Coordinates: 25°30′N 51°15′E / 25.500°N 51.250°E / 25.500; 51.250

Qatar (/ˈkæˌtɑːr/,i/ˈkɑːtɑːr/, /ˈkɑːtər/ or i/kəˈtɑːr/;Arabic: قطر Qaṭar [ˈqɑtˤɑr]; local vernacular pronunciation: [ɡɪtˤɑr]), officially the State of Qatar (Arabic: دولة قطر Dawlat Qaṭar), is a sovereign country 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.

Following Ottoman rule, Qatar became a British protectorate in the early 20th century until gaining independence in 1971. Qatar has been ruled by the Al Thani family since the mid-19th century. Qatar is a hereditary constitutional monarchy and its head of state is Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani. The constitution was overwhelmingly approved in a constitutional referendum, with almost 98% in favour. In 2013, Qatar's total population was 1.8 million: 278,000 Qatari citizens and 1.5 million expatriates. After Saudi Arabia and Oman, Qatar is the most conservative society in the Gulf Cooperation Council.

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Slow rebuilding frustrates Gaza year after conflict

Arab News 22 May 2022
Last year, Egypt and Qatar pledged $1 billion to rebuild the post-war Gaza Strip ... Meanwhile, Qatar has started construction of 200 housing units, in addition to the restoration of 11 residential buildings that were partially damaged....

Moderate Intensity Dust Mass Could Affect Visibility Tonight: QMD

MENA FN 22 May 2022
(MENAFN - The Peninsula) The Peninsula Online Doha. Qatar Meteorology Department (QMD) said in a post today that dust mass with moderate intensity is likely from late night.– –The country is ... ....

Qatar: Joint letter to Gianni Infantino regarding remedy for labour abuses

Amnesty 20 May 2022
Joint letter urging Mr Gianni Infantino, FIFA President, to work with the Qatar government, trade unions, the International Labour Organization (ILO) and other actors to establish a comprehensive programme to ensure all labour abuses to which FIFA contributed are remedied, and to set aside appropriate financial resources ... The post Qatar....

Official Mascot Stamp Launched

MENA FN 20 May 2022
(MENAFN - The Peninsula) Ayeni Olusegun . The Peninsula Qatar Post yesterday launched the Official Stamp of the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 Mascot, La'eeb, at the 3-2-1 Qatar Olympic and Sports ... ....

CRA-Qatar Post Delegation Participates In UPU Meeting In Switzerland

MENA FN 20 May 2022
(MENAFN - The Peninsula) The Peninsula A Qatari delegation from the Communications Regulatory Authority (CRA) and Qatar Postal Services Company–(Qatar Post)–participated in the annual meeting of ... ....

Mouni Roy shares PICS with Suraj Nambiar as she misses him, says 'Never a dull ...

Pinkvilla 20 May 2022
mouni-roy-and-suraj-nambiar.jpg. Mouni Roy is one of the most popular celebrities in the industry ... Mouni and Suraj had also vacationed in Qatar, and the Naagin actress was sharing fun snaps from their holiday on her Instagram. View this post on Instagram. A post shared by mon (@imouniroy) ... Also Read. DID Li’l Masters 5 ... news & gossip ....

Qatar: FIFA should match $440m World Cup prize money to fund major compensation programme for ...

Amnesty 19 May 2022
FIFA should earmark at least $440m to provide remedy for the hundreds of thousands of migrant workers who have suffered human rights abuses in Qatar during preparations for the 2022 World Cup, Amnesty International said in a new report today, six months ahead of the tournament’s opening game ... The post Qatar....

FIFA: Time to compensate migrant workers in Qatar

Amnesty 19 May 2022
Qatar hit the headlines in December 2010 when football’s world governing body FIFA awarded it the right to host the 2022 men’s football World Cup, the first to be held in the Middle East ... Didarul Islam, brother of Mohammad Kaochar Khan, 34, from Bangladesh who was found dead in his bed on 15 November 2017 in Qatar ... DOHA, QATAR – DECEMBER 16....

Report: Lionel Messi to Miami as co-owner, player in 2023

Gulf Daily News 18 May 2022
"It is completely false ... Co-owner David Beckham posted photos to his social media accounts Monday with members of PSG in Doha, Qatar, including Messi. ....

Ian Wright goes on angry Jarrod Bowen rant following brace vs. Man City

Caughtoffside 16 May 2022
Posting on his Twitter after Sunday’s match, Wright made his feelings clear (with a little help from Eastenders’ Phil Mitchell) ... Based on his incredible form, do you agree with Wright? – Should Bowen be included in the Three Lions’ final squad for this winter’s World Cup in Qatar? – Let us know in the comments....

Moderate magnitude 4.2 quake hits 99 km north of Heraklion, Greece in the morning

Greek City Times 15 May 2022
The earthquake occurred at a shallow depth of 15 km beneath the epicenter in the morning on Sunday, May 15th, 2022, at 8.34 am local time ... Weak shaking might have been felt in Emporeio (pop ... Tags ... Previous Article Greek Tourism partners with Qatar Airways, Wego ... 0 ... You must be logged in to post a comment ... Greek Tourism partners with Qatar Airways, Wego ... ....

Ukraine wins EUROVISION after performance by Kalush Orchestra; Greece makes 8th place

Greek City Times 15 May 2022
 . Ukraine has win the 2022 Eurovision song test held in Turin, Italy with Greece placed in a very respectable 8th place!. Congratulations to Ukraine and Kalush Orchestra – the winners of the #Eurovision Song Contest 2022! 🇺🇦🏆 ... 0 ... You must be logged in to post a comment ... Greek Tourism partners with Qatar Airways, Wego....

Kerala model Sahana found dead, husband taken into custody

The Times of India 14 May 2022
View this post on Instagram. A post shared by Sahana (@sahana_official1) ... Sahana had married Sajjad just a year-and-half ago and the latter was working in Qatar when the couple tied the knot. The mother even told police that Sahana started modelling post her wedding and became a sensation in no time ... View this post on Instagram....

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