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Qatar Airways resumes flights to Bahrain

It has commenced with a daily flight between the two destinations, and will increase it to thrice-daily services later this year

Mansoor Ebrahim Al-Mahmoud, QIA CEO on sovereign wealth funds in private credit. Image credit: QIA

Sovereign wealth fund QIA joins SoftBank, BlackRock in private credit push

Sovereign wealth funds like the QIA have been increasingly looking at private credit, providing evidence of the market’s rapid growth

Qatar sets up a $275m market-maker fund

Qatar allots $275m to a new market-making programme

The initiative will help enhance liquidity in the market, improve price discovery and diversify the capital markets

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Builder.ai announces $250m Series D led by Qatar Investment Authority

The funding round included participation from existing and new investors including Iconiq Capital, Jungle Ventures & Insight Partners

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Qatar Airways signs codeshare with Air Seychelles

Qatar Airways will place its code on Air Seychelles’ operated flights between Mahé and Praslin

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Qatar stocks could attract up to $3.5bn on free float plan

The Gulf state is considering the plan on the hopes that more trading would raise investment returns, reduce costs and help with diversification

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Qatar Airways sees robust travel demand amid capacity squeeze

The Doha-based carrier has seen leisure and business demand surge after travel restrictions were eased, but continues to be hamstrung by a lack of new planes

Oreo Cafe

Oreo Cafe opens at Doha’s Hamad International Airport

The cafe in the new North Node offers a wide selection of sweet inventions including Oreo milkshakes, muffins and cheesecakes

Hayya Platform

Qatar streamlines tourist visa applications with revamped Hayya platform

Taking place with immediate effect, the platform will become the single portal for all tourist and business visas to the country

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Qatar Airways Cargo launches a direct freighter service from Bogota to Dallas Fort Worth

The once weekly Boeing 777 freighter will offer close to 100 tonnes of cargo capacity

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Hamad International Airport teams up with Dell Technologies to drive innovation

The airport chose Dell PowerEdge servers to enhance its infrastructure capabilities

QatarEnergyssigns two offshore explorations deals in Canada

QatarEnergy acquires stakes in two Exxon oil and gas projects in Canada

The company first entered offshore exploration in Canada in 2021 with a 40 per cent stake in ExxonMobil’s licence for EL 1165A


QatarEnergy, CPChem begin construction of $8.5bn petrochemical facility

The plant is expected to startup in 2026

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Qatar Airways to launch over seven destinations in 2023

The airline is resuming flights to 11 destinations, as well as stepping up frequencies to multiple locations


Qatar’s ruler makes top diplomat his new premier

Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al Thani has been appointed as the prime minister

Qatar Airways launches Premium Experience campaign featuring Deepika Padukone

Qatar Airways launches Premium Experience campaign featuring this Bollywood icon

The Indian actress encapsulates the premium experience available to the airline’s customers


Qatar’s Ooredoo plans to carve out telecom tower unit this year

The firm received interest from over 50 regional and international bidders and is currently in the final round of talks

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Qatari bidder for Manchester United advised by Bank of America

Sheikh Jassim, chairman of Qatar Islamic Bank and a former board member of Credit Suisse Group AG, confirmed his bid

UAE and Qatar link traffic systems

UAE and Qatar link traffic systems

The announcement was made at a meeting held in Abu Dhabi between delegates of the two countries

Hayya Card holders can enter Qatar until January 2024

Hayya Card holders can enter Qatar until January 2024

Cardholders who wish to enter the country must have a passport validity of at least three months upon arrival

QatarEnergy acquires 30% stake in Lebanon's offshore exploration blocks

QatarEnergy acquires 30% stake in Lebanon’s offshore exploration blocks

The partnership marks QatarEnergy’s first exploration endeavour in Lebanon

Qatar Airways, Air Serbia sign comprehensive codeshare agreement

Qatar Airways, Air Serbia sign comprehensive codeshare agreement

Qatar Airways currently operates five weekly flights between Doha and Belgrade, the Serbian capital


UAE’s etisalat by e& named strongest Middle Eastern brand

Tech giant Amazon regained top spot from Apple to become the world’s most valuable brand

Qatar's QNB reports 9% rise in net profit to hit $3.9bn

2022: Qatar’s QNB reports 9% rise in net profit to hit $3.9bn

The lender’s operating income increased 24 per cent to reach $9.6bn

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Qatar to welcome 200,000 visitors in 2022-23 cruise season

Qatar Tourism and Mwani Qatar have forecast the arrival of more than 50 cruise liners until April


Qatar launches first commercial charter flight to and from Kazakhstan

The nation has identified Kazakhstan as one of 15 target markets where tourists can relax, rejuvenate and enjoy Qatar’s vibrant culture

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Uber transports 2.6 million riders across Qatar during FIFA World Cup

According to Uber, people from 95 countries used its app while visiting Qatar during the tournament

Qatar World Cup fans spent 39% more at stadiums than in Russia

Qatar World Cup fans spent 39% more at stadiums than in Russia

Visitors from Saudi Arabia, the US, the UAE, Mexico and the UK spent the most money

QatarEnergy wins working interest in Brazil's offshore exploration block

QatarEnergy wins working interest in Brazil’s offshore exploration block

The acquisition is expected to close in the first half of 2023

Qatar hosts more than 1.4 million visitors during FIFA World Cup

Qatar hosts more than 1.4 million visitors during FIFA World Cup

All eight of Qatar’s stadiums were located within an hour’s journey time of central Doha