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Indonesia sends military to help fight health crisis in Papua

Indonesia sends military to help fight health crisis in Papua

Indonesia is deploying military paramedics to carry food and vaccines to a remote part of its easternmost province of Papua, where reports say at least 61 infants died from malnutrition and diseases such as measles.
1/17/2018 9:53:26 AM
Site of sunken Iranian oil tanker found

Site of sunken Iranian oil tanker found

China's Ministry of Transport has identified the location of the Iranian oil tanker that sank at the weekend and has caused several devastating oil slicks, state media said on Wednesday.
1/17/2018 9:34:52 AM
Site of sunken Iranian oil tanker found

Site of sunken Iranian oil tanker found

China's Ministry of Transport has identified the location of the Iranian oil tanker that sank at the weekend and has caused several devastating oil slicks, state media said on Wednesday.
1/17/2018 9:34:49 AM
Hong Kong democracy activist Joshua Wong jailed over protest

Hong Kong democracy activist Joshua Wong jailed over protest

Hong Kong activist Joshua Wong was jailed for the second time Wednesday for his role in mass pro-democracy protests as concern grows that prison terms for young campaigners are shutting down debate in the semi-autonomous city as Beijing increases control.
1/17/2018 9:26:53 AM
Emir condoles with Iraqi president, PM

Emir condoles with Iraqi president, PM

Public Hygiene Law from February 1
1/17/2018 1:31:23 AM
Siege states at bottom of political rights list

Siege states at bottom of political rights list

Authoritarian rulers in Saudi Arabia, the UAE and Egypt last year asserted their interests in reckless ways that perpetuated long-running conflicts in Libya and Yemen and initiated a sudden attempt to blockade Qatar, a hub of international trade and transport,
1/17/2018 1:24:24 AM
Qatar Airways extends global sales promotion

Qatar Airways extends global sales promotion

Qatar Airways has extended its global sales campaign until January 19, offering passengers “amazing deals” on fares across all classes to more than 150 destinations across the airline’s global network.
1/17/2018 1:23:25 AM
OIC calls for peace, tolerance and brotherhood: al-Mahmoud

OIC calls for peace, tolerance and brotherhood: al-Mahmoud

HE the Advisory Council Speaker Ahmed bin Abdullah bin Zaid al-Mahmoud said the Islamic world today is full of all kinds of oppression and injustice and Muslims face serious risks that target their existence and survival as a nation and people.
1/17/2018 1:20:34 AM
First Del Monte F&B store in Qatar launched at HIA

First Del Monte F&B store in Qatar launched at HIA

The first Del Monte F&B store in Qatar has opened at Hamad International Airport (HIA). Located in Concourse A, near Gate A3, the Del Monte store is the newest addition to more than 30 cafes and restaurants currently at the airport.
1/17/2018 1:19:09 AM
Trump and EU urged to put pressure on Syria govt allies

Trump and EU urged to put pressure on Syria govt allies

US President Donald Trump and European Union leaders should increase pressure on President Bashar al-Assad and his allies Russia and Iran to return to talks to end Syria’s civil war, Syria’s chief opposition negotiator said yesterday
1/17/2018 1:18:37 AM
‘Qatar faced challenges with calm and patience’

‘Qatar faced challenges with calm and patience’

The illegal siege of Qatar caused collateral damage across the region, Doha-resident Shan Haider Rizvi told Qatar Urdu Radio’s live show Haqeeqat yesterday. “The region at large was affected by it and countries that imposed the siege had as much to lose as Qatar,” Rizvi, who manages a trading and co
1/17/2018 1:18:03 AM
UN hopes imports will help stave off famine in Yemen as diphtheria spreads

UN hopes imports will help stave off famine in Yemen as diphtheria spreads

United Nations aid agencies called yesterday for the Yemeni port of Hodeidah to remain open beyond Friday, the date set by a Saudi-led military coalition, to permit continued delivery of life-saving goods.
1/17/2018 1:15:55 AM
Farewell ceremony for Azerbaijan envoy

Farewell ceremony for Azerbaijan envoy

Foreign Ministry Secretary General Dr Ahmed bin Hassan al-Hammadi held yesterday a farewell ceremony for Azerbaijan ambassador to Qatar, Dr Tofiq Abdullayev, on the occasion of ending of his tenure in the country.
1/17/2018 1:13:11 AM
Ministry assesses educational progress in private schools

Ministry assesses educational progress in private schools

The department of private schools in the Ministry of Education and Higher Education organised a meeting with the administrations and representatives of the private schools in Qatar in order to determine the progress of the educational process and the challenges faced by the private schools.
1/17/2018 1:12:07 AM
Co-operation protocol on youth, sports inked with Iraq

Co-operation protocol on youth, sports inked with Iraq

HE the Minister of Culture and Sports, Salah bin Ghanem bin Nasser al-Ali signed yesterday with Iraqi Minister of Youth and Sports Abdul-Hussein Abtan a protocol of co-operation between the two ministries in the fields of youth and sports.
1/17/2018 1:10:45 AM
Qatar’s efforts to reduce road accidents hailed

Qatar’s efforts to reduce road accidents hailed

Director General of Traffic, Brigadier Saad bin Mohamed al-Kharji, and Public Health director, Sheikh Dr Mohamed bin Hamad al-Thani, have hailed the efforts being made at different levels in Qatar to reduce road traffic accidents.
1/17/2018 1:03:31 AM
Qatar, El Salvador sign MoU in education sector

Qatar, El Salvador sign MoU in education sector

Qatar and El Salvador yesterday signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) in field of education.
1/17/2018 12:58:40 AM
PM meets Iraqi minister

PM meets Iraqi minister

HE the the Prime Minister and Interior Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa al-Thani met the Minister of Youth and Sports of Iraq Abdul Hussein Abtaan and the accompanying delegation, yesterday.
1/17/2018 12:57:05 AM
DIFI hosts seminar on Qatari families

DIFI hosts seminar on Qatari families

The Doha International Family Institute (DIFI), a member of Qatar Foundation, in collaboration with the Ministry of Administrative Development, Labour and Social Affairs, started yesterday a two-day public seminar titled ‘Qatari Families: Strengths and Challenges’,
1/17/2018 12:56:03 AM
Flexible Qatar Post options for BDS introduced

Flexible Qatar Post options for BDS introduced

Qatar Postal Services Company (Qatar Post) has introduced more flexible options for its Business Delivery Services (BDS).
1/17/2018 12:54:34 AM
New appointments at Nissan Middle East

New appointments at Nissan Middle East

Nissan has announced key management changes to its leadership in the Middle East region. Juergen Schmitz is appointed as managing director of Nissan Middle East and Markus Leithe has been named as the managing director of Infiniti Middle East.
1/17/2018 12:49:31 AM
German union strikes spread to Daimler

German union strikes spread to Daimler

Tens of thousands of German industrial workers downed tools yesterday in support of trade union IG Metall’s demands for a 6% pay rise and a right to the first new cut in weekly working hours since the 1980s.
1/17/2018 12:31:46 AM
Shop Qatar attracts more local, regional, international visitors

Shop Qatar attracts more local, regional, international visitors

Shop Qatar, the country’s biggest shopping festival, has been attracting more domestic, regional and international visitors due to the new visa facilitation measures, a Qatar Tourism Authority official (QTA) has said.
1/17/2018 12:27:09 AM
Bollywood Fashion Show to showcase rich Indian culture

Bollywood Fashion Show to showcase rich Indian culture

An array of unique Indian outfits, which include dresses and designs highlighting bridal, ethnic, and cultural trends, will take centre stage at the Bollywood Fashion Show today at Mondrian Doha.
1/17/2018 12:25:47 AM
Romania set for third PM in seven months

Romania set for third PM in seven months

Romania’s ruling Social Democrats (PSD) has put forward European Parliament lawmaker Viorica Dancila to become prime minister, after power struggles within the party forced out the second premier in seven months.
1/17/2018 12:24:45 AM
‘Fashion and Beauty Park’ proves a hit with shoppers

‘Fashion and Beauty Park’ proves a hit with shoppers

Doha Festival City’s first ‘Fashion and Beauty Park’ proved a hit, with hundreds of visitors enjoying the pop up event designed to guide visitors through their fashion and beauty woes.
1/17/2018 12:24:38 AM
Sheikh Abdullah flies to Kuwait from UAE: family

Sheikh Abdullah flies to Kuwait from UAE: family

A controversial member of Qatar's royal family who accused the United Arab Emirates of detaining him has flown to Kuwait, his family said yesterday.
1/17/2018 12:22:00 AM
Boot camp transforms ideas into tech startups

Boot camp transforms ideas into tech startups

The capacity for innovation to reach beyond boundaries and unite people from different countries in pursuing their collective goal of shaping the future was recently showcased at the first Arab Innovation Academy (AIA).
1/17/2018 12:19:58 AM
Free Pap Smear test offered during awareness campaign

Free Pap Smear test offered during awareness campaign

The Qatar Cancer Society (QCS) has launched a month-long campaign titled ‘Darbek Khadar’ to raise awareness about cervical cancer. Through the campaign, women can do Pap Smear test free in Al Ahli hospital and Al Emadi hospital.
1/17/2018 12:18:39 AM
No more migrant ‘Jungle’ camps, Macron pledges

No more migrant ‘Jungle’ camps, Macron pledges

President Emmanuel Macron has vowed that France would no longer allow migrant camps like the notorious “Jungle” in Calais as he defended a tougher line on immigration that has attracted sharp criticism from some of his allies.
1/17/2018 12:16:40 AM
Brussels recreates rape victim outfits for exhibition

Brussels recreates rape victim outfits for exhibition

A new exhibition in Brussels showcases the stories of student rape victims by recreating the outfits they wore during their assault, inspired by a project created by students at the University of Kansas.
1/17/2018 12:12:18 AM
Danish inventor charged with journalist’s murder

Danish inventor charged with journalist’s murder

Danish prosecutors will seek to have inventor Peter Madsen jailed for life for killing Swedish journalist Kim Wall on his homebuilt submarine in a premeditated murder, possibly by either cutting her throat or strangling her, police said yesterday.
1/17/2018 12:08:54 AM