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Qatar makes first payment against Typhoon buy
September 20, 2018

Qatar's programme to acquire 24 Eurofighter Typhoons and nine BAE Systems Hawk advanced jet trainers has come into effect, after Doha made its first financial commitment against the deal.

'The contract, valued at approximately £5 billion [$6.6 billion], has become effective with receipt of the first payment,' BAE"...

Qatar ambassador visits field hospitals in Gaza
September 20, 2018

Qatar’s Ambassador to Palestine has visited the field hospitals established in the Gaza Strip by the Jordanian and Moroccan authorities, reported on Tuesday.

Mohammed Al-Emadi met with officials and staff of the Jordanian military field hospital in Gaza before touring the facilities. During his visit, he hailed Jordan’s"...

Qatar's Nebras to buy majority of Dutch solar developer ZEN
September 20, 2018

A Dutch affiliate of Qatar’s Nebras QSC has agreed to take control of solar plants developer and operator Zon Exploitatie Nederland Holding BV (ZEN), it was announced over the weekend.

Nebras Power Investment Management BV has signed a deal to buy a 75% stake in ZEN, which currently has 96 MW of solar capacity in operation, under"...

September 20, 2018

Qatar Airways has taken delivery of two more Boeing 777 freighters, in what the airline has described as a “further sign of the airline’s continued investment in its fleet and commitment to securing its position as the world’s leading cargo carrier”.

In July this year, the Middle East carrier finalised its order for five B777Fs at the 2018 Farnborough International Airshow. The deal, valued at $1.7bn at current list prices, was"...

September 20, 2018

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras and Qatar’s Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Affairs Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al-Thani agreed on Wednesday to step up efforts to boost bilateral collaboration.

During a one-day visit to Athens, the Qatari official also held meetings with Greek President Prokopis Pavlopoulos and Foreign Minister Nikos Kotzias.

No statements were made to the press, but according to an e-mailed statement from the Greek prime minister’s office, the two sides agreed"...