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Campaign against abandoned vehicles in Al Daayen Municipality

Campaign against abandoned vehicles in Al Daayen Municipality

A joint campaign to remove abandoned vehicles within the jurisdiction of Al Daayen Municipality was launched Sunday. The initiative is being carried out by the committee to remove abandoned vehicles
1/24/2021 9:06:04 PM
Al-Kuwari leads Qatari delegation to GCC meeting of ministers of commerce and members of Customs Union Authority

Al-Kuwari leads Qatari delegation to GCC meeting of ministers of commerce and members of Customs Union Authority

HE the Minister of Commerce and Industry Ali bin Ahmed al-Kuwari, on Sunday led the Qatari delegation in the meeting that brought together the ministers of commerce and members of the Customs Union Authority of the GCC States
1/24/2021 8:52:41 PM
QIB voted ‘Best Islamic Bank in Qatar’ by IFN readers for 2nd year

QIB voted ‘Best Islamic Bank in Qatar’ by IFN readers for 2nd year

Qatar Islamic Bank (QIB) has been recognised as the ‘Best Islamic Bank in Qatar’ by Islamic Finance News (IFN) for the second consecutive year.
1/24/2021 8:28:59 PM
Qatar Chamber to hold 1st virtual general assembly meeting on February 15

Qatar Chamber to hold 1st virtual general assembly meeting on February 15

Qatar Chamber has announced that it will hold its first online general assembly meeting (GAM) on February 15
1/24/2021 8:25:29 PM
Qatar's growth helps maintain GECF’s status as largest coalition of global LNG supplier: Sentyurin

Qatar's growth helps maintain GECF’s status as largest coalition of global LNG supplier: Sentyurin

Natural gas will be the fastest-growing fossil fuel in the global energy mix, increasing its share from the currently 23% to 28% by 2050, with the GECF members representing 52% of that share, according to the Gas Exporting Countries Forum.
1/24/2021 8:22:07 PM
Robust tech infrastructure at CT2 at Hamad Port to enhance Qatar's share in Mideast trade

Robust tech infrastructure at CT2 at Hamad Port to enhance Qatar's share in Mideast trade

Qatar's share in the overall Middle East trade is expected to significantly increase with the robust technological infrastructure supporting the Hamad Port's second container terminal (CT2).
1/24/2021 8:16:18 PM
QSE remains above 10,700 level as foreign funds turn bullish

QSE remains above 10,700 level as foreign funds turn bullish

The Qatar Stock Exchange Sunday witnessed foreign funds turn bullish even as it closed 29 points lower but remained above 10,700 levels.
1/24/2021 8:12:19 PM
Qatar Airways raises over QR3.8mn for Educate A Child

Qatar Airways raises over QR3.8mn for Educate A Child

Qatar Airways announced Sunday that it has raised over QR3.8mn for Education Above All (EAA) Foundation’s programme, Educate A Child (EAC), during 2019 and 2020.
1/24/2021 8:05:48 PM
Alleged drug lord dubbed 'Asia's El Chapo' arrested in Amsterdam

Alleged drug lord dubbed 'Asia's El Chapo' arrested in Amsterdam

The alleged ringleader of Asia's biggest crime syndicate and one of the world's most wanted men has been arrested in the Netherlands, with Australian authorities pushing Sunday for his extradition to face trial.
1/24/2021 7:07:11 PM
Cold, slightly cloudy weather expected Sunday night

Cold, slightly cloudy weather expected Sunday night

Weather inshore Sunday night until 6am Monday will be cold with some clouds and hazy at places later, the Department of Meteorology said in its daily weather report.
1/24/2021 7:00:05 PM
Indonesia's coast guard seizes Iranian and Panamanian tankers

Indonesia's coast guard seizes Iranian and Panamanian tankers

Indonesia said on Sunday its coast guard had seized the Iranian-flagged MT Horse and the Panamanian-flagged MT Frea vessels over suspected illegal fuel transfers off the country's waters.
1/24/2021 6:53:08 PM
Gunmen kill six Malian soldiers in coordinated attacks

Gunmen kill six Malian soldiers in coordinated attacks

Gunmen in Mali killed at least six soldiers and wounded 18 others in two coordinated attacks in the centre of the African nation on Sunday morning, an army spokesman said.
1/24/2021 6:36:04 PM
MoPH reports 247 cases, 118 recoveries

MoPH reports 247 cases, 118 recoveries

Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) today reported 247 new cases of coronavirus (Coivd-19) and 118 people recovered from the virus in the last 24 hours, bringing the total number of people recovered in Qatar to 144,740.
1/24/2021 4:02:59 PM
Works start on the roads and infrastructure project in South Al Meshaf

Works start on the roads and infrastructure project in South Al Meshaf

The Public Works Authority ‘Ashghal’ announced the commencement of works on the Roads and Infrastructure Project in South Al Meshaf, which aims to develop internal streets in the area and improve the traffic safety on them as well as upgrade infrastructure facilities to respond to residents’ needs a
1/24/2021 3:45:08 PM
Kuwait Amir appoints HH Sheikh Sabah Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah as Prime Minister

Kuwait Amir appoints HH Sheikh Sabah Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah as Prime Minister

HH the Amir of Kuwait Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah issued today an Amiri Decree appointing HH Sheikh Sabah Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah as Prime Minister.
1/24/2021 2:49:39 PM
FIFA World Cup legacy programme highlights SC’s commitment to education

FIFA World Cup legacy programme highlights SC’s commitment to education

Every year, on 24 January, educators and students around the world mark the International Day of Education. The global observance proclaimed by the United Nations General Assembly aims to raise awareness about the role education plays in peace and development around the world. For its part, the Supr
1/24/2021 2:38:58 PM
QRCS strengthens humanitarian co-operation with MSF

QRCS strengthens humanitarian co-operation with MSF

Ali bin Hassan Al-Hammadi, Secretary-General of Qatar Red Crescent Society (QRCS), met today Antoine Bieler, Humanitarian Representative of Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) in the Middle East and North Africa.
1/24/2021 2:04:48 PM
MOI Juvenile Police Department signs agreement with Behavioral Healthcare Center

MOI Juvenile Police Department signs agreement with Behavioral Healthcare Center

The Ministry of the Interior, represented by the Juvenile Police Department, signed a cooperation agreement with the Behavioral Healthcare Center, on Sunday at the officers Club of the General Directorate of Civil Defense to enhance cooperation between the two parties in the areas of exchange of exp
1/24/2021 1:49:08 PM
Indian embassy to hold online Open House

Indian embassy to hold online Open House

The ambassador of India will hold Open House on Thursday, 28 January, 2021 from 03:00 pm to listen and redress any urgent labour and consular issues of the Indian nationals in the State of Qatar.
1/24/2021 12:35:36 PM
HMC’s Tobacco Control Center opens new smoking cessation Clinic at Hazm Mebaireek General Hospital

HMC’s Tobacco Control Center opens new smoking cessation Clinic at Hazm Mebaireek General Hospital

The new clinic will operate currently on Mondays, with plans to expand clinic hours to cope with future demands as needed.
1/24/2021 12:03:31 PM
China rescues seven miners after 14 days trapped underground: CCTV

China rescues seven miners after 14 days trapped underground: CCTV

Chinese rescuers pulled seven gold miners to safety on Sunday 14 days after they were trapped by an underground explosion, state broadcaster CCTV reported, with at least four others still believed to be alive in the mine.
1/24/2021 10:30:26 AM
Poirier knocks out McGregor in stunning UFC upset

Poirier knocks out McGregor in stunning UFC upset

Dustin Poirier knocked out Conor McGregor in the second round of their UFC lightweight bout in Abu Dhabi Sunday to register revenge over the Irish superstar.
1/24/2021 9:31:03 AM
Biden speaks with Trudeau in first foreign leader call as US president

Biden speaks with Trudeau in first foreign leader call as US president

In his first call to a foreign leader as US president, Joe Biden spoke with Canadian counterpart Justin Trudeau on Friday on a number of topics and made plans to continue the conversation next month, Ottawa and Washington said in separate statements.
1/24/2021 12:26:16 AM
Pakistan’s Bilawal told to ‘show numbers’

Pakistan’s Bilawal told to ‘show numbers’

Senior Pakistan Muslim League – Nawaz (PML-N) leader Ahsan Iqbal has asked Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari to “show numbers” to back up his suggestion of a no-confidence motion against the incumbent government, pointing out that a similar effort had previously failed.
1/24/2021 12:24:42 AM
Beach Private Gazebo at St Regis offers great views, good food

Beach Private Gazebo at St Regis offers great views, good food

The St Regis Doha has added a new attraction – Beach Private Gazebo – for guests to enjoy a desert-like atmosphere on the beach along with signature Lebanese dishes during the pleasant winter evenings.
1/24/2021 12:17:03 AM
Jaguar takes the F-PACE SVR to the ‘next level’

Jaguar takes the F-PACE SVR to the ‘next level’

The new Jaguar F-PACE SVR is now “faster, more dynamic and more refined than ever”, as the pinnacle of the performance SUV range is “elevated to another level thanks to the latest enhancements by the Jaguar SV team”.
1/24/2021 12:13:46 AM
Protests sharpen in Tunisia

Protests sharpen in Tunisia

Hundreds of people marched in central Tunis yesterday against inequality and police brutality, in defiance of a ban on demonstrations and as security forces tried to block off the city’s main central avenue.
1/24/2021 12:06:14 AM
Wuhan marks a year since Covid lockdown as others scramble

Wuhan marks a year since Covid lockdown as others scramble

The Chinese city of Wuhan marked one year since the start of its traumatic 76-day coronavirus lockdown yesterday, while the pandemic raged elsewhere and governments scrambled to put in place new measures.
1/24/2021 12:04:38 AM
Modi pays tribute to legendary freedom fighter

Modi pays tribute to legendary freedom fighter

Paying homage to legendary freedom fighter Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose on his 125th birth anniversary, Prime Minister Narendra Modi yesterday said the country is following in his footsteps and working towards creating an India Netaji once dreamt of.
1/24/2021 12:03:25 AM
Pandemic forces children into labour market

Pandemic forces children into labour market

Omar’s heart sinks when he trudges past his closed school gates in the Jordanian capital Amman — now part of his trip to work, to repair and clean kerosene heaters.
1/24/2021 12:02:22 AM
Shamal aim for Qatar basketball league title hat-trick

Shamal aim for Qatar basketball league title hat-trick

Al Shamal are aiming for a hat-trick of Qatar Men’s Basketball League titles when they take on Al Gharafa in the final today at the Al Gharafa Indoor Hall.
1/23/2021 11:59:33 PM
Police retain Qatar Volleyball League title

Police retain Qatar Volleyball League title

Police defended their Qatar Volleyball League title after they routed Al Khor 3-0 (25-16, 25-16, 25-13) at the Al Arabi Indoor Hall yesterday. With the win, Police reaped an unassailable 43 points, with the Qatar SC and Al Arabi are on 36 and 31 points respectively.
1/23/2021 11:57:31 PM