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  Qatar Olympic Committee-Homepage
Damam, Saudi Arabia, November 18- Qatar Olympic Team lose to their Saudi Arabia 1-2 in a match held on Saturday (November 17) in Dammam, Saudi Arabia.
Fahey, who was a key figure in the Sydney 2000 Olympics bid and spent 17 years in state and federal politics in Australia before retiring in 2001 for health reasons after surviving lung cancer, succeeds Dick Pound.
Qatar is going to participate in the The 11th Arab Games.
www.qatarolympics.org   (788 words)

  
  Qatar Maps - Perry-Castañeda Map Collection - UT Library Online
Qatar (Political) 1980 (189K) and pdf format (193K)
Qatar (Shaded Relief) 1995 (291K) and pdf format (332K)
Qatar (7 maps and charts) Published by the CIA January, 1993
www.lib.utexas.edu /maps/qatar.html   (62 words)

  
  Iraq: Qatar
Qatar is a small Arab nation located in Southwest Asia, in a part of the region known as the Middle East.
Qatar is also a member of the Gulf Co-operation Council, whose aim is to improve economic co-operation among the nations of the Persian Gulf.
Qatar is an absolute monarchy ruled by an emir (prince) of the al-Thani family.
teacher.scholastic.com /scholasticnews/indepth/iraq/troubled_qatar.htm   (732 words)

  
  Qatar - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Qatar forms one of the newer emirates in the Arabian Peninsula.
Qatar is also one of the two least taxed sovereign states in the world with no income tax[2], Bahrain is the other.
Qatar explicitly uses Wahhabi law as the basis of its government, and the vast majority of its citizens follow this specific Islamic doctrine.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Qatar   (2407 words)

  
 Al Udeid Air Base
Qatar and the Pentagon continue to discuss an agreement on giving US warplanes access to an air base here in times of crisis or when US aircraft carriers are absent from the Gulf.
Qatar has offered to spend about $400 million for upgrades at the base, including permanent housing, storage tanks with a capacity of one million gallons of aviation fuel, and a command-and-control facility.
The State of Qatar is situated halfway along the west coast of the Persian Gulf, on the eastern side of the Arabian peninsula.
www.globalsecurity.org /military/facility/udeid.htm   (2060 words)

  
 Qatar
The peninsula of Qatar is mostly flat and stony desert, while the desert in the south of the country is sandy.
Qatar has borders to Saudi Arabia and United Arab Emirates, while Bahrain's Hawar Islands is just a couple of kilometres off the Qatari coast.
Qatar is strongly urbanized with 90% of the population living in towns and cities.
i-cias.com /e.o/qatar.htm   (193 words)

  
 Qatar
The peninsula of Qatar is mostly flat and stony desert, while the desert in the south of the country is sandy.
Qatar has borders to Saudi Arabia and United Arab Emirates, while Bahrain's Hawar Islands is just a couple of kilometres off the Qatari coast.
Qatar is strongly urbanized with 90% of the population living in towns and cities.
lexicorient.com /e.o/qatar.htm   (182 words)

  
 Qatar (10/06)
Qatar plays an active role in the collective defense efforts of the Gulf Cooperation Council (the regional organization of the Arab states in the Gulf; the other five members are Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Bahrain, the U.A.E., and Oman).
Qatar currently exports 14 million metric tons per annum (mmta) of natural gas, and it expects to reach 77 mmta of liquefied natural gas (LNG) exports by 2010, thus becoming the largest natural gas exporter in the world.
Qatar's heavy industrial base, located in Umm Said, include a refinery with a 140,000 bpd capacity, a fertilizer plant for urea and ammonia, a steel plant, and a petrochemical plant.
www.state.gov /r/pa/ei/bgn/5437.htm   (2859 words)

  
 Index of Economic Freedom
Qatar is ranked 7th out of 17 countries in the North Africa/Middle East region, and its overall score is slightly higher than the regional average.
Investment in Qatar is hindered by rules that mandate the hiring of Qataris and limit the percentage of enterprises that foreigners may own.
Qatar's labor force consists primarily of expatriate workers whose role in the economy is vital.
www.heritage.org /research/features/index/country.cfm?id=Qatar   (958 words)

  
 Qatar travel guide - Wikitravel   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Qatar ("KUH-tur") is a peninsula jutting into the Persian Gulf, bordering Saudi Arabia.
Qatar is home to the Al Jazeera television station and is rapidly entering the modern world, including the staging of the 2006 Asian Games.
Qatar issues a visa on arrival at Doha's airport to citizens of the UK, France, Italy, Germany, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, South Korea, Japan, Netherlands, Belgium, Luxemburg, Switzerland, Austria, Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Portugal, Ireland, Greece, Finland, Spain, Monaco, The Vatican, Iceland, Andorra, San Marino, Liechtenstein, Brunei, Singapore, Malaysia, Hong Kong and the USA.
wikitravel.org /en/Qatar   (2085 words)

  
 BU vies to open satellite campus in Qatar - The Boston Globe
Qatar gives multimillion dollar contracts to universities to hire faculty and staff to educate students from the Middle East in Qatar.
The leader of another journalism school vying for a spot in Qatar said that teaching Western-style journalism in the Middle East had a particular appeal.
The Qatar foundation, which is backed by the Qatar government, has been seeking top programs from around the United States to develop a full menu of offerings for undergraduates and graduate students.
www.boston.com /news/local/massachusetts/articles/2006/12/08/bu_vies_to_open_satellite_campus_in_qatar   (594 words)

  
 ICL - Qatar Index
Qatar has for some time had a Consultative Council and is expected to be the first state of the region that might go further towards public participation in government.
Once it is promulgated, the provisions of that law may not be amended for 10 years (cf.
Qatar has the third-biggest proven gas reserves in the world (after Russia and Iran).
www.oefre.unibe.ch /law/icl/qa__indx.html   (191 words)

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