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.
(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.
(MENAFN - The Peninsula) The world's youth should 'inspire a movement that drives global action on climate change, delegates have been told as a Qatar Foundation-led international youth conference ... .
“Vandalism of all kinds is a crime punishable by law, and QM emphasizes our collective social responsibility to preserve public art.” Qatar Museums recently held a clean-up drive to fix Serra’s sculptures after they were defaced, and the organization has also ...
(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 ... .
Al Wakrah, Qatar, (UrduPoint / PakistanPointNews - 1st Apr, 2021 ) .Qatar is stepping up its coronavirus vaccination drive, officials said Wednesday, with new daily cases almost quadrupling since January and prompting calls for a renewed lockdown ... Qatar has a mostly expatriate population of 2.75 million.
Meantime, Qatar is stepping up its coronavirus vaccination drive, officials said Wednesday, with new daily cases almost quadrupling since January and prompting calls for a renewed lockdown ... Qatar has a mostly expatriate population of 2.75 million ... And despite the accelerating vaccine drive, some officials have called for a renewed lockdown.
Khaled Khalifa... It was followed by Saudi Arabia, the US, Kuwait and Qatar ... If refugees are forgotten during Covid-19 vaccination drive then 'we are back to square one'. The country which made the biggest contribution between the private sector and foundations was Qatar with the UK, the UAE, Saudi Arabia and Kuwait making up the rest of the top five.
Khaled Khalifa, ... It was followed by Saudi Arabia, the US, Kuwait and Qatar ... If refugees are forgotten during Covid-19 vaccination drive then 'we are back to square one'. The country which made the biggest contribution between the private sector and foundations was Qatar with the UK, the UAE, Saudi Arabia and Kuwait making up the rest of the top five.
>. (Reuters) - Jofra Archer underwent surgery to remove a glass fragment from a tendon on his right hand on Monday after an attempt to clean his fish tank went wrong, England's director of cricket Ashley Giles said ...Thierry Henry urges football’s ‘big guns’ to address Qatar’s human rights record ... Joey Logano drives away for Bristol dirt win ... .