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Al Jazeera unveils Saudi-UAE plan to invade Qatar using mercenaries

Al Jazeera unveils Saudi-UAE plan to invade Qatar using mercenaries

The leader of a French mercenary group has revealed a military plan to invade Qatar. The plan was put in place by the UAE, Saudi Arabia and Bahrain in 1996 after the failure of the coup attempt in Doha that year.

4 new UN offices to be opened in Qatar

4 new UN offices to be opened in Qatar

Qatar has signed a host of partnerships with the United Nations (UN) on the sidelines of the Doha Forum in order to strengthen cooperation between the world body and the Gulf state ...

‘Blockade gave Qatar to break away from influence of Saudi Arabia’

‘Blockade gave Qatar to break away from influence of Saudi Arabia’

The blockade on Qatar has given the country the opportunity to break away from “the conservative influence of Saudi Arabia” and chart its own course on important social, political and economic issues ...

Qatar's CPI inflation falls 0.24% year-on-year

Qatar's CPI inflation falls 0.24% year-on-year

Qatar's consumer price index (CPI) inflation declined 0.24% year-on-year despite higher expenses towards education, transport, clothing, health and furniture, according to the official data.

Qamco listing to further boost confidence in Qatar's capital market

Qamco listing to further boost confidence in Qatar's capital market

Doha on Sunday witnessed Qatar Aluminium Manufacturing Company (Qamco) make its debut on the Qatar Stock Exchange (QSE) with a big bang.

Qatar mulls Middle East’s biggest ethane cracker

Qatar mulls Middle East’s biggest ethane cracker

Qatar plans to build the Middle East’s biggest ethane cracker and an update on this will be provided in 2019, HE the Minister of State for Energy Affairs Saad Sherida al-Kaabi said on Sunday.

4 killed in helicopter-ambulance crash in northern Portugal

4 killed in helicopter-ambulance crash in northern Portugal

Four people were killed when a helicopter-ambulance crashed in northern Portugal, the emergency services agency INEM reported Sunday.

Qatar Petroleum inks pact to acquire interest in Mexican offshore oil Fields

Qatar Petroleum inks pact to acquire interest in Mexican offshore oil Fields

Qatar Petroleum entered into an agreement with Eni to acquire a 35% participating interest in three offshore oil Fields in Mexico. The agreement cover the Amoca, Mizton, and Tecoalli offshore oil fields, which lie in Area 1 in Mexico’s Campeche Bay.

Qatar unveils spectacular design for Lusail Stadium

Qatar unveils spectacular design for Lusail Stadium

The Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy (SC) on Saturday revealed the design for Lusail Stadium, the venue where the opening and final games of the 2022 FIFA World Cup Qatar will be played.

Qatar’s private sector sees near 6% growth in 2018 despite volatile oil prices

Qatar’s private sector sees near 6% growth in 2018 despite volatile oil prices

Despite unstable oil prices, Qatar’s private sector witnessed an almost 6% growth in 2018, HE the Minister of Finance Ali Sherif al-Emadi said during a panel discussion at the Doha Forum on Saturday.

Qatar posts QR2.24bn non-oil exports in November 2018

Qatar posts QR2.24bn non-oil exports in November 2018

Qatar’s non-oil exports registered strong growth with a 13.3% year-on-year increase to reach QR2.24bn in November 2018, private sector leader Qatar Chamber said in its monthly report on Saturday.

Ecuador keen on strengthening trade relations with Qatar

Ecuador keen on strengthening trade relations with Qatar

Ecuador has “prioritised” efforts to sign bilateral investment treaty and trade agreement with Qatar in view of exponentially improving prospects of economic relations between the two countries, especially after Hamad Port became operational.