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.
In the past months, Saudi Arabia has moved to defuse tensions with other Mideast powers – driving efforts to end to an embargo against Qatar and even opening secret talks with archenemy Iran...Turkey also sided with Qatar when it became isolated in the yearslong Arab rift, which ended in January.
EAAEducation projects are eligible for Sadaqah and in order to raise adequate funds and enhance participation in the campaign, EAA is continuing to work with many partners across Qatar to drive awareness of the need to provide educational opportunities for children in need, so to help them build a stronger future.
To facilitate easy access for Air India staff, the airline will set up vaccine drives, although more details are currently unknown ...Carriers like Emirates, Qatar, Singapore Airlines, and others have all set up, or plan to, start vaccine drives for their staff to get their shots.
Golf betting tips. Canary Islands Championship ... 1pt e.w ... Yes, he will occasionally drive you mad on the greens but having ranked top-10 in putting at Cyprus and Qatar he does look a challenger in waiting ... Top-20 at Qatar before a 12/10 finish in Kenya, the closing 63 at Karen shows not only does he learn from a first outing but that he can shoot low ... ... .
Increasing levels of population levels in urban centers, and the resultant investments in construction is likely to drive growth opportunities for market players in the long term ...India and China are expected to drive strong demand on the back of urbanization and industrialization efforts.
QatarAirwaysLtd ... Doha-based Qatar is flying planes that are often near-empty on routes around the globe to increase market share ... Qatar’s Mr ... Qatar denied the allegations ... Helping drive Qatar’s expansion is Thierry Antinori, a senior executive who joined in 2019 from Emirates, where he was once considered a potential replacement for Mr.
The menu "tour" kicks off on Wednesday, May 26 in America, before it goes global, hitting nearly 50 other countries across the world, including the UAE, Bahrain, Oman and Qatar. UAE customers will be able to order the BTS Meal through the McDonald’s App, Drive-Thru and at all McDonald’s restaurants from June 1.
(MENAFN - Gulf Times) As part of its community initiative 'Shop & Donate', LuLu Hypermarket Qatar has announced its support for Qatar Charity's (QC) 'Ramadan of Hope' drive for the fourth year in ... .
As Qatar is transitioning to becoming a knowledge-driven economy, it is gradually building a scientific community that is self-sustaining ... Hence, the RDI sector of QF is the very heart of Qatar's progress which needs to continuously pump innovative ideas and drive Qatar to the future, said Al Qahtani.
(MENAFN - Gulf Times) Qatar has strengthened its liberalisation drive by proposing to allow up to 100% foreign ownership in the listed companies, a first of its kind in the Gulf region and a move ... .
Others make their competitive returns having been absent since the QatarMasters, and there are some for whom this will be a first taste of tour-level golf in 2021 ... In fact, at fourth in the driving accuracy stats in 2020, Catlin split van Driel and Syme in the season-long standings, both having contended here.