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Booze and football present tricky choices for Qatar

12 December, 2019 9:57 am 9:57 am

DOHA (Reuters) – Qatar will begin sifting through fan feedback from the Club World Cup to see how it can provide supporters with a successful World Cup in 2022, but cultural differences will be a tricky challenge to surmount. The first ‘trial run’ for the Qatari 2022 World Cup completed at the weekend, with Liverpool … Read More


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Saudi Arabia, UAE, Qatar provided $5.5b to Pakistan: Hammad Azhar

12 December, 2019 11:00 pm 11:00 pm

ISLAMABAD (Web Desk) – Minister for Revenue Hammad Azhar on Monday said that Saudi Arabia, UAE and Qatar have provided $5.5 billion financial package to Pakistan. Responding to a question during the Questions Hour in the National Assembly (NA), Hammad Azhar said that Saudi Arabia have provided three billion dollars, UAE two billion dollars while … Read More


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PM’s Malaysian visit likely to be postponed: sources

12 December, 2019 5:25 pm 5:25 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – The sources said on Monday that Prime Minister Imran Khan’s Malaysian visit is likely to be postponed. It is pertinent to mention here that the prime minister was invited to attend Kuala Lumpur Summit on December 18. According to the sources, the schedule of the prime minister’s visit to Malaysia has … Read More


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FM Shah Mahmood Qureshi reaches Qatar on one-day tour

12 December, 2019 9:29 am 9:29 am

QATAR (92 News) – Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi reached Qatar on a one-day tour on Tuesday. He will represent the country at Kuala Lumpur Summit to be held in Doha. Qatar Foreign Minister Chief of Protocol Ibrahim Yousaf welcomed him at Hammad International Airport. Pakistan High Commissioner in Malaysia Amna Baloch was also present … Read More


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Pakistani wrestler Inam Butt wins gold in World Beach Games

10 October, 2019 11:45 am 11:45 am

DOHA (92 News) – Pakistani wrestler Inam Butt continues to make his country proud as he bagged a gold medal in the ANOC World Beach Games Qatar 2019 on Tuesday. He won the gold medal fight by 5-2, 5-2 against Georgia’s Dato Marsagishvili. Finals Gold medal fight @realshoaibmalik pic.twitter.com/DkFm4F67Fz — Inam Butt (@InamTheWrestler) October 15, … Read More


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Qatar considering bid for 2030 Asian Games

09 September, 2019 11:25 pm 11:25 pm

DOHA (Reuters) – Qatar is considering a bid for the 2030 Asian Games but has not formally thrown its hat in the ring, a Qatar Olympic Association (QOC) official told Reuters on Monday. The natural gas rich Gulf state, with a population of just over 2.6 million, has used its financial clout to land some … Read More


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US, Taliban resume peace dialogue in Doha

08 August, 2019 5:25 am 5:25 am

Doha – The US and the Taliban met in Doha on Saturday, an AFP correspondent said, resuming potentially decisive talks to allow Washington to withdraw troops from Afghanistan. The second day of their 9th round of dialogue had been due to begin Friday but “both sides decided to postpone it until Saturday”, Taliban’s Doha spokesman … Read More


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US, Taliban start their ninth round of peace talks in Qatar

08 August, 2019 2:59 am 2:59 am

KABUL (Reuters) – The United States and the Taliban officials resumed talks in Qatar on Thursday to firm up a deal enabling the withdrawal of US troops from Afghanistan in return for the Taliban security guarantees, the Taliban and senior US official said. After 18 years of war and months of direct talks with the … Read More


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53 Pakistani prisoners released from Qatar

08 August, 2019 7:23 pm 7:23 pm

DOHA (92 News) – 53 Pakistani prisoners have been released in Qatar on Saturday. A ceremony to release prisoners was held in central prison of Doha. Prime Minister Imran Khan had requested to his Qatari counterpart to release Pakistani prisoners during his brief stopover in Qatar. Prime Minister Imran Khan during his brief stay in … Read More


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Afghans, Taliban talk in Qatar about peace as war rages at home

07 July, 2019 11:53 pm 11:53 pm

KABUL/DOHA (Reuters) – Wary representatives of Afghan society met Taliban officials in Qatar on Monday for a second day of talks, with bloody insurgent attacks back home casting a pall over efforts to end Afghanistan’s years of war. The Taliban on Sunday detonated a car bomb outside a government security compound in central Afghanistan killing … Read More


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Pakistan gets first tranche of $500 million from Qatar

06 June, 2019 4:19 pm 4:19 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Pakistan on Saturday has received the first tranche of US $500 million from Qatar that will help to boost the foreign-exchange reserves of the country. According to details, the first installment of $500 million was deposited to the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP). The aid from Qatar will boost the foreign … Read More


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Emir of Qatar didn’t talk about any deal: Sheikh Rasheed

06 June, 2019 5:04 pm 5:04 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Minister for Railways Sheikh Rasheed has said that Emir of Qatar had not talked about any deal and no one would be give the National Reconciliation Ordinance (NRO). Talking to the media on Tuesday, he asked the detained leaders to give the money to get rid of the corruption cases. He … Read More


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Qatar announces US$3 billion investment in Pakistan

06 June, 2019 4:23 pm 4:23 pm

DUBAI (Reuters) – Qatar is making US$3 billion worth of new investments in Pakistan, in the form of deposits and direct investments, the Qatari state news agency QNA said on Monday. Following this investment, the economic partnership between Qatar and Pakistan will reach $9 billion, the agency reported, quoting Qatari Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin … Read More


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Family interests preferred from relation with Qatar during past: Dr Firdous

06 June, 2019 6:15 pm 6:15 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Information and Broadcasting Firdous Ashiq Awan on Sunday said that the family interests were preferred in relation with Qatar during the past. Addressing a press conference, the special assistant said that Qatari Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani’s visit of Pakistan will boost trade … Read More


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FIFA to stick with 32 teams for Qatar World Cup

05 May, 2019 8:53 am 8:53 am

MANCHESTER, England (Reuters) – The 2022 World Cup in Qatar will be held with 32 participating teams and not an expanded 48 teams, organisers FIFA said on Wednesday. FIFA President Gianni Infantino had proposed expanding the tournament and explored the idea of adding additional host nations. But the sport’s world ruling body said in statement: … Read More