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Qatar's Urbacon ranks high on global contractors' list

Qatar-based Urbacon Trading and Contracting Company (UCC) said it has been ranked the fourth best contractor in the Arab world and 184 globally in the list compiled by Engineering News-Record (ENR),   a weekly magazine for the construction

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Nevsun says unaware of $1bn Qatar-backed bid

Canadian miner Nevsun Resources said it is not aware of any bid for the company, responding to a Bloomberg report that Qatar-backed mining fund QKR Corp was close to making a $1 billion bid. QKR Corp, a mining fund led by former J

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Barwa Q3 net profit surges 43pc

Qatar-based Barwa Bank has registered a 43 per cent jump in its net profit for the third quarter which hit QR641 million ($176 million) compared to QR447 million ($123 million) for the same period last year. Qatar’s fastest

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Qatar should stage World Cup ‘only if exploitation stops’

The 2022 World Cup should be held in Qatar only if the exploitation of migrant workers stops, Fifa presidential candidate Jerome Champagne told Reuters in an interview. The Frenchman said that Fifa's capability to govern the s

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QIA to set up training academy to hone Qatari youth

Qatar Investment Authority (QIA), the country's sovereign wealth fund, has planned to set up a training academy to sharpen Qatari youth's financial and business skills, according to a report. The academy will also aim to m

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QIA to set up training academy to hone Qatari youth

Qatar Investment Authority (QIA), the country's sovereign wealth fund, has planned to set up a training academy to sharpen Qatari youth's financial and business skills, according to a report. The academy will also aim to m

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Qatar plans major investment in UK rail

Qatar plans to invest heavily in the infrastructure projects around the north of England, including the new HS2 high-speed rail line, said a report. Qatar's Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani last month visited the UK and told the

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Isat installs pilot VSAT terminals at Qatar’s Es’hailSat

UK-based Integrated Satellite Applications Technologies (iSat) has delivered and installed two pilot VSAT terminals at Qatar satellite company Es'hailSat's headquarters in Doha, Qatar, to enable the commercialisation of the Ka-band paylo

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Saudi King calls on Egypt to back Gulf accord

Saudi King Abdullah called on Egypt on Wednesday to back an agreement between Gulf Arab states that ended an eight-month dispute over Qatar's backing of Islamist movements and its promotion of Arab Spring revolts. In a stateme

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Fifa lodges criminal case over World Cup bids

World soccer's governing body Fifa lodged a criminal complaint in Switzerland on Tuesday against unidentified people over the bidding for the 2018 and 2022 World Cups, but stood by its conclusion that any wrongdoing was not enough to jeopard

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