Doha

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speaking school

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of America , which supports units around the world, as well as Girl Scouts of the USA). British Scouts are represented in Doha by the 1st Doha Scout Group. There is a Beaver Colony at Sherborne School and a Cub Pack at Doha English Speaking School (DESS). The Olympic


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. The Doha venue enabled on-site public protest to be excluded. Necessary agenda concessions were made to include the interests of developing countries, which were learning how to form their own powerful negotiating blocs. Thus, the current round is called the Doha Development Round. *Canadian federal election, 2006: Opposition leader (Leader of the Opposition (Canada)) Stephen Harper introduces a motion of no confidence in the Canadian House of Commons. With the support of all opposition parties (List of political parties in Canada), it is expected to pass on Monday, toppling Prime Minister (Prime Minister of Canada) Paul Martin's minority (minority government) Liberals (Liberal Party of Canada) and forcing a campaign spanning the holiday season. (CBC) (BBC) * There are further calls in the media (Media of the UK) and Parliament (British House of Commons) of the United Kingdom for Prime Minister Tony Blair to publish a full account of his discussions with US President Bush (George W. Bush) on the bombing of Al Jazeera TV station headquarters in Doha. A memo on the conversation has been partly leaked to the ''Daily Mirror'' newspaper, before the Official Secrets Act was invoked. (Guardian) The widow of journalist Tareq Ayyoub, who was killed in the 2003 bombing of Al Jazeera offices in Baghdad, says she is considering legal action against the US government. (Adnki) Al Jazeera staff later staged a 15 minute symbolic walk-out from all their offices around the world in protest. (BBC) His latest projects for 2009 include Jean-Georges at Aria (Aria Resort And Casino) in Las Vegas, a restaurant in the Mark Hotel in NYC, a Market and Spice Market in the W Hotel in Doha and a J&G Steakhouse in Scottsdale, Arizona and Washington, D.C.. J&G Steakhouse opened opposite the White House in the W Hotel in 2009. J&G Steak House (Washington) website Chauhan sung for the Hindi-dubbed version of Disney (Disney Channel)'s movie, ''High School Musical'' — songs which were sung by Vanessa Anne Hudgens in the English version. Moreover, she was the singer of the English language song "Reach Out" at the opening ceremony of the 2006 Asian Games at Doha, Qatar. 1992 * Sheraton Doha Resort & Convention Hotel, Doha, Qatar '''Ellerbe Becket''', an AECOM Company, is a Minneapolis (Minneapolis, Minnesota), Minnesota-based architectural (architecture), engineering, interior design and construction firm – ranked as one of the world's largest architectural firms International Directory of Company Histories, Vol. 41. St. James Press, 2001 (via fundinguniverse.com) – and with offices in Dallas, TX, Kansas City, MO, San Francisco, CA, Washington, DC, Dubai, United Arab Emirates and Doha, Qatar. In the second group game, Australia drew 0–0 with China with Mark Schwarzer saving a penalty in the last few minutes. In their 3rd out of 6 qualifiers on Sunday, 1 June, Australia beat Iraq at Suncorp Stadium, Brisbane, 1–0, with a headed goal from Harry Kewell proving the difference between the two teams early in the 2nd half of play. In the return match in Dubai, Iraq defeated Australia 1–0 through a wonder strike from Emad Mohammed. Australia then defeated Qatar 3–1 on 14 June in Doha to progress to the fourth round of the AFC (Asian Football Confederation) qualifiers. Their final game in 3rd round qualifying ended in a 1–0 home defeat to China (China national football team). stadium Grand Hamad Stadium location WikiPedia:Doha Commons:Doha


open title

Amélie Mauresmo and her first Qatar Total Open title in Doha, defeating Svetlana Kuznetsova in the final. She also reached US$14 million in career prize money and on 19 March, regained the World No. 1 ranking. Asha is a successful restaurateur and runs restaurants in Dubai and Kuwait, called Asha's. Asha's offers traditional north-western Indian cuisine. It has a presence in the Wafi City development in Dubai, as well as three restaurants


weekly international

- Transportation Chabahar is connected to multimodal transportation through air, sea and roads. Its Konarak Airport has twice daily flights to the capital Tehran, thrice weekly flights to Zahedan and twice weekly flights to Mashhad, Shiraz and Bandar Abbas. It has also a weekly international flight to Doha and Dubai and a biweekly flight to Mascat. Chabahar has two jetties that connect it to international waterways. Iranian contractors are developing both jetties to provide port facilities for handling of 6 million tons of goods a year; this is expected to be completed by 2011. Chabahar is connected to national road networks. Chabahar-Bandar Abbas, Chabahar-Iranshahr-Kerman, Chabahar-Iranshahr-Zahedan-Mashahd and Chabahar-Iranshahr-Zahedan-Milak (Milak, Iran) (on the Afghanistan border) are four main routes connecting Chabahar to national and international roads. *4th ACD Ministerial Meeting: April 4–6, 2005 in Islamabad, Pakistan *5th ACD Ministerial Meeting: May 23–24, 2006 in Doha, Qatar *6th ACD Ministerial Meeting: June 5–6, 2007 in Seoul, South Korea January 10, 2005 Doha, Qatar Hard Domestic carrier Jet Airways has being granted permission to operate some international routes, Doha and Muscat (Muscat, Oman). The airline has started its operation from Calicut International Airport from 23 January 2008. It is expected that Deccan (Deccan (airline)) will soon follow the path of Jet Airways in August 2008 when it will have completed five years of flying experience to be eligible for international routes. 2010 Srebotnik teamed up with Květa Peschke in 2010 and won the WTA tournaments of Indian Wells (2010 BNP Paribas Open) (defeating Nadia Petrova and Samantha Stosur in the finals) and New Haven (defeating Bethanie Mattek-Sands and Meghann Shaughnessy), and reached the final of the WTA Championships in Doha, where they lost to Gisela Dulko and Flavia Pennetta 7–5, 6–4. thumb right Grand Mosque (Kuwait) Grand Mosque (File:Iphone 3250.jpg) in Kuwait City is one of the biggest mosques in the region West Asia largely corresponds with the term the Middle East. However, the usage of the term Middle East is slowly fading out due to its obvious Eurocentrism as the region is east of Europe ''but'' it is south of Russia and west of India. West Asia consists of Turkey, Syria, Armenia, Georgia (Georgia (country)), Azerbaijan, Iraq, Iran, Lebanon, Jordan, Israel, Palestinian territories, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Bahrain, Qatar, United Arab Emirates, Oman and Yemen. The region is the historical birthplace of Abrahamic religions: Judaism, Christianity and Islam. Today, the region is almost 93% Muslim and is dominated by Islamic politics. Culturally, the region is Turkish (Turkish people), Arab and Persian (Persian people). Iraq is a unique example of Persian (Persian people), Turkish (Turkish people) and Arab culture. Many of the Arab countries are desert and thus many nomadic groups exist today. On the other hand, modern metropolises also exist on the shifting sands: Abu Dhabi, Amman, Riyadh, Doha and Muscat (Muscat, Oman). The climate is mostly of a desert climate however some of the coastal regions have a more temperate climate. On the other hand, the Anatolian plateau (Anatolia) (Turkey, Georgia (Georgia (country)), Armenia) is very mountainous and thus has a more temperate climate while the coasts have a distinct mediterranean climate. The Persian Plateau (Iran, Azerbaijan, Afghanistan, Iraq and Turkmenistan) has a diverse terrain, it is mainly mountainous with portions of desert, steppe and tropical forest on the coast of the Caspian Sea. West Asian cuisine (Middle Eastern cuisine) is a fusion of Turkish (Turkish cuisine), Arabian (Arabian cuisine), North African (North African cuisine) and Persian cuisine. It is immensely rich and diverse. The literature is also immensely rich with Arabic (Arabic literature), Turkish (Turkish literature) and Persian literature dominating. One of the most famous literary works of West Asia is 1001 Arabian Nights. - Doha WikiPedia:Doha Commons:Doha


featured sports

- 1981 Doha, Qatar 17 For the first time, the 17th edition (2004 Gulf Cup of Nations) of the tournament, held in Doha, Qatar in 2004, featured sports such as handball (team handball), basketball, and volleyball. The 2007 (2007 Gulf Cup of Nations) and 2009 (2009 Gulf Cup of Nations) tournaments included these sports as well. Another major point that helped Qatar improve the competition was the fact that Al Jazeera Sports, the leading sports channel in West Asia, and North Africa is based in Doha. Al Jazeera Sports won broadcasting rights (broadcast) to the 2004, and exclusively in the 2009 Gulf Cup (2009 Gulf Cup of Nations) http: gulfnews.com sport football uae-fans-could-be-deprived-of-gulf-cup-action-1.43346 - Al Jazeera win rights from Abu Dhabi & Dubai Sports, in a competition that was brodcasted freely just a decade ago after a deal ending in $23.5 million, http: m.sportbusiness.com news 168199 al-jazeera-acquires-gulf-cup-rights - Al Jazeera Sports receive full broadcasting rights for 23.5 million dollars and dramatically reformed the Gulf Cup of Arabian Nations by hosting numerous talk shows and documentaries, on top of filming in HD (High definition video) and perfecting camerawork of matches. http: www.wtvision.com 290 wtvision-broadcasts-real-time-statistics-at-2009-gulf-cup-in-oman.htm - Al Jazeera Sports offer the Gulf Cup in HD for the first time, and offer further enhanced visual graphics birth_date WikiPedia:Doha Commons:Doha


game international

International friendly (Exhibition game) - -style "background-color:#CCFFCC" 20 November 14, 2011 Doha, Qatar 2–0 W Jonas (Jonas Gonçalves Oliveira) (2) Thiago Silva (Thiago Silva (footballer)) International friendly (Exhibition game) - Construction of Terminal 3 began in 2004 as next stage of phase 2 of the development, with an estimated cost of around $4.55 billion. Originally planned for completion in 2006, the date

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world international

. The first ''Boomerang'' was built at Reino Aventura (now Six Flags México) of Mexico City, Mexico in 1982. WikiPedia:Doha Commons:Doha


personal collection

tollfree fax image Mathaf ship.JPG hours Sa-Th 11AM-6PM, F 3-9PM, M closed price Free content A specially designed building housing a collection of modern art from the Arab world, based on a personal collection amassed by Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani. The museum also hosts occasional exhibits featuring internationally-recognized contemporary artists. An hourly shuttle service provides free transportation between MIA and Mathaf Wed Thu Sat Sun 11am-5pm, Fri 3pm-8pm, no shuttle Mon Tue; driving time between the two museums is 25-45 minutes. * WikiPedia:Doha Commons:Doha


performing heavy

SriLankan Airlines recently won the contract of performing heavy maintenance checks on 26 of the 50 Airbus A320-200 operated by IndiGo. SriLankan has been receiving contracts for the past 4 years to perform maintenance checks (aircraft maintenance checks) on IndiGo aircraft. IndiGo is believed to outsource its aircraft to SriLankan because of the unbearable tax imposed on the local MRO providers making them unfavorable when compared to the MRO providers in Sri Lanka.


games record

newsid 58740.html Home team ready to shine in Guangzhou – Asian Games Preview . IAAF (2010-11-19). Retrieved on 2010-11-28. Following a six-month break, he marked his return to form at the 2010 Asian Games (Athletics at the 2010 Asian Games). A crowd of 70,000 gathered at the Guangdong Olympic Stadium to see him in the final and he easily won his third consecutive title at the competition, breaking the Games record (List of Asian Games records in athletics) with a run of 13.09&nbsp;seconds – making him the third fastest athlete that season. 70,000 watch Liu Xiang fly to 13.09sec victory – Asian Games, Day 4. IAAF (2010-11-25). Retrieved on 2010-11-28. She hoped to put her World Championships no-mark performance behind her by aiming for a world indoor record at the 2010 IAAF World Indoor Championships. World Indoor Athletics 2010: Yelena Isinbayeva aims for new pole vault record. ''Daily Telegraph'' (11 March 2010). Retrieved on 7 February 2011. The Russian cleared her opening height of 4.60&nbsp;m at the championships in Doha, but she faltered at 4.75&nbsp;m and she ended up in fourth place and outside of the medals for a second consecutive time. Ramsak, Bob (14 March 2010). Doha 2010 – Murer upgrades to gold in women's Pole Vault. IAAF. Retrieved on 7 February 2011. Following another disappointment at a major championships, she decided to take time out from the sport to recuperate, saying: "A break from competing is absolutely necessary for me. After more than eight years of very hard training and competing at the highest levels both indoors and outdoors each year I need to step back in order for my body to properly recover". Pole vaulter Yelena Isinbayeva takes indefinite break. BBC Sport (10 April 2010). Retrieved on 7 February 2011. Scheduled to run at the IAAF Super Grand Prix in Doha on 8 May, Powell withdrew from the event, citing the need for sufficient time for his injured ankle to properly heal. WikiPedia:Doha Commons:Doha

Doha

thumb Satellite view of Doha (File:Doha, Qatar Astronaut Imagery.JPG) '''Doha''' ( '', literally: "the big tree") is the capital city of Qatar and is located on the coast of the Persian Gulf, it had a population of 1,312,947 in 2013. Doha is Qatar's largest city, with over 60% of the nation's population residing in Doha or its surrounding suburbs, and is also the economic centre of the country. It is also one of the municipalities of Qatar.

Doha also serves as the seat of government of Qatar. Doha is home to the Education City, an area devoted to research and education. Doha was the site of the first ministerial-level meeting of the Doha Development Round of World Trade Organization negotiations. The city of Doha held the 2006 Asian Games, the largest of the series (Asian Games) held to that time.

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