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Qatar unveils dhow-inspired stadium

The design includes a spectator area outside the ground that will be temperature controlled at 30-32C.

November 17, 2013 9:55

Qataris brush off allegations of buying World Cup rights

The controversy erupted after a leaked email from FIFA General Secretary Jerome Valcke suggested Qatar had "bought" the rights, which he denied on Monday.

May 31, 2011 2:26
Why is Qatar buying up London landmarks?

Why is Qatar buying up London landmarks?

The BBC takes a look at why London landmarks such as Harrods, the Shard and some of Canary Wharf being bought up with money from Qatar.

May 2, 2011 10:34
2022 World Cup challenge

2022 World Cup challenge

World Cup can eradicate misconceptions about Arab world; Qatar likely to make concessions on alcohol consumption; Solar-powered technology to cool stadiums.

December 16, 2010 9:52

Qatar says won’t issue bonds to fund World Cup

Country seeks to keep inflation at "acceptable level".

December 15, 2010 10:17
Qatar’s sudden appeal

Qatar’s sudden appeal

Working in Qatar never looked more appealing: The IMF is predicting 20 percent growth in the country as it prepares to spend big following its World Cup win.

December 14, 2010 3:48
In the Arabic press this week

In the Arabic press this week

Kipp takes a look at some editorials from the Arabic press. This week: A Letter to the upcoming oil minister of Iraq; WikiLeaks quake: Day two; A nuclear double standards.

December 10, 2010 3:08

Qatar World Cup award to kickstart construction

Dubai's Arabtec likely to win tournament-related deals.

December 6, 2010 2:15
Gulf’s vanity deals continue

Gulf’s vanity deals continue

As Qatar Holding helps knock over Miramax, and regional investors continue to eye the Detroit Pistons, Kipp is wondering whether these kinds of investments will ever pay for themselves.

December 5, 2010 4:42
In Pictures: Weekend of celebration

In Pictures: Weekend of celebration

From the grand opening of Ferrari World and the 39th UAE National Day to the Rugby Sevens and Qatar winning the World Cup, was this the best weekend of the year?

December 5, 2010 3:19