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Middle East requires 3,000 new commercial airplanes over next 20 years: Boeing

Middle East requires 3,000 new commercial airplanes over next 20 years: Boeing

The Middle East will require $745bn in aviation services through 2037 to keep pace with growing passenger and freight traffic in the region, according to a new report released by Boeing on Monday.

Qatar ranked safest country in Middle East

Qatar ranked safest country in Middle East

Qatar is the safest place in the Middle East, relegating other Gulf Co-operation Council countries by a wide margin, in the Global Finance Index of safest countries.

Qatar's CPI inflation falls 0.24% year-on-year

Qatar's CPI inflation falls 0.24% year-on-year

Qatar's consumer price index (CPI) inflation declined 0.24% year-on-year despite higher expenses towards education, transport, clothing, health and furniture, according to the official data.

Qatar mulls Middle East’s biggest ethane cracker

Qatar mulls Middle East’s biggest ethane cracker

Qatar plans to build the Middle East’s biggest ethane cracker and an update on this will be provided in 2019, HE the Minister of State for Energy Affairs Saad Sherida al-Kaabi said on Sunday.

Qatar reiterates support for efforts to achieve peace in Middle East

Qatar reiterates support for efforts to achieve peace in Middle East

Qatar reiterated its support for international efforts to achieve peace in the Middle East and resolve the Palestinian issue on the basis of agreed references, resolutions of international legitimacy ...

FM: Middle East has moved from bad to worse due to its crises

FM: Middle East has moved from bad to worse due to its crises

The Middle East has moved from a bad to worse situation in the last decade due to its crises, HE the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Sheikh Mohamed bin Abdulrahman al-Thani said.

Hats off to Qatar, says BP worker who helped introduce football to the Middle East

Hats off to Qatar, says BP worker who helped introduce football to the Middle East

A British oil engineer who helped introduce football to the Middle East has spoken of his pride that 70 years later Qatar is on the brink of hosting the first World Cup in the region.

Middle East's aviation market to exceed 500mn passengers by 2037: IATA

Middle East's aviation market to exceed 500mn passengers by 2037: IATA

The Middle East’s aviation sector will “grow strongly” at a compound annual growth rate of 4.4% and see an extra 290mn passengers’ by 2037, the International Air Transport Association said on Thursday.

Qatar is the most open tourist destination in Middle East

Qatar is the most open tourist destination in Middle East

The tourism sector in Qatar has achieved remarkable growth following the activation of the National Tourism Sector Strategy 2017-2023, Acting Chairman of Qatar Tourism Authority (QTA), Hassan al-Ibrahim said

Jordan reopens main border post with Syria after 3 years

Jordan reopens main border post with Syria after 3 years

Jordan on Monday reopened its main border crossing with war-torn Syria, a key Middle East trade route, after a three year closure, an AFP photographer reported.

Hamad Port acquires 28% of trade volume in the Middle East

Hamad Port acquires 28% of trade volume in the Middle East

Hamad Port has acquired 28% of the trade volume in the Middle East, based on 2017 figures, HE the Minister of Transport and Communications Jassim Seif Ahmed al-Sulaiti has said.

Qatar 'most open country' in Middle East: QTA chief

Qatar 'most open country' in Middle East: QTA chief

Qatar is the "most open country" in the Middle East and the eighth most open in the world in terms of visa facilitation, said Hassan Abdulrahman al-Ibrahim, acting chairman, Qatar Tourism Authority.