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.
Qatar Petroleum (QP) is planning its first ever US dollar-denominated public international bond sale, two sources said, the latest Gulf energy giant to tap debt markets in an age of lower energy prices ... BY�Davide Barbuscia,�Yousef Saba. IMAGE.�Cars are parked outside the headquarters of Qatar Petroleum in Doha, Qatar, July 8, 2017 ... REUTERS/Stringer .
RIYADH ... Al-Nassr will meet Jordan’s Al-Wehdat on Matchday Five at the Mrsool Park stadium sitting top of Group D on eight points, one ahead of Qatar’s Al-Sadd ... “The match is like a final and winning in it takes us to 11 points, and this number should qualify us for the next round, I think ... ....
QatarAirwaysLtd ... Doha-based Qatar is flying planes that are often near-empty on routes around the globe to increase market share ... And while other airlines have reduced services to markets closed by Covid-19, state-backed Qatar is pursuing new landing rights to emerge stronger post pandemic ... Qatar’s Mr ... Qatar denied the allegations.
On a patch of higher ground in BurgessPark, south London, Abdul points at the building he used to work in. Owned by the State of Qatar, the Shard thrusts greedily upward, master of all it surveys ... as a kitchen hand in a “big restaurant near Hyde Park Corner” all paid minimum wage.
During the summer, temperatures in the tiny Gulf state of Qatar regularly soar above 40ºC ... Qatar “felt very remote from family and friends – and parents specifically – throughout the last year ... “In Qatar last summer, we were very jealous because we could see that family and friends in Ireland were out in public parks and play areas.
In an artsy-fartsy black-and-white video, Brady visits a sculpture that is named “7.” It sits in the Museum of Islamaic ArtPark in Doha, Qatar, and it is made up of seven massive panels standing high above Doha Harbor.
(MENAFN - Gulf Times) Qatar's latest Covid-19 drive-through vaccination centre at Al Janoub parking lot in Wakra has come at the right time as the country scaled up vaccine administration since the ... .
Before the international break, Spurs bounced back from their dismal run of form with a 2-0 win at VillaPark to move seventh in the table ...Steve Bruce’s side are without a win in their last six matches and that looks set to continue – Spurs have won their last three matches at St James’ Park ... The fixture will kick-off at 2.05pm at St James’ Park.
Tottenham won 2-0 at VillaPark in their last match and will expect to come away from St. James’ Park with a win, further heaping the pressure on Steve Bruce - though it’s Jose Mourinho who will feel the heat if the Magpies earn a shock win of their own ... The fixture will kick-off at 2.05pm at St James’ Park.
Read full article. Andrew Gamble4 April 2021, 2.17 pm183;1-min read. (POOL/AFP via Getty Images) ... Spurs bounced back from their disastrous mid-March with a 2-0 win at VillaPark before the international break ... England players must realise their power after passing up chance to protest over Qatar ... The fixture will kick-off at 2.05pm at St James’ Park ... .
Spurs bounced back from their disastrous mid-March with a 2-0 win at VillaPark before the international break ... Who’s on the bus, who could miss out? British basketball has done so much with so little but its potential has never been greaterEngland players must realise their power after passing up chance to protest over Qatar.