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.
The governments have since looked to set differences aside and are in talks over the conflicts in Libya, Ethiopia and Afghanistan, where Turkey is discussing potentially operating Kabul's international airport with Qatar. (Reuters) ....
Global gas supplies are already tight and QatarEnergy's shipments are locked into long-term supply contracts, which the company cannot easily break ... Qatar and Turkey are in negotiations with the Taliban administration to manage operations at Kabul's international airport, the landlocked country's main international air-link.
DOHA/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Qatar’s ruling emir plans to visit Washington on Jan ... Qatar has also become the U.S ... Qatar and Turkey are in negotiations with the Taliban administration to manage operations at Kabul’s international airport, the landlocked country’s main international airlink.
The Group delivered APM vehicles to CENTREPORT in New Zealand and POWER-PACKs to QTERMINALS in QATAR.The Airport business, which serves airports with vehicles such as the Airport Transporter (AAT) and the Autonomous AAT, the Multi-Directional Transporter (AMDT) and the Aircraft Refueller (ART), generated revenues of €0.6 million.
QatarAirways will not serve London Gatwick this summer, despite previously begin available to book ... Moreover, Qatar Airways’ Heathrow service will remain at the current four-daily, with the planned fifth-daily removed in the latest schedule submission ... Qatar Airways. Qatar Airways won’t serve Gatwick – for now ... Qatar Airways to Gatwick.
I was in the line-up of cars on the way to the airport when explosions hit the Abbey Gate.” ... “I didn’t know if I should have felt relieved that I wasn’t at the airport for evacuation ... I was 30 minutes away from crossing the Taliban checkpoint and then there was utter chaos outside the airport,” he recalls.
QatarAirways has been locked for months in a legal dispute with Europe’s Airbus manufacturer over “serious and legitimate safety concerns” after a delivery of A350 jets ... On December 20 last year, Qatar Airways sued Airbus in the UK ... A Qatar Airways Airbus A350 plane at Berlin’s airport [File.
Turkey and Qatar have reached agreement on ensuring security at Kabul’s main airport should they be awarded the mission amid ongoing talks with the Taliban government, Turkish diplomatic sources said on Thursday ... Qatar and Turkey over the operation and management of the airport.
The governments of Turkey and Qatar have reached a preliminary deal over running the Kabul airport operations, Reuters reported quoting Turkish diplomatic sources ... held talks with the Turkish ambassador and Qatar’s special envoy over the fate of five major airports in Afghanistan.
Britain’s biggest airport handled 19.4 million in the whole of 2021 ... مطار حمد الدولي, Maṭār Ḥamad al-Duwalī) is the sole international airport in the state of Qatar, and the home of Qatar’s flag carrier airline, Qatar Airways. Located south of its capital, Doha, it replaced the nearby Doha InternationalAirport as Qatar's principal airport.
Fayaz Ahmadi, 20; his mother, Shakiba Hamidi, 44; sister, Freshta Ahmadi, 23; and brothers, Farzad Ahmadi, Fahim Ahmadi and Qasim Ahmadi, ages 17, 12 and 8, respectively, were among thousands who left their homes fleeing to the Kabul airport ... “When we reached the outside of the airport, we were under threats from the Taliban.