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July 25, 2015

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry has announced plans to travel to Qatar early next month to discuss the Iran nuclear agreement with the Gulf Cooperation Council, a group that has expressed concerns about Iran’s influence in the region.

Kerry said Friday that he would travel to Doha to meet with the group, which consists of Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman,"...


ADP use Smart Devices to Rescue Trapped Traffic Accident Victims
August 2, 2015

The Abu Dhabi Police have introduced a smart device system to the Emergency and Public Safety Department. The new system is used in rescue missions for traffic accident victims who are injured or trapped inside vehicles by utilizing the CRS program, which includes a sophisticated database of every type of car.

The rescuer is able to"...

Qatar's Quagmire: Existential Fears and Missed Opportunities
August 2, 2015

Walking around Qatar's monumental Aspire Dome sports academy, coach Fred Engh noticed kids playing soccer on an indoor field big enough to accommodate four teams simultaneously during a break in an annual gathering of hundreds of sports leaders designed to project the Gulf state as an innovative, socially responsible global sports hub.

Russian FM to meet U.S., Saudi counterparts in Qatar
August 2, 2015

Russia's foreign minister has scheduled a trilateral meeting in Qatar with his U.S. and Saudi counterparts.

According to the Associated Press, the Russian Foreign Ministry said that Sergei Lavrov will confer with U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and"...

August 2, 2015
Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak said Qatar and China have expressed an interest in the assets of debt-laden state fund 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB), state news agency Bernama reported on Saturday.

1MDB, the centre of several investigations over graft and its management of funds, is seeking to offload assets parked under its power unit Edra Global Energy Bhd, and sell developmental rights in its high-profile property projects.


August 2, 2015
Qatar’s air-conditioning market is projected to witness a compound annual growth rate of 13.42% during 2015-21, a global market research and consulting firm has said in a report.

The report by 6Wresearch, “Qatar Air Conditioner (2015-2021)”, provides an analysis of the market as well as estimates and forecasts in terms of revenue, air-conditioner (AC) types and end-user application. The report also gives insights on the competitive landscape, market share, company profile, market drivers and restraints.

The report notes that Qatar’s air-conditioning market...