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117 new Covid-19 cases, 135 recoveries Friday in Qatar

117 new Covid-19 cases, 135 recoveries Friday in Qatar

The Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) reported Friday 79 new confirmed cases of Covid-19 among community and 38 among travelers.
9/17/2021 7:18:07 PM
Sixth Qatari plane carrying humanitarian aid arrives in Kabul

Sixth Qatari plane carrying humanitarian aid arrives in Kabul

The sixth Qatari plane carrying humanitarian aid provided by Qatar Charity, in coordination with the Qatar Fund for Development, arrived Friday at Kabul International Airport in the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan.
9/17/2021 6:43:10 PM
Qatar Airways joins ICAO Global Coalition for Sustainable Aviation

Qatar Airways joins ICAO Global Coalition for Sustainable Aviation

Qatar Airways is pleased to announce its participation on the Global Coalition for Sustainable Aviation of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), becoming the first airline in the Middle East to join the global coalition
9/17/2021 6:33:51 PM
Posters, meetings mark start of Shura poll drive

Posters, meetings mark start of Shura poll drive

Campaigning for the Shura Council election has started around Qatar following the announcement of the final list on Wednesday, with candidates putting up boards, banners and posters in different constituencies as well as holding campaign meetings.
9/17/2021 12:41:09 AM
New York says UNGA delegates must be vaccinated, angering Russia

New York says UNGA delegates must be vaccinated, angering Russia

All leaders and diplomats attending the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) in New York next week will have to provide proof of vaccination, the city government said on Wednesday, sparking anger from Russia.
9/17/2021 12:38:30 AM
Qatar partakes in meeting of GCC Ministerial Council

Qatar partakes in meeting of GCC Ministerial Council

Qatar participated yesterday in the 149th session of the Ministerial Council of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) at the GCC General Secretariat headquarters in Riyadh.
9/17/2021 12:20:47 AM
Trudeau hammers election rival’s Covid-19 approach

Trudeau hammers election rival’s Covid-19 approach

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, seeking to carve out a lead ahead of a September 20 election, accused his main rival yesterday of showing weak leadership in the fight against the coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic.
9/17/2021 12:18:17 AM
US, UK, Australia form security alliance

US, UK, Australia form security alliance

The US, UK and Australia are setting up a trilateral security partnership aimed at confronting China, which will include helping Australia to build nuclear-powered submarines.
9/17/2021 12:16:50 AM
Malaysian holiday island opens as tourism restarts

Malaysian holiday island opens as tourism restarts

Visitors flocked to the Malaysian island of Langkawi yesterday as it became the country’s first holiday hotspot to reopen after a coronavirus lockdown that has hammered the vital tourism industry.
9/17/2021 12:11:31 AM
Three killed, dozens injured as shallow quake hits China’s Sichuan

Three killed, dozens injured as shallow quake hits China’s Sichuan

Three people were killed and dozens injured when a shallow earthquake struck southwestern China yesterday, triggering the second-highest level of emergency response by rescuers in Sichuan province.
9/17/2021 12:09:24 AM
Duterte ‘will not co-operate with ICC drug war probe’

Duterte ‘will not co-operate with ICC drug war probe’

President Rodrigo Duterte will not co-operate with the International Criminal Court’s probe into the Philippines’ drug war, his lawyer said yesterday, after its judges found the crackdown could be a crime against humanity.
9/17/2021 12:06:48 AM
Indonesia court finds president negligent in pollution lawsuit

Indonesia court finds president negligent in pollution lawsuit

An Indonesian court ordered yesterday President Joko Widodo and other senior government officials to improve the hazardous air quality of the capital Jakarta after finding them guilty of environmental negligence in a civil lawsuit.
9/17/2021 12:04:54 AM
Malaysian holiday island opens as tourism restarts

Malaysian holiday island opens as tourism restarts

Visitors flocked to the Malaysian island of Langkawi yesterday as it became the country’s first holiday hotspot to reopen after a coronavirus lockdown that has hammered the vital tourism industry.
9/16/2021 11:53:40 PM
QOC holds workshop to prepare Team Qatar 2030 plan with sports clubs

QOC holds workshop to prepare Team Qatar 2030 plan with sports clubs

HE the President of the Qatar Olympic Committee (QOC) Sheikh Joaan bin Hamad al-Thani held a workshop with presidents and executive directors of sports clubs on Thursday to discuss Qatar’s strategy to prepare national teams for the Doha 2030 Asian Games.
9/16/2021 11:49:44 PM
Boussafi’s brace leads Duhail to victory over Arabi

Boussafi’s brace leads Duhail to victory over Arabi

Rabh Boussafi struck a brace as Al Duhail secured a 2-1 win over Al Arabi, while reigning champions Al Sadd fought back from a goal down to beat Qatar SC 3-1 in QNB Stars League on Thursday.
9/16/2021 11:46:55 PM
Impressive Qatar secure straight-set win over Australia

Impressive Qatar secure straight-set win over Australia

Qatar registered a scintillating straight-set win over Australia in their first match in the quarter-finals league stage of the Asian Volleyball Championship in Chiba, Japan, on Thursday.
9/16/2021 11:39:26 PM
‘IPL experience will boost Australia’s chances at WC’

‘IPL experience will boost Australia’s chances at WC’

Australia’s players will benefit from taking part in the Indian Premier League (IPL) when it resumes in Dubai on Sunday and the experience will stand them in good stead for the Twenty20 World Cup in the United Arab Emirates, all-rounder Glenn Maxwell said.
9/16/2021 11:36:05 PM
Kohli to step down as India’s Twenty20 captain after WC

Kohli to step down as India’s Twenty20 captain after WC

Star batsman Virat Kohli announced yesterday that he will give up the India Twenty20 captaincy after the World Cup that starts next month.
9/16/2021 11:34:36 PM
Raducanu labelled ‘Brand Gold’ after US Open triumph

Raducanu labelled ‘Brand Gold’ after US Open triumph

Emma Raducanu’s astonishing US Open triumph could lead to a pot of gold worth around 20 million pounds ($27.7 million) over the next two years and that may be just the start, according to sports marketing experts.
9/16/2021 11:32:18 PM
ICSS, CAF and UNITAR’S CIFAL roll out Internationally Certified Sport Safety and Security Training Programme for African football

ICSS, CAF and UNITAR’S CIFAL roll out Internationally Certified Sport Safety and Security Training Programme for African football

The Confederation of African Football (CAF), the International Centre for Sport Security (ICSS) and UNITAR’s International Training Centre for Authorities and Leaders (CIFAL) jointly announced a launch of the first UN certified Sport Safety and Security Training and Advanced Education Programme
9/16/2021 11:30:56 PM
Messi quiet in PSG draw as Liverpool, City win thrillers

Messi quiet in PSG draw as Liverpool, City win thrillers

Lionel Messi made his first Paris Saint-Germain start in a 1-1 draw at Club Brugge in the Champions League on Wednesday night, while last season’s runners-up Manchester City and Liverpool won high-scoring thrillers.
9/16/2021 10:59:50 PM
India’s Advani defends Asian title

India’s Advani defends Asian title

India’s Pankaj Advani successfully defended his Asian Snooker title after defeating Iran’s Amir Sarkhosh 6-3 (72-42, 72-0, 70-49, 41-66, 70-17, 30-68, 74-34, 12-50, 64-44) in the best of 11 frames final on Thursday.
9/16/2021 10:58:04 PM
Chelsea’s James loses medals in break-in during Zenit win

Chelsea’s James loses medals in break-in during Zenit win

Reece James revealed yesterday that burglars broke into his house and stole his Champions League winners’ medal while he was playing for Chelsea in a European tie this week.
9/16/2021 10:49:12 PM
MME observes International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer

MME observes International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer

The Ministry of Municipality and Environment (MME), represented by the Radiation and Chemicals Protection Department in collaboration with Qatar University organised on Thursday virtual event celebrating on the occasion of the International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer
9/16/2021 10:44:59 PM
UK launches post-Brexit review of EU laws

UK launches post-Brexit review of EU laws

From a ban on imperial measures to rules governing artificial intelligence, the UK government yesterday announced a far-reaching review of EU-era legislation that it plans to ditch after Brexit.
9/16/2021 10:38:50 PM
Teacher turns village walls into blackboards

Teacher turns village walls into blackboards

In a small tribal village on the eastern tip of India, an enterprising teacher has turned walls into blackboards and roads into classrooms, trying to close the gap in learning brought on by prolonged school shutdowns in the country.
9/16/2021 10:35:03 PM
Delhi school teachers fight attendance app over privacy fears

Delhi school teachers fight attendance app over privacy fears

As Covid-19 shuttered India’s schools and overwhelmed its hospitals, teachers in Delhi were roped in for emergency duties — from handing out food rations to staffing vaccination centres, often at great risk to themselves.
9/16/2021 10:32:33 PM
Doha Festival City celebrates Shop Qatar 2021 with raffle draw

Doha Festival City celebrates Shop Qatar 2021 with raffle draw

Doha Festival City (DHFC) has announced its participation in Shop Qatar, a country-wide shopping festival initiated by Qatar Tourism.
9/16/2021 10:22:58 PM
Qatar enters pact with Mali to support Malian children's access to education

Qatar enters pact with Mali to support Malian children's access to education

Qatar, represented by the Qatar Fund For Development, and the Republic of Mali represented in the Ministry of Economy and Finance, signed a loan agreement to support the implementation of the PACETEM project that aims to ensure out of school children in Mali have access to quality primary education
9/16/2021 10:10:39 PM
A just transition needs a job guarantee

A just transition needs a job guarantee

The climate crisis will wipe out millions of jobs long before the feared robots do. It is estimated that heat stress alone will eliminate the equivalent of 80mn full-time jobs by 2030, not counting those lost as a result of wildfires, floods, storms, and other extreme weather events.
9/16/2021 9:54:04 PM
‘UAE central bank working to replace interbank rates’

‘UAE central bank working to replace interbank rates’

The United Arab Emirates central bank is studying ways to replace the local interbank rate, three sources said, as it tries to catch up with global regulators who have called time on such benchmarks after banks’ attempts to rig them.
9/16/2021 9:44:14 PM
Evergrande market fallout grows as local unit halts bond trading

Evergrande market fallout grows as local unit halts bond trading

Intensifying concern over the impact of a China Evergrande Group default is rippling through the nation’s financial markets.
9/16/2021 9:41:42 PM