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Qatar set to buy 24 Eurofighter Typhoon jets from U.K.

Qatar reached a deal with the U.K Date : September 19, 2017 Reporter : BNN DOHA, Qatar - Qatar reached a deal with the U.K. to strengthen its defense partnership with the country, providing it with outside military support months after it became a regional outcast. The deal was signed in the Qatari capital of Doha, between the Persian Gulf state’s Defense Minister Khalid bin Mohamed Al-Attiyah and his U.K. counterpart Michael Fallon. As part of the deal, Qatar will buy 24 Eurofighter Typhoon jets from the U.K. The deal marks the first ...Full Story

POLITICS

Qatar set to buy 24 Eurofighter Typhoon jets from U.K.

Date : September 19, 2017 Reporter : BNN Qatar reached a deal with the U.K DOHA, Qatar - Qatar reached a deal with the U.K. to strengthen its defense partnership with the country, providing it with outside military support months after it became a regional outcast. The deal was signed in the Qatari capital ...Full Story

BUSINESS

Lavrov to hold Qatar talks during Gulf tour

Date : August 28, 2017 Reporter : BNN/ PAN United Arab Emirates and Qatar PanARMENIAN.Net - Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov will go on a brief tour of the Persian Gulf countries starting with Kuwait on Monday, August 28. During his tour, he will also make visits to the United Arab Emirates and Qatar, ...Full Story

INDUSTRY

Doha Festival City introduces region´s leading cinema operator to Qatar

Date : February 26, 2014 Reporter : zawya.com The largest cinema complex in Qatar Doha, 25 February 2014 - Qatar's largest retail and leisure destination, Doha Festival City, is set to house the largest cinema complex in Qatar in its iconic shopping mall by bringing VOX Cinemas, the region's leading cinema ...Full Story

SOCIO-CULTURE

Iran sends five planes of food to Qatar amid Gulf crisis

Date : June 12, 2017 Reporter : ANI Saudi Arabia and 7 other countries accused Qatar for allegedly supporting extremism Tehran [Iran], June 11 (ANI): Iran's national carrier Iran Air confirmed on Sunday that the country has sent five planes of food to Qatar after Gulf countries cut off air and other transport links to the emirate, amid a diplomatic ...Full Story

HISTORY

Trump congratulates himself as Arab countries turn on each other and Qatar row escalates

Date : June 7, 2017 Reporter : Big News Network A day later DOHA, QATAR - Lauding his own efforts, U.S. President Donald Trump pat himself on the back after Arab countries turned on each other on Monday, days after Trump concluded his trip to the region.> BNN   On Monday, Saudi ...Full Story

HUMAN RIGHTS

Qatar seeks soil from Iran and Iraq, Iran rejects

Date : December 26, 2015 Reporter : Trend Seeking to buy soil from Iran to use it in 2022 world cup Tehran, Iran, December 26 By Mehdi Sepahvand - Trend: Qatar is seeking to buy soil from Iran to use it in 2022 world cup stadiums, Head of Iran’s Forests, Rangelands, and Watershed Organization Khodakaram Jalali said. He added ...Full Story

ENVIRONMENT

Qatar stops naturalizing Bahrainis: official

Date : November 20, 2014 Reporter : Trend Positive results of the recent Riyadh Summit Qatar interior minister announced on Tuesday that Qatar has stopped naturalizing Bahrain citizens and praised the positive results of the recent Riyadh Summit which was attended by the GCC leaders, Xinhua reported. "Qatar has ...Full Story

EDUCATION

Amid Saudi row, Qatar thanks Russia for offering 'food supplies'

Date : June 13, 2017 Reporter : ANI Sergei Lavrov for offer of food supplies Moscow [Russia], June. 12 (ANI): Qatari Foreign Minister Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al Thani has thanked his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov for Moscow's offer of food supplies, as the Saudi Arabia led move to blockade Qatar has led ...Full Story

TECHNOLOGY

Gulf Arab states back Iran nuclear accord after Kerry assurances

Date : August 4, 2015 Reporter : BigNewsNet US would step up arms sales and intelligence-sharing DOHA, Qatar - Persian Gulf Arab states on Monday publicly welcomed the nuclear deal negotiated between Iran and world powers during a visit by US Secretary of State John Kerry, who in turn assured that the United States would step ...Full Story

TRAVEL

Qatar Airways to receive new A350 this week as Airbus battles Boeing

Date : December 7, 2014 Reporter : BigNewsNet The first delivery in an 80-plane order DOHA, Qatar - Qatar Airways will receive the newest plane from Airbus, the A350 airliner, this coming Saturday, the first delivery in an 80-plane order. The Gulf carrier will be the first airline to receive Airbus' new wide-body ...Full Story

SPORTS

Bayern Munich star Arjen Robben bitten by crocodile in Qatar

Date : January 17, 2015 Reporter : nbcsports/BNN There is plenty of confusion surrounding Bilds report German outlet Bild is reporting that Robben, 30, went to retrieve a ball from a lake at their training camp during Bayern’s winter break and was munched on by a reptile who didn’t take too kindly to the winger entering his ...Full Story

ENTERTAINMENT

Al Gore files lawsuit against Al Jazeera over Current TV payment

Date : August 16, 2014 Reporter : BigNewsNet Al Jazeera America DOHA, Qatar - Former American Vice-President Al Gore has opened a lawsuitagainst Qatar-owned Al Jazeera America over the sale of Current TV, a network he founded in 2005. Al Gore founded the channel ...Full Story

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