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.
Exness offers leverage, or borrowed funds, of as much as 500 times traders’ deposits, a feature that rule-makers say helps people lose money on market bets they don’t understand ... Dark arts of Hong Kong’s traders ... If the euro climbs 0.1 per cent, the trader gains $400 ... Qatar riyal trading falls dramatically amid GCC dispute, say traders.
Farah Farooq, additional collector of customs who is heading the pilot project, said that during the pilot run, manifest filing module had been tested smoothly for over one month on QatarAirways flights by their ground handling agent namely M/sRoyalAirport Services for traders ...
JEDDAH ... On the basis of testimonials, hundreds of Kurdish girls were kidnapped and taken to Turkey through military crossing points at the Syrian-Turkish border to be sold as sex slaves to Qatari traders and sent back to Libya. Turkey and Qatar opened this month a hospital for women and children in Afrin ... ....
Experts quoted three major reasons for poor response but noted a positive development in terms of direct producer and supplier QatarGas taking part in the bidding that would bode well for the future as traditional traders/suppliers would need to take into account the competition from a producer.