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Qatar Air chief accelerates India push, plans new routes to UK.

Qatar Airways is briefing lawyers in India and will seek formally to establish the new airline soon, with a tender for aircraft to follow

- GulfNews - AE

Qatar Academy's new campus offers complete education.

Qatar Academy's new campus offers complete education...

- MENAFN - JO

Qatar announces $6.28bn investment in Britain.

Prime Minister Theresa May hails joint economic and trade committee with Gulf state as Britain prepares for Brexit.

- Al Jazeera - QA

Brexit boost: Qatar will invest another $6 billion in U.K.

The gas-rich Gulf state already owns a handsome London real estate portfolio. It's committing more cash to infrastructure and energy projects even as Brexit looms.

- CNNMoney - US

Qatar announces $6.28 billion investment in Britain.

Britain's trade minister Liam Fox says Qatar's Emir has given a vote of confidence to the UK economy.

- Al Jazeera - QA

Qatar- Foreign Minister Holds Telephone Conversation with French Counterpart.

Qatar- Foreign Minister Holds Telephone Conversation with French Counterpart...

- MENAFN - JO

Qatar- Prime Minister Attends Dinner Banquet.

Qatar- Prime Minister Attends Dinner Banquet...

- MENAFN - JO

UK Stocks-Factors to watch on March 28.

March 28 - Britain's FTSE 100 index is seen opening up 24points on Tuesday, according to financial bookmakers. * TESCO: Two of Tesco Plc's biggest shareholders have called on thesupermarket group to withdraw its 3.7 billion-pound agreed offerfor wholesaler Booker Group Plc, potentially casting doubt on the deal'sprogress. * ...

- Sify - IN

Qatar sees Brexit as chance to supply UK more gas - minister.

By Tom Finn DOHA - Qatar sees Britain's exit from the European Union as an opportunity to boost supplies of liquefied natural gas to the world's fifth-largest economy and is open to investing in British energy assets, Qatar's energy minister said. The Gulf state has 40 billion pounds of investments in Britain and delivers ...

- Sify - IN

Mattis: No one more sensitive to civilian deaths.

During a meeting with his Qatari counterpart, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said no military in the world is more sensitive to civilian casualties. He made the comment following a US-led airstrike in Mosul that may have killed at least 100.         

- USA TODAY - US

Qatar to invest 5 billion pounds in Britain over 3-5 years.

The energy-rich nation of Qatar says it plans to invest 5 billion pounds in the British economy within the next half decade.

- FOX News - US

Qatar to invest 5 billion pounds in Britain over 3-5 years

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates " The energy-rich nation of Qatar says it plans to invest 5 billion pounds in the British economy within the next half decade.Prime Minister Abdullah bin Nasser Al Thani announced the $6.3 billion...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Qatar- A more dangerous globalism

Qatar- A more dangerous globalism...

- MENAFN - JO

Qatar- Policy to fast-track total shift towards renewable energies

Qatar- Policy to fast-track total shift towards renewable energies...

- MENAFN - JO

Qatar Diversifies Into IT, Plans Silicon Valley Office

Qatar's sovereign wealth fund will open an office in Silicon Valley by the end of the year as part of a move to move the country's economy away from crude oil and gas. According to the fund's chief executive, Sheikh Abdullah Bin Mohammed Bin Saud Al Thani, the office, which will be in San Francisco, should open by the end ...

- OilPrice.com - US

Free WiFi Touted as Airlines Grapple with Laptop Ban

Turkish and Gulf airlines are touting free WiFi and better in-flight connectivity for smartphones as they scramble to mitigate the impact of a ban on laptops in plane cabins bound for the United States. The restrictions could deal a blow to fast-growing Gulf airlines, which depend on business-class flyers stopping over in ...

- Voice of America - US

Qatar set to invest £5bn in UK over next five years

Qatar set to invest £5bn in UK over next five years...

- MENAFN - JO

On the eve of Brexit, Qatar pledges over $6 billion in investment in Britain

By Tom Finn and Kylie MacLellan LONDON - Qatar pledged 5 billion pounds of investment in Britain on Monday in a show of support for the world's fifth-largest economy just two days before Prime Minister Theresa May triggers formal Brexit talks. The wealthy Gulf state has 40 billion pounds of investments in the United ...

- Sify - IN

On The Eve Of Brexit, Qatar Pledges Over $6B In Investment In Britain

Qatar could play an important role in steeling the UK economy's against economic fallout during and after Brexit.

- Rigzone.com - US

Amnesty International: Qatar's £5bn investment should not blind UK from human rights abuses

Warning from human rights organisation comes after the Qatar-UK Business Forum in London.

- IBTimes.co.uk - UK

Qatar Airways chief says laptop ban not designed to hurt Gulf carriers

LONDON - Qatar Airways' chief executive said on Monday he did not believe the ban on carrying most electronics in the cabins of passenger flights to the United States from eight Muslim majority countries was designed to hurt Gulf airlines.

- Reuters - US

Qatar set to invest £5b in UK over next five years

LONDON, March 27 — Qatar will invest £5 billion in Britain within five years in a boost for the post-Brexit economy, Prime Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa al-Thani announced today. "Over the next three to five years Qatar will...

- The Malay Mail - MY

UK will remain an attractive place for investment after Brexit - Qatar energy minister

DOHA - Qatar's energy minister said Britain would remain an attractive place for investment after Brexit and that the UK had the right recipe to contribute to Qatar's economic diversification. "The UK is a very attractive place for investment. The UK has the right recipe to contribute to Qatar's economic diversification," ...

- Sify - IN

Qatar to invest 5 billion pounds in UK in next 3-5 years - finance minister

LONDON - Qatar will invest 5 billion pounds in Britain over the next few years, the country's minister of finance said during a visit to London on Monday. Earlier, the head of the Gulf Arab state's sovereign wealth fund said he still saw opportunities to invest in Britain after it leaves the European Union. "Qatar will ...

- Sify - IN

QIA Chief Says He's 'Absolutely' Confident In Rosneft Investment

Qatar is 'absolutely' confident in its investment in majority state-owned Russian oil company Rosneft, the head of Qatar's sovereign wealth fund says.

- Rigzone.com - US

Qatar Wealth Fund to Open Office in Silicon Valley

The Qatar Investment Authority, the Gulf Arab state's acquisitive sovereign wealth fund, is setting up an office in San Francisco to manage its growing portfolio in the United States, the CEO of QIA said in London on Monday. "Soon we will be opening an office in the Silicon Valley in San Francisco," Sheikh Abdullah Bin ...

- Voice of America - US

Starz Play Arabia, Middle East Telco Ooredoo Team Up on TV App

ROME - Expanding Qatar-based telco Ooredoo and Starz Play Arabia have forged a partnership to launch Ooredoo TV Go, an on-demand streaming service to which Starz Play will provide more than 6,000 hours of mostly Hollywood shows in eight markets across the Middle East, North Africa and Southeast Asia. The deal, the ...

- Variety - US

Qatar wealth fund to open office in Silicon Valley

LONDON - The Qatar Investment Authority, the Gulf Arab state's acquisitive sovereign wealth fund, is setting up an office in San Francisco to manage its growing portfolio in the United States, its CEO said in London on Monday. "Soon we will be opening an office in the Silicon Valley in San Francisco," Sheikh Abdullah bin ...

- Sify - IN

Qatar wealth fund CEO says sees post-Brexit investment opportunities

LONDON - There will still be opportunities for the Qatar Investment Authority, the Gulf Arab state's acquisitive sovereign wealth fund, to invest in Britain after it leaves the European Union, its chief executive said on Monday. Qatar is one of the most high-profile investors in London, owning landmarks such as the Shard ...

- Sify - IN

QIA chief says he's 'absolutely' confident in Rosneft investment

LONDON - Qatar is "absolutely" confident in its investment in majority state-owned Russian oil company Rosneft, the head of Qatar's sovereign wealth fund said on Monday, speaking to Reuters on the sidelines of an investment conference in London. Qatar Investment Authority and commodities trader Glencore paid $10.8 ...

- Sify - IN

Qatar seeks free trade deal with UK post Brexit

A 400-strong delegation of officials and business executives from Qatar is currently visiting Britain.

- IBTimes.co.uk - UK

Qatar's trade surplus hits QR12.3bn in Feb

Qatar's trade surplus hits QR12.3bn in Feb...

- MENAFN - JO

UK will double export finance available to support trade with Qatar: minister

Britain will double the amount of export finance available to support trade with Qatar to 4.5 billion pounds , trade minister Liam Fox said Monday.

- The Daily Star - LB

MotoGP: Surprise start to 2017 with victory for Maverick Vinales, Marquez fourth and stunning show by rookie Johann Zarco

THIS year's MotoGP season has kicked off with some surprise results at the first meeting in Qatar, with Spain's Maverick ...

- thinkSPAIN - ES

‘The devil’s waters’: stigma from Sewol tragedy continues to haunt businesses near the site

When South Korea’s Sewol ferry sank three years ago killing more than 300 people, it also devastated businesses close to the wreck site. Now owners hope its salvage will herald a change in their fortunes. The ship went down in an archipelago off southwestern South Korea, whose 1,700 islands make up the Dadohaehaesang ...

- South China Morning Post - HK

Gulf Arab states push for UK free trade deal after Brexit - officials

By Tom Finn DOHA - Gulf Arab states are pressing for an early deal on free trade with Britain to secure preferential arrangements after Brexit, and could have a draft agreement ready within months, Gulf officials say. Britain cannot formally sign trade agreements while it remains a member of the European Union, but the ...

- Sify - IN

Qatar Foundation looks at job cuts amid low oil, gas prices

The Qatar Foundation says it is looking at possible job cuts, the latest Gulf entity to acknowledge being hurt by low global energy prices. Qatar, which will host the 2022 FIFA World Cup, is a major natural gas producer that also pumps crude oil.

- Times Of India - IN

Laptop ban on planes came after terrorist's plot to put explosives in electronic device

, Mar. 26 : The ban on carrying some selected electronic devices by the passengers in cabins of flights from certain countries in the Middle East and Africa by the United States and United Kingdom was put considering a previously undisclosed terrorists' plot involving explosives hidden in a electronic device.The ban came ...

- Sify - IN

Qatar Foundation looks at job cuts amid low oil, gas prices

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates " The Qatar Foundation says it is looking at possible job cuts, the latest Gulf entity to acknowledge being hurt by low global energy prices.The foundation says in a statement Sunday it is "examining...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Qatar Foundation looks at job cuts amid low oil, gas prices

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — The Qatar Foundation says it is looking at possible job cuts, the latest Gulf entity to acknowledge being hurt...

- Townhall.com - US

Qatar Foundation looks at job cuts amid low oil, gas prices

The Qatar Foundation says it is looking at possible job cuts, the latest Gulf entity to acknowledge being hurt by low global energy prices.

- FOX News - US

MotoGP: Vinales takes Qatar pole after rain stops qualifying

Track deemed too risky to drive on by all riders The post MotoGP: Vinales takes Qatar pole after rain stops qualifying appeared first on The Express Tribune.

- The Express Tribune - PK

MotoGP Qatar Grand Prix 2017: Where to watch live and qualifying review

Maverick Vinales has taken pole position at Qatar.

- IBTimes.co.uk - UK

Sports round-up

MotoGP: Spaniard Maverick Vinales will make his Yamaha debut on pole position after yesterday's qualifying for MotoGP's floodlit season-opening Qatar Grand Prix was abandoned due to rain and thunderstorms. With standing water left by overnight rain and more storms building up, all action on the Losail track was cancelled ...

- timesofmalta.com - MT

Energy Rivalries Exacerbate Tensions in the Middle East

Rivalries over oil and gas exports between adjacent Middle Eastern states and their allies have been exacerbating tensions across the region. Rival pipeline projects across the Levant may also have been a key factor in disturbing already unstable regional fault lines. Qatar and Iran share the largest known gas field in the ...

- Voice of America - US

Vinales on pole after Qatar qualifying abandoned

With standing water left by overnight rain and more storms building up, all action on the Losail track was cancelled for the evening with the starting grids for Sunday's race decided on combined times from practice.

- SBS.com.au - AU

Newborn kidnapping case: court remands 11 suspects to police custody

Eleven suspects arrested in connection with the kidnapping of a newborn child in Karachi were presented in court on Saturday.According to police, the main suspect, a woman named Musarat Anwar Khan, had admitted to the crime and a First Investigation Report against her and all her accomplices has been registered at the ...

- DAWN - PK

Laptop ban: Why the U.S. and U.K. differ

Four countries included in the U.S. electronics ban list -- the United Arab Emirates, Qatar, Kuwait and Morocco -- are absent from the U.K. restrictions.

- CNNMoney - US

MotoGP Qatar Grand Prix 2017: Where to watch qualifying live and practice review

Marc Marquez and Lorenzo finished in top 10 during FP3, while Rossi settle for the 13th spot.

- IBTimes.co.uk - UK

Kidnapping gang busted by Orangi police

A newborn boy was recovered a day after being stolen from Qatar Hospital The post Kidnapping gang busted by Orangi police appeared first on The Express Tribune.

- The Express Tribune - PK

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