Saturday 23 June 2018
Sheikh Hamad

Qatari fund buys UK's Heritage Oil for $1.6bn

British oil company Heritage Oil agreed a 924 million pound ($1.6 billion) takeover offer from a fund owned by the former chief executive of Qatar's sovereign wealth fund. Heritage, whose main oil production is in Nigeria, sai


Former Qatari PM replaced as head of sovereign fund

Qatar's former prime minister Sheikh Hamad bin Jassim Al-Thani has been replaced as deputy head of the country's powerful sovereign wealth fund in a restructuring move ordered by the country's new emir, the state news agency report


Smooth Qatar handover rooted in turbulent past

Qatar's outgoing emir wanted to abdicate while he was still able to help his 33-year-old heir consolidate his authority, so ensuring minimal discord inside the royal family.   While no one other than outgoing

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