, 2022 ....