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.
Doha, Qatar... As a strategic partner of Expo 2023 Doha, Ooredoo is at the forefront of driving digital transformation and sustainable solutions in Qatar ... This event is a unique opportunity to witness how Ooredoo Qatar is contributing to a smarter, more connected future.
“By providing an all-inclusive, supportive ecosystem for global and local tech startups, the TASMU Accelerator is set to drive Qatar’s digital economy forward and help position the country as a leader in the global tech industry ...Chief Executive Officer of Ooredoo Qatar Sheikh Ali ...
The project outcomes are a collaborative effort of more than ten artists and designers in Qatar.Also on display at the Open Day will be two new commissions from Qatar Museums' Public Art Student Initiative, an annual drive supporting Public Art projects by students in Qatar.
This transformation aims to elevate living standards, enhance global competitiveness, and introduce cutting-edge digital solutions.The Tasmu Accelerator is set to drive Qatar’s digital economy forward and help position the country as a leader in the global tech industry by ...
Doha, Qatar... To achieve the envisioned objectives, Qatar National Broadband Network (QNBN) was established to implement the highest global standards in evolving telecommunication infrastructure ... "This partnership represents our dedication to driving innovation and connectivity to build a smarter, more connected Qatar," said a statement.
Doha, Qatar...Paul Johnson, CEO at RadarHealthcare, expressed his pride in being an integral part of Qatar’s national healthcare strategy, stating, “To be a fundamental part of this national implementation strategy across Qatar is testament to the passion everyone has to drive continuous improvement in healthcare.
Ooredoo and QatarNationalBroadNetwork (QNBN) have joined forces to develop the DohaPort project, a monumental step towards realising Qatar ... It underscores their shared commitment to drive sustainable economic development through technological advancement and knowledge transfer.
Dozens of military cargo planes carrying food, medicine and shelters are landing every day at Egypt's Arish airport, about 30 miles from the border with Gaza, Jassem Abdul Rahman of Qatar's Foreign Ministry told The Post on Sunday during a press tour of the area. Planes from Qatar and Saudi Arabia lined the tarmac.
He won the sprint race in Qatar but more importantly was regularly close to his vastly more experienced teammate Norris which, on tracks he did not know, was a superb achievement ... He took his first podium spots in Japan and Qatar, both consummate drives well beyond his years.
Doha, Qatar... During a panel session entitled ‘Innovation for Sustainable Progress — Creating Qatar’s NextBusinessLandscape’, industry leaders highlighted the country’s unwavering commitment to sustainability and how innovation contributes to driving sustainable progress.