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Flights to Qatar for World Cup see sharp drop in advance booking rates - is this too good to last?

Gulf News 25 May 2022
Qatar Airways, the country’s flagship carrier, is expected to get the biggest boost from the two-month event ... To handle the influx, Qatar has refurbished its old Doha airport, which was the country’s commercial international air hub until Hamad opened to the public in 2014.
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Taliban says deal signed with UAE firm to manage airports

The Los Angeles Times 25 May 2022
The Taliban announced a deal Tuesday allowing an Emirati company to manage three airports in Afghanistan after the fall of the country’s U.S.-backed government ... forces from the country in late August. Meanwhile, Qatar Airways had been running flights to evacuate American citizens out of Afghanistan since the takeover.
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Saudi Arabia to witness ‘a golden era of hospitality’ in next 10 years

Arab News 25 May 2022
The next 10 years will be a golden era for Saudi hospitality as the country has laid down the foundation of transformation in the sector, according to a top official of Knight Frank in the Middle East and North Africa ...Saudi Arabia, Dubai and Qatar are putting the region on the international global tourism map more strongly and forcefully.
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Qatar ruler admits record 'not perfect', blames criticism on bias

The Arab Weekly 24 May 2022
Qatar's emir on Monday hit out at what he called unprecedented attacks on Qatar becoming the first Arab country to host the World Cup ... Qatar's leader said that other countries and regions had already staged major events, "despite the fact that each of those countries, has its own particular problems and challenges.
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PH, Qatar vow cooperation on reforms for Filipinos' safe migration

Manila Bulletin 24 May 2022
The Philippines and Qatar committed to continue working together on reforms that ensure safe migration of Filipinos which can possibly be adopted by other countries ... Garcia with the other members of the Philippines and Qatar delegation during the side event held on Mary 17, 2022 in New York.
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It'll cost you at least £5,000 to follow England all the way to the World ...

The Daily Mail 24 May 2022
Qatar is a Muslim country so alcohol is not widely served, however, the bars will be open onboard ... 'Qatar is a conservative country and public displays of affection are frowned upon across the board – regardless of sexual orientation ... Since 2010, when FIFA awarded Qatar the 2022 ...
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Qatar to invest $12.5B in UK's key sectors

Anadolu Agency 24 May 2022
As part of a new agreement between the UK and Qatar, the Gulf country will invest £10 billion ($12.5 billion) in vital British sectors during the next five years ... While the two countries' bilateral ...
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Thermo Fisher Scientific and Qatar Genome Program Partner to Advance Precision Medicine

Pharmiweb 24 May 2022
Under the agreement, Thermo Fisher and Qatar Genome Program will develop an Axiom* custom genotyping array for pan-Arab populations using whole genome sequencing data from 19 Arab countries ... “Qatar’s national vision is to provide a high standard of living for our people, and that ...
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CAF President Motsepe calls Qatar construction jobs "privilege" as he backs 2022 World Cup to be "best ever"

Inside The Games 24 May 2022
"The benefits and the impacts of the World Cup in Qatar far surpasses the huge infrastructure that's taking place in Qatar ... A Guardian report last year found that more than 6,500 labourers from India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Nepal and Sri Lanka have died in the country since Qatar was awarded the World Cup in 2010.
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Taliban to sign pact with UAE on running Afghan airports

Dawn 24 May 2022
The Taliban will sign an agreement with the United Arab Emirates on operating airports in Afghanistan, the group's acting deputy prime minister said on Tuesday, after months of talks with the UAE, Turkey and Qatar ... Qatar and the UAE have had strained relations for years as they compete for regional influence.
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Taliban chooses to hand over control of Afghan airports to UAE

The Arab Weekly 24 May 2022
The Taliban will sign an agreement with the United Arab Emirates (UAE) on operating airports in Afghanistan, the group’s acting deputy-prime minister said on Tuesday, after months of talks with the UAE, Turkey and Qatar ... The Emiratis are keen to counter diplomatic clout enjoyed there by Qatar, sources said last year as talks began.
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Qatar to Invest Up to $12.5Bln in UK Industry - Downing Street

Urdu Point 24 May 2022
MOSCOW (UrduPoint News / Sputnik - 25th May, 2022) Qatar ... The leaders also agreed on the launch of the UK-Qatar Energy Dialogue, which aims to deepen the energy and climate change cooperation between the countries, the statement said.
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UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson hosts Qatar emir

The New Arab 24 May 2022
But it was the World Cup, due to take place in Qatar in December, that captured the attention of journalists at the Downing Street meeting ... The UK and Qatar have long political and economic links, with $4.8 billion in trade between the two countries last year.
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A fully-dismantlable venue made out of shipping containers, the infamous 'vagina stadium' and an 80,000-seat ...

The Daily Mail 24 May 2022
Formerly known as the Al Wakrah Stadium, the futuristic design of the Al Janoub is inspired by the sails of the dhow boats traditional to the country of Qatar in a nod to the coastal city's maritime heritage ... The Al Janoub is inspired by the sails of the dhow boats traditional to the country of Qatar in a nod to the coastal city's maritime heritage.
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Taliban set to sign agreement with UAE over Afghan airports

The New Arab 24 May 2022
The Taliban will sign an agreement with the UAE on operating airports in Afghanistan, the group's acting deputy prime minister said on Tuesday, after months of talks with the UAE, Turkey, and Qatar on the issue ... Qatar and Turkey had already sent temporary technical teams to help ...

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