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see QatarQatar
or Katar
, officially State of Qatar, independent emirate (2015 est. pop. 2,482,000), c.4,400 sq mi (11,400 sq km), E Arabia, coextensive with the Qatar peninsula, which projects into the Persian Gulf. The capital and largest city is Doha.
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, Katar
a state in E Arabia, occupying a peninsula in the Persian Gulf: under Persian rule until the 19th century; became a British protectorate in 1916; declared independence in 1971; exports petroleum and natural gas. Official language: Arabic. Official religion: (Sunni) Muslim. Currency: riyal. Capital: Doha. Pop.: 619 000 (2004 est.). Area: about 11 000 sq. km (4250 sq. miles)
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** Emphasis on aid sent from Turkey (Katar'a destek, Katar'a gida, Turk urunleri, sut urunleri, gida urunleri, ihtiyac, dayanisma, yardim, muhtac)
He has currently a late 18th- or early 19th-century katar, made in one of the princely states under Mughal influence, the handle set with emeralds, rubies and rose-cut diamonds (75,000 [pounds sterling]).
If you engage the management of Katar Band Road Industries Association before taking any actions, we believe that this problem can be addressed to a great extent.
Lathman, Katar, Yonge (all electrical and computer engineers at a Florida technology company), and Gavette (information science, U.
On May 25, 2013, a Bulgarian delegation, led by the SSA Chairman Prof Petar Slaveykov, is leaving for Katar to iron out the last details in the memorandum for partnership in livestock breeding.
During the Alliance Peace Summit Lysette Nolan, a surgeon from the modern world meets Prince Katar of Treborel whose people rely strictly on the ancient art of the Empathic Healing.
"The Katar Legacy" is the first book in the Katar fantasy series from Tobin Loshento as he tells of the return of the Tarth, ancient evils of the past that threaten the cities after millenia of rule by the five families.
Pibor county commissioner Joshua Konyi told Sudan Tribune last week that mobilisation is allegedly being carried out in Katar area of Pibor, home to members of Yau Yau's Murle tribe.
Bu zirvenin sonrasinda, istanbul isbirligi Girisimi (istanbul Cooperation Initiative-ICI) catisi altinda gerceklesen ilk etkinlik olarak, NATO ve Katar tarafindan enerji guvenligine odaklanan bir calistay duzenlenmistir.
The body of Naqibullah, who was kidnapped three days back, was found in the Katar Qala area, the district chief, Zalmay Yousafzai, told Pajhwok Afghan News.
According to the resolution, having endorsement of the industrialists of Faisalabad, Sialkot, Sheikhupura and Gujranwala Chambers of Commerce and Industry, Lahore Township Industrial Estate, Katar Band Road, Ferozepur Road Industrial Association and other industrial and trade associations, the government was urged to ensure distribution of available gas to all the provinces without any discrimination as the gas load shedding for only Punjab is a sheer injustice.