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Qatar says final draft of labour law will be ready this year

Qatar says final draft of labour law will be ready this year Subscription

30 June 2015 | By

Government Communications Office issues statement saying progress is being made

Qatar 2022 football World Cup faces its first legal challenge

Qatar World Cup faces legal challenge from Spain Subscription

30 June 2015 | By

Spanish football league says winter tournament will cost it $72m

Shanghai in China

Middle East nations join Asian International Investment Bank Subscription

30 June 2015 | By

Fifty countries sign on with new China-led development bank


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Emirates signs $9.2bn deal for Rolls-Royce engines

Escalating open skies dispute begs resolution

30 June 2015 | By

Dispute distracts and divides aviation industry players

Kevin Baxter

Where next for Opec? Subscription

9 June 2015 | By

A new era of diversity in supply is sending shockwaves through the organisation

Colin Foreman

Time favours Russia, but not Qatar Subscription

3 June 2015 | By

A rebid held in 2017 would give new host enough time to prepare for 2022

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Qatar invests in $6bn project dubbed Australia’s Canary Wharf

Qatar invests in $6bn project dubbed Australia’s Canary Wharf Subscription

29 June 2015 | By

Australian developer Lend Lease announces deal with Qatar Investment Authority

Bank agrees financing for Qatar mega reservoirs contract

Bank agrees financing for Qatar mega reservoirs contract Subscription

25 June 2015 | By

Local lender will finance major construction package

Qatar Petroleum completes restructuring

Qatar Petroleum completes restructuring Subscription

24 June 2015 | By

Foreign staff laid off as company exits non-core areas

F1

Qatar looks to take control of Formula One Subscription

24 June 2015 | By

Deal could be worth as much as $8bn

Doha metro train

Arcadis wins Doha Metro design work Subscription

24 June 2015 | By

Contract entails design and consultancy for Gold Line underground stations

Shopping malls

SSH wins design contract Subscription

23 June 2015 | By

Qatar awards mall design contract to local affiliate of Kuwait’s SSH

GCC Projects forecast 2015

GCC contract awards down 21 per cent Subscription

22 June 2015 | By

Fall in awards highlights the uncertainty surrounding the projects market

Qatar plans groundwater scheme

Qatar plans groundwater scheme Subscription

18 June 2015 | By

Consultants sought to design groundwater production wells

Sewage treatment

Qatar extends sewage treatment deadline Subscription

16 June 2015 | By

Project is part of $2.7bn Idris scheme

Emirates airline

Emirates airline expects sane response on US dispute Subscription

14 June 2015 | By

Clark insists fair practices underpin their enormous success

Riyadh Metro

Atkins Middle East revenues and profit up in 2015 Subscription

11 June 2015 | By

Focused approach has allowed company to maintain margins

Emirates airline

FedEx and Jetblue speak out in support of Gulf airlines Subscription

11 June 2015 | By

Dispute with US carriers outshines 80 per cent profit forecast on back of falling oil prices

Hong Kong

Qatar buys Hongkong Electric stake Subscription

11 June 2015 | By

Billion dollar acquisition strengthens Qatar’s power portfolio

Qatar World Cup

Worries in Doha about losing World Cup Subscription

9 June 2015 | By

Decision making on projects is expected to slow down

Stadium being constructed in Qatar

Fifa official says Qatar may lose World Cup Subscription

8 June 2015 | By

Fifa official says Qatar may lose World Cup

Ashghal seeks firms for Qatar hospital

Ashghal seeks firms for Qatar hospital Subscription

7 June 2015 | By

Healthcare facility will be built next to Qatar University

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Buying Formula One may prove a costly mistake for Qatar

Buying Formula One may prove a costly mistake for Qatar Subscription

25 June 2015 | By

Gulf state is unlikely to be able to handle the increased scrutiny a deal will bring

Middle East steel usage

Imports depress GCC steel prices Subscription

16 June 2015 | By

Reduced demand in China has steered its cheaper steel exports into the Middle East

Saudi Arabia army

MEED board report, June 2015 Subscription

15 June 2015 | By

Key events and trends in the region over the past month and their impact on the outlook for the Middle East and North Africa

Contract awards

Middle East contracts awarded: May 2015 Subscription

14 June 2015

Nearly $9bn of contracts awarded in May

Moutaz al-Khayyat, CEO, Khayyat Contracting & Trading

Interview: Planning for business after the World Cup Subscription

9 June 2015 | By Wil Crisp

Moutaz al-Khayyat, the CEO of Qatari contractor Khayyat Contracting & Trading, has his eye on new markets, as he looks ahead to life after the World Cup

Cleaner reputation: Doha needs to demonstrate it is taking issues such as worker abuse seriously

Qatar's image problem Subscription

2 June 2015 | By

Repairing Qatar’s battered reputation needs more than just spin doctors

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Qatar must diversify projects pipeline

Qatar: Must diversify projects pipeline Subscription

27 April 2015

Qatar’s economy is booming right now, but this is only on the back of the Fifa 2022 World Cup and the country’s ample reserves of gas


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Gulf Projects Index


Value of projects planned or under way 12 June 2015

Gulf index holds steady on Bahrain rise Subscription

16 June 2015

Saudi Arabia and Oman also record gains in projects market value

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MEED Events


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Qatar Transport Conference 2015

14-16 September | Moving forward: Providing business opportunities and stimulating Qatar’s transport sector

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