Qatar (/ˈkæˌtɑːr/,i/ˈkɑːtɑːr/, /ˈkɑːtər/ or i/kəˈtɑːr/;Arabic:قطرQaṭar[ˈqɑtˤɑr]; local vernacular pronunciation: [ɡɪtˤɑr]), officially the State of Qatar (Arabic:دولة قطرDawlat Qaṭar), is a sovereigncountry 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.
A television viewing audience of 484 million in 80 countries across the Asia-Pacific region, Europe, North America and North Africa witnessed Japan defeat Australia 1–0 in the final.
Qatar, India and Iran all lodged interest in hosting the 2011 AFC Asian Cup, while Australia also considered making a late bid. Qatar officially submitted their bid on 19 June 2006, while India withdrew their interest and Iran failed to submit proper documentation for their bid on time.
Qatar was announced as host nation on 29 July 2007, during the 2007 AFC Asian Cup in Jakarta, Indonesia. Due to FIFA regulations stating that confederation events can be hosted either in January or July, and July being peak summer heat in the Middle East, it was also announced that the tournament would be held in January of that year.
The crew was aware of a leaking container of nitric acid in the hold before the ship called at Port Hamad, Qatar on May 11, according to the Sri LankaSunday Times. Port Hamad refused to allow the leaking container to be offloaded, and Port Hazira - the next port of call - made the same decision.
The crew was aware of a leaking container of nitric acid in the hold before the ship called at Port Hamad, Qatar on May 11, according to the LankaSunday Times. Port Hamad and the vessel's following port of call, Port Hazira, refused to allow the leaking container to be offloaded.
Canada got half the job done, but really could have finished off Haiti on the road to the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar... Canada would play another 14 qualifying games in the main group, with the top three qualifying for Qatar and the fourth moving on to a playoff with a team from another region.
Perhaps Pandev knew what he was talking about when telling Trenchovski to expect a more portly figure if North Macedonia, as they are threatening to do, make a sensational appearance in Qatar; in March Pandev scored as they won a qualifier 2-1 away to Germany.
The Unesco has launched a partnership with universities in Lebanon for the rehabilitation of 100 educational institutions destroyed by the 2020 Port of Beirut blasts. Financed by the Qatar Fund for Development, the Unesco will cooperate with ...
Shortly afterwards Sri Lanka descended into civil war, while Singapore raced ahead, becoming a global maritime hub and one of the busiest international ports in the world ... In 2010, it used loans from China to build Hambantota port ... Media outlets reported that the ship was denied entry at ports in Qatar and India prior to arriving in Sri Lanka.
Shipping man and author, Carlos Luxul, questions why the X-Press Pearl was not allowed to offload a leaking box of acid at ports in Qatar and India before its fateful voyage to Sri Lanka... The two ports in question, Hamad, Qatar, and Hazira, India, are both state-of-the-art terminals.
Now QatarAirways is refusing to refund ... Qatar Airways, however, had no knowledge of its system of issuing visas at port of entry, introduced in 2019 ... They even offered to talk to Qatar staff, but this was refused.
Magistrate Chalani Perera also ordered the Sri Lankan navy to protect the wreckage lying submerged just outside the Colombo port. Sri Lankan port authorities ...Ports in Qatar and India had refused to offload a leaking acid container which had been loaded onboard in Jebel Ali, Dubai.
They also contribute to millions of peoples'' respiratory problems, specifically those living close to congested ports,'' Pruzan-Jorgensen writes ... It is not clear if the captain of X-Press Pearl informed Colombo port about the ship's having been denied entry into Qatar and Hazira port because of the Nirtic acid leak.
State prosecutors alleged yesterday that Sea Consortium Lanka, the local agent for the ship, deleted key emails ...Ports in Qatar and India had earlier refused to offload a leaking acid container which had been loaded onboard the three-month-old ship in Jebel Ali, Dubai ... The vast majority of these are initiated by a cargo of a hazardous nature ... .
The ship, which started from Qatar in the U.A.E., was on its way to Singapore. It was anchored off the port city of Negombo, about 9.5 nautical miles (11 miles) northwest of the capital Colombo, when it caught first caught fire on May 21 ... “Through this port, we get all the oil that ...