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Qatar escalates dispute against Saudi Arabia on violation of intellectual property rights

GENEVA: Qatar has escalated a dispute against Saudi Arabia at the World Trade Organization, a WTO filing showed on Monday, with a request for adjudication of its complaint that Saudi Arabia had violated its intellectual property rights. Qatar launched the dispute in October, saying Saudi Arabia was blocking Qatari-owned broadcaster …

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Qatar denies Bahrain’s accusation on interference

DOHA: Qatar denied Monday accusations it interfered in Bahrain’s internal affairs after a Manama court sentenced the head of the Shiite opposition to life in jail for spying for Doha. Bahraini Sheikh Ali Salman was sentenced on Sunday for “acts of hostility” against Bahrain and “communicating with Qatari officials … …

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Qatar may put ‘fans’ on ships

DOHA, Oct 21, (AFP): Qatar could accommodate thousands more football fans on cruise ships during the 2022 World Cup than previously estimated, leading organisers in the emirate have revealed. An official with the country’s largest hotel owner, Katara Hospitality, confirmed on Sunday that up to 20,000 rooms on ships would …

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US envoy for Qatar

WASHINGTON, Oct 18, (AFP): The United States has said it would appoint an ambassador to Qatar, after a 16-month gap during which Doha has been at the centre of a regional diplomatic crisis. The White House announced on Wednesday that US President Donald Trump intends to nominate Mary Phee, who …

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Kuwaiti-Qatari trade volume touches $360 million in 2017

‘Significant growth by 100 percent’ KUWAIT CITY, Oct 15, (KUNA): The volume of trade between Kuwait and Qatar has surged to $360 million in 2017, a significant growth by 100 percent, compared to $173 million in 2016, Kuwait Chamber of Commerce and Industry announced Monday. Meanwhile, KCCI mentioned, in a …

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Qatar to abolish exit visa ‘soon’

DOHA, Oct 8, (AFP): Qatar’s decision to abolish its controversial exit visa system will come into force by the end of October, a leading global trade union official said Monday. Sharan Burrow, head of the International Trade Union Confederation and once a prominent critic of the 2022 football World Cup …

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Qatar’s World Cup bid used ‘black operations’: UK report

London, July 29, 2018 (AFP) -Qatar’s successful, controversy-plagued bid to host the 2022 World Cup has been hit by further allegations that they used a secret “black operations” propaganda campaign to undermine rival bids in violation of FIFA rules, according to The Sunday Times. The newspaper — which also made …

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Qatar may buy Russia missile

MOSCOW, July 21, (RTRS): Russia and Qatar have been in discussions about a possible sale of S-400 missile systems to Doha, TASS news agency cited the Russian envoy to Qatar as saying on Saturday. He also confirmed media reports that Qatar and Russia had signed a deal on supplying Qatar …

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Qatar tops life expectancy among Arabs states – Japan highest

KUWAIT CITY, June 30: According to a report issued by Ministry of Health, Kuwait and Qatar take top place among Arab countries in terms of average life expectancy, reports Aljarida daily. The report explained that the average life expectancy is 79.1 years for Kuwaiti men, and 80 years for Kuwaiti …

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‘Qataris not banned from Umrah flights’

Kuwait Airways refutes news reports KUWAIT CITY, June 11, (KUNA): Kuwait Airways (KA) has refuted news reports circulated over receiving directives from Saudi authorities to ban Qatari passengers from boarding its planes to perform Umrah (Lesser pilgrimage). Kuwait Airways Chairman Yousef Al-Jasem said in a press statement that the Kuwaiti …

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