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.
We are mobilizing efforts to help Afghan people through urgent humanitarian intervention with the support of the Qatari community; especially after the great efforts exerted by the State of Qatar through its technical teams in operating Kabul Airport and other access ports, which allowed aid teams to reach different areas of Afghanistan."
Flying on QatarAirways from Madrid, Spain to Doha, Qatar. Thomas Pallini/Insider Qatar Airways is one of the world's best premium airlines, offering global connectivity through its Doha, Qatar hub ... New aircraft have also been joining the Qatar Airways fleet complete with some of the latest aviation innovations and seat products.
ISLAMABAD ... Rejects replacement of old FSRU with larger unit ... When approached for comments, Engro said it was “still awaiting an official response on the matter ... A senior government official said the Exquisite FSRU, after repair, was laden with LNG to move from Qatar and was expected to dock at PortQasim on Sept 10-12 to replace Sequoia ... .
WASHINGTON ... Ultimately, the aircraft, which was headed to Qatar, “safely transported 823 Afghan citizens from Hamid KarzaiInternational Airport Aug 15, 2021. This is a record for this aircraft,” it said. The command did not say how many crew were on the flight ... Published in Dawn, August 21st, 2021. .