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.
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In Qatar, the stock index closed down 1.8%, its biggest drop since mid-March, as most of its components fell. Daniel Takieddine, CEO of Middle East and North Africa at BD Suisse, said the main index in Qatar faced traders securing their gains after the market’s recent rebound, but it could find some support.
The month of Ramadan is considered one of the seasonal months that gold traders in Qatar await, as sales increase in varying proportions that may reach more than 50 percent at their best compared to other seasons, and other than that the yellow metal is a safe haven currency in ...
TEHRAN- The head of Iran’s Trade PromotionOrganization (TPO) stressed the expansion of trade ties with Qatar and cooperation with the Qatari traders and businessmen in the field of partnership and joint investment and infrastructure development ... .