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.
This emphasizes our continued commitment as a leader in sustainability, innovation and growth within the LNG industry,” said Saad Sherida Al-Kaabi, QatarMinister of State for Energy Affairs. QatarEnergy notes that its LNG ship-building program is the largest of its kind in the history of the LNG industry.
... and the Korean shipbuilding industry in general, which is built on the strong and strategic partnership between the State of Qatar and the Republic of Korea ... We value our partnership with Qatar, and we are very proud of taking part in the world’s largest LNG new build project.
The announcement comes as the EU Commission published its seventh report on "the support provided by the Union" to Türkiye "for hosted refugees and host communities." ... He added that Türkiye encourages the safe and voluntary return of Syrian refugees, noting it works to build houses in northern Syria with the support of Qatar... .
Saipem has hired China's Bomesc to build a compression facility for an offshore natural gas project off the northern coast of Qatar. The post Saipem picks Chinese player for Qatar-bound offshore gas platform appeared first on OffshoreEnergy... .
The announcement from Saudi Arabia, the world’s largest oil exporter, comes a month after media reports suggested that Riyadh is considering a Chinese bid to build a nuclear power plant in the kingdom ... The CNNC has proposed building a nuclear power plant in Saudi Arabia’s border regions with Qatar and the United Arab Emirates.
In recent weeks, Burhan has traveled abroad and met with leaders of nations including Egypt, Qatar, Turkey and South Sudan in an effort to build his legitimacy and dismiss the Rapid Security Forces as a rebel group ... that has ripped apart everything they worked so hard to build.
There is an old Chinese saying, "to get rich, build roads first.” On roads there can be trade, mutual benefits, closer distances and more ... The CEPC is Qatar's largest municipal infrastructure project and China's first infrastructure project in the Middle East ... China and Qatar are interconnected and cooperate for mutual benefit and win-win results.
In the early 2000sDubai spent an estimated $12bn building an artificial archipelago shaped like a palm. Last year Qatar splurged around $220bn hosting the football World Cup... He pictures an “end-to-end platform for AI developers”, pointing to Shopify, an e-commerce platform used by merchants to build online shops, as his inspiration.