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UPDATE 1-Lebanon protesters keep pressure on government as reform deadline nears

20 Oct 2019

* PM Hariri proposes reform plan to government partners (Adds comments, IMF report, colour)

Lebanon protesters keep pressure on government as reform deadline nears

20 Oct 2019

BEIRUT, Oct 20 Protesters in Lebanon returned to the streets early on Sunday, keeping pressure on Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri as a self-imposed deadline to deliver a package of badly needed reforms for the country's crumbling economy drew near.

Qatar's dairy company Baladna to raise around $392 million in IPO

17 Oct 2019

BEIRUT Qatari company Baladna, which has built a dairy business in the desert following a trade embargo by Saudi Arabia and its allies, will launch an initial public offering this month that could raise 1.426 billion riyals ($392 million).

Qatar considering bid for 2030 Asian Games

30 Sep 2019

DOHA Qatar is considering a bid for the 2030 Asian Games but has not formally thrown its hat in the ring, a Qatar Olympic Association (QOC) official told Reuters on Monday, its latest effort to establish Doha as a major sports capital.

Games-Qatar considering bid for 2030 Asian Games

30 Sep 2019

DOHA, Sept 30 Qatar is considering a bid for the 2030 Asian Games but has not formally thrown its hat in the ring, a Qatar Olympic Association (QOC) official told Reuters on Monday.

Soccer-World Cup host Qatar sees climate-controlled stadiums as the future

30 Sep 2019

DOHA On a late September evening in Qatar a persistent 35 degree Celsius heat hung outside the 2022 World Cup host's newly-built Al Janoub stadium, but down on the pitch the temperature was a cool 21 degrees.

World Cup host Qatar sees climate-controlled stadiums as the future

30 Sep 2019

DOHA On a late September evening in Qatar a persistent 35 degree Celsius heat hung outside the 2022 World Cup host's newly-built Al Janoub stadium, but down on the pitch the temperature was a cool 21 degrees.

Exclusive: Qatar shortlists partners for North Field expansion, but says it may go it alone

09 Sep 2019

DOHA Qatar has shortlisted international oil firms for a stake in its expanded North Field megaproject, Qatar Petroleum's chief executive told Reuters, but may still choose to go it alone unless majors offer it significant value.

Exclusive: HSBC lands top adviser role in Qatar for first time since Gulf row - sources

21 Jun 2019

DUBAI/DOHA HSBC has been hired by Qatari state-controlled port operator QTerminals to coordinate a planned $500 million (394 million pounds) loan, sources said, the bank's first mandate as top adviser for a deal in Qatar since a row erupted between Doha and its neighbours.

EXCLUSIVE-HSBC gets top adviser role in Qatar for first time since Gulf row - sources

20 Jun 2019

DUBAI/DOHA, June 20 HSBC has been hired by a state-controlled port operator in Qatar, QTerminals, to coordinate a $500 million loan, sources familiar with the matter said, securing its first mandate as top adviser for a deal in Qatar since a regional rift between Doha and its neighbours erupted.

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