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 (kä′tər, KHŭt′ər, kə-tär′)
A country of eastern Arabia on a peninsula in the southwest Persian Gulf. A traditional monarchy, it was a British protectorate from 1916 until 1971, when it became independent. Oil was first produced commercially in 1949, and its production still dominates Qatar's economy. Doha is the capital and the largest city.

Qa·tar′i adj. & n.


(kæˈtɑːrɪ) or


1. (Placename) of or relating to Qatar or its inhabitants
2. (Peoples) of or relating to Qatar or its inhabitants
(Peoples) a native or inhabitant of Qatar
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Qatari - a native or inhabitant of Qatar
Katar, Qatar, State of Katar, State of Qatar - an Arab country on the peninsula of Qatar; achieved independence from the United Kingdom in 1971; the economy is dominated by oil
Arab, Arabian - a member of a Semitic people originally from the Arabian peninsula and surrounding territories who speaks Arabic and who inhabits much of the Middle East and northern Africa
Adj.1.Qatari - of or concerning Qatar or its inhabitants; "the Qatari ruling family"; "Qatari oil wells"
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Sheikh Sultan bin Suhaim Al Thani -- photo taken from Youtube CAIRO -- 13 March 2018: Qatari royal Sheikh Sultan Bin Suhaim Al Thani repeated his vows to the Qatari people that they "will continue their mission to restore Qatar to its natural position and get rid of the corrupted ruling regime, which brought us and our neighbors disasters and threatened our security and stability.
In a letter sent the UNSC on Friday, Qatari authorities said a Bahraini military aircraft overflew the exclusive economic zone of Qatar on February 28, Al-Jazeera reported.
Tribune News Network Doha Qatar Chamber Vice Chairman Mohammed bin Ahmed bin Tawar al Kuwari met with Guillaume Pepy, the CEO of the French Railway Company and Chairman of the Qatari French Committee at MEDEF International, and his accompanying delegation in Doha, a press statement said on Sunday.
Director of the Institute of Advanced National Defence Studies Lieutenant General Bernard de Courreges d'Ustou and his accompanying delegation visited the simulations centre of the operations and training institute of the Qatari Emiri Land Forces.
The Social & Economic Survey Research Institute (SESRI) organized an event on February 25 to unveil the results of a survey study on the Qatari citizens points of view about the Qatars blockade from a legal, political, economic, and social perspective.
24 (BNA): The UAE has renewed its rejection and condemnation of the Qatari practices of targeting military and civilian aviation, threatening regional security and peace, endangering regional and international air safety and violating relevant international conventions and treaties.
Qatar Chamber of Commerce and Industry (QCCI) has announced that a delegation of more than 55 Qatari businessmen will travel to Kuwait on Tuesday led by Sheikh Khalifa bin Jassim bin Mohammed Al -Thani, QCCI Chairman.
THAR -- Wild life department Sindh has registered case against Qatari hunting group led by Qatari prince Sheikh Fahd Abdullah Abdul Rehman Al-Sanie for illegally hunting in the area specified for UAE royal family.
Sep 19, 2017, SPA -- The Arab Federation for Human Rights "AFHR" calls upon the United Nations Human Rights Council "UNHRC" to add the case of Qatari tribe of Al-Ghufran to its agenda and to intervene urgently to stop the Qatari government's violations to the rights of Al-Ghufran Qatari tribe's members.
Summary: Saudi Arabia also banned the entry of Qatari nationals into the kingdom unless they are going for Umrah or Haj
DOHA -- The Foreign Ministry has expressed its surprise at the announcement by Saudi Arabia to limit the transfer of Qatari pilgrims to Saudi Arabian Airlines only.
Summary: Qatari pilgrims began arriving in Saudi Arabia Thursday, Saudi media reported, after Riyadh said it was opening up its border and airports for those attending the annual hajj pilgrimage despite a diplomatic rift that cut travel ties.