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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Financial Express 04 Feb 2023
Starting early with sustainable education allows kids to explore a zillion of real-world skills that will help them improve the planet. Follow Us. By Angelo George  ... 1000 ... This was noticed most recently at the FIFA 2022 World Cup in Qatar, where Japanese fans won global love by cleaning the stadium post the match against Germany ... ....

Juggle it like Hadiya: This hijab-clad freestyle footballer had audience at FIFA World Cup impressed

Indian Express 03 Feb 2023
A teenager then who had recently returned from Qatar to India, she took succour in the internet ... in Qatar recently ...   View this post on Instagram   A post shared by Hadiya Hakeem (@hadiya_freestyle) While still in middle school in Qatar, she was trained as a midfielder....

Tourism Opportunities Between Qatar And Georgia 'Immense'

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(MENAFN - Gulf Times) The post-FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 and post Covid-19 pandemic period provides tourism opportunities between Qatar and Georgia as both countries continue to witness a growing ... ....

Salt Bae feeds world’s most wanted fugitive billionaire Isabel dos Santos at his Dubai restaurant

The Daily Mail 03 Feb 2023
Despite being the international red notice for her arrest, dos Santos has continued to post her opulent life to her Instagram page. Last year she posted a picture to her 400,000 Instagram followers of herself at the 2022 World Cup in Qatar ... dos Santos posted a picture to her 400,000 Instagram followers of herself at the 2022 World Cup in Qatar....

Heather du Plessis-Allan: How will the Women's World Cup co-hosts back up their outage?

NewstalkZB 02 Feb 2023
Without telling Football Australia and New Zealand Football that they’ve done it ... Because it’s very tempting to think it’s going to play out in exactly the same way it did with FIFA taking the men’s World Cup to Qatar. Lots of outrage, players posting videos condemning Qatar’s human rights record, threats of armbands, statements of disappointment… ... ....

Chelsea's record-breaking newboy Enzo Fernandez has always been in demand with his boyhood club faking ...

The Daily Mail 01 Feb 2023
Six years earlier, while still a teenage hopeful at River Plate, he had also taken to Facebook to defend Messi against abuse he was receiving in Argentina for announcing his retirement from international football.During the World Cup in Qatar, Argentinian media recovered those impassioned posts....
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Qatari-European Relations Damaged by Qatargate, Aggravating EU Energy Crisis

GlobalResearch 01 Feb 2023
Qatar has been into the spotlight largely due to it having hosted the Fifa Football Cup in 2022 ... Now, Qatar is once again a hot topic in Europe because of the so-called Qatargate ... In 2021, Qatar played an important role in trying to mediate between Saudi Arabia and its rival Iran....

Leicester agree £15m deal for Deadline Day signing

Caughtoffside 31 Jan 2023
He has made 13 appearances for the Socceroos and was part of the team that reached the last 16 in Qatar. The post Leicester agree £15m deal for Deadline Day signing appeared first on ......

Fabrizio Romano confirms Chelsea have reached an agreement for the signing of midfielder

Caughtoffside 31 Jan 2023
Important ... It’ll be interesting to see how quickly Fernandez adapts to the Premier League, but there’s no doubt he has the ability to play at the highest level judging from his performances at the World Cup in Qatar. The post Fabrizio Romano confirms Chelsea have reached an agreement for the signing of midfielder appeared first on CaughtOffside. ....

Qatar extends validity of multi-entry permit with Hayya card until January 2024

Khaleejtimes 30 Jan 2023
Hayya card-holders can now use the pass to enter Qatar until January 2024 ... Want to win a pair of Cristiano Ronaldo-signed boots? Here are the details Qatar football player banned, gets salary cut after Snapchat post during Fifa World Cup Fifa World Cup. GCC residents, citizens can travel to Qatar without Hayya card from today ....

Malaga’s murky tale is a reminder of the perils of big-money takeovers

The Times/The Sunday Times 30 Jan 2023
In the second week of every April, Craig Thomson’s ears burn ... There’ll be memes. Probably an indignant tweet posted from Qatar. Thomson is infamous across continents ... ....

Qatar’s trade balance surplus surges to hit $7.75bn in December 

Arab News 29 Jan 2023
Qatar’s trade balance surplus has surged to hit 28.2 billion Qatari riyals ($7.75 billion) in December 2022, according to a report released by the country’s Planning and Statistics Authority ... In 2022, Qatar posted a budget surplus of 30 billion riyals for the third quarter of 2022, the Finance Ministry announced....

Netanyahu's Israeli gov't must stop coddling Qatar - opinion

The Jerusalem Post 29 Jan 2023
Nevertheless, last Thursday, on a night when Israeli citizens were forced to spend the night in bomb shelters due to indiscriminate rocket fire from the Gaza Strip, Israel’s neophyte Foreign Minister Eli Cohen, who is learning on the job, issued unconscionable praise for Qatar ... MARC ISRAEL SELLEM/THE JERUSALEM POST)....

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