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Qatar plans big investment in rail infrastructure

Qatar will be investing about $43.62 billion for the development of advanced transport infrastructure in the country with special focus on the rail network, said a report. Qatar's Ministry of Transportation announced that seve

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Qatar infrastructure spend to hit $200bn

The infrastructure investments in Qatar will breach the $200-billion mark by the next decade as additional investments start pouring in from the private sector to complement the government's development drive, said a leading Doha-based contr

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Qatar runs covert desert training camp for Syrian rebels

At a desert base, Gulf state Qatar is covertly training moderate Syrian rebels with US help to fight both President Bashar al-Assad and Islamic State and may include more overtly Islamist insurgent groups, sources close to the matter say.

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Qatar awards $3.8bn port contracts

Qatar has awarded construction contracts worth QR14 billion ($3.8 billion) for a new container port, which will be located in Mesaieed south of the capital Doha, said a report. The port, which is being built at an estimated cost o

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New thinking urged to prevent recession

Oil and gas exporting nations of the region need fresh thinking and new approaches to stave off recession following the fall in oil prices, a major conference in Doha, Qatar, heard. More than 700 senior finance and banking executives he

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Qatar to develop 1,000-room hotel for World Cup

A new $1.6-billion hotel and conference/expo centre has been proposed for the upcoming 2022 Fifa World Cup in Doha, Qatar. The Silver Pearl Hotel calls for a 1,000 plus-room luxury property to be located 1.5 km off shore near Doha. The

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New $1.6bn hotel planned for World Cup in Qatar

A new $1.6-billion hotel and conference/expo centre has been proposed for the upcoming 2022 Fifa World Cup in Doha, Qatar. The Silver Pearl Hotel calls for a 1,000 plus-room luxury property to be located 1.5 km off shore near Doha. The

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Louis Berger opens new office in Qatar

Louis Berger, an American architectural and engineering design firm, has officially opened its new office in Doha, Qatar. Louis Berger began its operations in Qatar five years ago with a handful of employees. Today, the headcount

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Qatar's N-Kom, DNV GL sign deal to promote use of LNG

DNV GL and Qatari shipyard Nakilat-Keppel Offshore and Marine (N-Kom) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to promote liquefied natural gas (LNG) as fuel within the maritime and offshore industry. The agreement was sign

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Investors approve Qatar Insurance's $250m bond sale

Shareholders of Qatar Insurance Company have approved plans to sell a $250 million convertible bond to state-owned fund the General Retirement and Social Insurance Authority, local media reported on Monday. The five-year note, which can

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