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Barwa to develop in Sudan, Syria, and Libya

Barwa Real Estate CoBarwa Real Estate Co., Qatar's largest property developer by market value, said Monday it intends to develop its investments in Sudan, Syria and Libya.

Qatar to have second fastest growing economy in the world (behind China)

As Qatar’s economic gallop continues unabated, the country is set to have the world's second-fastest growing economy this year, behind China. By the middle of the next decade, it will be the second-largest economy in the region, behind Saudi Arabia.

Qatar Robot Championships to be held

Teams of students from nine high schools from Qatar, Kuwait, the UAE and Egypt will put their robots to the test in the Final Middle East BOTBALL Tournament on May 24 at the Diplomatic Club.

Ras Gas hits a world safety record

RasGas Company Limited (RasGas) has reached another milestone by logging 22 million man-hours without a lost time incident (LTI), it was announced on Sunday.

Harnessing solar power

The energy of the future is solar, or so believes a French electronics engineer based in Doha who sees good prospects for solar powered boats in Qatar, especially along the Corniche and around the man-made island, The Pearl Qatar.

Qatar's Media City, Action!

Qatar is planning to launch a Media City in Doha, which is expected to host around 25,000 people from around the world, at a specially designated zone.


Food Prices to Fall in Qatar

Food prices are expected to come down in the local market soon as supply has started stabilising in the international market, according to the senior official of a leading hypermarket here.

Qatar Airways Plans Low-Cost Carrier

Qatar Airways is likely to launch a low-cost carrier with better services than the existing low frills carriers in the Middle East, the CEO Akbar Al-Baker said yesterday.

Lebanese ask Qatar to propose solution on Hezbollah arms

Lebanon's bickering politicians asked Qatar on Saturday to come up with a proposal on the thorny issue of Hezbollah's weapons during Arab-brokered talks aimed at ending a feud that drove their country to the brink of a new civil war.

Qatar has highest broadband penetration in GCC

Qatar leads the fixed line broadband penetration as a percentage of population in the Arab World in 2007, according to research firm Arab Advisors Group.


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