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Qatar pledges $1bn in aid to Palestinians – Financial Times

Wall Street Journal Qatar pledges $ 1bn in aid to PalestiniansFinancial TimesQatar has pledged $ 1bn in aid to the Palestinians, at the start of a donors' conference in Cairo for the reconstruction of the war-ravaged Gaza Strip. As the … Continue reading

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Middle East Updates / Qatar ruler assures Merkel his country never financed … – Haaretz

Haaretz Middle East Updates / Qatar ruler assures Merkel his country never financed …HaaretzSyrian air strikes kill nearly 50, activists say; Islamic State releases anti-Obama clip; Top U.S. general, White House issue conflicting statements regarding possible ground operation in Iraq. … Continue reading

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Middle East Updates / Qatar issues new law aimed at regulating charities amid … – Haaretz

Haaretz Middle East Updates / Qatar issues new law aimed at regulating charities amid …HaaretzWhite House: U.S. would retaliate if Assad targets planes during Syria air strikes; Roadside bomb kills six police in Egypt's Sinai; Turkey drawing up plans for … Continue reading

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FIFA confirm 2022 Qatar World Cup will not be held in the summer

FIFA confirm 2022 Qatar World Cup will not be held in the summer – originally posted on Soccerlens.com FIFA have announced that the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar will not take place in the summer, while adding that a … Continue reading

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Buying spree puts Qatar emir’s daughter atop art’s ‘power list’

LONDON (Reuters) – The daughter of the emir of Qatar was named as the art world’s most powerful figure on Thursday after the tiny Gulf state went on an unprecedented spending spree at auction houses and in private sales around … Continue reading

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Fifa to consult over Qatar World Cup

Sepp Blatter seems to have ruled out the idea of the tournament being taken away from Qatar. ‘The Fifa World Cup 2022 will be played in Qatar,’ he says Asia homepage

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Qatar jobs stir little interest in Vietnamese – Peninsula On-line

Qatar jobs stir little interest in VietnamesePeninsula On-lineDoha: Despite Qatar trying to woo labourers from Vietnam, many Vietnamese workers are not willing to come here to take up jobs because of what they say are low salaries and lifestyle challenges … Continue reading

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Qatar seeks to shake off trophy investor image

Gas-rich state rethinks way it invests state funds in property in bid to introduce commercial rigour to its deal-making Financial Times – Asia homepage

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Qatar shakes up investment fund

Hamad bin Jassim, former prime minister and architect of Doha’s assertive investment strategy, has been replaced as head of QIA Financial Times – Asia homepage

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Qatar emir abdicates – Telegraph.co.uk

Telegraph.co.uk Qatar emir abdicatesTelegraph.co.ukSheikh Hamad bin Khalifa al-Thani, 61, transformed his country from a postcolonial outpost into a nation with outsized power in a region under going dramatic sectarian and generational change. His chosen successor, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani … Continue reading

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